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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
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA |

GU272 Referendum Ruled Constitutional

The constitutionality of the GU272 referendum was confirmed by the Georgetown University Student Association constitutional council in a ruling Sunday in response to a suit brought by Rowan Saydlowski (COL ’21) and Chris Castaldi-Moller (SFS ’21). With the referendum deemed constitutional, the GUSA senate voted unanimously at a Sunday meeting[Read More…]

by April 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Funding Cuts Reduce Access for Club Sports Athletes

Funding Cuts Reduce Access for Club Sports Athletes

Multiple Georgetown club sports teams expect obstacles to financial accessibility for students after the Advisory Board for Club Sports saw its funding decreased for the 2019-20 school year. The budget decrease for ABCS, which supervises the overall administration and policies for the 34 club sports on campus, was approved by[Read More…]

GUSA Constitutional Council Hears GU272 Suit Arguments

GUSA Constitutional Council Hears GU272 Suit Arguments

Plaintiffs challenged the constitutionality of the GU272 vote but argued their suit does not oppose the referendum’s objectives at a Georgetown University Student Association constitutional council hearing April 17. The case, “Saydlowski and Castaldi-Moller v. Ethics and Oversight Committee, Election Commission, and GUSA,” was filed by Rowan Saydlowski (COL ’21)[Read More…]

by April 24, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Former Senator Challenges GUSA Chief Justice

Former Senator Challenges GUSA Chief Justice

Dylan Hughes (COL ’19), former chair of the Georgetown University Student Association Ethics and Oversight Committee, challenged the constitutionality of GUSA Constitutional Council Chief Justice William Morris’ (COL ’19) extended tenure in an email April 17. Hughes was one of two parties named in a suit filed by Rowan Saydlowski[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Margaret Fouberg for The Hoya | Outgoing GUSA Speaker Eliza Lafferty (COL '21) speaks at a Senate meeting this semester. The Senate was scheduled to approve the results of the referendum at a meeting Sunday before the suit was brought before the Senators.

GUSA Constitutional Council to Hear Suit Against 272 Referendum

The Georgetown University Student Association’s Constitutional Council will address a suit filed by two students that seeks to overturn the results of last week’s referendum to establish a semesterly fee that would go toward a fund benefiting the descendants of the GU272. Rowan Saydlowski (COL ’21) and Chris Castaldi-Moller (SFS[Read More…]

by April 15, 2019 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Rebuild Trust in GUSA

When students talk about the Georgetown University Student Association, most often they remark offhandedly either that “GUSA doesn’t do anything” or “GUSA doesn’t matter.” The reality is not nearly as bleak: Students in GUSA can, and regularly do, accomplish meaningful change. The problem is partly perception: Students rarely know about[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | The GU272 referendum, which passed with 66 percent of students voting in favor of a reconciliation fee, awaits university approval.

Students Endorse Reconciliation Fee in GU272 Referendum

Students voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum to establish a semesterly fee that would go toward a fund to benefit descendants of the GU272 on Thursday night with the highest turnout in recorded student government electoral history. The university is not obliged to enact the proposed fee. With 66.1[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 16 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Narrow GUSA Policy Goals

Nearly a month after Georgetown University Student Association President Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Vice President Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) were sworn into office, their efforts have been disappointing. Though the pair have just begun onboarding staff, they should ensure that the current passivity of the administration does not[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
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