The Tower – November 17, 2017

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #11! Happy Thanksgiving CUA! In this week’s paper: Campus Ministry hosts events in conjunction with Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Program Board introduces new philanthropic arm to make a difference, “PBGivesBack” Catholic introduces new Intelligence Studies program  Federalist Society hosts discussion on upcoming controversial Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Read More …

Campus Comes Together During Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

By Jissella Urquilla “It’s Closer Than You Think” was the powerful reminder Campus Ministry made in its efforts to raise awareness of hunger and homelessness. November 12th-November 18th marked Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.  The week consisted of service events, educational activities, and providing food for the less fortunate. The students of the Catholic University Read More …

Program Board’s New Philanthropic Arm Aims to Make a Difference

By Jimmy Cassidy  The University Program Board student organization is adding a philanthropic arm to its current entertainment efforts on campus to raise money and support for off-campus charities following tragic events. The new effort, “PBGivesBack,” began last week in conjunction with Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week in which members of Program Board participated in Read More …

Catholic University Introduces New Intelligence Studies Program

By Alex Santana The Catholic University of America’s new Certificate in Intelligence Studies is an exciting program for Catholic University students interested in pursuing careers in the U.S. Intelligence industry. Directed by visiting politics Professor Nicholas Dujmovic, the Intelligence Studies program was approved last spring by Catholic University’s Academic Senate and requires six courses for Read More …

Federalist Society Event Discusses Upcoming Supreme Court Case

By Emily Prendergast On Friday, November 9th, CUA Law Federalist Society hosted a panel discussion on the upcoming Supreme Court case regarding the Masterpiece Cakeshop dispute. The two debaters were Jordan Lorence, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), and Amanda Shanor of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and was moderated by Professor Robert Read More …

CUA Grad Joseph Price Speaks about Role of Technology in Communication

By Liz Friden Joseph Price, a 2004 Catholic University graduate, spoke to students this week about his career as a product manager at The Washington Post and how his time at Catholic helped him figure out his career path. The remarks, to English majors Monday evening, discussed future career options and the job market. “The Read More …

Get to Know Alessandra Cuffaro, Renowned Violinist and CUA Professor

By Brittany Sterling Young Among the violin faculty at CUA’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is none other than Alessandra Cuffaro, a renowned soloist who is recognized worldwide as the first Italian woman to perform all 24 of Paganini’s Capricci, a collection of exceedingly difficult violin piece, in one concert. She has performed this Read More …

Adam Davies & Landscape Photography

By Daniela Sol On a cold November night, photographers murmured in Studio #8, adorning light bulbs hung from the ceiling, and a crowd gathered to view the work of photographer Adam Davies. Adam Davies is a well-known photographer from the Northeast. A former professor at Catholic University, Davies revisited Brookland this past Tuesday, November 13th Read More …