eL Seed, self-proclaimed caligraffitist, visits Georgetown

On Wednesday evening, Georgetown welcomed self-proclaimed “caligraffitist” eL Seed to campus. Almost exclusively attended by Arabic majors, eL Seed’s presentation convened in White Gravenor, drawing around 40 students to hear him speak about his work. eL Seed’s art… Read More

Warren Buffett speaks about philanthropy, state of the economy

On Thursday afternoon, Georgetown welcomed Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, for a conversation in Gaston Hall. The talk was succinct and efficient, focusing on just two topics: Buffett’s… Read More

Sen. Tim Kaine speaks to students about public service, Syria

When Trevor Tezel (SFS ’14), president of GU’s College Democrats, prefaced Thursday’s much-anticipated speech by Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) with a stern reminder of the university’s speech and expression policy, the specter of partisanship seemed to already loom large… 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

Prince Charles and fiesty foodies at sustainability conference

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Photos by Max Blodgett Kicking off the “Future of Food” conference in Gaston Hall on Wednesday, Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, expressed his disappointment with the Washington Post-sponsored event. “I wish more… Read More

Prince Charles to speak at Georgetown University in May

Charles, Prince of Wales, will be speaking at Georgetown University during a brief official visit to the United States, according to his press office. The prince’s visit to the United States will take place from May 3-5. The… Read More

BREAKING: Obama to speak at Georgetown tomorrow

President Barack Obama will be speaking tomorrow at Georgetown University to outline his plan for America’s energy security. Obama will be speaking in McDonough Arena at 11:15 a.m. According to a broadcast email from the University, first-come, first-served… Read More

Michelle Obama addresses military families at Georgetown

In an address to a meeting of the National Military Family Association, First Lady Michelle Obama introduced plans for aiding the families of military members who are serving overseas. The conference—“When Parents Deploy:  Understanding the Experience of Military… Read More

An evening with The Architect: Karl Rove brings his strategy to Georgetown

On Wednesday night, the Lohrfink Auditorium was packed with people who had come to see Karl Rove, the Former Deputy Chief of Staff under the Bush Administration. Rove, who has just published a book called Courage and Consequence:… Read More

Newt Gingrich speaks on “freedom through faith” at his Georgetown movie screening

On Monday night, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista came to Georgetown to screen Nine Days that Changed the World, the documentary film that portrays Pope John Paul II’s nine-day trip to Communist… Read More