Meet Colin J. Schmitt: The CUA Alumni Representing the Empire State

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America may be well known for its close knit, small town like campus community located in the urban metropolis of Washington, D.C. However, it is also becoming notable for producing familiar names in politics all across the country. From Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey, Jr. and former New Read More …

Speed Debating with the College Republicans and Democrats

By Robbie Cruz On February 13, 2019, both the Catholic University College Republicans and College Democrats joined together in the Pryzbyla center to debate current political topics. This event, named “Speed Debating,” marks the second event of the year with the two campus parties facing off. The College Republicans won the game by an extremely Read More …

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Ed Markey’s Green New Deal

By Rachel Stevens U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced a Green New Deal that sets goals to cut carbon emissions and aims to create jobs to boost the economy. Catholic U students who care about the environment, or want to stay informed on legislation, are looking closely at this Read More …

Construction on Campus: What’s Happening and Why?

By Christopher Vitale The construction on campus has been steadily expanding and effectively skewing the usage of roadways, walkways, and recreation spots. The University distributed an email last week, detailing the further changes and advancements in the construction plans, but many students are still left with questions unanswered about the larger implications of the work Read More …

John Rizzo Visits CUA and Talks to Students About His Experience in the CIA

By Abby Anderko The Catholic University Intelligence Club (CUIC) held one of their conversation hours with intelligence professional John Rizzo, veteran CIA lawyer of 34 years on February 7 in the Hannan Auditorium. During Rizzo’s time at the CIA he was lead council at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the enhanced interrogation Read More …

Rep. John Dingell, Longest Serving Member of Congress in History, Dies

By Alex Santana Former U.S. Representative John D. Dingell Jr., (D-MI) the longest serving member of Congress in American history, died on February 7th at the age of 92. Dingell passed away from prostate cancer with his wife of almost forty years, Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI), at his side. Debbie Dingell succeeded her husband in Read More …

Student Philanthropy Council Gives Back to CUA

By Thomas Holmes The Student Philanthropy Council is hosting its annual week dedicated to showing appreciation for Catholic University. This is the second year in a row that Student Philanthropy Council has hosted its Philanthropy Week. As part of 2019 Philanthropy Week, the student organization tabled in the Pryzbyla Center on Monday allowing students the Read More …