Busch School’s Good Profit Conference Brings Charles Koch to Speak at Catholic

By Katie Ward Only at the Catholic University of America would students witness church leaders and business giants coming together to discuss how to improve society. The Good Profit: How Profitable Business Can be a Force for Good Conference, held in the Great Rooms in the Pryzbyla Center from October 4th-6th, was attended by over Read More …

New Budget Proposals Threaten Layoffs to Teaching Faculty

By Duane Paul Murphy The University is considering budget cuts for the 2018-2019 academic year that would include laying off professors and staff members and increased class sizes, according to four professors who have been briefed on the proposals. University Provost Andrew Abela has held meetings with professors last week to discuss the proposals. Though Read More …

SGA Begins Its Year with First Senate Meeting

By Jimmy Cassidy Catholic’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its first Senate meeting of the year on Monday, October 2nd in the Great Room of the Pryzbyla Center. The newly-elected 2017-2018 senators were officially sworn into office, and the first rounds of proposed legislation were offered and debated. Three resolutions were voted on and passed, Read More …

CUA Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Shows Resilience in First Tournament

By Jared Prenda This past weekend the Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, dubbed Bad Habit, had its first tournament of the year in Mercer County, New Jersey. The “Jersey Devil 6 Tournament” fielded both men’s and women’s teams, but the CUA team was a part of 18-team deep men’s field. For the rookies of the team Read More …

SGA Senate Election Results and Reaction

  By Katie Ward ’21 Class of 2018 Matthew Skros Alexa Schimp Class of 2019 Jimmy Harrington John Connolly Class of 2020 Weston Kirby Elise LaFleur Class of 2021 Sean O’Grady Alexandra Kilgore School of Architecture Sara Cangarlu Kelly Reed School of Arts and Sciences Cavan Hagerty Alexander Santana School of Business Nicholas Spinelli Kevin Walsh Read More …

The Sistine Chapel Choir Visits CUA!

By Brittany Young The Sistine Chapel Choir visited Catholic and the Basilica of the National Shrine for the first time in more than three decades on Wednesday, September 20th. The “Pope’s Choir” brought CUA students, faculty, D.C. residents, and some noteworthy politicians (including Newt Gingrich) together for a wonderful evening of choral music. The ethereal Read More …

CUA Football Upsets Utica for its First Win, 16-10

By Jared Prenda  The Catholic University of America football team pulled off an impressive victory over the Utica Pioneers this past Saturday at Cardinal Stadium. The 16-10 win was the team’s home opener, bringing their record to 1-1. The team was led by a staunch defensive effort, which was vital to stop a late 4th Read More …

Classical Concerts On & Off Campus

By Brittany Young Dear CUA students, By adding just one classical music performance to your calendars, you may discover a new sense of balance and cultural awareness amidst your busy academic schedules. The following events listed below are happening both on and off campus this fall. Those that are off campus are easily accessible via Read More …

Fox Loves Taco Opens Near CUA!

By Daniela Sol In the opposite corner of Brookland Pint, a new taco place has opened in the Arts Walk. “Fox Loves Tacos” is not like any ordinary taco place; its meatless menu is composed of a colorful mixture of vegetables making healthy eating fun and delicious. With bright aqua tables and plants in every Read More …

9/15 Editorial: Stay Informed!

From The Tower staff:  The last couple of weeks has reminded the Tower staff that students should keep themselves informed about the happenings of this university. We are constantly barraged with tweets, emails, and messages to our inboxes and minds, and some items of news inevitably slip through the mental cracks. It’s a great thing Read More …