Progress Made to Change Course Curriculum for the First Time in Years

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America is on the verge of major curriculum changes for the future incoming class of the 2018/2019 academic school year, which includes new concentrations and course requirements. Catholic students that are currently enrolled will not be affected and will continue to follow the current curriculum policies. This Read More …

SGA Senate Discusses Arts Curriculum and Extended Student Restaurant Hours

By Katie Ward The Catholic University of America SGA Senate had its second meeting of the year on Monday, October 16th, in the Pryzbyla Center Great Room B. Further discussions concerning the arts curriculum reform and a resolution to increase the Student Restaurant operating hours were the main matters on the agenda. The meeting touched Read More …

Basilica Hosts Celebration for 100th Anniversary of Miracle in Fatima

By Thomas Dompkowski The 100th anniversary of Mary’s apparition in Fatima was celebrated in grand fashion on Friday, October 13th at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Hundreds gathered with many more watching via the Eternal Word Television Network to witness and participate in a communal rosary, Eucharistic Adoration, and the Read More …

Hitchhiker’s Guide to Culture: Roots of American Music Performance

By: Lindsey Valancius A group of roughly thirty honors students and faculty members, including the director of the Honors Program herself, Dr. Jennifer Paxton, crowded into the McDonald lounge for the annual performance by the band Wicked Olde on Friday, October 13th. Headed by the beloved honors philosophy professor Dr. Timothy Noone, Wicked Olde is Read More …

Holocaust Survivor Shares Experiences, Advocates for Communication

By Duane Paul Murphy A Holocaust survivor visited Catholic to speak on campus this past Tuesday, October 10th at the Keane Auditorium in McGivney Hall to discuss his own personal experiences and how he survived the Auschwitz concentration camp, and advocate for more peaceful dialogue involving the current era’s global conflict. Irving Roth, 88, described Read More …

Students Send Love and Support to Youth in Charlottesville

By Jimmy Cassidy In response to the demonstrations of hate in Charlottesville in early August, several local agencies started a campaign called “#DearYoungPerson” to send messages of love and support to the youth of the town. Students at Catholic University joined in on this initiative this past week and wrote cards to let the youth Read More …