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ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Former Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) discussed their time in office.

Mack and Andino Reflect on Time in Office

Former Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) entered office on a campaign platform that promised a “Fresh GUSA,” focusing on affordability, health resources and student entrepreneurship. The duo won the 2017 executive election with a narrow victory of 34 votes and entered[Read More…]

by April 3, 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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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
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: Sahil Nair and Naba Rahman Tout Inclusivity Initiatives

When Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) first met on a national debate circuit their senior year of high school, they never would have anticipated that four years later they would run in the Georgetown University Student Association’s 2018 executive election. The pair promises to amplify student[Read More…]

RYAN BAE/THE HOYA
Following two information sessions this week, four tickets are set to face off in the Georgetown University Student Assocation's executive election to be held Feb. 22.

4 Tickets Emerge for GUSA Executive Race

Four potential tickets have emerged in the upcoming race for the Georgetown University Student Association executive election. Election day is set for Feb. 22, with this year’s official campaign period beginning Feb. 8. Candidates are not permitted to campaign until this date. Tickets are required to attend one of two[Read More…]

ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Cawley Career Center has drawn criticism from students, despite its recent efforts to improve.

Students Express Concern Over Career Center Resources

Forty-five Georgetown graduates enrolled in law school in 2016, one of the top fields of study for those going directly to graduate school according to the Class of 2016 First Destination Report released by the Cawley Career Education Center. Like these students before her, Corine Forward (COL ’19) plans to[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Donors at Center of Middle East Rivalries

Georgetown Donors at Center of Middle East Rivalries

When Lebanese and Georgetown University elites filled an overflowing Lohrfink Auditorium in 2009 to celebrate a $22 million gift honoring former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the audience and school did not know that fewer than 10 years later, the Georgetown alumnus who gifted the amount would be at the[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Former Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, promoted a new index measuring women's well-being worldwide.

Georgetown Institute Names Iceland Best Country for Women’s Well-Being

Iceland is the best country for women’s well-being, according to a new Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security index that measures women’s well-being around the globe. The United States ranks 22nd overall, after Iceland the remaining countries in the top 10 are: Norway, Switzerland, Slovenia, Spain, Finland, Canada, Sweden,[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown University benefactor and Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal donated $20 million in 2005 to endow the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

Georgetown Benefactor Detained in Saudi Arrests

A late-night wave of arrests in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4 swept up prominent Georgetown University benefactor and Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, alongside dozens of influential businessmen, politicians and royals. Prince Alwaleed, who donated $20 million in 2005 to endow the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 4 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top