Post Tagged with: "gusa 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…]

VIEWPOINT: Vote Socio-Economic Inclusivity to GUSA

The four campaigns competing for the 2019 Georgetown University Student Association executive seek to represent a wide variety of students. However, these candidates fall short in addressing problems that face low-income and first-generation students at Georgetown. The socio-economic platforms of all tickets do not make actionable plans for their administrations[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Prioritize Mental Health in GUSA Elections

With intense academic demands and rigorous schedules, mental health care is essential for Georgetown University Student Association executive candidates to seriously consider. Candidates for the 2019 GUSA executive have all listed mental health as a priority of their platforms, but have failed to provide feasible and effective policies to improve[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: On LGBTQ, GUSA Candidates Unprepared

When it comes to LGBTQ issues, this year’s candidates for the Georgetown University Student Association executive offer little beyond the empty buzzword of “diversity.” To provide insight into what these candidates can do for the LGBTQ community, a coalition of the major LGBTQ clubs on campus — GU Pride, Queer[Read More…]

by February 4, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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

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…]

KIKI SCHMALFUSS/THE HOYA | Norman Francis Jr. (COL '20) and Aleida Olvera (COL '20), Nicki Gray (NHS '20) and Sam Appel (COL '20), and Sina Nemazi (COL '21) and Roya Wolfe (SFS '21) launched GUSA campaigns in Red Square on Friday morning. Ryan Zuccala (MSB '20) and John Dolan (MSB '20) are also running.

Candidates Set Sights on GUSA Executive

Three tickets launched their campaigns and a fourth confirmed its candidacy for the Georgetown University Student Association 2019 executive election early Friday morning, with candidates calling for greater campus inclusivity and stressing realistic goals.   The four announced tickets are: Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Aleida Olvera (COL ’20);[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top