The Georgia Sixth

by Duane Paul Murphy While the Republican majority congress continues to push through its legislative agenda, one suburban congressional district in a Southern state is giving Democrats momentum for upcoming elections. Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, which is now vacant since Tom Price becoming Secretary Health and Human Services under the Trump administration, is going to Read More …

Bernie Sanders’ New Legislation

by Duane Paul Murphy   U.S. Senator from Vermont and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced a piece of legislation in Congress that would make public higher education accessible and affordable to most college students throughout the country. Co-sponsored by Washington State congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, DNC Vice Chairman Keith Ellison, California Senator Kamala Harris and Read More …

Student Screens Senior Thesis Film “Token”

by Paige Wearmouth With support from the Student Government Association and the Black Student Alliance, Marjan Koffa, a senior media studies and communications major, presented a documentary film which highlighted racial issues on college campuses on Wednesday, March 29th. The film, entitled “Token,” was approximately 11 minutes long and explored the perspectives of black students Read More …

Campus Survey on Sexual Assault

by Mary Margaret Olohan The Catholic University of America’s Title IX Coordinator is offering a survey to undergraduates in an attempt to better understand the nature of sexual assaults here on the Catholic University campus. This is the second survey administered by the Title IX office; the first survey was completed in the fall of Read More …

She’s the First Hosts Panel with Women Leaders

by Makenzie Winter Hoping to gain insight in using their education in their future careers, female Catholic University of America students attended the panel, With my Bookbag: Where Women Can Go with Their Education event, hosted by the Catholic University of America chapter of She’s the First.  She’s the First is a not-for -profit organization Read More …

Metro Raises Fares, Cuts Hours

by Sarah Donofrio Metro fares will increase as hours are shortened in the new budget, hindering students who use mass transit for off-campus jobs, internships, and various activities. The 2018 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority fiscal year budget was approved on Thursday, January 23. Starting July 1, the Metro will cost students $2.10 to travel Read More …

Debate Among Student Government Association Candidates

by Rachel Gallagher Candidates for Student Government Association president and vice president debated Monday night about issues facing the future of the Catholic University of America. The topics included diversity, representation, and the inclusion of all students on campus. Close to one hundred students gathered in the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center Food Court to watch Read More …

Virginia Governor Vetoes Religious Freedom Bill

by Duane Paul Murphy Democratic Virginia governor and potential 2020 presidential candidate Terry McAuliffe vetoed a “religious freedom” bill that would have allowed legalized discrimination against LGBTQ individuals or couples. Senate Bill 1325, proposed by Republican State Senator Charles Carrico of Galax and Southwest Virginia, would not require any individual or religious institution to officiate Read More …