Editorial: How to Win an SGA Election

By The Tower Staff The Tower would like to congratulate the “Representing Catholic You” ticket on its sweep victory in this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) elections. It was a well-run campaign, and it’s clear that the awareness efforts paid off to get students to vote. After this year’s election, a few themes have seemed Read More …

Editorial Neutrality

  By The Tower Staff The Tower’s editorial has been at the forefront of speaking up for ordinary Cardinals as an independent voice in student journalism since its very beginning in the fall of 1922. Unlike traditional mainstream print news outlets, in which the collective opinions of editorial board members endorse an individual candidate running Read More …

Editorial: The State of Higher Education

By The Tower Staff The state of higher education nationwide is deteriorating as we speak. Despite its global rankings amongst developed countries, accessible, qualitative, and affordable higher education in the United States of America is becoming more rare and scarce than ever before. While Catholic University of America is facing economic controversies with expanding exterior Read More …

Editorial: Departing Departments

By The Tower Staff Recent announcements have been made that the university will decide in June whether or not to merge several departments and layoff many staff members in an effort to save several million dollars. While this is not the first time The Catholic University of America has raised proposals to save the institution Read More …

Whose Turn Is It to Talk?

By The Tower Staff The Catholic University of America has a free speech dilemma. This school is encountering an issue with its free speech policies that differs from other universities. The university will not permit any individual or organization to come and discuss issues regarding women’s reproductive healthcare or LGBT rights. Catholic seems to contradict Read More …