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Tower Editorial

In 2013 a few hundred students, mainly from “right outside Philly” and a couple other towns, showed up on the CUA campus for orientation knowing nothing and nobody. They went to a few classes, complained about the food in the Pryz, changed their major two or four times, made, lost, and made some more friends, Read More …

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The Minimum Wage Gap 

         A widely recognized issue on campus is that of the disparity between DC minimum wage and the wage paid to student workers. The District’s $11.50 per hour towers high over the university’s $8.25. Many students wonder if the university has taken their rights as a “private institution” too far. From the Read More …

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Tower Editorial: Can’t Buy Our Love

No matter if you’re a student athlete or not, or if you’re in the Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics or the School of Music, you appreciate free cookies. No matter if you’re a politics, mathematics, studio art, or sociology major, you would definitely take a free cupcake if it were offered. Read More …

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Editorial 3/31/2017

Remember the 2016 election? How hyped up everyone got, how excited and dedicated people became? Well the Democrats and the Republicans ain’t got nothing on SGA. For those of you who don’t follow The Tower on Twitter or Instagram (@cuatower), a debate was hosted Monday night by CUA Debate Club, WCUA, and The Tower, in Read More …

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Tower Editorial: DC As a College Town

       Most students come to CUA looking to expand their interests, meet new people, and experience all the situations college sitcoms promise us. And maybe for a semester or two people will go to a few new club meetings and try a couple of different restaurants in a part of the city they haven’t been Read More …

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Tower Editorial: Don’t Do it for the Insta

       While welcoming students, faculty, and staff back to campus after a much-needed week of springtime rest, it is typical to get some of the same stories from many of our classmates. In the wake of midterms, many students chose to spend Spring Break vegetating at home, reading books and seeing movies, or heading down Read More …

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Tower Editorial 2/24/17

Spring is upon us, CU! Time to ditch the tights, switch to iced drinks instead of hot, and try to make CUAllies a university-recognized organization.  Again. But hey, at least they’re tenacious. While CUAllies trying to become an OCA-recognized organization is a tale as old as time, we’ll rehash it for the new kids anyways. Read More …

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Editorial 2/17/17

This one goes out to our seniors.        Since we wouldn’t be millenials if we didn’t complain, let’s start with a complaint. Where was our hundred-days party? Most other universities helped their seniors celebrate this milestone, trust me I know, I scrolled past all the Instagrams. drinking a bottle of wine off the Read More …

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Tower Editorial: Only the Cool Kids Remember Tuition Hikes

By Tower Staff  Another year, another tuition hike, is anyone surprised? Well, aside from the freshmen who didn’t realize exactly how much debt they were getting themselves into, most of us saw it coming.

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Editorial

By Tower Staff It’s easy to care about national politics, because that’s what we’re most widely exposed to. It pops up constantly in the form of CNN updates and Facebook videos. We sometimes forget that we live in the hub of it all.

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