When I wrote my first letter from the editor, I was sitting at the desk of my childhood bedroom, a space I hadn’t done any serious work from since I had graduated from high school — until the pandemic sent me home.
While the pandemic has required us to be increasingly attuned to the negative, let’s also remember to step back and appreciate some of the goodness that exists here in our own backyard.
As the admissions process seems to grow more selective, it has evoked a national dialogue about the utility of evaluating candidates based on a singular day’s performance, especially when it might be impacted by factors that not all students have equitable access to, such as test prep courses or specialized tutors.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes, including giving Notre Dame students what felt like our longest semester ever followed by our longest winter break in recent history, we have, for the most part, been able to get back to business as usual this semester.
The 2020 football season was one of unprecedented changes for top programs across the country, including the Fighting Irish. The season marked the beginning of Tommy Rees’ tenure as offensive coordinator as well as the departure of Clark Lea, the defensive coordinator, after Notre Dame’s Rose Bowl defeat.…
Recently it seems that every year has been crowned historic in nature for one reason or another. But 2020 actually fits the bill, if only due to the sheer number of pivotal moments it has yielded.
In response to the nation’s growing racial justice movement, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. announced several efforts the university is making to enhance diversity and inclusion, including modifications to the Moreau First Year Experience course and the creation of a diversity center.
Since joining Scholastic my freshman year, I’ve dreamt of writing my first letter from the editor. I always imagined I’d be doing it with twin senses of excitement — to be starting a new chapter of life at the helm of a publication I love — and nervousness — as I searched for exactly the right words to begin my tenure. I never once imagined anything like the scenario I now find myself in: writing from the desk of my childhood bedroom, separated from…
Hadas Elber-Aviram is an adjunct assistant professor at the university’s London Global Gateway. She has been working there for three years, over which she has taught the course London in the Literature of the Fantastic, which examines the intersection of the fantasy genre and the city of London. The subject matter of the course encapsulates but a segment of her professional interests. Elber-Aviram specializes in nineteenth and twentieth-century urban fiction, a literary genre that focuses on social change and the metropolis. Her monograph, “Fairy Tales of London: British Urban Fantasy, 1840 to the Present” charts the development of fantastical London literature and is scheduled for publication around Christmas 2020. …
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.
ND Football by the numbers...
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.
Former secretaries of state John Kerry and Condoleezza Rice, who served under Barack Obama and George W. Bush respectively, visited campus on March 19 to take part in a conversation on America’s place in the world.
In a campaign characterized by lofty ideas, Eduardo Luna and Haley Coleman promise pragmatism. As a team, the two juniors seem to balance one another.
South Bend was awarded $1 million in grant money on Oct. 29 as one of nine cities that won the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge, a year-long competition to “empower U.S. cities to generate innovation” and solutions to problems across multiple spheres.
At first glance, the two figures do not seem to have much in common. She is petite and chipper. He is big with an overwhelming stoic presence.
On March 11 the University of Notre Dame announced that Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J. will receive Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal.
14 The number of games the women’s basketball team has won away from home — including neutral-site contests — this season.
Though we live in a country that has never seen a female president, we are lucky to attend a school in which we look to a female student president and vice president duo for leadership.
On Oct. 23, Blaze Pizza in the Eddy Street Commons was temporarily closed by the St. Joseph County Health Department for a string of non-critical and critical violations, including vinegar flies in the dining room, nonfunctional food storage cooling equipment and unsealed toilets in both the men’s and women’s restrooms.
The year that the famous ND-USC football rivalry began.