University Approves 3.9% Tuition Increase in 2018-19 Academic Year

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America’s Board of Trustees announced Wednesday, January 24th a 3.9% increase in tuition for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic school year in order to accommodate university expansion. A physical letter was sent out to the parents and students’ permanent address nationwide from the university’s Office of the President, Read More …

Possible Racially-charged Vandalism Incident Occurs in Ryan Hall

By Rachel Stevens This past week, a possibly racially-charged incident occurred on the third floor of Ryan Hall, a freshman girls dorm. As part of the North Neighborhood 2 community, Ryan Hall is a traditional style dormitory with shared hallway bathrooms on each floor. Political signs posted anonymously by students in the hallways and bathrooms Read More …

Female University Faculty Discuss Catholic Womanhood in Q&A Panel

 By Lindsey Valancius On Monday evening, a group of roughly 60 freshmen women with a sprinkling of some upperclassmen women gathered at Heritage Hall for an evening of reflection on what it means to be a Catholic woman. The evening was coordinated by the female student ministers who run Behold, an offshoot organization of Campus Ministry Read More …

State of the Campus

Fellow Cardinals. The current state of our own campus is at a tipping point. Almost eight years after one of the worst financial crises since the Great Depression, our university community is starting to become stronger than ever. However, many problems exist within these historic grounds. If we fail to act now or soon, we Read More …

Op-ed: An Open Letter to the CUA DREAMers and Students and Staff in the DACA and TPS Program

 By The Faculty, Instructors, and Staff of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures The faculty, instructors, and staff in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures come from fifteen different countries and four different continents. Although some of us were born here, many of us, like you, have come from somewhere else and have Read More …

Outliers vs. Vanguard Art at the National Gallery

By Katarina Ivancik The National Gallery of Art has recently gained a temporary new addition to its already expansive collection. From now until May 13th, 2018, the Outliers and American Vanguard Art exhibit will be available for viewing in the East Building, Concourse Galleries. The exhibit features a large and inclusive variety of artists ranging Read More …

The American Road Trip Gallery in Arts Walk

By Brittany Sterling Young Marcelle Fozard is the proud owner of American Road Trip Gallery located on Studio #15 on the Arts Walk here in Brookland. Here she displays and sells a variety of upcycled items, including pennants, pillows, suitcases, earrings, soaps, rings, paintings, and more. Fozard opened the gallery three years ago after pulling back Read More …

The Tower – February 2nd, 2018

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #15 In this week’s edition: Economics major moving to School of Arts & Sciences University approves 3.9% tuition increase for 2018-19 Possibly racially-charged incident in Ryan Hall Op-ed: Open Letter to DREAMers from Dept. of Modern Languages Super Bowl LII Sports Edition: Fan Perspectives, Prop Bets, and Read More …