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Op-ed: An Alum Perspective on the University

 By an Anonymous Alum When deciding between which college to attend, I weighed a lot of factors—price, location, ability to help me get a job, and quality of professors and programs. At Catholic University, I found all of these in addition to that “at-home feeling” that your family tells you about. I knew that I Read More …

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Editorial: Farewell to the CUA Class of 2018

By The Tower Staff With college being a time when you learn and grow, and open and close so many doors, the class of 2018 has lived through a hell of a lot of moments. Let’s begin with our beautiful LCs, which started at 9:10 AM Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. What the heck was that? Read More …

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Op-ed: Record Store Day in a Digital Age

By Liz Shoemaker, Class of 2020 April 21st, 2018 was the eleventh annual “Record Store Day.” It is a day where music lovers flock to the record stores to celebrate vinyl, pick up special releases, and see in-store performances. It is an event that bands and fans alike look forward to every year. This year, Read More …

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Editorial: A Year in Review

By The Tower Staff As another school year at Catholic University comes to a bittersweet close, students in all majors are both looking forward to beach days and looking back on fond memories shared with their classmates. It was a great year for the Cardinals in the field, in the classroom, and at the Hill, Read More …

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Op-ed: A Psychological Look at Empty Nesters

By Bo Williams, Class of 2018 When a child goes off to college, it is not simply returning to school after summer break. Whether it is going off to a four-year university or a junior college, it is an important transition into adulthood. Legally speaking, an adult is defined as anyone over 18 years old, Read More …

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Op-ed: It’s Not Easy Being Green

By Tim Jones, Luke Cocchi, Omer Qureshi, & Will Flood Earth Day is this upcoming Sunday, April 22nd. On this day, many of us in our campus community will take some sort of action to help our planet. Maybe we will plant a tree, maybe participate in a river clean up, or maybe even take Read More …

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Globe Trotters: Reflecting on a Semester Abroad

Keeli Otto ’20 I wish it was possible to pinpoint exactly which day abroad has been my favorite, however, each city and week brings a new excitement. For example, this past weekend I went to Montpellier, France. While on a walk to the beach, I saw flamingos! Sure it might not sound all that interesting, Read More …

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Globe Trotters: Hiking China’s “Hallelujah Mountains”

Austin Daily ’19 “I want to do something this weekend,” I said on a Friday morning, sitting in a classroom at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. With nothing planned for the weekend and most friends attending various countries around Asia I searched Google for flights for a new potential country to visit, but was hit Read More …

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Editorial: How to Win an SGA Election

By The Tower Staff The Tower would like to congratulate the “Representing Catholic You” ticket on its sweep victory in this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) elections. It was a well-run campaign, and it’s clear that the awareness efforts paid off to get students to vote. After this year’s election, a few themes have seemed Read More …

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Op-ed: Anti-American

By Duane Paul Murphy, Class of 2019 People often say that the United States of America is the greatest country in the world as of current modern history. They proclaim that the country is number one. Vocal chants of “USA! USA! USA!” rally up the civilian populace at or during sporting events and other varied Read More …

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