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KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA | GU272 descendants met in Maringouin, La., on June 9,  2018. GUSA is considering a referendum to allocate reparations for the descendants.

GUSA Weighs Student Vote on Reparations for Descendants of the GU272

The Georgetown University Student Association senate began initial deliberations Tuesday on a referendum allowing Georgetown students to voice support on whether to pay reparations to the current descendants of the 272 slaves who were sold by the Maryland Society of Jesus in 1838, commonly known as the GU272. The GUSA[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Georgetown University hosted the first of a series of feedback sessions to collect student input on how the university should formulate a response to proposed Title IX regulations. Students pushed back against the regulations and offered recommendations to university administrators at the Monday session.

Proposed Title IX Regulations Draw Student Backlash at 1st GU Feedback Session

Students criticized Georgetown University’s current response to sexual assault and the upcoming changes to Title IX regulations that could lessen the university’s legal obligation to combat assault during campus feedback sessions Monday and Thursday. The U.S. Department of Education is holding a 60-day public comment period after its Nov. 16[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association President Juan Martinez (SFS '20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS '20) seek to increase transparency among GUSA, the university and the student body.

GUSA Executive to Prioritize Transparency, Advocacy

Transparency, student health and advocacy are key focuses of the Georgetown University Student Association executive, according to President Juan Martinez (SFS ’20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS ’20). Martinez and Chick took office this fall after the resignations of former President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), Vice President Naba Rahman[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Memorialize GU272

Despite its promise to grapple with its ties to slavery, Georgetown University has fallen short in honoring the memory of enslaved people sold to benefit the university. More than two years after the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation offered its comprehensive recommendations, Georgetown has failed to act on[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Editorial
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY GUSA Senator Sam Appel (COL ’20) drafted a resolution to urge the university to construct a memorial to the GU272 outside Arrupe Hall.

GUSA Proposal Would Urge GU272 Memorial

The Georgetown University Student Association senate is considering a resolution calling on the university to erect a memorial honoring the 272 slaves sold in 1838 by the Maryland Society of Jesus and to take up the recommendations proposed by the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation. Senator Sam Appel[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA to Increase Student Health and Misconduct Trainings

The Georgetown University Student Association senate amended the bylaws for the Ethics and Oversight Committee, which launched last month, to require more training in student health and misconduct topics after executive resignations earlier this semester. The GUSA senate established the Ethics and Oversight Committee last month after the resignation of[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A ramp, scheduled to be completed by early 2019, is planned to increase access to White-Gravenor Hall.

White-Gravenor Ramp Planned to Increase Accessibility

Georgetown University is set to construct a ramp to the entrance of White-Gravenor Hall to increase accessibility to the academic building. An upcoming renovation initiative aims to make White-Gravenor Hall more accessible by constructing a ramp to the front entrance of the building. The goal of the project is to[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Juan Martinez (left, COL '20) and Kenna Chick (COL '20) announced their administration's executive Oct. 21.

GUSA Names 13 New Executive Board Members

The Georgetown University Student Association announced the names of its 13 new executive board members Oct. 21. These executive positions were left vacant following the Sept. 11 resignation of former GUSA President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and the Sept. 14 resignations of former GUSA Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19)[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA The Georgetown University Student Association voted unanimously Monday night in support of an Ethics and Oversight committee to hold GUSA senate and executives accountable.

GUSA Launches Committee for Exec, Senate Accountability

An Ethics and Oversight Committee for the Georgetown University Student Association senate is set to be approved this week, after the senate unanimously voted Monday to pass legislation to improve the internal accountability of the senate and GUSA’s executive branch. The formation of the new committee comes a month after[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Kenna Chick Confirmed as GUSA Vice President

Kenna Chick Confirmed as GUSA Vice President

Kenna Chick (SFS ’20) was confirmed as Georgetown University Student Association vice president by the GUSA senate Oct. 2, following a series of executive resignations in September. President Juan Martinez (SFS ’20) nominated Chick for the position on Oct. 1. Martinez, former transition chair of the senate, became president under[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top