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Dramaturgy Student Wins Prize Promoting Women Playwrights

Dramaturgy Student Wins Prize Promoting Women Playwrights

By Maria Rodriguez With a name like Catholic University, and a Drama department named for it’s founder, a priest, one might not at first guess look at the Hartke Theater as a source of advocacy for women playwrights. Lindsay Adams, female playwright and Catholic University graduate student in the MFA playwrighting program, has challenged that […]

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CUA Baseball Routs St. Mary’s, 25-7

CUA Baseball Routs St. Mary’s, 25-7

By Jimmy Cassidy It was a day that all offensive slumps came to an end for the baseball team at Catholic University in a win over St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The Cardinals defeated the St. Mary’s Seahawks back on Sunday, March 13th in a tight 8-7 victory. In their recent meeting on Tuesday, March […]

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The Reduced Shakespeare Company – A Poetic Review

The Reduced Shakespeare Company – A Poetic Review

by Maria Rodriguez No other stage could be filled with such glee As one with the Reduced Shakespeare Company! This band of brothers to the Folger said A long lost first play was found from, now dead, William Shakespeare, who as a youth, Penned a manuscript of such length – uncouth – In a story […]

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SGA President Gives Advice to Successor

By Duane Paul Murphy Sophomore politics major Kristina Pinault and junior politics major Lauren Werling were elected as president and vice president, respectively, of the Student Government Association at the Catholic University of America for the 2016/2017 school year. The pair won by a thirty vote margin after starting a social media driven write-in campaign […]

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SGA Reflects on the Year

By John Connolly The Student Government Association (SGA) held its last secession on Monday night. During the meeting, members of both the senate and the public gave insight into the student government’s inaugural year and provided suggestions for the future of the Student Government Association. Conceived to replace the Student Association General Assembly (SAGA), the […]

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CRUX Creative Arts Magazine Revived

By Christine Loughery Every Monday night members of CRUX Magazine for the Creative Arts meet to prepare for the newest edition of their publication. As they sit around a table, the variety of members of the club take turns reading out loud and presenting submission after submission, closely analyzing and critiquing literary and visual works […]

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DPS to Hold Auction With Lost and Found Items for University’s General Fund

By Stephen Fasulo II The Department of Public Safety is holding an auction to help supplement the Catholic University General Fund. The annual event is a cash-only silent auction that will happen on April 29th. The auction will be selling items that have been lost for more than 90 days after being turned in to […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Offers Forum and Support for Survivors

By Angelica Sisson April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Office of the Dean Students and PEERS (Peer Educators Empowering Respectful Students) organized a variety of events in order to recognize this. Most notable was the Take Back the Night event held Wednesday in the Edward J. Pryzbyla Great Rooms. Take Back the […]

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Art Professor Wins Award for Research

Art Professor Wins Award for Research

By Bernadette Launi Jonathan Monaghan, assistant professor in the Department of Art at Catholic University, was awarded the Young Faculty Scholar’s Award on Friday April 15th at Catholic University’s inaugural Research Day. “This award means a lot to me,” Monaghan said. “I work very hard producing and exhibiting my animated films and sculptures and to […]

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University Receives $47 Million in Gifts

University Receives $47 Million in Gifts

By Paige Wearmouth Catholic University surpassed its $35 million fundraising goal after accepting $47 million in donations for the advancement of the School of Business and Economics and several other initiatives, university president John Garvey announced this in an email to students on Tuesday. One of the gifts, totaling $15 million, is the largest individual […]

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