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The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

SGA appointed a new chief justice Tuesday after Joseph Johnson resigned from the position.

New chief justice will lead SGA under overhauled constitution

By Charlie McKenna
May 11, 2020

The Student Government Association unanimously appointed a new chief justice Tuesday in their final Joint Session of the spring 2020 semester, after current Chief Justice Joseph Johnson—part of the executive...

Joint Session passes resolution to support students in first online meeting

Joint Session passes resolution to support students in first online meeting

By Charlie McKenna
April 5, 2020

The Student Government Association held two Joint Session meetings via Zoom this week where they discussed and passed a resolution to support students disproportionately affected by the college’s transition...

Joint Session appointed two new members Tuesday for the positions of Class of 2021 President and Transfer Student Commissioner.

SGA passes resolution in support of faculty union and appoints two new members

By Charlie McKenna
February 26, 2020

Members of the Student Government Association voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a resolution in support of the Emerson College Chapter of the American Association of University Professors after the...

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 Student Government Association meeting from the spring semester.

SGA delays vote on FEB proposal, appoints two new senators

By Charlie Mckenna
February 5, 2020

A highly-anticipated Student Government Association vote on the newly proposed Financial Equity Board was delayed again Tuesday, following several weeks of discussion regarding the proposal and initial...

The Student Government Association appointed the first four of out five members of the Executive Cabinet. Photo credit: Yongze Wang

SGA appoints four executive cabinet members in wide-ranging meeting

By Charlie Mckenna
January 30, 2020

The Student Government Association unanimously voted to appoint the first four members of the newly established Executive Cabinet along with two new commissioners at their second Joint Session on Tuesday.The...

SGA hosts new diversity director, public art think tank

SGA hosts new diversity director, public art think tank

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 30, 2019

Director of Faculty Development and Diversity Tuesda Roberts appeared before the Student Government Association on Tuesday to explain her new role at the college, telling members that she deals mostly...

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SGA appoints commissioners, sets goals for the semester

By Carlee Bronkema, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2019

The Student Government Association unanimously approved two commissioners and an executive secretary at their first Tuesday meeting of the year.  The appointments, including Jay Liu as International...

SGA approves 39 constitutional amendments to appear on ballots next week

SGA approves 39 constitutional amendments to appear on ballots next week

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
March 30, 2019

The Student Government Association debated potential constitutional amendments and heard the progress of the Financial Accountability Initiative at the March 26 meeting. SGA approved 39 amendments to...

Student Government Association moves to revive Lion for Lions scholarship

Student Government Association moves to revive ‘Lion for Lions’ scholarship

By Sydney Richelieu
November 2, 2018

The Financial Advisory Board plans to allocate some Student Government Association scholarship funds to sustain the Lions for Lions scholarship. The 2016 senior class created the Lions for Lions scholarship to...

FAB approves appeals to EAGLE and AEPhi for events

FAB approves appeals to EAGLE and AEPhi for events

By Kieran Bauman
October 7, 2018

The Financial Advisory Board unanimously approved two appeal requests at the weekly Thursday meeting. Emerson’s Advancement Group for Love and Expression appealed for $4,992 to fund the 23 events...

SGA debates openly supporting gun control reform

SGA debates openly supporting gun control reform

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 28, 2018

Senior Matt Mogavero asked the Student Government Association to increase their involvement in the state-level gun control debate at their weekly joint session meeting on March 27. Mogavero spearheaded...

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