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A Student Government Association meeting in spring 2020.

SGA to host spring elections at end of week

By Adri Pray and Maddie Barron
Published April 5, 2023

Candidates for the 2023-24 Student Government Association have spent weeks marketing their campaigns to the Emerson community, who will choose their representatives...


SGA elections outreach minimal prior to polls opening

By Charlie McKenna
Published November 18, 2020

With the polls open in the Student Government Association’s fall elections, the typical flood of campaign marketing materials that popped up on campus...

SGA at a Fall 2019 Joint Session meeting.

SGA Elections preview of senate and class council candidates

By Charlie McKenna
Published April 26, 2020

The Student Government Association's spring 2020 election features 19 students running for political office against the backdrop of a pandemic and a brand...


SGA expands senate and class council positions ahead of spring 2020 elections

By Charlie McKenna
Published April 18, 2020

The Student Government Association restructured the way the organization conducts business within its class councils and academic senate ahead of the upcoming...

A Spring 2020 Student Government Association meeting.

SGA finalizes election timeline, eliminates requirements

By Charlie Mckenna
Published February 20, 2020

The Student Government Association unanimously voted to eliminate several constitutional elections bylaws at their weekly Joint Session meeting Tuesday...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: SGA Elections and Global Gender Equality workshop

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour: SGA Elections and Global Gender Equality workshop

Published October 21, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 10/21: SGA Elections and Global Gender Equality workshop" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went...

Executive Vice President Will Palauskas updated SGAs website on Oct. 30 to include the previously missing meeting minutes.

SGA special elections to proceed without balloted candidates

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
Published October 16, 2019

The Student Government Association announced on Tuesday that it will hold its upcoming special elections without any officially balloted candidates. SGA...

Two SGA candidates run against each other in the first opposed election since Spring 2015. Photo: Daniel Peden for The Berkeley Beacon

Two candidates run for SGA executive president

By Chris Van Buskirk, Former Editor-in-Chief/Emerson ‘21
Published March 29, 2018

Polls for the Student Government Association election opened midnight March 28. The race for executive president pits SGA Class of 2019 President Jessica...

SGA officials say their meetings have low attendance despite attempts to publicize them.
Photo by Bethany Hamlin.

SGA-student communication falls short

By Shafaq Patel
Published April 5, 2017

Problems with communication and engagement are part of the reason that all the Student Government Association candidates on this year’s ballot are unopposed...

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