The Importance of Being Earnest

By Miriam Trujillo The Catholic University drama department presented a fully staged version of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest this past weekend. The audience could tell that they were in for a lighthearted treat as soon as they walked into the theatre: A group of actors was gathered around the onstage piano, singing Read More …

Film Review; ‘First Man’ Armstrong’s Intense Path to the Moon

By Bridie Bryant Director Damien Chazelle gives the world “First Man” which tells the extraordinary story of Neil Armstrong’s path to the moon. On July 20, 1969, 500 million people watched 39-year-old Neil Armstrong walk on the moon and heard the iconic words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” In “First Read More …

Opera in the Outfield

Courtesy of wtop.com   By Brittany Young Every fall, the Washington National Opera company partners with the Washington Nationals baseball team to present a unique event, “Opera in the Outfield,” which features an opera displayed on the high-definition NatsHD scoreboard at Nationals Park. This family-friendly night draws a large crowd each year. This free event Read More …

Earnest Preparations

By Miriam Trujillo Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is coming to the Catholic University this Thursday October 4 through Sunday October 7.  For the past few weeks, Hartke Theatre has been a hothouse of comedy, gossip, and absurd love stories, as Earnest’s cast has gotten into character and learned how to best put on Read More …

Catholic University Students Spend their Monday Night with Lead Singer of The Fray

By Katie Ward Catholic University students, having spent long weeks volunteering for Maryland independent Senate candidate Neal Simon, had a chance to relax while attending a free concert performed by Isaac Slade, the lead singer of The Fray. The concert, held Monday, September 24 at music venue Gypsy Sally’s in Georgetown, came as election day Read More …