Debate over debaters: Philodemic loses its place in the SAC budget

Last Tuesday, the Student Activities Commission (SAC) voted to place the Philodemic Society into Restoration and ban its travel for the 2016 fiscal year. Restoration means that Philodemic will not receive a budget at SAC’s budget summit but… 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


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

Prefrosh Preview: Arts at Georgetown

As a famous breeding ground for future politicians, lawyers, and activists, Georgetown isn’t exactly the most welcoming place for the artistically inclined. You’re far more likely to come across the next Secretary of State than the next Tina… Read More

Jack Appelbaum wins first ever contested SAC chair election

Jack Appelbaum (COL ’14) has been elected chair of the Student Activities Commission for the spring and fall semesters of 2012. Appelbaum has served on the commission for the previous two semesters, as well as participated in the… Read More

SAC funding: A beginner’s guide

On Wednesday night, the Student Activities Commission held a roundtable to present preliminary ideas for their new funding guidelines, which they have entitled the “Comprehensive Budget System.” This system, which may debut as early as next semester, takes… Read More

SAC Chair candidate makes campaign video

Dalvin Butler (COL ’13), a candidate for chair of the Student Activities Commission just released his campaign video.

Candidates for SAC chair announced

On Wednesday, October 19th, voting will open for the first ever contested election for chair of the Student Activities Commission. The three candidates for 2012 SAC chair are Jack Appelbaum (COL ’14), Dalvin Butler (COL ’13), and Carlos DelaTorre (COL… Read More

Michael Moore talks Christianity, uses profanity in Gaston Hall

During his lecture on Friday afternoon, filmmaker and author Michael Moore demonstrated an acute sense of his audience and location. Not only did he acknowledge that Georgetown has been or will be host to such conservative figureheads as… Read More

SAC advisor Bill McCoy to depart Georgetown in August

SAC advisor and Deputy Director of Student Programs Bill McCoy will be leaving Georgetown in August, according to an announcement from the University’s Center for Student Programs. In a phone call, McCoy confirmed to Vox that he would… Read More