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February 29, 2016

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Christendom Stuns Duke University with Comeback Victory

The Christendom Crusaders traveled south to nationally recognized Duke University this past Saturday, February 27, for an action-packed match, crushing the #12 ranked team in the nation 31-10 in a comeback victory. Playing under the lights on Duke’s home pitch, the Crusaders exploited the Blue Devils’ weaknesses throughout the second half, leading to one of the most spectacular finishes in Christendom sports history. The Crusaders entered Duke’s sprawling campus with a record of 5-3 on Saturday, looking for redemption after…

Christendom to Play Duke University this Saturday

Christendom’s rugby team will travel south this weekend, for its first-ever game against nationally recognized Duke University. The game will be held on Duke’s home pitch in North Carolina, with the match beginning at 6:00 pm. Christendom’s rugby team has experienced incredible growth and success over the past several years, moving from a club sport to now being one of Christendom’s most successful varsity teams. This success caught the attention of the Cardinals Rugby Conference this past year, opening the…

Christendom to Host Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition This Monday

This coming Monday, February 29, Christendom College will welcome its best and brightest applicants to campus for the annual Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition. Organized by the admissions office, applicants will have the opportunity to attend classes, listen to presentations, and be interviewed by a faculty panel for a chance at a full-tuition scholarship to Christendom. Students already accepted for the Fall of 2016 began applying for the scholarship this past December, with over 25% more students competing for the…

Christendom One of Few Catholic Colleges to Promote Chastity, According to Cardinal Newman Society

Countless Catholic institutions of higher learning across the nation have eschewed traditional moral standards in their residence hall policies, according to a new report from the Cardinal Newman Society. While many are now allowing today’s “hook-up” culture to pervade their campuses, Christendom College continues to be highlighted as one of the last Catholic colleges to retain traditional Catholic values in its student life policies, promoting chastity in the residence halls and beyond. The Cardinal Newman Society’s report was published this…

Chesterton Expert Ahlquist Calls on Christendom to Fight for the Family

Acclaimed G.K. Chesterton expert and lecturer Dale Ahlquist delivered a public lecture titled “The Democracy of the Dead” to the Christendom College community on February 22. Ahlquist called on the student body to join the battle against today’s materialistic culture, fighting for family, tradition, and Catholic values. “We have to return to common sense, and we have to give our ancestors a vote, the ones who built Christendom. That’s the tradition that we must honor — the tradition of the…

Christendom to Host Annual Discernment Weekend

Christendom College will host its annual discernment weekend from Friday through Sunday, February 26-28. Representatives from various religious orders across the United States and Ireland, along with married couples, will share their experiences with Christendom’s student body, and aid them in their vocational journeys. On Saturday, February 27, students will be able to attend talks and breakout sessions with the special guests on a variety of topics, including diocesan priesthood, dating and marriage, being a missionary during the Year of…

Christendom Alumni Impact Federal Government and Encourage Others to Join Them

Christendom College alumni are involved in every career field possible. And when asked to return to campus to speak to students about the benefits of a liberal arts degree and how it can be easily transitioned into a successful career, the alumni are always happy to help. This past Tuesday, three successful alumni returned to campus to discuss the benefits and merits of working for the Federal Government or with a government contractor. Jesse Gallante (’07), Joe McFadden (’03), and…

As March 1 Deadline Approaches, Christendom Receives Record Number of Applications

Christendom College has received a record number of applications for the 2016 fall semester, according to the latest report from the college’s admissions office. While other colleges are reporting drops in applications, Christendom is seeing a huge increase in prospective students, as more students submit their completed applications in anticipation of the March 1 regular application deadline. The record number of applications received so far runs in stark contrast to the state of most colleges and universities today. While many…

Crusader Rugby to Play Home Opener Against Mount St. Mary’s This Saturday

Crusader rugby will take on #1 ranked Mount St. Mary’s University this Saturday, February 20. The game marks the home opener for Christendom’s hard-hitting rugby team, with the match beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Crusader Field. This is the second time Christendom has faced the highly ranked Blue Knights of the Mount, after scoring a huge comeback win against them last spring, 39-27. At that time, the Mount was in the midst of the Regional Sweet Sixteen tournament. This year,…

Christendom College Ranked #2 Best College for Conservative Values by Newsmax

Christendom College has been named one of the “Best Colleges for Conservative Values” in America, in the latest rankings from NewsMax. The organization made the announcement earlier today, ranking Christendom at the top of its list for its consistent commitment to conservative values. In a ranking of forty other top colleges and universities, Christendom was named the #2 most conservative school in America, beating out the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Texas A&M University, Liberty University, and more. Newsmax lauded Christendom…

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