Freshman Year in Review

Hi everyone, I’m Rajhad. I’m a Media Studies major from Washington, D.C. and I just finished my freshman year here at Catholic. Do you want to know what helped me have a successful freshman year? Keep reading. I was very excited to begin my freshman year. I looked at it as an opportunity to prove... Continue Reading →

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My Virtual College Routine

Hi, I'm Meghan, a politics major from Pennsylvania. It has been a weird semester for students all over the country, but we're making it work! Here's what a day in the virtual classroom looks like for me. In the morning I wake up and make myself some coffee in my Washington D.C. mug (of course)... Continue Reading →

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Kombucha, Anyone?

Hi everyone,  It’s Graceann! I’m back to tell you about one of my favorite Insta-worthy spots right by Catholic’s campus.  Union Market is a warehouse-turned-foodie heaven in D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. It's full of great pop-up food options and a few different vendors that sell clothing and house (or dorm) wares, among many other things. It's also... Continue Reading →

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Pop-Up Pictures

Hi everyone! Noelia here bringing you another one of the coolest reasons to love D.C.! Living in D.C., there are many opportunities for great jobs and internships, but also for cool experiences outside of academics. The District is home to many incredible spots for movie lovers who want an escape from the stress of everyday... Continue Reading →

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Is it Summer Yet?

Hi everyone my name is Sam and I am a sophomore biology major from Long Island, NY! One of my favorite experiences at Catholic so far was my role as an Orientation Advisor (OA) this past fall. As an OA, I worked with 79 other enthusiastic students to welcome the class of 2023! Orientation allowed... Continue Reading →

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Best Seat in the House

Hi everyone, I'm Rajhad. I'm a freshman media studies major here at Catholic U. As a student, I like attending games at the DuFour Center and supporting my classmates on the court! This past week, the women’s basketball team at Catholic hosted one of the Landmark Conference’s Championship semifinal games against Elizabethtown (PA). The women’s... Continue Reading →

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CU on the Ice

Hi, I'm Mack, a senior politics major and economics minor here at Catholic. Even though I'm in my last year at Catholic, I'm still finding new ways to have fun! Recently, my friends and I took a trip to the Fort Dupont Ice Arena in Southeast D.C. to watch the Catholic University club hockey team... Continue Reading →

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A Snapshot of My Favorite Class

Hi everyone, it's Noelia! This week I want to highlight one of my favorite classes here at Catholic U. Last semester, I was able to take an incredible class called Introduction to Digital Photography and Photoshop as part of my major in media studies minor in video production. This class has been my favorite class... Continue Reading →

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Remembering Ireland

Hi, my name is Abby. I'm a senior history major here at CU. I've done a lot of cool things during my academic career, but my favorite to talk about is my trip to Ireland! As a student at Catholic University, there are hundreds of opportunities to study abroad. Students have options for full-semester fall... Continue Reading →

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Get Involved: Operation Smile

We're back this week with another way students are getting involved on campus! Last week, Noelia talked about The Tower; this week, she tells us about Operation Smile. Catholic U. has well over 100 student-run organizations on campus and is always adding more. I joined one of the newest organizations, Operation Smile, which began at... Continue Reading →

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Get Involved: The Tower

Hi everyone! My name is Noelia and I'm a sophomore media and communications major. One of my favorite parts about being a Catholic U. student is my involvement with The Tower. On The Tower, Catholic U.’s independent student newspaper, I am both a writer and editor for the Arts and Entertainment section. (AKA--I get to... Continue Reading →

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Work it Wednesday: Last Shot, Make it Count!

Hi everyone! My name is Anna, I’m a senior politics major and currently interning for Capstone LLC located in Washington D.C. One of the amazing things about Catholic is the internship opportunities our students have because of our location. Throughout my time as a student here, I have tried my best to take advantage of... Continue Reading →

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Campus Ministry: Something for Everyone

One of the unique things Catholic University has to offer is an incredibly active Campus Ministry office. As a whole, Campus Ministry handles a variety of different events like weekly service projects, retreats, and bible studies for those interested. Service opportunities range from helping feed the homeless to helping tutor local youth. Service opportunities like... Continue Reading →

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Catholic U.

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! I'm Noelia, a sophomore from Orlando, FL. Along with writing for The Tower, our student newspaper, I also help with Spanish programming in the Office of Admission and give campus tours in Spanish. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, many student-run organizations on the Catholic University campus have and will be hosting events... Continue Reading →

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Our Top 5 Residence Haul

With vacations, summer jobs, and internships coming to a close it’s time to grab all your last minute residence hall supplies before move in day! No matter how many lists you make, on move in day we all inevitably forget one or two things. Don’t worry, we have plenty of stores nearby you can always... Continue Reading →

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Food and Fun Friday: Go Mystics!

