Eye on Notre Dame Summer 2005
Editor’s Note: Those Angry Readers
A smorgasbord of media outletsâmany pushing an agenda over objectivityâis enabling people to choose the news they want to hear. Is that good for America?
CBS brought together God and a teenage girl to see how the divine might work in the world. But the network showed too little faith and Joan departs, with only a few clues to go on.
While many proponents in the pro-life and pro-choice camps have locked into a stalemate, others are finding comon ground and reaching out to rescue mothers and babies.
The Human Genome Project may point to “better living through genetic engineering,” but with it comes a minefield of ethical dilemmas.
The nature trail at Saint Mary’s College offers refuge and passage.
Two hats for Jenkins as his ND presidency begins
Now that’s some graduation gift
Notre Dame landmarks disappearing
Fencers national champions again
Popular hymns born in Basilica
Eucharistic procession revived
What became of the appeal of the federal court decision that said the Corporation for National and Community Service couldn’t help fund Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education program because the relationship violated separation of church and state?
Were the off-duty police officers in Australia who harassed Notre Dame students studying abroad last year ever punished?
Did the national movement against Taco Bell, which included protesting Notre Dame students, succeed in increasing wages for migrant tomato pickers?
What has been the response by alumni to the offer of body vaults and niches for cremated remains in Cedar Grove Cemetery?
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Bonus copy: Reflections
For many years, Father George Wiskirchen, CSC, directed the Notre Dame Jazz Band. His niece, Julie Wiskirchen, ND class of 1994, pays homage to him in “Remembering Uncle Father”":/news/10436
In another story of a car, 1980 Notre Dame graduate D.A. Narducci III reflects on the trip he took to campus with William G. Millman Jr. ’79 in Two Friends and an MG.
For Tom Pierce, a 2003 ND graduate, a friendship he and his brother, Don Pierce, class of 2001, developed with an elderly ND graduate opened his eyes to the meaning Notre Dame holds for its students. He writes about that gift in The Essence of Notre Dame.