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It’s No ‘Gone With the Wind,’ But …

Playing to a full audience on both Friday and Saturday night, “Georgetown Forever” debuted this weekend in ICC auditorium to mixed reviews. The movie’s plot, originally conceived over the summer by Drew Rau (COL ’06), pits Georgetown student Nash Rambler against an army consisting of the six schools mentioned in[Read More…]

by May 2, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

International Prayer for Peace Makes U.S. Debut on Hilltop

Catholics. Jews. Muslims. Hindus. Bishops. Sheiks. Rabbis. Though the participants at this week’s International Prayer for Peace represented a diverse group of faiths, they shared a common goal – promoting inter-religious dialogue in the pursuit of peace. Uniting behind the conference’s title, “The Courage of Dialogue,” religious leaders emphasized the[Read More…]

by April 28, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Three Classes Elect Assembly Delegates

Though the results of the junior GUSA Assembly elections were announced as scheduled Thursday, complications with the freshman and sophomore races prevented the release of those results until last Friday. With 20.3 percent of the vote, Geoff Greene (SFS ’07) and Khalil Hibri (SFS ’07), the vanquished candidates in February’s[Read More…]

by April 11, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Rajan Reflects on Past Term

When former GUSA President Pravin Rajan (SFS ’07) first took office last winter, he said the position had no clear responsibilities, no job description and no guidelines. Now that his term has ended, Rajan says that the student association’s executive branch looks completely different. “We sort of took on a[Read More…]

by April 7, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Reports Darnall Intrusion

A Georgetown student was threatened by two middle-aged men she discovered in her Darnall Hall room Thursday night, after she pursued the pair out of her room and down a nearby stairwell. Kara Gula (MSB ’09) said she had left the door to her room open while baking cookies in[Read More…]

by April 4, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Pressure Influenced Election Appeal

After deciding last month to overturn the results of the recent GUSA executive election and call for a new vote, the GUSA Assembly reversed itself in a razor-thin vote Tuesday, confirming Twister urchison (SFS ’08) as the new president of the student association. The reversal came after what several Assembly[Read More…]

by March 17, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Back to Square One

In an unprecedented move, the GUSA Assembly voted overwhelmingly last night to reject the disputed results of last month’s executive elections and called for a new election to be held later this year. The vote signified a lack of confidence in the student association’s Election Commission, which had come under[Read More…]

by February 28, 2006 0 comments Campus News, News

Election Results Upheld by GUSA Appeals Board

Twister Murchison (SFS ’08) will be presented to the GUSA Assembly tonight as the winner of this month’s presidential election after the Election Appeals Board voted Saturday to uphold the disqualification of the top vote-getting candidates. The decision effectively closes all avenues of appeal for Khalil Hibri (SFS ’07) and[Read More…]

by February 28, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Ousted GUSA Candidates Present Appeal

Disqualified GUSA candidates Khalil Hibri (SFS ’07) and Geoff Greene (SFS ’08) presented a six-page case to the student association’s Election Appeals Board yesterday, although they said they believe the board is unlikely to overturn their disqualification. Hibri and Greene, who won last Thursday’s vote for the student association’s presidency[Read More…]

by February 24, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

GUSA Tickets Square Off in Pre-Election Debate

The three official tickets for Thursday’s GUSA executive elections made their best pitches to an audience of students packed tightly into Sellinger Lounge last night during a debate on a range of campus issues. The tickets – Twister Murchison (SFS ’08) and Salik Ishtiaq (SFS ’07), Khalil Hibri (SFS ’07)[Read More…]

by February 14, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized