Mullen Library Hosts Art Exhibit

By Caroline Firrioli       Contemporary artist Kay Jackson visited the Catholic University of America’s Mullen Library on Wednesday, January 25 to share a collection her art.  Her artwork filled the May Gallery, where the collection will live for the coming months, and also part of the hallway. Throughout this opening reception, numerous professors and students Read More …

President Garvey Reviews: Playing through the Whistle by S.L. Price Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

On the last Friday of each month University President John Garvey reviews a piece of art for The Tower.       Aliquippa, an old industrial town in Southwestern Pennsylvania, has historically produced two things: Steel and great football players. Since 2008, the Aliquippa High School football team has gone to the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Read More …

Catholic University Prepares for March for Life

By Makenzie Winter       On January 27th, 2017, students from the Catholic University of America will participate in the 44th annual Vigil for Life and March for Life.  They will join thousands of students and fellow Pro-Life supporters from across the country to protest the United States Supreme Court Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Read More …

Development of Center for the Study of Statesmanship Announced

By Sarah Donofrio       On Thursday, January 19th, the Catholic University of America Politics Department announced the development of the Center for the Study of Statesmanship. The Center will focus Statesmanship through research, teaching, and public discussion. The Center will be directed by Claes G. Ryn, Professor of Politics at the Catholic University of America, Read More …

Catholic University of America Students Participate in Women’s March on Washington

By Rachel Gallagher       The Women’s March on Washington on January 22, 2017 gathered roughly 500,000 protesters in Washington D.C. and millions more at sister marches in cities across the country and around the world. Among those marching in Washington was a group of roughly seventy students from the Catholic University of America. The group, Read More …

How I Learned to Be a Critical Reader, An Open Letter to the Editors of the Tower

To Whom it May Concern on the Editorial Staff of The Tower:       I would address this letter to your readers, but I’m not sure you have many readers now that you no longer print and are clearly in need of a marketing manager.