Letter from the Editor

Author: Ellie Buerk

In the September 26, 1991 issue of Scholastic, writer Ian Mitchell compiled a summary of opinions about Notre Dame drawn from various college guidebooks.

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#tbt Our Ladies’ University

Author: Ellie Buerk

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.

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Letter From the Editor

Author: Ellie Buerk

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.

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Into the Crossfire

Author: Ellie Buerk

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.

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AnTostal Celebrates 50 Years

Author: Ellie Buerk

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.

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Columbus Murals in the Main Building: They Should Go

Author: Ellie Buerk

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.…

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Native Voices Heard at ND

Author: Ellie Buerk

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. 

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