Post Tagged with: "GUSA elections"

VIEWPOINT: Stopping the Madness in Tense Times

Spearheaded by a group of seniors who have since graduated and me, the traditional write-in “joke” ticket of two popular sandwiches from Wisemiller’s Deli — Hot Chick and Chicken Madness — saw unprecedented success in last year’s race for the Georgetown University Student Association presidency. Though it usually amounted to[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Combatting GUSA’s Insularity

Seven weeks after allegations of electioneering forced an inquiry into the Georgetown University Student Association’s referendum on club funding reform, the GUSA Constitutional Council’s decision Jan. 20 to invalidate the election results brought the saga to a heady conclusion. However, the structural flaws in the organization’s electoral system remain unresolved.[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
Enushe & Chris for GUSA Executive

Khan, Fisk Win GUSA Executive Race

Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) won the 2016 Georgetown University Student Association executive election Friday afternoon, the first election in GUSA history with only one official ticket on the ballot. The election results — which will be certified by the GUSA senate at 5 p.m. Sunday[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Senate Elections Fill Six Seats

The Georgetown University Student Association held special Senate elections Friday to fill six vacancies that included two seats in Village A, two in Freshman South, one in LXR and one off-campus. According to election commissioner Graham Willard (SFS ’18), these vacancies are typical following the election of a new GUSA[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
2015 Executive Election Candidates Present Platforms

2015 Executive Election Candidates Present Platforms

The 2015 Georgetown University Student Association election, which began Thursday at midnight in Red Square, features five student pairs, who have publicized their platforms on their respective websites and social media pages. The presidential and vice presidential tickets include Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16), Sara Margolis[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

No Candidates Linked To Secret Societies This Year

None of the 10 candidates running for Georgetown University Student Association executive office hold membership in a secret society, compared to four of eight candidates in last year’s election. Secret societies dominated media coverage of the 2013 GUSA executive race, with the discovery of leaked emails revealing the identities of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Tezel, Jikaria Decide Against Executive Election Endorsement

GUSA President and Vice President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) will not endorse a ticket for the upcoming GUSA executive election, but said that this decision is fluid and could change in the future. “At this point, we think it’s best to not endorse any candidates,”[Read More…]

by February 8, 2015 7 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15), left, takes the reins from outgoing GUSA 
President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) in Healy Hall on Sunday.

Tezel Sworn In as GUSA President

Nearly a month after winning the race for GUSA executive, Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) were sworn in as president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association on Sunday. After the GUSA senate officially certified the results of the Feb. 28 election Saturday, Tezel[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

OMBUDSMAN: On The Hoya’s GUSA Election Coverage

Newspapers have their heyday during election seasons, and The Hoya is no exception. The Georgetown University Student Association executive election has dominated the news section in the past few weeks, with substantial coverage of the candidates and their platforms. Good use of digital media, including live tweeting the presidential and[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Opinion

Votes of No Confidence

Especially during election season, a common complaint about GUSA is a perception that it has failed to connect to different segments of the student body. Whether that perception is valid or not, GUSA should make it possible for students who feel that way to register it on a ballot. To[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion