Post Tagged with: "Vail Kohnert-Yount"

Talk Sheds Light on Stability

“Living Precariously: Stories from Our Community,” a panel discussion involving Georgetown University students, staff and faculty speaking about their experiences working in situations without financial stability or security in their jobs, took place Monday night in Copley Formal Lounge. Tarshea Smith, a former cashier at Leo O’Donovan Hall, described the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Serving the Hilltop, Now With a Salary

If you had told me a year ago that I would now be an administrator at Georgetown University, I probably would have laughed. As a former member of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee and the 2012-2013 vice president of Georgetown University Student Association, let’s just say I was a bit of[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Tisa, Ramadan Begin Term

Tisa, Ramadan Begin Term

GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) were sworn into office Saturday afternoon by outgoing GUSA executives Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13). Tisa, who is the university’s first openly gay student body president, was sworn in with the book “Taking a Chance on God” by John McNeill, a gay Jesuit priest. He said[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Launches New Website

The Georgetown University Student Association will launch a new website by the end of January, regaining an official online presence after three months without a website. The site,, which will be hosted on a WordPress server, will offer students a more integrated and easy-to-use domain than the former site,[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments News
Referendum is Valid, Ongoing

Referendum is Valid, Ongoing

After a failed university web server delayed the release of ballots by more than nine hours, voting for GUSA senators and the evidentiary standard referendum was still underway at press time early Friday morning. According to Georgetown University Student Association Election Commissioner Ethan Chess (COL ’14), 2,509 students had voted as of[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUCD Dominates GUSA Staff

The progressive platform of GUSA President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice President Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) aligned with the ideals of many Georgetown University College Democrats members this past campaign season, a factor that played a role in recent executive staff appointments. Seven of the 14 Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by September 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Executive Invites Discussion

To the Editor: As newly inaugurated president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association, we want to take this opportunity to address some of the issues that have arisen during our first few weeks in office. Already, we’re excited about the progress we’ve been able to make. We[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments Opinion

New GUSA Executive Appoints Staff

Georgetown University Student Association President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vice President Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) were inaugurated Saturday, ushering in a new staff and a new set of initiatives. The pair chose to maintain a similar cabinet structure to that of their predecessors, but altered some staff positions to better reflect the[Read More…]

by March 18, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Gustafson Wins Election

Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) won this year’s GUSA executive election with just over 50 percent of the vote in the sixth and final round. About 3,700 ballots were cast in the election, a record-high turnout for any Georgetown University Student Association vote. This year’s race marked the fi rst time that more than 50 percent[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized
GUSA VP Candidates Set Platforms Apart in Debate

GUSA VP Candidates Set Platforms Apart in Debate

The seven Georgetown University Student Association vice presidential candidates advocated their tickets’ respective platforms Wednesday in a debate largely centered on GUSA’s interaction with other student groups. Taking the stage in a packed White-Gravenor classroom, the candidates generally shied away from the rhetoric of their running mates in favor of[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News