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Talent on Display at Program Board’s Annual Mr. CUA Competition

By Katie Ward Over 400 Catholic University students attended the Mr. CUA 2018 pageant in the Pryzbyla Great Rooms on Saturday, February 10th. The theme for this year’s pageant was “Bachelor in Paradise”, a spin-off of last year’s widely popular “Bachelor” theme, and it included a talent show, lip-sync competition, and “dad joke” face-off. The Read More …

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Temporary Power Outage Inconveniences Students Amid Energy Project

By Emily Prendergast   A massive power outage swept over the campus, impacting Opus Hall, Flather Hall, and all of the buildings in Centennial Village this past Sunday, February 11th, shutting off power from approximately 4 AM to 2:15 PM. In addition to the loss of the lights, the outage shut off the HVAC units Read More …

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University Continues Efforts to Protect Students Impacted by Immigration Laws

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America has recently been providing support for students impacted by both immigration laws such as Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and natural disasters like Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. This is in large part due to a strong presence of Puerto Rican students and citizens from Read More …

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The Tower – February 16th, 2018

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #17 In this week’s edition: Read all about the Mr. CUA competition! Temporary power outage on campus affects underclassmen University continues efforts to support students impacted by immigration laws Staff Editorial: Lent is here, try the 40-day challenge A&E: Get up to date with all the happenings Read More …

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Catholic Student-Athletes Raise More than $24,000 for Special Olympics DC

By Jimmy Cassidy Spirits were high while temperatures were low as student-athletes made their way out to Cardinal Stadium on Friday, February 2nd to participate in the 2018 Catholic University Polar Bear Plunge to support Special Olympics D.C. The proceeds from the student-athletes and their generous donors totaled $24,281. Each team was encouraged to raise Read More …

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Media and Communication Studies Major Settled After Relocation From Marist Hall

By Jimmy Cassidy, Daniela Sol The Media & Communication Studies department has found its new home in the Crough Center of Architectural Studies this fall, after its complete relocation from Marist Hall. Media students and faculty have expressed optimism for the department since the relocation, and are excited about the future of the program, in Read More …

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From the Desk of The President: A Review of The Post

 By University President John Garvey Jeanne and I recently went to see The Post, a movie about the Washington Post’s race to publish the Pentagon Papers.  Steven Spielberg directed it.  The acting was pretty good.  Meryl Streep played Katharine Graham, the Post’s CEO.  Tom Hanks was the executive editor, Ben Bradlee.  One of my good Read More …

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SGA Senate Proposes Warnings on Potential Cancelled Classes

By Katie Ward The Catholic University Student Government Association Senate convened for the sixth time of the academic year on Monday, February 5th, in the Pryzbyla Great Room. The twenty-one senators in attendance discussed preventative action for cancelled classes, the installation of new water fountains in residence halls, and an updated Senate constitution. The first Read More …

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The Tower – February 9th, 2018

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #16 In this week’s paper: Catholic student-athletes raise more than $24,000 to support Special Olympics DC in Polar Bear Plunge Media & Communication Studies major settled after complete relocation from Marist Hall SGA Senate meeting recap: Senate proposes warnings for potential cancelled classes, updated water fountains in Read More …

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Economics Department to Leave Busch School of Business Next Fall

By Emily Prendergast The Economics major, previously offered by the Busch School of Business and Economics, will move under the School of Arts and Sciences in the fall of 2018, according to an email sent Thursday, February 1st to current Economics students from Professor Martha Cruz-Zuniga, Director of Economics programs. The move had been discussed Read More …

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