Summer in D.C. means lots of time for finding great food and fun (usually free!) activities. Follow our Food and Fun Friday posts to get the best recommendations from our students! One of the perks of living in a city like D.C. is the ample amount of sporting event opportunities. As a passionate sports fan,... Continue Reading →

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Work it Wednesday: Big things are Brewing

Meet rising senior Brendan Dillon! Brendan is an International Economics and Finance major from Cranston, Rhode Island. This summer Brendan has been busy interning for AEI, preparing to lead SGA in the upcoming school year, and working hard at Starbucks right across from campus!  As the newly elected Student Government president, Brendan is spending time... Continue Reading →

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Work It Wednesday: Calling All Nurses

Hi there, I'm Graceann, a rising senior nursing major here at Catholic.  In addition, I'm earning a Spanish for Healthcare certificate, president of the Student Nurses’ Association, and a fellow in the Office of Admission!  Here's a look at my busy summer working as a Student Nurse Extern at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in the Emergency... Continue Reading →

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On Mondays (and all days) We Drink Coffee

During the school year, staying caffeinated is a necessity. Fortunately for us, we have three Starbucks within walking distance. One is conveniently located right in our Pryzbyla Student Center and we have two more just outside campus! But this summer, we decided to expand our coffee palettes and find the best coffee shops D.C. has... Continue Reading →

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Food and Fun Friday: Crowd Pleaser

Summer in D.C. means lots of time for finding great food and fun (usually free!) activities. Follow our Food and Fun Friday posts to get the best recommendations from our students! Looking for a fun and unique place to eat downtown? Farmers & Distillers is my go-to place to take anyone who comes to visit... Continue Reading →

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Work It Wednesday: Bringing the Heat

Jesse Perez Williams is a recent graduate from The School of Engineering here at Catholic University. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and is currently interning with Advanced Technology and Research, a contractor at the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, while simultaneously completing his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Currently, Jesse... Continue Reading →

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Work It Wednesday: Hard Hats On!

Meet Kaitlin Shanahan, a civil engineering major, former orientation coordinator, member of the President’s Society, and Student Government Association vice president! Needless to say, Kaitlin is an incredibly involved student on campus during the school year, but this summer she’s working off-campus at Balfour Beatty as a Project Engineering Intern.  At her internship, Kaitlin is... Continue Reading →

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Food and Fun Friday: Chocolate Fix

Summer in D.C. means lots of time for finding great food and fun (usually free!) activities. Follow our Food and Fun Friday posts to get the best recommendations from our students! Anyone else a chocolate lover like me? Well then you’re in luck, I have just the place for you! Introducing Café Chocolat. This cafe has... Continue Reading →

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Work It Wednesday: Post-Grad

Ever wonder what happens after college? What jobs are really out there? Well, here's a look at one recent graduate and the cool job he got after leaving Catholic! After graduating Catholic University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Patrick Walsh was hired by Advanced Technologies and Research as a summer contractor at... Continue Reading →

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God Bless America!

There’s nothing like July 4th in the nation's capital. Parades, music, food, and fireworks can all be found along the streets of Washington D.C. on America's birthday. We also spotted a few Catholic U. students all over the city exploring fun activities the district has to offer!  In the morning, thousands of spectators gathered along... Continue Reading →

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Business Majors Get Crafty!

Hey everyone! My name is Mitchell and I am a junior, studying Business Management here at Catholic University. This past week, I was involved in the Busch School of Business' Summer Business Institute. This program offers high school students an opportunity to get a feel for a college campus, meet new people from all over... Continue Reading →

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Work It Wednesday: In-House

Hey everyone, my name is Meghan and I am a junior politics major from Nazareth, PA. During the school year I'm a Cardinal Ambassador (tour guide), Student Government Association secretary, and a member of the Women’s Varsity Rowing team. This summer, I am working as an student fellow here in the Office of Admission.  In... Continue Reading →

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Work it Wednesday: Start-Up

At the end of the semester when students are packing up dorms, saying final goodbyes, and taking the road trip home, there are students at Catholic U. that turn right back around and move in for the summer! There is nothing better than a summer internship in the city, especially when you have the option... Continue Reading →

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Cruising Through the Week Like…

Hi, I'm Nico, a junior psychology major from Germantown, MD. I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend and celebrated Father's Day! This weekend was pretty interesting for me to say the least. My Dad is a pretty awesome guy. He’s done so much for me and my family, so I decided to do something really special... Continue Reading →

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Food and Fun Friday: Brookland’s Finest

Summer in D.C. means lots of time for finding great food and fun (usually free!) activities. Follow our Food and Fun Friday posts to get the best recommendations from our students! Looking for a restaurant right here in our neighborhood? Try Brookland's Finest, it definitely lives up to its name! Brookland's Finest is my go-to... Continue Reading →

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Work it Wednesday: Non-Profit

For me, going to Catholic University is all about opportunities. Living in Washington, D.C. opens up limitless doors for students of all majors. Between sophomore and junior years, I interned at the Department of Treasury, but this summer as I begin my third internship experience, I'm trying something a little different. I am working at... Continue Reading →

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Our Top Tips for an Awesome Open House

Whether you’re an hour drive away or an 8 hour flight from D.C., you deserve the best experience possible during your Open House visit this Fall! Here are some tips for getting the most out of your day: Ask questions! Our Admission Counselors and highly knowledgeable Cardinal Ambassadors will be on campus throughout the day... Continue Reading →

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Making the Most of a Campus Visit

As a prospective college student, I toured close to 30 universities, so I like to consider myself somewhat of an expert on campus visits. Here are the most important things I learned about making the most of a campus visit: Schedule a formal campus tour with the Office of Admission! Walking around a campus on... Continue Reading →

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From a College Senior to a High School Senior

Hey everyone!! We’re kicking off this summer with a blog post from our Senior Summer Assistants.  They have some pieces of wisdom they’d like to share from one “senior” to another. Here’s what we’ve learned along our ~journey~ … "Be open to all opportunities that come your way! When I first started college, I had... Continue Reading →

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