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KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA
GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) took over from Enushe Khan (MSB ’17, left) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) on Saturday.

Mack, Andino Inaugurated Amid Discord With Senate

One day after the Saturday inauguration of Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18), the senate voted down the duo’s proposal to restructure the executive branch into policy coalitions in a sign of disconnect between the executive branch and senate. The[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Launches Women in Science Website

The university launched a website dedicated to Georgetown women in science March 9 in conjunction with Women’s History Month. The website celebrates the contributions of Georgetown’s female students, alumnae and faculty members in the mathematics, medicine, physical, social, computer and life sciences. Fourteen events are being held at Georgetown for[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA
Williams and Ali, who met at a pre-orientation program, are both involved in advocacy efforts on campus.

Williams and Ali Highlight Role of Inclusivity in GUSA

It was a December evening, and over burrito bowls at Chipotle on M Street, Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18) decided to run for Georgetown University School Association president and vice president. The meeting was far different from when the two first met almost two-and-a-half years earlier[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Williams, Ali Look to Create More Inclusive GUSA

The policy platform proposed by Georgetown University Student Association executive candidates Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18) focuses on efforts to expand diversity, transparency and mental health. According to Williams, his and Ali’s campaign focuses on four themes crucial to any Georgetown student’s experience: “Resources, transparency, inclusivity[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Panelists Urge Political Stability in Israel-Palestine Peace Process

Political tensions are putting progress toward a peace deal between Israel and Palestine on hold according to think tank The Washington Institute for Near Eastern Policy fellows Ghaith al-Omari and David Makovsky in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room on Tuesday. “What are the main threats right now? I[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
PAOLO SANTAMARIA/THE HOYA
Three potential GUSA executive election tickets attended GUSA Election Commission information sessions Tuesday and Wednesday.

GUSA Information Session Reveals 3 Potential Tickets

Three potential tickets attended mandatory information sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday to participate in this year’s Georgetown University Student Association executive election. Eleven eligible students, excluding campus media, attended the Wednesday meeting, including Habon Ali (SFS ’18), Jessica Andino (COL ’18), Alan Chen (COL ’18), Kamar Mack (COL ’19), Richie[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY MYLAN METZGER
Georgetown hosted the 2017 Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the largest student-organized anti-abortion conference in the United States on Monday.

Anti-Abortion Activists Convene for Conference

The 2017 Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the largest student-organized anti-abortion conference in the United States, focused on “working toward a truly pro-life politics,” Saturday in Healy and Gaston Halls. The conference, launched in 2000, has taken place annually at Georgetown in tandem with the Washington, D.C. March for Life.[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DC Passes Expansive Paid Family Leave Bill

DC Passes Expansive Paid Family Leave Bill

Passing by a vote of nine to four on Dec. 20, the Washington, D.C. Council approved a new payroll tax to fund an expansive family and medical leave benefits plan for the city’s private sector employees. If the bill is signed by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), it moves to Congress[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Two Georgetown alumni, John Faso (R-NY) and Republican Francis Rooney from Florida (pictured), will join 22 other Hoyas as well as four other newly-elected alumni in the 115th Congress.

Q&A With Georgetown Alumni Elected to Congress

In addition to four other Georgetown alumni newly elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 8, Republicans John Faso of New York (LAW ’79) and Francis Rooney of Florida (CAS ’75, LAW ’78) will join a total of 22 Hoyas serving in the 115th Congress. In an interview[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Disabilities Studies Minor Petition Launched

Disabilities Studies Minor Petition Launched

About 320 members of the Georgetown community have signed a petition calling for the university to launch a disabilities studies minor as of Oct. 27. The petition, which was created by the Georgetown University Student Association, is looking to push the university to establish an interdisciplinary disability studies minor as[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top