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 …

The Wolves Review

By Kat Kaderabek  Catholic University’s Drama Department recently completed their run of the 2016 Broadway play, The Wolves. Intimidating and revolutionary, the show provides an uninterrupted perspective of an all girls soccer team and the complexities that arise from friendships as they enter into adulthood. The delivery by the Catholic University drama department was exceptionally Read More …

What We Ought Not Forget: Chinese Laborers and the Transcontinental Railroad

By William Corrigan Forgotten Workers: Chinese Migrants and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad, is a relatively new exhibit on the first floor of the Nation Museum American History, located in their American Enterprise section. From its opening on May 10, the new section has both commemorated the 150th anniversary of the conclusion of the Read More …

Stephen Kinzer Gives Book Talk on ‘Poisoner In Chief’

By Jared Prenda  Magical realism is defined as “a literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalistic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy.” Upon the first glance of Stephen Kinzer’s book, one might categorize ‘Poisoner In Chief’ under magical realism, with events too absurd to comprehend, but it is Read More …