Voice’s On-Campus Choices: Foreign Policy & Groove Theory

Let’s talk security

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (what a mouthful!) will be speaking today at 1:00 p.m. in Gaston Hall. The lecture, ‘’NATO—Delivering Real Security in an Age of Uncertainty,” will also feature former Secretary of State and Georgetown Professor Madeleine Albright. Attendance is open to current GU students, faculty, and staff and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. The doors will open at 12:00 p.m. but no bags, briefcases, or backpacks will be allowed inside.

We vaguely remember a failed filibuster and his mustache

Also speaking on campus Monday is former U.S. Ambassador to the UN John Bolton, who will give a lecture from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mortara building. Bolton had some tough words for President Obama in a speech Saturday at CPAC, saying that the president “does not care about foreign policy” and “is not ready to be president.” His lecture, “The Current State of Foreign Affairs and Policy,” will be moderated by Republican strategist Bradley Blakeman. There will also be a Q&A session following the lecture. Students wishing to attend the event should RSVP.

Groove me, baby

In Groove Theory’s first annual performance, the co-ed hip-hop group will host various guest groups from the metro D.C. area for a “Hip-Hop Dance Showcase.” The event will run Thursday February 25 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Gaston Hall. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased online or at the Davis Center Box Office.

Hypothetically speaking

Mask & Bauble’s 2010 One Acts Festival features The Hypothetical Detective, written by Tom Carrol (COL ’09). The event runs February 24 to 28, with 8:00 p.m. showings February 24 to 27 and a matinee showing at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 28. After a 30-minute viewing of the play, audience members will be able to participate in nightly festival events. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased online or at the Davis Center Box office. Festival events are free, but are on a first-come first served basis.

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