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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Caroline Rareshide/The Hoya | The first student drag show, Mx. Georgetown, presented six drag queens and kings in a pageant format competing for the title of Mx. Georgetown with a talent portion and a lip-sync battle included in the show.

Inaugural Mx. Georgetown Features Drag, Celebrates Queer Community

By Caroline Rareshide and Maren Fagan April 16, 2024

Georgetown University’s inaugural student drag competition, Mx. Georgetown, saw a drag king use an acronym to explain why most of his School of Foreign Service (SFS) friends are single. “My SFS...

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Hot Chelle Rae and Owl City Bring the GPB Spring Concert to Life

By Meghan Hall, Hoya Staff Writer April 3, 2024

Featuring an impressive lineup with openers Rosewater, a beloved student band, and Hot Chelle Rae and Owl City as the main acts, the Georgetown Program Board’s (GPB) Spring Concert bridged quality,...

Meet the 2020 Mr. Georgetown Candidates

Meet the 2020 Mr. Georgetown Candidates

By Abigail Weintz and Abigail Weintz October 23, 2020

There are three constants to a fall as a Georgetown student, even remotely: midterms, good friends, and the Georgetown Program Board’s annual Mr. Georgetown pageant.  Not even a global pandemic...

ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | The Georgetown University Women’s Center is spearheading this year’s Women’s History Month, highlighting the work of women throughout history who have previously been overlooked.

GU Celebrates Women’s History Month

By Taylor Kahn-Perry March 23, 2019

During this year’s Women’s History Month, Georgetown is recognizing diversity and community among women on campus with events hosted by various organizations and centers at the university. Women’s...

JAY SEAN | FACEBOOK The process of choosing an artist began last March, when concert co-chairs released polls over social media, followed by a partnership with an agent to come up with a list of possibilities within the organization’s budget range.

Jay Sean, Jesse McCartney to Headline Spring Concert

By Chelsea Hafer March 15, 2019

Musical artists Jay Sean and Jesse McCartney will perform in the McDonough Gymnasium on Friday, April 12, as co-headliners for the Georgetown Program Board’s annual spring concert, GPB announced this...

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Activism and Style Intertwine in Diamante Fashion Show

By Eliza Phillips February 28, 2018

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...

MARTINEZ: Unity on the Runway

By Kevin Martinez February 7, 2018

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....

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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

By William Zhu August 30, 2016

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...

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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

By Molly Simio April 15, 2016

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,”...

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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

By Jack Lynch April 8, 2016

  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...

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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

By Owen Eagan September 18, 2015

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,...

Play with Baby Animals Tomorrow!

Play with Baby Animals Tomorrow!

By Emily Min and Emily Min April 22, 2015

Been missing cute, fuzzy little animals in your life? Look no further – tomorrow, Apr. 23, GPB is bringing a MINI ANIMAL FARM to campus. Come by Regents Lawn between 1:00 and 4:00 pm to play with these...

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