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MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
Peter Fanone (COL ’15) performs at Kickback, a music festival sponsored by The Corp and Welcome Week on Sept. 1. The groups have not yet decided whether they will hold the festival next year.

After Successful First Run, Corp Unsure If Kickback Will Return

This Labor Day saw the debut of Kickback, a music festival featuring professional and student acts, sponsored by Students of Georgetown, Inc. and Welcome Week. Although a final ticket sale count is still being calculated — finalized information will not be made available to the public — the number of[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY THE CORP
The Knocks, an electronic music group made up of Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner and James “JPatt” Patterson, will co-headline.

Kickback Lineup Posted

The full lineup of The Corp’s inaugural music and arts festival was announced Monday, setting the stage for co-headliners The Knocks and MisterWives. Kickback will open Sept. 1 with The Unforgiven, a cover band well-known in the Georgetown area, followed by two student artists — Peter Fanone and Tigers Are Bad[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY STUDENTS OF GEORGETOWN INC.
Kickback's website displays a countdown clock to the July 8 official announcement.

With Kickback, The Corp Aims to Establish New Tradition

Georgetown Day marks the end of the academic year, but its commencement has long been bereft of a singular tradition. Students of Georgetown Inc. aims to change that with Kickback, a daylong celebration of students’ return to campus. “We’re looking to plan a day for students in the fall to[Read More…]

by July 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Final Fin/App Budget Released

Final Fin/App Budget Released

The GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee released its final budget for the 2015 fiscal year, cutting the Collegiate Readership Program and funding for GUSA while also putting Georgetown Day under the control of the Division of Student Affairs. The budget, released March 21, is projected at $998,400, in response to[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Hurricane Irene Alters University’s Welcome Week Plans

Georgetown is shuffling parts of its Welcome Week timetable in light of the predicted severe weather from Hurricane Irene. New Student Orientation Convocation, planned for Sunday morning, will be postponed to Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m. in preparation for the predicted severe effects of the storm, the university announced[Read More…]

by August 26, 2011 0 comments Campus News