Editorials

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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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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How I Learned to Be a Critical Reader, An Open Letter to the Editors of the Tower

To Whom it May Concern on the Editorial Staff of The Tower:       I would address this letter to your readers, but I’m not sure you have many readers now that you no longer print and are clearly in need of a marketing manager.

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Tower Editorial: Open for Business

$47 million is a large sum. Almost twice as large as the donation that ended up becoming the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, the student hub for the University. This donation was made by a group of people, but the largest contribution is that of the Busch Family, totalling $15 million. The bulk of the money Read More …

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Tower Editorial: Intern or Die Trying

Collectively, we at The Tower have spent more time searching for and applying to internships this semester than we care to admit. If you’re in the same boat and internships have you struggling, we feel your pain. If you’re like us, you have applied to an endless list of major companies that have the perfect Read More …

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Tower Editorial – Tuition Free Day: We Get It

A recent trend among colleges across the U.S. is the idea of a “Tuition Free Day” acknowledging the date when the money gained from tuition runs out, and the remainder of the semester is funded by donations and endowments. The Catholic University of America, our proud institution, celebrated this day by reminding us each that Read More …

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