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GUSA to Launch Game Show, Prizes in SafeRides Program

SafeRides will become a more exciting way to get around the neighborhood when Georgetown University Student Association launches a “Cash Cab”-like game in one of the service’s vans Thursday. The program is intended to mimic the Discovery Channel game show, which poses trivia questions to unsuspecting taxicab passengers in New York[Read More…]

by January 30, 2012 0 comments Campus News

GUSA to Institute Game Show in SafeRides

SafeRides will become a more exciting way to get around the neighborhood when Georgetown University Student Association launches a Cash Cab-like game in one of the service’s vans Thursday. The program is intended to mimic the Discovery Channel game show, which poses trivia questions to unsuspecting taxi cab passengers in New[Read More…]

by January 29, 2012 0 comments Campus News

SAFE Proposals Pass

All three proposals to allocate the $3.4 million generated by the Student Activities Fee Endowment reform were passed in a student body-wide referendum Thursday night. Voting on the three proposals opened Monday evening and closed at midnight Thursday. The Georgetown University Student Association Election Commission released the final results shortly[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

SAFE Referendum Reaches Vote Threshold

The three proposals for spending the $3.4 million allocated by the Student Activities Fee Endowment reform each reached their 2,000 vote threshold on the first day of a three-day referendum. Though all three proposals obtained the 2,000-vote minimum required to consider the election legitimate, each proposal must receive a majority[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News

1634 Society Paves Way for Philanthropy

The 1634 Society, a fledgling organization focused on bolstering undergraduate-alumni relations, has proved itself as an important resource to the university in its few months of existence. The organization, which became an independent entity from the Senior Class Fund in summer 2011, attempts to function as a liaison for students[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

SAFE Proposals Finalized

Members of the Georgetown University Student Association’s Finance and Appropriations Committee finalized a proposal Wednesday that allocates funds from the Student Activities Fee Endowment to the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund, Georgetown Energy and the New South Student Center renovation effort. The GUSA senate will vote on the document Sunday. If[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Senate to Vote on Final SAFE Proposals

Members of GUSA’s Finance and Appropriations committee finalized a proposal Wednesday that allocates funds from the Student Activities Fund Endowment to the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund, Georgetown Energy and the New South Student Center renovation effort. The Georgetown University Student Association senate will vote on the document Sunday. If it[Read More…]

by November 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Sets Out Student Rights

The Georgetown University Student Association released a proposal for revisions to the Student Code of Conduct as well as a Bill of Student Rights and Responsibilities Monday. According to GUSA members, the most notable proposed change is to the burden of proof requirement in code violations. The revision would change[Read More…]

by November 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Meaney to Visit Russian Duma, Student Leaders

Georgetown University Student Association President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) will head to Russia next week as part of a program intended to bolster U.S.-Russia relations. On the trip, Meaney and the other student body presidents selected for the Kremlin Fellows Program will meet with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Duma as well as with Russian[Read More…]

by November 10, 2011 0 comments News

GUSA to Release Bill of Rights

The Georgetown University Student Association plans to release a draft of a student bill of rights this Monday as part of its efforts to reform the Student Code of Conduct. In a meeting Sunday, members of GUSA’s executive branch laid out the main points of the bill, including a right[Read More…]

by November 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News