GUSA Executive Election 2019

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Norman Francis Jr. (COL '20) and Aleida Olvera (COL '20) celebrated their victory in the 2019 GUSA executive election Saturday morning.

Francis, Olvera Triumph in GUSA Executive Race; Turnout Lowest Since 2007

Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) were elected Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president by a narrow margin of 40 votes early Saturday morning. Francis and Olvera received 983 votes — 51 percent of the votes in the final round, closely defeating Nicki Gray[Read More…]

ILLUSTRATIONS BY EMILY SHAMBAUGH/THE HOYA | Students ranked sexual assault policy as the most important issue in today's election in a Wednesday night poll by The Hoya.

Students Set to Vote for President Amid Declining Trust in GUSA

As Georgetown University Student Association executive candidates seek to make their platforms relevant to students, trust in student government remains low, raising fears of low voter turnout. Of the respondents, 2 percent rated their current trust in GUSA as strong, while 38.9 percent listed their trust in GUSA as weak,[Read More…]

ILLUSTRATIONS BY EMILY SHAMBAUGH/THE HOYA | In a door-to-door poll conducted Wednesday night, Nicki Gray (NHS '20) led by 6.6 points leading up to Friday's executive election. Respondents rated sexual assault policy and affordability as the most relevant issues in this week's election.

Survey Shows Low Trust in GUSA, Tight Executive Race

Nicki Gray (NHS ’20) leads by a 6.6 point margin for Georgetown University Student Association president, according to a door-to-door poll of 615 students conducted by The Hoya on Wednesday evening. The election is set for Friday, Feb. 8. Gray was the first preference of 34.7 percent of the 357[Read More…]

MARGARET FOUBERG FOR THE HOYA | From left to right: GUSA Presidential candidates Sina Nemazi (COL ’21), Nicki Gray (NHS ’20), Ryan Zuccala (MSB ’20) and Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) offered their views on topics such as the GU272 referendum and student activism at a debate Tuesday night.

In GUSA Presidential Debate, Candidates Call for Increased Student Input

Four presidential candidates for the Georgetown University Student Association executive shared their varying policy approaches at Tuesday night’s presidential debate, expanding on issues ranging from the GU272 referendum and student advocacy recognition to the flaws of GUSA. Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20), Nicki Gray (NHS ’20), Sina Nemazi (COL ’21)[Read More…]

Race to the Finish: 2019 GUSA Executive Election

Race to the Finish: 2019 GUSA Executive Election

Students Set to Vote for President Amid Declining Trust in GUSA By Deepika Jonnalagadda Feb. 8, 2019 As Georgetown University Student Association executive candidates seek to make their platforms relevant to students, trust in student government remains low, raising fears of low voter turnout. Of the respondents, 2 percent rated[Read More…]

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Norman Francis Jr. (COL '20), right, and Aleida Olvera (COL '20) are seeking student input to bolster their platform.

Francis, Olvera Stress Accessibility

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | In her campaign, Nicki Gray (NHS '20) plans to emphasize enhanced support for survivors of interpersonal violence.

Gray Sets Precedent as Solo Candidate

Nemazi, Wolfe Hope to ‘Run for All’

Nemazi, Wolfe Hope to ‘Run for All’

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Ryan Zuccala (MSB '20), left, and John Dolan (MSB '20) want to pressure the administration to reduce tuition.

Zuccala, Dolan Tackle GUSA Inefficiencies

Sheel Patel/The Hoya

2 GUSA VP Candidates: Elevate Student Advocacy

Two Georgetown University Student Association vice presidential candidates expressed views on topics ranging from free speech and tuition reform to the representation of marginalized students at a debate Thursday evening. Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) and Roya Wolfe (SFS ’21) opened with their campaigns’ policy priorities and answered questions from campus[Read More…]