GUSA roundup

GUSA & Vice President Todd Olson approve joint-funding plan for accessibility

After hearing from several student groups on campus, Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15), Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) President, Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15), GUSA Vice President, and Rob Shepherd (MSB ’15), Chair of Finance and Appropriations of the GUSA… Read More

New Student Employment Experience Committee seeks to improve working conditions for students

Last week, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson emailed the Georgetown student body about the creation of the Student Employment Experience Committee (SEEC). This new committee is the result of a collaboration between GUSA, the University’s Division… Read More


RAs deliver petition demanding greater protection and transparency

Yesterday, Resident Assistants Stefano Bortoletto (COL ’15), Jessica Rempe (SFS’15), Camille Squires (COL ’15), and Caitriona Pagni (SFS ’16) [Full disclosure: Caitriona Pagni is managing editor of the Voice.] delivered a list of demands to Senior Vice President… Read More


Todd Olson faces questions about safe spaces and accessibility concerns at diversity town hall meeting

Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson got all the tough questions at yesterday’s diversity town hall meeting. While Olson answered each question, he did not commit to any specific plans of action on all of the issues, including… Read More

Comments of the Week: Vox, stop supporting the machine

Last week, news was poppin’ on campus. From Todd Olson’s acceptance of “clear and convincing” to the Licensing and Oversight Committee’s recommendation that the University sever ties with adidas, commenters had much to work with and apparently enough time to dabble… Read More

BREAKING: Todd Olson accepts “clear and convincing”, excluding off-campus incidents

This afternoon, Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson announced his approval of raising the evidentiary standard from “more likely than not” to “clear and convincing” for all on campus students, effective January 1, 2013. The standard does… Read More

UPDATED: GUSA dismayed over missing posters in Red Square

UPDATED POST: By Thursday morning, GUSA replaced the poster in Red Square with a handwritten version [pictured left] for students to continue signing. Previous Post: On Tuesday morning, students noticed that posters mounted in Red Square by the Georgetown University… Read More

GUSA posts open letter in Red Square on “clear and convincing”

 This morning, the Georgetown University Student Association mounted a poster in Red Square of an open letter to Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson calling for the “immediate adoption” of the proposed changes to raise the evidentiary standard… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Clearly convincing people since 2011

At last night’s meeting, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate and Executive met to vote on the bill that describes the proposed changes to the Student Code of Conduct evidentiary standard. The bill passed unanimously, with all 12… Read More

GUSA implores Todd Olson to accept “clear and convincing” standard

On Wednesday, the Georgetown University Student Association sent an open letter to Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson pushing him to accept the Disciplinary Review Committee’s proposal to raise the Code of Conduct standard from “more likely… Read More