Profs & Pints DC: Ukraine and Russia on the Brink

January 30, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Ukraine and Russia on the Brink,” a look at the future of two warring nations in the midst of an unforgiving winter, with Michael Kimmage, […]

Families of Wrongfully Detained Celebrate 7 Newly Freed

October 17, 2022

It was another tear-jerker event Oct. 15 in a Georgetown alley off M Street, between 31st Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW, at a temporary art exhibit of 18 somewhat fuzzy […]

Profs & Pints DC: Russia’s War for Minds

October 2, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Russia’s War for Minds,” a look at Vladimir Putin’s propaganda apparatus and the Russian media landscape, with Ksenia Turkova, linguist, former news anchor in Russia […]

Profs & Pints DC: Putin’s Endgame

September 7, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Putin’s Endgame,” a look at the Russian president’s long-term foreign policy objectives, with Michael Kimmage, professor of history at Catholic University, fellow at the German […]

Georgetown Mural on U.S. Detainees Brings Worldwide Attention and Tears

July 21, 2022

Who would have thought the launch of a black-and-white art exhibit of 18 somewhat fuzzy larger-than-life head shots, glued with wheat paste onto a craggy brick wall in a long […]

‘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” […]

Profs & Pints DC: Regime Change in Russia?

May 17, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Regime Change in Russia?” a look at Vladimir Putin’s prospects of being removed from power, with Brian K. Grodsky, professor of political science at the […]

Profs & Pints DC: How Putin Speaks

April 25, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Putin Speaks,” an analysis of what the Russian leader’s words reveal about his thinking and motives, with Ksenia Turkova, linguist, Voice of America journalist, […]

The Journey of Alla Rogers 

March 9, 2022

With a war going on in Ukraine, it seemed frivolous to run a spring arts preview without recognizing the courage and culture of the Ukrainian people. We spoke to Georgetowner […]

Ukrainian Georgetowner Appeals for Help, Understanding

February 28, 2022

The Georgetowner recently received this letter from a Ukrainian and longtime Georgetown resident Alla Rogers appealing for help in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: By Alla Rogers How can […]