Catholic Puerto Rican Student Goes Home to Make Documentary After Hurricane Maria

By Luis Rivera Adriana Isabelle Oliver, a senior Drama major from Puerto Rico, filmed a documentary on the aftermath of the disastrous Hurricane Maria and its impact on the Caribbean island. The film, 65 Days After Maria, involves other Puerto Rican students at Catholic and shows the destruction she found when she returned home over Read More …

Editorial: Too Close for Comfort

By The Tower Staff A 19-year-old high school student walked onto his school’s campus last Wednesday afternoon. He carried a black duffel bag loaded with an assault rifle, ammunition, and a vest, and he proceeded to shoot people in several classrooms. The tragic school shooting that left 17 dead in Parkland, Florida has ignited fierce Read More …

The Official Portrait of Former President Barack Obama is Revealed

By Daniela Sol Last Monday, the portrait of former president, Barack Obama, was unveiled in the National Portrait gallery. The anticipation of the reveal of the portrait has been looming over Washington D.C. People from all over the country were excited to see what would be displayed to represent such a historic president. The portrait Read More …

Art & Commodity in the 1980s” Exhibit Opens at the Hirshhorn

By Brittany Sterling Young   The Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden is presenting a new exhibit, “Art and Commodity in the 80’s.” The exhibit explores the works of New York City artists during this transformative decade in which brands and labels became more coveted than products themselves, as art meshed with consumer culture. Also addressed Read More …

Irish Ambassador to the United States Comes to Speak at Catholic

By Abby Anderko ’21 On Wednesday, February 21st, the Irish Ambassador to the United States, Daniel Mulhall, spoke at Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America. Hosted in the Slowinski Courtroom, this conversation was moderated by Dean Daniel Attridge of the Columbus School of Law and was attended by approximately 100 students Read More …