Articles tagged: gusa


GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Prior to Election

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... Read more


Vote Gonzalez Porras and Figueroa-Flores For Fundamental Change

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... Read more


Why We Need the Student Empowerment Fund

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... Read more


GUSA presidential candidates debate sustainability, mental health, diversity

Content Warning: The article references sexual assault The three candidates for GUSA president, Nicolo Ferretti (SFS ’21), Arisaid Gonzalez Porras (COL ’21), and Joshua Marín-Mora (SFS ’21) took the stage... Read more


Students to Vote in Three Referendums on GUSA Ballot

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... Read more


On the Record: GUSA Candidates Nico Ferretti and Bryce Badger

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,... Read more


On the Record: GUSA Candidates Arisaid Gonzalez Porras and Anahi Figueroa-Flores

The Voice sat down with GUSA executive ticket Arisaid Gonzalez Porras (COL ’21) and Anahi Figueroa-Flores (COL ’21) to discuss their platform of prioritizing low-income, first-generation students of color ahead... Read more


On the Record: GUSA Candidate Joshua Marín-Mora

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... Read more


Three leave tickets for GUSA exec

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... Read more


“Not A Luxury, A Right”: Menstrual Equity On Georgetown’s Campus

Having a period comes with a hidden struggle rooted in shame. We discreetly slip a pad or a tampon in our pockets, moving tactfully not to draw attention to the... Read more


GUSA Executive to require demographic data

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution at its Dec. 8 meeting to require applicants for positions in the GUSA Executive to submit anonymous demographic data. According Sen. Leo Teixeira (COL... Read more


Petition for Permanent Off-Campus Mental Health Fund Circulates

A petition is circulating to collect student support for the conversion of the student mental health fund to an endowment of $100,000 in order to ensure its continuity. The endowment... Read more


GUSA Executive discusses midterm achievements

GUSA President Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) sat down with the Voice to evaluate the performance of the GUSA Executive at the midway point of his tenure. Due to scheduling... Read more


GUSA Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing Jesuit Martyrs

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution to commemorate the El Salvador Jesuit Martyrs in honor of November being Jesuit Heritage Month at their Nov. 10th meeting. On November 16, 1989,... Read more


GUSA Senate supports sex work legalization, DACA walkout

The GUSA Senate passed resolutions to support the decriminalization of sex work in D.C., an upcoming walkout in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and the... Read more


GUSA Senate to reform ethics committee, urges paper-free classes

The GUSA Senate passed legislation to reform the structure of the Ethics and Oversight Committee and approved a resolution urging the university to enact paper-free academic practices at their Oct.... Read more


Proposed Ethics Reforms Will Only Make GUSA More Corrupt

This past summer, the Working Group on Reforms to the Senate Ethics and Oversight Committee prepared a report to propose solutions to many structural limitations that have undermined the Ethics... Read more


GUSA Senate elects FinApp, supports survey petition

The GUSA Senate elected the 12 members of the Finance and Appropriations Committee (FinApp), which allocates the student activities fee to student organizations, at their Oct. 6 meeting. They also... Read more


GUSA Swears in New Senators, Elects Leadership

The GUSA Senate swore in 12 new senators and elected Senate leadership for the coming year during the Sept. 29 meeting.  Sens. Juan Martinez (SFS ’20), and Samantha Moreland (COL... Read more


GUSA Senate Invokes Disciplinary Measures on Hamilton

The GUSA Senate met on Sept. 22 and passed three pieces of legislation concerning CAPS programming, the disciplinary steps for Sen. Peter Lee Hamilton (COL ’20) following impeachment, and the... Read more