How Government Agencies Are Keeping Spirits High After the Government Shutdown

By Thomas Curry December 22, 2018 marked the day President Donald Trump shut down the government due to lack of agreement between Democrats and Republicans on the issue of building a wall between the United States/Mexico border. After the shutdown reached the one month mark, Trump made an agreement with Democratic lawmakers to temporarily reopen Read More …

Can I Kiss You?

By Noelia Veras and Theresa Whitfield At the event “Can I Kiss You” hosted by PEERS Mike Domitrz, accredited author and speaker, presented. PEERS is an organization on campus whose goal is to empower students. The presentation was centered around healthy and safe relationships in college addressing the concept of physical consent. The event occurred Read More …

SGA Passes Three Pieces of Legislation in Productive Meeting

By Catherine O’Grady Catholic’s Student Government Association hosted a senate meeting in which three pieces of legislation were up for discussion and voting. A last minute vote to elect Julia Pridel and Brendan Cevetello to the Treasury Board was also added to the agenda and two members were unanimously approved by the senate. The next Read More …

Healing the Breach of Trust: Panelists Take a Scholarly Approach to the Church’s Sex Abuse Scandal

By Miriam Trujillo This Wednesday in Heritage Hall, Catholic University hosted the second of its “Healing the Breach of Trust” conferences, a series spanning the school year attempting to address the Catholic Church’s ongoing sex abuse scandal. The lectures, masses, and panel discussions went from 8:15 a.m to 4:00 p.m.,and featured speakers such as President Read More …

SGA Treasury Board Discusses Funding for Women of CUA, Arabic Club, and Home Away From Home

By Thomas Holmes and Noelia Veras Women of CUA, Arabic Club, and Home Away From Home all presented in front of the Student Government Association (SGA) Treasury Board petitioning to gather funds for their respective events on Monday, February 4, and all received the money they asked for. Several other people were in the room Read More …

Panel on Human Trafficking Discusses How to Help the Healing Process

By Thomas Holmes and Noelia Veras The Office of Campus Activities, Campus Ministry, and PEERS joined together on February 4 to start a dialogue about human trafficking, inviting five specialists to speak at Catholic University. The panelists had a very engaging dialogue about how their unique religious views contributed to finding a solution to human Read More …

Catholic University Student Charged with Sex Abuse at Women’s March

By Duane Paul Murphy A senior undergraduate student at the Catholic University of America was charged with misdemeanor assault during the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. According to a January 30 article from The Washington Post, 21-year old Isabel O’Shaughnessy, class of 2019, was charged with misdemeanor sex abuse and turned herself in to the Read More …

Former Starbucks CEO Running in 2020

By Rachel Stevens Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced that he would consider running as an independent candidate for president of the United States in 2020. “I am seriously thinking of running for president,” Schultz told journalist Scott Pelley during a pre-taped interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. Schultz is an American businessman Read More …