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Login Like a Champion Every 30 Days

Login Like a Champion Every 30 Days

Swarms of students have been heard letting out wails of despair since Dec. 16, 2016, after enrolling in the new Notre Dame online security system,...

Breaking News: The Restaurants in Campus Crossroads

Breaking News: The Restaurants in Campus Crossroads

Each year, the football program assembles a distinct team, drawing from talent both old and new, to take the field in the historic Notre Dame...

The Pence Protests Planned for Commencement Weekend

The Pence Protests Planned for Commencement Weekend

On March 2, 2017, the university announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be this year’s commencement speaker, delivering the main address and receiving an...

#tbt Fantastic Footwear

#tbt Fantastic Footwear

In the October 1983 issue of Scholastic, Fred Zimmerman, “veteran footwear observer,” wrote about what went through his head the first time he saw “Duck...

From the Desks of Becca and Sib

From the Desks of Becca and Sib

With April 1 finally here, we couldn’t be more excited to officially take office and continue our work.

Just a Thought with Dori Beeler

Just a Thought with Dori Beeler

Dr. Dori Beeler is a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing.

Inside the $15 Million Donation from Muslim Philanthropists

Inside the $15 Million Donation from Muslim Philanthropists

The Rafat and Zoreen Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, whose opening is set for fall 2017, will be housed within the Keough...

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Culture

Optimus Provost and the Power of Self-Written Capability: The Story of Gavin Provost

Optimus Provost and the Power of Self-Written Capability: The Story of Gavin Provost

In early 1990, Carol Provost received difficult news followed by referral to a geneticist and advice to terminate her four-and-a-half month pregnancy. Her unborn child,...

Clowning Around: A Column on the Television Media

Clowning Around: A Column on the Television Media

Snoop Dogg recently made news and provoked controversy with the release of his music video, "Lavender," which — in the course of criticizing President...

AnTostal Celebrates 50 Years

AnTostal Celebrates 50 Years

As the end of the semester approaches, students have begun gearing up for a much-needed summer break. Capitalizing on the contagious spring fever, the Student...

Man in a Train Station: An Essay

Man in a Train Station: An Essay

Two months ago, I woke up in a hostel in Switzerland to a New York Times headline on my phone: “Refugees have been stopped...

Travel Journal: Why You Should Visit Amish Country

Travel Journal: Why You Should Visit Amish Country

Though the area surrounding South Bend might not be known for its dazzling beauty, a destination less than an hour’s drive away is worth visiting.

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Final Project: Creating the Caps

Final Project: Creating the Caps

While some graduating students at Notre Dame wear cords around their necks or decorate their graduation caps, the graduating architecture students have a tradition of...

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Sports

#ByTheNumbers

#ByTheNumbers

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The number of times in school history that Notre Dame’s hockey team has made it to the Frozen Four, with their most recent visit...

Basketball's Departing Dynamic Duo

Basketball's Departing Dynamic Duo

Steve Vasturia and V.J. Beachem have enjoyed memorable four- year careers for Notre Dame, and their graduation this coming May will serve as a reminder...

The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

The WomensLax.com’s National Rookie of the Year in 2014. A two- time Tewaarton award nominee in 2015 and 2016. A two-time IWLCA first team selection...

Softball Team Hitting Their Stride

Softball Team Hitting Their Stride

Indeed, the Fighting Irish felt the effects of home-field advantage as they won all five games: one vs. Michigan State, three vs. Virginia Tech and...

Featured Performer: Lee Kiefer

Featured Performer: Lee Kiefer

With the foil, her weapon of choice, Lee has won four straight individual NCAA Fencing National Championships, a feat which has not been accomplished since...

The Irish Play on Through April

The Irish Play on Through April

As Notre Dame Hockey’s last season in Hockey East comes to a close, they are making sure that they will be missed when they depart...

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Humor

Notre Dame senior enlightens classmates on what “real world” is really like

Notre Dame senior enlightens classmates on what “real world” is really like

While appearing via satellite on the Fox News show Hannipy, Notre Dame senior James McGarrity explained that “the real world is going to be...

Students flock to quad on first warm day of spring, show how many balls they can throw

Students flock to quad on first warm day of spring, show how many balls they can throw

On a rare, sunny, 70-degree April day, students filled the quads to enjoy the weather and to demonstrate to one another how many sport balls...

‘JESUS H. CHRIST’ Signature Appears on Disinvite Vice President Pencil Petition

‘JESUS H. CHRIST’ Signature Appears on Disinvite Vice President Pencil Petition

“There it was — JESUS H. CHRIST — in some crazy gold cursive script."

Jaykins: I invited Pencil. Are you HAPPY NOW?

Jaykins: I invited Pencil. Are you HAPPY NOW?

For a million years we’ve invited the President of the United States to come speak at your graduation (YOU’RE WELCOME), and you made me break...

Dunne freshman learns he has high cholesterol after Keenan Revue encourages him to get checked

Dunne freshman learns he has high cholesterol after Keenan Revue encourages him to get checked

The 2017 Keenan revue was another successful show full of witty jokes, biting satire and half-naked men.

The Smirish Smover's guide to free speech

The Smirish Smover's guide to free speech

We conservatives are proud supporters of the First Amendment.

Three people who would win Notre Dame Hunger Games
Pete Bootijudge concerned Notre Dame students a little too obsessed with him

Pete Bootijudge concerned Notre Dame students a little too obsessed with him

South Bend Mayor Pete Bootijudge quietly asked Thursday whether anyone else had noticed that Notre Dame students had been talking about him kind of a...

VIEWPOINT: Homeless people make me sad! :(

VIEWPOINT: Homeless people make me sad! :(

The day was magnificent, and nothing could bring us down. Until we saw the homeless man.

Obscurer Staff Eagerly Awaits Death of Viewpoint Author’s Social Life

Obscurer Staff Eagerly Awaits Death of Viewpoint Author’s Social Life

BASEMENT, SOUTH DINING HALL — In the early hours of Sunday morning, the Obscurer staff huddled around their computers, making last minute tweaks before submitting...

'Jesus H. Christ' signature appears in uninvite Vice President Pencil petition

'Jesus H. Christ' signature appears in uninvite Vice President Pencil petition

Shortly after Rev. JayJay I. Jaykins, C.S.C.’s announcement that Vice President Mark Pencil would be speaking at the class of 2017’s commencement, an online petition...

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