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 …

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 …