Program Board’s New Philanthropic Arm Aims to Make a Difference

By Jimmy Cassidy  The University Program Board student organization is adding a philanthropic arm to its current entertainment efforts on campus to raise money and support for off-campus charities following tragic events. The new effort, “PBGivesBack,” began last week in conjunction with Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week in which members of Program Board participated in Read More …

Catholic University Introduces New Intelligence Studies Program

By Alex Santana The Catholic University of America’s new Certificate in Intelligence Studies is an exciting program for Catholic University students interested in pursuing careers in the U.S. Intelligence industry. Directed by visiting politics Professor Nicholas Dujmovic, the Intelligence Studies program was approved last spring by Catholic University’s Academic Senate and requires six courses for Read More …

Federalist Society Event Discusses Upcoming Supreme Court Case

By Emily Prendergast On Friday, November 9th, CUA Law Federalist Society hosted a panel discussion on the upcoming Supreme Court case regarding the Masterpiece Cakeshop dispute. The two debaters were Jordan Lorence, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), and Amanda Shanor of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and was moderated by Professor Robert Read More …

CUA Grad Joseph Price Speaks about Role of Technology in Communication

By Liz Friden Joseph Price, a 2004 Catholic University graduate, spoke to students this week about his career as a product manager at The Washington Post and how his time at Catholic helped him figure out his career path. The remarks, to English majors Monday evening, discussed future career options and the job market. “The Read More …

Interview with First-Ever University Architect

By Katie Ward The first-ever University Architect can’t believe students have had to wear down their own path on the hillside leading up to Centennial Village. Margaret Carney, previously the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management, was appointed to the new position of University Architect by President John Garvey last Monday, October 30th, Read More …

Women of CUA Host #MeToo Event About Sexual Assault Issues

By Emily Prendergast The Women of CUA student organization hosted an open conversation following a wave of sexual harassment and assault allegations in politics and entertainment. The event aimed to discuss and share ideas and experiences regarding the current issues and how these cases pertain to our campus, in regards to Catholic Social Teaching and Read More …

University to Waive Tuition Fees for 40 Students in Puerto Rico

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America will waive tuition and other student fees to welcome up to 40 students currently enrolled in degree programs in colleges and universities in Puerto Rico to support them in the wake of damage done by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Students are now eligible to apply to Read More …

SGA Senate Proposes Increases to Fitness Center Hours, Student Worker Minimum Wages

By Jimmy Cassidy Catholic’s Student Government Association (SGA) discussed two proposals involving the Kane Fitness Center hours and student workers’ wages in its third Senate meeting of the year on Monday, November 6th in the Pryzbyla Great Room. The first proposed resolution came from Weston Kirby, John Connolly, and Sean O’Grady, SGA Senators, and it Read More …

Catholic Senior Sarah Williams Runs Marine Corps Marathon

By Contributor Fabian Huber It must have been mile nine or ten. Sarah Williams was running the Eversource Hartford Half Marathon of 2016. The temperature was in the 50s, perfect running weather. Thousands of spectators were standing on the sidelines, encouraging the exhausted participants with claps and cheers. Only a few turns left and Williams Read More …