Aug. 19 — The 12th annual Crossroads Walk by pro-life
students has captured the attention of the readers of
In an 800-word article entitled “Student’s Pro-Life Pilgrimage; Crossroads Walk Across U.S. Packs Powerful Message,” columnist Tom Ashcraft highlighted the efforts of this year’s participants.
returning to school this month will inevitably be asked, ‘What did you do on
your summer vacation?’” Ashcraft wrote. “How many of them can answer, ‘With
others, I walked across the
The students said most people they met were supportive of their pro-life witness.
had some negative responses, but it’s been 95% positive,” Sarah Gallaher, a student at
Catholic Colleges Shine
Time and Newsweek magazines both named some Catholic institutions as top academic performers in articles published in August.
an article in its Aug. 21 issue about “outstanding alternatives” to elite Ivy
League colleges, Time praises the
“rigorous Catholic education” offered by Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in
its part, Newsweek included
Catholic schools were prominent in U.S.
News & World Report’s 2006 ratings of all
Cernera was elected during the
federation’s international forum, which took place July 31-Aug. 4 in
Holy Cross Father Theodore Hesburgh, the former president of the University of Notre Dame, is the only other American to serve as president of the International Federation of Catholic Universities.
Southern’s Soph Year
TIMES, Aug. 13 — Southern Catholic University is gearing
up for its second year of operation, the
university, which became
Southern Catholic, which is located an
hour’s drive north of downtown