Last week, the bookstore at Catholic University of America (CUA) canceled a scheduled appearance by D.C. Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton. Conservative student groups had objected to her record of supporting abortion rights, according to a report in the student newspaper the Tower. “Pro-life students at Catholic University heard something contrary to their convictions and spoke out about it,” explains Erika Cunis, president of CUA Students for Life, in an e-mail to the Washington City Paper. A survey of upcoming campus events reveals that Norton is not the only person or other entity at risk of being banned. —Josh Levin




Feb. 12-15

CUA Drama presents The Miser by Moliere.

Playwright was excommunicated owing to his work as an actor.

Feb. 20

School of Library and Information Science sponsors a lecture by Tamara J. Miller of the University of Tennessee Libraries.

Library system contains multiple volumes about the ordination of women.

Feb. 22

Men’s basketball team plays at Goucher College.

College includes Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center, named for federal judge who ruled in Roe’s favor in Roe vs. Wade.

Feb. 28-March 8

CUA Honors Program sends 50 students to Paris for a week of cultural studies and sightseeing.

City was Huguenot hotbed prior to the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre of 1572.

April 5 and 6

CUA Symphony Orchestra, Chorus, and Soloists will perform Mass by Leonard Bernstein.

Composer was known bisexual and adulterer.

—Josh Levin