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Students pass three referenda

Students pass three referenda

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02/07/2020

The Georgetown student body voted to pass three referenda in the Feb. 5 GUSA election, the GUSA Election Commission tweeted at 12:10 am.  The first referendum, the GU Fossil Free (GUFF) Referendum, passed with 90.65 percent of the vote. The referendum encouraged Georgetown’s Endowment Fund to divest from fossil fuels and freeze all new direct…

GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Prior to Election

GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Prior to Election

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02/05/2020

Content Warning: This article references sexual assault Two GUSA vice presidential candidates debated their campaigns’ platforms on Feb. 4 following the GUSA presidential debate on Feb. 3. The debate comes days before the GUSA Executive elections on Feb. 6.  The debate included VP candidates Bryce Badger (MSB ’21), the running mate of Nicolo Ferretti (SFS…

Vote Gonzalez Porras and Figueroa-Flores For Fundamental Change

Vote Gonzalez Porras and Figueroa-Flores For Fundamental Change

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02/05/2020

After meeting with all three tickets in this year’s GUSA executive election, this editorial board is endorsing the ticket that truly inspired us. Arisaid Gonzalez Porras (COL ’21) and Anahi Figueroa-Flores (COL ’21) have spent their time at Georgetown mobilizing the campus’ immigrant community and its allies through their leadership of Hoyas for Immigrant Rights…

Why We Need the Student Empowerment Fund

Why We Need the Student Empowerment Fund

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02/05/2020

We, as students, negotiate with the University administration every day, and time and time again we have learned a simple lesson: money talks. It’s time for us to invest in a fund that gives us the agency to complete our own large-scale projects centered on improving student life. The creation of the Student Empowerment Fund…

Students to Vote in Three Referendums on GUSA Ballot

Students to Vote in Three Referendums on GUSA Ballot

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02/04/2020

On the upcoming GUSA election ballot, students will vote on three referendums, two of which pertain to sustainability. Though the referendums will not bind the university to action, they present an opportunity for students to register their opinions about campus issues.  The first referendum is the GU Fossil Free (GUFF) initiative encouraging Georgetown to divest…

On the Record: GUSA Candidates Nico Ferretti and Bryce Badger

On the Record: GUSA Candidates Nico Ferretti and Bryce Badger

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02/04/2020

The Voice sat down with GUSA executive ticket Nico Ferretti (SFS ’21) and Bryce Badger (MSB ’21) to discuss their past experiences in GUSA and their platform of sustainability, inclusivity, facilities, and sexual assault prevention ahead of the GUSA Executive election on Feb. 6. This interview has been edited for clarity and length. The Voice:…

On the Record: GUSA Candidate Joshua Marín-Mora

On the Record: GUSA Candidate Joshua Marín-Mora

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02/04/2020

The Voice sat down with GUSA presidential candidate Joshua Marín-Mora (SFS ’21) to discuss his platform of sexual assault prevention, mental health advocacy, accessibility, and sustainability, as well as the departure of Isbel Deleon (COL ’21) from his ticket ahead of the GUSA Executive election on Feb. 6. This interview has been edited for length…

Three leave tickets for GUSA exec

Three leave tickets for GUSA exec

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02/03/2020

Content Warning: References to Sexual Assault  Julio Salermon-Perla (SFS ’22) announced on Feb. 3 that he would be suspending his campaign for the GUSA Executive. This comes on the heels of Salermon-Perla’s co-presidential candidate, Gabby Elliott Brault (SFS ’21), dropping from the campaign on Saturday, Feb.1. Vice presidential candidate Isbel Deleon (COL ’21) also announced…

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