Richard Riehle ’70 has been known as many things in his career: character actor, theater standout and, more than anything, as the “jump to conclusions” guy from the movie Office Space (1999).
On Ash Wednesday, the 12:10 Mass in the crypt of Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart was more crowded than usual. It was to be expected. On Sundays and 10 other holy days, Church law requires Catholics to be at Mass, but not on Ash Wednesday, when every Mass seems nevertheless to be jammed to the rafters.
Economists recently have recognized a need to revise the picture of economic behavior portrayed in homo economicus, the long-held view that people act on the basis of self-interest alone. There is increasing recognition that a good deal of human behavior is not explained by the concept.
This edition of Networthy offers a roundup of commentary on the contraception controversy regarding the U.S. Health and Human Services rule that requires almost all employers to offer contraception in their medical insurance plans.
My son walks into my bedroom. He has discovered something in the depths of the bathroom linen closet or perhaps buried on a back shelf of the medicine cabinet. It’s about an inch square.
David Matthews isn’t your typical builder. He broke ground on his first confirmed real estate success, the innovative Ivy Quad development that rises near the Notre Dame campus, the the year the housing bubble popped, when he was 26.
And here we are, the quintessential stay-at-home red button crisis issue. Our kid is only kind of sick, and we can’t figure out if we should send him to school or not.
Drilling for oil and doing archival research share similarities. Both pursuits involve targeting a location, probing the territory for what you’re hoping to find, and either making a strike or moving on to another place to drill.
Strips 116-119 of the popular comic strip Molarity, which previewed in The Observer in 1977, continue to follow the protest over the housing lottery. The double strip takes a look at the excitement of a close football bowl game.
A Mendoza professor is a leader in a global movement to save the planet and ourselves by sharing what we all have in common.
It started as a tour of Civil War sites, but the end result was much deeper.
The live album, From Gethsemani to Galway, charts the 30-year journey of the Folk Choir.
Pirates and the Protestant Reformation, anti-matter and crying babies. Those are some of the topics covered in this edition of Networthy. One thing is certain: No one can ever accuse Notre Dame people of having narrow interests.
When my son was 3, I signed him up for skating lessons at the local ice rink. Somehow now, four years later, I’m a hockey mom. And I spend a lot of time lacing up skates in boys’ locker rooms.