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In this issue: Opening this fall: Murphy’s to Serve as On-Campus Bar The Tower Elects 123rd Editor in Chief and Re-elects Managing Editor Senior Art Exhibition 2nd Annual Student Organization Awards Goodbyes From the Class of 2017 Macbeth Creeps into Hartke Theatre Softball Secures Playoff Spot Globe Trotters: A Story from Cape Town The Tower‘s Tips Read More …

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2nd Annual Student Organization Awards Hosted by Office of Campus Activities

by Angelica Sisson Office of Campus Activities hosted the second annual Student Organization Excellence Awards in the Great Rooms of the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center on Thursday, April 27. A myriad of organizations were nominated ranging from academic to cultural to service-based groups. The awards recognized academic pride, leadership growth, marketing, and creativity in both Read More …

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The Tower Elects 123rd Editor in Chief and Re-elects Managing Editor

By Duane Paul Murphy The Tower student newspaper elected a new set of editors last Thursday night to prepare for the end of the current Editor in Chief’s term for the 2016-2017 academic school year. The Editor in Chief and Managing Editor for the 2017-2018 school year were elected by a majority of The Tower’s Read More …

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Senior Art Exhibition

By Makenzie Winter   Family and friends gathered together for the Catholic University of America Senior Art Exhibit on April 27, 2017. The work of five senior art majors was put on display in Salve Regina Hall. The exhibit included Angeline McCrory’s animated short film, Emily Del Valle’s paintings and needlework, Selina Mitchell Donaghue’s technology Read More …

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New Details About Murphy’s Grill Released

By Sarah Donofrio For the first time in fourteen years, alcohol will be served by a dining establishment on the campus of the Catholic University of America. Opening fall 2017, Murphy’s Grill will offer a full-service bar and restaurant with an American pub ambiance. Murphy’s Week, which took place from April 24 to 28, showcased Read More …

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Making Use of the Kane

by: Isabella Andreoni When a group of three freshmen girls at The Catholic University of America walked through the doors of the Kane Fitness Center on Tuesday, Scudder Sodergreen waited with his arms crossed at the front desk. Mary Schwagerl, Sarah Keane, and Madeline Lombardo all knew what they were about to endure. But, after Read More …

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The Bachelor Brings CUA Students Together

by: Isabella Andreoni Sarah Keane sat on her bed wearing pink and blue stripped pajamas while eating a bowl of popcorn. Rachel Mascolo was wrapped up in her white fuzzy blanket waiting for the rest of the girls to come down to their room. As the other five girls entered the room, the level of Read More …

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Constitutional Scholar Gives Lecture on Unconstitutional Wars

by Rachel Gallagher For 20-year-old college students, there has been only one model of wartime statesmanship they have experienced first-hand, one which places power largely in the hands of the president. However, on Wednesday night Louis Fisher, Ph.D. talked to students about modern statesmanship from President Truman to the present and the constitutionality — or Read More …

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Statistics Regarding Catholic University Class of 2013 Released

By Duane Paul Murphy A new study highlights a correlation between higher education and family household income. The study was conducted by Stanford University’s Equality of Opportunity Project. The Upshot, a New York Times website which generates analysis and data about politics, policy, economics, and social issues, published the study in January of 2017 about Read More …

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From the President’s Bookshelf: President John Garvey Reviews What I Saw at the Revolution

Last month, the University was pleased to announce that Peggy Noonan will be the commencement speaker for Catholic University’s graduation this year. Noonan is the author of eight books, a former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, and has been an opinion columnist for the Wall Street Journal since 2000. I’ve always admired Noonan’s writing. She Read More …

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