Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

Fee Fix Could Boost Group Funds

The GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee proposed a new reform to funnel the entirety of the $100 per-student mandatory Student Activities Fee toward student groups, in a move that could more than double organizations’ funding to between $650,000 to $700,000. “We want to do a better job of addressing student[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUTS Funding Resolved

Georgetown University Student Association Vice President Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) announced Sunday that funding has been restored for the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle weekend bus service, after a severe shortage in reserves was discovered late last spring. The funding for the weekend GUTS buses, which operate via Abe’s Transportation, came[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Elects Senate Speaker

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate voted in new staff and leadership members Monday evening, electing Adam Mortillaro (COL ’12) as the senate speaker for this academic year. Mortillaro won by a significant margin against fellow senators Colton Malkerson (COL ’13) and Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13). Mortillaro received 13 votes,[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

New GUSA Senate Sets Goals for Year

The newly elected senators of Georgetown University Student Association marked their official entrance into student government by setting an agenda and goals for the upcoming year on Sunday afternoon. GUSA’s primary aim for the year will be reforming the student activities fee, a $100 sum charged to students as part[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Candidates Launch Bids for GUSA Senate Seats

Candidates vying for seats representing 17 residential districts and at-large spots in the Georgetown University Student Association Senate mobilized their campaigns at midnight Thursday, marking the beginning of an election season that will conclude with voting on Sept. 30. “Students are primarily concerned with balance. A balance of work and[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Executives Reflect on Last Year, Plan New Initiatives

Two issues top Georgetown University Student Association’s to-do list as it prepares to return for the fall: weekend Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle services and club finance reform. GUSA Vice President Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) said the senate has created a plan to reinstate weekend GUTS bus service. This spring, an[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Progresses on Funding Reform, Resolves to Divest

On Sunday night, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate resolved several outstanding issues regarding the Student Activities Commission funding reform and passed two resolutions, one relating to university investment policy and the other creating a director of technology position for GUSA. The senate was presented with a letter, written by[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Asleep at the Wheel

It was a three-ring circus without a ringmaster. As reported in The Hoya today (“[Weekend GUTS Lack Funding](http://www.thehoya.com/news/weekend-guts-lack-funding/),” A1), students and the greater Georgetown community could face almost complete loss of weekend Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle service. The situation arises from a discomforting lack of oversight and communication on the[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Stalled Divestment Push Prompts Visit to GUSA

Members of the Georgetown, Divest! coalition brought their case to the Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting Sunday night, spurring discussion about potential changes to the university’s investment process. Five members of Georgetown, Divest! met with Georgetown administrators on April 9, but were unable to make headway with the university.[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Discusses Campus Safety Measures

The recent string of on- and off-campus crimes set the tone of Sunday’s Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting, at which senators discussed ways to bolster campus security. Sen. Nick Troiano (COL ’11) proposed organizing volunteer student neighborhood watch groups to conduct security patrols through campus residence buildings. The proposal[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized