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GW PRESIDENT'S WEEKEND PALOOZA

Thursday February 17- Sunday February 20

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A GWU like you have never seen it before! 
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President's Weekend Palooza is a series of student-oriented events that will promote community and school spirit. The umbrella event is coordinated by the GW Student Association with individual events hosted by a variety of student organizations and campus partners. This initiative was created by the Student Association to build community and promote school spirit among students. With this collaborative series of events, the Student Association is seeking to mimic a homecoming weekend and create excitement across campus. 

Schedule of Events:

Thursday February 17

Red Cross Blood Drive 
11:30 am to 4:30 pm, Grand Ballroom USC
Host: GW Red Cross 
GW Red Cross is excited to participate in a Blood Drive Battle against Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland-College Park!! GW Red Cross, JHU Red Cross, and UMD Red Cross will go head-to-head to see which chapter can collect the most blood donations and save the most lives. Join us and raise high with GW to show off our school spirit! Donors can  make an appointment ahead online at redcrossblood.org. Enter the code "GWBLOOD" to select a time slot. ... Learn more

Tiny Dorm Student Concert
5pm to 6:30pm, Columbian Square
Host: GW Student Association 
Concert showcasing student musicians.  ... Learn more

Friday February 18

Battle of the Banners
12am to 2pm, Kogan Plaza (rain location Grand Ballroom) 
Host: GW Student Association
Student organizations will compete in a battle to create the best student organization banner on site. All
banners will be displayed in Kogan Plaza and the winning organization will receive $200 ... Learn more


Presidential Showdown

3pm to 5pm, Lerner Health and Wellness Center 
Host: GW Student Association and Fraternity/Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority life will pair up to compete in a dodgeball tournament ... Learn more

Late Night on Ice
5:30 pm to 11:30 pm, Georgetown Waterfront
Host: GW Late Night
This GW Late Night event features ice skating at the Washington Harbour in Georgetown and chances to win GW-branded Jenga and GW-branded ring toss! Free food will be provided to registrants. This event is hosted by the Office of Student Life and the GW Student Association. . ... Learn more

Saturday February 19

POP! Fashion Show
1pm to 3pm, Bett's Theater USC 
Host: POP! Thrift
A student-run initiative will be hosting a fashion show with GW student models then proceed to hold a pop up thrift shop selling sustainable clothes.  ... Learn more

Rally in the Alley Tailgate
4pm to 5:30pm, Outside Smith Center 
 Get ready for the basketball game by getting food and playing games outside of the Smith Center... Learn more

Basketball Game
6pm, Smith Center
Watch GW Men's Basketball team face off against A10 opponent Rhode Island for a very special Presidents Palooza game on February 19th in the Charles E. Smith Center.  Pull up to the game at 6 pm for an incredible game and thrilling halftime performance! ... Learn more

Sunday February 20


Vern Brunch
10:30 am to 2pm, Pelham Commons 

Host: GW Student Association
 Sunday brunch with movies, games, and trivia. 

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