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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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Street Sense Media Share Stories of Homeless People

By Kat Kaderabek Organizations such as Street Sense Media are working towards ending homelessness in the greater D.C. area through various events and media platforms. Street Sense is a non-profit organization which employs those suffering from homelessness to tell their own stories and experiences through the selling of their newspaper. The organization believes “that while Read More …

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The Power of Friendship

By Beth McElhiney Coming to college, I never expected to make such a deep connection. I had no idea the impact that Best Buddies would have on my life. Best Buddies is an organization that fosters friendships between CUA students and those in our community with physical or developmental disabilities. I joined the club during Read More …

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Globe Trotters: Life in Galway

Filliben, middle, with classmate Dom Watts, left, and German student Simon Langue, right. By Ryan Filliben When people hear that you’re an American while abroad, and it’ll probably be obvious because our accents are pretty distinct, chances are that they’ll ask you about Trump. That’s the first thing I learned when I came to Galway, Read More …

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Op-Ed: University Needs Higher Minimum Wage

By Joel Desmarais The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that those with a bachelor’s degree earn about $1,173 a week while those without a bachelor’s degree only earn about $712 per week. Very few dispute the value of higher education, however, with tuition costs rising, it falls to parents and students in order to Read More …

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Sunday in the Park with Legally Blonde

By Hailey Ibberson Catholic University students rolled their car windows down as they made their to Mitchell Park last weekend to promote the Rome School of Music, Art, and Drama’s upcoming production of Legally Blonde. Legally Blonde has been in rehearsal for about four weeks now, but the cast took a small hiatus from their Read More …

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The Danger of the Men’s Rights Movement

By Rachel Stevens It is not a scary time to be a young male in America. It is a terrifying time to be a woman. The men’s rights movement has gained a considerable amount of traction in recent years, and it needs to be stopped. Feminism is the movement for the advocacy of women’s rights Read More …

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