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The Georgetown University Student Association is looking to introduce a new assembly to replace the current senate.

Proposed Assembly Looks to Replace GUSA Senate

October 21, 2016 at 12:26 am 0 comments

A proposed plan to replace the GUSA senate with an elected assembly will make the funding process for student clubs more democratic, according to GUSA Senate Speaker Richie Mullaney (COL ’18), pictured center with senators. The Georgetown University Student Association senate may be replaced next year with a new GUSARead More

GUSA University Leadership Appointees Examined

October 18, 2016 at 12:08 am 0 comments

When the university makes major decisions regarding student life — from the closing of Kehoe Field to capital projects affecting students — the proposals are discussed by Director of Virgin Hotels Alberto Beeck (SFS ’91), Chair of the Board of Regents Laurie Hodges Lapeyre (MSB ’83) and two student delegatesRead More

Panelists Push Bias Reporting System Changes

October 18, 2016 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Georgetown University should make it easier to report bias-related incidents, according to a panel of administrators, professors and students during a discussion in the Makóm Jewish Gathering Place on Thursday. The current bias reporting system, which was introduced in 2004, enables students to report bias online and find resources toRead More

VIEWPOINT: Searching for Diversity in GUSA

October 14, 2016 at 3:30 am 2 comments

Last year, I was one of four first-year women in the Georgetown University Student Association senate. When former senators and older Georgetown students cracked jokes about GUSA being a “white boys’ club,” I laughed and brushed it off. After all, there were 11 women in the senate out of 28Read More

Validating the Voter Mandate

October 4, 2016 at 3:40 am 6 comments

On Thursday, the Georgetown University Student Association senate election saw Chicken Madness, a chicken sandwich at Wisemiller’s Grocery and Deli, win an off-campus seat in the student body’s most directly representative organ of government. The sandwich won in a district where two registered candidates were vying for four seats. AfterRead More

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate validated the results of Thursday’s senate election Sunday, which saw a five percent increase in turnout.

Chicken Madness Ticket Barred From Senate After Victory

October 4, 2016 at 12:00 am 1 comment

This year’s Georgetown University Student Association Senate swearing-in ceremony, held in Dahlgren Quad on Sunday, featured an unusual sight: A Wisemiller’s Deli Chicken Madness sandwich, represented by Matthew Gregory (SFS ’17), attempted to assume the off-campus electoral district position it won during last Thursday’s elections. However, before Chicken Madness couldRead More

Satirical Chicken Madness Ticket Wins First GUSA Election

September 30, 2016 at 12:15 am 3 comments

Perennial satirical candidate Wisemiller’s Chicken Madness sandwich won one of the uncontested off-campus seats by write-in vote in Thursday’s Georgetown University Student Association senate election. This is Chicken Madness’ first reported victory in a GUSA election, although Election Commissioner Grady Willard (SFS ’17) said the Election Commission will recommend thatRead More

The new meal exchange options offered by Aramark this academic year, expanding options for students beyond Leo's, above, have been met with enthusiasm despite discrepancies in pricing.

Students Commend Dining Changes Despite Value Gaps

September 27, 2016 at 12:16 am 0 comments

With Aramark’s new meal exchange policy, students may not receive the actual monetary value of their meal swipes when using them at Hoya Court and Cosi. Aramark’s dining policy reforms this year saw an increase in food options and added flexibility for meal swipes and have been received positively byRead More

University Responds to Litter Accumulation

September 27, 2016 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Students have reported an accumulation of trash in the hallways, walkways and bushes of on-campus apartments such as Village A and Henle Village after the Office of Planning and Facilities Management began consolidating trash disposal services in off-campus townhouses last year. Trash in Alumni Square and Nevils Village has alsoRead More

EDITORIAL: Revisiting Greek Life Policy

September 20, 2016 at 3:10 am 1 comment

Last Wednesday, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Jeanne Lord sent an email — co-signed by Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson — to the student body on the university’s position on social fraternities and sororities. Within the email were statements reiterating the university’s position in not supportingRead More