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The Student Advocacy Office has been reorganized, adding arms dedicated to student workers, 
mental health and free speech, in an attempt to streamline advocacy and increase efficiency.

SAO Revamped in Efficiency Bid

The Student Advocacy Office has been restructured to include branches for student workers, mental health and free speech, under the direction of Director Ryan Shymansky (COL ’16) and Georgetown University Student Association President Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Vice President Connor Rohan (COL ’16). Esmeralda Huerta (SFS ’17) will serve[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News - Top

Obama Signs Student Aid Bill of Rights

President Barack Obama signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights, a memorandum that directs several government agencies through 19 new executive actions that aim to further protect student loan borrowers, Tuesday morning. The bill of rights includes four articles that focus on accessibility of higher education, with regards to attaining[Read More…]

by March 12, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GUSA Promises as Yet Unfulfilled

“We see a disconnect between students and the university’s administrative decision-making processes,” reads the first sentence of Georgetown University Student Association President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria’s (SFS ’15) campaign platform. Seven months after the pair’s election, roughly halfway through their term, that disconnect still exists,[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Mandate for Reform

The votes are in. Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) were elected yesterday to the executive of the Georgetown University Student Association. The challenge before them now is to set the gears in motion for making student rights a priority on campus. A hallmark of the Tisa-Ramadan campaign was their focus on changing[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Be Your Own Advocate: A Lesson in Student Rights

As a volunteer for the Student Advocacy Office, I’ve been put through rigorous training in Georgetown’s disciplinary system and student rights bylaws. So for all the wide-eyed freshmen, as well as some older folks who might never have found the time, I think it’s worthwhile to review the rights that[Read More…]

by August 27, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Student Rights Pamphlet Released

The Georgetown University Students Association released its Student Rights Pamphlet Thursday, drawing to a close an initiative that has been in the works for over a year. The guide is intended to be a digestible resource for navigating the policies of the Department of Public Safety, the Code of Student[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Outlines Student Rights

GUSA plans to distribute a student rights pamphlet before spring break as part of its larger efforts to keep students informed about the codes regulating student behavior on campus. According to Georgetown University Student Association Vice President Greg Laverriere (COL ’12), the pamphlet will cover the campus judicial process, as well as the[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News