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 …

CU next semester, CU!

In this issue: Opening this fall: Murphy’s to Serve as On-Campus Bar The Tower Elects 123rd Editor in Chief and Re-elects Managing Editor Senior Art Exhibition 2nd Annual Student Organization Awards Goodbyes From the Class of 2017 Macbeth Creeps into Hartke Theatre Softball Secures Playoff Spot Globe Trotters: A Story from Cape Town The Tower‘s Tips Read More …

April 21, 2017

In this issue: Second Annual University Research Day From the President’s Bookshelf: President John Garvey Reviews What I Saw at the Revolution Constitutional Scholar Gives Lecture on Unconstitutional Wars Tower Editorial: The Minimum Wage Gap Dacha Beer Garden Men’s Lacrosse Wins Against Goucher Click here to read this week’s issue!  

New Political Group Organizes at Catholic University

By: Duane Paul Murphy A minor third party is organizing at the Catholic University of America where the college youth wings of America’s two major parties have a dominate political presence on campus. The third party group is part of The American Solidarity Party, founded in 2011 by David Frost and the current chairman is Matthew Read More …

April 7, 2017

Some technical issues held us up but we’re here with your CUA stories for the week! In this issue: Student Government Association Race Results Knights of Columbus Celebrates 30 Years at CUA Professor Christopher Wheatley to Retire Women’s History Museum Coming to DC Tower Editorial: Can’t Buy Our Love The Venerable Latin Diploma Traditions CUA Read More …

Tower Editorial: Don’t Do it for the Insta

       While welcoming students, faculty, and staff back to campus after a much-needed week of springtime rest, it is typical to get some of the same stories from many of our classmates. In the wake of midterms, many students chose to spend Spring Break vegetating at home, reading books and seeing movies, or heading down Read More …

Student Government Association Holds Meeting and Changes Bylaws

by Rachel Gallagher          The Catholic University of America’s Student Government Association hosted another meeting Monday night, voting to pass four pieces of legislation: three resolutions and a bill. Among the legislation passed was Bill 002 proposed by Senator Jimmy Harrington containing changes to the Student Government Association’s Bylaws.         “I have been in Read More …