California’s 49th District in 2018 Midterm Elections

By Duane Paul Murphy       One of the most competitive congressional seats during the 2018 midterm elections will be California’s 49th District, represented by Darrell Issa and located in Orange and San Diego Counties. Last year in 2016, Issa won re-election with only 51% of the popular vote due to a strong Democratic opponent, Doug Read More …

The Hidden Fees of Graduation at The Catholic University of America

by Paige Wearmouth For most undergraduate seniors, recent preparation for graduation exercises have included purchasing caps and gowns, taking senior portraits, and buying tickets for senior week events. While some of these costs are optional, such as photos and senior week tickets, each and every graduating senior was charged an additional graduation fee of $150 Read More …

CUA on Tap: “Gay and Catholic”

by Rachel Gallagher The latest CUA on Tap event hosted author Eve Tushnet for an event titled, “Gay and Catholic: Accepting my Sexuality, Finding Community, Living my Faith.” Students filled the Edward J. Pryzbyla Great Room to hear Tushnet talk about the ways in which members of the LGBT community can navigate their faith as Read More …

Catholic University Students Voice Concerns to President Garvey at Town Hall

By: Sarah Donofrio The Student Government Association held its annual Town Hall with President John Garvey on Wednesday night in the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center in order to address student concerns. After discussing various aspects of the university’s master plan and enrollment details, President Garvey answered questions submitted before the event by students before giving Read More …

Baseball Cruises in Season Opener

by Jared Prenda The CUA Baseball team had a dominant showing in their 14-1 blowout victory over St.  Mary’s College in Maryland in the Tuesday, February 21 season opener. The Cardinals look to improve heavily upon last seasons .513 win percentage (20-19 overall record). They looked to be in good form, only surrendering 1 run Read More …

Men’s Swim and Dive Wins First Landmark Title

by Jared Prenda       The Catholic University of America men’s swimming and diving team captured their first Landmark Conference title in school history this past weekend. The team racked up 806 points over the course of the weekend, a staggering 220 points more than runner ups University of Scranton.       The Cardinals kicked off their Read More …

Milo Yiannopoulos Controversy

By Chris Motola Conservative journalist and public speaker Milo Yiannopoulos faced heavy criticism this week over comments he made on both the Joe Rogan and Drunken Peasants Podcasts, where he appeared to endorse sexual relationships with boys as young as 13. As a result, Yiannopoulos was disinvited from the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, Read More …

Day Without Immigrants in Brookland

Duane Paul Murphy Nationwide protests and boycotts called “Day Without Immigrants” took place last Thursday in response President Trump’s potential plans for policies to build a physical border wall along the country’s southern border with Mexico and deport millions of undocumented immigrants. In Washington, D.C., more than 50 restaurants were closed. In D.C.’s Northeast neighborhood Read More …

RIP Michael Novak: A Great Mind

by Charles Busch Class of 2018       On Friday, a giant in the Catholic intellectual community passed away. He was, of course, Michael Novak. Mr. Novak’s biography is extensive and impressive. He has advised presidents and popes, he has written over 50 books, he has taught at several leading universities, including our beloved Catholic University. Read More …