Every time a taxi makes a short trip from the Notre Dame campus to Eddy Street Commons, it drops off more than just passengers; it also leaves behind a tiny amount of pollution that lingers in the air, sometimes for years. Freshman Jake Drysdale wants to do something about that.
Notre Dame has long touted the notion that its classroom is the world. Change “world” to “World Wide Web” and it gets a bit more complicated.
Amid years of change at Notre Dame, one principle has remained constant, according to University leaders. Behind every truly great university is an excellent faculty.
You never know where in the world you might find Molly Kinder ’01. For that matter, she’s often not really sure where she’ll turn up at any given time.
One by one, the imposing metal doors whirred to life, slid open, then clicked shut behind him. Opening . . . then closing. Opening . . . then closing. Twenty doors. The process seemed to go on forever.
To the uninitiated—and, perhaps, unenlightened—it may seem among the most morbid of vocations. A task best left unconsidered. Brother Clarence Breitenbach, CSC, has his own perspective.
“I dig the graves,” he states quite simply of his service at the Holy Cross community cemetery, where he has worked since 1967. He maneuvers an old backhoe, and at times a shovel, to hollow out the final resting places for members of the religious and academic community who have died during his tenure.…
Ask any Notre Dame student, past or present, to share their fondest memory of the undergraduate experience, and it’s a pretty safe bet the story will in some way lead them back home.
Home to their residence hall, that is.
“Your education at Notre Dame really takes place in a significant way in the dorms,” says Peter Tooher, a senior who has lived all four years in the stately campus abode known affectionately as The Manor—Morrissey Manor, that is.…