Student Body Elects Next Student Government Executive Officers

By Liz Friden  The Catholic University Student Government Association (SGA) held its executive elections Wednesday April 11th. 827 Catholic University students voted on the third floor of the Pryzbyla Center and on the Nest website from 9 AM to 9 PM throughout the day. The “Representing Catholic You” ticket, made up of Jimmy Harrington, Weston Read More …

The Tower – April 6th, 2018

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #22 In this week’s edition: SGA Presidential candidates debate university policies ahead of elections  No university announcement yet on this year’s commencement speaker Senate takes stance on Academic Renewal proposal, tuition increases in meeting The Archivist’s Nook: A historical perspective on The Tower Op-eds: Perspectives from candidates ahead Read More …

SGA Senate Takes Stances on Academic Proposal, Tuition Increases at Meeting

By Katie Ward In the Senate’s eighth meeting of the academic year last Monday, March 26th, three resolutions were proposed regarding sustainable mentoring programs in different disciplines, a statement on the proposed Academic Renewal plan, and a tuition guarantee plan for the university. The meeting opened with its usual public comment, during which several Media Read More …

SGA Presidential Candidates Discuss University Policies Ahead of Election

By Duane Paul Murphy, Jimmy Cassidy Student Government Association (SGA) presidential and vice presidential candidates discussed university policies in a Thursday night debate ahead of the April 11th election day. The debate, which took place in the Pryzbyla Food Court, was hosted by The Tower, and moderated by its current Editor-in-Chief, senior Jimmy Cassidy. The Read More …

No University Announcement Yet on Commencement Speaker

By Jimmy Cassidy Your guess is as good as ours for now. Catholic University has not yet announced who will address the Class of 2018 at its 129th annual Commencement Ceremony to be held Saturday, May 12th, 2018. The lack of announcements, hints, or university communication in general has caused some students to wonder who Read More …

The Tower – March 23rd, 2018

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #21 In this week’s edition: President Garvey answers student questions in presidential town hall  Media, Drama, and Art students voice concerns to Provost Abela in meeting Students compete in first-ever “Hackathon” in Rome during spring break The Tower elects 124th Editor-in-Chief, editorial staff Op-ed: A legal perspective Read More …

President Garvey Answers Student Questions at Presidential Town Hall

By Abby Anderko Catholic University President John Garvey addressed the student body in a Town Hall on Tuesday, March 20th to inform them of new projects that the university is undertaking, improvements in different academic programs, and the overall status of the university. Put on by the university’s Student Government Association (SGA), this event is Read More …

Catholic Students Participate in ‘VHacks’ Competition in Rome

By Liz Friden This past spring break, most Catholic University students spent their week off school resting, having fun with friends, or volunteering. A group of five Catholic students spent their spring break differently, participating in VHacks, the first hackathon held at the Vatican in Rome, Italy.   Emma Flanagan, a sophomore marketing major; LeQuan Read More …

Media, Drama, and Art Students Discuss Academic Renewal Proposal with Provost

By Jimmy Cassidy A snow day cancellation of classes did not stop students in the Media and Communication Studies, Drama, and Art departments from coming to meet with Provost Andrew Abela to discuss the Academic Renewal proposal. Held in the Pryzbyla Center Great Room, the meeting on Wednesday, March 20th specifically covered the ramifications involving Read More …