Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Junior Abigail Semple recieved the fewest votes out of the top three candidates for executive treasurer in the spring 2019 election. Beacon Archive

EIV business manager secures SGA executive treasurer despite losing race

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
April 10, 2019

Junior Abigail Semple will assume the Student Government Association executive treasurer position for the 2019–20 academic year after sophomore Joseph Davidi and freshman Brady Baca both declined the...

Members of SGA watch as freshman Brady Baca gives an impassioned speech during spring election press night two days before announcing his departure from the executive treasurers race. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Baca drops out of SGA executive treasurer’s race amid criticism

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 31, 2019

Freshman Brady Baca dropped out of the Student Government Association executive treasurer’s race on March 28, leaving junior Abigail Semple as the only actively campaigning candidate for the position. Baca...

Junior Abigail Semple recieved the fewest votes out of the top three candidates for executive treasurer in the spring 2019 election. Beacon Archive

EIV business manager to challenge Baca for SGA executive treasurer

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 28, 2019

Junior Abigail Semple launched her write-in campaign and joined a contentious Student Government Association executive treasurer’s race on Tuesday as freshman candidate Brady Baca continues to face criticism...

Emerson’s cost of attendance increased from $19,303 per year in 1990 to $67,832 in 2019. Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Staff

Returning students to see 4 percent tuition hike

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
March 28, 2019

The college does not plan to end annual tuition increases, President M. Lee Pelton said in an interview. Emerson follows the national trend of rising higher education costs in colleges and universities...

Freshman Brady Baca is running for Executive Treasurer of SGA despite not having served on the treasury team. Photo by Xinyi Tu

SGA officials criticize candidate’s campaign for executive treasurer

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 21, 2019

Sophomore Joseph Davidi dropped out of the spring 2019 Student Government Association executive treasurer race which leaves freshman challenger Brady Baca with a likely victory in April, as the only actively...

Sophomore Allison Payne assumed the first vice chair position of the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans. Photo by Madison Goldberg / Beacon Correspondent

College Republicans chapter expands conservative voice on campus

By Sydney Richelieu
February 12, 2019

Sophomore Allison Payne started an Emerson chapter of College Republicans, a national group, at the beginning of the spring 2019 semester to give representation to conservative students on campus. Two...

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Voice Your Choice results change after controversy over allocation

By Emily Roberts
December 5, 2018

After students sent angry emails and created heated social media posts about Voice Your Choice allocations, the student action committee altered its decision to spread $100,000 of alumni gift money across...

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