James Biden Touts Ties with Brother’s Biden Cancer Initiative in Investment Pitch

By Eva Lynch James “Jim” Biden, brother to Joe Biden, reportedly told executives at a healthcare firm that the presidential candidate’s cancer initiative would promote their business as part of a pitch to potential investors in the firm, according to Politico. According to Michael Frey, CEO of Diverse Medical Management who participated in the phone Read More …

Catholic Law Professor Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

By Renee Rasmussen Robert Destro, a law professor at Catholic University, was confirmed by the United States Senate as the next Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor on September 18th. Destro’s role in the State Department is  “promoting democracy, civic and religious freedom around the world.” Destro has been a member Read More …

The Polarization of Trump’s Impeachment

By Franchetta Groves  Donald Trump is facing possible impeachment charges for allegedly bribing the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, to look into political opponent, Joe Biden, and his actions to protect son, Hunter Biden. Since the start of his presidency, Donald Trump has faced various accusations of scandal and calls for impeachment. Now with the majority Read More …

Student Senator Accused of Unfair Campaigning Practices

By Jacqueline Jedrych  This year’s freshmen senators of Catholic University’s Student Government Association (SGA), elected this fall, are Maura Schlee and Lucas Vigil. After this year’s election, a complaint was filed with Vice President Kaitlin Shanahan regarding illicit campaign practices by Senator Vigil. The official grievance, filed by Juan Carlos Mora, claims that the unfair Read More …

Film-Festival Kick-Off

By Claire Prudhomme In light of Hispanic Heritage month, The Catholic University of America is hosting a five-week-long film festival. The Department of Modern Languages and the Center for Cultural Engagement hosted the first film on Wednesday, October 2nd.  The first film of the five-week series was Suffragists: Political Struggles for Women in Mexico, a Read More …

Catholic University Displays the Mexican Declaration of Independence

By Catherine O’Grady To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, Catholic University hosted “A Celebration of Mexican Independence” held in Pryzbyla Center Great Room A. The event started at 5:30 p.m. and ended at 9 p.m. consisting of a panel of notable speakers who discussed topics that have affected Read More …

Men’s Hockey Beats American 10-3

By Neil Kavanaugh The Catholic University Ice Hockey team opened their season away this Friday, September 27, with a win over American University at Fort Dupont Ice Arena. The Cards outplayed the school rival 10-3.  Following their American College Hockey Association championship title, the Catholic Hockey Team has advanced to the College Hockey Federation division, Read More …

Cardinals Host Beavers for Homecoming Game

By Sarah Beretich CUA Men’s Football tied off a long homecoming weekend with their game on September 28th, which drew over 3,200 in attendance, including several celebrating the final hours of Alumni Weekend with their alma mater team. The Cardinals, who played Massachusetts Institute of Technology, summarized the season for returning alumni with a 32-13 Read More …

The Civility Dialogues and the Center for Cultural Engagement

By Christopher Vitale Catholic University’s Center for Cultural Engagement (CCE) provides a weekly discussion series entitled “The Civility Dialogues.” Every Tuesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the CCE office of the Pryzbyla Center, a staff or faculty member is invited to lead a conversation about the week’s specific topic. Javier Bustamante, director of the Read More …