Post Tagged with: "Georgetown University Student Association"

SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA | From left, GUSA Senators Harrison Nugent (SFS '20) and Samuel Dubke (SFS '21) hold opposing views on whether or not to maintain the GUSA Fund.

GUSA Weighs Eliminating Fund for Additional Club Support

The Georgetown University Student Association senate is considering proposals to abolish the GUSA Fund, which reallocates part of the student activities fee to clubs requesting additional funding.  The GUSA Fund is intended to provide ad hoc funding for university-recognized clubs and organizations seeking to fund activities and events. The fund[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELIZABETH ALARCON AND EMILY SHAMBAUGH / THE HOYA | The referendum on the GU272 reconciliation fee Thursday saw the highest voter turnout any Georgetown University Student Association election has ever seen.

GUSA Senate Race Sees High Turnout Amid Referendum

More than 57 percent of the student body voted in the Georgetown University Student Association senate elections Thursday. Eighteen senators, twelve of whom are serving for the first time, were elected in the GUSA senate elections April 11. The senate election saw a record voter turnout, which two re-elected GUSA[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA| GUSA Senate Speaker Eliza Lafferty (COL '21), right, and Vice Speaker Pat Walsh (SFS '21), left, have overseen an increase in unexcused absences.

GUSA Struggles to Curb Senators’ Unexcused Absences

Unexcused absences by senators at Georgetown University Student Association senate meetings have more than quadrupled from last year’s legislative season despite the introduction of a committee this fall intended to track senators’ attendance records. GUSA senate meetings over the last year have seen 43 unexcused absences without proxies from senate[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY STUDENT ASSOCIATION/FACEBOOK | Outgoing Georgetown University Student Association President Juan Martinez (SFS '20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS '20) hope to leave a legacy of supporting student activists and promoting diversity.

Martinez and Chick Reflect on Time in Office

Though outgoing Georgetown University Student Association President Juan Martinez (SFS ’20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS ’20) began their term unexpectedly, the circumstances did not prevent them from prioritizing the issues that matter to students most: diversity, student activism and mental health resources. The pair, who were confirmed to[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association President Juan Martinez (SFS '20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS '20) seek to increase transparency among GUSA, the university and the student body.

GUSA Executive to Prioritize Transparency, Advocacy

Transparency, student health and advocacy are key focuses of the Georgetown University Student Association executive, according to President Juan Martinez (SFS ’20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS ’20). Martinez and Chick took office this fall after the resignations of former President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), Vice President Naba Rahman[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Memorialize GU272

Despite its promise to grapple with its ties to slavery, Georgetown University has fallen short in honoring the memory of enslaved people sold to benefit the university. More than two years after the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation offered its comprehensive recommendations, Georgetown has failed to act on[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Editorial
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association

GUSA to Increase Student Health and Misconduct Trainings

The Georgetown University Student Association senate amended the bylaws for the Ethics and Oversight Committee, which launched last month, to require more training in student health and misconduct topics after executive resignations earlier this semester. The GUSA senate established the Ethics and Oversight Committee last month after the resignation of[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A ramp, scheduled to be completed by early 2019, is planned to increase access to White-Gravenor Hall.

White-Gravenor Ramp Planned to Increase Accessibility

Georgetown University is set to construct a ramp to the entrance of White-Gravenor Hall to increase accessibility to the academic building. An upcoming renovation initiative aims to make White-Gravenor Hall more accessible by constructing a ramp to the front entrance of the building. The goal of the project is to[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Juan Martinez (left, COL '20) and Kenna Chick (COL '20) announced their administration's executive Oct. 21.

GUSA Names 13 New Executive Board Members

The Georgetown University Student Association announced the names of its 13 new executive board members Oct. 21. These executive positions were left vacant following the Sept. 11 resignation of former GUSA President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and the Sept. 14 resignations of former GUSA Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19)[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELIZA LAFFERTY AND PATRICK WALSH Georgetown University Student Association senate elected Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) as speaker and vice speaker.

GUSA Senate Elects Speaker, Vice Speaker

Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) were elected speaker and vice speaker of the Georgetown University Student Association senate in an emergency senate meeting Oct. 2. Lafferty, the former transition chair of the senate, and Walsh, the former transition vice chair of the senate were nominated for[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top