In addition to the painful realities and very real threats that the coronavirus pandemic poses to the health, safety and livelihoods of many around the globe, this crisis has also affected another essential dimension of human experience: mental health.
If, by this point, you're already tired of the same old suspense, drama and romance plots that American shows and movies have to offer, I come bearing good news. For times plagued by pandemics, like the Spanish flu, Spanish television offers a cure — albeit only for boredom.
In the Oct. 28, 1999 issue of Scholastic, Meredith W. Salisbury wrote a cover story about Notre Dame folklore. Ranging
from traditions to ghost stories, “Tales beyond the Crypt” includes a particular bit of lore about the university’s mascot — “but not the leprechaun,” Salisbury clarified.