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University Announces 10% Tuition Refund After Students Petition for Cost Reduction for Online Classes

Image courtesy of Catholic University Communications By Katie Ward After Catholic University’s abrupt announcement on Friday that sophomores, juniors, and seniors would not be returning to take in-person classes for the fall semester, many students called for a reduction in the cost of attendance. The university responded to this intensifying pressure by announcing on Monday Read More …

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Class of ‘19 Alumnus Aaron Mackisey Runs for City Council

Photo Courtesy of Aaron Mackisey By Chris Carey “Serve your neighbor, help out your community, do your best for the people around you,” said Aaron Mackisey on why he chose to run as an independent for the vacant Ward 9 city council seat in his home city of Warwick, Rhode Island.  Rewind five years, and Read More …

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University Announces New Title IX Regulations

Image Courtesy of content.govdelivery.com By Theresa Whitfield Catholic University’s Office of the Dean of Students recently updated aspects of its Title IX proceedings in compliance with the United States Department of Education’s (ED) new regulations.  Title IX, a federal law passed in 1972, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Every college that receives federal Read More …

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American Politics: The Breaking Point of a Culture of Competition

Image courtesy of vanityfair.com  By Eva Lynch Over forty years ago, Jane Curtin became the latest target of the sardonic repartee characteristic of Dan Aykroyd’s Weekend Update. The engagement was a humorous amplification of the state of American politics in the 70s, yet is all too relevant today at its metamorphosis from lighthearted humor into Read More …

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Immigration: The Trump Campaign Platform

Image courtesy of CNN.com By Eva Lynch While in office, President Trump has been hyper-focused on immigration policy, specifically surrounding undocumented immigration. As recent polls show the President trailing Democratic nominee Joe Biden less than 100 days until the 2020 election, Trump is reaffirming his trademark policy: many of his most recent presidential actions have Read More …

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Kanye West’s First Presidential Campaign

Image courtesy of The Independent By: Franchetta Groves  This year, the Fourth of July not only marked the day of American independence, but also the day that Kanye West announced that he would be running for president. While some may be surprised that the rapper would be interested in a career in politics, West has Read More …

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ICE Reverses International Student Policy for Upcoming School Year After Backlash

Image courtesy of www.cairdfw.org By Jessica Fetrow The United States’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has rescinded its decision to bar international students from entering the country if all of their courses are online-only for the fall 2020 semester. The initial decision to prohibit foreign students from residing in the country was met with significant Read More …

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Catholic University’s Perspective: Religious Imagery within Politics

Image Courtesy of Detroit News By Anna Harvey & Jeremy Perillo As waves of protests against racism continue to ripple across the United States, new questions arise regarding the role of politicians and religion amongst these protests. Politicians since the times of the Founding Fathers have referenced a deity or a religion in their speeches, Read More …

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Catholic University Mourns Student Daniel Anderl

Image Courtesy of mycentraljersey.com By: Jeremy Perillo Catholic University mourns the loss of one of its own, rising junior Daniel Anderl. A gunman opened fire inside the Anderl family home on Sunday evening, killing Daniel and critically wounding his father, Mark. Since the initial reports of the attack, Mark is reported to be in stable Read More …

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Catholic University Achieves Middle States Reaccreditation Until 2028

Image courtesy of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education By Jessica Fetrow The Catholic University of America has been reaccredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) until 2028. The reaccreditation comes after the completion of an on-campus evaluation conducted by the committee from March 1 to 4.  The preparation for the Read More …

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