Gustafson and Kohnert-Yount sworn in as the new GUSA Executive

On Saturday, the Georgetown University Student Association swore in the new President and Vice President, Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13). The inauguration was a small affair, with Vail being sworn in on a copy of Infinite Jest because, “This is the closest thing I had to a religious text.” Gustafson also […]

Comments of the Week: Occupy the Stewards

Last week, Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) won the 2012 GUSA executive election after two weeks of contentious campaigns and at least one act of defacement. Maybe now that the election is over we can all be nice to each other again. The day before the vote, Jacob said: I wouldn’t […]

Breaking: Clara Gustafson and Vail Kohnert-Yount win in record-setting election

After weeks of preparation and fourteen days of non-stop campaigning, after two debates, after one defacement, after a record-breaking 3,697 number of first-round votes were counted, and the necessary instant-runoff voting processes were completed, GUSA senators Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13) have been declared the winners of the GUSA executive election. Over […]

Tomorrow is election day: your guide to voting

At some point before midnight tonight, voting for the 2012-13 GUSA executive will begin. After two weeks of campaigning, two debates, and more square footage of signs than the Pennsylvania turnpike, you’ll finally be able to vote. Here’s Vox’s cheat sheet for the election. Candidates, in ballot order We won’t elaborate much on the individual […]

Run for your life: the GUSA election takes to Youtube

By last night, each GUSA Executive campaign released at least one Youtube video. They range from the expected and mundane to the unexpected and amusing. Some prioritize messaging over cleverness, while others are clearly trying to make a splash. So if you want to vote in the GUSA election but don’t want to read through […]

Malkerson-Cleary campaign installs a Rubik’s cube in Red Square

The Malkerson-Cleary ticket put up a clever installment in Red Square today—a Rubik’s cube on which each block has a different item of their platform. According to Colton Malkerson (COL ’13), the cube represents their ability to think outside the box and to solve problems. In an attempt to think outside the box, they came up […]

Twuesday Tweetacular: I wish I was at Mardi Gras

Bruce Thomas, we’ll take you up on that bet. Wait a minute, you’re probably right. Nevermind. Georgetown Hot Mess‘s justification for midnight indulgences makes sense, but I think our nightly intake of Jimmy Dean’s chocolate chip pancakes and sausage on a stick is making it difficult to get up the hill to Yates. I may have […]

GUSA candidates react to vandalism of Red Square flag poster

Last night, the large American flag turned campaign poster that the Malkerson-Cleary ticket put up in Red Square was vandalized with the words “U.S. WANTED FOR MURDER!” The Department of Public Safety classified the incident as vandalism, and Colton Malkerson (COL ’13) promised in a Youtube video filmed from the scene to return the flag […]

Malkerson-Cleary campaign posters in Red Square vandalized

Update, 11:06 a.m.: In an email to Vox, GUSA Election Commissioner Adam Giansiracusa (SFS ’12) wrote, “We hope the campaign remains positive, and that this is the last time anything like this occurs.” Original post, 2:22 a.m.: Earlier tonight, the American flag turned massive GUSA campaign poster in Red Square, which belongs to the Colton […]

Vox GUSA election questionnaire: Murphy Kate Delaney-Michael Appau

Vox invited each ticket to respond to five questions about their campaigns to be the next leaders of the GUSA Executive. They will be posted without editing or comment. Below is the response of Murphy Kate Delaney and Michael Appau. Why are you qualified to the GUSA President and Vice President? Our combination of GUSA […]

Vox GUSA election questionnaire: Nate Tisa-Sheila Walsh

Vox invited each ticket to respond to five questions about their campaigns to be the next leaders of the GUSA Executive. They will be posted without editing or comment. Below is the response of Nate Tisa and Sheila Walsh. Why are you qualified to the GUSA President and Vice President? Together, Nate and Sheila are […]