Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

EDITORIAL: Inequity of Unpaid Internships

For many students looking to gain valuable work experience and make an income, unpaid internships can be an unfortunate reality. Although the Georgetown University Student Association should be commended for its recent efforts to financially support students pursuing these opportunities, it is vital that both GUSA and the university actively[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Editorial
New GUSA Senate Sworn In as Tensions Emerge

New GUSA Senate Sworn In as Tensions Emerge

Twenty-nine students from all four graduation years were sworn into the 2017-2018 Georgetown University Student Association senate Sunday, as the senate chose new leadership for the body and finance and appropriations committee. A confirmation for Mattie Haag (COL ’18) to serve as a councilor for the GUSA Constitutional Council, the[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News
GUSA Looks to Establish Internship Stipend Program

GUSA Looks to Establish Internship Stipend Program

The Georgetown University Student Association is working to establish a program that would give students stipends for working unpaid internships. The initiative, which parallels those at universities like The George Washington University, hopes to allow low- and middle-income students to better pursue unpaid internship opportunities in the District. “Students would[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Georgetown University Student Association’s Safety and Sexual Assault policy team is re-examining ways to improve the SafeRides late-night security escort service for students.

GUSA Pushes for SafeRides Improvements

The Georgetown University Student Association’s Safety and Sexual Assault policy team is re-examining ways to improve the SafeRides late-night security escort service for students. In a joint effort with Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber, the Safety and Sexual Assault policy team hopes to improve the SafeRides service after[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SaxaFund, a crowd-sourcing initiative launched by GUSA,The Corp and GUASFCU, has funded three student projects.

SaxaFund Boosts Student Projects

Three student projects have received funding from community donationts through SaxaFund, a student-alumni collaboration launched in the spring. SaxaFund was launched in March 2017 by a coalition of Georgetown University alumni, the Georgetown University Student Association and Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union and Students of Georgetown, Inc.[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
GRAPHIC BY SAAVAN CHINTALACHERUVU AND MICHELLE KELLY/THE HOYA
While cyclist deaths have increased nationwide over the last five years, Washington, D.C., remains an outlier in total number of deaths as a result of traffic accidents involving cyclists. Georgetown seeks to expand its biker-friendly initiatives in coming months.

University, GUSA to Develop Improved Cyclist Resources

The Georgetown University Student Association and university administration are planning a series of new initiatives to make the university’s campus and surrounding areas friendlier to bicycle riders, including distributing free helmets to riders and creating a bicycle lane next to the Georgetown University MedStar Hospital. GUSA has been collaborating with[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, City News, News

EDITORIAL: Our Closing Thoughts

In an eventful year for the university, Washington, D.C., and nation, topics from the protection of free speech to ensuring affordability to the basketball program to the university’s role in the current political landscape predominated campus dialogue. As the editorial board reflects on these issues, one thing is clear: It[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GUPD, GUSA Launch Pilot Safety Programs

The Georgetown University Police Department and Georgetown University Student Association launched a pilot program for on-campus student safety escorts and enhanced SafeRides service in order to decrease wait times April 18. The Student Safety Escort Pilot Program is set to provide on-campus, point-to-point student safety escorts seven nights a week[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Ensuring an Inclusive Senate

This year, the Georgetown University Student Association did not begin its outreach efforts to encourage women, people of color and other underrepresented groups on campus to get involved in student leadership positions until after the September deadline to run for the GUSA senate. Consequently, this year’s senate is predominated by[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GUSA Signs DACA Pledge of Support

GUSA Signs DACA Pledge of Support

The Georgetown University Student Association officially signed on to a regional student government coalition’s Student Association Statement of Support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Obama-era program that allows children brought into the country without documentation to receive deferred action waivers or work permits March 23. GUSA President Kamar[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top