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Catholic University in the News

Sigh.

Evidently my alma mater’s women’s lacrosse team made Good Morning America this morning for the story that broke yesterday…about the kinda thing you really do not want to be the only reference point most people have for your school. Silly drunk girls evidently hired a stripper and the silly drunk girls took pictures and they wound up on the Internet.

There are no criminal allegations like at Duke. It’s not Duke. Etc. So in truth it’s not a huge story. Except that, well, a) more bad pr for something Catholic and b) is especially unfortunate because it’s a girls’ team.

I go on about it here .

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