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GUSA creates petition for greater transparency in the Foreign Language and Linguistics Department

In yesterday’s weekly GUSA email, they included a petition to have greater transparency regarding doctoral candidates teaching classes within the Foreign Language and Linguistics Department (FLL). The petition was authored by GUSA Senator At-Large Adam Shinbrot (COL ’18)…. Read More

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GUSA obtains benefits for unrecognized student groups

Unrecognized student groups like H*yas for Choice and the Georgetown chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon have just come a lot closer to having equal footing with the other organizations on campus. GUSA announced last night a new partnership… Read More

GUSA calls on University to clarify RA role, better support RAs

Yesterday, the GUSA Senate passed a resolution calling on the University to clarify the resident assistant role and do more to support RAs, including creating a safer work environment for them. The resolution follows last week’s Voice online exclusive,… Read More

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GUSA holds preliminary discussion of Cultural Advisory Board

Last night, GUSA held a preliminary Cultural Advisory Board town hall meeting in the social room of the Healey Family Student Center. The discussion was attended by representatives of multiple cultural groups who posed many questions about the… Read More

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Student leaders raise concern over potential consolidation of University safe spaces

Update, Thursday, 4:51 pm: Reventon Latino chair and member of the Latin Leadership Forum Nancy Hinojos (SFS ’15) has expressed similar concern that the University is considering the consolidation of the CMEA, the LGBTQ Center, and the Women’s… Read More

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Democracy at its finest: GUSA Senate elects committee chairs

Yesterday evening, Healy Room 106 was alive with the sound of some good old fashioned fist-pounding and huzzahing (okay, maybe not) at the GUSA Senate elections. The elections were for the positions of Speaker, Vice Speaker, and chairmen… Read More

They’re back: GUSA talks multicultural council and says goodbye to Greco

GUSA held its first general senate meeting on Sunday. The year got off to a rocky start when GUSA’s usual room, Healy 106, was taken by a class. The senate evacuated down the hall to a different classroom,… Read More

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GUSA secures four-year on-campus housing guarantee for students with high financial need

Last week, GUSA executives Trevor Tezel and Omika Jikaria announced a new policy guaranteeing four years of on campus housing to students with high financial need. In an interview with the Voice, Tezel and Jikaria explained that, prior… Read More

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Prefrosh Preview: What is GUSA and what does it do?

GUSA, or the Georgetown University Student Association, is, in simple terms, the Georgetown undergraduates’ student government. For various reasons, students tend to be strongly opinionated about GUSA. Many jump right in and run for GUSA or work for… Read More

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Roomr, a new site for rating landlords and off-campus properties, launched today

The Georgetown Student Tenant Association, GUSA, and the Corp launched Roomr today, a new student-run site that allows students to rate and compare landlords and rentable properties around Georgetown. Users with a NetID can add addresses each landlord owns,… Read More