Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

EDITORIAL: Security Merits Scrutiny

A new university policy gives the Georgetown University Police Department sole discretion over security costs. This policy will prove detrimental to groups that shoulder the financial burden of these events, to students whose Student Activity Fee is unduly allocated to these costs and to the community that will be potentially[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Resources Over Restriction

Between a funding cut and a potential university-led crackdown, Georgetown Day — a time-honored campus tradition since 2000 — may be in trouble. University concerns over excessive noise and class disruption have led the celebration to be scrutinized by the faculty, who created a committee last fall dedicated to “evaluating[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Room and board charges for the 2017-2018 school year will include the cost of 24 loads of laundry, the result of a joint effort between the Office of Residential Living and the Georgetown University Student Association.

Housing Costs to Include Laundry Fees

The university plans to include the price of 24 loads of laundry in room and board charges for the 2017-18 school year to reduce the economic burden of laundry costs on students receiving financial aid. The Office of Residential Living collaborated with the Georgetown University Student Association on the program,[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Protests GUPD Student Group Charges

The Georgetown University Student Association senate unanimously approved a bill Sunday expressing concerns about new policies requiring student and administrative groups to pay for security at certain events. GUSA Senator Hunter Estes (SFS ’19), who introduced the bill, said the Georgetown University Police Department decides if an event requires security[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA senate speaker Richie Mullaney (COL ’18), left, and senate vice speaker Cherie Vu (COL ’19) led the Senate vote to hold the referendum, which failed to pass Thursday.

GUSA Referendum To Seek Senate Inclusivity

Students are set to vote on a campuswide referendum later this month to elect Georgetown University Student Association senators by class rather than geographic district. The bill aims to encourage students from underrepresented communities to participate in GUSA, and also updates the student government’s bylaws to prevent exclusion based on[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA will host a Save Georgetown Day event Tuesday in an effort to encourage responsible behavior on the day.

GUSA Launches Save Georgetown Day Initiative

The university is planning to collect data on April 28’s Georgetown Day conduct violations, including Georgetown University Police Department calls, leading the Georgetown University Student Association to hold a “Save Georgetown Day” event April 28 in an effort to encourage students to be more responsible. GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU Arts Week Celebrates Creativity

GU Arts Week Celebrates Creativity

As students passed through the weekly farmer’s market on Wednesday afternoon, many were happily surprised to find themselves serenaded by Georgetown a cappella groups. Watching the Saxatones and Superfood light up Red Square reminded marketgoers of just how talented their peers and classmates were, while also highlighting the importance of[Read More…]

GUSA Approves Budget, Media Board Sees Cut

GUSA Approves Budget, Media Board Sees Cut

The Media Board’s student activities fee funding is set to decrease from $95,000 to $57,500 — a 39.5 percent cut — as approved Sunday in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriation Committee fiscal year 2018 budget. The budget, approved unanimously by the 28-person GUSA senate Sunday, allocates exactly[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

UndocuHoyas to Host Inaugural UndocuWeek

In its inaugural UndocuWeek from April 2 to April 7, student advocacy group UndocuHoyas plans to host various public discussions and film screenings highlighting the experiences of both the on-campus and nationwide undocumented community. The events are co-sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Equity & Access and Georgetown Scholarship Program,[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Arts Week features a series of displays, events and activities designed to celebrate the Arts at Georgetown.

Following Absence, Arts Week Returns to Celebrate Arts on Campus

The fourth annual Georgetown University Arts Week started March 27 with a series of shows, events and activities designed to celebrate and shed light on the artistic community on campus. This year’s Arts Week marks the return of the program following an absence last year, due to a lack of[Read More…]