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 …

Op-ed: An Open Letter to the CUA DREAMers and Students and Staff in the DACA and TPS Program

 By The Faculty, Instructors, and Staff of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures The faculty, instructors, and staff in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures come from fifteen different countries and four different continents. Although some of us were born here, many of us, like you, have come from somewhere else and have Read More …