Notre Dame fans from around the country made their way into South Bend, energized by the team’s hot start.
Following a rout of USC, No. 9 Notre Dame looked to continue their excellent run against No. 14 NC State.
On New Year’s Day, the Fighting Irish defeated a Southeastern Conference competitor in dramatic fashion, coming back from an 8-point deficit to clinch a 21-17 victory.
In the ninth game of the season against unranked Wake Forest, No. 3 Notre Dame looked to capitalize on its first game ranked in the top 5 since November 2015.
In the days prior to the game, excitement surrounding the Irish was as high as the Miami temperatures.
In the 91st meeting between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-2) and the Navy Midshipmen (6-3), the Irish were forced to battle through winds, rain and the perpetual torment of Navy’s triple-option offense.
As a rollercoaster of a season ended with one last adrenaline rush brought on by one hand of Miles Boykin, Notre Dame fans have plenty to think about throughout the offseason.
Two weeks after a blowout 41-8 loss to Miami, and one day after that same Miami team was dealt an embarrassing blow by unranked Pittsburgh, No. 9 Notre Dame’s hopes of a top bowl officially ended at the hands of the No. 20 Stanford Cardinal.
On Jan. 1, Notre Dame entered the Citrus Bowl seeking to close out their season with win number 10. The Irish “hadn’t won a New Year’s game in, like, 752 years,” head coach Brian Kelly quipped after the game, and the formidable LSU Tigers threatened to make it 753.
Awards chosen for players by the Scholastic Staff.
Walking through the Baobab Refugee Camp in Rome one afternoon last April, I first have to navigate a sea of empty tents filling a parking lot. Many are slightly upended, crammed alongside each other with their flaps hanging open. A few are weighted down with rocks. Some shelters consist of nothing more than rigged up tarps, cardboard boxes and garbage bags.
Save for a few women talking quietly, huddled together on plastic lawn chairs, the only movement comes from a breeze lifting a flimsy sheet hanging on the fence proclaiming, “Refugees welcome.”
As I make my way to the center, however, I come upon an oasis bursting with humanity.
Nearly two centuries ago, Charles Darwin formulated his famous theory of evolution — a theory with far-reaching implications for medicine, ecology and the social sciences — largely due to the species he witnessed while traveling in Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands. This volcanic archipelago, home to species found nowhere else in the world, remains the site of many modern-day research studies on everything from micro-evolution to animal behavior. This October break, a 2-credit research practicum offered through the College of Science gave students the opportunity to pursue their own research projects in the “living laboratory” of the Galapagos.…
Notre Dame’s third-party health plan partners will continue to provide contraceptives to plan members, the university announced on Nov. 7.
The decision came as a major turnabout after the university notified faculty and staff on Oct. 27 that Notre Dame would act on the Trump Administration overhaul of an Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” mandate that required employers to provide birth control coverage. …
What happens when the nation’s most pressing social issues come into play on Notre Dame’s campus? How do those in positions of power and authority react to these conflicts? In what ways do the affected students, faculty and staff come to terms with these decisions?
In the third installment of our 150th anniversary celebration, we spoke with Dan Murray, Scholastic editor-in-chief from 1966 to 1967.
On Wednesday, Oct. 4, the 2017 Notre Dame Forum officially kicked off.
Professor of anthropology Natalie Porter focuses her research primarily on interactions between humans and animals, and how these interactions affect human and environmental health. Scholastic spoke with Porter to understand her research and learn about her travels.
In 1984, the world was still gripped by the Cold War. Harsh rhetoric flew back and forth between Washington and Moscow, and fears of nuclear Armageddon would not have been misplaced.
This past month, we saw the resurgence of the #MeToo campaign on social media.
On Sept. 22, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ department announced that the current presidential administration would be rescinding Obama-era guidance on how to handle sexual assault on campuses across the country.