Gritty, vulgar, upsetting and strange, “The Mars Room” by Rachel Kushner tells the story of Romy Hall, a young woman serving two consecutive life sentences at a women’s correctional facility in California. In this haunting and undeniably beautiful novel, Romy’s life is presented at the intersection of poverty and misfortune. …
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.
Only a few weeks ago, coronavirus was just one of several news notifications filling my inbox and scrolling across my screen. Another troubling tidbit quickly to be archived and forgotten.
As February rolled around, however, the notifications piled up and the chatter about the increasingly worrisome crisis spread like wildfire. With each passing day, the news, the worry and the statistics grew exponentially.
In years past, synthesizing the single word or phrase that encapsulates the heart of the race for student body president and vice president has been fairly simple. With six tickets and several important voting issues to debate this season, that task is significantly more complicated.
Every year Scholastic reviews the tickets running for student body president and vice president. We sit down and pore over the platforms these candidates have constructed over months of hard work and thoughtfulness. We attempt to understand who they are beyond their platform and then we debate who we think best represents the student body.…
On their approach to campaigning, Henry said, “I think when you wake up a champion you walk in with champion energy. That’s what we do. We wake up, we look at ourselves in the mirror, and we see excellence.”
More than any other team running for Student Body President and Vice President, Noble Patidar and Connor Patrick have prioritized creating a feasible platform.
In the September 26, 1991 issue of Scholastic, writer Ian Mitchell compiled a summary of opinions about Notre Dame drawn from various college guidebooks.
In 2012, women made up 49% of the undergraduate population and 12 of the last 14 Fulbright scholars. Of the past fifteen valedictorians, 47% were female and 5 of the last 11 class presidents were women.
It is an unspoken understanding on campus that from the months of October through December, everyone is sick. Maybe it’s the stress, all the sleepless nights piling on top of one another, or maybe it’s the shifting weather, but, whatever the cause, everyone is feeling the weight of the semester.
Everyday, 100 people’s lives are lost to gun violence. In the following segments, Scholastic investigates how gun violence has affected the community of South Bend and what prevention efforts are being made both on campus and in the city itself.
Anne Jarrett, sporting a cropped haircut and a tattoo of a knife on their right arm, carries a loose piece of notebook paper filled with plans for the upcoming year. One of those plans includes putting free menstrual products in all buildings on campus.
Charged with sexually abusing minors and harassing and molesting multiple adult seminarians, former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, as the Vatican announced Feb. 16, has become the highest-ranking member of the Catholic Church to be laicized in modern history.
Amongst competing platforms and campaign slogans, one word prevails in the 2019 race for student body president and vice president: diversity.
Our world is going through pronounced changes. New technologies are altering how we communicate, how we live and how we work. We must continue to work together. There is not a single person in the world, no matter how resourceful they may be, who can do it alone.”
Sr. Mary Catherine McNamara, S.I.W., the beloved rector of Breen- Phillips Hall, passed away of a stroke on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at age 67.
"I hate California. I want to go to the East Coast. I want to go where culture is like New York. Or at least Connecticut or New Hampshire, where writers live in the woods.”
Approachable, Collaborative, Transformative: These are the adjectives that Gates McGavick and Corey Gayheart have chosen to define the main tenets of their ticket.
From Oct. 2-6, Active Minds, a student-led club dedicated to tackling issues of mental health, has hosted Irish State of MiND: Mental Illness Awareness Week.
Since President Donald Trump’s election in 2016, the same words have dominated news headlines when it comes to his approval ratings: all-time low.
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 Union Board (SUB) has planned an “AnTostal” celebration that will mark the Board’s 50th anniversary.
Ten years after female students were first admitted to Notre Dame, Scholastic writer Molly Nyland argued for more social development and integration of women on campus.
The setting is casual: a small group of friends gathering together in early November over Einstein’s bagels and too many jokes to count.
Rising on either side of the main entrance, Luigi Gregori’s 1884 Columbus murals greet all visitors to the University in an array of almost reverent majesty. Guests and students alike lower their voices and soften their footsteps as the grandeur sinks in: the high-arching dome, the historic architecture and the evocative image of an American hero taking in the promise of a new world. It’s enough to make anyone feel dwarfed in museum-like silence.…
From Sept. 12 to Oct. 26, Hesburgh Library will host Native Voices: Native People’s Concepts of Health and Illness, an exhibition focused on celebrating Native American stories and ideas about medicine and well being.