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Governor Cuomo Calls on National Guard to Aid New York Coronavirus Outbreak

By: Thomas Curry As New York City remains the epicenter of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States, Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to call on the National Guard to aid efforts in eradicating coronavirus in New York.  In a conference on March 27, Gov. Cuomo spoke to soldiers of the Read More …

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CUA Moves to All-Online Classes Following Spring Break

By Katie Ward University President John Garvey announced on Wednesday, March 18 that classes would continue to be taught online through the remainder of the semester, and residence halls would remain closed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The campus was closed, and all athletics events, team practices, recreational activities, and student organization events planned for Read More …

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Are Pass/Fail Options Becoming a Reality for Homebound Students?

By Angela Hickey With the Catholic University of America  spring semester now strictly online, many students are wondering how this will affect the overall grading process. The move to online learning prompted students to take the initiative and advocate for a pass/fail system in order to help ease the transition that many are having trouble Read More …

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President Trump’s Response to COVID-19

Courtesy of USA Today By Chris Carey The virus came to the United States in a slow crawl. It was China’s problem. As the death toll rose in China and skyrocketed in Italy, the calm and unworried response from the Oval Office was deafening. Slowly, healthcare authorities, government officials, pundits, and citizens came to the Read More …

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How’s the Economy Looking? – A Brief Overview

Courtesy of the Foreign Policy Research Institute By Chris Carey For months, the United States’ economy steadily chugged along. Typical economic indicators such as GDP, which measures how much is produced; inflation, which measures the value of money; and interest rates, which determine loans and investment, have been seemingly so good that continued growth has Read More …

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Architecture Spring Lecture: How, Not What

By Mark Pioch Once again, architecture students and faculty filled Koubek Auditorium in the Crough Center to enjoy the second of four lectures in the Spring Lecture Series. The lecturers invited for Wednesday, March 4 were Mark Lawrence and Elizabeth Emerson, whose presentation revolved around the development of their architecture firm.  Lawrence and Emerson’s architectural Read More …

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University Leadership Shuts Down All International Programs “Out of An Abundance of Caution” Over Novel Coronavirus

By Theresa Whitfield Over the course of this past week, Catholic University has made the decision to shut down all of its international programs in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 in multiple countries. The programs currently affected by this decision are all international study abroad programs and all planned international spring break trips.  The Read More …

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Buttigieg and Klobuchar Drop out; shift support to Biden

By Cristina Goerdt Former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar ended their presidential campaigns on Sunday and Monday evening and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden.  Billionaires Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg, as well as Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, also suspended their presidential campaigns. Steyer dropped out on Saturday, while Read More …

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Weekend Election Update 3/6

By: Jeremy Perillo The Democratic primary has entered into a new phase following the results of Super Tuesday. With Joe Biden having a strong showing, winning 10 states, and Bernie Sanders winning big in California, the race has narrowed into a one-on-one battle to get the party nomination. Following Super Tuesday, both Michael Bloomberg and Read More …

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Hidden Brookland Gem: The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land

By Katie Van Lew Catholic University, situated in the heart of Brookland and conveniently located near the metro, allows students to explore the city at their leisure. Although the allure of monuments, museums, and nightlife captivates most students, Brookland is home to a hidden gem— more specifically, the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land.  The Read More …

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