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New Student Activity Fee budget funds storage space for unrecognized student groups

On Sunday March 22, the GUSA Senate voted unanimously in support of the Student Activity Fee budget allocations to determine the financial fate of student groups on campus for the 2016 fiscal year. The budget also provides for… Read More


University working to remove space fees as part of reallocation of tuition dollars to student programming boards

Update, 8:00 pm: In an email to Vox, Assistant Dean for Student Engagement Erika Cohen-Derr clarified that GUSA’s press release from Monday night was prompted by the Division of Student Affair’s wider reallocation of tuition dollars, one of the three methods… Read More

Some senators worry changing GUSA bylaws would allow “cliques” to take control of body

This past Sunday, the GUSA Senate amended its bylaws regarding the election of committee chairs, requiring that all chairs, not just the chair of the Finance and Appropriations Committee, be elected by the entire senate. Some dissenting senators… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Changing of the guard

At yesterday’s meeting of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate, the most venerable senators approved the third member of the IRC Triumvirate Election Commission, the new chair of the Finance and Appropriations committee, and discussed the future of the… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Baby, it’s hot in here

At yesterday’s meeting, the Georgetown University Student Association senate passed six bills, some of which were more important than others and some of which took longer to talk about. Big Budget, Big Budget First the outgoing chair of… Read More

FinApp discusses updates on solar panels, SIPS fund

Last night, the Georgetown University Student Association’s Finance and Appropriations Committee met to discuss updates from the Endowment working groups. The meeting began with a short discussion about Healy Pub, and the nails that Jack DeGioia and Todd… Read More

GUSA passes FY2012 student activities budget

The Georgetown University Student Association unanimously passed the proposed student activities budget for the fiscal year 2012. Due to the Student Activities Fee Endowment Reform that passed a student referendum last semester, many advisory boards received larger allocations… Read More

SAFE referendum passes by overwhelming margin

Student activities fees are moving on up. Yesterday, GUSA’s Student Activities Fee Endowment reform passed referendum with 1,703 votes in favor and 743 against. The reform will increase the student activities fee to $62.50 per semester during the… Read More

FinApp OKs fee increase, GUSA to vote on SAFE reform this Sunday

After weeks of town hall meetings, the GUSA Senate’s Finance and Appropriations Committee unanimously passed Student Activities Fee Endowment reform legislation on Wednesday night. The GUSA Senate will vote on the SAFE reform bill on Sunday. The proposed… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Mind on my money, money on my mind

At Sunday’s Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting, senators announced that another town hall meeting concerning Student Activities Fee and Endowment reform will be held this Wednesday. Senator Greg Laverierre (COL ’12), chairperson of the FinApp committee, said… Read More