Articles tagged: gusa


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Nugent Elected Transition FinApp Chair after Buckwald Resignation

This story has been updated.  Sen. Matt Buckwald (COL ’20) resigned from his position in the GUSA Senate on Aug. 30, according to an email sent the same day by... Read more

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GUSA Impeaches but Fails to Remove Senator

The GUSA Senate failed to remove Sen. Peter Lee Hamilton (COL ’20) at their Aug. 26 meeting. The vote was ten in favor of removal to six against—one vote away... Read more

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GUSA Senate Lays out Goals for Summer

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... Read more

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GUSA Senate Elects Transition Chairs

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... Read more

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Constitutional Council Hears 272 Referendum Complaint

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)... Read more

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New GUSA Senate Sworn in, Constitutional Case Brought on Issue of 272 Referendum

The new GUSA Senate was sworn in at the last meeting of the previous Senate on April 14. Other business included the discussion of a Constitutional Council hearing regarding alleged... Read more

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Behind the Scenes, GUSA Policy Teams Work for Change

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... Read more

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Support GUSA Policy Teams for Change on Campus

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... Read more

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New GUSA senators elected amidst high turnout

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... Read more

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Claiming a Misrepresentation of Maringouin, This Descendant Opposes the GU272 Referendum

Georgetown students are voting on a referendum to add a $27.20 per semester fee to fund projects benefiting the descendants of the 272 enslaved people sold by the university in... Read more

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Vote Yes on the GU272 Referendum

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... Read more

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Resolution Calling for Action on Admissions Scandal Fails in GUSA Senate

The GUSA Senate did not pass a resolution that would have called for the expulsion of any students found guilty in the admissions scandal at their April 7 meeting. The... Read more

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Students Ask Questions, Debate 272 Referendum at Town Hall

The GU272 Advocacy Team held a public town hall on the GU 272 Referendum on April 3, providing a space for students to discuss and ask questions about the referendum.... Read more

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GUSA Senate Approves Budget

The GUSA Senate unanimously approved the budget for student organizations and advisory boards at their Mar. 24 meeting. The budget was prepared by the Finance and Appropriations Committee and presented... Read more

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GUSA senate elections, 272 referendum, to be held April 11

The GUSA Senate election campaign period will begin on April 4, according to an email sent to students this week by the GUSA Election Committee, a body tasked with the... Read more

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On the Record: Outgoing GUSA President Juan Martinez and Vice President Kenna Chick

Outgoing GUSA executives President Juan Martinez (SFS ’20) and Vice President Kenna Chick (SFS ’20) stopped by the Voice’s office to talk about their time as executives and experiences in GUSA.... Read more

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GUSA Senate Receives FinApp Presentation, Confirms Exec Nominees

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) senate met on March 17 to hear the budget proposed by the Finance and Appropriations Committee for Fiscal Year 2020. The budget has been... Read more

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GUSA FinApp Committee Hosts Annual Budget Summit

The Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Finance and Appropriations Committee hosted its budget summit on Feb. 25. The summit was a full-day event  in the Leavey Program Room where club... Read more

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“Doing What Has Never Been Done:” GUSA Senate Passes Reconciliation Referendum for GU272

After four weeks of debate, the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate passed a resolution approving a referendum on a reconciliation contribution for descendents of slaves sold by the Jesuits.... Read more

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GUSA Senate Certifies Executive Election Results

The GUSA Senate met Feb. 10 to certify the GUSA Executive election results. Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) won the election on Feb. 8 for... Read more