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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…]

EDITORIAL: No Endorsement, GUSA Candidates Underwhelm

After the tumultuous resignations in the Georgetown University Student Association last fall, this executive election promised a fresh start. Yet, in a campaign season marked by an attractive “Abolish GUSA” movement and another resignation, no ticket offers the solution students need and deserve. Georgetown’s student body needs a strong executive[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
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…]

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…]

FILE PHOTO: SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA After 90 minutes of debate, the Georgetown University Student Association senate agreed to table the resolution proposing a referendum to establish a reconciliation fund until their next meeting, Feb. 2.

GUSA Delays Vote on GU272 Referendum

Georgetown University Student Association president Juan Martinez (SFS ’20) and vice president Kenna Chick (SFS ’20) endorsed a proposed student referendum to create a semesterly fee that would go toward a fund to benefit descendants of the GU272 on Thursday. The pair announced their support four days after the GUSA[Read More…]

by January 29, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA | GU272 descendants met in Maringouin, La., on June 9,  2018. GUSA is considering a referendum to allocate reparations for the descendants.

GUSA Weighs Student Vote on Funds for Descendants of the GU272

The Georgetown University Student Association senate began initial deliberations Tuesday on a referendum that would allow Georgetown students to vote on whether to establish a reconciliation contribution, a fee to collect money for a charitable fund to benefit descendants of the 272 slaves who were sold by the Maryland Society[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Georgetown University hosted the first of a series of feedback sessions to collect student input on how the university should formulate a response to proposed Title IX regulations. Students pushed back against the regulations and offered recommendations to university administrators at the Monday session.

Proposed Title IX Regulations Draw Student Backlash at 1st GU Feedback Session

Students criticized Georgetown University’s current response to sexual assault and the upcoming changes to Title IX regulations that could lessen the university’s legal obligation to combat assault during campus feedback sessions Monday and Thursday. The U.S. Department of Education is holding a 60-day public comment period after its Nov. 16[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association President Juan Martinez (SFS '20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS '20) seek to increase transparency among GUSA, the university and the student body.

GUSA Executive to Prioritize Transparency, Advocacy

Transparency, student health and advocacy are key focuses of the Georgetown University Student Association executive, according to President Juan Martinez (SFS ’20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS ’20). Martinez and Chick took office this fall after the resignations of former President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), Vice President Naba Rahman[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Memorialize GU272

Despite its promise to grapple with its ties to slavery, Georgetown University has fallen short in honoring the memory of enslaved people sold to benefit the university. More than two years after the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation offered its comprehensive recommendations, Georgetown has failed to act on[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Editorial