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Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won yesterday’s Georgetown University Student Association executive election by a narrow margin of 34 votes over Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (COL ’18).

Mack, Andino Win GUSA Election in Narrow Victory

February 24, 2017 at 3:27 am 2 comments

Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won the Georgetown University Student Association election early this morning, narrowly defeating Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (COL ’18) by 34 votes, the closest margin in recent electoral history. Mack and Andino received 50.74 percent — 1,160 votes —Read More

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GUSA presidential candidates Kamar Mack (COL '19), left, Garet Williams (COL '18) and John Matthews (COL '18) met Monday evening for an Election Commission-sponsored debate in the Healey Family Student Center.

GUSA Presidential Debate Focuses on Need to Increase Affordability, Health Services

February 21, 2017 at 10:42 am 7 comments

Three of the four presidential candidates for the Georgetown University Student Association executive office found common ground on the need to make Georgetown more affordable at last night’s debate. Kamar Mack (COL ’19), John Matthews (COL ’18) and Garet Williams (COL ’18) participated in Monday evening’s debate, organized by theRead More

Mack and Andino Share Key Values

Mack and Andino Share Key Values

February 17, 2017 at 12:26 am 0 comments

Although they hail from different backgrounds, Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) were drawn to Georgetown for similar reasons. Both came to Georgetown not only for the school’s academics, but also for the opportunities it affords students outside the classroom. “I am from Memphis, Tenn., and IRead More

Mack, Andino Platform Spotlights Entrepreneurship

February 17, 2017 at 12:08 am 0 comments

The commitment to a fresh, more diverse and representative Georgetown University Student Association is reflected in Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino’s (COL ’18) platform. “We have built every single piece of our platform to serve underrepresented populations. That is something that Jessica and I hold dear,” Mack said.Read More

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The Georgetown University Student Association has sought to introduce a series of reforms this year, including the proposed abolition of the GUSA senate to be replaced by a new, elected assembly.

Executives Reflect on Evolving GUSA

February 14, 2017 at 12:12 am 2 comments

Two years ago, former Georgetown University Student Association President Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Vice President Connor Rohan (COL ’16) ran a satirical campaign with only two serious platforms on mental health and sexual assault reform. Last year, Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) entered the raceRead More

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Three tickets entered the Georgetown University Student Association executive election early Thursday morning.

Three Tickets Enter 2017 GUSA Executive Election

February 9, 2017 at 1:51 am 0 comments

Three tickets entered the Georgetown University Student Association election early Thursday morning, marking the start of a two-weeklong campaign. Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18), Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) and John Matthews (COL ’18) and Nick Matz (COL ’18) have officially declaredRead More

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The Student Activities Commission imposed budgetary sanctions on the Georgetown Solidarity Committee on Monday night.

GSC Sanctioned for Sit-In Violations

February 7, 2017 at 12:16 am 0 comments

The Student Activities Commission voted last night to sanction workers’ rights group Georgetown Solidarity Committee by admitting the group into a restoration process that removes GSC control over its budget. The restoration sanction, announced at a public hearing in the Healey Family Student Center, was approved by a seven-to-three vote.Read More

GUSA Senate Passes Voting Reform Bill

January 31, 2017 at 12:18 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Student Association senate passed two resolutions Sunday pertaining to last semester’s referendum that sought to abolish the GUSA senate and replace it with an elected assembly primarily responsible for allocating club funding. The first resolution, drafted by GUSA senator Jasmine Ouseph (SFS ’19) and GUSA senate speakerRead More

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Four Georgetown alumni, including the nominee for Special Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (CAS ’69 , LAW ’73), are looking to serve in President Donald Trump's administration.

Four Georgetown Alumni Set to Join Trump Administration

January 31, 2017 at 12:04 am 1 comment

At least four university alumni are slated to join President Donald Trump’s administration as he continues to assemble his cabinet in the weeks following his Jan. 20 inauguration. The recently-confirmed Secretary of Homeland Security General John Kelly (GRD ’84), Office of Management and Budget Director-designate Rep. John Mulvaney (R-S.C.) (SFSRead More

Demonstrators Gather at White House, Capitol to Protest Trump’s Immigration Ban

Demonstrators Gather at White House, Capitol to Protest Trump’s Immigration Ban

January 30, 2017 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry into the United States to citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, hundreds of protesters stood outside the White House for hours yesterday before walking down Pennsylvania Ave. to the Capitol building. Seven predominantly Muslim countries — Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Iran andRead More