The Can Kicks Back rolls into Washington and demands debt change

The Can Kicks Back campaign made a stop in Georgetown on Tuesday as part of its Generational Equity Tour. Co-founded by Georgetown alum Nick Troiano (COL ’12), The Can Kicks Back was formed to bring students together to fight against the national debt crisis and Congress’ tendency to kick the can of their future down the […]

Debt deal spares Pell Grants, nixes aid to grad students

According to 140+ student body presidents, we now “have a deal” on the nation’s debt ceiling. On Tuesday, both houses of Congress signed off on a measure that, in exchange for evading default and economic calamity, would immediately slash $1 trillion from the federal deficit and direct a new joint committee to find $1.5 trillion […]

GUSA president presents student letter on debt ceiling

At a press conference this afternoon, GUSA President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) stood with a handful of other student body presidents as they unveiled their letter to President Obama, imploring him and other leaders to reach a compromise on the debt ceiling debate and the country’s budget crisis. Over 100 college and university student body […]

GUSA exec leads 100+ student body presidents in petition on debt ceiling

GUSA President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12), former Senator Nick Troiano (COL ’12), and other members of the executive are leading student body presidents from over one hundred different national universities in an effort urging a speedy, “bipartisan” consensus on raising the debt ceiling. Meaney and other student body presidents will present a petition on the issue […]