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31 Students Declare Candidacy for April GUSA Senate Election

31 Students Declare Candidacy for April GUSA Senate Election

Georgetown University Student Association senate elections for sophomore, junior and senior representatives are set to run between Wednesday and Thursday evening, following a current GUSA senate campaign to promote greater diversity and inclusivity within the body. Six rising seniors, 12 rising juniors and 13 rising sophomores have declared candidacy in[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students for Justice in Palestine Host Annual Israel Apartheid Week

Students for Justice in Palestine Host Annual Israel Apartheid Week

Georgetown University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine hosted its annual Israel Apartheid Week from April 2 to 6 to draw attention to the 70 years of Palestinian popular resistance against the continued “process of dispossession” and conflict in the Israel-Palestine region since the 1948 Israeli War of Independence.[Read More…]

by April 11, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sally Yates: Trump Eroding Democratic Norms, Public Trust

The erosion of democratic norms and public trust under President Donald Trump’s administration threatens U.S. democratic institutions, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said at a Wednesday evening event cosponsored by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and The New York Times. Yates said she is worried by[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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MSB to Launch Venture Lab in Entrepreneurial Effort

The Georgetown Venture Lab, a shared office space designed to attract alumni entrepreneurs in downtown Washington, D.C. is set to launch later this year after Ted Leonsis (CAS ’77), chair of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Advisory Group, gave $1.5 million to the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative of the McDonough School of Business[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown undergraduate Will Haskell (COL '18) campaigned door-to-door over spring break after launching his bid for the Connecticut state Senate.

Defying Trump, Georgetown Senior Launches Bid for Connecticut State Senate

With only two months left in his undergraduate career, Will Haskell (COL ’18) has set his sights on an ambitious new job: Connecticut state senator. Haskell declared his intent to run as a Democrat for the state Senate seat March 1. A member of the Georgetown Chimes a capella group[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Nair and Rahman defeated candidates Josh Sirois (SFS ’20) and Casey Doherty (COL ’20) by 36 votes in the fourth round of voting in last week’s elections.

GUSA Senate Confirms Election Results

The Georgetown University Student Association senate voted this Sunday to confirm Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) as GUSA president and vice president, following their Feb. 22 election victory. Outgoing GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) are set to swear[Read More…]

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Race to the Finish: GUSA Executive Ticket Profiles

Voting is officially open all day today, Thursday, in the 2018 Georgetown University Student Association executive election. Four tickets have hours left to make their final pitches to students as time runs out on the two-week campaign. The four declared tickets are: Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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New GUSA Constitutional Council Members Confirmed

Three new members of the Georgetown University Student Association constitutional council took office Feb. 14 after the GUSA senate voted to approve their nominations. Allie Phillips (COL ’20), William Morris (COL ’19) and Mariah Johnson (COL ’21) were confirmed as councilors, and Phillips was confirmed as chair of the council,[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ticket Profile: Josh Sirois and Casey Doherty Bring GUSA Experience

Emphasizing their campaign motto “Moving Forward,” Josh Sirois (SFS ’20) and Casey Doherty (COL ’20) are running for president and vice president, respectively, of the Georgetown University Student Association to champion existing projects and advance new ideas. Sirois and Doherty are running on a detailed policy platform and a combined[Read More…]

FILE PHOTO WILL CROMARTY/THE HOYA The race to fill the council followed the nearly simultaneous resignation of all three former councilors Jan. 19, as the senate prepared to consider impeachment proceedings against Russell Wirth (COL ’19), former constitutional councilor and the council’s chair.

GUSA Constitutional Council Still Vacant as Elections Loom

All three seats of the Constitutional Council, the Georgetown University Student Association’s judicial body, remain vacant two days before the start of campaigning for the 2018 GUSA executive election, after the three council members resigned simultaneously Jan. 19 amid heightening tensions with the GUSA senate. Student leaders hope to nominate[Read More…]