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ELIZA LAFFERTY AND PATRICK WALSH Georgetown University Student Association senate elected Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) as speaker and vice speaker.

GUSA Senate Elects Speaker, Vice Speaker

Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) were elected speaker and vice speaker of the Georgetown University Student Association senate in an emergency senate meeting Oct. 2. Lafferty, the former transition chair of the senate, and Walsh, the former transition vice chair of the senate were nominated for[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE-ISABELLE DE BOKAY
Elections for the senate of the Georgetown University Student Association will take place Sept. 30. Fourteen seats are open this semester.

GUSA Senate Elections to Fill 14 Vacancies

Georgetown University Student Association Senate elections, set for Sept. 30, include 33 candidates running for 14 open positions. The open seats include seven vacant spots for freshmen, four at-large seats available to students from all years, and three open seats for senators from the junior class. Vacancies for the class[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE-ISABELLE DEBOKAY/FOR THE HOYA
Juan Martinez (SFS '20) is Georgetown University Student Association president effective Sept. 16 after Sahil Nair (SFS '19) resigned Sept. 11.

GUSA Appoints New President, Apologizes for Initial Response

Juan Martinez (SFS ’20), the former transition chair of the Georgetown University Student Association senate, is the new GUSA president, effective Sept. 16, replacing Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), who resigned Sept. 11. Martinez was sworn in Sunday and will serve as president for the remaining 2018-19 presidential term, culminating when the next[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), the acting president of the Georgetown University Student Association, and Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) will resign Friday, effective at 11:59 p.m., according to a draft of a news release provided to The Hoya on Thursday night. Rahman and Bennett’s resignation comes after the[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE-ISABELLE DE BOKAY/THE HOYA

After Nair Resignation, GUSA Senate Demands Rahman, Bennett Resign

The Georgetown University Student Association senate demanded the resignations of acting President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) and nine other senior staff members in a resolution passed at an emergency senate meeting Tuesday night. The meeting of the 15 senators was called after the GUSA[Read More…]

by September 12, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Nair Resigns GUSA Presidency Following Pressure From Senior GUSA Leadership

Nair Resigns GUSA Presidency Following Pressure From Senior GUSA Leadership

Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), Georgetown University Student Association president, resigned Tuesday morning following announcements by Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) and 10 other members of the GUSA executive that they would resign effective Friday. Nair’s resignation is effective immediately. Nair did not include a reason in his resignation statement[Read More…]

by September 11, 2018 17 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL FOR THE HOYA
Georgetown University Student Assosciation President, Kamar Mack (COL ’19), left, and Vice President, Jessica Andino (COL ’18) reflect during their first State of the Campus Address.

GUSA State of Campus Address Previews Advocacy Priorities

Student leaders from the Georgetown University Student Association shared their recent achievements and future initiatives during an inaugural State of the Campus address in Healey Family Student Center on Wednesday evening. Around 50 students attended the event, held one evening after President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

New GUSA Senate Elected With High Turnout

More than 30 percent of students voted in yesterday’s Georgetown University Student Association senate elections, an increase from last fall’s 5.63 percent rate and a historically high turnout for the typically low-key competition. Fall GUSA elections rarely attract more than a quarter of the student population, particularly in the fall[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Ensuring an Inclusive Senate

This year, the Georgetown University Student Association did not begin its outreach efforts to encourage women, people of color and other underrepresented groups on campus to get involved in student leadership positions until after the September deadline to run for the GUSA senate. Consequently, this year’s senate is predominated by[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: GUSA Senate Reform Will Bolster Representation

After December’s unsuccessful referendum to replace the Georgetown University Student Association senate with a new assembly, some may balk at another vote aimed at GUSA senate reform. But the initiative up for election April 25 to 27 represents welcome — and necessary — change to a system struggling to better[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top