Articles tagged: gusa


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GUSA Senate creates student referendum to restructure GUSA

The GUSA Senate passed an act to approve a referendum on the restructuring of GUSA at their meeting on Oct. 17. The student body will vote on a constitutional amendment... Read more

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Dining disasters: Is Georgetown creating food insecurity?

Since the return of all Hoyas to the Hilltop, finding food on campus has become a burden. Food insecurity among college students increased throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with a reported... Read more

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GUSA Senate introduces executive proposal to abolish GUSA

The GUSA Senate took on a contentious topic of discussion at their meeting on Oct. 3: the existence of the GUSA Senate and the executive. Following a presentation by members... Read more

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GUSA Senate discusses restructuring, elections, and recent crises

The GUSA Senate deliberated recent on-campus crises and discussed the GUSA restructuring project in their Sept. 26 meeting.

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GUSA Senate responds to safety incident with call for increased university communication

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution calling for more transparency regarding student safety at their meeting on Sep. 19.  Referencing an incident involving an adult man who was seen in... Read more

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These students are striving to make Georgetown more accessible

Despite the challenges of a pandemic and virtual learning environment, student activists continue to push Georgetown toward improved accessibility.

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Alumna Tiffany Yu looks to cement legacy of disability justice as students push for Disability Cultural Center

More than half a year after releasing a petition calling for the establishment of a Disability Cultural Center (DCC), the students leading the push—and Georgetown’s disabled community at large—have the... Read more

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The future of GUSA? Senate elects new leadership alongside calls for restructuring

The members of the newly elected GUSA Senate leadership voted in on April 30 are eager to tackle the issues facing the Senate and student body. The latest leadership transition,... Read more

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Students vote to approve U-Pass in landslide referendum

Under the program, students of participating universities receive unlimited free rides on metro buses and trains during the academic year.

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GUSA initiative pushes for textbook affordability and accessibility

The subcommittee, led by Sen. Kariel Bennett, focuses on three initiatives: a scholarship fund, book-cap, and a university-wide book drive.

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GUSA Senate begins initial steps of Senate restructuring, supports AAPI community and International Women’s Day

Both the International Women’s Day resolution and act to begin restructuring the GUSA Senate passed unanimously with no abstentions.

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Georgetown distributes $6 million of CRRSAA grants to undergraduate and graduate students 

Georgetown is distributing $6 million in grants from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act to students.

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GUSA tickets meet for Blaxa town hall focusing on marginalized communities 

The two GUSA executive campaigns answered questions in a virtual town hall hosted by The Blaxa on Feb. 15.

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Kleier and Pejo suspend GUSA executive ticket

Olivia Kleier (SFS ‘22) and Jon Pejo (COL ‘22) suspended their campaign after allegations they plagiarized.

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GUSA Senate reconvenes with a new speaker, condemns university handling of financial aid 

The GUSA Senate reconvened for its first meeting with a new speaker, focusing on financial aid and the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

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Following a history of disability activism, students push for a Disability Cultural Center

GUSA’s Accessibility Policy Team has launched a campaign for the establishment of a Disability Cultural Center (DCC) that would support the disabled community on Georgetown’s campus.

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GUSA appoints students to GUPD oversight committee

The GUSA Senate confirmed three students as representatives to the GUPD Oversight Student Advisory Committee at their meeting on Dec. 6.

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GUSA works to abolish the Senate and restructure the executive

Several GUSA senators have formed working groups to rewrite GUSA’s constitution with the goal of restructuring advocacy efforts.

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GUSA passes act to support BLF through a new committee

The GUSA Senate passed an act to establish a new committee creating a formal relationship between the Black Leadership Forum (BLF) and GUSA.

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Senators condemn sexism in GUSA

Female senators spoke out against what they see as a sexist environment in GUSA, created by male senators not giving them space to lead.