Jay-Z Puts on a Show at Capitol One Arena

By Daniela Sol  Taking the stage with the power and swagger only the legendary rapper can, Jay-Z performed Wednesday, November 29th at the Capital One Arena. The stage consisted of a simple set-up: a squared platform right down the middle of the arena with four giant screens that moved throughout the whole concert. Although the Read More …

Get to Know Alessandra Cuffaro, Renowned Violinist and CUA Professor

By Brittany Sterling Young Among the violin faculty at CUA’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is none other than Alessandra Cuffaro, a renowned soloist who is recognized worldwide as the first Italian woman to perform all 24 of Paganini’s Capricci, a collection of exceedingly difficult violin piece, in one concert. She has performed this Read More …

Adam Davies & Landscape Photography

By Daniela Sol On a cold November night, photographers murmured in Studio #8, adorning light bulbs hung from the ceiling, and a crowd gathered to view the work of photographer Adam Davies. Adam Davies is a well-known photographer from the Northeast. A former professor at Catholic University, Davies revisited Brookland this past Tuesday, November 13th Read More …

W.B. Yeats: Catholic’s Legendary Literature Guest

By Iain Higgins William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was the foremost poet of the Irish Literary Revival – a movement at the turn of the last century that sought to institute a national literary tradition separate from that of English literature. Early on in Catholic University’s history, Yeats visited the school during a tour of the Read More …

The Increasingly Blurry Line Between Mixtape and Album

By Iain Higgins Currently shaking the hip-hop world are two mixtapes, both surprises, released less than two weeks from each other. Super Slimey, a dual effort from Young Thug and Future, came guns blazing on October 20th of this year. More recently, 21 Savage, Offset (of Migos), and Metro Boomin’ hit with hard, haunting vibes Read More …