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SGA at a Fall 2019 Joint Session meeting.

Student Government Association approves two appeals

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 16, 2021

The Student Government Association approved nearly $5,000 in appeals from Sigma Pi Theta and Emcomm, in Friday’s student assembly meeting.  Sigma Pi Theta requested $3,184, $1,500 of the funds will...

A Financial Advisory Board meeting in September 2019.

SGA’s Financial Advisory Board meetings grind to a halt

By Charlie McKenna
October 24, 2020

The Financial Advisory Board has not met in four weeks, due in part to a lack of appeals for additional funding from student organizations.  The gap in meetings, Executive Treasurer Thomas Coughlin...

A Financial Advisory Board meeting from the spring of 2019.

FAB grants Wack Magazine appeal

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
September 26, 2020

The Financial Advisory Board unanimously granted a $1,356 appeal to Wack Magazine Friday to fund their semesterly operations. FAB was able to approve the appeal without a formal vote from student assembly...

FAB delayed appointed new voting members and delayed an appeal at their Thursday meeting Photo credit: Yongze Wang

FAB appoints new members, declines to vote on appeal

By Charlie Mckenna
February 23, 2020

The Financial Advisory Board voted at their weekly meeting Thursday to appoint two new voting members and delayed a vote on a $2,900 appeal request from Sigma Pi Theta after Sigma failed to provide specific...

The Student Government Association at their weekly meeting. Photo credit: Charlie Mckenna

FAB allocated two appeals worth $30,000

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
February 13, 2020

The Financial Advisory Board unanimously approved two appeals requests and one budget request totaling over $30,000 in their meeting Thursday afternoon.If both requests are officially approved by Joint...

A joint session held in the Bill Bordy from earlier this spring semester.

Joint Session members approve over $55,000 in appeals

By Charlie Mckenna
February 12, 2020

The Student Government Association unanimously approved two appeals totaling over $55,000 from the Emerson Recognition and Achievement Awards and The Berkeley Beacon at their weekly joint session meeting...

SGA approves largest appeal of the semester

SGA approves largest appeal of the semester

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
November 16, 2019

The Student Government Association voted to approve the largest appeals request of the fall 2019 semester on Thursday for Alpha Epsilon Phi’s annual Ribbons on the Runway fashion show. The request,...

FAB approves appeals from AEPhi and Commissioners Council

FAB approves appeals from AEPhi and Commissioners Council

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 15, 2019

The Financial Advisory Board unanimously approved two appeals totaling $14,607 to Alpha Epsilon Phi and the Commissioners Council for upcoming events at their Nov. 13 meeting. AEPhi appealed for $13,974.07...

The Financial Advisory Board approved thousands in appeals for Emerson Cheerleading Squad, Atlas Magazine, and Films from the Margin. Andrew Brinker / Beacon Staff

FAB approves over $12,000 worth of appeals

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 17, 2019

The Financial Advisory Board unanimously approved three student organization appeals requests on Thursday that totaled over $12,000. The largest of the three requests came from the Emerson Cheerleading...

FAB grants half of ESports’ $2,000 appeal

FAB grants half of ESports’ $2,000 appeal

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 13, 2019

The Financial Advisory Board, in a rare decision, denied part of one of the first appeal requests of the year on Thursday from Emerson’s Esports team. The request, which totaled $2,111.19, was brought...

SGA approves two appeals on snow day

SGA approves two appeals on snow day

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 14, 2018

The Student Government Association approved two appeals for the Communications, Politics, and Law Association and Alpha Phi Omega online via Google Forms on March 13. The snowstorm on March 13 led...

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