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Just a Thought with Maria Gibbs
From the Desks of Becca and Sib – First Things First
#tbt – When Scholastic Told Rockne to Move Over
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Cost-of-Living and Housing Choice at Notre Dame
Priest in Training: What's life like as a freshman seminarian?
Financing Family Time: What Does Junior Parents Weekend Really Cost?

Financing Family Time: What Does Junior Parents Weekend Really Cost?

Author: Janet Stengle

Sunshine and 60 degree weather replaced February’s usual snowbanks for Junior Parents Weekend 2017. The Class of 2018 shared their home away from home with their parents and celebrated their accomplishments — including junior Henry Long’s “Chandelier” music video parody, which Fr. Jenkins played during his address at the President’s Dinner.

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Notre Dame and The Nation: How We Protest, Think, and Resist
Student Senate votes to lessen sanction against Fonseca-Narimatsu ticket
Student body candidates allegedly break rules, forfeit 7 percent of vote
In a month of protests, students march for life in South Bend
Scholastic’s endorsement: Blais and Shewit mean business
Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Author: Cassidy McDonald

At the highest levels of politics, partisanship and power struggles drive decisions and action. But at the local and college levels, collaboration is more important than power, and ideas trump ideology.

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ND Republicans Gather to Watch Historic Inauguration
Robinson-Blais: The Year in Review
Marching with the Resistance

Marching with the Resistance

Author: Jack Riedy

Inauguration Day was cold and gray, but on the day of the Women’s March, South Bend was as warm and sunny as the first day of spring. Like spring, it was the birth of something. In the shadow of construction in downtown South Bend, people gathered to build a movement. 

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ND CSE Students: Silicon Valley’s Newest Import
Road to the Rhodes: A Conversation with Alexis Doyle and Grace Watkins

Road to the Rhodes: A Conversation with Alexis Doyle and Grace Watkins

Author: O'Neil, Alison

Since late November, the Notre Dame community has been celebrating its two newest Rhodes Scholars, current seniors Alexis (“Lexi”) Doyle and Grace Watkins. Both of the scholars became friends before the application process. They were thrilled at the prospect of continuing their studies together, as well as with a majority-female Rhodes class, at Oxford. Doyle and Watkins, however, both exhibited extreme modesty and gratitude, emphasizing the scholarship as an opportunity rather than an achievement. 

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ELECTION REPORT: Common Roots, Divergent Campaigns
Staff Endorsement: Blais & Shewit
Update: Notre Dame sued for negligence in Lisa Yang death

Update: Notre Dame sued for negligence in Lisa Yang death

Author: Cassidy McDonald

The family of Lisa Yang — the Notre Dame senior who took her own life in 2015 — has sued the University of Notre Dame and the University Counseling Center for negligence, which would allow the family to be awarded the maximum amount of damages, the family’s lawyer, Daniel S. Chamberlain, said Monday.

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Notre Dame sued over Lisa Yang death
Why this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner thanked Notre Dame
Crosstalk: College Democrats and College Republicans answer the nine biggest questions this election season
American Sign Language Community Gathers Together in Prayer
Just a Thought with Hope Hollocher

Just a Thought with Hope Hollocher

Author: O'Neil, Alison

Professor of Biological Sciences Hope Hollocher is known primarily for her work on the population ecology, microbiota and genetics of macaque monkeys in Southeast Asia, specifically, in Bali and Singapore. She has spent years researching these primates in the field, analyzing their DNA and studying their gut parasites, such as intestinal worms. Her main goal is to understand how genes and parasites move through macaque populations and how social interactions and human activity affect this movement.

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From the Desks of Cory and Becca
#tbt To When We All Used to Be Happy
What it's like to be low-income at Notre Dame

What it's like to be low-income at Notre Dame

Author: Alexandra Muck

Jenna Kwak wears many hats. A Psychology and Pre-Health major from Seattle, she is also Howard Hall’s Music Commissioner and a volunteer at a local hospital. Her classmates may not realize, however, that Kwak is also a low socioeconomic status student, or in her words, “LSE.”

But Kwak says the “LSE” label does not define her.…

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How Notre Dame Students StaND Against Hate