Men’s Swim and Dive Wins First Landmark Title

by Jared Prenda       The Catholic University of America men’s swimming and diving team captured their first Landmark Conference title in school history this past weekend. The team racked up 806 points over the course of the weekend, a staggering 220 points more than runner ups University of Scranton.       The Cardinals kicked off their Read More …

Day Without Immigrants in Brookland

Duane Paul Murphy Nationwide protests and boycotts called “Day Without Immigrants” took place last Thursday in response President Trump’s potential plans for policies to build a physical border wall along the country’s southern border with Mexico and deport millions of undocumented immigrants. In Washington, D.C., more than 50 restaurants were closed. In D.C.’s Northeast neighborhood Read More …

RIP Michael Novak: A Great Mind

by Charles Busch Class of 2018       On Friday, a giant in the Catholic intellectual community passed away. He was, of course, Michael Novak. Mr. Novak’s biography is extensive and impressive. He has advised presidents and popes, he has written over 50 books, he has taught at several leading universities, including our beloved Catholic University. Read More …

Black Student Alliance Hosts “The Black and White Tie Affair”

by KC Doman         The Catholic University of America’s Black Student Alliance will host a unifying event on Saturday, February 25th named “The Black and White Tie Affair” in the Pryzbyla Great Rooms. The event is being held in February, which is Black History Month, to showcase the various cultures of the students who make Read More …

Panel Held to Discuss Catholic Response to the Alt-Right

by Duane Paul Murphy       The Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies at the Catholic University of America hosted a small conference on the new political conservative movement, the alternative right, commonly called the alt-right. The event was held in Great Room C in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center on Thursday and was Read More …

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 …

Student Government Association Votes on Contentious Resolutions

BY: CARI FIRRIOLI At the Student Government Association meeting on Monday, the group did not vote to pass two resolutions, one regarding the formation of an LGBTQ group on campus and the other regarding the restrictions currently imposed on consensual sex between two people over the age of eighteen who are not married. The Student Read More …

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 …