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Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Author: Ellie Buerk

It is an unspoken understanding on campus that from the months of October through December, everyone is sick. Maybe it’s the stress, all the sleepless nights piling on top of one another, or maybe it’s the shifting weather, but, whatever the cause, everyone is feeling the weight of the semester.

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Into the Crossfire

Into the Crossfire

Author: Ellie Buerk

Everyday, 100 people’s lives are lost to gun violence. In the following segments, Scholastic investigates how gun violence has affected the community of South Bend and what prevention efforts are being made both on campus and in the city itself.

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Former Notre Dame Football Players Sues University over Brain Injuries

Former Notre Dame Football Players Sues University over Brain Injuries

Author: Genevieve Redsten

Outside Notre Dame Stadium, a bronze sculpture of Knute Rockne rests atop an inscription: “105 WINS, 12 LOSSES, 5 TIES.” A legendary head football coach, Rockne led Notre Dame to tremendous football victories. But according to Notre Dame professor of American Studies Annie Coleman, he also understood the power of theater, marketing and spectacle.

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#tbt Sex Abuse Scandals

#tbt Sex Abuse Scandals

Author: O'Malley, Aidan

In the September 2002 edition of Scholastic, “Acting in the Aftermath” by Annie Robinson explored how University leaders first responded to that landmark Boston Globe investigation, which revealed how the Archdiocese of Boston — and later, we would learn, archdioceses across the country — protected and therefore enabled pedophilic priests.

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From the Desks of Elizabeth and Pat
Just a Thought
Judgement Calls
Judgment Calls
The New Irish1Card Policy: Enforcing Safety or Preventing It?
Breaking the Notre Dame Mold: A Profile of Anne Jarrett
#tbt: Notre Dame’s Clashmore Mike

#tbt: Notre Dame’s Clashmore Mike

Author: Perez, Adriana

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.

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from the Desks of Elizabeth and Pat

from the Desks of Elizabeth and Pat

Author: Elizabeth Boyle and Patrick McGuire

Welcome back home under the dome! We hope you all had wonderful, restful summers and are ready for a great year ahead. Up in room 203 LaFun we have been busy welcoming the new members of our cabinet, starting the year off in Student Senate and working hard to create the best campus for all of you.

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Just A Thought

Just A Thought

Author: Peter Baltes

Dr. Luis Schiumerini is an assistant professor of political science at Notre Dame. Dr. Schiumerini also serves as a research associate at the Center for the Politics of Development at UC Berkeley, as well as a board member of the Argentine Panel Election Study 2015.

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Grubhub Comes to Campus
A Rector’s Farewell
Reviews: April Issue
Student Body President Discusses Student State of the Union
Judgment Calls
Finding Common Ground with John Kerry and Condoleezza Rice
Just A Thought

Just A Thought

Author: Krienke, Kimani

Rev. Wilson “Bill” Miscamble, C.S.C. is a Holy Cross priest, history professor and historian at Notre Dame who studies U.S. diplomatic and political history.

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#tbt Facelift ‘88
From the Desks of Elizabeth and Pat
“Uncle Ted:” Notre Dame Rescinds Honorary Degree of Defrocked U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick
The Invisible Problem: Exploring Mental Health at Notre Dame
Eviction Crisis Grips South Bend
Farewell to FYS: Administration Announces Plans to Dissolve First Year of Studies
#tbt A Fight That Lives On

#tbt A Fight That Lives On

Author: Krienke, Kimani

In the Oct. 23, 1931 issue, Scholastic announced that Notre Dame would be sponsoring a “minor sports program.” The annual boxing tournament known as the Bengal Bouts was born.

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From the Desks of Gates and Corey