Editorials

Op-ed: An Alum Perspective on the University

 By an Anonymous Alum When deciding between which college to attend, I weighed a lot of factors—price, location, ability to help me get a job, and quality of professors and programs. At Catholic University, I found all of these in addition to that “at-home feeling” that your family tells you about. I knew that I Read More …

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Editorial: Farewell to the CUA Class of 2018

By The Tower Staff With college being a time when you learn and grow, and open and close so many doors, the class of 2018 has lived through a hell of a lot of moments. Let’s begin with our beautiful LCs, which started at 9:10 AM Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. What the heck was that? Read More …

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Op-ed: Record Store Day in a Digital Age

By Liz Shoemaker, Class of 2020 April 21st, 2018 was the eleventh annual “Record Store Day.” It is a day where music lovers flock to the record stores to celebrate vinyl, pick up special releases, and see in-store performances. It is an event that bands and fans alike look forward to every year. This year, Read More …

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Editorial: A Year in Review

By The Tower Staff As another school year at Catholic University comes to a bittersweet close, students in all majors are both looking forward to beach days and looking back on fond memories shared with their classmates. It was a great year for the Cardinals in the field, in the classroom, and at the Hill, Read More …

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Op-ed: A Psychological Look at Empty Nesters

By Bo Williams, Class of 2018 When a child goes off to college, it is not simply returning to school after summer break. Whether it is going off to a four-year university or a junior college, it is an important transition into adulthood. Legally speaking, an adult is defined as anyone over 18 years old, Read More …

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Op-ed: It’s Not Easy Being Green

By Tim Jones, Luke Cocchi, Omer Qureshi, & Will Flood Earth Day is this upcoming Sunday, April 22nd. On this day, many of us in our campus community will take some sort of action to help our planet. Maybe we will plant a tree, maybe participate in a river clean up, or maybe even take Read More …

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Editorial: How to Win an SGA Election

By The Tower Staff The Tower would like to congratulate the “Representing Catholic You” ticket on its sweep victory in this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) elections. It was a well-run campaign, and it’s clear that the awareness efforts paid off to get students to vote. After this year’s election, a few themes have seemed Read More …

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Op-ed: Representing Catholic You

  By Weston Kirby, Class of 2020 The Representing Catholic You campaign represents a ticket for the Student Government Association executive that is not only experienced and prepared, but which also has a proven track record of caring for the students and a drive to unite CUA. The age of the SGA political parties is Read More …

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Editorial Neutrality

  By The Tower Staff The Tower’s editorial has been at the forefront of speaking up for ordinary Cardinals as an independent voice in student journalism since its very beginning in the fall of 1922. Unlike traditional mainstream print news outlets, in which the collective opinions of editorial board members endorse an individual candidate running Read More …

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Op-ed: Smith-Maser – The Outsiders in the Race

 By Justin Smith, Class of 2019 In the three years that SGA has existed, there has been a common trend with those who run for student body President and Vice President. More often than not, the candidates for the SGA Executive have served in either the SGA Senate or some other student government position. It’s Read More …

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