Editorials

CUA Tries the 40-Day Challenge

By Tower Staff Happy beginning of Lent from the Tower staff— and apologies to those of you who had to give up Valentine’s Day sweets for the day’s fast (Exactly how many candy hearts equals one “small meal”? We’ve all wondered.) It’s so easy to see that Lent has begun on campus at the Catholic Read More …

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Where’s Your Winter Olympic Spirit?

By the Tower Staff The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are quickly approaching as spectators and participants arrive this week to compete and watch in the Games. However, on campus here at the Catholic University of America, there seems to be a lack of awareness or enthusiasm from our own university community, especially Read More …

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State of the Campus

Fellow Cardinals. The current state of our own campus is at a tipping point. Almost eight years after one of the worst financial crises since the Great Depression, our university community is starting to become stronger than ever. However, many problems exist within these historic grounds. If we fail to act now or soon, we Read More …

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How Far Will $6 Million Go?

By The Tower Staff The announcement of a large donation and new or renovated building on campus is becoming the new norm here at CUA. The new business school in Maloney Hall, now the Tim & Steph Busch School of Business and Economics, and Murphy’s Bar & Grill in the Pryz are two of the Read More …

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Editorial: Did you REALLY hear us, Pryz?

From the Tower Staff At the beginning of this semester, the Pryz Student Restaurant hours changed again. For those of you who fell victim to the lack of communication from Dining Services, here are the new hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 AM-10 PM, Friday 7:30 AM-8 PM, Saturday 8:30 AM-8 PM, Sunday 8:30 AM-10 PM. For upperclassmen Read More …

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Staff Editorial: Let’s Try Giving and Not Taking

  Can you say entitled? These Catholic University(?)  students stole this sign from my yard near campus. She says, "I want that", he takes it. @cuatower @catholicuniv pic.twitter.com/UIoeojis77 — Tim P-R (@timpr_atl) December 5, 2017 By The Tower Staff This past week, The Tower was tagged in a video on Twitter showing a college-aged male steal Read More …

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Unsolicited Advice to Freshmen

By The Tower Staff Dear bright eyes and excited hearts who have started a new chapter in their lives, Congratulations on almost making it through your first semester of college. Enjoy what you are doing right now because before you know it, you will be packing up your first dorm room and moving back home Read More …

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‘Tis Not the Season

By The Tower Staff Only days after college students across the country recovered from their Halloweekend hangovers, America moved on to bigger and better holidays. Ignoring tender memories of families gathered around a dining room table laden with twenty pounds of turkey and mashed potatoes, everyone is focusing on the only upcoming holiday that apparently Read More …

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First World Problems on Campus

By The Tower Staff Students had a particularly rough Monday this week after buildings across campus had their water shut off. At 4:30 PM Monday afternoon, University Communications sent out an email to the student body saying that the water in the Pryzbyla Student Center, Columbus Law School, Centennial Village, Ryan Hall, Regan Hall, and Read More …

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Saving Money, But Not Students?

By The Tower Staff The Tower reported last week that the University is considering changes to the budget that would potentially lead to lay offs of faculty here at Catholic, from the adjunct level to tenured status. These budget proposals are very much still in the works, but based on the feedback we received from Read More …

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