University Announces Speaker for 129th Commencement Ceremony

By Jimmy Cassidy In an announcement Monday, April 16th, the university announced Archbishop of Los Angeles José Gomez as the commencement speaker for this year’s graduation ceremonies. Gomez will address the class of 2018 at Catholic’s 129th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 12th. Gomez, who will receive an honorary fine arts doctoral degree, currently serves Read More …

Founders Day and Odyssey Day Considered a Financial Success

By Abby Anderko This past week, the university hosted two big events, Founders Day Challenge and Odyssey Day. Both of these events generated publicity for the university, but more importantly, they also helped the university with its future in financial status and enrollment goals. On Tuesday, April 10th,  the university celebrated its annual Founder’s Day, Read More …

The Tower – April 13th, 2018

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #23 In this week’s edition: Students vote for next student government executive officers SGA Senate discusses increases to tuition, student activity fee in meeting PEERS hosts “Empowerment Week” events during sexual assault awareness month Former NSA, CIA Director Michael Hayden Speaks at Symposium Op-eds: Anti-American, “Ok, we Read More …

Former NSA, CIA Director Michael Hayden Speaks at Symposium

By Duane Paul Murphy, Katie Ward The Catholic University of America’s Institute of Human Ecology hosted a symposium on modern intelligence surveillance this Thursday at the Columbus School of Law’s Auditorium. Entitled “The Ethics of Technical Intelligence Collection”, the symposium was moderated by Nicholas Dujmovic, director of the university’s Intelligence Studies program. Invited guest members Read More …

PEERS Hosts Empowerment Week During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Katie Ward As scores of sexual assault allegations in the Hollywood and national political scenes has started to die down, PEERS has organized an “Empowerment Week” of events from April  9th to April 13th to promote conversation and support between survivors of sexual assault and violence. The organization, which stands for Peer Educators Empowering Read More …

SGA Senate Discusses Increases to Tuition, Student Activity Fee in Meeting

By Abby Anderko On Monday, April 9th, the Student Government Association Senate met for its ninth meeting of the year. On the meeting agenda, the senate passed two new resolutions, one regarding limiting tuition increases and the other regarding an increase in the undergraduate student activity fee. Before reviewing the resolutions, SGA Vice President Jonathan Read More …

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 …