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

Capital Campaign Weekend Rundown

It’s kind of unmissable, but this weekend is the launch of the public phase of the For Generations to Come Capital Campaign. It’s a time for alumni and beneficiaries to come to campus, reconnect with old friends, and, most importantly, make… Read More

Ann Coulter speaks in Lohrfink, hilarity and confusion ensue

Ann Coulter, conservative commentator and fierce opponent of all things left-wing, brought both praise and protest to Georgetown University on the evening of October 20. Greeted by a full house in the Hariri Building’s Lohrfink Auditorium, Coulter’s presence… Read More

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

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

Hilltop goes Hollywood next week with celebrity guest speakers

Apparently, having Donald Glover perform on Wednesday wasn’t enough to fill Georgetown’s famous person quota for the month of September. Next week brings the arrival of a few more celebrities to the Hilltop, for talks not only about… Read More