They say if you want to live your best life, wear clothes that make you feel good about yourself. For me, the outfit that makes me feel like I’m living my best life is a red polo and khakis. There’s just something about that “Jake from State Farm” look that really gets me going. That, and waking up at the crack of dawn to put … Continue reading Why I Love Orientation
Get some insider information from Sam C., a junior at CUA who breaks down all the need-to-know info, from lingo to life-hacks, on your transition to being a student in Washington, D.C.! Continue reading The DC Culture
I will always remember my first feelings from the first few days at CUA. Because I play on the Men’s Soccer team, I was required to move in about a week early for preseason. I vividly remember driving up with my parents packed in our minivan with all of my stuff. It hit me, as we entered DC on I95 and passed by the Pentagon, … Continue reading The Beginning of It All
Here at CUA we introduce incoming Freshman to the college lifestyle through what is known as Orientation Week. This is where, before any of the returning students arrive for the semester, the newest class of CUA will be able to have campus to themselves, allowing them time to grow accustomed to their new-found freedoms before we “older kids” come and intimidate them with our veteran … Continue reading Metro Madness Is Aptly Named
I will be honest, I was overwhelmed before starting college last year. I was experiencing several different emotions all at once-nervousness, excitement, curiosity, but most especially anxiety about finding new friends and living in an entirely new place. During the drive from Pennsylvania to Washington, DC I was given some excellent advice from my mom, who could tell I was feeling a bit uneasy about … Continue reading Your Community at CUA
I’ve to go back three years in my mind now – to the day I moved into Catholic University. I am a proud (and sentimental) ‘Reganite’, this is back when Regan Hall was a co-ed honors dorm. Ah, how things have changed. Coming from California was not only a ‘culture’ shock (as if American cultures really differ, but I’ll keep telling myself this) but a real … Continue reading Movin’ on in!