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Cardinals Ice Hockey Win Tournament – Ready for the NCAA?

by Charles Hostovsky The CUA men’s American Collegiate Hockey Association Div. 3 Ice Hockey Cardinals dominated the East Coast College Showdown Tournament in Philadelphia the last weekend of November. Coach Williamson led the Cardinals to the winning all their games … Continue reading

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Ferguson Protests Reach Catholic University

By Joseph D’Antonio   Late in the evening of December 3, 2014 an African-American man in a hoodie covering his face staged a protest on the lawn of the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center in response to the recent events of … Continue reading

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Little Dancer at Kennedy Center: A Review

By Maria Rodriguez To combine the most ethereal and silently expressive form of classical dance with the raucous tumble and glitzy shout of musical theater is no mean feat. Little Dancer at Kennedy Center is a masterful combination of the … Continue reading

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First Light: CUA’s New Original Musical

by Maria Rodriguez For some, leaving college having completed a prestigious internship or receiving some notable award is mark of success. For Gretchen Midgley and John Tafone, they’ll graduate  having written and produced a full-length musical. Put on as part … Continue reading

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Fiddler on the Roof at Arena Stage: A Night of Tradition, Innovation, and Excitement!

By Maria Rodriguez To celebrate its 65th anniversary season, the acclaimed Arena Stage brought the musical masterpiece Fiddler on the Roof to the Fichandler Theater. With a gorgeously sparse set, show-stopping, applause-inducing choreography, and voices which overpower the reservations of … Continue reading

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The Washington International Piano Series: The Music School’s Hidden Treasure

By Maria Rodriguez Washington DC is an arts city. With our world-class performing arts centers, small theatres, galleries, and music venues, this city provides plenty of opportunities to round out one’s cultural scope around town, and excitingly, here on campus. … Continue reading

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Julius Caesar at Folger Theater Presents Intriguing Shakespeare

By Piero Filpi Students lend me your ears, for Julius Ceasar is playing at the the Folger Shakespeare Theater and in a production so good Shakespeare himself would give a standing ovation. Upon entering the “Elizabethan Theatre” one can feel … Continue reading

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Kennedy Center’s La Boheme Beckons Wider Audiences

By Maria Rodriguez The Washington National Opera (WNO)’s new production of La Boheme, Puccini’s best known opera, stays true to the story but updates the setting to the benefit of the production. Moved from 1890s to the post-WWI era, the … Continue reading

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Free Concerts this Weekend On Campus

Don’t forget to show your support for your fellow students this weekend! Catch  two free performances from the Music School showcasing the vocal and instrumental talent of our University.   CUA Chamber Choir Tonight, 7:30 in St Vinny’s. Under the … Continue reading

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Tower Editorial – The Forbidden Forest

The decision to ban students from entering the woods north of Opus, and from using the pathway between campus and 7-11 was an act of idiocy, the kind one expects to read about in the fiction of Ayn Rand, or … Continue reading

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