University Announces 10% Tuition Refund After Students Petition for Cost Reduction for Online Classes

Image courtesy of Catholic University Communications By Katie Ward After Catholic University’s abrupt announcement on Friday that sophomores, juniors, and seniors would not be returning to take in-person classes for the fall semester, many students called for a reduction in the cost of attendance. The university responded to this intensifying pressure by announcing on Monday Read More …

University Announces New Title IX Regulations

Image Courtesy of content.govdelivery.com By Theresa Whitfield Catholic University’s Office of the Dean of Students recently updated aspects of its Title IX proceedings in compliance with the United States Department of Education’s (ED) new regulations.  Title IX, a federal law passed in 1972, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Every college that receives federal Read More …

American Politics: The Breaking Point of a Culture of Competition

Image courtesy of vanityfair.com  By Eva Lynch Over forty years ago, Jane Curtin became the latest target of the sardonic repartee characteristic of Dan Aykroyd’s Weekend Update. The engagement was a humorous amplification of the state of American politics in the 70s, yet is all too relevant today at its metamorphosis from lighthearted humor into Read More …

Immigration: The Trump Campaign Platform

Image courtesy of CNN.com By Eva Lynch While in office, President Trump has been hyper-focused on immigration policy, specifically surrounding undocumented immigration. As recent polls show the President trailing Democratic nominee Joe Biden less than 100 days until the 2020 election, Trump is reaffirming his trademark policy: many of his most recent presidential actions have Read More …

America’s Pastime Returns: Baseball in the Time of COVID-19

Image Courtesy of WUSA9  By Garrett Farrell On Thursday, July 23, Major League Baseball returned to a thunderous lack of applause, after concerns over coronavirus caused the league to postpone the beginning of the 2020 season by almost four months. The Washington Nationals, the reigning world champions, hosted the New York Yankees, the most successful Read More …

ICE Reverses International Student Policy for Upcoming School Year After Backlash

Image courtesy of www.cairdfw.org By Jessica Fetrow The United States’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has rescinded its decision to bar international students from entering the country if all of their courses are online-only for the fall 2020 semester. The initial decision to prohibit foreign students from residing in the country was met with significant Read More …