Editorials

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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Shop Class as Soul Craft

  By President John Garvey After trading his executive office for a mechanic’s shop, Matthew Crawford explored the value of working with your hands and the integrity of the human worker in the 21st century in his book Shop Class as Soulcraft, reviewed by President John Garvey. -Katie Ward, Tower Staff Catholics sometimes have trouble Read More …

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Young Catholics: Rise Up!

By Sean O’Grady As students were preparing to return to school this past August, a horrific report was released by a grand jury in Pennsylvania, which cited evidence of decades of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests and details of widespread coverups by ranking members of clergy. Along with all concerned Catholics, I immediately Read More …

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Honoring Catholic University’s Fallen Soldiers

By Luke Cocci  At The Catholic University of America we are the children of two nations, the Catholic Church and the United States. These two nations have dedicated themselves to improving the future, while always keeping the past in mind. These two nations are ingrained in our core identity. It is in this spirit that Read More …

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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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