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A Semester of Reflection: Transferring to Notre Dame

A Semester of Reflection: Transferring to Notre Dame

Author: Annie Dineen

Within my first week at Notre Dame the phrase “My old school didn’t have the major I wanted” probably came out of my mouth 20 times. “So, why did you transfer?” was the age-old question. It was an unspoken rule among my transfer peers and myself that we would add our previous school to our Notre Dame introduction: “Hi my name is Annie, I am from New York and I am a sophomore who transferred from Binghamton University, which is a state school in New York.”

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[Blank] or It Didn't Happen
Flip Flopping into Fall
I Want to Be President
An Ode to Red Solo Cup Boy

An Ode to Red Solo Cup Boy

Author: Chris Frick

It was a crisp January morning. Winter break had just ended. South Bend was at its worst, and I, like the 10,000 other students on this campus, decided to hit the gym because while Santa worked hard over break, my grandma with a serious knack for cookie-making worked harder. I spent my entire break averaging about eight cookies eaten a day. Don’t do the math. 

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Student Literally Fakes It 'till He Makes It

Student Literally Fakes It 'till He Makes It

Author: Timmy Sullivan

A little-known name up to this point, Herman Bertier ‘94 is poised to become the next big success story of the University of Notre Dame. With a ritzy penthouse in New York, a flashy senior-level position in the world’s largest consulting firm and a penchant for throwing glamorous parties in his Hamptons country home, Mr. Bertier seems to have attained the Gatsby dream. But what is the story behind the man? 

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Dating at Notre Dame

Dating at Notre Dame

Author: Lindsey Lonergan

A recent campus poll indicated that when students were asked to describe their dating lives in three words, the most popular were “non-existent,” “Catholic” and “you-sound-like-my-mother.”

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Understanding the Chik-Fil-A Craze
CCD Unveils New Off-Campus Program in Fort Lauderdale
My Epic Spring Break

My Epic Spring Break

Author: Chris Frick

What’s up, partygoers (and losers)!? If you’re anything like me, spring break is all about three things: gettin’ schwifty, makin’ memories and a third thing!

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Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month

Author: Chris Frick

I am the 38-time reigning Employee of the Month at The Huddle Mart in LaFortune Student Center, also known as LaFun to all you commoners.

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Touchdown Jesus Keeps Winking at Me
Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Author: Genevieve Redsten

Pretty soon, you’ll find yourself in the basement of someone’s parents’ house out in the suburbs, making awkward small talk with people you haven’t seen since graduation. Here are some people you’re guaranteed to see there:

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Off-Campus Seniors Attempt to Throw Huge Party, End Up Committing to Priesthood before Party even Happens
Freshman Performs “Candle in the Wind,” Ruins Karaoke Night
A Profile and Warning Against Those Who Hog the Laundry Machines
Investment Banker Networking Email Spoof

Investment Banker Networking Email Spoof

Author: Chris Russo

Dear Mr. Bank of America,

My name is Preston McNickels, and I am a Notre Dame sophomore interested in breaking into the world of investment banking. I am certain that you must be extremely busy, so I am going to start off by apologizing profusely for taking up more than a second of your valuable time. I wanted to reach out to potentially set up a brief call to discuss your experience in the field.

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My Strange Addiction – Blowing Out Grotto Candles

My Strange Addiction – Blowing Out Grotto Candles

Author: Chris Frick

Let me just say that I am not a bad guy; in fact, I would consider myself to be a pretty good guy. I think about volunteering sometimes, I eat my vegetables and I regularly follow nine of the ten commandments (I occasionally covet my neighbor’s house). However, I do seem to have one fatal flaw that some may consider to be “irredeemable”: I need to blow out every single candle in the Grotto.

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HERE, There, But Not The Dining Hall
Sophomore Tutor Utterly Unprepared After Year of Online School
Tips For Walking Alone

Tips For Walking Alone

Author: Ellie Hammerschmidt

Scholars worked tirelessly over the summer, concocting the following list to give you a few options for when you’re walking to class alone and trying to look ‘cool’ while doing so.

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Who is the Notre Dame Student Without a St. Patrick's Day Celebration?
COVID Underground Gambling Ring Exposed
 What Your Drink(ing Cup) Says About You
Our Valiant Vaccinators: A Profile
Duncan Student Center Playlist Finally Explained
“The Irish Bachelorette” Reboot
Dr. Fowchie Announces COVID-21 Pandemic: ‘Summer-itis’
32 Dorms. 12 Unprecedented months. 1 Survivor.