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GUSA President Kamar Mack, left, Chief of Staff Brody Loan and Vice President Jessica Andino.

Halfway Through Term, GUSA Executive Revisits Campaign Promises

After Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) won the 2017 GUSA executive election in February by a 34-vote margin, they promised to establish a “Fresh GUSA” focused on affordability, health resources and student entrepreneurship. Since then, Mack and Andino have[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
New Students, All Hands on Deck

New Students, All Hands on Deck

As Georgetown enters a new year, it faces a broad set of complicated challenges and opportunities. I believe as students, we have the desire and potential to affect great change on this campus. I want to enumerate some of the areas where students can make progress this upcoming school year[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
QUALLEN: GUSA’s History of  Flairs and Triumphs

QUALLEN: GUSA’s History of Flairs and Triumphs

It’s February at Georgetown: election time. So what’s on the ballot? For the most part, a slate of candidates proposing fairly modest reforms. With the possible exception of the Luther-Rohan ticket, candidates suggest small, agreeable steps, which nip at large and complex problems on campus. None of them — as[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

GUSA Aligns With Jesuit Student Associations

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate voted to join the National Jesuit Student Government Association and to adopt the NJSGA constitution Sunday. The NJSGA will be the first entirely student-run organization to be a part of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and will foster communication among student leaders[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Socioeconomics Next for GUSA

The Georgetown University Student Association is forming a Socioeconomic Working Group, which GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) promised to do during their election campaign in March. The committee, led by GUSA Secretary of Social Justice Brittney Blakely (COL ’14), is aiming to[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
A Veto Without Value

A Veto Without Value

Prior to Monday, the presidential veto had not been exercised in the Georgetown University Student Association for three years. One would assume, then, given its rarity, that the veto is reserved for weighty matters in which all other alternatives have been exhausted. And yet that wasn’t the case Monday. GUSA President[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Senate Considers Election Reform

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate began discussions about altering the electoral system for senate elections at its weekly meeting Sunday evening. Currently, senators are elected via an instant runoff system through which voters rank candidates by preference, and the candidate with the fewest votes at the end of each[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Executive Excels

The Georgetown University Student Association struggles with a fundamental image problem: No matter its efforts to communicate, GUSA’s constituents rarely appreciate the limitations of its power, making it difficult for students to fairly evaluate GUSA leaders. Eight months after winning an election marked by the highest voter turnout in GUSA[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

GUSA Senate Campaigns Launch

Campaigns for the Georgetown University Student Association senate kicked off on Tuesday, with 56 students vying for 25 open spots this academic year. Two districts have no declared candidates and five districts are uncontested. In the race, first-year districts are some of the most competitive. Village C West has six[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 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