Post Tagged with: "GUSA"

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

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