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January 20, 2009

By Matt Cashore '94

January 20, 2009
Every so often the Notre Dame campus pauses to share a moment in history. Sadly, this is often at times of crisis or tragedy, but on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, the campus paused in joy, pride and hope as Barack Obama took the oath of office as President of the United States.…

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Dome In January

By Matt Cashore '94

Dome in January
This photo of the Main Building was shot with a special-effects lens called a Lensbaby. Basically you take your really expensive highly engineered digital camera and snap a cheap piece of plastic where the really expensive lens should go. You have some control over the image but the fun is not knowing exactly what the effect will be. I think this is sort of how it feels to be on campus in early January. You have one eye sort of halfway open and your vision is blurred from the tears caused by the sting of the cold wind.…

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Lerato Stands Before Me

By Kenneth Storen '92

I must admit that I rather enjoy sitting on the large, brown mudstone boulders that litter the landscape around my tin-roofed house. Never too hot, perfect for watching life go by under the southern African sun.

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