Men’s Basketball Holds Off Scranton

by Jared Prenda
      Absolute pandemonium is the singular way to describe the Franny Murry Court in the Dufour Center as the Men’s Basketball team narrowly survived the Scranton Royals in 63-62 game. The “Rivalry Red Out” game lived up to its hype, as it went down to the final seconds of the Saturday, February 11th game. The Scranton game was one of the most important that the team would play, for it guaranteed the Cardinals one of the four coveted spots in the Landmark Conference, and a shot to take momentum with them into a tough post season.

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Speaker Visits Catholic University to Talk About Healthy Relationship

by Makenzie Winter
      Students at Catholic University of America said goodbye to Cupid and hello to a little love advice from The Dating Doctor, on February 13, 2017. David Coleman, relationship consultant and honored National Entertainer of the Year by The National Association for Campus Activities, shared his wisdom on friendships, friendzones, exes, healthy relationships, attraction, and relationship red flags with Catholic University of America students.

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International Week Events at Catholic University

by Sarah Donofrio
      The Hispanic Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, showed its first films on Wednesday, February 15th as part of the university’s International Week. The theme of the Hispanic Film Festival is “Transient Identities,” and discusses the migration, circulation, and displacement of people.

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Men’s Lacrosse Wins Season Opener 10-9

by Jared Prenda
      The Catholic University of America’s Men’s Lacrosse team finally returned to action on Saturday, February 11th with a stellar 10-9 victory over the Sewanee University Tigers. The defending Landmark Conference champions look to repeat their efforts this season. The win puts the Cards off to a fantastic start, and paves the path to another stellar season.

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The Left’s War on Free Speech

By Stephen Calandrino     

       Imagine a group of Allied troops who had been cryogenically frozen during the war woke up today to the sound of someone screaming “Help!  Nazis!”.  They turn to see violent mobs of vagrants destroying property and assaulting innocent people for the high crime of attending a speech given by an openly gay, ethnically Jewish man named Milo Yiannopolous.  Without a shed of doubt in their mind, they’d take the rioters for the Nazis, and handle them accordingly. 

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First-Year-Experience Speaker

By Sarah Donofrio
      The First Year Experience Speaker Series hosted its first speaker of the spring semester on Wednesday, February 8th. The presentation was entitled “Stillness and Silence: The Beginning and the End of Academic Life” and was presented by Freshman Year Experience Teaching Fellow Carl Vater. Vater’s lecture engaged students by discussing new philosophical ideas in the context of the texts the freshmen class has studied in their Learning Communities.

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Student Government Association Holds Meeting

By Erica Fuller
     At the latest Student Government Association Meeting on Monday freshman Cavan Hagerty was elected to a vacant Senate position. He was elected despite the objections raised and disagreements between the current leadership and the former Vice President of Catholic University’s Student Government Association.

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Mayor of D.C. Hosts Student Journalism Panel

By Angelica Sisson
     As part of National School Choice Week last month Washington D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, hosted a student journalism panel featuring students from the D.C. universities and high schools. The event was forty-five minutes long and broadcast on a local  channel dedicated to public interest stories.
     The college journalists in attendance were from Trinity Washington University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Howard University and Catholic University. All students were given the chance to ask one question of the Mayor and then the floor was opened to discuss a variety of topics as Mayor Bowser fielded questions on a variety of topics.

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Tuition for 2017-2018 Academic Year Increases

By Duane Paul Murphy
      Students at the Catholic University of America will pay a 3.6% increase in tuition, room, board and fees for the 2017-2018 academic school year. For most of the undergraduate programs, the tuition will be $43,300. The 3.6% increase was approved by the University’s Board of Trustees.
        Last year in April, the Board of Trustees raised tuition, room, board and student fees for the 2016-2017 academic year by 3.8% in comparison to the 2017-2018 academic year’s 3.6% in-crease. The increase for the 2016-2017 school year was enacted in order to expand and renovate the school’s campus infrastructure as well as modernize classrooms.

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