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SPENCER COOK FOR THE HOYA
Writer and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie argued that religion and feminism are not mutually exclusive in Gaston Hall yesterday.

Feminist Values Compatible With Religion, Author Adichie Argues

The pursuit of gender equality should transcend religious ideology, according to author and feminist activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who spoke as part of the Faith and Culture Lecture Series in Gaston Hall yesterday. “Not just Catholicism, but the religions I am mostly familiar with, in the mainstream way they are[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Alumnus Under Fire in Georgia Congressional Campaign

Alumnus Under Fire in Georgia Congressional Campaign

Georgetown University alumnus Jon Ossoff (SFS ’09) is running as a Democrat in Georgia’s special election to fill the 6th Congressional District’s seat in the House of Representatives. Ossoff has come under fire for videos from his time at Georgetown that have resurfaced. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), who represented Georgia’s[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
University President John J. DeGioia announced the appointment of Christopher S. Celenza as the new dean for the Georgetown College starting July 1.

New College Dean Looks to Balance Tradition With Innovation

Christopher S. Celenza, who will start as the next dean of the College on July 1, is looking to balance maintaining Georgetown’s traditions with a need to prepare students for an uncertain future. “On the one hand, the basic experience of the College for Georgetown students is one that really[Read More…]

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Four Students Sworn In Following GUSA Senate Election

Four students were sworn as Georgetown University Student Association senators Feb. 26, following the Feb. 23 GUSA senate election. Sarah Griffin (SFS ’18) will represent East Campus for the remainder of the school year while Chloe Phillips (SFS ’17) and Nick Zeffiro (SFS ’18) will represent South Campus. Samantha Granville[Read More…]

by March 5, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA Vice President-elect Jessica Andino (COL '18), left, and President-elect Kamar Mack (COL '19) were elected Feb. 23 with the narrowest election margin in recent history of 34 votes.

Mack to Lead GUSA as First Sophomore President in Eight Years

Georgetown University Student Association President-elect Kamar Mack (COL ’19) will be the first sophomore to serve as president since 2009 when he is inaugurated March 18. In addition, his running mate, GUSA Vice President-elect Jessica Andino (COL ’18) will be the third member of the Georgetown Scholarship Program to serve as[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELLA WAN FOR THE HOYA
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

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…]

by February 24, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

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 the[Read More…]

by February 21, 2017 7 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Mack and Andino Share Key Values

Mack and Andino Share Key Values

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 I[Read More…]

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

Mack, Andino Platform Spotlights Entrepreneurship

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…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA
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

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 race[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top