- Sanctions change nothing (Mike Connolly Associate Sports Editor)
Any Notre Dame student who read the media coverage of the NCAA sanctions placed on the Irish football team must have been shocked when they returned to campus and found that everything was continuing normally and the Dome hadnot collapsed.
- Murphy struggles in return to Jersey (By BRIAN KESSLER Sports Editor)
Tuesday's showdown with Big East foe Rutgers in Piscataway, N.J., was supposed to be a homecoming for Notre Dame standout Troy Murphy.
- Irish roll to No. 5 ranking, top of Big East (By KERRY SMITH Assistant Sports Editor)
Every team has a weakness, but finding a weak link when the Notre Dame women's basketball team steps onto the court is becoming an increasingly harder task with each notch the Irish put in the win column.
- Irish start season 2-1 in Hawaii (Observer Staff Report )
- Four Domers appear in NHL draft rankings (Special to The Observer )
- Mysteries of Notre Dame (Laura Petelle Assistant Managing Editor)
It's a new semester and that means it's time to recap mysteries on campus, both new and old.
- Accepting an Australian Accent (Letter to the Editor )
I am a Notre Dame student the likes of which you will probably never see.
- Shipmates deserve better than inmates (Letter to the Editor )
It is unfortunate that jails are needed in our society, but they are. As our elected officials consider the need for new jails in our country and the specifications for those new jails, I would like to offer some perspective.
- Eating disorders affect us all (Letter to the Editor )
I wanted to thank The Observer for last semester's front-page article on eating disorders. I personally do not suffer from the terrible effects of these diseases, but they have touched almost every aspect of my life.
- Death penalty still lives (Letter to the Editor )
I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the approximately 150 Notre Dame and Saint Mary's faculty and students who took time from their finals preparations last semester to attend the execution of Mr. D.H. Fleenor of Madison, Ind. on Dec. 9, 1999.
- Irish respond to NCAA sanctions NCAA hands Notre Dame its first major violation (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN News Writer)
The storied history of sports beneath the Golden Dome took a major hit as Notre Dame received its first-ever major violation of NCAA regulations.
- University plans to ensure that no further violations occur (By MIKE CONNOLLY and KATHLEEN O'BRIEN News Writers)
In the wake of being placed on probation by the NCAA, Notre Dame is emphasizing its promising future and continued commitment to high moral standards, not the disappointing violations of the past several years.
- Malloy accepts task force recommendation (Special to The Observer )
Notre Dame president Edward Malloy has accepted recommendations by the University's Task Force on Anti-sweatshop Initiatives that, consistent with Catholic social teaching, the University prohibit the manufacture of licensed products in all countries, without exception, which do not recognize the legal rights of workers to organize, and that the University create a model factory monitoring program to provide for joint monitoring by professional auditors and members of church, labor and human rights organizations.
- ND community will honor King (By TIM LOGAN News Editor)
The Notre Dame community spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday moving in and registering for classes, but next week, the University will sponsor events celebrating King's dream and his legacy.
- ND, Saint Mary's survive Y2K (By ANNE MARIE MATTINGLY Associate News Editor)
Notre Dame and Saint Mary's computer systems encountered no serious Y2K-related problems, according to Michael Favorite, associate director for Y2K compliance and Saint Mary's director of Information Technology Joel Cooper.
- Group seeks to expand influence (By JOSHUA BOURGEOIS Assistant News Editor)
The Faculty Senate passed a last-minute resolution regarding the President's Ad Hoc committee on academic and student affairs Tuesday night.
- Students laud dining hall changes (By SARAH RYKOWSKI News Writer)
Change is in the air at Noble Family Dining Hall on Saint Mary's campus. Students returning from break were greeted by a new setup that relocated some of the dining hall's more popular meal choices, most notably the soup and salad bar.
- Irish among schools feeling wrath of NCAA (Observer Staff Report )