Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

EDITORIAL: Examine Electoral Reform

March 24, 2017 at 3:00 am 0 comments

Following a year of electoral upsets within the Georgetown University Student Association, GUSA’s much-needed Election Reform Task Force had plenty of fodder for its report presented at the GUSA senate meeting March 19. The year saw the invalidation of results from the Dec. 1 club funding reform referendum, and GUSARead More

GUSA Senator Proposes Increase in Student Activities Fee

March 24, 2017 at 12:12 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Student Association senate’s Finance and Appropriations Committee Chair Owen Hayes (COL ’18) has proposed a $41 increase in the annual student activities fee, which would be implemented if approved by a campuswide referendum. The proposed increase from $159 to $200 per year was suggested by Hayes duringRead More

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GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) took over from Enushe Khan (MSB ’17, left) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) on Saturday.

Mack, Andino Inaugurated Amid Discord With Senate

March 21, 2017 at 2:18 am 2 comments

One day after the Saturday inauguration of Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18), the senate voted down the duo’s proposal to restructure the executive branch into policy coalitions in a sign of disconnect between the executive branch and senate. TheRead More

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Healy Hall is one of several public buildings on campus with single-stall restrooms that the university is planning to make gender-inclusive and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant.

University to Make Single-Stall Restrooms Gender-Inclusive Following Student Activism

March 11, 2017 at 11:17 am 11 comments

The university and the Georgetown University Student Association LGBTQ Inclusivity policy team have launched an initiative to make single-stall restrooms in public buildings on campus both gender-inclusive and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant by the end of the semester. Currently, many public buildings on campus, including the Leavey Center, Healy HallRead More

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GUSA Vice President-elect Jessica Andino (COL '18), left, and President-elect Kamar Mack (COL '19) were elected Feb. 23 with the narrowest election margin in recent history of 34 votes.

Mack, Andino Talk GUSA Unity, First 100 Days in Office

March 7, 2017 at 8:06 pm 0 comments

Georgetown University Student Association President-elect Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President-elect Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won the Feb. 23 executive election with the narrowest victory in recent history of 34 votes. Mack and Andino are entering GUSA with a series of priorities: making a Georgetown education more affordable, ensuringRead More

Campus Groups Launch Fundraising Tool for Student Initiatives

March 6, 2017 at 6:11 am 0 comments

Undergraduate students and both recognized and unrecognized student groups now have access to a fundraising tool for student initiatives through collaborative project Saxa Fund, announced March 3. A joint project between Students of Georgetown, Inc., the Georgetown University Alumni Student Federal Credit Union and the Georgetown University Student Association, SaxaRead More

Four Students Sworn In Following GUSA Senate Election

March 5, 2017 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

Four students were sworn as Georgetown University Student Association senators Feb. 26, following the Feb. 23 GUSA senate election. Sarah Griffin (SFS ’18) will represent East Campus for the remainder of the school year while Chloe Phillips (SFS ’17) and Nick Zeffiro (SFS ’18) will represent South Campus. Samantha GranvilleRead More

VIEWPOINT: Unaffordability Calls for Reform

February 28, 2017 at 2:00 am 0 comments

In this year’s Georgetown University Student Association election, issues of tuition and college affordability took center stage. While Hoyas perennially doubt that GUSA can effect change within our bureaucratic university, it can help bring about meaningful reform — but only if it first understands the real issues influencing tuition. So,Read More

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GUSA Vice President-elect Jessica Andino (COL '18), left, and President-elect Kamar Mack (COL '19) were elected Feb. 23 with the narrowest election margin in recent history of 34 votes.

Mack to Lead GUSA as First Sophomore President in Eight Years

February 28, 2017 at 12:02 am 0 comments

Georgetown University Student Association President-elect Kamar Mack (COL ’19) will be the first sophomore to serve as president since 2009 when he is inaugurated March 18. In addition, his running mate, GUSA Vice President-elect Jessica Andino (COL ’18) will be the third member of the Georgetown Scholarship Program to serve asRead More

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Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won yesterday’s Georgetown University Student Association executive election by a narrow margin of 34 votes over Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (COL ’18).

Mack, Andino Win GUSA Election in Narrow Victory

February 24, 2017 at 3:27 am 2 comments

Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won the Georgetown University Student Association election early this morning, narrowly defeating Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (COL ’18) by 34 votes, the closest margin in recent electoral history. Mack and Andino received 50.74 percent — 1,160 votes —Read More