Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

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

GUSA Unanimously Passes Student Activities Fee Budget

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate has passed the fiscal budget for next year’s Student Activities Fee allocation, despite a dearth of available funds to satisfy requests and a lag in two advisory boards’ adherence to key funding reform guidelines. After a presentation of the final budget by the Finance[Read More…]

by March 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

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