GUSA to address noise concerns in New South Student Center construction

On Sunday night, after weeks of scandal, power struggle, and unhappy tension, the GUSA Senate finally decided to pull itself together. In an atmosphere of friendly banter, punctuated by moments of laughter and jokes, it unanimously passed a… Read More

Speakergate: GUSA Constitutional Council to open inquiry on Senate speaker election

On Friday afternoon, the GUSA Constitutional Council voted to unanimously accept Ethan Chess’ (COL ’14) petition concerning the events of the Jan. 12 Senate meeting. Senators had voted against approving Vice Speaker Sam Greco (SFS ’15) to assume to speakership. Instead,… Read More

Sen. Tim Kaine speaks to students about public service, Syria

When Trevor Tezel (SFS ’14), president of GU’s College Democrats, prefaced Thursday’s much-anticipated speech by Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) with a stern reminder of the university’s speech and expression policy, the specter of partisanship seemed to already loom large… Read More

Senate approves deal to tie student loan rates to financial markets

In a move which could now be considered shocking, the Senate struck  a bipartisan deal last night to prevent some student loan rates from staying doubled in the short term. The bill would allow undergraduates to borrow at a rate 2.05… Read More

Vox‘s Voting Guide: GUSA Off-Campus senators

Elections are tomorrow, and Vox is providing you today with a series on every dorm’s GUSA candidates. For off-campus representation, three senators are running for five available spots. Aziz Saqr (NHS ’16): Give us water fountains or give… Read More

Alum George LeMieux (LAW ’94) appointed new Florida Senator

Last Friday, Florida Governor Charlie Crist (R) appointed Georgetown Law alum George LeMieux (R) as the replacement for resigning Senator Mel Martinez (R). When LeMieux takes office on September 9th, he’ll bring the total number of Hoyas in… Read More