Issues

A Closer Look: Notre Dame, the Tantur Ecumenical Institute and Holy Land Peace Building

Author: O'Neil, Alison

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.

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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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The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

Author: Brendan Hallinan

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.…

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#ByTheNumbers

Author: Madison Nardone

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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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