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GUSA 2017 Candidates Share Their Stories

GUSA 2017 Candidates Share Their Stories

February 17, 2017 at 8:41 am 0 comments

Four tickets for the GUSA executive elections share their personal stories with The Hoya. Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18) Williams and Ali are seeking to realize their vision of a more inclusive, supportive and approachable GUSA – a GUSA rooted in their experiences from before and duringRead More

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Williams and Ali, who met at a pre-orientation program, are both involved in advocacy efforts on campus.

Williams and Ali Highlight Role of Inclusivity in GUSA

February 17, 2017 at 12:28 am 0 comments

It was a December evening, and over burrito bowls at Chipotle on M Street, Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18) decided to run for Georgetown University School Association president and vice president. The meeting was far different from when the two first met almost two-and-a-half years earlierRead More

Mack and Andino Share Key Values

Mack and Andino Share Key Values

February 17, 2017 at 12:26 am 0 comments

Although they hail from different backgrounds, Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) were drawn to Georgetown for similar reasons. Both came to Georgetown not only for the school’s academics, but also for the opportunities it affords students outside the classroom. “I am from Memphis, Tenn., and IRead More

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With a platform focused on affordability, Matthews and Matz look to change the institution of GUSA.

Matthews, Matz Represent Outsiders in Campaign

February 17, 2017 at 12:22 am 0 comments

Since John Matthews (COL ’18) and Nick Matz (COL ’18) met on the rowing team during their freshman year, the two friends have been involved in a variety of activities on campus. Matz, who quit rowing last fall, joined the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, where heRead More

Mack, Andino Platform Spotlights Entrepreneurship

February 17, 2017 at 12:08 am 0 comments

The commitment to a fresh, more diverse and representative Georgetown University Student Association is reflected in Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino’s (COL ’18) platform. “We have built every single piece of our platform to serve underrepresented populations. That is something that Jessica and I hold dear,” Mack said.Read More

Matthews, Matz Advocate Reduction in Costs

February 17, 2017 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Of the candidates in this year’s Georgetown University Student Association election, John Matthews (COL ’18) and Nick Matz (COL ’18) have presented students with the shortest platform, which includes a total of 10 policy points. The platform consists of policies designed to reduce the cost of attending Georgetown, including eliminatingRead More

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GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Habon Ali (SFS '18), left, Jessica Andino (COL '18) and Nick Matz (COL '18) debated Wednesday evening.

GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Push Inclusivity, Accessibility in Debate

February 16, 2017 at 1:10 am 0 comments

At the first debate of this year’s Georgetown University Student Association election season, three of the vice presidential candidates discussed the need to create a more diverse and inclusive GUSA while increasing affordability for students. Habon Ali (SFS ’18), Jessica Andino (COL ’18) and Nick Matz (COL ’18) participated inRead More

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The Georgetown University Student Association has sought to introduce a series of reforms this year, including the proposed abolition of the GUSA senate to be replaced by a new, elected assembly.

Executives Reflect on Evolving GUSA

February 14, 2017 at 12:12 am 2 comments

Two years ago, former Georgetown University Student Association President Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Vice President Connor Rohan (COL ’16) ran a satirical campaign with only two serious platforms on mental health and sexual assault reform. Last year, Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) entered the raceRead More

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Jenny Franke (COL ’18) and Jack McGuire (COL ’18) entered the GUSA executive race this weekend.

Fourth GUSA Ticket Enters Race

February 14, 2017 at 12:08 am 0 comments

Jenny Franke (COL ’18) and Jack McGuire (COL ’18) entered the Georgetown University Student Association executive election race late Saturday evening, after collecting the required 100 signatures within 72 hours of the Wednesday campaign kickoff. Franke and McGuire are the only ticket that joined the race within the 72-hour petitioningRead More

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Three tickets entered the Georgetown University Student Association executive election early Thursday morning.

Three Tickets Enter 2017 GUSA Executive Election

February 9, 2017 at 1:51 am 0 comments

Three tickets entered the Georgetown University Student Association election early Thursday morning, marking the start of a two-weeklong campaign. Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18), Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) and John Matthews (COL ’18) and Nick Matz (COL ’18) have officially declaredRead More