Heaven at The Barber of Hell’s Bottom

by Piero J Filpi          Before the Civil War, the area located near 8th Street NE and P was referred to as “Hell’s Bottom.” Similar to Daredevil’s rendition of Hell’s Kitchen in New York, the D.C. area was riddled with crime throughout the 1850’s and 1860’s. Walking into the Barber of Hell’s Bottom, a Read More …

Mayor of D.C. Hosts Student Journalism Panel

By Angelica Sisson      As part of National School Choice Week last month Washington D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, hosted a student journalism panel featuring students from the D.C. universities and high schools. The event was forty-five minutes long and broadcast on a local  channel dedicated to public interest stories.      The college journalists in attendance Read More …

CUA Football Rallies to Win Season Opener in Overtime, 28-21

By Jimmy Cassidy  Just three and a half minutes were left on the clock in the last quarter of Catholic’s season-opening football game on Saturday, September 3rd. The scoreboard displayed a healthy lead for the visitors, the McDaniel Green Terror, at 21-6. Catholic was about to begin their 2016 campaign at 0-1 until an improbable Read More …

UPDATE – CUA shelter in place lifted

Tower Staff At around 8:08 p.m., the Catholic University Department of Public Safety order a Shelter in Place in the wake of armed intruder traversing through the school’s main campus. At 9:55 p.m., DPS sent out this email stating, “President Garvey has convened his Emergency Council and they are in constant contact with the Metropolitan Police Department in Read More …

The Catholic University is in Shelter in Place a Second Night

Tower Staff The University is on lockdown for a second straight night following separate reports of an armed suspect on campus. The campus community was informed via email, phone call, and text message at 8:08 PM by the Rave alert system saying, “The Metropolitan Police Department and the CUA Department of Public Safety are on campus in response Read More …