Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

New Candidates Must Build on Past GUSA Successes

In just under two weeks, Georgetown students have a remarkable opportunity to completely remake student life at Georgetown. After this year’s passage of Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform and last year’s club funding reform, the outgoing President Calen Angert and Vice President Jason Kluger administration has overseen the largest[Read More…]

by February 10, 2011 0 comments Opinion
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
Angert-Kluger: Two Terms Later

Angert-Kluger: Two Terms Later

“I was a GUSA senator freshman year, and my experience there was that the senate doesn’t get too much done, but I think that the president and the executive board [do] work hard to get stuff done. That stuff doesn’t always come into effect because it gets caught up in[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Travels of a GUSA President

Travels of a GUSA President

Normally, the student body president can be found in the Georgetown University Student Association office. But this past November, Georgetown’s student body president and those of 14 other universities visited Russia through a program run by the Presidential Bilateral Commission. Students engaged in dialogue with Russian leaders and businessmen in[Read More…]

by January 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Fee Reform Passes; Backers Hail ‘Paradigm Shift’ for Student Groups

The Georgetown University Student Association’s reform of the Student Activities Fee and Endowment passed this morning after a three-day student body referendum, overhauling the amount and allocation of the charge for the first time since 2001. Under the new system, the $100 Student Activities Fee will see a gradual hike,[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Unnecessary Meddling Not the Solution

Georgetown University Student Association’s Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform makes a noble attempt at resolving the funding problem facing student groups, but goes way too far. No club on campus needs its budget tripled, and GUSA has no actionable plan for how the additional funds will be spent. Contrary[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Student Body Vote on Fee Overhaul Kicks Off

Polls for a referendum on Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform went live Monday evening, yielding 741 student votes at press time. For GUSA senators, a publicity drive to reach their magic number of 2,000 participants is in full swing.   The voting push comes as students face a measure[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Vote No on SAFE Reform

The two words can be found in large font and blue ink on signs plastered across campus today: “Vote Yes.” Faced with a referendum on Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform, students may take one of three routes: heed the command on the signs, opt out of the voting entirely,[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Opening Doors for Students

While the administration looks to expand the parameters of campus, students need to be more wary of the misuse of the space already available. The university currently inhibits students from taking full advantage of existing facilities that are designated for their use and enjoyment. The numerous locked rooms across campus[Read More…]

by November 29, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Voter Apathy a Hurdle for Fee Referendum

A student body referendum on a possible shake-up to the Student Activities Fee – a $100 charge included in tuition dollars – is slated to take place Dec. 7 to Dec. 9 via an online ballot. Members of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate, which officially set the terms of[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News