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A Few Words from the Class of 2020

By Theresa Whitfield Senior farewell by Tower editors Emily Prendergast, Jared Prenda, Jamie Franc, Class of 2020 The class of 2020 experienced a lot as a class. From our first week at Catholic U with our “doors opening,” to forming vigilante gangs to hunt the clowns spotted on campus freshman year, to ending our tenure Read More …

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Construction on New Monroe Street Market Building ‘The Everton’ Almost Complete

Courtesy of Maurice Walters | Architect By Katie Ward As students finish their semester scattered across the country, construction on the newest Monroe Street Market building has continued to be able to welcome them back to D.C. in the fall.  The newest building, located on the southeast corner of Seventh and Monroe Streets, will be Read More …

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Year in Review

By Tower Editors The 2019-2020 academic year will forever be remembered for the coronavirus pandemic – but at CUA, a lot happened before the disrupted spring semester. This review rounds up The Tower’s biggest stories of the year. It was a year of… … big donations, as the Conways donated $40 million to the nursing Read More …

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SGA Approves Executive Budget for the Upcoming Academic Year in the Final Meeting of the Semester

By Catherine O’Grady Catholic University’s Student Government Association (SGA) met for the last time this semester on Monday, April 27 to wrap up the academic year and give senators one last opportunity to pass resolutions. The meeting was held via Google Hangouts due to the recent pandemic that has shut down Catholic University’s campus.  After Read More …

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How Catholic University is Fighting the Pandemic

By Theresa Whitfield Widespread efforts to provide relief for the unprecedented pandemic the world is facing are increasingly rising across communities, some in the most unexpected ways and places. Contributions are being made on levels large and small. The Catholic University community is no exception, with entire schools, professors, and even students doing what they Read More …

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Students Look Forward to Retrieval of Personal Belongings Left in Dorms

Courtesy of The Catholic University of America By Angela Hickey Since the evacuation of campus in mid-March due to the outbreak of coronavirus, students have been unable to return to campus due to the D.C. area’s extended “stay-at-home” order. Any remaining students were told to return home as soon as possible, being forced to leave Read More …

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2020 Election Update

By Eva Lynch A few months and a heap of uncertainty stand between President Donald Trump’s and former Vice President Joe Biden’s official standoff. The current pandemic is exposing many rarities in this process as it nears. As a result of a completely uncontested ballot, New York reportedly announced the cancellation of its state primaries Read More …

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A Virtual Celebration of the Catholic Intellect: Research Day 2020

By. Julianna Guthrie On Tuesday, April 21, Catholic University had the opportunity to host its 5th annual University Research Day. In the era of zoom call birthday parties and proms, over 260 faculty, student, and staff members of Catholic University joined in to have the opportunity to share their hard work with not only the Read More …

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2020 Election Update

By Eva Lynch This week in election news, the focus of one of the most historically tense Democratic races has switched to the question of Joe Biden’s running mate, and the Republican National Convention has reached record fundraising highs even amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Biden remains the sole candidate in active pursuit of the Democratic Read More …

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During a Global Health Crisis, CUA Athletes Give Back

Courtesy of the One Love Foundation By Katie Hoban  In the midst of a global pandemic, the athletic department at CUA has found a way to give back to the community. This year, the department is teaming up with the One Love Foundation to support the fundraising campaign “Yards for Yeardley,” which is being spearheaded Read More …

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