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JULIA ALVEY / THE HOYA | Fall GUSA Senate campaigns launched Wednesday morning and features 21 candidates vying for various open positions in the Senate pending next week's elections.

21 Students Announce GUSA Senate Campaigns

With a focus on facilities issues, expanding dining options and improved representation for minority students, 21 students announced their candidacy for Georgetown University Student Association senate Wednesday ahead of next week’s election.  Fifteen candidates are running for seven positions in the Class of 2023 senate, one student is running unopposed[Read More…]

by September 20, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Jon Ossoff (SFS '09), who ran for Congress in Georgia  in the most expensive House of Representatives race in history, launched a bid for Senate in Georgia.

Ossoff Announces Run for Senate in Georgia

Jon Ossoff (SFS ’09) announced his decision to run in the upcoming 2020 Georgia Senate elections Sept. 10, joining three other Democratic candidates who are vying to unseat incumbent Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.). Ossoff ran for Congress in 2017 in the special election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. Ossoff lost[Read More…]

by September 20, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MOAKLEY COURTHOUSE | Stephen Semprevivo, one of five Georgetown parents implicated in a nationwide March 12 admissions bribery indictment, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday after paying an intermediary $400,000 to give his son an advantage in the admissions process.

Georgetown Parent Pleads Guilty in Admissions Bribery Case

Georgetown parent Stephen Semprevivo and 12 other university parents pleaded guilty to fraud for involvement in a college admissions bribery scheme in a Boston federal court Monday. The plea comes after the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted against a resolution to urge the university to expel current students and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2019 4 comments City 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
REP. CAROLYN B. MALONEY/FACEBOOK | A national women's history museum would honor the untold stories of women throughout U.S. history, according to Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), who introduced a bill to establish a Smithsonian women's history museum in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 28.

Bills to Establish a Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Introduced in Congress

Bills proposing a new Smithsonian Institution museum that would highlight the contributions of women throughout U.S. history were introduced in both chambers of Congress on March 28. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced a bill in the U.S. House[Read More…]

by April 4, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA | The Georgetown University Student Association senate, headed by GUSA senate speaker Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21), right, and vice speaker Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21), left, reallocated an additional $1,222.39 to GUSA before approving the 2019-2020 fiscal year student activities budget March 24.

GUSA Senate Approves Student Activities Budget

The full Georgetown University Student Association senate voted unanimously to approve the 2019-20 fiscal year student activities budget March 24, after passing an amendment to change the budget previously approved by the finance and appropriations committee. The amendment, proposed by FinApp Chair Hayley Grande (COL ’21), reallocated funds from the[Read More…]

by March 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Sam Appel (COL '20), right, resigned from the GUSA senate and stepped down from the executive race Monday night. His former running mate Nicki Gray (NHS '20) announced she is continuing her run for GUSA president alone Tuesday evening.

Appel Exits GUSA Senate, Drops Exec Bid; Gray to Run Alone

Sam Appel (COL ’20) resigned from the Georgetown University Student Association senate and stepped down from his bid for GUSA vice president on a ticket with Nicki Gray (NHS ’20) on Monday evening. Gray plans to continue her run for GUSA president without a running mate. Gray is permitted to[Read More…]

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY GUSA Senator Sam Appel (COL ’20) drafted a resolution to urge the university to construct a memorial to the GU272 outside Arrupe Hall.

GUSA Proposal Would Urge GU272 Memorial

The Georgetown University Student Association senate is considering a resolution calling on the university to erect a memorial honoring the 272 slaves sold in 1838 by the Maryland Society of Jesus and to take up the recommendations proposed by the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation. Senator Sam Appel[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA The Georgetown University Student Association voted unanimously Monday night in support of an Ethics and Oversight committee to hold GUSA senate and executives accountable.

GUSA Launches Committee for Exec, Senate Accountability

An Ethics and Oversight Committee for the Georgetown University Student Association senate is set to be approved this week, after the senate unanimously voted Monday to pass legislation to improve the internal accountability of the senate and GUSA’s executive branch. The formation of the new committee comes a month after[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top