From the Hartke to Signature Theatre – An interview with Stefan Alexander Kempski from “Road Show”

by Maria Rodriguez Not even having yet graduated, Stefan Alexander Kempski from Catholic University’s Department of Drama is currently performing in a local theater’s production of Road Show by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Kempski, who took off a year from his studies at Catholic University to focus on acting opportunities, is playing multiple roles Read More …

St. Amant Vetoes Metro Agreement and Other Legislation

By John Connolly The Student Government Association (SGA) announced that President Anne St. Amant vetoed three pieces of legislation that had been passed in the SGA senate, at their meeting on Monday, February 22nd. Among the vetoed items is a resolution regarding the pending agreement with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMTA) addressing discounted Read More …

CUA Ice Hockey in Playoffs

By Jimmy Cassidy In a rematch against the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams, the ice hockey team at the Catholic University drew an impressive crowd of students to support at the DuPont Ice Rink on Friday, February 12th. Although they fell to the Rams, 6-3, the Ice Cards still qualify for the playoffs for their respective Read More …

Men’s Lacrosse Opens Season with a Win

By Jimmy Cassidy The 2016 spring season began on a positive note for the men’s lacrosse team at the Catholic University of America, as the Cardinals defeated the Marymount University Saints on Wednesday, February 17th. The defending Landmark Conference champions outscored their opponents 13-8 in front of a home crowd at Cardinal Stadium in chilly Read More …

The Politics Corner

By Christopher Motola and Duane Paul Murphy, Tower Staff Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away on Saturday at the age of 79. Scalia was the first Italian-American Justice nominated to the Supreme Court, and was known for his outspoken nature and originalist interpretation of the Constitution. Justice Scalia was born in Trenton, New Jersey Read More …

Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Funeral to be Held in Basilica This Weekend

By Maria Rodriguez Vice President Joseph Biden, Supreme Court Justices, and dignitaries will celebrate the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, February 20th. The mass will be celebrated by Justice Scalia’s son, Reverend Paul Scalia, who is based in Read More …

CUA Musical Theater Student Receives Award Nomination

By Bernadette Launi John Sygar, a Catholic University senior Musical Theatre major, received a nomination earlier this month for the coveted Helen Hayes Awards. The Helen Hayes Awards, established in 1983, recognize excellence for professional theatre in the Washington, D.C. area. Sygar, a native of Bowie, MD, received his nomination for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in Read More …