The hardcourt wizardry of forward Tim Abromaitis and guard Ben Hansbrough on the men’s squad and superstar guard Skylar Diggins on the women’s team stoked national championship chatter among Irish basketball fans a year ago, but many remain unaware that such excitement had occurred before.
Joe Bellavance ’89 knows how to get people to stop at his trade show booth. He fires up an oven he’s schlepped there from home and bakes his signature artisan bread.
I forget things more and more these days, a tendency I attribute to growing older. To be honest, at 51, I’m not sure which makes me more anxious: my thinning hair or my lethargic synapses.
I am sitting on cement bleachers at an ice rink southeast of Chicago’s O’Hare airport, our home ice. The kids and I are nearing the end of our day, I am tired and my butt is cold. I would like for the women seated near me to stop talking. Endless, mindless chatter about nothing. What merit is left to silence?
I saw that BK got a two year extension, and I thought, Hmmm, after two seasons is he still the New Lou?
Strips 111-115 of the popular comic strip Molarity, which previewed in The Observer in 1977, follow the protest over the housing lottery, a little publication called “the dog book,” and the agony of finals.
Charles W. “Lefty” Smith Jr., the patriarch of University of Notre Dame ice hockey died Jan. 3, 2012, of natural causes in his South Bend, Ind., home.
Winds of change are stirring in Cuba, and Notre Dame’s School of Architecture is exploring opportunities to help the city of Havana frame its future while preserving the rich and classic beauty of its past.
Some side notes from associate editor John Nagy’s trip to Havana.
In the years since the collapse of the World Trade Center’s twin towers, hundreds of thousands of American youths have signed up for military service to sacrifice life and limb for the welfare of their fellow Americans. Dr. Kenneth Graf has spent much of that time trying to keep them from having to.
The maxim, “With age comes wisdom,” may in fact have a neurological basis.
I spoke the other night to a group of ND students about writing. The Career Center had gotten us together to talk about careers in publishing.
The Rome of the Americas slideshow
Sexual assault is a crime few people want to talk about. It’s a tough topic — personally invasive and legally loaded, intricately complicated and sensitive. It’s national in scope and particularly problematic on college campuses.
Twice that weekend, both on my flight to San Diego on Thursday and my return flight to campus that Sunday, I felt like I was going home.
Books by and about Notre Dame people.
The commons is actually a simple notion, but advocates say it has huge ramifications for how we lead our lives, maintain our communities and organize our society in the years to come.
Letters to the editor
Deaths in the Notre Dame family
Notre Dame football expanded into the digital world along with the Internet and blogging explosion over the past decade. Here are some sites for the Notre Dame and college football fan.
Seen and heard on the Notre Dame campus.
Domers in the news
Deaths of Notre Dame alumni
Dramatic shots of the skies above South Bend called attention to campus at least twice last year.
On November 15, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels stayed overnight in Alumni Hall, a men’s dorm and self-proclaimed “Center of the Universe.” He might have learned as much from the men of Alumni as they did from him.
She may have lived in the 12th century, but the German mystic Hildegard of Bingen speaks to the 21st, says Margot Fassler, Notre Dame’s Keough-Hesburgh professor of music history and liturgy.
Regis Philbin, ND class of 1953, ended his morning talk show duties on Live! with Regis and Kelly on Nov. 18, 2011. The man often spoke enthusiastically of his alma mater on the air, regaling audiences with affectionate descriptions of everything s from his favorite duck in Saint Mary’s Lake to the courtrooms in the new Eck Hall of Law.
Welcome to Molarity Redux, the 26th strip in the updated, continuing adventures of Jim Mole and friends.
A friend recently asked me for advice on how to manage mornings better. Evidently in her house, mornings were stressful, with much yelling and nagging and conflict.