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March 10, 2017

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Striving for Greatness

This story appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Instaurare. Subscribe today! The Freshmen Athletic Experience. For athletes, there is no greater rush than playing a game well. It makes the early morning practices, the hill sprints, and the sore muscles all have a purpose. There is something about playing on a team that really brings out the best in people. When you look at the scoreboard and know—whatever the end result is—that you have played your hardest, it all makes sense.…

Alumna Brings Philosophical Outlook to Law School

Rebecca Deucher (’14) originally didn’t want to attend Christendom. Her older sister had attended, but she thought she wanted to branch out and do something else, somewhere else.  But after visiting for herself, talking things over with the admissions team, and experiencing the high-quality education coupled with the vibrant Catholic culture, she was hooked. Still not sure what she wanted to do post-graduation, she took advantage of all that Christendom had to offer — to build her resume and to…

Baseball and Softball Set to Return Next Week

America’s pastime returns to Christendom next week, with opening day double-headers scheduled for baseball and softball. The Lady Crusaders will hit the field first on Tuesday, taking on Trinity University, while the Crusaders will make their long-awaited return to the diamond on Friday against Central Penn. Both sets of games will be held at Front Royal’s Bing Crosby Stadium. [caption id="attachment_11726" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The 30-man baseball squad is eager to return to the diamond this spring.[/caption] The Crusaders will be…

Acclaimed Art Historian Elizabeth Lev to “Take on the Temples” at Christendom

Acclaimed art historian and author Elizabeth Lev will deliver an exclusive lecture to the Christendom College community on Monday, March 20 titled “Taking on the Temples: The Development of Christian Sacred Space in St. John Lateran.” The talk, which will be given at the college’s St. Lawrence Commons, will begin at 7:00 p.m. [caption id="attachment_11697" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Lev is a highly sought speaker, tour guide, and teacher, thanks to her extensive background in art history and her dynamic, engaging personality.[/caption]…

Students of High Caliber & Commitment

This story appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Instaurare. Subscribe today! Catholic Businessmen Find Hope for Future. College students generally do not impress many business leaders anymore. Research has shown this increasingly to be the case as we move into 2017 and beyond. When employers do find a college student who possesses leadership skills and a thirst for knowledge, it comes as a revelation. For top Catholic businessmen Gellert Dornay, Tim Busch, and Dr. James Sheehan, visiting Christendom College this fall…

Reasons for Hope

This story appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Instaurare. Subscribe today! The Second Generation of a Christendom Family Enjoys Four Siblings Simultaneously Enrolled. Finding an authentically Catholic college is not easy. But if one thinks it is a difficult task today, imagine what it was like for parents in the 1970s — an era defined by the rejection of Humanae Vitae and subsequent embracing of contraception along with the infamous Land O’ Lakes manifesto, which divorced the Catholic university from the…

Walking in the Footsteps of the Greek Gods

Sophomore Laura Cermak’s love of reading the Greek classics – The Iliad, The Odyssey – and studying the many other works of Homer and Plato has helped her to appreciate the Greek culture, especially since she reads these momentous works in the original Greek language. She has found that reading them in their original language brings much more depth to the stories and gives her more insights into the ancient Greek world. This love of learning and the Greek culture caused…

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