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The Tower Elects the 126th Editor-in-Chief

By Catherine O’Grady The Tower, CUA’s only independent news source, held its editorial election on Thursday, November 21, for the duration of the 2019-2020 school year. Katie Ward, a junior mechanical engineering major and managing editor for the past two semesters from Mount Laurel, New Jersey, was unanimously elected for the position of editor-in-chief.  Ward Read More …

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The Nutcracker Revitalized

By Jacqueline Jedrych and Noelia Veras The Nutcracker is one of the most recreated shows by practically all ballet companies, and right here in D.C., the Washington Ballet performs a very unique rendition of it each year. The company’s take is unique because it commemorates the history of the District and past presidents. This year Read More …

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Newt Gingrich Comes to Catholic University

Courtesy of Franchetta Groves By Franchetta Groves  CUA College Republicans hosted Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, to talk about his new book, Trump Vs. China, in Heritage Hall on November 19. In both his book and his talk, he discussed the threat that China places on the United States.  The crowd was made Read More …

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CUA on Tap Hosts Maggie Craig

Courtesy of Instagram @maggie_craig_ministries_ By Catherine O’Grady Campus Ministry’s CUA on Tap hosted Maggie Craig, a popular Catholic speaker, to talk to students on “Finding Joy: Bridging your Desires with God’s,” last Thursday night in the filled Pryzbyla Great Rooms. Students were eager to hear what Craig had to say about living an authentic Catholic Read More …

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Representative Ryan Fecteau Returns to CUA

Courtesy of Twitter By Eva Lynch The youngest legislator in the country, Ryan Fecteau, got his start in politics as the first openly gay speaker for the Student Government General Assembly at Catholic University, a position equilivilant to President of SGA now. He returned to campus on Wednesday night to share his unique political perspective Read More …

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Mass of the Americas

Courtesy of Aleteia.org By Renee Rasmussen  The Mass of the Americas was offered in the extraordinary form by His Excellency Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone of San Francisco, in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, on November 16.  Read More …

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SGA Passes Legislation to Provide Cheaper Access to “Capital Bikeshare” Bikes

By Thomas Holmes The Student Government of Catholic University held senate session 5-5 in which the senate debated a bill to change the voting process for SGA and a piece of legislation brought forward by Senator Sharpe to include Catholic University in Capital Bikeshare’s University Membership program. The meeting took place on Monday, November 18 Read More …

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Anthropology Department Looks for Those Missing in Action

By Chris Carey Anthropology students and history buffs packed into the Della Ratta Auditorium in Maloney Hall to hear David Clark of the anthropology department deliver his address entitled “Missing in Action: World War II Veteran’s Day Program” on Wednesday, October 13. Clark saw Veteran’s Day 2019 as a fantastic opportunity to expose students to Read More …

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‘This is Us’: PEERS Event for Healthy Masculinity Month

By Christopher Vitale PEERS organized an event entitled “This is Us” on the topic of healthy masculinity this Wednesday. The event formed in recognition of November being touted ‘National Healthy Masculinity Month’ and was manifested as a series of four talks from students representing a diverse range of groups within the Catholic University community. The Read More …

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Chief of Staff Lawrence Morris: War Crimes, Justice, and the National Interest

Courtesy of Wikipedia – Lawrence Morris By Sarah Beretich Lawrence J. Morris, chief of staff and counselor to Catholic University President John Garvey, was presented with the Mirror of Justice Scholars Award on Thursday, November 7th in the Slowinski courtroom at Columbus Law School. Morris’ role as chief prosecutor for the Guantanamo military commissions during Read More …

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