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Sexual Assault: What can Title IX really do?
Election 2016: The Student's Perspective
From the Desks of Corey and Becca

From the Desks of Corey and Becca

Author: Corey Robinson and Rebecca Blais

Announcing Race Relations Week

From Oct. 24 through 27, Student Government is hosting the first Race Relations Week in Notre Dame’s 175-year history. The goal of Race Relations Week is to promote meaningful discourse within the Notre Dame community on racial justice from a variety of perspectives. The discussion will primarily focus on four topics:…

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Just a Thought with Catherine Bolten

Just a Thought with Catherine Bolten

Author: Nick Marcopoli

Dr. Bolten has worked in Sierra Leone since 2003, making connections with many people in the capital, Freetown, as well as within the University of Makeni. When the Ebola virus began spreading in Sierra Leone, she donated money to several charity organizations in West Africa, such as Doctors Without Borders. Her perspective changed in August of 2014 when a close friend of hers passed away due to Ebola, prompting her to put together her own comprehensive effort to combat Ebola. 

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Native Voices Heard at ND

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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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Author: Cassidy McDonald

Our sexual assault policies deserve more scrutiny.

The Title IX process has emerged as one of the most common methods for reporting a sexual assault on campus. But Scholastic wanted to know: Is an administrative process an adequate way to manage incidents that are often also felony crimes — including rape, stalking and physical violence?…

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O'SNAP to SafeBouND

O'SNAP to SafeBouND

Author: Alexandra Muck

In what is for some students the third change in a campus safety program during their time at Notre Dame, O’SNAP has been rebranded to SafeBouND this year. 

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Creativity Amidst Chaos: A Notre Dame Professor's Solution to the Syrian Refugee Housing Crisis
#tbt: The Divise Sandal Trend that Just Won't Quit
From the Desks of Corey and Becca
Just a Thought with Timothy O'Malley

Just a Thought with Timothy O'Malley

Author: Joann Bai

Timothy O’Malley, Ph.D. is director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy and an Associate Professional Specialist in the Department of Theology. He researches liturgical and sacramental theology and catechesis and is a 2004 (B.A.) and 2006 (M.T.S.) graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

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Welcome Weekend Ushers in the Class of 2020
Justice Ginsburg gives life to a legend
Rev. Malloy, Students Remember 9/11

Rev. Malloy, Students Remember 9/11

Author: O'Neil, Alison

This morning, South Quad — usually dotted with picnickers and Frisbee players — took on a more serious note as a diverse group of students, alumni, and even young children gathered to remember the Sept. 11 attacks. Despite the heaviness of the subject matter, however, the mood of the memorial was not one of mourning alone; a message of hope and community permeated the event from beginning to end.

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Fifteen years: On Scholastic magazine and September 11
We Used to be a Protest Campus: Tessa Bangs on the Student Worker Participation Committee
“Advancing Care for Our Common Home” Brings Laudato Si’ to Life

“Advancing Care for Our Common Home” Brings Laudato Si’ to Life

Author: Andrea Vale

Laudato Si’, the papal encyclical by which the conference was inspired, was issued in May of 2015 by Pope Francis. It focuses on the environment, as well as sustainable development, and lists a series of sustainable development goals (“SDGs”) that were unanimously approved by all countries of the United Nations in September of 2015. 

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Starting the Conversation
Livid About Laetare
From the Desks of Corey and Becca
Just a Thought with Michael Meyer
Students React to Hesburgh Library Renovations
Saint Mary’s Welcomes Jan Cervelli as President‐Elect

Saint Mary’s Welcomes Jan Cervelli as President‐Elect

Author: Kevin Culligan

The Board of Trustees selected Cervelli in an eight‐month search and interview process that began when President Carol Ann Mooney announced her impending retirement. Cervelli, a South Bend native whose sister was a Saint Mary’s graduate of the class of 1972, will begin her term on June 1.

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Notre Dame Expert Schmuhl on GOP Primaries
The Keenan Revue and the Hall it Represents
A New Beginning: Dawn of the Dorms
#tbt: The Debate Over the Stay-Hall System (1964)
From the Desks of Bryan and Nidia: It's Time for Change
Just a Thought: Emmanuel Katongole
Rohr’s Hosts Student Event ‘Bites and Brews’