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Soulful Seashore: A Poem

By Georgi Nigro Waves. Their crashing sounds ignite my soul, The mist of the ocean sprays on me, Saving me. It is as if sitting here is healing me. Healing me from the hurt the world brings me, The devastation and constant disappointment. This escape. Sitting on the sand, Hair blowing in the soft breeze, Hitting Read More …

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Q & A With President Garvey on Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church

By Catherine O’Grady President John Garvey, Rev. Jude DeAngelo and Sister Nancy Bauer, assistant professor of canon law, took part in a panel about the recent sexual assault scandal in the Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 6. The event was held in the Koubek Auditorium in the Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies and Read More …

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Party Time at Catholic U

By Robbie Cruz and Liz Friden It has been a busy fall semester for both College Democrats and College Republicans leading into Tuesday’s midterm elections. The two political parties have long gone back and forth at Catholic University, facing off in a kickball game on Sunday, October 28 on the Law School lawn. The Republicans Read More …

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Nacho Average Calling

Nacho Average Calling – The Nest By Russell Blakeslee The “Nacho Average Calling” event on Monday brought together a panel of three members of the religious life to talk about vocational discernment, with nachos thematically being served to attendees. The event was organized by the Catholic Values Task Force of the Student Government Association (SGA).  Task Read More …

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Alumni, Mitch Landrieu Delivered a Speech Reflecting on his Book “In the Shadows of Statues”

By Abby Anderko Mitch Landrieu, the former Mayor of New Orleans spoke to the Catholic University community on Wednesday November 7 about his book In the Shadows of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History in his presentation that is the newest installment in the History Matters lecture series. Other topics in the lecture included racism Read More …

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Midterm Elections

By Alex Santana Millions of Americans went to the polls on November 6 and as a result the U.S. House of Representative will fall into Democratic hands and the U.S. Senate will remain in Republican control. Of the 435 seats in the House, there are currently 235 Republicans and 193 democrats and seven vacancies. As Read More …

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College Republicans Give $31,000 Back to Treasury Board

By Liz Friden College Republicans forfeited the $31,000 allocated to them by Treasury Board after they were informed of the remaining student activity fee fund on October 30. Treasury Board voted on Monday, October 22 in a regularly scheduled meeting to allocate the money to College Republicans. Like other student organizations, College Republicans gave a Read More …

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Door to Door in Dallas

By Andrew Friden I am a 20-year-old Republican from Upstate New York and moved to Dallas Texas six months ago. For work I am normally a pipe fitter in the construction industry but due to the recent flooding I have been looking for short term work elsewhere. I’ve always been interested in politics so I Read More …

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First Signing Starbucks Opens In D.C.

By Catherine O’Grady The Starbucks at 625 H Street NE is unlike any other Starbucks in the country. As of October 23, this Starbucks location became the first American Sign Language (ASL) Starbucks in the United States, with all employees being fluent in ASL.  When walking through the doors, customers are not greeted with the Read More …

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Happy Happenings at Catholic U

By Emily Prendergast Scrolling through social media, flipping through the news channels on television, or pages of The Tower, can be disheartening. If you are losing hope in this institution or news altogether, keep reading this rundown to find out more about all of the good things happening at Catholic University. Homecoming weekend reunited friends Read More …

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