CU next semester, CU!

In this issue: Opening this fall: Murphy’s to Serve as On-Campus Bar The Tower Elects 123rd Editor in Chief and Re-elects Managing Editor Senior Art Exhibition 2nd Annual Student Organization Awards Goodbyes From the Class of 2017 Macbeth Creeps into Hartke Theatre Softball Secures Playoff Spot Globe Trotters: A Story from Cape Town The Tower‘s Tips Read More …

March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, CU!   In this issue: Students Announce Candidacy for Student Body President and Vice President Student Government Association Votes on Resolutions and Bills Catholic University Closes in Response to Winter Storm Stella Heaven at The Barber of Hell’s Bottom What to Watch: The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital Tower Editorial: Don’t Read More …

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 …

Baseball Wins Spring Break Double Header 

by Jared Prenda        The Catholic University of America Baseball team had an impressive showing over spring break, going a phenomenal 9-1 during the team’s Spring Break excursion in Myrtle Beach, SC. The team entered the week with a strong 3-1 record, outscoring their opponents a combined 35-11. The team looked to continue their success into Read More …

Tickets for Student Government Association President and Vice President Announced

by Justin Smith        The election of next year’s Student Government Association Executive Board will occur on April 5, 2017. At the time of publishing, three presidential and vice presidential tickets have announced their candidacy.       The first ticket to publicize their campaign consisted of junior politics major Andrew Elder running for president and vice Read More …

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 …

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 …

Women’s Soccer Scores Late to Defeat Frostburg, 2-1

By Jimmy Cassidy  In their first home game of the 2016 season, Catholic University’s women’s soccer team scored a 90th minute goal to secure a 2-1 victory over Frostburg State on Sunday, September 4th. The late-game winner came from freshman midfielder Olivia Perez, who got a shot off after a pass came into the box Read More …