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SA Guide: Caleb Raymond

Age: 20 Year: Junior Major: Sociology Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla. Embarrassing freshman year moment: Raymond could not think of an embarrassing moment. Next song University President Steven Knapp should dance to: “Like a G6” by the Far East Movement Platform: increase funding for student orgs; increase advocacy for students; increase efficiency for the University For […]

SA Guide: John Richardson

Age: 20 Year: Sophomore Major: Business economics and public policy Hometown: Portland, Maine Embarrassing freshman year moment: I face planted in a Funger lecture halls on my way to the front of the room. Next song University President Steven Knapp should dance to: “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child Platform: on-campus job recruiting; create an office of […]

SA Guide: Chris Clark

Age: 21 Year: Junior Major: Finance Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y. Embarrassing freshman year moment: During big-little week I sang “Sweet Caroline” to a girl named Caroline in front of about 100 people. Next song University President Steven Knapp should dance to: “Teach me how to Dougie” by Cali Swag District Platform: expand study space; eliminate fees; […]

SA looks to reclaim funds

The Student Association is preparing to reclaim up to $40,000 from more than 30 student organizations at the end of this week. The annual reclamation affects student organizations that failed to respond to the SA Senate Finance Committee’s request to examine the organization’s finances as part of the SA’s mid-year review. The selected organizations could […]

Three more declare for SA

Jason Kaplan | President (Candidate) This year’s first Student Association outsider announced a bid for the presidency Wednesday night, joining what is so far a small pool of contenders for the SA’s two top spots. John Richardson, a sophomore, said Wednesday he is seeking the SA presidency, adding that his lack of SA experience should […]

Alternative Breaks gains SA funding, org status

The University’s largest student-run volunteer program is set to receive $15,000 from the Student Assoication this semester, a victory for students who say GW has failed to adequetly fund the program’s service trips. Alternative Breaks had been ineligible to receive money from the SA in the past, as it operates under the Office of Community […]

SA amends campaign rules

The Student Association Senate voted to strip power from the SA’s election oversight body Wednesday night, taking away the body’s ability to file campaign violations against candidates in an effort to lessen the number of violations this election cycle. The vote to strip the Joint Elections Committee of it’s power to file campaign violations comes […]

Student Association to give remaining funds to student organizations

The Student Association has more than $200,000 remaining to dole out to student organizations this semester. After passing a record-high initial allocations bill of more than $500,000 in October, the SA will spend its remaining $217,521 funds on co-sponsorships. “[The money] will be spent very similarly to last semester,” finance chair Chris Clark said. “We […]

Gelman tops SA’s spring goal list

The University’s top two student leaders intend to spend the spring semester focusing on improving Gelman Library and other areas of mass student concern, after spending a majority of the fall semester working on internal reforms. The SA plans to lay the groundwork for reforming Gelman Library, on-campus dining and the 4-RIDE service, SA Executive […]

SA spent fall on internal reform

As the semester closes, the Student Association has completed a slew of internal reforms but is still working to complete the more tangible results promised during the campaign last spring. With the exception of passing a record-high initial allocations bill for student organizations, disbursing more than $500,000, the bulk of the SA’s undertakings have been […]