I will never forget the first time that I stepped off the train in Leuven, Belgium, my new home for the Fall 2017 semester while I complete an internship at the European Parliament in Brussels. As I dragged my suitcases onto the platform, I had one thought: waffles. Immediately the smell flooded my nose, and the two other CUA students with me noticed the same … Continue reading From One Capitol to the Next: Welkom in België!
Hey everyone! My name is Andrew and I am a junior here at Catholic University. I currently major in Business Management with a specialization in Sports Management. Also, I am a forward of the men’s basketball team. My journey to Catholic began in my junior year of high school. Being from Orlando, it would have been easy for me to stay in the warm and … Continue reading Why Catholic: The Basketball Edition
One of the first times that I visited Catholic University and the Busch School of Business and Economics, I received a t-shirt, which had a quote on the back that I will never forget. The quote was from Pope Francis’ Laudato Sì, where he stated, “Business is a noble vocation,” (129). Upon joining the Busch School of Business and Economics, this quote guided me in my … Continue reading The Busch School Ethics
At the expense of revealing myself as a super nerd, I’ll admit that I’ve had the same professional goals since I was in middle school. From the days of awkward haircuts, braces, and horrific plaid uniforms, I’ve known that my dream is to earn my PhD in clinical psychology, and one day open my own psychotherapy practice. When it came time to start applying for … Continue reading Why Catholic: The Psychology Edition
As people talk about their college search, most stories have that one moment of clarity–the moment when you feel like you’re home and that you belong in that certain place, and that was how I felt every time I came to visit Catholic University. I initially tour Catholic per the suggestion of my mom and when I stepped on campus for the first time, I … Continue reading Why Catholic: The Nursing Edition
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
“How did I end up here? How did I get so lucky?” The excitement that my sister shared when I told her where I would be spending my semester interning was eye-opening, “I LOVE NPR! WNYC HAS MY FAVORITE PROGRAMS, I LISTEN EVERY DAY! Have you listened to ‘Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me’? What about the Tiny Desk Concerts?” Prior to interning at NPR, I … Continue reading Life Lessons at NPR