‘Sex on the Beach’ Cocktail

July 7, 2022

The summer of 2022 has been a flashback to the heydays of the 1980s. Tom Cruise has  topped the box office as Maverick, the titular character in the “Top Gun” […]

Semper Fi: Robert ‘Bud’ McFarlane Dies at 84

May 16, 2022

Robert “Bud” McFarlane, a national security adviser for President Ronald Reagan, died May 12 in Lansing, Michigan, while visiting for a family wedding, at the age of 84. His son, […]

Tudor Place, Historic Gem, Fully Reopens March 4

March 3, 2022

Strolling up 31st Street towards Dumbarton Oaks, you may pass by another historic Georgetown gem without realizing it. Between Q and R Streets, glance over toward 32nd Street and you’ll see […]

Bob Dole (1923-2021): A Vet to Remember

December 6, 2021

“Veteran who gave his most for his country.” Bob Dole said he wanted to be remembered that way. But for Bob Dole, giving “his most” included an almost impossible-to-remember-it-all list of […]

Richard ‘Dick’ Thornburgh, 1932-2020

January 7, 2021

The only Republican to serve successive terms as governor of Pennsylvania, Thornburgh provided principled and effective leadership during a major public health emergency.

Georgetown’s John Thompson, First Black Coach to Win NCAA Championship, Dies at 78

August 31, 2020

In 2016, Georgetown University dedicated the John Thompson Jr. Athletic Center, next to McDonough Gymnasium on the west side of the main campus.

Profs & Pints: Rethinking Reagan as Cold Warrior

February 6, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Rethinking Reagan as Cold Warrior,” with Matthew Dallek, political historian and associate professor of political management at George Washington University and scholar of the Reagan presidency. […]

Farewell to Bush ’41’: His Character Counted

December 3, 2018

George H.W. Bush’s presidency — his legacy — was astonishingly thick with events that others might not have handled nearly as well.