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In Taiwan, a Call to Uphold US Values

Nearly 35 years ago next month, the U.S. Congress passed the Taiwan Relations Act, an act that has defined U.S. relationships with the small island country ever since. On this historic anniversary, the United States may be tempted to rejoice in the act’s success in providing the diplomatic flexibility to[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Gruber Discusses SafeRides, Student Guards

The Georgetown University Police Department discussed several of its newest initiatives during its second roundtable Wednesday evening. During a discussion facilitated by Georgetown University Student Association Deputy Chief of Staff Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15), Chief of Police Jay Gruber and Deputy Chief Joseph Smith discussed the SafeRides program, the Outdoor[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Activists March on Epicurean

Activists March on Epicurean

More than 40 students marched into Epicurean and Co. on Monday afternoon to present a petition with 500-plus student signatures to owner Chang Wook Chon, demanding fair treatment of Epicurean workers. The event was organized by the Georgetown Solidarity Committee with the help of members of Georgetown chapter of the[Read More…]

by November 12, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

SIPS Fund Defies Veto, Opens Application

Despite GUSA President Nate Tisa’s (SFS ’14) veto of the Green Revolving Loan Fund, the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund will open GRLF applications this week. “We’re not going to fund anyone,” SIPS Fund Managing Director Ethan Chess (COL ’14) said. “Opening up the application doesn’t cost anything. These[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
At Midway Mark, GUSA Exec on Track

At Midway Mark, GUSA Exec on Track

More than halfway through their term, Georgetown University Student Association President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) say they have fulfilled more than two-thirds of their campaign promises, but the pair has found difficulty in executing some key platform priorities. Since taking office in April,[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Targets Speech Reform

GUSA Targets Speech Reform

It has been 24 years since the university wrote the Speech and Expression policy that has repeatedly been flagged by watchdog groups and students. Now, GUSA leaders are pushing to make good on a campaign promise to change that. The university’s policy defines the boundaries of Georgetown’s unrestricted speech zone to Red[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Senate Begins Term

GUSA Senate Begins Term

The eighth session of the Georgetown University Student Association senate, inaugurated Sunday afternoon, was elected last Thursday with record voter turnout. Approximately 47 percent of the student body, or 2,966 undergraduates, cast ballots, an increase from last year’s 34 percent, or 2,631 students. GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) attributed[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Vote Yields Decisive Dissent

More than 93 percent of students voted against the proposed satellite residence in a referendum on the GUSA ballot Thursday, which student leaders hailed as a resounding statement of opposition to off-campus housing. The referendum, which asked students, “Do you support a satellite residential campus for Georgetown undergraduates?” received a[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

For Freshmen and Upperclassmen, GUSA Senate Campaigns a Different Game

The 77 candidates vying for 28 seats in the Georgetown University Student Association senate have employed a variety of campaign methods covering recurring themes, with differences largely depending on whether they are running in a freshman or upperclassman district. Of the 77 candidates, 36 are competing for six spots in[Read More…]

by September 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Senate Election Rules Tweaked

More than 30 students showed up at the Georgetown University Student Association senate election information session last night, preparing for the Sept. 19 campaign kick-off and Sept. 26 election. GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) encouraged attendees to review and campaign on current campus issues particular to their interests. “Being[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News