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Movie Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

★★★★★ It is a story that everyone knows — the tale as old as time. Yet, somehow, the live-action digital remake of “Beauty and the Beast” still dazzles and leaves the audience longing to be a part of its enchanting world, even after 26 years. It is a difficult task[Read More…]

Veterans Affairs Secretary Shares Leadership Values

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald emphasized the need for values-based leadership to find individual and team success to a crowd of about 150 in Gaston Hall on Friday. Former Secretary of Defense and Distinguished Executive in Residence at Georgetown Chuck Hagel introduced McDonald. “To take the job that Bob[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Dance show Rangila will be held at the Kennedy Center this weekend.

Rangila to Grace the Kennedy Center Stage

The 20th annual Rangila dance show will be held at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts on Nov. 22 as a result of structural problems in the show’s usual venue, Gaston Hall. The coordinators of the cultural dance performance, which is put on by the South Asian Society[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The stage in Gaston Hall will undergo construction this summer to address structural problems. Until then, groups of more than 45 people cannot perform on the stage.

Gaston Stage Not Structurally Sound

Gaston Hall’s stage can no longer support large groups of performers, like those in Rangila, and will undergo construction this summer, after an engineering analysis conducted recently found structural problems with the platform. According to the Office of the President’s Chief of Staff Joseph Ferrara, the engineers who evaluated the[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A Question of Substance

A Question of Substance

Usually it’s the Supreme Court justices who get to ask the tough questions. But every so often, prominent public figures come to Georgetown, and undergraduates glean the rare opportunity to ask questions in return. Last Wednesday, those who attended Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s lecture received an index card[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

While Nas Charms the Crowd, Dyson Steals the Show

There’s no question hip-hop legend Nasir Jones was the headliner Thursday evening in Gaston Hall. It makes sense, then, why the audience murmured in surprise when “the greatest …” was first used to describe someone on stage other than Nasty Nas. “It’s an amazing opportunity in my career to be[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Opinion

Setting the Stage for Nasty Nas

As New York City radio DJ Peter Rosenberg puts it, Nasir “Nas” Jones would belong on the Mount Rushmore of hip-hop. The legendary rapper from Queens, N.Y., is set to appear Thursday evening alongside Professor Michael Eric Dyson in Gaston Hall, where they will discuss the state of a culture[Read More…]

by March 27, 2014 1 comment Campus News
Durbin Calls for Immigration Reform in Gaston

Durbin Calls for Immigration Reform in Gaston

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) spoke about immigration reform in Gaston Hall Tuesday evening, a call that was briefly interrupted by immigration activists who criticized the senator’s approach to the issue. Two years ago, Durbin spoke at Georgetown about the necessity of immigration reform. In Tuesday’s speech, which[Read More…]

by October 30, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Ryan Defends Budget Plan, Criticized for Cuts to Welfare

Ryan Defends Budget Plan, Criticized for Cuts to Welfare

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) came under fire from both students and faculty during a speech on his “Path to Prosperity” budget plan in Gaston Hall Thursday. Organized by the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, the speech was part of the annual Whittington Lecture, a series created to honor[Read More…]

by August 12, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Jokes May Not Be Glover’s Own

Jokes May Not Be Glover’s Own

When emerging comedian Donald Glover performed a stand-up show for a full house in Gaston Hall earlier this month, the Georgetown crowd went wild. What the crowd didn’t know was that portions of Glover’s repertoire may not have been completely original. In at least three instances during his Sept. 7[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News