Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

Club Leaders Continue Push for SAC Reform

A group of 46 student leaders, including 30 club executives and 12 Georgetown University Student Association senators, executives and executive candidates, sent a second open letter to SAC Thursday night, urging the committee to incorporate student feedback into the revised guidelines. “The point of the vote is to mandate feedback[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Incumbents Endorse Meaney-Laverriere Ticket

Incumbents Endorse Meaney-Laverriere Ticket

Calen Angert and I, Jason Kluger, both wholeheartedly endorse Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) and Greg Laverriere (COL ’12) for the positions of Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president. I’ve grown to know Mike and Greg both personally and professionally over the past two years, and I wanted to explain[Read More…]

by February 23, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Joyce-Lovejoy: Offering Experience With a New Perspective

Joyce-Lovejoy: Offering Experience With a New Perspective

It’s Georgetown University Student Association election season again and the Hilltop looks about the same as it always does — banners duct-taped in Red Square, neon fliers everywhere, and, as usual, only a small percentage of campus seems tocare. Last year, voter turnout was a record high, but still less[Read More…]

by February 23, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Feiman-Sims: It’s Time for a Change

As members of both campus groups that receive money from funding boards and the national tea party, we’ve felt let down by the fiscal irresponsibility of our student government. We have carefully followed Georgetown University Student Association’s finances over the past year — the creation of the GUSA Fund and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Vote Joyce-Lovejoy for GUSA

For two years, Calen Angert (MSB ’11) and Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) have overseen unprecedented institutional strengthening of the Georgetown University Student Association. This week, as we interviewed the four tickets vying to take their spots, we sought out a pair that would capitalize on sweeping reforms while impacting the[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Opinion

What to Expect With a SAC of Problems

In 1999, the Georgetown Report on Student Life bemoaned the unwieldy process that students had to submit themselves to in order to gain approval for student activities from the administration. The authors of the report wrote: “We fear that bureaucratic obstacles do nothing to encourage on-campus innovation but do everything[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Tables Turned: Learning From Undergraduates

When it comes to running a student government, graduate students could learn a lot from Georgetown undergraduates. As a Ph.D. student in political science, I find most political life interesting, be it great-power statecraft or the intricacies of committee behavior. And so I’ve watched Georgetown University Students Association executives and[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Factor-Pickens: Collectively Improving GUSA and Student Life

Georgetown is a special place because its students do great things. Georgetown students have vast potential, and there is nothing they cannot overcome by working together. That’s where GUSA should come in; GUSA should be the vehicle for improving student life and the voice of students. Going door-to-door during this[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Election Campaigns Take Off

The GUSA presidential campaign kicked off at midnight Thursday, beginning a five-way race lasting two weeks. 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[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Forms Endowment Committee

In a resolution passed Sunday, GUSA voted to create a committee that will decide the fate of the $3.4 million left in the now-defunct student activities fee endowment. The Commission on Student Activities Fee Endowment Reform will be responsible for creating a plan to allocate the funds remaining in the[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News