Former Media and Communication Studies Chairman Fired from the University

By: Duane Paul Murphy Tenured associate professor and former chairman in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at the Catholic University of America, Stephen McKenna, was dismissed on Thursday, December 13. The university’s Board of Trustees terminated McKenna’s employment for having a consensual sexual relationship with a female graduate student under his supervision. According Read More …

The United States and Two Koreas in the Trump Era: Prospects for Denuclearization

By Thomas Curry A lecture on denuclearization and peace between the United States and the Korean peninsula was given on Tuesday in memory of Dr. John Kie-Chiang Oh, a former vice president of Catholic University and Emeritus Professor of the Politics department. Bonnie Oh and the Oh family organized the event. Dr. Oh, who passed Read More …

The Laramie Project

By Duane Paul Murphy A full house packed the Callan Theatre at Catholic University of America for the theatrical production of The Laramie Project on Friday, November 30. Written by Venezuelan-American playwright Moisés Kaufman and his New York City based Tectonic Theater Project company, this emotional drama depicts the true story of the murder of Read More …

The Tower Welcomes 125th Editor-in-Chief

The Tower student newspaper at the Catholic University of America held editorial elections on Thursday, November 13 to select the next editor-in-chief for the spring semester of the 2018-2019 academic school year. Current staff writer and health & lifestyle editor, Emily Prendergast, a junior international business major, was announced as the 125th editor-in-chief of the Read More …

The Last Student Government Association Senate Session of the Semester

By Catherine O’Grady Last Monday night, The Catholic University of America’s Student Government Association hosted its final senate session of the semester. Dr. Mike Allen, Vice President of Student Affairs, and Ms. Debra Nauta-Rodriguez, the University’s Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management and University Architect, gave a presentation on campus projects. Nauta-Rodriguez joined Read More …