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 …

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 …

CUA Students Affected by Hurricane Irma’s Devastation in Florida

  By Alex Santana  On Sunday, September 10, 2017, at 9:10 A.M., Hurricane Irma made landfall in the southernmost part of Florida and would go on to cause power outages to almost 5 million homes and businesses across the Sunshine State over the next few days. The most severely affected part of Florida and the Read More …

Freshman Retreat Recap: New Friends, Renewed Faith

  By Samuel Matthews    Three hundred and eight members of the freshman class participated in the Class of 2021 Freshman Retreat, a weekend retreat designed to bring new students closer together and help them grow in their faith. Their destination? Sandy Hill Camp and Retreat Center in North East, Maryland, about two hours from Read More …

WMATA U-Pass Sessions Inform Students Ahead of Referendum

By Abby Anderko As Universities throughout the Washington D.C. area return to campus and begin their new academic calendars, a new transportation proposition sits in the balance, and here at the Catholic University of America, it is waiting for approval from not only the university administration but the students themselves. WMATA, or Washington Metropolitan Area Read More …

Status Update on Murphy’s Grill

By Jissella Urquilla Murphy’s Grill, the soon to be newest on campus bar for CUA students was meant to open in August, however, it is now set to open on September 25th. A grand opening will be held on October 26th, right before Cardinal Weekend, by invitation only for the 500 donors. Although it had Read More …

25,000 on the Basilica Lawn, While Some Avoid the Crowds

By Marjan Koffa   On September 23, 2015 The Catholic University of America was filled with over 25,000 people gathered to attend one of the most historical events of the century. Pope Francis was in the United States for the first time to canonize the first saint on U.S. soil and to celebrate Mass at Read More …