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Tower Tunes: What’s New in Music

By Angela Hickey Numerous heavy hitters debuted in the music industry this past month! To start off, Post Malone released his new album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, combining his personal style with many other influential and well-known artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott, SZA, and many more. He teased his album with the release of his Read More …

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The Netflix Effect

Op-ed by Angela Hickey With the digital age bringing new improvements to television as we know it, including streaming services, none are as popular and well known as Netflix. Now, Netflix is going through some serious changes.  Whether your favorite shows are being given the boot (RIP The Office) or your Disney fix is becoming Read More …

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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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