Catholic University Student Charged with Sex Abuse at Women’s March

By Duane Paul Murphy A senior undergraduate student at the Catholic University of America was charged with misdemeanor assault during the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. According to a January 30 article from The Washington Post, 21-year old Isabel O’Shaughnessy, class of 2019, was charged with misdemeanor sex abuse and turned herself in to the Read More …

Why the Anti-Straw Crusaders Are Critically Misinformed

By Ben Gardner The elimination of plastic straws from restaurants in favor of alternatives seems to be the newest and most promising eco-trend going around the U.S. and Germany. However, while many have joined this bandwagon, hoping to feel better about their own plastic usage, very few have actually done any research into this topic. Read More …

Catholic University’s Chamber Orchestra Shows of The Joy of Orchestra Music

By Miriam Trujillo Catholic University’s chamber orchestra performed its first concert of the semester on Sunday, giving a strong testimony to the appeal of live orchestra music. The concert was comprised of three pieces, Schubert’s “Overture in Italian Style” led by guest conductor, Filippio Boschini, the Second of Bach’s famous Brandenburg Concertos, and Mozart’s “Symphony Read More …

Campus Ministry Hosts Its Own Spin on Hit ‘70s TV Show

By Catherine O’Grady On Monday night Campus Ministry hosted its annual Dating Game, with special appearances from Catholic University’s PEERS— Peer Educators Empowering Respectful Students, an organization devoted to addressing the sensitive issues that college students face today. The Dating Game was held in the Pryzbyla Center and was marketed towards freshmen students looking to Read More …

Former Starbucks CEO Running in 2020

By Rachel Stevens Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced that he would consider running as an independent candidate for president of the United States in 2020. “I am seriously thinking of running for president,” Schultz told journalist Scott Pelley during a pre-taped interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. Schultz is an American businessman Read More …

Trump Delivers Second State of the Union Address

By Alexander Santana President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday evening in the U.S. Capitol’s House of Representatives chamber. Trump spoke about many domestic and foreign policy priorities and significant pieces of legislation passed in the 115th Congress with bipartisan support. He focused his speech on the state of Read More …