Margaret Gach GUSA Constitutional Council upholds previous referendum ruling

On Feb. 18, the GUSA Constitutional Council ruled that the results of the Dec. 1 Senate restructuring referendum would remain invalid but allowed the invalidated results to be released. The decision comes after an appeal was submitted by GUSA Senators Owen Hayes (COL ‘18) and Scott Lowder (COL ‘17), asking the Council to revisit its...

Amy Meng Daniel Ellsberg discusses Pentagon Papers

On Feb. 16, former Department of Defense analyst and whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg gave a keynote address that unearthed fresh details on the historic Pentagon Papers controversy, including the surprisingly modest role that the papers played in ending the Vietnam War. The address, held in the ICC Auditorium, kicked off the two-day symposium “Free Speech Legacies:...

Katya Schwenk DataRescueDC seeks to preserve environmental data

On Feb. 18 and 19, Lauinger Library hosted DataRescueDC—an event coordinated by Data Refuge, a nationwide movement to preserve current federal environmental data. Over 200 people from the D.C. area participated at the university throughout this two-day initiative. Over the course of the weekend, people gathered across campus to sort and archive public data. Dozens...

Chris Dunn On the Record: GUSA Candidates Kamar Mack and Jessica Andino

In this interview, the Voice sat down with GUSA Executive Candidates Kamar Mack (COL ‘19) and Jessica Andino (COL ‘18) as they described what their plans for “A Fresh GUSA”. The interview has been condensed for clarity. The Voice: I’m just going to start by giving you guys the chance to tell me why you...

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GUSA passes request for activities endowment

The Georgetown University Student Association voted Tuesday to support a proposal to provide greater funding for student activities. The proposal puts forward two approaches to supplement the current operating budget for student activities. First, it seeks to establish a student activities fee of $50 a semester and second, requests that the university designate $3 million…

Rev. King urges GU students to fight racism

Reverend Bernice A. King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told a packed Gaston Hall on Tuesday that “unconditional love” was the necessary ingredient to end racism and the other problems plaguing American society today. “If there’s anything we need more of today ? it is called unconditional love,” King said. “The…

Diversity in curriculum to be implemented

A call for diversity in the current curriculum may be implemented as early as fall of 2001, said David Andrews, professor of Slavic languages, at a meeting held Mon. by the Curricular Working Group on Diversity. The Working Group was formed last year in response to the Unity Coalition Report regarding diversity on campus. After…

Garanzini next Loyola President

A Georgetown University administrator will be leaving in June to take the position as president of Loyola University of Chicago. Michael Garanzini, S.J., was selected to replace Loyola’s outgoing president. Garanzini met with students and faculty at Loyola on Friday, before meeting with the University’s board of trustees. Garanzini will be Loyola’s 23rd president and…

Students protest inauguration

A group of 29 student protesters affiliated with the Georgetown Solidarity Committee marched Saturday at the inauguration of George W. Bush. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist swore in Bush in front of an audience of approximately 350,000 people, a large number of whom were protesting the legitimacy of Bush’s presidency. The protesters, present on…

Former student becomes Philippine president

Former Georgetown student Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo became the 14th president of the Philippines after a bloodless coup Jan. 20 in which President Joseph Estrada, facing wide corruption charges, was stripped of his powers by a supreme court order. Macapagal-Arroyo, the former vice-president, gained power Jan. 22 but doubts remain about the constitutionality and legality of her…

Revolution

The complete overhaul of the Georgetown University Student Association is a campaign platform that at least one pair of students runs on every year when they are seeking to become the leaders of our student government. Nearly every candidate who has ever run promises some kind of reform. Talk of reform is popular. Hopefully reform…

Activity funding reform proposed

A Georgetown University Student Association member presented the Student Activities Commission with a draft proposal for the creation of an all-inclusive Finance Board for all student organizations on Dec. 4. Similar proposals for changing the structure of student organization finances have been made by The Yard and the Office of Student Affairs, none of which…

Strip Zone

One can imagine the list of priorities that each member of the DC Council drew up after the November elections: improve the public school system, encourage development east of the river, bring a professional baseball team to the District, perhaps. But bring more strip clubs to downtown? Who would have thought? Last month, the council…

Police plan crackdown on underage drinking

The Metropolitan Police Department plans a fresh crackdown on underage drinking at local bars, according to a report in the George Washington Hatchet. The Hatchet reported that undercover officers will begin posing as bouncers in local bars and will use scanners in an attempt to identify fake IDs. The effort has developed out of an…

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