Culture

“Love is Blind” Review
YA Must-Reads

YA Must-Reads

Author: Emma Ferdinandi

If your eyes have been glued to the screen for the last weeks — either for class, catching up with friends or bingeing your favorite shows — take a break and stay entertained with this list of the best young adult books to devour.

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“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Season 10: Review
Scholastic’s Premier Podcast Recommendations

Scholastic’s Premier Podcast Recommendations

Author: Daphne Saloomey

While a lot of this time has probably been spent bingeing on Netflix or catching up on books that have been in your to-be-read pile for months, even that can get boring after a while. Why not try something new? To help you do just that, I’ve compiled a list of podcast recommendations.

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“The Book Review Podcast,” from the New York Times

"Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness" Review

Author: Ellie Buerk

In a time full of unprecedented events, “Tiger King” is somehow undoubtedly the strangest thing I’ve seen in weeks. And it is an absolute must-watch. Bizarre, offensive, upsetting and darkly funny, this Netflix documentary is everything you never knew you wanted.

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“The Invisible Man” Review
Healer: A Must-Listen Album for a Satisfying Afternoon
Love, Crime and History in Spanish Dramas: A Review

Love, Crime and History in Spanish Dramas: A Review

Author: Perez, Adriana

If, by this point, you're already tired of the same old suspense, drama and romance plots that American shows and movies have to offer, I come bearing good news. For times plagued by pandemics, like the Spanish flu, Spanish television offers a cure — albeit only for boredom.

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“Oona Out of Order” Review

"Knives Out" Review

Author: O'Neil, Alison

A late-2019 drama that has continued to garner acclaim into 2020, Rian Johnson’s “Knives Outoffers a two-hour jaunt through the Clue board game-style mansion of the fictional, celebrated mystery author Harlan Thrombey. When Thrombey is found dead the morning after a contentious birthday party with his family, Southern gentleman detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) finds himself immersed in a world of intrigue both farcical and tragic. Through examining Thrombey’s family

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Good Intentions Highlighted In Bieber’s New Music Video

"The Two Popes" Review

Author: Daniel Paglia

“The Two Popes,” a new Netflix movie directed by Fernando Meirelles and written by Anthony McCarten, follows the blossoming friendship between two of the most influential men in the Catholic Church at a critical junction in its history. 

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Embracing Intersectionality: Flaherty Feminism Prompts Discussion on Equality
Robinson Community Learning Center Plans for Relocation

Robinson Community Learning Center Plans for Relocation

Author: Katherine Flanagan

Several seniors wait in the living room for help with their taxes. Two classrooms are filled with adults learning English. A lone child plays in the English as a New Language preschool. The unusual lack of attendance is likely due to the inches of snow piling up outside. Such is a Wednesday morning at the Robinson Community Learning Center.

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Innovation From The Ground Up: The Journey from IDEA to CES
Reviews: February 2020

Reviews: February 2020

Author: Scholastic Staff

February 2020's reviews for Jojo Rabbit, which won Taika Waititi an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, "Circles," Mac Miller's posthumous album and "Spinning Out," a new Netflix series.

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Irish Studies Program Plans for Expansion

Irish Studies Program Plans for Expansion

Author: Katherine Flanagan

Each year, Notre Dame sends over 200 students 3,500 miles across the ocean to study in Ireland. They arrive back on campus eager to share the Irish culture, history and language. But many of those students — and others who don’t study abroad — find that same Irish tradition in Notre Dame’s classrooms, less than 3,500 steps from their dorm rooms.

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The Notre Dame 10

The Notre Dame 10

Author: Zhang, Tianle

A deeply unpopular political establishment, a military embroiled in war, a society marked by inequality and injustice — these profound problems threatening Americans 50 years ago galvanized a radical wave of student protests across the country.

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Reviews: November 2019
Students and Inmates Westville Correctional Partnership Offers Inmates Opportunity for Education
Notre Dame Develops Technology Ethics Center
Campus Spotlight: Notre Dame Learning’s Kaneb Center

Campus Spotlight: Notre Dame Learning’s Kaneb Center

Author: Daphne Saloomey

About 30 years ago, students on campus pushed to see a physical realization of the university’s commitment to educational innovation and the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning was born. Today, the center — which specializes in learning research and offers resources for students and faculty alike — is housed under Notre Dame Learning.

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Reviews: October 2019
Rev. Austin Collins’ Sculptures Displayed at South Bend Roundabouts
ND Dietician Explains Nutrition Misconceptions
Reviews: September 2019
Music Beyond the Measure: Music Professor Sponsors Sensory Friendly Concerts for People with Autism

Music Beyond the Measure: Music Professor Sponsors Sensory Friendly Concerts for People with Autism

Author: Emma Ferdinandi

Nothing stands between musicians and their audience in the Sensory Friendly Concerts, “Music and Autism.” Sponsored by the LOGAN Center, South Bend Symphony Orchestra and the Shea-Kim Duo, the concerts are created with the goal of making classical music accessible to those who have difficulty with a traditional concert setting.

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Sharing the “Immigrant Experience”