Beneath Notre Dame’s iconic mural of “Touchdown Jesus,” a group of students gathered on Library Lawn. Their bright colors popped beneath gray skies — most sporting pink, some draped with the colors of the rainbow.
About a decade ago, the University of Notre Dame investigated the idea of expanding technology use in the classroom. In an article written for the November 2010 issue of Scholastic, Caitlin Wilson summarized a project management class where students were lent an iPad for their convenience.
The genius of “To Pimp a Butterfly” is clear even before the first drumbeat. The title itself is a metaphor for society’s “pimping” of young black men for their artistic talent — the butterfly — while simultaneously driving them towards materialistic self-destruction.
With everything that is different about this season for Notre Dame women’s basketball –– a new head coach, new teammates, new protocols, and a uniquely designed schedule –– the team’s steadfast commitment to causes bigger than themselves and to helping others remains unchanged.