University Announces Commencement Speakers

By: Paige Wearmouth Approval and excitement is expressed following the announcement that Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, comedy team and married couple, will speak at the Commencement ceremony of the Class of 2016 at The Catholic University of America on May 14th. The university’s office of Marketing and Communications made the announcement to the Catholic University Read More …

American Idiot at Keegan Theater : A Review

By Ryan Rutledge “We often marveled (or cursed) at how Green Day and their collaborators seemed to be giving a collective middle finger to the structures of theater with which most of us are comfortable” – Susan Marie Rhea & Mark A. Rhea, Directors The newly renovated Andrew Keegan Theatre is a local Dupont treasure. Read More …

The Politics Corner – March 18, 2016

By Christopher Motola Super Tuesday II Tightens the Race This past Tuesday (dubbed ‘Super Tuesday II’) was an exciting one for both parties. The Republican Party races saw Donald Trump score major victories in Florida, Illinois, and North Carolina. Donald Trump’s victory in Florida over Marco Rubio prompted Rubio’s suspension of his own campaign shortly Read More …

Custodian Passes Away in Residence Hall

By Angelica Sisson Students found Denise Reid, a member of Catholic University’s custodial staff, unconscious on the bathroom floor of Ryan Hall on Sunday, March 13th. Several Resident Assistants called the Department of Public Safety who in turn called the Maryland Police Department. The preliminary examination revealed that Denise Reid had died of natural causes. Read More …

SGA Votes in Favor of Smoke-Free Campus

By John Connolly The Student Government Association (SGA) senate voted in favor a resolution that would deem the campus of Catholic University smoke free, during their weekly meeting on Monday, March 14th. Resolution 006 was written and presented by senator Rachel Vierra of the School of Engineering. Vierra is also a co-chair of Catholic University’s Read More …

CUA Pays $1.01 Million in Lawsuit

By Paige Wearmouth The Catholic University of America awarded over $1 million in damages to an ex-professor of the School of Architecture on Tuesday. The award was given after a D.C. Superior Court jury ruled that university officials had tried to force the professor out of a wrongful termination lawsuit against the university by sending Read More …

AEI Spring Dinner Hosts Speaker

By Duane Paul Murphy American Enterprise Institute (AEI) for Students at Catholic University hosted a Spring Leadership dinner on Wednesday night in the McGivney Atrium. A Morgridge Fellow in Poverty Studies at the American Enterprise Institute spoke about how free enterprise and reformed national policies as well as national programs can reduce poverty and provide Read More …