Post Tagged with: "GUSA campaigns"

Casting a Vote for Reform

Casting a Vote for Reform

The Hilltop is flooded with flyering and door-to-door campaigning around the time of the Georgetown University Student Association senate races. Last week, one only had to walk through a heavily canvassed Red Square to feel the election enthusiasm. With this in mind, GUSA’s mission of representing student interests would be[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GUSA Senate Begins Term

GUSA Senate Begins Term

The eighth session of the Georgetown University Student Association senate, inaugurated Sunday afternoon, was elected last Thursday with record voter turnout. Approximately 47 percent of the student body, or 2,966 undergraduates, cast ballots, an increase from last year’s 34 percent, or 2,631 students. GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) attributed[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

For Freshmen and Upperclassmen, GUSA Senate Campaigns a Different Game

The 77 candidates vying for 28 seats in the Georgetown University Student Association senate have employed a variety of campaign methods covering recurring themes, with differences largely depending on whether they are running in a freshman or upperclassman district. Of the 77 candidates, 36 are competing for six spots in[Read More…]

by September 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News


Why are you running for GUSA Senator? I am running for GUSA Senator in order to have a more influential role in advocating for our student body. I believe that the Georgetown Senate is a well-balanced mix of innovative, progressive thinking and effective, practical reasoning. I would be honored to contribute to a group[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Chatter, Opinion

Experience to Further Reform

Many students on campus often ask why the Georgetown University Student Association matters. The answer is simple: It matters because it represents the student voice across campus and fiercely advocates for students to administrators. GUSA must be able to respond to students’ challenges, and, at the same time, students must able to[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Keep Calm and Campaign On

Keep Calm and Campaign On

Yesterday’s midnight launch of the GUSA executive campaigns went as smoothly as such a start could go. It was a welcome departure from the tense and cutthroat — albeit exciting — kickoff to campaigns in recent years. Campaign supporters staked out spots on the walls of Red Square before midnight and stuck[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GUSA Hopefuls Revealed

GUSA Hopefuls Revealed

Although students running for GUSA president and vice president cannot formally declare their candidacy until Thursday, attendance at mandatory information sessions Jan. 31 and Feb. 4 offered an unofficial confirmation of the five tickets entering the 2013 race. The Georgetown University Student Association election committee required students to attend one of the[Read More…]

by February 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News

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 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
GUSA Campaigns Take Off

GUSA Campaigns Take Off

The GUSA presidential election campaign kicked off at midnight Thursday, beginning a two-week race among four tickets. On Feb. 24, the student body will have 24 hours to vote for the next Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president, following a campaign period that will include a debate among presidential candidates.[Read More…]

by February 8, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News