Studio Art Major Hosts Event on National Mall for Senior Thesis

by Rachel Gallagher        On Saturday, March 28th a section of the Nation Mall across from the National Gallery of Art hosted “91 of Us,” an event meant to humanize the statistics of gun violence in the United States. The event is a part of studio art major Caileigh Nerney’s senior thesis that focuses on Read More …

Mullen Reading Room Temporarily Closes

by Erica Fuller        The John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library was evacuated during the early morning of Thursday, March 16th due to a sudden emergence of smoke in the second floor main reading room. The Catholic University Libraries’ Twitter post alerted students at 5:26am, announcing that the library had been closed. Thirty minutes Read More …

Multiple Reports of Stranger Photographing Students On Campus

by Christ Motola        A stranger has been stalking female students on the Catholic University of America campus. The stranger has been approaching the women, photographing them, and running away typically before the women can respond.       The Department of Public Safety recently released an alert reporting that since January they have “received several reports Read More …

19th Century Paris and Cristen Conger

By Daniela Sol        In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Phillips Collection, a gallery in downtown DC, held a gallery conversation last Thursday. Feminist activist, Cristen Conger, welcomed their new exhibit displaying Toulouse Lautrec’s vibrant portrayal of exuberant late 19th century Parisian art scenes. The conversation focused on topics related to female celebrities’ power Read More …

Antigonón at the Kennedy Center

By Rachel Gallagher        Antigonón, un contingente épico—a Cuban take on the Greek tragedy Antigone—expresses the complex identity of Cuba both past and present, through bold artistic expression.        Antigonón, un contingente épico was performed at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater March 21-22, 2017 by Teatro El Público, a Havana based theatre company founded by Read More …

March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, CU!   In this issue: Students Announce Candidacy for Student Body President and Vice President Student Government Association Votes on Resolutions and Bills Catholic University Closes in Response to Winter Storm Stella Heaven at The Barber of Hell’s Bottom What to Watch: The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital Tower Editorial: Don’t Read More …

Tower Editorial: Don’t Do it for the Insta

       While welcoming students, faculty, and staff back to campus after a much-needed week of springtime rest, it is typical to get some of the same stories from many of our classmates. In the wake of midterms, many students chose to spend Spring Break vegetating at home, reading books and seeing movies, or heading down Read More …

Baseball Wins Spring Break Double Header 

by Jared Prenda        The Catholic University of America Baseball team had an impressive showing over spring break, going a phenomenal 9-1 during the team’s Spring Break excursion in Myrtle Beach, SC. The team entered the week with a strong 3-1 record, outscoring their opponents a combined 35-11. The team looked to continue their success into Read More …