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GUSA Presidential Candidates Spar in Debate

GUSA Presidential Candidates Spar in Debate

Candidates in the Georgetown University Student Association executive race participated in the presidential debate Sunday evening, which was held by the GUSA Election Commission in the Leavey Program Room. Presidential candidates Thomas Lloyd (SFS ’15), Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15), Zach Singer (SFS ’15) and Ben Weiss (COL ’15) represented their[Read More…]

by February 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Sounds Off on Noise

The Georgetown University Student Association unanimously passed a resolution Feb. 2 concerning the disruption caused by the ongoing construction of the Healey Family Student Center to New South residents. The bill, which was introduced and passed in the GUSA Senate, details how the construction is disrupting the lives of the[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Council Rules Greco Legitimate Speaker

Council Rules Greco Legitimate Speaker

The Georgetown University Student Association Constitutional Council ruled Sunday that Sam Greco (SFS’15) has been the legitimate speaker of the GUSA senate since former Speaker George Spyropoulos’ (COL ’14) resignation in December, invalidating the Jan. 12 election of Emily Siegler (SFS ’14). According to the council, confirmation votes for a vice speaker to become speaker, such as[Read More…]

by January 20, 2014 0 comments Campus News
Speech Forum Promises Clarity

Speech Forum Promises Clarity

A campus-wide free speech forum held by the Georgetown University Student Association and the university administration on Thursday night attracted students passionate about the issue. The forum’s purpose was to promote discussion and debate of Georgetown’s policy on free speech and its practice on campus. The forum, titled “Free Speech[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News
Speech Forum Promises Clarity

Speech Forum Promises Clarity

A campus-wide free speech forum held by the Georgetown University Student Association and the university administration on Thursday night attracted students passionate about the issue. The forum’s purpose was to promote discussion and debate of Georgetown’s policy on free speech and its practice on campus. The forum, titled “Free Speech[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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GUSA Vice Speaker Sam Greco (SFS ’15), right, lost his bid for speaker Sunday in an unexpected election whose validity is under question.

Speaker Slot Prompts Rare Battle

A routine election for GUSA senate speaker drew the ire of the GUSA Election Commission on Sunday, when GUSASenator Emily Siegler (SFS ’14) defeated Vice Speaker Sam Greco (SFS ’15) and two other candidates. Greco had failed to receive a majority in a confirmation vote to rise from vice speaker to speaker, drawing 13 no’s, nine yes’s and two[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Speaker Slot Prompts Rare Battle

Speaker Slot Prompts Rare Battle

A routine election for GUSA senate speaker drew the ire of the GUSA Election Commission on Sunday, when GUSASenator Emily Siegler (SFS ’14) defeated Vice Speaker Sam Greco (SFS ’15) and two other candidates. Greco had failed to receive a majority in a confirmation vote to rise from vice speaker to speaker, drawing 13 no’s, nine yes’s and two[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Eight Awarded Study Abroad Scholarships

Eight Georgetown students received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for their spring 2014 semesters abroad last month. Established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000, the Gilman Scholarship offers awards for American undergraduates who are traditionally underrepresented in U.S. study abroad programs, including students with high financial need[Read More…]

by December 21, 2013 0 comments News

Georgetown Falls Short in Fellowship Awards

No Georgetown students won Rhodes, Marshall or Mitchell fellowships during this year’s application cycle, the results of which were announced throughout the past two weeks. Between 2001 and 2010, four Georgetown students have won Rhodes scholarships, seven have won Marshall scholarships and nine have been awarded Mitchell scholarships, according to[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News
Water Refilling Stations Set for Freshman Dorms

Water Refilling Stations Set for Freshman Dorms

The Office of Sustainability and the Freshmen Sustainability Council have worked to introduce 10 water refilling stations next semester. The Freshmen Sustainability Council, an arm of the Georgetown University Student Association Freshmen Outreach Program, focused on water refilling stations to freshmen dorm lobbies. Darnall, Harbin and New South Halls will each receive a[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News