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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Henderson-West (far right) poses with attendees and performers at Emersons first-ever Vogue Kiki Ball. Photo courtesy of Christopher Henderson-West

Haus of Emerson named first-ever collegiate vogue ballroom

By Taina Millsap, Staff Writer
September 4, 2019

Christopher Henderson-West initially met with vogue instructor London Lewis to bring vogue workshops to Emerson. About a month after their initial conversation, Henderson-West and Lewis threw the first...

SGA and Voice Your Choice to use the same ballot for spring 2019

SGA and Voice Your Choice to use the same ballot for spring 2019

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
March 25, 2019

Students will vote for their Student Government Association officials and the second round of the Voice Your Choice initiative on the same ballot in spring 2019, SGA officials said. SGA elections and...

SGA elections chair becomes LGBTQIA+ commissioner

SGA elections chair becomes LGBTQIA+ commissioner

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
February 27, 2019

Senior Christopher Henderson-West stepped down as the Student Government Association elections chair to assume the role of LGBTQIA+ commissioner at a Feb. 26 meeting. Executive President Jessica Guida...

Freshman senatorial candidate Brady Baca speaks to the crowd at Center Stage Nov. 8. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

SGA fall election voter turnout increases fivefold

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 27, 2018

Voter turnout for the Student Government Association fall elections increased fivefold from last year—a stark rise after several years of low student engagement. Six percent of undergraduates, 234...

SGA hopes for increased voter turnout in upcoming election

SGA hopes for increased voter turnout in upcoming election

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 11, 2018

Members of the Student Government Association expect an increased voter turnout for this semester’s fall election. Historically, voter turnout for SGA elections has been consistently six to seven...

Freshman senatorial candidate Brady Baca speaks to the crowd at Center Stage Nov. 8. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Positions remain empty as SGA hosts semesterly press night

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 11, 2018

Nine positions could remain without balloted candidates for the Student Government Association fall election following their semesterly press night in Center Stage on Nov. 8. Seven out of 14 candidates...

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