On March 11 the University of Notre Dame announced that Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J. will...
At 1:35 p.m. on November 16, students all over campus rose to take a journey.
Around 80 students protested Donald J. Trump’s election outside Debartolo Hall Wednesday morning, chanting their support for undocumented immigrants, Muslims and other minority groups.
While some may view Pence as a safer, steadier choice to offset Trump’s volatility, he too has had a career fraught with controversy.
The idea that one’s vote won’t decide an election is perhaps the strongest it’s been in a long while.
Every year on the second Monday of October, something very ironic takes place at Notre Dame.
Rising on either side of the main entrance, Luigi Gregori’s 1884 Columbus murals greet all visitors to the University in an array of almost reverent majesty. Guests and students alike lower their voices and soften their footsteps as the grandeur sinks in: the high-arching dome, the historic architecture and the evocative image of an American hero taking in the promise of a new world. It’s enough to make anyone feel dwarfed in museum-like silence.…
The officers of Notre Dame’s new 1stG ND club are on a mission: they want to raise awareness and provide support for Notre Dame first generation and low-socioeconomic-status (LSES) students.
It seems that it’s becoming more and more important for the students of Notre Dame to vote. A walk from South Dining Hall to LaFun can be filled with dozens of flyers that remind you to exercise your civic duty with tons of catchy slogans or comics. One famous slogan is “Don’t Vote, Don’t Care.” It’s not necessarily true, though, that students don’t care about the election.…
Kathleen Boyle, Ph.D. is a visiting assistant professional specialist in the Italian studies section of the Department of romance languages and literatures. Before coming to Notre Dame, Boyle taught Italian language and culture courses at the College of William and Mary.
From your perspective, what is one of the differences between American culture and Italian culture?…
On October 9th, the Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education kicked off its Annual Fall Symposium with an opening event in the Morris Inn Ballroom.
This fall, we wrote our Board of Trustees report on changing the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. We, as student government, do not think that innovation and tradition are fundamentally opposed to each other. Our university community can sustain our pristine tradition while it continues to live the mission Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C. originally intended for Our Lady’s university: to be disruptive agents for good. Sorin, perhaps Notre Dame’s greatest entrepreneur, risked everything and did the impossible in Indiana. As a 27-year old, he and a small team of seven built what is today the premier Catholic research institution in the world through a combination of hard work, courage of conviction and an unwavering and innovative vision.…
Her opinion of Notre Dame changed completely after she reported a sexual assault. She says the system failed her. Now, she says, “All I have is hate.”
College Democrats and College Republicans may not agree on the best candidate in this year’s presidential election, but they do agree on one thing: The media outlets are wrong.
Announcing Race Relations Week
From Oct. 24 through 27, Student Government is hosting the first Race Relations Week in Notre Dame’s 175-year history. The goal of Race Relations Week is to promote meaningful discourse within the Notre Dame community on racial justice from a variety of perspectives. The discussion will primarily focus on four topics:…
Dr. Bolten has worked in Sierra Leone since 2003, making connections with many people in the capital, Freetown, as well as within the University of Makeni. When the Ebola virus began spreading in Sierra Leone, she donated money to several charity organizations in West Africa, such as Doctors Without Borders. Her perspective changed in August of 2014 when a close friend of hers passed away due to Ebola, prompting her to put together her own comprehensive effort to combat Ebola.
From Sept. 12 to Oct. 26, Hesburgh Library will host Native Voices: Native People’s Concepts of Health and Illness, an exhibition focused on celebrating Native American stories and ideas about medicine and well being.
Our sexual assault policies deserve more scrutiny.
The Title IX process has emerged as one of the most common methods for reporting a sexual assault on campus. But Scholastic wanted to know: Is an administrative process an adequate way to manage incidents that are often also felony crimes — including rape, stalking and physical violence?…
In what is for some students the third change in a campus safety program during their time at Notre Dame, O’SNAP has been rebranded to SafeBouND this year.
Economakis, Director of Architecture and Urban Design in the School’s Graduate Program, developed a unique and sustainable master plan for temporary housing in the throes of Europe’s refugee crisis.
Timothy O’Malley, Ph.D. is director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy and an Associate Professional Specialist in the Department of Theology. He researches liturgical and sacramental theology and catechesis and is a 2004 (B.A.) and 2006 (M.T.S.) graduate of the University of Notre Dame.
Hailing from states across the country and countries across the world, the class of 2020 gathered on Aug. 19 to celebrate Welcome Weekend.
How does a Supreme Court justice — and an 83-year-old one, at that — become a youth cultural icon? Justice Ginsburg quickly made it clear that she is in on the joke.
This morning, South Quad — usually dotted with picnickers and Frisbee players — took on a more serious note as a diverse group of students, alumni, and even young children gathered to remember the Sept. 11 attacks. Despite the heaviness of the subject matter, however, the mood of the memorial was not one of mourning alone; a message of hope and community permeated the event from beginning to end.
The stories of Scholastic’s all-nighter-heavy production weekends remain legend in this office long after respective staffs have left. This specific Tuesday morning, back in 2001, was different. It was Sept. 11.
The committee, which is still figuring out its exact logistics while knowing its mission, is the first of its kind to enjoy full participation in official processes as a student committee.
Laudato Si’, the papal encyclical by which the conference was inspired, was issued in May of 2015 by Pope Francis. It focuses on the environment, as well as sustainable development, and lists a series of sustainable development goals (“SDGs”) that were unanimously approved by all countries of the United Nations in September of 2015.