Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

2021 Academic Townhall

Student government hosts annual town hall

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2021

Students, staff, and faculty voiced their concerns about the college’s virtual attendance policies and discussed the college’s spring reopening plans at the Student Government Association’s annual...

Former SGA Executive President Will Palauskas at an academic town hall in 2018.

SGA academic town hall tackles diversity, burnout

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
November 12, 2020

The Student Government Association’s third annual academic town hall Oct. 27 played host to discussions about diversity within several academic departments at the college.  The town hall, meant to...

Class of 2022 President Cassie Shelley speaks with VMA Department students and faculty at Tuesdays Academic Town Hall. Xinyi Xu / Beacon Staff

SGA Academic Town Hall highlights prevailing college issues

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
November 19, 2019

Hundreds of students and faculty crammed into the Lion’s Den Tuesday at the second annual Student Government Association Academic Town Hall to air grievances with the college’s newly restructured dance...

Former SGA Executive President Will Palauskas at an academic town hall in 2018.

SGA Town Hall served as starting point for departmental conversations

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
December 1, 2018

Faculty and students gathered to discuss their academic experiences and help the Student Government Association collect information on potential changes at the SGA Academic Town Hall on Tuesday. Students...

Unrecognized organizations receive funding for events

Unrecognized organizations receive funding for events

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 27, 2018

The Student Government Association set aside $5,000 in funding for five unrecognized organizations at the weekly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The money will fund one-time events for the organizations...

SGA approves temporary funding for some unrecognized organizations

SGA approves temporary funding for some unrecognized organizations

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 2, 2018

The Student Government Association approved temporary funding guidelines for unrecognized organizations and prepared for the upcoming Academic Town Hall at the weekly meeting on Oct. 30. The executive...

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