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Courtesy of GUSA | The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) executive and four first-year senators spoke to students about the Jaden Cobb (CAS ’25)-Sanaa Mehta (SFS ’25) administration’s goals and recent actions and responded to an audience of primarily first-year students’ concerns regarding campus issues, including housing, infrastructure, and winter break, at a Feb 28. town hall.

GUSA Executive Holds First Town Hall, Addresses First-Year Students’ Concerns

By Marisa Bist, Special to The Hoya February 29, 2024

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) executive and four first-year senators spoke to students about the Jaden Cobb (CAS ’25)-Sanaa Mehta (SFS ’25) administration’s goals and recent...

Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed six resolutions at its Feb. 25 meeting, including resolutions urging the university to join the Questbridge program, which supports first-generation and low-income (FGLI) students’ college applications, and recommending longer winter breaks in future years.

GUSA Passes Resolution Urging University to Join Questbridge

By Aamir Jamil, GUSA Desk Editor February 29, 2024

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed six resolutions at its Feb. 25 meeting, including a resolution urging the university to join the Questbridge program, which supports first-generation...

GUSA Passes Dining, Flex Dollar Resolutions

GUSA Passes Dining, Flex Dollar Resolutions

By Aamir Jamil, GUSA Desk Editor February 15, 2024

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed seven resolutions to improve student dining and support experiences at its Feb. 11 meeting. The Senate passed resolutions calling for...

GUSA Passes Resolutions With Goal of Improving Effectiveness

GUSA Passes Resolutions With Goal of Improving Effectiveness

By Aamir Jamil January 25, 2024

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed four resolutions and swore in two new election commissioners, who oversee Senate and executive elections, at its Jan. 21 meeting. At...

EDITORIAL: GUSA Executive Proves Effective

EDITORIAL: GUSA Executive Proves Effective

By The Editorial Board April 17, 2023

Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) President Camber Vincent (SFS ’24) and Vice President Alyssa Hirai (SFS ’24) took office following a competitive election in November 2022. After...

EDITORIAL: Democratize the Housing Process

EDITORIAL: Democratize the Housing Process

By The Editorial Board February 24, 2023

Georgetown University’s housing selection process is a constant source of stress for many students, and this year is no different. Especially in light of the significant changes to housing that are...

Students Receive Free New York Times, Washington Post Access

Students Receive Free New York Times, Washington Post Access

By Georgia Russello January 20, 2023

Following months of student advocacy, Georgetown University students, faculty and staff now have free access to The New York Times (NYT) and The Washington Post.  Lauinger Library staff and the...

GUSA Candidates Discuss Campaign Platforms at Town Hall

GUSA Candidates Discuss Campaign Platforms at Town Hall

By Olivia Macaulay November 11, 2022

Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) senate and executive candidates spoke to students about their plans for future legislation and answered questions from voters during a Nov. 4 town hall...

GUSA Advocates for University To Establish Metro Pass Program; Students To Vote on Referendum

GUSA Advocates for University To Establish Metro Pass Program; Students To Vote on Referendum

By Julia Staley April 22, 2021

Students are pushing for Georgetown University to establish a metro pass program, which would allow students to ride Washington, D.C. public transportation at a discounted price. The Georgetown University...

GUSA Presidential Candidates Emphasize Need for Inclusive Student Advocacy

GUSA Presidential Candidates Emphasize Need for Inclusive Student Advocacy

By Liana Hardy, Giulia Testa, and Caitlin McLean February 25, 2021

The Georgetown University Student Association presidential candidates discussed their plans to eliminate exclusivity and hierarchy in GUSA during the executive presidential debate. On Feb. 22, candidates...

Blass, Sanchez Plan To Use Activism To Reinvigorate GUSA

Blass, Sanchez Plan To Use Activism To Reinvigorate GUSA

By Caitlin McLean February 23, 2021

Drawing from backgrounds in activism and organizing, executive election ticket Nile Blass (COL ’22) and Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’22) is striving to achieve progress at Georgetown University that peers...

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Ferretti, Badger Reflect on a Term Filled With New Advocacy and Unprecedented Challenges

By Noa Bronicki November 12, 2020

Despite facing a host of new challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ferretti-Badger administration says it has stayed committed to advocating for students, addressing both current student needs...

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