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Crossroads Completed: Duncan Student Center Adds New Dimension to Campus Life
From the Desks of Becca and Sib
ScreenPeace Film Festival Highlights Topics in Global Peace Studies
Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Author: Tessa Bangs

As I close one personal chapter, Scholastic as an institution simultaneously turns a new page while looking back into its long and storied past. 

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Staff Endorsement: Alex Kruszewski & Julia Dunbar
Old vs. New, Tried vs. True
Gates McGavick & Corey Gayheart: Gratitude for School Reconciles Opposite Viewpoints
Alex Kruszewski & Julia Dunbar: Proven Dedication, Potential Innovation
Andrew Gannon & Mark Moran: Fresh Faces, Fresh Perspectives
From the Desks of Becca and Sib: Finishing Strong
#tbt Women Take Power at Notre Dame
Just a Thought
Students March for Life in Washington
Big Changes: Analyzing Coaches' First Irish Seasons
Despite Personnel Turnover, Irish Building for the Future
Notre Dame Employees and Students Recover Birth Control Coverage

Notre Dame Employees and Students Recover Birth Control Coverage

Author: Ashley Lo

Notre Dame’s third-party health plan partners will continue to provide contraceptives to plan members, the university announced on Nov. 7. 

The decision came as a major turnabout after the university notified faculty and staff on Oct. 27 that Notre Dame would act on the Trump Administration overhaul of an Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” mandate that required employers to provide birth control coverage. …

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Author: Tessa Bangs

What happens when the nation’s most pressing social issues come into play on Notre Dame’s campus? How do those in positions of power and authority react to these conflicts? In what ways do the affected students, faculty and staff come to terms with these decisions?

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2018 Commencement Speaker Announced
Opioid Crisis Hits Close to Home

Opioid Crisis Hits Close to Home

Author: Joe Disipio

A few weeks ago, a family from Granger, Indiana appeared on the “Today” show. In many cases, it would be cause for celebration to see a family from eight miles down the road on national television. 

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Four Asks: Countering Changes to Title IX

Four Asks: Countering Changes to Title IX

Author: Andrea Vale

On Sept. 22, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ department announced that the current presidential administration would be rescinding Obama-era guidance on how to handle sexual assault on campuses across the country.

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From the Desks of Becca and Sib
#tbt Nuclear Fears: Then and Now

#tbt Nuclear Fears: Then and Now

Author: Peter Baltes

In 1984, the world was still gripped by the Cold War. Harsh rhetoric flew back and forth between Washington and Moscow, and fears of nuclear Armageddon would not have been misplaced.

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Just a Thought with Natalie Porter

Just a Thought with Natalie Porter

Author: Christian Abraham-Arega

Professor of anthropology Natalie Porter focuses her research primarily on interactions between humans and animals, and how these interactions affect human and environmental health. Scholastic spoke with Porter to understand her research and learn about her travels.

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Notre Dame Ventures Onto the International Stage for Notre Dame Forum
Celebrating Scholastic's 150th Anniversary
Students and Faculty Gather to Make an

Students and Faculty Gather to Make an "Impact" on Sustainability

Author: Ashley Lo

Four leading  sustainability speakers gathered on Monday, Oct. 9 to discuss sustainability efforts with Notre Dame students on campus. The panel aimed to “increase visibility and education of climate change and the role of renewable energy,” said one campaign organizer. 

The panel was hosted by Impact, a nonprofit organization based in Chicago, and co-sponsored by minor in sustainability. …

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South Bend Takes a Stand on Human Rights

South Bend Takes a Stand on Human Rights

Author: Kelli Smith

On Sept. 12, the St. Joseph County Council passed an interlocal agreement that, once signed, will redirect cases of discrimination within the county’s limits from Indianapolis agencies to the South Bend Human Rights Commission.

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#tbt To Rules That Just Won't Change

#tbt To Rules That Just Won't Change

Author: Ferdinandi, Emma

In Scholastic’s November 1998 issue, Erin Lum wrote about her vain attempts to turn in an assignment past the deadline for a class taught by a “stickler for rules” — a frustration that college students are all too familiar with.

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SenNotes: Student Senate Update

SenNotes: Student Senate Update

Author: Joe Disipio

Transparency is the key to any functioning government, so in every issue, Scholastic will attempt to pull back the curtain on student government and see what makes the Senate, elected to represent the interests of the student body, tick.

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From the Desks of Becca and Sib - What would you change about Notre Dame?