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SAC Amends Funding Guidelines

The Student Activities Commission passed an amendment to its funding guidelines Monday night allowing student groups to formally appeal programming arcs, sanctions and event approvals through the Center for Student Programs. Previously, student groups could only appeal SAC decisions through the commission itself. For event appeals and sanctions, students groups[Read More…]

by April 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News

GUSA Backs Online News Subscriptions

With The New York Times’ recent suspension of free access to its online edition, members of Georgetown University Student Association are encouraging the university to coordinate an online subscription for students. On March 28, The New York Times limited online users to 20 free articles a month. Colleges and universities[Read More…]

by April 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Healy Pub Proposal Brews Student, Alumni Excitement

Although the historic Healy Pub dried up over 20 years ago, talk of a revival flowed freely across campus this week. One of 23 proposed allocations submitted to the Georgetown University Student Association for the $3.4 million available in the Student Activities Fee Endowment, the bid for a social hub[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

App Lets Students Playing Waiting Game View GUTS Schedule

Tired of looking at Georgetown’s transportation website every time he wanted to ride a GUTS bus, Chris Cronbaugh (COL ’12) decided to create an application to check arrival times. Now with the new “Next GUTS” application, Android phone users can quickly view the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle schedule. Cronbaugh’s free[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Fund Examination to Focus on Board, Efficiency

With the passage of SAFE Reform and a new GUSA executive team in office, debate has begun over the future of the GUSA Fund, which was set up last year to supplement the money student groups receive from their advisory boards. Newly elected Georgetown University Student Association Vice President Greg[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Collegiate Readership Program Relaunched

Collegiate Readership Program Relaunched

GUSA brought back the Collegiate Readership Program Monday, replenishing newsstands around campus with free daily copies of The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today after funding shortages had forced a hiatus that began in September. Newspaper distribution locations are available in Lauinger Library, Red Square and Sellinger Lounge.[Read More…]

by March 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Executive Pair Sworn In

The newly elected Georgetown University Student Association executives Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) and Greg Laverriere (COL ’12) outlined their goals for the upcoming year at Saturday’s Senate meeting, ushering in a new era in student government. According to Meaney, funding reform and student space are the two biggest issues that[Read More…]

by March 1, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Budget Summit Sees Spike in Fund Requests

Student group requests for funding at GUSA’s annual Budget Summit on Sunday totaled $1.6 million, a figure double the amount the student association has on hand to allocate for the upcoming year. Representatives from more than 30 student organizations, up from 10 last year, submitted requests at the summit, which[Read More…]

by March 1, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Meaney and Laverriere Nab Win in GUSA Election

Meaney and Laverriere Nab Win in GUSA Election

Mike Meaney (SFS ‘12) and Greg Laverriere (COL ‘12) have won the Georgetown University Student Association executive race with a total of 1,612 votes. It took four rounds of runoff voting for one ticket to gain a majority, with Meaney and Laverriere receiving 60.6 percent of the vote in the[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Plan Vocal Response to Noise Law

Even as the Metropolitan Police Department denies it is unfairly cracking down on off-campus nightlife, students affected by a harsher D.C. noise law have ramped up opposition to the measure, which went into effect last week. MPD has made calls to Burleith resident Jenny Devine’s (COL ’11) home three times[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments City News, News