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Harden Not My Heart

By Anne Diffily

Every time I want to turn my back on a panhandler extending his hand — and instinctively I do flinch — I hear the small, insistent voice of my humanity prodding me to respond.

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Deaths in the family

By The editors

Conrad L. Kellenberg, a fixture on the Notre Dame Law School faculty from 1955 until his retirement in 2005, died April 8 at age 88. He was known for greeting colleagues in the hallways by repeating the word “Hello” at three different pitches. “As if to show he meant it,” said Fernand “Tex” Dutile ’65J.D., emeritus professor of law and a former student of Kellenberg’s.…

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Cold temps, warm words

By The editors

A warm camaraderie prevailed at the Class of 2016 commencement as Laetare Medal recipients Vice President Joe Biden and John Boehner, former Speaker of the House, praised each other’s bipartisan spirit and called on the graduates to renew the character of American politics.

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Current Affairs

Harden Not My Heart

By Anne Diffily

Every time I want to turn my back on a panhandler extending his hand — and instinctively I do flinch — I hear the small, insistent voice of my humanity prodding me to respond.

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Cold temps, warm words

By The editors

A warm camaraderie prevailed at the Class of 2016 commencement as Laetare Medal recipients Vice President Joe Biden and John Boehner, former Speaker of the House, praised each other’s bipartisan spirit and called on the graduates to renew the character of American politics.

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For the children I would

By Angie Therber

The warning crackle of an antiquated sound system broke into my lesson, followed by the school secretary’s urgent voice, “Teachers, check your voice mail immediately.” All of us teachers were caught off-guard and fumbled our way through this first lockdown drill of the year.

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Science and Technology

Scientific tools

By Gene Stowe

Integrating science into the prison-education program has been a challenge of logistics. How does one teach subjects that require sophisticated equipment and access to materials which might be off-limits within the prison walls?

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Deaths in the family

By The editors

Conrad L. Kellenberg, a fixture on the Notre Dame Law School faculty from 1955 until his retirement in 2005, died April 8 at age 88. He was known for greeting colleagues in the hallways by repeating the word “Hello” at three different pitches. “As if to show he meant it,” said Fernand “Tex” Dutile ’65J.D., emeritus professor of law and a former student of Kellenberg’s.…

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Society and Culture

Harden Not My Heart

By Anne Diffily

Every time I want to turn my back on a panhandler extending his hand — and instinctively I do flinch — I hear the small, insistent voice of my humanity prodding me to respond.

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