Student Town Hall Announces Updates for Fall 2020 Semester

Image Courtesy of The Catholic University of America By Anna Harvey  This past Wednesday evening, over 300 students, parents, and faculty members met for a virtual town hall meeting over Zoom, during which they learned of upcoming changes and requirements for the 2020 fall semester. Faculty members took turns explaining how various facets and departments Read More …

Trump’s Disappointing Rallied Return

Photo Courtesy of: The Verge By: Jeremy Perillo President Donald Trump hosted his first campaign rally following months of a coronavirus-induced hiatus to his signature campaign strategy. The event was not without controversy, as the rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma had been in the media for weeks due to the significant attention and pushback received surrounding Read More …

D.C. Statehood Movement: Unruffled by Coronavirus And Approaching Potential Milestone Amid Protests

Courtesy of CNN.com By Eva Lynch While much of the country remains in a pandemic-induced lockdown, District of Columbia residents are experiencing some rare normalcy from a pre-coronavirus world, as the next milestone in the continued momentum toward gaining statehood for D.C. has been achieved. The movement, supported by the overwhelming majority of D.C. residents Read More …

Commencement Ceremony Postponement Announced Over Instagram Post

Image courtesy of Catholic University’s Instagram page By Noelia Veras On June 16, Catholic University’s Instagram page announced that an in-person commencement ceremony would no longer be happening this August. It was not until after this post that an email was sent to the Catholic University community. The post, which announced the further postponement of Read More …

The Controversy Surrounding the Removal of Confederate Statues

Image Courtesy of the Mercury News By Anna Harvey In the wake of George Floyd’s murder due to police brutality, cries of outrage rippled across the United States, resulting in both national and international protests against police brutality and systemic racism. Floyd’s murder comes shortly after the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, who was shot by Read More …

Underpaid Catholic University Faculty and Staff Facing Possible Salary Cuts Amid COVID-19 Financial Crisis

Photo Courtesy of Crisis Magazine By Jessica Fetrow The Catholic University of America announced the possibility of a 5-10% salary cut on its faculty and staff in a faulty town hall meeting on June 9, in addition to the temporary suspension of contributions to 403(b) retirement plans amid the coronavirus financial crisis, which is to Read More …