Student Government Association Holds Meeting and Changes Bylaws

by Rachel Gallagher          The Catholic University of America’s Student Government Association hosted another meeting Monday night, voting to pass four pieces of legislation: three resolutions and a bill. Among the legislation passed was Bill 002 proposed by Senator Jimmy Harrington containing changes to the Student Government Association’s Bylaws.         “I have been in Read More …

Heaven at The Barber of Hell’s Bottom

by Piero J Filpi          Before the Civil War, the area located near 8th Street NE and P was referred to as “Hell’s Bottom.” Similar to Daredevil’s rendition of Hell’s Kitchen in New York, the D.C. area was riddled with crime throughout the 1850’s and 1860’s. Walking into the Barber of Hell’s Bottom, a Read More …

The Hidden Fees of Graduation at The Catholic University of America

by Paige Wearmouth For most undergraduate seniors, recent preparation for graduation exercises have included purchasing caps and gowns, taking senior portraits, and buying tickets for senior week events. While some of these costs are optional, such as photos and senior week tickets, each and every graduating senior was charged an additional graduation fee of $150 Read More …

CUA on Tap: “Gay and Catholic”

by Rachel Gallagher The latest CUA on Tap event hosted author Eve Tushnet for an event titled, “Gay and Catholic: Accepting my Sexuality, Finding Community, Living my Faith.” Students filled the Edward J. Pryzbyla Great Room to hear Tushnet talk about the ways in which members of the LGBT community can navigate their faith as Read More …

Catholic University Students Voice Concerns to President Garvey at Town Hall

By: Sarah Donofrio The Student Government Association held its annual Town Hall with President John Garvey on Wednesday night in the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center in order to address student concerns. After discussing various aspects of the university’s master plan and enrollment details, President Garvey answered questions submitted before the event by students before giving Read More …

Baseball Cruises in Season Opener

by Jared Prenda The CUA Baseball team had a dominant showing in their 14-1 blowout victory over St.  Mary’s College in Maryland in the Tuesday, February 21 season opener. The Cardinals look to improve heavily upon last seasons .513 win percentage (20-19 overall record). They looked to be in good form, only surrendering 1 run Read More …

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 …