Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

GUSA Approves 3 of 5 Advisory Board Budgets

The Student Activities Commission and the Performing Arts Advisory Commission have been left out of the final advisory board funding allocations as Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee passed the final budget on Thursday night. The budgets for SAC and PAAC will be finalized once the advisory boards[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

SAC Budges on Funding Guidelines

The Student Activities Commission and Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee SAC Liaison Greg Laverriere (COL ’12) reached a consensus Thursday evening on two of the three outstanding conditions of the six-point funding reform plan that block SAC from receiving its full Student Activities Fee allocation.   According[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Living on the Edge: SAC’s Funding Gamble

In November of last year, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate passed a resolution calling for a change in the way the five campus advisory boards and the Georgetown Program Board fund student activities. Among other things, the senate called for open votes on funding, a process for the selection[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee Allocates Activities Fee

**Update:** This article was updated at 12:53 a.m. on March 4. The GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee released the draft of the Student Activities Fee allocation for fiscal year 2010 on Wednesday. The 10 organizations that receive Student Activities Fee funding requested a total of $436,000 in funds for next[Read More…]

by March 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

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