Celebrating Scholastic's 150th Anniversary

Author: Tessa Bangs

In the second edition of our 150th anniversary celebration, I examine one of Scholastic’s familial ties: that of editor-in-chief Mark J. Mitchell, Jr., class of 1939, and his grandson, Mark J. Mitchell IV, class of 1996, who served as managing editor.

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Celebrating Scholastic's 150th Anniversary

Author: Tessa Bangs

As part of our 150th anniversary celebration, I will be including a brief story in each edition of Scholastic this year about one of our formers editors. Since coming into this role, I have had the privilege of hearing many of these biographies, and with each I gain a better understanding of this publication’s — and university’s — history.

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GALA-ND/SMC Supports LGBT Students

Author: Tessa Bangs

GALA-ND/SMC, the Gay and Lesbian Alumni of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College, recently announced a fundraising campaign to finance the first ever scholarship for qualified LGBT students at Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s.

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#tbt: Scholastic on FDR

Author: Tessa Bangs

All that is left to tell is who exactly will win this 2016 election. In this 1932 issue of Scholastic, students voiced their opinions on what kind of man they thought would do that: a man that would come to be held as one of the greatest in the country’s political history.

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Student Government Touches on Mental Health in Memorandum

Author: Tessa Bangs

Focusing mainly on the two subjects of further analysis of designated “high risk groups” as well as the individual colleges’ responses to the mental health needs of their students, the memo published a series of additional recommendations, categorized within the groups of Climate and Procedures and accompanied by commitments on the part of student government itself.

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Student Government Launches New Initiative

Author: Tessa Bangs

As current leaders of student government, the two now do not have the same flexibility to perform this ritual again. In continuing with a campaign platform promise, however, they have now come up with what they believe to be a suitable equivalent: an online platform called “Onward.”

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Faculty and Research

Author: Tessa Bangs

“You want the best professors who are most passionate about what they’re doing and those are the ones who are doing research."

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