TEDxGeorgetown recap: Why we need moar internets

Despite its clever moniker (Netcetera: the Internet and everything else) TEDxGeorgetown was not about the Internet. It wasn’t even about coping with a chronic illness, Facebook diplomacy, or cat weddings—though these topics hit a little closer to the… 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

Vox‘s NCAA bracket pool, ft. Chuck Hagel, Jenny Sanford, and Mike Birbiglia

For this year’s March Madness, Vox has assembled the most eclectic group of tournament brackets Georgetown’s ever seen. Famous and “famous” Hoyas alike opted to fill out a bracket for our pool—and while characters like President John DeGioia,… Read More

SAC Chair indicates continued resistance to remaining GUSA advisory board reforms

At the start of the new club funding process, the Student Activities Commission requested $35,000 from the Georgetown University Student Association, the new guardians of our Student Activities Fee, only to be scoffed at: in the draft budget… 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 Roundup: Quirky Inaugural Edition

This week’s Georgetown University Student Association meeting featured an irksome inauguration (just like Obama’s!) and tear-jerking eulogies to Philly P’s. Here’s the wrap: Inaugurations: GUSA swore in the newly-reelected President and Vice President Calen Angert (MSB ’11) and… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Full boards, deficient cheerleading

This week’s meeting of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate included a heated contest to fill a vacant seat on the Finance and Appropriations committee, and a denouncement of Eric Cusimano’s extracurricular involvements. Here’s the wrap: Finance and… Read More

GUSA Roundup: A very germane meeting of the GUSA Senate

After last week’s high-stakes and controversial Georgetown University Student Association meeting, where they passed comprehensive funding reform legislation, this week’s meeting hewed closer to classic GUSA style: longer than necessary, peppered with perfunctory legislation, and largely innocuous. The… Read More