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 …

Catholic University No Longer Requires Standardized Test Scores for Admission

By Paige Wearmouth On September 21, 2015, The Catholic University of America released an official announcement stating that the submission of standardized testing scores is no longer required for undergraduate admission. While applicants still have the option to submit their test scores during the application process, doing so will not give them an advantage over Read More …

Search for the Dean the School of Arts and Sciences and School of Business and Economics Continues for Another Semester

By Cameron Hosseinian John Garvey announced on June 2, 2015, that Andrew Abela was appointed to University Provost at Catholic University. Garvey described Abela as “a charismatic figure with an accomplished academic record, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for the University’s mission, who would command the respect of the board, the cabinet, the deans, Read More …

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Sexual Abuse of Minors in the Catholic Church

By Duane Paul Murphy On the last day of his historic six day American tour, while staying at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, Pope Francis made statements about the pedophilia scandals that have plagued the Roman Catholic Church. “For those who were abused by a member of the clergy, I am deeply Read More …

Conway Grant to the School of Nursing Renewed

By Alice Perrigo and Elizabeth Friden William and Joanne Conway contributed $4,000,000 more dollars to the Conway grant this semester. Conway is a co-founder and financial analyst for the Carlyle Group. The Conway Scholarship Program was established two years ago for students in the School of Nursing at Catholic University. Conway was able to give Read More …

Hurricane Joaquin Won’t Stop Capital Fest 2015!

By  Maria Mercedes del Nido Capital Fest is Catholic’s University newest tradition for students to enjoy live music. On Saturday October 3, American Authors will play live music at Catholic University in the Great Room of the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center. Program Board is hosting this event free of charge for all undergraduate students. If Read More …

Going Green at Catholic University

By Raelyn Schnappauf As Go Green initiatives continue to grow in popularity amongst college campus’ around the United States, The Catholic University of America is continuing to take part in the movement.  In the past few years, the University has instituted many Go Green initiatives on campus.   Every year, 43 million kilowatt-hours of green power Read More …

The Student General Assembly Elections to be Held September 21st

By Joseph D’Antonio The Student Government Assembly (SGA) will be holding elections to fill the SGA senate this Monday, September 21st.   This election will be the first senatorial election under the new SGA constitution that was ratified last year.   Under the old constitution students elected seven delegates from each class and then from Read More …

CUA in Search of New Treasurer for Spring 2016

By Chris Woodside Have you ever wondered what happens once your check leaves your home or bank and comes to Catholic University every semester to pay your tuition? Most likely, the funds that come from your tuition check will be distributed and overseen by the Treasurer. Knowing how much money universities are responsible for handling, Read More …