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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

GUSA Bumps Up SAC Funding, Slashes Lecture Fund for 2021-22 Club Budget

GUSA Bumps Up SAC Funding, Slashes Lecture Fund for 2021-22 Club Budget

By Liana Hardy and Andrew Park April 22, 2021

The Georgetown University Student Association finalized the student activities budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year, increasing funding for the Student Activities Commission and making cuts to Lecture Fund. The...

GUSA Approves Final Club Budget, Delays Empowerment Fund Allocation

GUSA Approves Final Club Budget, Delays Empowerment Fund Allocation

By Liana Hardy April 3, 2020

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate unanimously passed the final club budget for the 2021 fiscal year at its online meeting, approving funding cuts to the Student Activities Commission,...

FILE PHOTO: ASHLEY CHEN/THE HOYA Student organizations urge the Georgetown University Police Department to reduce security fees for club-hosted events.

GUPD Security Costs Present Obstacles, Student Leaders Say

By Connor Thomas November 16, 2018

Student leaders are continuing to push for the Georgetown University Policy Department to lower security costs for club-organized events on campus. GUPD unilaterally determines whether an event...

Commissioners for the Student Activities Commission have expressed confusion over ambiguity and lax enforcement of bylaws relating to conflicts of interest — especially as they pertain to the International Relations Club.

Conflicts of Interest Spotlight Ambiguity in SAC Bylaws

By Christian Paz April 27, 2018

When representatives from the International Relations Club faced the Student Activities Commission on Monday, March 19, to explain why IRC members had travelled to Panama City earlier that month without...


GUPD Security Fees Siphon Club Funds, Student Leaders Say

By Katrina Schmidt April 19, 2018

A Georgetown University policy requiring student groups to hire campus police for certain on-campus events constitutes a burdensome misuse of Student Activity Fee funds, according to some student leaders. Current...

Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack, right, discusses club exclusivity with a student at a forum.

Student Leaders Tackle Persistent Club Exclusivity Problems

By Jeff Cirillo and Chapel Puckett December 6, 2017

The problem of exclusivity of Georgetown clubs is the product of a competitive application process motivated by a quest for social capital, said Ricardo Mondolfi (SFS ’19), chair of the Student Activities...

EDITORIAL: Amend Attitudes Toward Clubs

By Editorial Board December 1, 2017

As club selectivity continues to concern students and plague clubs across campus, it is time to recognize that the ultra-exclusivity of many of Georgetown University’s clubs is rooted in the fact that...


Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

By Jeff Cirillo October 31, 2017

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday...

Less Than Half of New Club Applicants Accepted

By Yasmine Salam March 28, 2017

Twelve new clubs launched this semester, with the Council of Advisory Boards approving fewer than 50 percent of the 34 student groups that applied this semester for university recognition. The clubs,...

The Student Activities Commission imposed budgetary sanctions on the Georgetown Solidarity Committee on Monday night.

GSC Sanctioned for Sit-In Violations

By Jeff Cirillo and Tara Subramaniam February 7, 2017

The Student Activities Commission voted last night to sanction workers’ rights group Georgetown Solidarity Committee by admitting the group into a restoration process that removes GSC control over...

The university has given contradicting direction on student club’s right to endorse.

University, SAC Misaligned Over Endorsement Policy

By Tara Subramaniam September 13, 2016

With 55 days to go until the Nov. 8 general election, the university’s stance on political endorsements has come under the spotlight for its ambiguity; while the Student Activities Commission has...

SAC Considers Funding Change

By Gaia Mattiace February 27, 2015

The Student Activities Commission is considering altering its club budget allocation process by providing clubs with tiered-access lump sums, a change that they hope to institute next semester. SAC...

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