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Globetrotters: Costa Rica

Hola mae! My name is Lindsay Tufts and I am currently a Sophomore here at CUA. For this week’s edition of Globetrotters I am writing to you from Costa Rica, where I have been studying abroad since January 12th! Unfortunately, the sun has set on my time here and I am officially heading home for Read More …

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Farewell Letter from Jimmy & Weston

Dear Catholic University, Today is our last day serving as your student body president and vice president, which is an opportune time for a bittersweet moment of reflection on this past year. While we look fondly at the accomplishments of Student Government this year, pride is not our primary emotion: gratitude is. We are immensely Read More …

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Globetrotters: Catholic University Student Takes on Asia

By Brian Aberle Both of my older siblings were fortunate enough to study abroad in Italy when I was in high school. Hearing about their great life experiences made me interested in going abroad, not just for a short visit, but for long enough to develop an understanding of local culture no tourist could fully Read More …

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CUA Should Stop Procrastinating About Fairly Compensating Its Faculty

Dear CUA Current and Prospective Students and Their Parents – As a CUA alumnus, I have a great appreciation for much of what I learned and experienced at CUA many decades ago and as a result I have been considering sponsoring some of my grandchildren’s attendance at CUA. When I was a CUA undergraduate, I Read More …

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The Hazards of Living Off-Campus

By Jared Prenda Finally moving off campus is a rite of passage for most Catholic University students. There is no more signing in friends, kicking them out at midnight, risking being written up by RA’s and HSA’s. For many it is their first taste of adulthood, their first taste of true independence. Despite this, there Read More …

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Parish Goes Cashless for Tithing

By Lucas Parker “Credit or debit?” can now be heard during collection time at Sunday Mass. Tithing at St. Ambrose Parish in Boise, Idaho has taken a progressive turn, as ushers have been armed with PIN pads for rounding the pews, leaving the fraying wicker baskets behind. Pastor Fr. Ralph Maloney, “sick and tired” of Read More …

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Christians in Palestine: Why Are They Leaving?

Op-Ed Submitted by Adam Zeidan Next week, the Catholic University of America will receive a Christian from Palestine to speak on the state of Christianity in Palestine. I feel it necessary, as a Palestinian-American Christian, to make other students aware that this event may not be properly representative of the Palestinian Christian community and their Read More …

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Globetrotters: The Learning Curve of Studying Abroad in Ireland

By Maureen McGarry Before leaving for Ireland, I was beyond excited for my study abroad experience and all of the new opportunities I was going to have. Everyone told me what a fun time I was going to have, and how great my time abroad in Ireland would be. Don’t get me wrong, I am Read More …

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Op-Ed: Observations on the Faculty Assembly from Select SGA Representatives

By Jimmy Harrington, Weston Kirby, and Aaron O’Brien Mackisey As student leaders, we are called to stand up and speak out. As members of Student Government, we have never shied away from either. During a Special Session of the Student Government Association (SGA) Senate on March 4th, 2019, the Senate passed Resolution 014, “A Resolution Read More …

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Rap or Go to the League: A Review of 2 Chainz Fifth Studio Album

By Jared Prenda There has long been a stigma of the inner city that young men are born to either play professional sports, become a rapper, or die a trapper in the hood. Rapper 2 Chainz, born Tauheed Epps, has embodied all three aspects if this stigma at points in his life, but the title Read More …

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