Stories of us

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First-year student Sara Abdel-Rahim is a long way from her conservative Muslim family’s home in Florida, and an even longer way from the family’s homeland in Egypt. When she chose to come to Notre Dame, Abdel-Rahim didn’t even know it was a Catholic school. Spring visitation convinced her that this was her collegiate home — “There’s something in the bricks,” she says with a smile, showing that she knows her ND history.…

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Deaths

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Richard T. Danahy ‘38, 10/09/2013, Buffalo, NY
Paul F. Eble ‘38, 01/22/2014, Angola, IN
Henry N. Rogers ‘40, 11/28/2013, Arlington Heights, IL
S. Louis Belli ‘42, 11/29/2013, Titusville, NJ
John P. Meyer ‘42, 10/31/2013, Danville, IL
Paul E. Wack ‘42 MS, ’47 PHD, 11/19/2013, Portland, OR
George J. Kelly ‘43, 11/01/2013, Parkville, MD

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Deaths

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Francis H. Hurley ‘33, 06/10/2013, South Yarmouth, MA
Patrick J. Fisher ’35,’37 JD, 07/31/2013, Indianapolis, IN
Edward J. Kelly ‘40,’42 JD, 07/26/2013, Mount Prospect, IL
Edward J. Sullivan, MD, ‘42, 08/26/2013, St. Augustine, FL
Robert E. Hecht ’42, 08/12/2013, Racine, WI
Thomas J. Walker ’42, 09/11/2013, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Culture, Irish-style

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The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at Notre Dame is now collaborating on the publication of Field Day Review. This annual journal, primarily concerned with Irish literary and political culture, has been published for 25 years. It is edited by Seamus Deane and Breandan Mac Suibhne, both of the Irish studies institute. The 2005 issue is pictured at left.…

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The Human Tide

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The story of immigration is a complex collection of statements, studies and personal narratives that pose conflicting truths and vexing questions. Here are some of those thoughts:

Immigration is a phenomenon that has shaped and reshaped the world for thousands of years. Here in the United States immigration is driving an intense and divisive national debate, one that stretches from the halls of Congress to communities across the country where people grapple with its effects in real and emotional ways. No other issue has so divided our country or stirred so much emotion since the Civil Rights Movement of the last century. The outcome of this debate will help us define our national character for years to come.…

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