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Former Media and Communication Studies Chairman Fired from the University

By: Duane Paul Murphy Tenured associate professor and former chairman in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at the Catholic University of America, Stephen McKenna, was dismissed on Thursday, December 13. The university’s Board of Trustees terminated McKenna’s employment for having a consensual sexual relationship with a female graduate student under his supervision. According Read More …

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History Matters Discussion On Old Immigration and New Immigration

By Abby Anderko The history department hosted their third and final History Matters lecture series In honor of Dr. Timothy Meagher, an American immigration and ethnic history professor at the Catholic University of America in the May Gallery of the Mullen Library. A debate examining the nature of immigration into the United States was examined Read More …

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Cardinal Spotlight: Lauren Goodwin, Published Author

By Neil Kavanaugh Freshman Lauren Goodwin has something on her resume that few others could match: she has written and self-published her own book. The book, entitled What What What, is a series of coming-of-age essays about growing up with faith, family and friends. Goodwin wrote what would become her book in the twilight of Read More …

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The United States and Two Koreas in the Trump Era: Prospects for Denuclearization

By Thomas Curry A lecture on denuclearization and peace between the United States and the Korean peninsula was given on Tuesday in memory of Dr. John Kie-Chiang Oh, a former vice president of Catholic University and Emeritus Professor of the Politics department. Bonnie Oh and the Oh family organized the event. Dr. Oh, who passed Read More …

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The Laramie Project

By Duane Paul Murphy A full house packed the Callan Theatre at Catholic University of America for the theatrical production of The Laramie Project on Friday, November 30. Written by Venezuelan-American playwright Moisés Kaufman and his New York City based Tectonic Theater Project company, this emotional drama depicts the true story of the murder of Read More …

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The Tower Welcomes 125th Editor-in-Chief

The Tower student newspaper at the Catholic University of America held editorial elections on Thursday, November 13 to select the next editor-in-chief for the spring semester of the 2018-2019 academic school year. Current staff writer and health & lifestyle editor, Emily Prendergast, a junior international business major, was announced as the 125th editor-in-chief of the Read More …

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The Last Student Government Association Senate Session of the Semester

By Catherine O’Grady Last Monday night, The Catholic University of America’s Student Government Association hosted its final senate session of the semester. Dr. Mike Allen, Vice President of Student Affairs, and Ms. Debra Nauta-Rodriguez, the University’s Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management and University Architect, gave a presentation on campus projects. Nauta-Rodriguez joined Read More …

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In Memory of George Herbert Walker Bush

Dr. Phillip G. Henderson, Department of Politics George Herbert Walker Bush was a statesman in the truest sense of the word. He was imbued with high ideals of public service, especially by his mother, but also by the example of his father’s service as a United States Senator from Connecticut during the Eisenhower and Kennedy Read More …

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Women of CUA Looking Forward

By John Connolly  Women of CUA became an official student organization at Catholic University in 2017. The brainchild of Raelyn Schnappauf, a graduate of the class of 2018, Women of CUA aims to foster those conversations about gender equality and gender issues at the university and in the outside world. “Our goal is to give Read More …

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New Congress, Old Leadership

  By Alexander Santana With a vote of 203 for and 32 against, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly nominated minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to be the next Speaker of the House for the 116th Congress in a Wednesday gathering of the Democratic Caucus. A final vote with all 435 Representatives voting Read More …

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