Monsignor Walter Rossi Steps Down from Catholic University Board of Trustees Amidst Ongoing Investigations

By Katie Ward and Emily Prendergast Monsignor Walter R. Rossi, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, stepped down from the Catholic University Board of Trustees in September while he is being investigated for unspecified allegations, according to a university spokeswoman. Rossi remains in active ministry and in his role Read More …

India’s Caste Divides

By Franchetta Groves  On October 16 in the Pryzbla center, Professor Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd discussed India’s caste system and its effects on the country. With India’s caste system being over 3,500 years old there are deep and long lasting consequences which cannot be fixed overnight.  Professor Shepherd explained how the caste system’s history lies in Read More …

Sustainability on Campus: How Does Catholic University Recycle?

By Jessica Fetrow October is Campus Sustainability Month, and one of the most visible and impactful aspects of campus sustainability is recycling. This leads to the question: Does Catholic University recycle? If yes, how does it all work? As stated on the facilities website page, “The Catholic University of America is committed to supporting a Read More …

Lindsey Graham Gossips with Russian Pranksters Posing as the Turkish Minister of Defense

By Eva Lynch South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham was prank-called by two Russian radio hosts posing as the Turkish minister of defense, according to a statement released by his office on Thursday. The pranking duo is comprised of Alexey Stolyarov and Vladimir Kuznetsov, whom The Guardian reports have done this before with Elton John and Read More …