GUSA Roundup: Loose ends and tight wallets

Yesterday, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate tied up some loose ends from last week’s meeting, including, passing electoral reform laws, the FY13 budget, and the executive cabinet. One of the few new items at the meeting the… Read More

GUSA passes resolution supporting StopCrimeNotParties.com

The Georgetown University Student Association passed a resolution supporting the recently-launched student-run website StopCrimeNotParties.com on Sunday afternoon. The bill, introduced by Speaker Adam Mortillaro (COL ’12) and Senator Colton Malkerson (COL ’13), both of whom are associated with… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Down on divestment, shoutouts for Voice

The majority of this week’s meeting of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate was spent considering the arguments of Georgetown, Divest!, which is pushing the University to divest from companies that profit from human rights violations in Israel… Read More

GUSA Roundup: GU-SPAN and a diversity debate

At this week’s Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting, the Senate voted down the only legislation that came up for a vote—institutionalizing GU-SPAN—but not before they had debated the measure extensively. After rejecting the legislation, the Senate turned… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Budget for some, nothing for others

The agenda of this Sunday’s meeting of the Georgetown University Student Association was dominated by the vote on the budget passed out of the Financial Appropriations Committee for fiscal year 2011 on Thursday. But Senators still found time… Read More

Georgetown advisory boards present budgets at first GUSA budget summit

The first Georgetown University Student Association Budget Summit was a real doozey, lasting from 10 a.m. all the way to 8 p.m. on Sunday. During the meeting, the advisory boards presented their budget proposals to the Finance and… Read More

GUSA Round-up: The Senate passes funding reform, strips advisory boards of votes

If we learned anything about the GUSA Senate this Monday night it’s that they have a USPS-like devotion to braving the elements.  As the rest of the school buckled down for our second-consecutive snow day, the Senate reaffirmed… Read More

A recap of last night’s GUSA Town Hall on funding reform

Given the kind of concerned, accusatory letters some advisory board leaders sent in the last week, the town hall that the Georgetown University Student Association hosted last night to shed additional light on its proposed funding reforms was… Read More

GUSA Roundup: These senators aren’t scared of commitment

At yesterday’s GUSA meeting, Senators forged ahead with plans for the GUSA Fund and were briefed by the executive branch about the Readership program and buses to basketball game. Here’s the wrap: The GUSA Fund In a unanimous… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Unfounded, incendiary, and flat-out irresponsible

GUSA’s intended punishment for the Voice Senator Nick Troiano (COL ’11) shot back at the critics of GUSA’s funding board reform at yesterday’s meeting, delivering an eight-minute rebuttal to a recent Voice editorial, which advocated against the reform…. Read More