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Georgetown Sees Record-Low Acceptance Rate for Class of 2022

A record-high number of students applied to Georgetown University in this year’s undergraduate application cycle, resulting in a 14.5 percent acceptance rate — the lowest rate in the university’s history. In total, 22,897 students applied to Georgetown’s Class of 2022, and 3,327 of them were admitted. The applicant pool is[Read More…]

by March 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Hundreds of Students Join Walkout to Protest Gun Violence

Hundreds of Students Join Walkout to Protest Gun Violence

Hundreds of students marched out of class Wednesday morning to call for gun violence prevention, part of a nationwide network of protests in the aftermath of last month’s mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. At least 200 Georgetown University students, members of faculty and local families gathered[Read More…]

by March 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sahil Nair (SFS '19) and Naba Rahman (SFS '19) have been elected GUSA president and vice president, respectively, by 36 votes.

Nair, Rahman Clinch Outsider Victory in Tight GUSA Race

Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) have been elected president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association by a razor-thin margin of 36 votes. Nair and Rahman are set to be the third consecutive nonwhite GUSA executive pair when they take office March 9, replacing[Read More…]

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3rd GUSA Referendum in 2 Years Delivers Senate Triumph

A campus-wide referendum proposing reforms to the Georgetown University Student Association senate passed Tuesday night, receiving more than the necessary 25 percent support from the student body. Members of the GUSA senate will now be elected by class year rather than by geographic location, and elections for nonfreshman senators will now[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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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Nair and Rahman Narrowly Lead in GUSA Election, According to Poll

Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) narrowly lead the race for Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president, according to a door-to-door poll of 601 students conducted by The Hoya on Tuesday evening. Nair and his running mate Rahman received 34.5 percent support of 339 self-identified[Read More…]

AARON WEINMANN FOR THE HOYA
Four candidates for president of the Georgetown University Student Association discussed their qualifications and policy priorities in a presidential debate Monday.

In GUSA Presidential Debate, Candidates Disagree on Student Government’s Role

Four candidates for president of the Georgetown University Student Association pitched themselves to voters Monday night in this year’s GUSA presidential debate, which focused on the question of GUSA’s shortcomings and its role on campus. Logan Arkema (COL ’20), Hunter Estes (SFS ’19), Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Josh Sirois[Read More…]

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Ticket Profile: Logan Arkema and Jonathan Compo Satirize GUSA Race

Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL ’20) are not like the other candidates running for president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association. They go by the names of fictional comic book figures Batman and Robin, wear the characters’ costumes and admit they are hoping they[Read More…]

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Ticket Profile: Hunter Estes and Richard Howell Emphasize Cost, Community

In Hunter Estes (SFS ’19) and Richard Howell’s (SFS ’19) campaign pitch for the Georgetown University Student Association’s executive offices, the candidates promise they will be the student body’s “bulldog” against the rising costs of tuition and mandatory textbooks. Estes and Howell are running for GUSA president and vice president,[Read More…]

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4 Tickets Enter 2018 GUSA Executive Election

  Four tickets launched their campaigns for the 2018 Georgetown University Student Association executive election early Thursday morning, previewing a season expected to focus on themes of affordability and inclusion. The announced tickets are: Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL ’20), Hunter Estes (SFS ’19) and Richard Howell[Read More…]