The Snite Museum: Where the art is

By Jim Ryan '06

A temple graced Notre Dame’s campus this winter.

Actually it was a replica of a temple—the earliest monumental temple in Greece, built around 675 B.C.—and it was the fruit of The Project for the Study and Publication of Greek Stone Architecture at Corinth, directed by Robin Rhodes of the Department of Art, Art History and Design.

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Football recruits arrive early

By Jim Ryan '06

For most Notre Dame freshmen, orientation consists of ice-breakers conducted in the late summer sunshine. But for George West of Spencer, Oklahoma, Chris Stewart of Spring, Texas, and James Aldridge of Crown Point, Indiana, their introduction to student life included a heavy dose of weightlifting in the dead of winter.…

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Hall Portrait: Lewis

By Jim Ryan '06

Year Built: 1965

Capacity: 297

Male or female: Always female

They call themselves: the Chickens, or, more commonly, the Chicks.

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Jim Ryan '06

By Jim Ryan '06

As commencement approached for the class of 2006, Notre Dame Magazine asked our student, intern, Jim Ryan of Dallas, to select a few classmates to represent this year‘s senior class and talk to them about their time at Notre Dame. Here‘s five he picked and some of their thoughts.

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A protest over paychecks

By Jim Ryan ’06

A group of Notre Dame students held a sit-in outside the office of University President Father John I. Jenkins, CSC, in May 2006 as it continued its call for the University to increase significantly the wages of its lowest-paid workers. The Campus Labor Action Project (CLAP), founded in September 2005, seeks to “build an authentic Notre Dame family that treats students, workers, faculty, and alumni as equal members,” according to the CLAP

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Hall portrait: Flanner

By Jim Ryan ’06

20th in a series

Hall Portrait: Flanner

Year Built: 1969

Capacity: Up to 530

Male or Female: Always male until fall 1997

They Called Themselves: The Gamecocks or the Cocks

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