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Freshman Gains National Attention in The Imaginative Conservative

From writing papers in the classroom to articles for on-campus magazines, Christendom students often leave college as excellent writers, armed with the tools to succeed as journalists, authors, and researchers. For some, however, the jump into a writing career happens even sooner — such as in the case of freshman Lilliana Johnson. Her first article, discussing the importance of a new college admissions test, is already gaining attention in The Imaginative Conservative, launching her into the world of journalism before she…

Christendom Falls to NCAA DII Belmont Abbey in Hoops

The Christendom Crusaders traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, to take on NCAA DII Belmont Abbey College for the first time in college hoops history. While the Crusaders ultimately fell to Abbey 105-41, the game marked an important moment of union between the two Catholic schools, and hopefully the first of many meetings in the future. The Crusaders, coming off their winter opening loss to Cincinnati-Clermont, hoped to turn things around against 14-3 Belmont Abbey. Right out of the gate, Abbey…

College Community Rally to Protest “Unjust Law” at March for Life

The fight for the right to life of all unborn persons is woven into the fabric of Christendom’s mission to restore a Christian understanding of society into modern culture. Since the founding of the college, the annual March for Life has given the entire community the opportunity to do this on a national scale in Washington, D.C., during the largest pro-life event of the year. This year, the March marked forty-six years of protest against the destruction of innocent human…

College Reports Record Number of Applicants for Fall

While a new semester has only just begun, Christendom’s admissions office has already received a record number of applications for 2019-20 academic year. With the March 1 regular application deadline quickly approaching, the office is expecting even more applications to be submitted in the coming weeks as students eagerly seek out one of the premier Catholic liberal arts educations in the country. “The number of applications received is already up 20% over this time last year — a marked improvement…

Alumni Mentorship Program Highlights Liberal Arts Success Stories

Successful alumni in the fields of communications, law, DC-area think tanks, and software development will return to campus for Christendom’s alumni mentorship networking series “Life on Tap” this spring, sharing their valuable knowledge with students. Giving opportunities for insights and providing one-on-one time with alumni for all interested students, “Life on Tap” promises to be one of the most valuable series for students this semester interested in getting a head start on their career discernment. Hosted by the college’s career development office, this spring’s mentorship…

College Kicks Off 2019, Announces Commencement Speakers

Christendom College began its spring semester on Tuesday, January 15, with an opening address from college president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell. In his address, O’Donnell announced all of the spring’s exciting events, including this year’s commencement speakers, and encouraged students to boldly follow Christ while further developing the educational apostolate that is Christendom. “We all, each and every one of us, have a special role to play at our college, building and strengthening the community in love and developing this special educational apostolate that…

Crusader Basketball Returns to Action Against Cincinnati-Clermont

The men’s and women’s basketball teams returned from their winter breaks to take on USCAA rival University of Cincinnati-Clermont in Ohio over the weekend, falling in two close games to the Cougars. For the Crusaders, the game against Cincinnati marked their first since December 8, when they played NCAA DIII Goucher College. A tough first half set the Crusaders behind right off the bat, as the Cougars nabbed a 57-34 lead. Christendom’s perseverance showed up in the second half, however,…

Alumnus Named Best Actor in Washington, D.C. Area

Alumnus Stephen Hyland has been named one of 2018’s Best Actors in the Washington, D.C., area, according to an official announcement from Broadway World. Hyland, who starred in Upper Room Theatre Ministry’s production of Hello, Dolly!, was voted on by theatergoers in the D.C. area, and joins acclaimed Broadway actors Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, and Michael Urie as 2018’s best actors.  Hyland, who starred in productions of Nicholas Nickleby, The Moonstone, and Room Service at Christendom, graduated from the college in 2015. He also co-wrote…

Registration Opening for Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition

Registration for the 2019 Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition opens this coming Tuesday, January 15. The annual event, which brings together the best and brightest applicants to Christendom from across the United States and beyond, will be held this year on Saturday, March 16. Christendom has been offering the Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship for years now, expanding the amount of full-tuition scholarships obtainable to three last year and adding 5 runners-up scholarships of $5,000 as well. The full-tuition scholarship is a…

Chamber Orchestra Impresses with Winter Concert, Gears Up for Spring

Classical music filled the air at the Crusader Chamber Orchestra’s annual winter concert, performed before the start of Christendom’s Christmas Break this past month. Performing an assortment of pieces, from “Fantasia on Greensleeves” to “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus,” the orchestra wowed with their precision and the beauty of their music, creating even more excitement for their next concert this spring. The chamber orchestra was first created in 2015, with the mission of bringing together the college’s most talented classical musicians.…