Its name evokes curiosity, and even a sense of mysticism: What is this institute, and how does its work relate to Notre Dame? While owned by the Holy See, Tantur is a theological research institute leased to the university that was founded in 1972. Nestled among cypress and olive trees and set on a hill overlooking Jerusalem, Tantur boasts a library with 70,000 volumes, a chapel, a dining hall, classrooms and conference rooms. The Institute offers several options for visitors and scholars, including the three-week Easter Encounter, a Scholar’s Program and additional summer opportunities.
While the rest of the student body has been relaxing at home, traveling the world or taking on summer courses or jobs, Notre Dame’s Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) has remained as active as ever.
In early 1990, Carol Provost received difficult news followed by referral to a geneticist and advice to terminate her four-and-a-half month pregnancy. Her unborn child, she was told, had spina bifida — a neurological condition that disrupts development of the spinal cord and parts of the brain. In this case, spina bifida meant her child would likely be in a wheelchair his entire life.
Snoop Dogg recently made news and provoked controversy with the release of his music video, "Lavender," which — in the course of criticizing President Trump's administration, among other things — portrays the rapper shooting a gun at President Trump, dressed in a clown outfit. This caricature of the president in a clownsuit isn't far from what the television media covering Trump has now become.…
While appearing via satellite on the Fox News show Hannipy, Notre Dame senior James McGarrity explained that “the real world is going to be a pretty big wake up call.”
On a rare, sunny, 70-degree April day, students filled the quads to enjoy the weather and to demonstrate to one another how many sport balls they could throw.
“There it was — JESUS H. CHRIST — in some crazy gold cursive script."
For a million years we’ve invited the President of the United States to come speak at your graduation (YOU’RE WELCOME), and you made me break that tradition.
The 2017 Keenan revue was another successful show full of witty jokes, biting satire and half-naked men.
The day was magnificent, and nothing could bring us down. Until we saw the homeless man.
South Bend Mayor Pete Bootijudge quietly asked Thursday whether anyone else had noticed that Notre Dame students had been talking about him kind of a lot lately.
Remember Sia dude?
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With the foil, her weapon of choice, Lee has won four straight individual NCAA Fencing National Championships, a feat which has not been accomplished since the 1970s.
Indeed, the Fighting Irish felt the effects of home-field advantage as they won all five games: one vs. Michigan State, three vs. Virginia Tech and one vs. Eastern Michigan.
The WomensLax.com’s National Rookie of the Year in 2014. A two- time Tewaarton award nominee in 2015 and 2016. A two-time IWLCA first team selection in 2015 and 2016. A member of Team USA. Notre Dame’s career leader in points. It has been quite the career for Cortney Fortunato, and it isn’t quite over.…
Steve Vasturia and V.J. Beachem have enjoyed memorable four- year careers for Notre Dame, and their graduation this coming May will serve as a reminder of the culture of sustained success embodied by Notre Dame basketball.
Shortly after Rev. JayJay I. Jaykins, C.S.C.’s announcement that Vice President Mark Pencil would be speaking at the class of 2017’s commencement, an online petition began circulating to reverse the decision and rescind Pencil’s invitation.
BASEMENT, SOUTH DINING HALL — In the early hours of Sunday morning, the Obscurer staff huddled around their computers, making last minute tweaks before submitting their latest issue in its final form.
The number of times in school history that Notre Dame’s hockey team has made it to the Frozen Four, with their most recent visit this year.