Catholic Hangs Tough at University of Maryland, 76-59

By Jimmy Cassidy  The Catholic University men’s basketball team took a break from studying on its first night of final exams and traveled just over six miles to take on the Division I opponent Maryland Terrapins. Going into the game, ESPN’s Basketball Power Index gave the Division III Cardinals a slim 0.1% chance of defeating Read More …

University Pushes Back on Proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in Letter

By Duane Paul Murphy  The Catholic University of America has commented its disapproval of the latest provisions of the Republicans’ proposed tax reform bill in Congress that will impact both undergraduate and graduate student in higher education nationwide. An email was sent out by the University’s Office of the President on November 16th. In the Read More …

Giving Tuesday Campaign Brings in Almost $90,000 for the University

By Katie Ward Can a country of consumers, one which spent over $11.5 billion between Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017, come together to raise money for its own communities and affect change in the world where it’s needed? The Catholic University of America and the founders of the Giving Tuesday campaign say “yes”. This Read More …

Campus Ministry Sees 100% Increase in Mission Trip Applications

By Contributor Katie Broshek On a crisp November afternoon, more than 100 Catholic University students are glued to their smartphones, anxiously refreshing their email inboxes in hopes of receiving an email confirming their spring break plans. Just like many of their peers across the country, they are hoping to spend their break somewhere exotic and Read More …

Professor Mario Hernandez Inspires an Interest in American Sign Language

By Contributor Fabian Huber With his thumb and index finger shaped like a “C”, Professor Mario Hernandez slowly leads his right hand to his upper body and taps it twice on his chest. “Police,” he stammers, barely audible, stressing every syllable of the word by moving his lips like an opera singer. Fourteen students watch Read More …

Staff Editorial: Let’s Try Giving and Not Taking

  Can you say entitled? These Catholic University(?)  students stole this sign from my yard near campus. She says, "I want that", he takes it. @cuatower @catholicuniv pic.twitter.com/UIoeojis77 — Tim P-R (@timpr_atl) December 5, 2017 By The Tower Staff This past week, The Tower was tagged in a video on Twitter showing a college-aged male steal Read More …

Quill Feature: SGA Follows Catholic Roots with “Catholic Values Task Force”

By: Contributor Alycia Monaco ’18 When Brianna Howard and John Paul Weiss ran for president and vice-president of the Student Government Association at The Catholic University of America they went all-in. Fliers in a red, white, and blue scheme with bold letters that said “Howard/Weiss” appeared on social media and were handed out in the Read More …