Articles tagged: gusa


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After years of activism, student advocates reflect on exhaustion

For the activists on campus, who organize for increased student resources and university accountability, exhaustion is pervasive.

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GUSA debates upcoming Executive transition and mask mandates

The Senate passed legislation to amend outdated bylaws and debated repealing mask mandates during their meeting on Feb. 20. 

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GUSA Senate declines to overturn executive election results, certifies Wolfe and Ume-Ukeje despite campaign allegations

The GUSA Senate convened on Feb. 13 to certify the 2022 executive election results over the recommendation of the Election Commission (EC).

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Wolfe and Ume-Ukeje win the 2022 GUSA Executive Election

Kole Wolfe (SFS ’24) and Zeke Ume-Ukeje (COL ’24) have won the 2022 GUSA Executive Election, according to the Election Commission.

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GUSA passes resolution condemning poor university communication in emergencies

GUSA condemned Georgetown’s failure to communicate safety concerns through HoyAlert and advocated for safety measures against sexual assault.

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GUSA Executive debates reflect dissimilar levels of experience on ballot, GUSA controversies

The presidential and vice presidential debates occurred on Feb. 7 and 8 between the two official campaigns: Leonard/Khan and Wolfe/Ume-Ukeje.

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Write-in “MO” for GUSA Exec

The Voice Editorial Board endorses the Marcella/Otice slate, the MO campaign, for the GUSA Executive election.

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Two GUSA campaigns under fire, third ticket hastily joins the race for Exec

As of Feb. 6, there are now four tickets campaigning in the GUSA Executive election. Voting opens Thurday, Feb. 10.

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GUSA passes a resolution calling for divestment connected to the genocide of Uyghur Muslims

GUSA passed legislation to address Georgetown’s endowment in companies related to the genocide and repression of Uyghur Muslims in China, as well as confirmed a new senator to fill a... Read more

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GUSA tackles GOCard access, accessibility for immunocompromised students

As Georgetown prepares for a return to in-person learning, GUSA passed legislation advocating for immunocompromised students and expanding GOCard access at their meeting on Jan. 23.  The first resolution calls... Read more

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GUSA passes legislation advocating for students during virtual learning period

Following the heated debate in last week’s meeting, GUSA took further action to address student concerns about the upcoming virtual learning period in a shorter and productive meeting on Jan.... Read more

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GUSA swears in new vice president following Sanchez resignation

GUSA swore in Thomas Leonard (COL ’23) as its new vice president following the official resignation of former VP Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’22) at its Dec. 5 meeting. Sanchez resigned... Read more

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GUSA fights to ensure GU272 descendants are heard at Georgetown

“This university’s occupation is fundamentally tied to colonial development and we call for land back,” Genevieve Grenier (MSB ’24), GUSA community director, said. GUSA recently held an event to call... Read more

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GUSA discusses winter break support for students, elects FinApp adjuncts and liaisons

GUSA elected a new slate of adjuncts and liaisons to the Finance and Appropriations (FinApp) committee as well as an Ethics and Oversight Senate Representative, and discussed how to provide... Read more

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GUSA swears in the newly elected senators and elects new leadership for the 16th Senate

The GUSA Senate swore in the newly elected senators and held elections for Senate leadership positions at their meeting on Nov. 14. Leo Rassieur (COL ’22) and Rowlie Flores (COL... Read more

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GUSA confirms election results and discusses priorities for the 16th Senate

GUSA certified the election results of the Nov. 6 election at their most recent meeting on Nov. 7.  President Nile Blass (COL ’22) also shared with the Senate the Executive’s... Read more

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Meet GUSA’s new candidates 

First-year GUSA candidates are campaigning on platforms related to dining, racial equity, mental health, and student safety.

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Vote no on “Abolish GUSA”—the rushed referendum creates an even more dysfunctional student government.

Editor’s Note: After publication, GUSA provided the Voice with responses to this article. We have made any factual corrections they pointed out, but any differences in opinion have not been... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: GUSA’s Replace, Repurpose and Restructure Referendum

Following years of debate, GUSA has passed a referendum asking students to vote on whether GUSA should restructure itself. The vote on this referendum will be held on Nov. 6,... Read more

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GUSA considers forming D.C. advocacy consortium

The GUSA Executive proposed revisiting the concept of establishing a D.C. advocacy consortium, prompted by the recent student protests at Howard University, at their meeting on Oct. 24.  Howard students... Read more