Uni Fuses Old and New Rock Sounds

By Iain Higgins Stepping into Slash Run, a small bar and burger joint on Upshur Street in Northwest, I immediately began looking for a passage to another room. Stairs, a door, anything- but I didn’t find it. That’s because, even more so than Black Cat or DC9, Slash Run thrives on intimacy. In this bar, Read More …

Catholic Hangs Tough at University of Maryland, 76-59

By Jimmy Cassidy  The Catholic University men’s basketball team took a break from studying on its first night of final exams and traveled just over six miles to take on the Division I opponent Maryland Terrapins. Going into the game, ESPN’s Basketball Power Index gave the Division III Cardinals a slim 0.1% chance of defeating Read More …

Jay-Z Puts on a Show at Capitol One Arena

By Daniela Sol  Taking the stage with the power and swagger only the legendary rapper can, Jay-Z performed Wednesday, November 29th at the Capital One Arena. The stage consisted of a simple set-up: a squared platform right down the middle of the arena with four giant screens that moved throughout the whole concert. Although the Read More …

Catholic University Introduces New Intelligence Studies Program

By Alex Santana The Catholic University of America’s new Certificate in Intelligence Studies is an exciting program for Catholic University students interested in pursuing careers in the U.S. Intelligence industry. Directed by visiting politics Professor Nicholas Dujmovic, the Intelligence Studies program was approved last spring by Catholic University’s Academic Senate and requires six courses for Read More …

SGA Senate Proposes Increases to Fitness Center Hours, Student Worker Minimum Wages

By Jimmy Cassidy Catholic’s Student Government Association (SGA) discussed two proposals involving the Kane Fitness Center hours and student workers’ wages in its third Senate meeting of the year on Monday, November 6th in the Pryzbyla Great Room. The first proposed resolution came from Weston Kirby, John Connolly, and Sean O’Grady, SGA Senators, and it Read More …

The Tower – November 3, 2017

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #9 In this week’s edition: Multiple cases of Mumps disease confirmed on campus Changes in Title IX policy explained in Town Hall Senior Sarah Williams runs Marine Corps Marathon Editorial: ‘Tis NOT the Season Sports: The Curse is Broken! Football gets elusive 4th win A&E: DC’s looking 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 …

Construction on Campus

By Paige Wearmouth Beginning late in the spring semester and continuing throughout the summer, several buildings and outdoor areas of the University’s campus underwent construction. A large portion of the summer improvements took place in Centennial Village. Fresh landscaping, re-paved sidewalks and entrance ways, and a new fountain were installed within the village circle. In Read More …