Hurling: Fighting Irish Commence Playing Irish Sports

By Susie Schaab '03

The newest sport on campus is one of the oldest on record.

Earlier this year Notre Dame became the first college in the United States with a hurling program, according to the Irish graduate student who organized the program.

Hurling, which this fall will become an official club sport, is considered by many to be the fastest and oldest field sport on earth. Played by the Celts as early as 600 B.C., it’s Ireland’s national sport and remains immensely popular there. But in America, hurling clubs typically are found only in major cities.…

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Hall Portrait: Lyons

By Susie Schaab '03

Year built*: 1925

Capacity: 211

Male or female? Male till 1974, when it was converted into the sixth residence hall for women.

They Call Themselves: the Lions or Lyonites (in 1971-72 the dorm softball team went by the name Lyons Tigers).

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ND's 14th Rhodes Scholar

By Susie Schaab '03

Senior Andrew Serazin has been many places the past four years: West Africa to research malaria; Tucson, Arizona, to live in the Biosphere; Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend a United Nations’ summit on sustainable development.

Next fall he’ll settle down for at least two years in England when he becomes Notre Dame’s 14th Rhodes Scholar.

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