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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
A Suspect Email Filter

A Suspect Email Filter

“This message was posted by Erika Cohen Derr under authority granted by the Division of Student Affairs.” This disclaimer concludes every campus-wide email sent by student groups. Few readers notice it; fewer find it noteworthy. But how does this procedure affect the free flow of student communication, particularly when readers can’t see[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion
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

GUSA Promotes Mayoral Board Spots

In order to increase Georgetown students’ participation in Washington, D.C. government, the Georgetown University Student Association has created a new cabinet department for D.C. Relations. Undersecretary of D.C. Relations Thomas Moakley (SFS ’17) aims to help students to apply to Mayor Vincent Gray’s mayoral advisory boards, which are open to[Read More…]

by September 20, 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

GUSA Begins Summer Agenda

While most students spend their summers away from the Hilltop, GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) hope to take advantage of these three months to accomplish items on their unofficial summer agenda. Along with summer manager Alyssa Peterson (COL ’14), who serves as deputy chief of staff during the[Read More…]

by June 3, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
GU Pride members wear T-shirts reading “I am” and walk through a door in Red Square in celebration of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11.

LGBTQ Continues Fight for Campus Equality

The Supreme Court considered two cases in March with tremendous implications for the future of gay marriage in the United States, the culmination of a year in which LGBTQ policy debates were dominant on the Hilltop and across the country. Despite a changing tide of public opinion evidenced by the legalization of[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

GUSA Election Rocked by Secret Society

This February’s GUSA executive campaigns began with the typical policy debates and budget proposals, but 11th-hour disclosures of candidates’ involvement in secret societies brought chaos and controversy to the race, leading to a razor-close finish on election day. The initial frontrunners were Jack Appelbaum (COL ’14) and Maggie Cleary (COL ’14), who had the[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Rape Culture Merits Campus Discussion

For a long time, we joined much of the Georgetown community in responding to sexual assault by doing what we thought was best: nothing. As two men, we believed we had no right to be part of a discussion about a crime that we abhorred but did not understand or[Read More…]

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Opinion