Program Board’s New Philanthropic Arm Aims to Make a Difference

By Jimmy Cassidy  The University Program Board student organization is adding a philanthropic arm to its current entertainment efforts on campus to raise money and support for off-campus charities following tragic events. The new effort, “PBGivesBack,” began last week in conjunction with Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week in which members of Program Board participated in Read More …

University to Waive Tuition Fees for 40 Students in Puerto Rico

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America will waive tuition and other student fees to welcome up to 40 students currently enrolled in degree programs in colleges and universities in Puerto Rico to support them in the wake of damage done by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Students are now eligible to apply to Read More …

Multiple Cases of Mumps Disease Confirmed on Campus

By Duane Paul Murphy, Jimmy Cassidy  Two students at The Catholic University of America have been diagnosed with mumps and are being quarantined, the university said, while several other students are undergoing testing for the disease. In an email to the university community, Dr. Loretta Staudt, the director of the university’s Student Health Center, said Read More …

Progress Made to Change Course Curriculum for the First Time in Years

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America is on the verge of major curriculum changes for the future incoming class of the 2018/2019 academic school year, which includes new concentrations and course requirements. Catholic students that are currently enrolled will not be affected and will continue to follow the current curriculum policies. This 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 …

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 …

Larger Class Size Appeals to Many at Catholic University

By Joseph D’Antonio This year’s freshman class is the largest class since 2010. The Class of 2019 has 910 students, which is a 9.6% increase from last year’s freshman class according to the Admissions Department. The Admission Department states that admissions requirements remain at usual levels. The average SAT test sore for admitted students is Read More …