Editorials

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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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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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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Republicans are United by the Confirmation Battle

By Nick Swanson Anti-Kavanaugh protesters’ ugly showing of hate was on full display this past week. At the Capitol over the weekend, protesters yelled “shame” at me and others supporting Kavanaugh. They called female supporters of Kavanaugh the most vile names imaginable. They spit on Kavanaugh supporters. They said things so despicable they should never be Read More …

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Mother Church: What is our Role?

By Francisco Flores-Pourrat The Sunday after the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report was published  mentioned my own Archbishop Cardinal Wuerl 200 times, is a Sunday I cannot forget even though I try.  My parish, St. Raphael in Rockville, Maryland is my parish and is one of the biggest parishes in Maryland. Our church holds around 400 Read More …

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Combination of the Music, Art, and Drama Departments under Dean Leary-Warsaw

By Katarina Ivancik This past June, Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw was appointed as dean of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, Art after a dramatic process of academic renewal in spring 2018. One month into the academic year, Leary-Warsaw is currently overseeing the new and exciting collaborations between the departments.  An example is the upcoming Read More …

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Secretary of Defense Speaks to Catholic University ROTC Students

By Theresa Whitfield On Friday, September 21st, each branch of the military came together at the Pentagon to honor the families of Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action, and to remind us that we will never stop fighting for these individuals. This ceremony stood as a true testament to the beauty and cohesion Read More …

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Catholic University Hosts Navy ROTC Students

By Theresa Whitfield It marks the beginning of a new era as the University begins to host Navy and Marine Option midshipmen for the first time ever. For some time now, Catholic University has been absent of any new classes of midshipmen. But this year, a small but proud group of three freshman pave the Read More …

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The Beginning of the End or The End of the Beginning?

By Bridie Bryant As I look at a calendar, my mind is captured by racing thoughts. I am a senior. Like many soon to be college graduates, there are huge dilemmas I will face in the next 10 months. Do I follow my own dream and live with the consequences of possibly losing everything or Read More …

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