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GUSA Senate Lays out Goals for Summer

GUSA Senate Lays out Goals for Summer

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06/06/2019

The 14th GUSA Senate set forth its goals for the transition period in an act passed during its June 3 meeting. The legislation was sponsored by Senate transition leadership, Chair Juan Martinez (SFS ’20), Vice-chair Samantha Moreland (COL ’21) and Chair of Ethics and Oversight Leo Teixeira (COL ’21). The goals fell into the main…

GUSA Senate Elects Transition Chairs

GUSA Senate Elects Transition Chairs

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04/18/2019

The GUSA Senate met to to elect Senate transition chairs and determine representatives for the next day’s Constitutional Council Hearing on April 16. The positions included the transition chairs on two committees, Ethics and Oversight and Finance and Appropriations, as well as transition Chair and Vice-chair of the Senate. These positions will oversee the Senate’s…

Constitutional Council Hears 272 Referendum Complaint

Constitutional Council Hears 272 Referendum Complaint

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04/18/2019

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) and Chris Castaldi-Moller (SFS ’21) filed a complaint on April 14, alleging that the results of the referendum must be invalidated due to its unconstitutionality….

Behind the Scenes, GUSA Policy Teams Work for Change

Behind the Scenes, GUSA Policy Teams Work for Change

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04/12/2019

Asked about her GUSA policy team, Macky Grimm (COL ’21) hesitated. “I don’t really have one,” she said. When pressed, she admitted, “It’s just me.” Grimm, the chair of GUSA’s LGBTQ+ advocacy team, has spent the past several months working with students and administrators, proposing university policy changes, and conducting research—and she’s done it alone….

Support GUSA Policy Teams for Change on Campus

Support GUSA Policy Teams for Change on Campus

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04/12/2019

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Policy Teams were established in their current form under the administration of Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) in 2016. The teams combined the responsibilities of the senate and executive into joint groups that focus on specific policy areas. Three years and four administrations later, this…

New GUSA senators elected amidst high turnout

New GUSA senators elected amidst high turnout

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04/12/2019

The Election Commission announced the winners of the GUSA Senate election. The new Senate is composed of 18 members, six from each rising class of seniors, juniors, and sophomores.  The Election Commission announced the results at 12:38 am on their Twitter page. 57.9 percent of students voted in the election according to the Election Commission,…

Vote Yes on the GU272 Referendum

Vote Yes on the GU272 Referendum

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04/09/2019

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 descendants of slaves sold by the Maryland Jesuits in 1838 to keep Georgetown University afloat. The fund will be comprised of a $27.20 mandatory student…

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