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FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  A special election to fill the seat of former GUSA Senator Sam Appel (COL '20) will not be held, according to the GUSA election commission.

GUSA Decides Against Special Election to Fill Senate Seat

A special election will not be held for the vacant seat of Sam Appel (COL ’20) in the Georgetown University Student Association senate, in a departure from the GUSA constitution. The GUSA president must call and hold an election for a vacant senate seat within 30 days of a senator’s[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Sam Appel (COL '20), right, resigned from the GUSA senate and stepped down from the executive race Monday night. His former running mate Nicki Gray (NHS '20) announced she is continuing her run for GUSA president alone Tuesday evening.

Appel Exits GUSA Senate, Drops Exec Bid; Gray to Run Alone

Sam Appel (COL ’20) resigned from the Georgetown University Student Association senate and stepped down from his bid for GUSA vice president on a ticket with Nicki Gray (NHS ’20) on Monday evening. Gray plans to continue her run for GUSA president without a running mate. Gray is permitted to[Read More…]

Invalidated Senate Referendum Secured Enough Votes to Pass

Invalidated Senate Referendum Secured Enough Votes to Pass

Last December’s Georgetown University Student Association club funding referendum, which was later invalidated, would have been approved by more than a two-third margin, according to the results released by the Election Commission early Friday morning. The results were voided by the GUSA Constitutional Council Jan. 20 on the grounds that[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Council Postpones Release of Results

The results of last Thursday’s Georgetown University Student Association senate restructuring referendum will not be released or certified before winter break, after the GUSA Constitutional Council extended its enjoinment of the Election Commission at a public hearing yesterday. The ruling comes on the heels of a complaint of unlawful electioneering[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The campaign staff for the Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) ticket held a campaign party to wait for the results, but instead were told the announcement would be delayed.

Election Commission Delays GUSA Results

The Georgetown University Student Association Election Commission postponed the release of the 2016 GUSA executive election results Friday, citing procedural issues that questioned the integrity of the election. The race, which included the ticket of Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) as the only ticket on the[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Executive Field Narrows

Candidates Tony Pezzullo (MSB ’17) and A.J. Serlemitsos (COL ’17) announced the withdrawal of their campaign from the race for executive office of the Georgetown University Student Association in [“Why We Are Ending Our GUSA Campaign” (The Hoya, A3, Feb.9, 2016)]. With only two campaigns officially declared, the remaining presidential-vice[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUSA Information Sessions Reveal Few Candidates

GUSA Information Sessions Reveal Few Candidates

A combined 17 students, excluding campus media, attended the information sessions on campaigning for executive office held by the Georgetown University Student Association Election Commission, suggesting a maximum of eight presidential and vice presidential pairings for this year’s election season. Each candidate seeking to run in the election is required[Read More…]

by February 3, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU Fossil Free released a petition in January 2013 in support of diverstment that has garnered more than 2,000 signatures.

Fossil Free Seeks Referendum, Again

GU Fossil Free announced Tuesday that the Georgetown University Student Association will consider holding a student-wide referendum on whether the university should fully divest its holdings from the top 200 fossil fuel companies on the executive ballot vote in February, marking its first proposal for a referendum since 2013. GUSA[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The GUSA senate certified the executive election win of Joe Luther (COL ’16), right, and Connor Rohan (COL ’16), not pictured, on Sunday.

Senate Confirms Luther-Rohan

The Georgetown University Student Association senate voted unanimously Sunday to certify the results of Thursday’s executive election, officially confirming Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) as the next president and vice president of the association. “Connor and I are honored to serve in our roles this year[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Alden Fletcher (SFS ’17), left, and Grady Willard (SFS ’18) are new to the commission; third commissioner Pavan Rajgopal (SFS ’14) has graduated.

Unconventional Trio Serves as Watchdog

As the five tickets campaign for the Georgetown University Student Association executive position, hundreds of fliers and social media blasts will go up, seemingly countless meet-and-greets will be held and thousands of doors will be knocked on. Three election commissioners — Pavan Rajgopal (SFS ’14), Alden Fletcher (SFS ’17) and[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top