Post Tagged with: "GUSA senate"

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

GUSA Senate Candidates Talk Goals

This year’s candidates for the Georgetown University Student Association senate launched their campaigns Wednesday. The Hoya reached out to each of them to hear about their goals for their campaigns and the superpowers they wished they had. Each candidate was emailed the following seven questions. Responses were edited only for[Read More…]

by September 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Candidates Declare Bids For GUSA Senate Seats

Candidates Declare Bids For GUSA Senate Seats

Students running for seats on the Georgetown University Student Association senate launched their week-long campaigns Wednesday afternoon. Voting for the 27 open senate positions will take place on Sept. 27. Currently, 66 undergraduates are running, almost half of whom are vying to represent the two freshman-only districts. New South and[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA May Pilot Game Rentals

The Georgetown University Student Association senate will vote Sunday on a proposal to launch a game equipment rental program on Harbin Patio next fall. The program, spearheaded by Senator Ben Weiss (COL ’15), will offer equipment for games includingcornhole and ladder ball as well as Kan Jam, a disc-throwing game. According to Weiss, university administrators vetoed the[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments News

Students to Vote on SAFE Proposals in Referendum

The GUSA senate voted unanimously Sunday to send a proposal on how to spend the $3.4 million Student Activities Fee Endowment to a student body-wide referendum. The proposal, which was finalized by the senate’s Finance and Appropriations Committee last week, allocates funds from to finance the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Senate to Vote on Final SAFE Proposals

Members of GUSA’s Finance and Appropriations committee finalized a proposal Wednesday that allocates funds from the Student Activities Fund Endowment to the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund, Georgetown Energy and the New South Student Center renovation effort. The Georgetown University Student Association senate will vote on the document Sunday. If it[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Passes Senate Redistricting Bill

The Georgetown University Student Association senate voted unanimously to approve a bill that will redefine several senate districts Sunday. The bill, proposed by the Senate District Reconciliation Committee, revised the way that the Southwest Quad and two freshmen residence hall districts are designed. It also created two additional off-campus seats,[Read More…]

by November 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

New GUSA Senate Sets Goals for Year

The newly elected senators of Georgetown University Student Association marked their official entrance into student government by setting an agenda and goals for the upcoming year on Sunday afternoon. GUSA’s primary aim for the year will be reforming the student activities fee, a $100 sum charged to students as part[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News