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Opening Mass and Picnic

By Matt Cashore '94

8.25.09, 6:38 p.m.

Picnic
Photo by Matt Cashore

Notre Dame students, facutly, staff and families celebrated the opening of the school year with the annual Mass and picnic. What does it take to feed the Notre Dame family? Here is the picnic by the numbers:

10,320 meals served

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Move-In Time

By Matt Cashore '94

8.21.09 11:37 a.m.

Move-in

“It didn’t look like that much stuff in the car,” said first-year student Salina Sambar after she and her parents unloaded their minivan outside Pasquerilla West. Sambar is from Madison, Alabama.

Photo by Matt Cashore…

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Frank McCourt at Notre Dame

By Robert Schmuhl ’70

The invitation provoked incredulity and irony in equal measure. “Me?” inquired Frank McCourt, author of Angela’s Ashes and ’Tis. The first word of his letter was set off as a paragraph unto itself.

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I wanted to be part of that

By John Monczunski

Amber Herkey recalls with awe meeting Father Hesburgh the first time she came to campus as a high school participant in Notre Dame’s summer African-American Catholic Leadership Seminar.

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Band Crossing

By Matt Cashore '94

August 20, 2009, 9:43 a.m.

Band Crossing

The University of Notre Dame Band kicked off the 2009-10 school year with its annual marchout. Although it did in fact rain on their parade, hundreds of visitors, staff and early arriving students lined campus sidewalks to watch the event.…

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August 5, 2009, 1500 feet over God Quad

By Matt Cashore '94

AF1ND

August 5, 2009

President Barack Obama made another appearance on the Notre Dame campus—or more accurately OVER the Notre Dame campus. Air Force One passed over God Quad as President Obama left the South Bend Regional Airport after a visit to Elkhart County.…

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