The Amir of Qatar speaks on education and Arab solidarity

On Thursday morning, Feb. 27th, His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Amir of Qatar, spoke to an audience at Georgetown. The ruler of the richest country in the world, the Amir left the tiny, peninsula powerhouse… Read More


Rangila’s 20th anniversary performance to be held at Kennedy Center’s Opera House Theater

On Nov. 22, Rangila, organized by the South Asian Society, will be performed at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House Theater for the first time instead of Gaston Hall, where performances have traditionally been held. According to Medha Chandorkar (COL ’15) and Alisha… Read More


Hillary Clinton talks about women and the global economy in Gaston Hall

Former Secretary of State (and potential presidential candidate) Hillary Clinton joined a panel of women leaders in Gaston Hall yesterday for an event sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Clinton’s remarks and the panel discussion… Read More


Former White House Press Secretary takes on SFSers in Gaston Hall

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney found himself once again on the receiving end of tough questions late Monday—except he had traded his familiar podium in the West Wing’s Briefing Room for Gaston Hall’s imposing lectern. Brought… Read More

GU Occupy drops banner during Rep. Paul Ryan’s lecture in Gaston Hall

Earlier today, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) spoke to a half-full Gaston Hall defending the Catholic community’s criticism of his budget. Halfway through the lecture, ten students from GU Occupy unfurled a banner from the upper balcony that read:… Read More

Newt Gingrich to speak on campus tomorrow, protest planned

Former Speaker of the House, Republican presidential contender, and defender of American civilization Newt Gingrich will address the University community in Gaston Hall tomorrow at 5 p.m. on the topic of “Giving Young Americans the Right to Choose a… Read More

Clinton introduces National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security in Gaston Hall speech

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chose Gaston Hall today as the venue to introduce a wide-ranging set of policies aimed to protect women and institutionalize their voices around the world. The first-ever National Action Plan on Women, Peace and… Read More

Poet Laureate Philip Levine talks labor, reads poetry in Gaston

When 83-year-old Detroit-born poet Philip Levine spoke in Gaston Hall yesterday evening, the event was part of a the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor’s “Labor Lab” series. Levine, who is currently serving as the United… Read More

Former President Bill Clinton talks economics, presidential responsibilities in Gaston

On Friday afternoon, former President Bill Clinton (SFS ‘68) spoke at Gaston Hall, and reflected on the current economic and political state of the country. His speech was part of the “Clinton-Gore Economics: Understanding the Lessons of the… Read More

Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) to speak in Gaston on Friday

Continuing this year’s parade of political (or just politically–minded) figures coming to campus, the University announced today via email that former President Bill Clinton will coming to campus this Friday, October 28, for a symposium entitled “Clinton-Gore Economics:… Read More