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Staff Editorial: Let’s Try Giving and Not Taking

  Can you say entitled? These Catholic University(?)  students stole this sign from my yard near campus. She says, "I want that", he takes it. @cuatower @catholicuniv pic.twitter.com/UIoeojis77 — Tim P-R (@timpr_atl) December 5, 2017 By The Tower Staff This past week, The Tower was tagged in a video on Twitter showing a college-aged male steal Read More …

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Quill Feature: SGA Follows Catholic Roots with “Catholic Values Task Force”

By: Contributor Alycia Monaco ’18 When Brianna Howard and John Paul Weiss ran for president and vice-president of the Student Government Association at The Catholic University of America they went all-in. Fliers in a red, white, and blue scheme with bold letters that said “Howard/Weiss” appeared on social media and were handed out in the Read More …

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Quill Op-ed Feature: Group of Women Form New Conservative Group at Catholic

By: Contributor Catherine Olohan ’19 On Wednesday, students grabbing lunch at the Pryzbyla Center at the Catholic University of America were greeted with a hot pink display at one of the tables. A poster stated the name of the organization: NeW, Network of Enlightened Women. It’s a new club on campus and one that has Read More …

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Globe Trotters: Experiencing the Joy of Pope Francis

By William Deatherage, Class of 2020 Greetings and salutations from the land of Europe! If you have ever considered studying abroad but worry about missing opportunities, let me be the first to assure you that there are plenty of amazing activities and events to engage in at the Catholic University of America Rome Campus. I Read More …

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Unsolicited Advice to Freshmen

By The Tower Staff Dear bright eyes and excited hearts who have started a new chapter in their lives, Congratulations on almost making it through your first semester of college. Enjoy what you are doing right now because before you know it, you will be packing up your first dorm room and moving back home Read More …

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‘Tis Not the Season

By The Tower Staff Only days after college students across the country recovered from their Halloweekend hangovers, America moved on to bigger and better holidays. Ignoring tender memories of families gathered around a dining room table laden with twenty pounds of turkey and mashed potatoes, everyone is focusing on the only upcoming holiday that apparently Read More …

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First World Problems on Campus

By The Tower Staff Students had a particularly rough Monday this week after buildings across campus had their water shut off. At 4:30 PM Monday afternoon, University Communications sent out an email to the student body saying that the water in the Pryzbyla Student Center, Columbus Law School, Centennial Village, Ryan Hall, Regan Hall, and Read More …

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Saving Money, But Not Students?

By The Tower Staff The Tower reported last week that the University is considering changes to the budget that would potentially lead to lay offs of faculty here at Catholic, from the adjunct level to tenured status. These budget proposals are very much still in the works, but based on the feedback we received from Read More …

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One Nation, Under the Kochs

Guest Commentary by Katie Ward, Class of 2021 Billionaire Charles Koch is not known for being a friend of the Catholic Church, so why are his recent donations changing the business school’s curriculum, and his recent publications getting him a three-day conference at the school? Koch is well-known for being a leader of the national Read More …

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St. Francis, An Instrument of God

By Tom Dompkowski We all hopefully know the prayer of St. Francis, but do we really know the man whose name is attached to this beautiful hymn? Countless books have been written about him. Religious orders and churches bear his name. Our pope even has his name! But why am I, a freshman from New Read More …

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