Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

SGA approves Skunks’ budget request, talks Voice Your Choice

SGA approves Skunks’ budget request, talks Voice Your Choice

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 13, 2019

The Student Government Association approved a late annual budget request and hosted representatives from the Department of Institutional Advancement, Emerson’s office for financial donations, during...

Voter turnout increased by 156 percent from the 2004 to 2019 spring elections. Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

SGA voter turnout increases by 230 percent

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
April 11, 2019

In the highest voter turnout since 2009, 875 students voted in the Student Government Association elections on April 3 and April 4 for 19 different positions. Voter turnout increased by more than 200...

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...

Associate Director of Student and Young Alumni Engagement Jillian Naimo said voting should begin in April. William Bloxham / Beacon Correspondent

Students to vote on $100,000 for student access

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
January 27, 2019

An online, Voice Your Choice student vote scheduled for April will decide how $100,000 in alumni donations will be divided between sections of Student Access. Scholarships and funds fall under Student...

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Voice Your Choice results change after controversy over allocation

By Emily Roberts
December 5, 2018

After students sent angry emails and created heated social media posts about Voice Your Choice allocations, the student action committee altered its decision to spread $100,000 of alumni gift money across...

College calls on SGA to help promote Voice Your Choice program

College calls on SGA to help promote Voice Your Choice program

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
October 18, 2018

An Emerson Associate Director petitioned the Student Government Association at the weekly Tuesday meeting to help promote the Voice Your Choice initiative where students can allocate $100,000 of alumni...

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New program lets students allocate $100,000 of alumni donations

By Melanie Curry
September 20, 2018

A new program lets students decide where to allocate $100,000 of alumni donations starting Nov. 12. The new initiative, Voice Your Choice, is designed to give students more say in the allocation...

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