Freedom of Speech Inside an Adscript Environment

By Katie Hoban Freedom of Speech is a right guaranteed by the Constitution that many citizens use on a daily basis. It is a principle in our society, supporting an individual’s articulation of opinion and ideas in the absence of censorship or legal ramification. The event “Inside Voices: The Free Speech Rights of Incarcerated Americans”, Read More …

Democrats to Soon Choose Site of 2020 Convention

By Alex Santana The Democratic National Committee (DNC) will announce in the next few weeks which American city will host the DNC’s July 13-16 2020 national convention where the party’s democratic nominee will be selected. Houston, Milwaukee, and Miami are the three finalists and each have their own positive and negative attributes. Florida Democrats recently Read More …

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Ed Markey’s Green New Deal

By Rachel Stevens U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced a Green New Deal that sets goals to cut carbon emissions and aims to create jobs to boost the economy. Catholic U students who care about the environment, or want to stay informed on legislation, are looking closely at this Read More …

Rep. John Dingell, Longest Serving Member of Congress in History, Dies

By Alex Santana Former U.S. Representative John D. Dingell Jr., (D-MI) the longest serving member of Congress in American history, died on February 7th at the age of 92. Dingell passed away from prostate cancer with his wife of almost forty years, Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI), at his side. Debbie Dingell succeeded her husband in Read More …

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 …

Catholic University Alum Runs for Local City Council in Indiana

By Duane Paul Murphy A Catholic University of America alum is running for local political office to serve his small community. Aaron Smith, class of 2013, officially announced his candidacy on Wednesday, January 23 for city council in Noblesville, Indiana, a small suburban town outside the state capital city of Indianapolis. The city council district Read More …

The Intelligence Community Explained by a National Security Council Director

By Theresa Whitfield Juan Cruz, the Senior Director for western hemisphere policy on the National Security Council spoke to Catholic University students on Wednesday on various aspects of intelligence. Cruz engaged students in the room with his unique perspective, and spoke about the current and future issues of intelligence. Before Cruz worked as a policy Read More …