Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL, SFS ’66 Law ’69) talks immigration and jobs in Gaston

After 14 years in the United States House of Representatives and approaching 15 years in the Senate, double Hoya and Illinois Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL, SFS ’66, Law ’69) seems to really take the Georgetown motto of “men… Read More

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indian Minister Kapil Sibal speak in Gaston

Yesterday morning, while most Hoyas were still warm in their beds, others were lining up outside Gaston Hall at the crack of dawn, hoping to get a seat for a speech by one of the nation’s biggest political… Read More

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to speak at Georgetown next week

A politician is coming to Georgetown! And no, this time it isn’t one of those drop-ins from the Vice President that we’ve gotten so accustomed to. Instead, as the opening speaker for the U.S./India Higher Education Summit, which… Read More

Michael Moore talks Christianity, uses profanity in Gaston Hall

During his lecture on Friday afternoon, filmmaker and author Michael Moore demonstrated an acute sense of his audience and location. Not only did he acknowledge that Georgetown has been or will be host to such conservative figureheads as… Read More

Ambassador Nirumpama Menon Rao talks education, international climate in Gaston

Yesterday evening, Nirupama Menon Rao, Ambassador of India to the United States, spoke to Georgetown students, faculty, and alumni in Gaston Hall. Her visit was in anticipation of a summit on Indian and American higher education, which will… Read More

Community‘s Donald Glover brings some funny to Gaston

Donald Glover prefaced his 65-minute set last night at Gaston Hall with a disclaimer: “Who’s seen my show Community?” he asked the audience. “This will be nothing like that. I talk about my dick a lot more.” This… Read More

Turkish Foreign Minister visits GU, talks diplomacy and nuclear weapons

On Monday night in Gaston Hall, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu discussed Turkey’s diplomatic objectives and their relevance for the United States. Sponsored by the Lecture Fund, the International Relations Club, the McDonough School of Business,… Read More

British Foreign Secretary talks international security in Gaston Hall

In his first major foreign policy address in the United States since the formation of Britain’s new coalition government, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs William Hague delivered a powerfully unapologetic speech in Gaston Hall on… Read More

JFK’s Secret Service detail speaks in Gaston Hall

After 47 years, members of the Secret Service detail tasked with protecting President John F. Kennedy broke their silence in Gaston Hall last night. At the Georgetown University Library and Lecture Fund co-sponsored event, former Secret Service agent… Read More

World Bank president speaks in Gaston, lauds democratized economics

Yesterday, World Bank President Robert Zoellick spoke in Gaston Hall about how development economics must adapt to meet the challenges of the modern world. Citing a desire to democratize the field, Zoellick, who has run the Bank since… Read More