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RYAN BAE/THE HOYA

Activism and Style Intertwine in Diamante Fashion Show

Dim purple-hued light permeated Gaston Hall as the audience buzzed in anticipation for the Diamante Fashion Show, presented by the Georgetown Program Board. With a single spotlight on his face, Howard University student TK broke out into Nina Simone’s classic ’60s song, “Feeling Good.” As his stunning falsetto reminded attendees[Read More…]

by February 28, 2018 0 comments Fashion Issue, Features, The Guide

MARTINEZ: Unity on the Runway

When I was casting this semester’s Georgetown Program Board fashion show, I was not seeking models based on their relative differences. Instead, I looked for models who are representative of our community. Georgetown University prides itself on being a mecca of diversity; however, there are very few on-campus opportunities to[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA/The Hoya
Students of Georgetown, Inc. and the Georgetown Program Board cancelled the annual Kickback music festival after two years due to lackluster turnout in previous years and a desire to focus on expanding and improving other events.

Kickback Festival Cancelled as Weeks of Welcome Return

This year’s Georgetown Weeks of Welcome, held from Aug. 30 to Oct. 8, will not include the annual Kickback concert as coordinators focus efforts on expanding and improving other events amid low student turnout in past years. According to the Vice President of the Georgetown Program Board Andrew Minkovitz (SFS[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELIZA MINEAUX/THE HOYA
Comedian Dave Coulier, best known for his role as Uncle Joey on the ABC sitcom “Full House,” performed a stand-up routine in an event hosted by the Georgetown Program Board in the Healey Family Student Center last Thursday.

A Full House at HFSC

Comedian, actor, impressionist and television host Dave Coulier is a familiar face to the millennial generation. Most commonly known for his role as Joey Gladstone on the ABC sitcom “Full House,” Coulier performed a stand-up routine in the Healey Family Student Center on April 7 in a performance sponsored by[Read More…]

ILLUSTRATION BY HAILEY MAHER/THE HOYA
The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for the fiscal year 2017 was passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday.

2017 Activities Budget Passes

  The Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Program Board saw their funding cut by $12,000 each in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for fiscal year 2017. Passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday, the budget also included increases for the club[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
Louisa Wendorff, most well-known for her cover of Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space,” performs on Copley Lawn at the second annual Kickback Music and Arts Festival, hosted by the Students of Georgetown, Inc. Sept. 12.

Kickback Returns to Rain, Small Crowds

Kickback, a campus festival celebrating both student and professional music and art, returned for its second year Saturday, but faced a low turnout due to poor weather conditions. Students of Georgetown, Inc. declined to offer a specific number of attendees. As the result of months of planning and coordination between[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

What’s After Dark Cuts Hurt Groups

One year after the Center for Student Engagement discontinued its What’s After Dark program due to university-wide budget cuts, several groups, including the Georgetown Program Board, Relay for Life and the Black Student Association continue to face difficulties in funding late-night programs. These groups traditionally used What’s After Dark funding[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Friday’s Big Sean concert benefitted from GPB’s 2014 budget.

What’s After Dark Cut Limits GPB

After attracting the likes of Big Sean, Calvin Harris and Wiz Khalifa in recent years, the Georgetown Program Board will face challenges procuring star headliners for its Spring Kickoff Concert with the event’s budget set to be cut by $15,000 next year. When the university discontinued What’s After Dark in[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
IAN TICE/THE HOYA
Last spring, GPB brought electronic artist Calvin Harris to McDonough Arena. Tonight, Big Sean and White Panda will perform.

Big Sean Kicks Off Spring

The Georgetown Program Board’s Spring Kickoff Concert — featuring Big Sean, White Panda and two student DJs, Tate Tucker and Keylow — starts tonight at 10 p.m. in McDonough Arena. The concert is open to the general public, but Georgetown students earn a $15 student discount. The GPB concert will[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Wires Crossed in GPB, Dip Ball Scheduling

Georgetown students will face a Friday night dilemma this spring, as miscommunications led to the scheduling of both the 89th Annual Diplomatic Ball and the Georgetown Program Board Spring Kickoff Concert on the night of April 4. This is not the first time a scheduling conflict of this sort has[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News