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Debunking Misconceptions

My name is Bill O. and I’m a junior history major. As a tour guide at The Catholic University of America, my fellow Cardinal Ambassadors and I commonly get asked questions from prospective students and their parents about various aspects of life at Catholic  University. Here are some of the common misconceptions about campus life that I’ve come across as a tour guide: Do you … Continue reading Debunking Misconceptions

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Virginia, ¿americana o madrileña?

Hello again from Madrid! Since my last update, I’ve explored more of Madrid, traveled to Salamanca, and most recently trained to Lisbon, Portugal. We had some spectacular spring weather for a little while here in Madrid, so I was outside practically all day everyday, and so was every other madrileño (Spanish for ‘people from Madrid’) and tourist visiting this city. It was magical. One weekend … Continue reading Virginia, ¿americana o madrileña?

Virginia in Spain

Greetings from Madrid! I can’t believe it’s been nearly a month since I arrived in Spain, but throughout this time, I’ve solidified my love for this country and this city. The food is incredible and the activities are endless, and I am certainly improving my Spanish. So let’s catch up! First of all, the food! Let’s just say that I am not struggling to eat … Continue reading Virginia in Spain

A Plane to Spain: Virginia Studies Abroad

Hey there! My name is Virginia, and I’m a junior Media and Communication Studies major at Catholic from Houston, Texas. Junior year is a special time for many CUA students because it’s the most popular year to study abroad, and I will be fulfilling this lifelong dream of mine along as I travel abroad. January 15 marked the day that I journeyed to Madrid, Spain … Continue reading A Plane to Spain: Virginia Studies Abroad

Day in the Life of a Freshman

Get ready to take a journey through a typical day in the life of a freshman at CUA. We’ll start with Wednesdays, because in my opinion, Wednesdays are the most exciting day of the week! For me, routine is an essential part of being successful at CUA. I open my eyes every day at approximately 8:07am. Why 8:07, you ask? Well, I like to be out of … Continue reading Day in the Life of a Freshman