Optimus Provost and the Power of Self-Written Capability: The Story of Gavin Provost

Author: Ally Bartoszewicz

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.

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Clowning Around: A Column on the Television Media

Author: Elle Dietz

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.…

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AnTostal Celebrates 50 Years

Author: Ellie Buerk

As the end of the semester approaches, students have begun gearing up for a much-needed summer break. Capitalizing on the contagious spring fever, the Student Union Board (SUB) has planned an “AnTostal” celebration that will mark the Board’s 50th anniversary.

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The Irish Play on Through April

Author: Charlie Kenney

As Notre Dame Hockey’s last season in Hockey East comes to a close, they are making sure that they will be missed when they depart for the Big Ten next fall.

On March 24, the Irish booked their ticket to the Frozen Four in Chicago’s United Center when they were crowned champions of the Northeast Regional with an emphatic win over conference rival UMass Lowell.…

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The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

Author: Brendan Hallinan

The’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.…

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Author: Madison Nardone


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.

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