Cornel West and Tavis Smiley offer their Poverty Manifesto

On Tuesday night, The Lecture Fund welcomed renowned radio and television personality Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West, a philosopher and writer described by Smiley as “our country’s leading public intellectual,” to Lohrfink Auditorium to speak about the… Read More

Invisible Children co-founder Bobby Bailey visits the Hilltop

Social activist and co-founder of Invisible Children Bobby Bailey spoke to students last night in a speech sponsored by the Lecture Fund and Invisible Children Georgetown, highlighting the development of the organization in the past ten years as… 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

Restaurateur Danny Meyer espouses the tenets of hospitality

If you love mouth-watering burgers and delicious milkshakes, then it’s pretty likely that you love Shake Shack as well. This popular eatery, with a new location a short GUTS bus ride away in Dupont Circle, is one of… Read More

Striking the Balance: panel debates the morality of Georgetown’s relationship with China

Last night, the Lecture Fund and the International Relations Club hosted a spirited discussion entitled “Striking the Balance: How Should American Universities Engage the Chinese Government?” Provoked by a recent Voice feature (Full Disclosure: Perry is the author of this feature) that… 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

Gender Liberation Week speaker argues marriage is death for LGBTQ rights

Tuesday night in White-Gravenor, LGBTQ rights advocate Ryan Conrad shared his unconventional opinions about the futility of marriage rights. “Is [marriage] the battle worth fighting for?” he asked. “I think not.” As the author and founder of Against… Read More

Free Food-for-All: GUSA snacks, a Lannan reading, and Nobel sushi

GUSA goes yummy We’ve all heard about the GUSA’s plan to reform the student activities fee. If you’re still confused, want to voice your opinion, or just some free pizza and soda, they’ve got you covered. Tonight from… 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

Conservatives speak at Georgetown, air out relationship problems

Earlier this month, the Lecture Fund and Georgetown College Republicans hosted a book panel to discuss columnist Jonah Goldberg‘s Proud to be Right: Voices of the Next Conservative Generation, a collection of political essays. Todd Seavey and Helen… Read More