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The Crisis in Venezuela Hits Home

By Miguel Gonzalez Many people ask me the same question, and to be honest, I asked myself this question as well: how can my home country, once the richest country in South America, a nation that is recognized to have the largest oil reserves in the world, manage to be in the worst humanitarian crisis Read More …

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SGA Hosts Special Meeting to Discuss Faculty Assembly and CUA Project Arts Budget

By Catherine O’Grady Catholic University’s Student Government Association (SGA) met on Monday to vote on Resolution 014, a resolution regarding the Faculty Assembly, and a recommendation of the Special Committee on Allocations Appeals regarding CUA Project Arts. Resolution 014 titled, “A Resolution Affirming SGA Support for the Academic Senate,” was an affirmation of SGA’s priority Read More …

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Catholic University Students Choosing Service for Spring Break

By Thomas Curry College spring breaks typically consist of beach parties, trips to Cancun and tropical resorts, or relaxing with friends at home. Some Catholic University students are choosing to use their time away from school to give back to communities both domestic and abroad. Twelve spring break trips, hosted by Campus Ministry and Habitat Read More …

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Women’s Month: Why 2019 Is So Important for Women

By Katherine Kaderabek March is Women’s History Month and to kick it all off, Catholic University students rallied to support the Office of Campus Activities’ (OCA) food truck event on March 4th in McMahon Circle. The food trucks included Captain Cookie, Swizzler, and Big Cheese, three D.C.-based companies. Several other organizations are actively promoting Women’s Read More …

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Bahama Mama Bingo

By Rachel Stevens Catholic University students flocked to the Pryzbyla food court for “Bahama Mama Bingo,”on Tuesday March 5, which was a beach-themed bingo night filled with hot prizes. The grand prize of the night was two tickets to see Ariana Grande in D.C. The night started with students getting a Hawaiian lei and munching Read More …

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Sohrab Ahmari Discusses His New Memoir: From Fire by Water

By Thomas Holmes Iranian-American journalist, editor and author Sohrab Ahmari told Catholic University students about his journey from Islam to Catholicism during a talk Tuesday at Heritage Hall. The visit to the university, sponsored by the Busch School of Business, was part of his promotion of a new memoir, From Fire By Water. The book Read More …

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Two Catholic University Students Speak to Bernie Sanders at CNN Town Hall

By Duane Paul Murphy Several Catholic University of America undergraduate students participated in CNN’s live televised town hall program with Democratic Party presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Two students, a sophomore and a junior, had a fortunate opportunity to speak directly to the senator about the major national issues. Sophomore politics and anthropology major Regina Brennan Read More …

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Best Buddies Painting

By Theresa Whitfield Catholic University’s chapter for Best Buddies, a nonprofit that fosters relationships between students and people with developmental disabilities, hosted a night of painting to showcase the talents of some of their buddies. Catholic University’s chapter mainly focuses on individuals with intellectual abilities. This event, which took place on early Sunday evening, gave Read More …

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“Rome to Home” from CUA On Tap

By Christopher Vitale and Kat Kaderabek Resident Ministers organized “Rome to Home,” a CUA On Tap event focusing on the Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment that took place in Rome in 2018 last Thursday night. The event featured a talk given by Jonathan Lewis, a Catholic University alumnus who participated Read More …

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Media Studies Department Openly Discusses Its Future in the Pryz

By Duane Paul Murphy and Katie Ward More than 20 students, faculty, and staff from the Department of Media and Communication Studies met on-campus in Great Room C of the Pryzbyla Center to openly discuss the department’s future on Wednesday, February 27. Also in attendance was Aaron Dominguez, the university’s dean of School of Arts Read More …

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