Saving Money, But Not Students?

By The Tower Staff The Tower reported last week that the University is considering changes to the budget that would potentially lead to lay offs of faculty here at Catholic, from the adjunct level to tenured status. These budget proposals are very much still in the works, but based on the feedback we received from 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 …

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 on 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 …