Chris Hebdon

Leftover funds spur SA finance reform

About $86,000 of student organizations’ cash, or about 9 percent of the total budget, went unused last year, Student Association leaders said this week – pointing toward the need for a more efficient allocations process. SA leaders said the pileup of surplus funds – roughly on par with past years’ despite intensified talks with campus […]

Student activity fee increase passes in campus referendum

The student activity fee increase that passed Thursday will add $90 to tuition bills once it is fully implemented in six years. The increase, which passed with 66 percent of the vote, will gradually double the Student Association’s budget over the next nine years to $1.75 million. It will only affect future students because of […]

J Street to offer rewards through smartphone app

Students will be able to rack up points for free meals at J Street starting this month. GW is one of a dozen schools with Sodexo dining that will offer student customers rewards through a smartphone app called QBOT, designed to list coupons and alerts about sales. Director of Campus Support Services Nancy Haaga said […]

Student Association allocation process moved up to spring

Student organizations will have to start planning next year’s budgets early to apply for Student Association funding in late spring for 2013 allocations. The Student Association Finance Committee is pushing its allocations process up to the spring semester, after the Center for Student Engagement announced a policy that will only allow new groups to form […]