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Jesuit Values a Moral Investment

A student group, GU Fossil Free, is currently advocating for the university to divest from corporations that deal in fossil fuels. This bold proposal — which is too new to be assessed on its merit or chance of success — draws attention to some interesting questions. How much weight do[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GUSA Sparks Widespread Discussions

GUSA Sparks Widespread Discussions

During a year characterized by a seven-candidate presidential election with record-breaking turnout and a delayed start to Georgetown Day planning, student interest has surged in the Georgetown University Student Association. In February, then-GUSA senators Clara Gustafson (SFS’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) won the executive election with over 57 percent of the vote in the[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News

Proposals Await Approval

Though one of the Student Activities Fee Endowment proposals is behind schedule, organizers of all three initiatives still hope to meet key deadlines as the end of the semester approaches. Georgetown Energy’s plan to install solar panels on university townhouses and create a fund for sustainability projects, the Student Innovation[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News

GUSA May Pilot Game Rentals

The Georgetown University Student Association senate will vote Sunday on a proposal to launch a game equipment rental program on Harbin Patio next fall. The program, spearheaded by Senator Ben Weiss (COL ’15), will offer equipment for games includingcornhole and ladder ball as well as Kan Jam, a disc-throwing game. According to Weiss, university administrators vetoed the[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments News

Advocate Urges Legalization

Allen St. Pierre, executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, advocated for the legalization of marijuana in the District and across the country Thursday evening. In 2010, the D.C. City Council approved a medical marijuana legalization initiative originally voted on in 1998. The District’s first store[Read More…]

by March 30, 2012 0 comments News

Alum Speaks to Business Success

Internet pioneer and venture capitalist Ted Leonsis (COL ’77) spoke about entrepreneurship and the importance of empathy to his business success Friday evening. His talk in Reiss Friday was part of Students of Georgetown, Inc.’s 40th Anniversary Celebration. Leonsis owns the Washington Wizards, Mystics and Capitals and is the founder of SnagFilms, a website that streams independent documentaries. He[Read More…]

by March 24, 2012 0 comments News

MBA Applications Defy US Trends

Bucking a nationwide trend of declining interest in master of business administration degrees, applications to Georgetown’s MBA program have increased in recent years. A 2011 survey released by the Graduate Management Admission Council reported that more than two-thirds of participating full-time MBA programs saw application numbers drop from 2009 to[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

New Exec Appoints Staff

Georgetown University Student Association President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice President Vail Kohnert-Yount(SFS ’13) were inaugurated Saturday, ushering in a new staff and a new set of initiatives. The pair chose to maintain a similar cabinet structure to that of their predecessors but altered some staff positions to better reflect the unique[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments News

Ignite Aims to Spark Conversation

Ignite Georgetown, a speaker series to be held this month, hopes to up the intensity of lectures with fast-paced presentations on topics from university history to Batman. The program brings together 20 students and faculty members who will give five-minute lectures on topics of their choosing. The event is unique,[Read More…]

by March 18, 2012 0 comments News

New GUSA Executive Appoints Staff

Georgetown University Student Association President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice President Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) were inaugurated Saturday, ushering in a new staff and a new set of initiatives. The pair chose to maintain a similar cabinet structure to that of their predecessors, but altered some staff positions to better reflect the[Read More…]

by March 18, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News