Post Tagged with: "GUSA senate"

Cura Personalis Should Comply With the ADA

In the Georgetown University Student Association senate Sunday night, we unanimously passed a resolution calling for Georgetown University to revisit accessibility policies in relation to campus events that occur outside of the classroom. In fact, the university website states, “Inspired by the Jesuit value of educating the whole person, Georgetown[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

One Step Forward for Fossil Fuel Divestment

The Georgetown University Student Association senate passed a resolution to endorse GU Fossil Free’s proposal to mandate the university’s divestment from fossil fuels Sunday evening. The bill passed with 17 votes to six, and GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) signed the bill Monday evening. “I think that [the bill][Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News
Casting a Vote for Reform

Casting a Vote for Reform

The Hilltop is flooded with flyering and door-to-door campaigning around the time of the Georgetown University Student Association senate races. Last week, one only had to walk through a heavily canvassed Red Square to feel the election enthusiasm. With this in mind, GUSA’s mission of representing student interests would be[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GUSA Senate Begins Term

GUSA Senate Begins Term

The eighth session of the Georgetown University Student Association senate, inaugurated Sunday afternoon, was elected last Thursday with record voter turnout. Approximately 47 percent of the student body, or 2,966 undergraduates, cast ballots, an increase from last year’s 34 percent, or 2,631 students. GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) attributed[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Sexual Assault Ed Approved

The GUSA senate voted unanimously Sunday to require annual sexual assault peer educator training for all student government members, while also urging the university to alter its policy regarding sexual assault in the Code of Student Conduct. These bills come at the heels of months of work by the Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by April 12, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Senate Approves Tisa Appointments

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate voted unanimously to approve President NateTisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan’s (SFS ’14) nominations for a new executive cabinet Sunday. Tisa said his cabinet structure will mirror the subcommittee structure he introduced to the senate during his term as senate speaker this past year when Clara[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Proposes Disciplinary Reform

The GUSA senate passed a resolution Jan. 20 urging the university to expunge records of Class A violations committed during freshman year for students who do not receive additional citations in the following three semesters. Under current policy, the university expunges students’ disciplinary records of all categories upon their graduation. Class A[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Launches New Website

The Georgetown University Student Association will launch a new website by the end of January, regaining an official online presence after three months without a website. The site, gusa.georgetown.edu, which will be hosted on a WordPress server, will offer students a more integrated and easy-to-use domain than the former site,[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments News

Senate Lauds Standard Change

The Georgetown University Student Association senate passed a resolution endorsing the implementation of the new “clear and convincing” evidentiary standard at its meeting Sunday night. Though the resolution expresses support for Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson’s decision to raise the standard, it also urges the university to extend[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Senate Stumps Voters

Without well-informed voters, GUSA senate elections are at best a popularity contest. Typically, they hinge on name recognition. At worst, they are a total guessing game. But these elections matter, and while everyone involved in the process has some share of responsibility for keeping students informed, GUSA could make several[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Opinion