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Notre Dame Community Pauses to Reflect during Walk the Walk Week

Notre Dame Community Pauses to Reflect during Walk the Walk Week

Author: Peterson, Alina

For the fifth annual Walk the Walk Week, students, faculty and guests participated in an array of thought-provoking events. Programming included a discussion panel luncheon with keynote speaker and civil rights activist Diane Nash on Martin Luther King Day, as well as a unity-building mass at the Basilica presided over by Pete McCormick, C.S.C. 

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Patidar-Patrick Prioritize Feasibility, Awareness
Bates-Henry Denounce Crime, Climate Change 
Ingal-Galbenski Promise to Fight for Students
#tbt Scholastic Previews 1961 Bengal Bouts Competition
From the Desks of Elizabeth and Pat
Just a Thought: Laura Betz

Just a Thought: Laura Betz

Author: Lee, Michael

Laura Betz, assistant professor of English and Director of Undergraduate Studies in her department, focuses on Romantic-era poetry and literature. Scholastic spoke to Professor Betz to find out more about her writing and teaching.

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Opinion: What we can learn from Iowa

Opinion: What we can learn from Iowa

Author: Kelli Smith and Gretchen Hopkirk

The 2020 Iowa Caucus was a daunting event to cover as student journalists. We arrived in Mount Vernon, Iowa, not entirely sure whether we could distill the unorthodox nominating process into an intelligible story for our Notre Dame audience. One encounter led to another, and our three-day trip resulted in a personable tour of a small town that carries a significant electoral responsibility.

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Author: Ellie Buerk

Every year Scholastic reviews the tickets running for student body president and vice president. We sit down and pore over the platforms these candidates have constructed over months of hard work and thoughtfulness. We attempt to understand who they are beyond their platform and then we debate who we think best represents the student body.

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New Irish Athletics Center Adds Safety, Efficiency to Football Practices
Professor Awarded $2.5 Million Grant: Laura Miller-Graff Fights to Support Pregnant Women Exposed to Violence
Incendiary Rhetoric, Impeachment and Protests: Attorney General William Barr Visits Campus
#tbt Our Ladies’ University

#tbt Our Ladies’ University

Author: Ellie Buerk

In 2012, women made up 49% of the undergraduate population and 12 of the last 14 Fulbright scholars. Of the past fifteen valedictorians, 47% were female and 5 of the last 11 class presidents were women.

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From the Desks of Elizabeth and Pat
Making Politics Personal with Condoleezza Rice
Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Author: Ellie Buerk

In the September 26, 1991 issue of Scholastic, writer Ian Mitchell compiled a summary of opinions about Notre Dame drawn from various college guidebooks.

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Judgment Calls
Just a Thought

Just a Thought

Author: O'Malley, Aidan

Jaime Pensado, associate professor of history, focuses his research on student activism in Mexico during the Cold War as well as the impact of the Cuban Revolution on liberal and conservative movements.

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LimeBike Shifts Business Model in South Bend

LimeBike Shifts Business Model in South Bend

Author: Clara Saint-Denis

LimeBikes have vanished across campus as Lime moves away from bicycles and towards electric scooters. All of South Bend, as well as Notre Dame, St. Mary’s College and Holy Cross College have been affected as of May by the company’s shifting business model.

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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