Post Tagged with: "Gaston Hall"

STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA

In Return to Hilltop, Bill Clinton Calls for Inclusivity and Political Gumption

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) made his widely anticipated return to the Hilltop on Monday afternoon, lecturing a tightly packed Gaston Hall on his view of today’s global political climate and the role of government in an increasingly interconnected world. “What are our responsibilities to each other, in an[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Bolster Event Engagement

In anticipation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s speech today, Georgetown students equipped with sleeping bags camped out near Gaston Hall  before 11 p.m. the night before the 10:30 a.m. event, much like they did when she spoke in 2014. The traditional rite of passage of spending hours in[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Gaston Hosts 26th Annual DC A Cappella Festival

Gaston Hosts 26th Annual DC A Cappella Festival

The most anticipated a cappella event of the semester returns this year with an eclectic lineup. The 26th iteration of D.C. A Cappella Festival, hosted annually by the Georgetown Phantoms and the Georgetown GraceNotes, kicked off last weekend with an array of performances by Georgetown University’s resident a cappella talent[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Music Issue, The Guide
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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discussed a national data collection program in her “Exit Interview.”

Lynch Backs Police Database

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch expressed her support for a recently announced program that will collect information on the lethal use of police force as well as create the first national database for lethal and nonlethal interactions in Gaston Hall yesterday. The speech marked the first time Lynch publicly announced[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Standing at 5 feet 11 inches with a long stride and a muscular frame, retired U.S. soccer star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has an immediate presence in any room she enters. But as she walked across the stage at the 2016 OWN IT Summit on Saturday morning,[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
‘Black Georgetown Remembered’ Celebrated on 25th Anniversary

‘Black Georgetown Remembered’ Celebrated on 25th Anniversary

The Georgetown University Press hosted a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the book and film documentary “Black Georgetown Remembered” as part of Black History Month celebrations in Gaston Hall on Wednesday night. The book and film documentary, first published in 1991, narrates the abundant history of Georgetown’s black community,[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Comedy Legends Mulaney, Kroll Return to Hilltop

Nationally acclaimed comedians Nick Kroll (COL ’01) and John Mulaney (COL ’04) spoke in Gaston Hall on Tuesday morning about their experiences as part of Georgetown’s comedy scene, their advice for aspiring comedians and their most memorable stories about vomiting at Georgetown. “I was leaving [Lauinger] and I was on[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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‘Comedy Legends’ Kroll, Mulaney Return to Georgetown

Feb. 16 marks the arrival of two alumni whom the Lecture Fund, and most of campus, are calling “comedy legends of Georgetown.” Nationally acclaimed comedians Nick Kroll (COL ’01) and John Mulaney (COL ’04) will take the stage of Gaston Hall this Tuesday in light of their show, “Oh, Hello,”[Read More…]

ROBERT CORTES/THE HOYA
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a Democratic presidential candidate, addressed a Gaston Hall audience that could not accommodate all who started lining up before 6 a.m. Thursday.

Sanders Campaign Comes to Gaston

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivered this election season’s first candidate address in Gaston Hall yesterday, where he defined democratic socialism as economic security for the middle class and called for collaborative efforts to destroy the Islamic State group. The speech marked a defining moment in Sanders’ campaign,[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
KATHLEEN GUAN/THE HOYA

Dancers from the Rangila Raas group practice in the run-up to the show. Proceeds from Rangila 2015: Are You Game? will go toward the Pritam Spiritual Foundation, a nonprofit in Kashmir, India that provides medical attention to victims of land mines.

Are You Game?

Last year, students in the South Asian Society received an alarming message. The stage at Gaston Hall, the location where, for the past 19 years, they organized Rangila — a South Asian dance show — was structurally unsound. Contractors found that a group of more than 45 people on the[Read More…]