Articles tagged: 272 Referendum


News

UPDATED: University promises action on GU 272; student advocacy group remains skeptical

The following story has been updated to include clarification from a university spokesperson and ensuing response from the GUSA BOD representatives.  Members of the Georgetown administration promised a plan to... Read more

Editorials

Respect Student Voices in Referenda

Students at Georgetown have precious few ways to have the university administration hear their voice. In a community with many diverse perspectives, the initiatives that the majority of students support... Read more

Features

“Unlike Any Other Class”: AMST 272 Confronts Georgetown’s History with Slavery

Perched inside the window of GUSA’s Leavey Center office, there is a sign reading “This school exists because of slavery.” These words, written in a burst of red permanent marker,... Read more

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Constitutional Council Hears 272 Referendum Complaint

On April 17, the Constitutional Council heard arguments on a case regarding the constitutionality of the 272 referendum that passed the student body on April 11. Rowan Saydlowski (COL ’21)... Read more

News

Students vote to create reconciliation fund for GU272 descendants

A referendum to recommend the creation of a reconciliation fund to benefit descendants of people enslaved by Georgetown University passed on April 12. The referendum recommends the establishment of a... Read more

Editorials

Vote Yes on the GU272 Referendum

This Thursday, April 11, students will have the opportunity to vote on the GU272 referendum.  The referendum, if passed, would demonstrate student support for creating a reconciliation fund to benefit... Read more