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One Year Later, a Look Back at the Meaney-Laverriere Term

Georgetown University Student Association President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) and Vice President Greg Laverriere (COL ’12) campaigned in 2011 to improve student life, neighborhood relations andGUSA accountability. As the pair leaves the executive office, Meaney is still surprised that he and Laverriere won the race. “About a year ago, upon taking the oath of office, I said that it was[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Finalized Student Life Report Debuts

Aiming to provide a 10-year blueprint for the improvement of student life, GUSA released the final version of its Student Life Report Monday. Some of the report‘s recommendations, such as hiring a professional director of club sports and adding satellite offices for the Center for Social Justice, will require significant cooperation from student[Read More…]

by February 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Gustafson Wins Election

Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) won this year’s GUSA executive election with just over 50 percent of the vote in the sixth and final round. About 3,700 ballots were cast in the election, a record-high turnout for any Georgetown University Student Association vote. This year’s race marked the fi rst time that more than 50 percent[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

GUSA Campaigning Draws to Close

In hopes of securing a win in today’s election, candidates for GUSA president and vice president have campaigned aggressively for two weeks to differentiate themselves in a seven-ticket field. According to Georgetown University Student Association Election Commissioner Adam Giansiracusa(SFS ’12), this year’s election has been more contentious than those in the recent past. However,[Read More…]

by February 22, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized
GUSA VP Candidates Set Platforms Apart in Debate

GUSA VP Candidates Set Platforms Apart in Debate

The seven Georgetown University Student Association vice presidential candidates advocated their tickets’ respective platforms Wednesday in a debate largely centered on GUSA’s interaction with other student groups. Taking the stage in a packed White-Gravenor classroom, the candidates generally shied away from the rhetoric of their running mates in favor of[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Presidential Candidates Square Off

GUSA Presidential Candidates Square Off

The seven candidates vying for the GUSA presidency strived to set their platforms apart in this year’s crowded field at a debate Sunday night. The candidates’ opening statements in the Leavey Program Room largely emphasized the components that made their respective plans for the presidency unique, although all the tickets propose several overlapping initiatives.[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Executive Campaign Begins

GUSA Executive Campaign Begins

The seven Georgetown University Student Association presidential tickets kicked off their campaigns Thursday at midnight, marking the start of what will be a two-week race. This year’s field is almost entirely comprised of candidates with past GUSA experience; 10 of the 14 presidential and vice presidential candidates are members of the current[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Campaigns Off to the Races

The seven Georgetown University Student Association presidential tickets kicked off their campaigns Thursday at midnight, marking the start of a two-week race. This year’s field is almost entirely comprised of candidates with past GUSA experience; 10 of the 14 presidential and vice presidential candidates are members of the current senate or executive[Read More…]

by February 8, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized
Student Life Report Previewed

Student Life Report Previewed

The Student Life Report Committee presented recommendations for improving campus engagement at a press conference Sunday. “Over the last five months we’ve sought out what we like to think of as the limitless upside of student happiness on campus,” Report Committee Chair Shuo Yan Tan (SFS ’12) said. According to the report’s Editor-in-Chief[Read More…]

by February 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Previews Student Life Report

The Student Life Report Committee presented key recommendations for improving campus engagement at a press conference for their upcoming report Sunday. “Over the last 5 months we’ve sought out what we like to think of as the limitless upside of student happiness on campus,” report committee chair Shuo Yan Tan (SFS ’12) said.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News