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First Congressional Race in Trump Era Takes Shape in America’s Heartland

      On February 10th, Republicans and Democrats in Kansas’s fourth congressional district, which encompasses the city of Wichita, held their conventions for local party leaders to select their respective nominees for the upcoming special election. The seat was vacated when Congressman Mike Pompeo was appointed Director of the Central Intelligence Agency by President … Continue reading First Congressional Race in Trump Era Takes Shape in America’s Heartland

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Nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor Withdraws

       Andrew Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Labor on Wednesday due to a lack of needed support from certain Republican senators, including Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Also, Pudzer faced a variety of criticisms ranging from his business record running the Hardee’s and … Continue reading Nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor Withdraws

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Program Board Hosts Mr. CUA 2017

by Chris Motola       Last Friday, hundreds of Catholic University of America students poured into the Great Room of the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, to get a front row seat for Mr. CUA 2017. Students were especially excited for the event, since the theme for this year’s competition was based off of the … Continue reading Program Board Hosts Mr. CUA 2017

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Catholic University Chapter of She’s the First Founded

by Rachel Gallagher       As the 2017 spring semester continues, the Catholic University of America’s chapter of She’s the First begins its inaugural semester. She’s the First is a non-profit organization, which according to their website, works to provide scholarships for “girls in low-income countries, fostering first-generation graduates and cultivating the next generation … Continue reading Catholic University Chapter of She’s the First Founded

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Speaker Visits Catholic University to Talk About Healthy Relationship

by Makenzie Winter       Students at Catholic University of America said goodbye to Cupid and hello to a little love advice from The Dating Doctor, on February 13, 2017. David Coleman, relationship consultant and honored National Entertainer of the Year by The National Association for Campus Activities, shared his wisdom on friendships, friendzones, … Continue reading Speaker Visits Catholic University to Talk About Healthy Relationship

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International Week Events at Catholic University

by Sarah Donofrio       The Hispanic Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, showed its first films on Wednesday, February 15th as part of the university’s International Week. The theme of the Hispanic Film Festival is “Transient Identities,” and discusses the migration, circulation, and displacement of people.

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February 17, 2017

In this issue: Mr. CUA 2017 International Week She’s the First Club Profile CUA Reacts: The Grammys Men’s Basketball Beats Rival Scranton Globe Trotters Click here to read this week’s issue!

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The Left’s War on Free Speech

By Stephen Calandrino             Imagine a group of Allied troops who had been cryogenically frozen during the war woke up today to the sound of someone screaming “Help!  Nazis!”.  They turn to see violent mobs of vagrants destroying property and assaulting innocent people for the high crime of attending a speech given by an openly … Continue reading The Left’s War on Free Speech

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First-Year-Experience Speaker

By Sarah Donofrio       The First Year Experience Speaker Series hosted its first speaker of the spring semester on Wednesday, February 8th. The presentation was entitled “Stillness and Silence: The Beginning and the End of Academic Life” and was presented by Freshman Year Experience Teaching Fellow Carl Vater. Vater’s lecture engaged students by discussing new … Continue reading First-Year-Experience Speaker

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Student Government Association Holds Meeting

By Erica Fuller      At the latest Student Government Association Meeting on Monday freshman Cavan Hagerty was elected to a vacant Senate position. He was elected despite the objections raised and disagreements between the current leadership and the former Vice President of Catholic University’s Student Government Association.

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