Post Tagged with: "referendum"

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GU Fossil Free released a petition in January 2013 in support of diverstment that has garnered more than 2,000 signatures.

Fossil Free Seeks Referendum, Again

GU Fossil Free announced Tuesday that the Georgetown University Student Association will consider holding a student-wide referendum on whether the university should fully divest its holdings from the top 200 fossil fuel companies on the executive ballot vote in February, marking its first proposal for a referendum since 2013. GUSA[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Give Unity Another Chance

Give Unity Another Chance

Being the politically minded Georgetown student that I am, when I studied at the University of Edinburgh, it did not take long into a conversation with my Scottish friends for us to turn to the topic of independence and the referendum taking place today. I was eager to get the[Read More…]

by September 18, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
DIRAGO: Decoding a Decisive Referendum

DIRAGO: Decoding a Decisive Referendum

In one of the least surprising developments in student affairs in recent memory, voters in Thursday’s Georgetown University Students Association referendum expressed overwhelming opposition to the potential satellite housing complex: 2,746 of the 2,966 participating Hoyas voted no — a 92.6 percent stand against the plan on which the “One Georgetown, One[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion

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

Evidentiary Standard Referendum Passes

The evidentiary standard referendum initiated by the GUSA senate was passed in a study body-wide referendum Friday. The referendum received a total of 2,629 votes, with 96 percent of students voting “yes” in support of changing the Code of Student Conduct’s evidentiary standard from “more likely than not” to “clear and convincing.”[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

Amid Referendum Prep, GUSA Letter Disappears

A banner in Red Square urging Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson to change the evidentiary standard in the Code of Student Conduct went missing Tuesday, according to a Georgetown University Student Association press release. The banner included an abridged version of GUSA’s open letter to Olson. It was hung up[Read More…]

by September 21, 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

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[Read More…]

by September 9, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Students to Vote on SAFE Proposals in Referendum

The GUSA senate voted unanimously Sunday to send a proposal on how to spend the $3.4 million Student Activities Fee Endowment to a student body-wide referendum. The proposal, which was finalized by the senate’s Finance and Appropriations Committee last week, allocates funds from to finance the Social Innovation and Public Service Fund,[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News