The Legendary Emil T. Hofman Autumn 2011
Editor’s note: Let me tell you…
The Excellently Extraordinary, Iconic Emil T.
Few people in Notre Dame’s history have had such an impact on the place and its students. So why the T-shirts, “Deliver Us from Emil”? It might be those weekly quizzes.
The Damage Done
It may have seemed that time heals the brain after severe blows to the head, but the evidence shows a cumulative effect may cause long-term suffering.
Lucie and Me
She was my student, I her teacher. But as life wheeled around, so, too, the swing of our friendship — until she became my very own fairy godmother.
Flights of Fancy
In a world where the supernatural is threatened with extinction, the sacred may survive in the lands of fairies, fantasy and fable.
Dealing with the Dead
The deceased were not the only victims of the mortuary tent in Logar Province, Afghanistan. Even the living are still haunted by the place.
Time Enough for a Story
As life quickens by and the generations pass, stories are handed down like heirlooms, told and retold to help us try to make sense of it all.
An Epilogue for Neil
A decade has passed since 9/11 and friends still gather in his memory, laughing at the stories that keep him and his playful soul alive — and celebrate his quest for the “arduous good.”
- If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em
- Culinary counterattack
- Women’s soccer at the summit
- Echoes: Mr Borges
- Deaths in the family
- How is the brain wired?
- Protestant school graduates less political
- Walling off noise
- Road Warrior app
- Proteins: Know when to fold ’em
The Spirit Campaign
- Getting in the game, from Peter Sellers to Captain America
- Kate Borkowski: Her songs, her way
- Cafe choice