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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

Better Social Life a Two-Way Street

As the incoming and outgoing presidents of the student body, we find ourselves in parallel states of reflection: one looking at past accomplishments and the other looking to future plans for making Georgetown a better place. As we prepare for transition in the GUSA executive, one of the biggest issues[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments Opinion
The Best Ticket to GUSA Success

The Best Ticket to GUSA Success

As banners are painted, flyers printed and dorms canvassed in anticipation of this year’s Georgetown University Student Association elections, I am reminded of what an honor it has been for Vail and I to serve you as the vice president and president of GUSA. With your help, we have made tremendous[Read More…]

by February 12, 2013 0 comments Opinion
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

Vote ‘Yes’ on Referendum

It takes a lot to move a glacier and not much less to fundamentally alter a 223-year-old university’s disciplinary system. It requires years of unjust outcomes; it necessitates observers of the system — students, faculty and staff alike — taking the time to audit rules and realities. Above all, however,[Read More…]

by September 25, 2012 0 comments Opinion

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

Gustafson Appointed Student Representative to GCP

Georgetown University Student Association President Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) was named a student representative to the steering committee of the Georgetown Community Partnership. The partnership is designed to provide a forum for resolving issues between the university and its neighbors and was a key element of the resolution to the 2010[Read More…]

by September 11, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA to Hold Referendum on Evidentiary Standard

The Georgetown University Student Association senate voted unanimously Sunday to hold a student body-wide referendum regarding changes to the Code of Student Conduct’s evidentiary standard. If passed, the referendum would not have the power to change the standard, which is currently set at “more likely than not.” The bill is instead[Read More…]

by September 11, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Discipline Change Delayed

The Georgetown University Student Association urged Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson to approve changes to the Code of Student Conduct’s evidentiary standard in an open letter sent Sept. 5. Last spring, the Disciplinary Review Committee, which is composed of students, student affairs administrators and university faculty, passed a[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Holds Forum on NSSC

University administrators and student leaders elaborated on plans for the New South Student Center at a Georgetown University Student Association forum Thursday evening. The 16,500 square foot center will include a general common room, separated by casual, formal and dining areas. Dining facilities will run a pub-style restaurant and Students[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News