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SGA Senate Election Results and Reaction

  By Katie Ward ’21 Class of 2018 Matthew Skros Alexa Schimp Class of 2019 Jimmy Harrington John Connolly Class of 2020 Weston Kirby Elise LaFleur Class of 2021 Sean O’Grady Alexandra Kilgore School of Architecture Sara Cangarlu Kelly Reed School of Arts and Sciences Cavan Hagerty Alexander Santana School of Business Nicholas Spinelli Kevin Walsh Read More …

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Rev. James Martin Disinvited by University Seminary

By Duane Paul Murphy ’19 Catholic University of America’s national seminary last week withdrew its invitation for James Martin to speak at the seminary’s annual alumni event, citing the concern that his views about the LGBT community needing to have a better relationship with the Catholic Church may become a distraction at the event, based Read More …

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Interview: CU Alum John Carroll Lynch Discusses Life, Faith, and New Movie

By: Jimmy Cassidy John Carroll Lynch has been an Italian-American barber in Gran Torino, a prime murder suspect in Zodiac, President Lyndon B. Johnson in Jackie, and even a serial-killing clown in American Horror Story, but before that, he starred at Catholic’s Hartke Theater. For the first time in the actor’s lengthy career, he takes Read More …

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Nobel Prize Winner Gives a Lecture at CUA Biology Symposium

By Makenzie Winter Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine, Dr. Louis Ignarro, spoke at the Catholic University of America Biology Symposium last week about his work on nitric oxide and finding one’s passion. For students, Ignarro stresses the importance of choosing an area of study that one is passionate about. “You’ve got to find something you Read More …

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Op-ed: Corporate Killed The Retail Superstar

Guest Commentary: Alycia Monaco, Class of 2018 The day that F.A.O. Schwarz closed its doors in July of 2015, I knew the retail industry was having trouble. The toy store, with its famous floor piano as seen in Big starring Tom Hanks, would become a part of New York City history. Around the corner on Read More …

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The Sistine Chapel Choir Visits CUA!

By Brittany Young The Sistine Chapel Choir visited Catholic and the Basilica of the National Shrine for the first time in more than three decades on Wednesday, September 20th. The “Pope’s Choir” brought CUA students, faculty, D.C. residents, and some noteworthy politicians (including Newt Gingrich) together for a wonderful evening of choral music. The ethereal Read More …

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The Tower 9/22/17

Tower 9:22:17  Click below to check out our newest edition! Year 95 Edition #3

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Guest Commentary: Lessons from the Campaign Trail

By Shannen Gora During my sophomore year of college, I interned at EMILY’s List, a feminist organization which recruits, trains and helps fund the campaigns of female Democrats running for elected office. In late April 2016, I went on a campaign trip to Bucks County, Pennsylvania,  mostly a blue-collar county on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Read More …

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Politics Corner – Democratic Party Looks for Wins in 2018

By Duane Paul Murphy  The Democratic Party is starting to some signs of hope for the upcoming 2018 midterm elections and beyond after winning two state legislative seats, one in Oklahoma and one in New Hampshire, that were once previously held by conservative Republicans and are areas where President Trump won by more than double Read More …

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CUA Students Affected by Hurricane Irma’s Devastation in Florida

  By Alex Santana  On Sunday, September 10, 2017, at 9:10 A.M., Hurricane Irma made landfall in the southernmost part of Florida and would go on to cause power outages to almost 5 million homes and businesses across the Sunshine State over the next few days. The most severely affected part of Florida and the Read More …

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