Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

FILE PHOTO: WILL CROMARTY/THE HOYA Eighteen new Georgetown University Student Association Senators were elected last week in the first April election after a February voting restructuring referendum.

Eighteen GUSA Senators Chosen in 1st April Elections

Eighteen new senators were elected in the Georgetown University Student Associations senate elections for the 2018-19 school year that were held April 19. This election marks the first one since the passage of a set of referendums that upended voting policy this February. The referendums that altered GUSA elections were[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association President Sahil Nair, above, and Vice President Naba Rahman opened applications for positions in their cabinet to the entire student body.

GUSA Executive Cabinet Members Confirmed

The Georgetown University Student Association’s executive leadership filled 35 senior leadership, operations and cabinet seats to form a team that will work with the administration to develop policy initiatives and support the administration’s goals. In March, GUSA opened its executive positions to the entire student body, soliciting applications for open[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Lacking Time, Funds for Meals, Students Face Food Inaccessibility

Lacking Time, Funds for Meals, Students Face Food Inaccessibility

Two days since his last meal, Deshaun Rice (COL ’19) cannot concentrate. Fatigue seeps in. Words blur together. He sees things from the corners of his eyes — things that are not actually there. Hunger was never something Rice expected to encounter at Georgetown University. He thought college would provide[Read More…]

by April 20, 2018 5 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
31 Students Declare Candidacy for April GUSA Senate Election

31 Students Declare Candidacy for April GUSA Senate Election

Georgetown University Student Association senate elections for sophomore, junior and senior representatives are set to run between Wednesday and Thursday evening, following a current GUSA senate campaign to promote greater diversity and inclusivity within the body. Six rising seniors, 12 rising juniors and 13 rising sophomores have declared candidacy in[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Specify GUSA Objectives

The recent swearing-in of Georgetown University Student Association President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) brings to mind their campaign promises of an inclusive and opportunity-driven approach to GUSA. However, the pair must overcome significant shortcomings in its institutional knowledge to enact clear policy priorities.[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 1 comment Editorial

EDITORIAL: Vote Sirois and Doherty

In a campaign season marked by mediocrity and similarity, only one ticket rises above the pack with a demonstrated grasp of the issues facing Georgetown students and an ability to include minority voices. All four tickets competing for executive positions in the Georgetown University Student Association are running on platforms[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 3 comments Editorial
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Ticket Profile: Logan Arkema and Jonathan Compo Satirize GUSA Race

Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL ’20) are not like the other candidates running for president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association. They go by the names of fictional comic book figures Batman and Robin, wear the characters’ costumes and admit they are hoping they[Read More…]

FILE PHOTO WILL CROMARTY/THE HOYA The race to fill the council followed the nearly simultaneous resignation of all three former councilors Jan. 19, as the senate prepared to consider impeachment proceedings against Russell Wirth (COL ’19), former constitutional councilor and the council’s chair.

GUSA Constitutional Council Still Vacant as Elections Loom

All three seats of the Constitutional Council, the Georgetown University Student Association’s judicial body, remain vacant two days before the start of campaigning for the 2018 GUSA executive election, after the three council members resigned simultaneously Jan. 19 amid heightening tensions with the GUSA senate. Student leaders hope to nominate[Read More…]

EDITORIAL: Extend Mental Health Services

Despite Georgetown University’s Wednesday decision to partially subsidize the care of low-income students, the mental health care options provided to students are still frustratingly inadequate. In addition to funding short-term coverage, Georgetown must seek solutions for the long-term mental health care challenges of its students. After months of delay and[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Editorial
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The Georgetown-centered crowdfunding and advisory resource Saxafund is accepting donations for a batch of five projects.

New SaxaFund Projects Include Leavey Beergarden, Citizenship Scholarship

SaxaFund, a crowdfunding platform for Georgetown University student initiatives launched last March, announced Thursday five campaigns it is sponsoring for donations on its new website. The five projects include the Leavey Beergarden, a $3,000 concept that would turn part of the Leavey Esplanade into a social hub for drinking-age students[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top