An original musical

By Jill Boruff '02

The adventure began during their freshman year with a simple conversation about writing a musical.

Two years later, in late March, Ryan Cunningham and Thomas Curtin’s original musical comedy Chance at Love debuted before a packed house in the ballroom of the LaFortune Student Center. The success encouraged the Farley Hall Players to produce a CD of the music, and most of the same cast and crew took the show on tour this summer.…

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Too many star students

By Jill Boruff '02

It used to be that a high grade-point average was all that was needed to make the Dean’s List or graduate with honors at Notre Dame. Not anymore.

Concerned that the honors were losing their meaning because so many students were attaining them — and that it appeared easier to earn honors in some colleges than others — the University has decided to switch to a percentage-based system.…

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