Progress Made to Change Course Curriculum for the First Time in Years

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America is on the verge of major curriculum changes for the future incoming class of the 2018/2019 academic school year, which includes new concentrations and course requirements. Catholic students that are currently enrolled will not be affected and will continue to follow the current curriculum policies. This Read More …

Holocaust Survivor Shares Experiences, Advocates for Communication

By Duane Paul Murphy A Holocaust survivor visited Catholic to speak on campus this past Tuesday, October 10th at the Keane Auditorium in McGivney Hall to discuss his own personal experiences and how he survived the Auschwitz concentration camp, and advocate for more peaceful dialogue involving the current era’s global conflict. Irving Roth, 88, described 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 …

The Tower Elects 123rd Editor in Chief and Re-elects Managing Editor

By Duane Paul Murphy The Tower student newspaper elected a new set of editors last Thursday night to prepare for the end of the current Editor in Chief’s term for the 2016-2017 academic school year. The Editor in Chief and Managing Editor for the 2017-2018 school year were elected by a majority of The Tower’s Read More …

Statistics Regarding Catholic University Class of 2013 Released

By Duane Paul Murphy A new study highlights a correlation between higher education and family household income. The study was conducted by Stanford University’s Equality of Opportunity Project. The Upshot, a New York Times website which generates analysis and data about politics, policy, economics, and social issues, published the study in January of 2017 about Read More …

New Political Group Organizes at Catholic University

By: Duane Paul Murphy A minor third party is organizing at the Catholic University of America where the college youth wings of America’s two major parties have a dominate political presence on campus. The third party group is part of The American Solidarity Party, founded in 2011 by David Frost and the current chairman is Matthew Read More …

The Georgia Sixth

by Duane Paul Murphy While the Republican majority congress continues to push through its legislative agenda, one suburban congressional district in a Southern state is giving Democrats momentum for upcoming elections. Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, which is now vacant since Tom Price becoming Secretary Health and Human Services under the Trump administration, is going to Read More …