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How to Cope: New Restrictions Due to COVID-19

Photo Courtesy of the University of Utah By Renee Rasmussen As we all continue to adapt to the changing world around us, we also may be struggling to adapt to the new restrictions put in place due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Although quarantine has been lifted and the country is slowly opening up, the Read More …

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How to Cope: Anxiety and COVID-19

Photo Courtesy of Harvard Health By Renee Rasmussen It’s easy to say that 2020 was not what the world expected it to be. Between increased political tensions, a worldwide pandemic, and protests and riots around the United States, this year has been one of constant change and adversity.  Although we all cautiously watch as America Read More …

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A Few Words from the Class of 2020

By Theresa Whitfield Senior farewell by Tower editors Emily Prendergast, Jared Prenda, Jamie Franc, Class of 2020 The class of 2020 experienced a lot as a class. From our first week at Catholic U with our “doors opening,” to forming vigilante gangs to hunt the clowns spotted on campus freshman year, to ending our tenure Read More …

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Ways to Thrive During Quarantine: Art Edition

Courtesy of WebStockReview By Renee Rasmussen  While summer is almost here and the weather is beginning to warm up, much of the country is still enforcing stay-at-home orders. While it may feel as though you have exhausted every form of entertainment, and cleaned every part of your house, there are still some things left to Read More …

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This Week in Tower History

The “This Week in Tower History” column will collect relevant, historical, or humorous excerpts from any past editions of The Tower’s 97-year-existence. Compiled weekly by Tower editors. 10 Years Ago – April 23, 2010 A front-page article headlined “O’Connell Bids Farewell to Catholic University” included Rev. David O’Connell’s advice to the next university president, who Read More …

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Ways to Thrive During Quarantine: Staying in Touch

This article is part of a series in response to the SARS-CoV-2 quarantine. Read Renee’s other articles in the series here. By Renee Rasmussen  Although the country has begun to open, most states are still enforcing stay-at-home orders. During this time of uncertainty, it is important to stay in contact with the people we love. Read More …

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Ways to Thrive During Quarantine: Entertainment Besides Netflix

This article is part of a series in response to the SARS-CoV-2 quarantine. Read Renee’s other articles in the series here. By Renee Rasmussen  Another week has come and gone, but quarantine restrictions are still in place. While you may be beginning to feel cabin-fever and running out of things to do to fill the Read More …

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Ways to Thrive During Quarantine: Health of Body and Mind

This article is part of a series in response to the SARS-CoV-2 quarantine. Read Renee’s other articles in the series here. By Renee Rasmussen  With social distancing restrictions still in place, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the changes in your routine, and the abundance of free time to fill. While online classes may take Read More …

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Isolation: A Surprising, But Welcome, Lenten Sacrifice

By Aidan McIntosh Is there any other part of the Christian Liturgical Year that’s more exciting and powerful than Lent? With its placement in the Roman Rite’s calendar, Lent serves as a bridge in between two seasons of ordinary time; the first after Epiphany and the second after Pentecost. Through Lent, we can grow stronger Read More …

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This Week in Tower History

The “This Week in Tower History” column will collect relevant, historical, or humorous excerpts from any past editions of The Tower’s 97-year-existence. Compiled weekly by Tower editors. March 26, 2010  SGA (then called SAGA) started its CUA Express service A front-page article about the challenging job market started with “The current economic climate is one Read More …

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