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Shark Tank’s Cuban Goes Maverick Endorsing Liberal Arts

Famed billionaire Mark Cuban, who has a degree in business administration, is going against the tide by endorsing the liberal arts and predicting that the skills gained through a rigorous liberal arts education will be what’s needed to succeed in the future. Owner of the Dallas Mavericks and one of the “sharks” on the highly-ranked “Shark Tank” television show, Cuban recently spoke on Bloomberg TV about the economic future of the country and the value of a liberal arts education,…

Alumnus with Breitbart News Has Seat at the White House

In the days leading up to the March for Life, Americans around the country wondered: would the new, pro-life administration have a presence at the 44th annual March? Thanks to White House correspondent Charlie Spiering ’05, they got their answer: not only would they support the March, they would bring a historic presence never seen before. Such news blew up countless news sites over the next few days, causing a palpable feeling of excitement on the actual day of the…

A Professor, an Alumna, and a Poet

This story appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Instaurare. Subscribe today! Bringing the Faith to York, England. The University of York is a bastion of research in the United Kingdom. In today’s secular culture, it is not the first place one would expect to find a conference designed to bring the Catholic faith to the center stage. Nevertheless, that conference occurred this past summer, all thanks to a Christendom alumna, a Christendom history professor, and a certain 20th-century poet and painter:…

From iPod to Christendom

This story appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Instaurare. Subscribe today! How the College's Media Changed a Life. While working at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, graduate school alumnus Adam Arehart would be seen with his Discman, listening to music. This outdated device was noticed by his co-workers, and it wasn’t long before one of them offered him an old iPod. “I almost didn’t take it,” said Arehart, who was going through a reversion to the Catholic Faith. “I thought it…

Taking College Out of the Ashes

World-renowned author and college professor Anthony Esolen has been taking a lot of heat recently from members of his own community at Providence College. He recently penned an article critiquing the modern-day understanding of “diversity,” which has driven some Providence students and faculty to label him a bigot and to marginalize him for commenting on modern topics from an orthodox, Catholic viewpoint. But throughout all of this, and amidst the encroaching secularized atmosphere that is affecting his Catholic college, Esolen…

Fighting for Life in Philadelphia

This story appears in the Winter 2016 issue of Instaurare. Subscribe today! Alumnae on the Front Lines in the Battle against the Tragedy of Abortion. Philadelphia—the city of brotherly love. It’s the city made famous by the movie Rocky—a home of underdogs, of the undying belief that one person can overcome the odds and make a difference. And it’s the perfect place for two alumni fighting for the pro-life cause—one baby at a time—in the inner city. Despite the swell of public…

Author Dr. Matthew Levering Promotes Virtue of Studiousness in Annual Aquinas Lecture

Theology chair for the University of Saint Mary of the Lake Dr. Matthew Levering presented the annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture at Christendom College this past week to a packed room of students, faculty, and staff members. Held every year on or around the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, Levering delivered a lecture entitled “Aquinas on Studiousness,” explaining how studiousness is significant for the Christian moral life. Levering, who is the author of numerous books, spoke on studiousness in a…

Touching the Hearts and Souls of D.C.’s Homeless

How one student is working to solve the homeless problem. Two years ago, Henry Love was faced with an incredibly difficult, and familiar, decision: choosing a college to attend. Such a decision, at first, seemed to be a no-brainer. A Catholic school in Texas had offered Love a hefty math scholarship, making college an affordable venture for him. More than that, it also offered competitive cross-country and Ultimate Frisbee — by far the most important aspects to him at that…

Philosophy Major Reinvents Online Marketing

Alumnus Jeremy Minick has discovered the secret to better online marketing: humanity. Jeremy Minick ‘16 woke up one morning and decided, “I don’t want to be an attorney.” Minick, a Christendom philosophy major, was a junior at the time and had planned on studying law after college. His brother, Jake, a 2006 Christendom graduate, runs a law firm in North Carolina, and Minick had planned to join him there after graduation. While “Minick & Minick Law” still had a nice…

The Heritage Foundation’s Dr. Ryan T. Anderson Argues Against Redefinition of Marriage

Nationally recognized religious freedom expert Dr. Ryan T. Anderson delivered a lecture to the Christendom community on Monday, January 30, speaking on “Marriage Equality’: Religious Freedom or a ‘License to Discriminate.’” The nuanced talk, which delved into the United States’ controversial redefinition of marriage, provided listeners with strong, logical arguments for traditional marriage to utilize in the public square. View Anderson’s talk below. [embed]https://youtu.be/17V07fIVC34[/embed] This lecture was part of the college’s Major Speaker’s Program, an important aspect of the academic…

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