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An Open Letter to CUA by a member of the Class of 2017

When I was young, I collected snowglobes. My father used to call them “miniature worlds in glass.” I thought this was fascinating. What is even more astounding is how you, CUA, are a perfect little snowglobe; I could not have asked or prayed for anything more. Through good times and bad, through laughter and tears, Read More …

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A Free and Open Society for All

Duane Paul Murphy, Class of 2019 As a self-describe leftist, individual freedoms and liberties as well as social equality, representation, and justice are the primary principles and goals in order to have a nation with liberty and justice for all of the citizenry. These values and objectives include the freedom to believe and worship any Read More …

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Tower Editorial

In 2013 a few hundred students, mainly from “right outside Philly” and a couple other towns, showed up on the CUA campus for orientation knowing nothing and nobody. They went to a few classes, complained about the food in the Pryz, changed their major two or four times, made, lost, and made some more friends, Read More …

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The Minimum Wage Gap 

         A widely recognized issue on campus is that of the disparity between DC minimum wage and the wage paid to student workers. The District’s $11.50 per hour towers high over the university’s $8.25. Many students wonder if the university has taken their rights as a “private institution” too far. From the Read More …

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Poem 

by Alex Huntley, Class of 2019 what’s the point of existence when I’m pitted against the resistance mud sucks up to my knees I slipped down the rabbit hole in a squeeze darkness crushed me under too far down to hear the thunder away from a three dimensional world a new form of depth unfurled Read More …

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Let’s Save Our Planet Earth and Its People

by Duane Paul Murphy, Class of 2019         As Earth Day, which is going to be on April 22nd, approaches towards the global general public once again, we need to act and think bolder for the sake of our future generations in order to have a sustainable, blue and green terrestrial planet Read More …

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The Venerable Latin Diploma

Charles Busch, Class of 2018 “Tradition is the soul of a college.” At least that is what was written in this paper in 1930 in response to a student movement regarding the language of diplomas at Catholic University. From our founding, all degrees were issued in the tongue of both Church and academia, the timeless Read More …

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The Red Millennials: The Kids Are All Leftish

by Duane Paul Murphy According to a recent Harvard University survey from 2016, 51% of young adults between the ages of 18 and 29 who were polled do not support capitalism. 42% of those young adults support the free market oriented economic system. 46% of the young adults that were polled in survey contained positive Read More …

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Tower Editorial: Can’t Buy Our Love

No matter if you’re a student athlete or not, or if you’re in the Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics or the School of Music, you appreciate free cookies. No matter if you’re a politics, mathematics, studio art, or sociology major, you would definitely take a free cupcake if it were offered. Read More …

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Science of Gender Ideology

by Daniel P. Riordan, Class of 2018          It is no secret that the American political left is captivated by gender ideology. Its supporters will call it “Gender Theory”, but that name is untrue. For it to be a ‘theory’ it would have to be at the very least a coherent supposition, but it is Read More …

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