CUA Symphony Performs at Spanish Embassy

By Brittany Young On Thursday, October 5th, the CUA Symphony Orchestra led by Maestro Simeone Tartaglione performed its first concert of the season at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain. The program showcased Spanish-themed works, including De Falla’s El Sombrero de Tres Picos, Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Bizet’s Carmen Suite No. 1, Read More …

Busch School’s Good Profit Conference Brings Charles Koch to Speak at Catholic

By Katie Ward Only at the Catholic University of America would students witness church leaders and business giants coming together to discuss how to improve society. The Good Profit: How Profitable Business Can be a Force for Good Conference, held in the Great Rooms in the Pryzbyla Center from October 4th-6th, was attended by over Read More …

New Budget Proposals Threaten Layoffs to Teaching Faculty

By Duane Paul Murphy The University is considering budget cuts for the 2018-2019 academic year that would include laying off professors and staff members and increased class sizes, according to four professors who have been briefed on the proposals. University Provost Andrew Abela has held meetings with professors last week to discuss the proposals. Though Read More …

SGA Begins Its Year with First Senate Meeting

By Jimmy Cassidy Catholic’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its first Senate meeting of the year on Monday, October 2nd in the Great Room of the Pryzbyla Center. The newly-elected 2017-2018 senators were officially sworn into office, and the first rounds of proposed legislation were offered and debated. Three resolutions were voted on and passed, Read More …

PEERS Promotes Awareness for Domestic Violence with The Clothesline Project

By Liz Friden If you walked by the Pryzbyla Patio this week you, may have noticed some shirts hanging up. PEERS, Catholic’s peer education group, decorated the patio with t-shirts in an effort to promote awareness for domestic violence. It was called “The Clothesline Project.” PEERS aims to educate students on everything from drugs, sexual Read More …

On the Topic of Gun Control and Safety

Guest Commentary by Vincent Ottomanelli, Class of 2018 Firearm homicides claim over ten thousand lives annually in the United States. Despite the epidemic of gun violence continuing to exist at levels far surpassing those of most developed countries, coupled by an increase in large-scale mass shootings and significant media attention to the issue, the political Read More …