Editorial – Making us Testy

Catholic University recently joined the new trend with other various universitys and colleges across America in ridding the requirement of standardized test scores from the application process. This is a good thing for many reasons, as pointed out by the University. More students may be accepted based on high school grades, rather than biased standardized Read More …

25,000 on the Basilica Lawn, While Some Avoid the Crowds

By Marjan Koffa   On September 23, 2015 The Catholic University of America was filled with over 25,000 people gathered to attend one of the most historical events of the century. Pope Francis was in the United States for the first time to canonize the first saint on U.S. soil and to celebrate Mass at Read More …

Catholic University No Longer Requires Standardized Test Scores for Admission

By Paige Wearmouth On September 21, 2015, The Catholic University of America released an official announcement stating that the submission of standardized testing scores is no longer required for undergraduate admission. While applicants still have the option to submit their test scores during the application process, doing so will not give them an advantage over Read More …

Search for the Dean the School of Arts and Sciences and School of Business and Economics Continues for Another Semester

By Cameron Hosseinian John Garvey announced on June 2, 2015, that Andrew Abela was appointed to University Provost at Catholic University. Garvey described Abela as “a charismatic figure with an accomplished academic record, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for the University’s mission, who would command the respect of the board, the cabinet, the deans, Read More …

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Sexual Abuse of Minors in the Catholic Church

By Duane Paul Murphy On the last day of his historic six day American tour, while staying at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, Pope Francis made statements about the pedophilia scandals that have plagued the Roman Catholic Church. “For those who were abused by a member of the clergy, I am deeply Read More …

Conway Grant to the School of Nursing Renewed

By Alice Perrigo and Elizabeth Friden William and Joanne Conway contributed $4,000,000 more dollars to the Conway grant this semester. Conway is a co-founder and financial analyst for the Carlyle Group. The Conway Scholarship Program was established two years ago for students in the School of Nursing at Catholic University. Conway was able to give Read More …

Hurricane Joaquin Won’t Stop Capital Fest 2015!

By  Maria Mercedes del Nido Capital Fest is Catholic’s University newest tradition for students to enjoy live music. On Saturday October 3, American Authors will play live music at Catholic University in the Great Room of the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center. Program Board is hosting this event free of charge for all undergraduate students. If Read More …

Championship CUA Ice Hockey Cardinals Recruiting

By Charles Hostovsky This past February, CUA’s Frozen Cardinals won the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference championship cup in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) on a 13 game wining streak. They defeated their archrival UMD Terps 5-4 in the final playoff game.   What started as club hockey around the USA a number of years Read More …