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 …

Editorial: Too Close for Comfort

By The Tower Staff A 19-year-old high school student walked onto his school’s campus last Wednesday afternoon. He carried a black duffel bag loaded with an assault rifle, ammunition, and a vest, and he proceeded to shoot people in several classrooms. The tragic school shooting that left 17 dead in Parkland, Florida has ignited fierce Read More …

State of the Campus

Fellow Cardinals. The current state of our own campus is at a tipping point. Almost eight years after one of the worst financial crises since the Great Depression, our university community is starting to become stronger than ever. However, many problems exist within these historic grounds. If we fail to act now or soon, we Read More …

Staff Editorial: Let’s Try Giving and Not Taking

  Can you say entitled? These Catholic University(?)  students stole this sign from my yard near campus. She says, "I want that", he takes it. @cuatower @catholicuniv pic.twitter.com/UIoeojis77 — Tim P-R (@timpr_atl) December 5, 2017 By The Tower Staff This past week, The Tower was tagged in a video on Twitter showing a college-aged male steal Read More …