Christendom College

January 23, 2009

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Students Lead Hundreds of Thousands in the March for Life

On January 22, the entire student body of Christendom College, including members of the faculty and staff, led hundreds of thousands in protesting abortion at the 36th Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Select students were given the honor of carrying the lead March for Life banner as well as the official March for Life flags. "It was awesome," Freshman Ashleigh Buyers, who helped carry the lead banner, said. "It was such an honor to carry the lead banner…

Christendom College to Host Inaugural Junior Visit Day

The Christendom College Admissions Office will host a special Junior Visit Day for prospective students who are in their junior year of high school on February 16, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., on its Front Royal, Va., campus. After a welcome by the Admissions Office staff, students will be given the opportunity to attend introductory classes, taught by Christendom's own faculty. Students will learn more about Christendom's Theology, Philosophy, Political Science, and English programs. Following classes, Christendom's student ambassadors…

Christendom College: One of Top Ten Conservative Colleges

Christendom College has once again been chosen to be a part of the Young America's Foundation's (YAF) 5th Annual Top 10 Conservative Colleges. YAF's Top 10 is an exclusive list, which features institutions that proclaim, through their mission and programs, a dedication to discovering, maintaining, and strengthening the conservative values of their students. The list aims to provide high school students with a ranking system based "on the overall experience that colleges offer," the YAF states on its website. "Students…

Christendom College Mourns the Loss of Rev. Neuhaus

Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, one of the leading intellectual conservative voices in America who helped build a new coalition of conservative Protestants and Roman Catholics, and informally advised President George W. Bush, died on January 8. Neuhaus, 72, died from the side effects of cancer, from which he had been suffering, First Things editor Joseph Bottum said. "My tears are not for him—for he knew, all his life, that his Redeemer lives, and he has now been gathered by the…

Students to Carry Lead Banner in March for Life

The entire student body of Christendom College, including many of the faculty and staff, will lead hundreds of thousands in protesting abortion at the 36th annual March for Life, to be held in Washington, D.C., on January 22. An honor normally reserved for individual states, Christendom College will carry the lead banner in this year's March for Life for the third time in the March's history. The College lead the March in 1984 and 1998. Christendom routinely cancels classes on…

Father of College Alumna and “Religious Right” Paul Weyrich Dies at 66

Conservative giant Paul Weyrich died December 19 while being hospitalized near his home in Northern Virginia. His daughter, Diana (Weyrich) Pascoe, attended Christendom College and later served on its Board of Directors. Weyrich suffered from methicillin-resistant staph aureus, commonly termed MRSA. His funeral was held at Holy Transfiguration on December 22. "Paul Weyrich was a main motivator for the United States' return to the principles of Western Christian Civilization after the downslide of the 1960' and 70's," Christendom's Chairman of…

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