Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

Funding Reform Sets Budget Summit Tone

At the first-ever Georgetown University Student Association Budget Summit held Sunday by the GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee, the five advisory boards, the Georgetown Program Board and the GUSA Executive presented their budget proposals for fiscal year 2010. Almost all groups present requested an increase in funding for the upcoming[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Clean Cut: Election Marks Step Forward

Better late than never. After years of infamous Georgetown University Student Association campaign controversy, it seems almost odd that this year’s election went off without a hitch. With the exception of an alleged Facebook message tangle between Angert-Kluger and Wagner-Hampton supporters, the last two weeks were a relatively clean campaign[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Opinion

GUSA: Advise Rather Than Enforce

The aftermath of the campaign and election flurry is the ideal time to consider how the recently passed Georgetown University Student Association funding reforms will actually be implemented. Student organizations form an integral part of the undergraduate experience, especially here at Georgetown, where there is no Greek life endorsed by[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Angert Re-Elected for Second Term

*Updated 7:22 a.m., Feb. 26* Calen Angert (MSB ’11) and Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) have been re-elected as Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president, respectively, after winning the majority of the student body vote in a first-round vote that saw the highest number of ballots ever cast in[Read More…]

by February 24, 2010 0 comments News

Vote by Vote, Campaigns Wrap Up

Hillary Dang (SFS ’12) and Katie Balloch (COL ’12) walked between the treadmills and stationary bicycles in Yates Field House to distribute bottles of Gatorade, while Matt Wagner (SFS ’11) and Emmanuel Hampton (COL ’11) knocked on every door of all the freshman dorms on campus, and then some. Calen[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Round Two: Angert-Kluger for GUSA

Who do you choose in a battle between experience and fresh thinking? This year’s Georgetown University Student Association presidential election pits achievement against untested but impressive enthusiasm. The ambitious goals put forth in the campaigns have upped the ante when it comes to improving student life. Each of the four[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments Opinion

GUSA Candidates Trade Views

Georgetown University Student Association presidential candidates expressed contrasting viewpoints as they discussed funding reform, student security and other student life issues in the inaugural GUSA presidential debate that took place in Sellinger Lounge Wednesday evening.   The four candidates, Calen Angert (MSB ’11), Matt Wagner (SFS ’11), Arman Ismail (COL[Read More…]

by February 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

If It’s Not Broken…

I will never forget my first Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting as a newly elected senator in my junior year. We went to an ornate room in Healy Hall and congratulated each other for being so esteemed. It was a microcosm of the old-style GUSA: A bunch of resume-packing[Read More…]

by February 10, 2010 0 comments Opinion, Uncategorized

GU Samaritans Lend a Hand

The Georgetown Samaritans, a new student organization first discussed as a possibility at the end of the fall semester, works in conjunction with Georgetown University Student Association to strengthen the bonds between Georgetown University and the local neighborhood. The Georgetown Samaritans is the brainchild of GUSA, according to James Wright[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, City News, News

Power Politics Tarnish GUSA Incumbent Bid

“In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to go through those two weeks again.” Those were the words of incumbent Georgetown University Student Association Vice President Jason Kluger, who spoke of the campaign process in an interview with The Georgetown Voice blog Vox Populi. Unfortunately for Kluger and his running[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Opinion, Uncategorized