- Mens Basketball: Sugar and Sweetney Georgetown and 6-foot-8, 260-pound forward Mike Sweetney storm the Joyce Center Saturday for a matchup with No. 11 Notre Dame (By: ANDREW SOUKUP Sports Writer)
Before the season began, Irish coach Mike Brey warned his perimeter players they would have to carry the load while the interior players developed.
- Mens Basketball: Hoyas have reason to be wary of 6th man (By: ANDREW SOUKUP Sports Writer)
Georgetown didn't need any extra motivation to play a top-10 team on the road, but they got it thanks to a blown call at the end of regulation in Wednesday night 93-82 overtime loss to Seton Hall.
- Fencing: No. 1 Lions provide test at home for Irish (By: MATT LOZAR Sports Editor)
It's important, but the Irish are keeping things in perspective.
- ND Womens Swimming: Top 25 teams clash at Rolfs (By: PAT LEONARD Sports Writer)
According to the newest national dual meet rankings, this weekend's meet between Notre Dame and Michigan should be a good one.
- ND Womens Basketball: Irish hope for swift results (By: KATIE McVOY Associate Sports Editor)
After a 76-48 lost to Boston College Wednesday night, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw said her team needed to learn from the game and move forward.
- ND Womens Tennis: Irish clawed to pieces by Wildcats (By: JOE LINDSLEY Sports Writer)
Notre Dame expected a battle heading into Thursday's match at Northwestern.
- SMC Basketball: Struggling Belles look for 2nd win from Comets (By: HEATHER VAN HOEGARDEN Sports Writer)
Saint Mary's has been ready for this game for a long time. But, they are not just ready to play, they are ready to win too, when hosting Olivet Saturday.
- Hockey: Battle of hot-shot scorers in weekend series (By: JUSTIN SCHUVER Sports Writer)
Two of the CCHA's leading goal scorers will clash this weekend as Notre Dame tries to get back on the winning track against Ohio State in a two game home series.
- Mens Tennis: Irish still searching for 1st win of the season (By: JOE LINDSLEY Sports Writer)
For the sake of both their record and their morale, the winless Irish could really use a win today.
- Track: Spartans visit Loftus to meet talented Irish (By: ANDY TROEGER Sports Writer)
Coming off strong performances last week, the Irish will look to continue their strong pace tonight against Michigan State at the Loftus Sports Center.
- Mens Swimming: Irish hit the road for 2 meets (By: LISA REIJULA Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame mens swimming and diving team hits the road this weekend to take on Cleveland State today and St. Bonaventure Saturday.
- Happy New Year! (Sarah Nestor Saint Mary's Editor)
Happy New Year! I know it has only been a month since we celebrated New Year's Eve but you can start 2003 all over again by celebrating the Chinese New Year. Just when you had forgotten about all of your New Year's resolutions and are getting used to the idea of 2003, you can celebrate it all over again.
- Responding to SMC pro-choice sponsorship Trip to Washington supports an immoral cause (Eric Glass Class of 2000)
Sometimes you hear that there are terrible problems in Catholic higher education, but then you read about something like the women from across the road who were flown to Washington, D.C. to support the brutal and gruesome destruction of innocent unborn children.
- Responding to SMC pro-choice sponsorship Questioning College's Catholic identity (Heidi Wilbershied co-president)
Saint Mary's claims that it fosters an environment of intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth. One must wonder, however, what sort of spirituality is indeed being fostered at a Catholic institution that has encouraged and financially enabled its students to lobby for pro-choice causes, via the Center for Women's Intercultural Leadership established by Saint Mary's.
- State of the Union serves up something for everyone (Gary Caruso )
Perched atop a national stage at the State of the Union joint session of Congress this week, President George Bush delivered a dramatic yet somber message that could be characterized as a tale of two nations. Sounding like a Democrat during the first half of the speech, Bush called for more spending on mentoring for children of prisoners, AIDS medications for Africa, alternative fuel-driven automobile technology and prescription drug health insurance programs for senior citizens. On the turn of a dime, Bush returned to his conservative roots by calling for further tax reductions and continued his justification for an attack Iraq.
- Alcohol laws save lives (Michael Romano junior)
I can understand Juan Bernal's frustration, expressed in his Jan. 28 letter, with laws prohibiting alcohol to people under 21. They are hypocritical, but they are hardly sterile, worthless or counterproductive. Last year I might have made the same arguments as he made, but a little research convinced me otherwise.
- Seize the chance to voice opinions (Observer Editorial )
Perhaps it is because the weather is not favorable to sidewalk chalk wars. Perhaps it is because the football season has ended. Whatever the reason, cheers to Air Force ROTC, the College Democrats, the College Republicans, Notre Dame United Muslim Organization, Pax Christi and the Peace Coalition for their collective effort to raise discussion at Monday's panel about the Iraq situation.
- South Bend raises sewer rates (By LINDA SKALSKI News Writer)
The South Bend City Council recently passed an 80 percent price raise in the cost of sewer utility, a cost that directly affects the Notre Dame community.
- Laws can strengthen institutions (By HELENA PAYNE News Editor)
American institutions have been reduced in recent times, but the law has a useful role in renewing their significance, said the archbishop of Chicago Thursday.
- OIT to hold mock online election (By HELENA PAYNE News Editor)
The Office of Information Technology is inviting students to participate Monday in a mock election to test an application for online voting in the upcoming student government races.
- Dining hall T-shirts espouse rivalry (By MATT BRAMANTI News Writer)
One entrée and four sides. That's what students can get at Grab `n' Go at the North and South Dining Halls. What some students don't know about is the little chunk of loving rivalry that comes with each brown paper bag.
- Annual appeal assists gay and lesbian students (By CAITLIN EARLY News Writer)
Each year, GALA-ND/SMC (Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College) sponsors a fundraising campaign to support gay and lesbian student groups on both campuses. OUTReachND and the Feminist Collective are groups that benefit from the fundraiser.
- Board of Trustees raises $1 million (By MELANIE BECKER News Writer)
Saint Mary's Board of Trustees raised over $1 million for the College, fulfilling their commitment to Lilly's Endowment Challenge. In March of 2002 the Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the "Initiative to Strengthen Board Commitment," stating that they would match funds raised up to $3.5 million dollars.
- The Keenan Revue Residents expand their humor in the Revue's 27th year onstage (By MARIA SMITH Scene Editor)
When people think college humor, they think of lewd, obnoxious, off-the-wall crotch-thrusting raucous fun. The Keenan Revue offers all of the above, and more besides. The skits, written by Keenan Hall residents, contain comedic insight on national security and religion lodged between parietals jokes and beer bashes.
- InFocus Conference The 2nd Annual Conference aims to promote awareness of Asian Issues (By CHRISTIE BOLSEN Scene Writer)
Here at Notre Dame, a mere 4 percent of undergraduates are Asian or Pacific Islanders. With that in mind, a conference held to address Asian and Asian American issues might appear to speak to a miniscule fraction of the student body. However, the sponsors of the 2nd Annual InFocus Conference hope to connect with all students who feel that diversity is a concern and priority — a much higher percentage than that 4 percent.