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SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA

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…]

ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA

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…]

ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA
Student-led efforts to raise funds for an off-campus mental health program were met with a $10,000 contribution from the university Thursday.

Students to Vote Again on GUSA Senate Reform Referendum

Students are set to vote Feb. 22 on a campuswide referendum that proposes reforms to the Georgetown University Student Association senate, including proposals to elect senators by class year instead of by geographic districts and to move elections for nonfreshman senators to April instead of the fall. The referendum consists[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA
Georgetown University Student Association mental health advocates are fundraising for an off-campus therapy stipend program through Saxafund.

GUSA Seeks Donations for Therapy Stipend Program

Student mental health advocates are aiming to raise $4,000 for a pilot program to fund off-campus therapy for lower-income students through Saxafund, a crowdfunding platform for Georgetown University student initiatives, after administrators did not commit funding for a wider pilot program last year. The proposal, launched by the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALYSSA ALFONSO FOR THE HOYA
Recently, Cawley has taken steps to improve services, particularly for international students, who expressed criticism of the Sept. 15 career fair’s perceived lack of international employers.

Cawley Career Center Collaborates With GUSA to Address Student Concerns

Streamlined communication and feedback systems at the Cawley Career Education Center are set to be implemented via Google form later this week, thanks to a collaborative effort between the Georgetown University Student Association and staff at Cawley. The effort is also slated to include a series of focus groups to[Read More…]

by January 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top