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Remembering George H.W Bush

By Alex Santana The United States lost a member of the greatest generation, its 41st President, and a man respected by many on both sides of the political aisle for his character and integrity on November 30, 2018. President George Herbert Walker Bush passed away at the age of 94 in his home in Houston, Read More …

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CUA’s CenterStage Theatre Company: Starting A Conversation About Women in STEM

By Hailey Ibberson The STEM fields face an unfortunate unequal ratio of men to women. I went to an all-girls, STEM school for four years before coming to CUA. This means I spent four years witnessing the brilliance of women and the strength of character they maintain through the hardships they inevitably face. I have Read More …

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Globe Trotters: From the Trevi Fountain to Skydiving

By Meghan Crawford Four years ago, I threw a coin into the Trevi Fountain. As the old adage says, if you throw a coin in the Trevi, you will come back to Rome. And it was true; I returned to Rome. Since my arrival here on August 24th, Rome has become my second home. The Read More …

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Dance: A Poem to Help You Be Less Stressed This Finals Season

By Georgi Nigro Freedom. All of the bottled up emotions, All of the feelings, That I keep inside, Sitting as a burden in my chest, Is uplifted and removed, When the music begins and my body begins to flow, Starting the engine inside me, Inhaling its air, Exhaling the worries, The stress that consumes me, Read More …

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Op-Ed: Island Lost to the Faithful

By Duane Paul Murphy In late November of 2018, a young 26 year-old American Christian missionary named John Allen Chau was killed by a isolated group of uncontacted native indigenous peoples known as the Sentinelese who live on North Sentinel Island in the Indian Ocean. Before his murder, Chau paid several local Indian fishermen to Read More …

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Globe Trotters: Making Friends Abroad

By Michela Caffrey On September 3rd I departed Boston for London, England to study at Saint Mary’s University for four months. I was excited, extremely nervous, and really did not know what to expect. Before even arriving in England, I thought that this semester was going to be all about traveling and visiting new countries. Read More …

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Globetrotters: Finding a Home in Dublin

By Liz Shoemaker “We treat you like our own,” was one of the first things my host mom said to me. In retrospect, maybe that was the moment I should have realized that I was going to find a real home in Dublin, but standing in my host family’s kitchen on that first day here, Read More …

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Remembering Dan Midwinter: A Message from Dan’s Disney Friend

By Katie O’Neil Dan was the happiest, most positive person I have ever met. I never once saw him down in the dumps. He made you feel better whenever he could and he would always keep your conversation positive. If you were sad, he would talk about something you love. Dan and I met through Read More …

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Queers and Allies, Please Stop!

By Alex Huntley Queers and allies, please stop. Stop pretending that everything is okay at this university, that not being allowed to be an official club is okay, because it is not. It is homophobic and discriminatory. Have enough self-respect to stand up against this injustice and discrimination, because you should be treated equally and Read More …

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Catch of the Day: Maryland Blue Crab

By Arthur Dedoulis and Elizabeth Plaza For youtube video, click HERE. 

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