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GUSA Candidates Face Off in VP Debate

GUSA Candidates Face Off in VP Debate

Candidates in the Georgetown University Student Association executive race answered questions from the media and members of the student body during the vice presidential debate Saturday. Held in an Intercultural Center classroom, the debate allowed vice presidential hopefuls Jimmy Ramirez (COL ’15), Dan Silkman (COL ’15), Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15)[Read More…]

by February 22, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Candidates React to Lack of Exec Endorsement

Georgetown University Student Association President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) have decided to not officially endorse any of the candidate teams vying for executive office in the 2014 GUSA executive election. In a co-authored viewpoint published in The Hoya (“Why We Won’t Endorse A[Read More…]

by February 22, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
4 Candidates Secret Society Members

4 Candidates Secret Society Members

Four of the eight candidates running for Georgetown University Student Association executive office have confirmed membership in secret societies, compared to two out of the 10 candidates involved in the groups last year. Presidential candidate Ben Weiss (COL ’15) and his running mate Sam Greco (SFS ’15) are both members[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Diversity Lacking in Exec Race

Diversity Lacking in Exec Race

While over 54 percent of Georgetown students are female and less than half of the student body identifies itself as white, only one out of eight candidates running for Georgetown University Student Association executive office this year is female, and only two identify as members of minority ethnic groups. The[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Race for Red Square Ends in 11 Minutes

As snow blanketed Georgetown on Wednesday night, candidates for the 2014 Georgetown University Student Association executive election and their respective staffs waited in Red Square for the clock to strike 12, signaling the official beginning of the campaign season. While around 30 candidates, campaign staffers and onlookers were present in[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News

Candidates Talk Platforms

Following the official beginning of the Georgetown University Student Association executive election campaign period at midnight Thursday, the four tickets each released platforms illustrating priorities they would pursue if elected. The presidential candidates will meet in a debate Feb. 23 while the vice presidential candidates will face off on a[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Season Begins Quietly

GUSA Season Begins Quietly

  The Georgetown University Student Association Election Commission held the first of two information sessions Monday night, which are designed to inform prospective candidates for the 2014 GUSA executive election about the rules and procedures before the campaign period officially begins Feb. 13. While all students who wish to run for either[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
113th Congress Mired in Indecision, Disputes

113th Congress Mired in Indecision, Disputes

Amid a two-week government shutdown and continued budget controversy, the 113th Congress is largely considered the least effective congress in recent history, but in the midst of the Capitol’s dysfunction, Georgetown’s student Democrats and Republicans have pledged greater cooperation in spite of their federal counterparts. According to congressional data, the[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments City News, News
DeGioia Attends Summit

DeGioia Attends Summit

University President John J. DeGioia joined more than 100 other leaders in higher education at a White House event focused on expanding college opportunities for low-income students Thursday. The College Opportunity Summit, held by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, brought together college presidents, as well as business[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News
DeGioia Attends Summit

DeGioia Attends Summit

University President John J. DeGioia joined more than 100 other leaders in higher education at a White House event focused on expanding college opportunities for low-income students Thursday. The College Opportunity Summit, held by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, brought together college presidents, as well as business[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News