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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

A spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting

SGA appoints Coughlin executive treasurer, ending months-long vacancy

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
August 31, 2020

The Student Government Association appointed former Visual and Media Arts Senator Thomas Coughlin to fill their long-vacant executive treasurer position in a Financial Advisory Board meeting Saturday,...

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting. Photo by Yongze Wang.

Structural changes reshaping student government following rocky semester

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
January 30, 2020

Following a somewhat tumultuous semester at the college, the Student Government Association is proceeding with unprecedented adaptations to the organization’s fundamental executive structure, which are...

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Abolishing admission fees could hurt student organizations

By Editorial Board
September 18, 2019

Editor's Note: Editor-in-chief Chris Van Buskirk did not contribute to or edit this editorial due to a conflict of interest.  At the Student Government Association’s Financial Advisory Board meeting...

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

EDITORIAL: Creating a supportive environment for student groups

By Editorial Board
February 7, 2019

At Issue: Competing on-campus organizations Our Take: We’re all in this together The college’s focus on arts and communication calls for students to have extensive, hands-on experiences in their...

Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Events on campus: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

By Maria Sato
January 27, 2019

Many students and organizations host events at Emerson and broadcast them on EmConnect’s event page and fliers on bulletin boards around campus. The Beacon’s Living Arts section went through the events...

It’s difficult to take classes specific to my interests when scheduling and other requirements within the major inhibit me from enrolling in them. /
Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Major Thoughts: Making the most of journalism’s outdated curriculum

By Daysia Tolentino
December 6, 2018

Emerson is consistently ranked by College Factual as one of the best journalism schools in the country. During my senior year of high school, I visited the college and my tour guide showed my group the...

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