Interview: CU Alum John Carroll Lynch Discusses Life, Faith, and New Movie

By: Jimmy Cassidy John Carroll Lynch has been an Italian-American barber in Gran Torino, a prime murder suspect in Zodiac, President Lyndon B. Johnson in Jackie, and even a serial-killing clown in American Horror Story, but before that, he starred at Catholic’s Hartke Theater. For the first time in the actor’s lengthy career, he takes Read More …

Nobel Prize Winner Gives a Lecture at CUA Biology Symposium

By Makenzie Winter Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine, Dr. Louis Ignarro, spoke at the Catholic University of America Biology Symposium last week about his work on nitric oxide and finding one’s passion. For students, Ignarro stresses the importance of choosing an area of study that one is passionate about. “You’ve got to find something you Read More …

SEASON PREVIEW: CUA Men’s Soccer Looks to Bounce Back in 2017

By Jimmy Cassidy  For the Catholic University men’s soccer program, the 2016 season was not particularly memorable. The Cardinals fell out of the top four of the Landmark Conference standings and failed to qualify for the conference tournament for the first time since 2007. After finishing with a 6-11-1 overall record with just one win 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 …

CUA Baseball Falls Short at Stevenson

By Jimmy Cassidy  A late-inning rally was not enough for the Catholic University baseball team on Wednesday, April 5th, as the Cardinals fell to local non-conference foe Stevenson University, 5-4. The Cards plated 3 runs in the top of the 8th inning in the contest to lessen the deficit to just one run, but were Read More …

Men’s Basketball Wins Conference Opener, Now 5-1

By Jimmy Cassidy  The men’s basketball team at Catholic University began its defense of the Landmark Conference crown on Saturday, December 3rd, with a win over the Rangers of Drew University, 84-81. In a game that featured 9 ties and 14 lead changes, the Cardinals were the ones to come out on top in front Read More …

CUA Men’s Basketball Takes on Notre Dame in Memorable Season Opener

By Jimmy Cassidy  For its season-opening exhibition game, the men’s basketball team at Catholic University traveled to Notre Dame, Indiana to take on the Fighting Irish on Monday, November 7th. The contest featured a successful Division III team in Catholic and a Fighting Irish team that has reached the past two Elite 8s of the Read More …

CUA Football Falls Just Short to Conference Favorite

By Jimmy Cassidy  With less than a minute to play in the game, a radio play-by-play commentator in the Cardinal Stadium press box conceded “I’ll be honest here, the Washington & Lee Generals do not deserve to win this game, but they’re about to.” That was the unfortunate story for the Catholic University football team Read More …

CUA Field Hockey Wins Conference Opener, 4-1

By Jimmy Cassidy The field hockey team at the Catholic University of America began their defense of their Landmark Conference championship in strong fashion on Saturday, September 24th, with a 4-1 victory over the River Hawks of Susquehanna University. Two goals in each half were enough for the 2015 conference champions and they move to Read More …