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Future Justice Gorsuch

by Stephen Calandrino On February 13th, 2016, America lost one of the Constitution’s fiercest defenders, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.  Appointed to the Supreme Court by Ronald Reagan in 1986, Justice Scalia claimed his place in history as, to quote his colleague Justice Elena Kagan, “one of the most important Supreme Court justices ever, and Read More …

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A Face of CUA

by Weston Kirby I am a Korean, Italian, Irish, and French American. But the words we use to define ourselves should not be the only measure of what makes us unique. If our individual diversity is solely what we pride ourselves on, then we are not being honest. If we follow in the footsteps of Read More …

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Tomorrow Starts Today

by Andrew Elder        Basira and I had a long and intuitive discussion about running for SGA President and Vice President. It came with several hours of talk with our families and several of our closests friends. After giving it a couple of days, we decided we would run together. We ran together under our Read More …

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Tower Editorial: DC As a College Town

       Most students come to CUA looking to expand their interests, meet new people, and experience all the situations college sitcoms promise us. And maybe for a semester or two people will go to a few new club meetings and try a couple of different restaurants in a part of the city they haven’t been Read More …

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Tower Editorial: Don’t Do it for the Insta

       While welcoming students, faculty, and staff back to campus after a much-needed week of springtime rest, it is typical to get some of the same stories from many of our classmates. In the wake of midterms, many students chose to spend Spring Break vegetating at home, reading books and seeing movies, or heading down Read More …

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To the Left: Preventative Care is Key to Health

by Duane Paul Murphy         As this Republican majority Congress and White House debate and prepare for the impending deterrence as well as the gradual repeal and replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, we always tend to discuss the costs and accessibilities of healthcare. As an American Leftist, I would Read More …

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RIP Michael Novak: A Great Mind

by Charles Busch Class of 2018       On Friday, a giant in the Catholic intellectual community passed away. He was, of course, Michael Novak. Mr. Novak’s biography is extensive and impressive. He has advised presidents and popes, he has written over 50 books, he has taught at several leading universities, including our beloved Catholic University. Read More …

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To the Left: Economic Democracy for All People

 By Duane Paul Murphy Lately in the news, we, the American public, have been hearing about the gradual decay or delicate balance of our democracy and our republic due to the state of President Trump’s executive administration as well as Republican majority rule over the majority of states, including in the Heartland, the Southwest and Read More …

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Teddy

by Luke Cocchi Class of 2019         “Oh you’re a politics major! Who’s your favorite President?” I have no doubt that if I have heard this question at least five or six than so does everyone else in my school. In all honesty for the longest time I had no true answer to it. I Read More …

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Tower Editorial 2/24/17

Spring is upon us, CU! Time to ditch the tights, switch to iced drinks instead of hot, and try to make CUAllies a university-recognized organization.  Again. But hey, at least they’re tenacious. While CUAllies trying to become an OCA-recognized organization is a tale as old as time, we’ll rehash it for the new kids anyways. Read More …

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