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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

SGA officials call for streamlined communication platforms at college

SGA officials call for streamlined communication platforms at college

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 13, 2019

Several Student Government Association members advocated for the college to consolidate its methods of communication to students at the March 12 Joint Session meeting. SGA officials voiced their complaints...

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Expected opening for The Commons at 172 Tremont St. pushed to May

By Anissa Gardizy
February 22, 2019

The Commons at 172 Tremont St. will not open for use this semester contrary to the initial projection from college officials that the building would open for students by spring 2019. The college initially...

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...

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...

Elections Chair Christopher Henderson-West raises his hand to ask a question at the Nov. 13 meeting. Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

SGA constitutional amendment sets off disagreement

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 14, 2018

The Student Government Association voted to add a new amendment to the fall 2018 ballot setting strict requirements for the Board of Trustees representative at the weekly Tuesday meeting.    The Board...

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...

SGA votes to propose POWER commissioner on fall ballots

SGA votes to propose POWER commissioner on fall ballots

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
November 7, 2018

The Student Government Association approved potential amendments to the SGA constitution including the ability to appoint a new non-voting member from Protesting Oppression with Educational Reform at their...

Students now have $10 in printing credits after an SGA initiative called for more credits. Kathryn Killmeyer / Beacon Correspondent

Printing credit doubles following SGA initiative

By Cynthia Tu
September 23, 2018

Students received an extra $5 in print credits per semester after a Student Government Association initiative. SGA Executive President Jessica Guida said writing, literature, and publishing senator...

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