- Zorich unplugged The Observer catches up with former Notre Dame All-American defensive tackle Chris Zorich (By PEYTON BERG Sports Writer)
Former Notre Dame football defensive lineman Chris Zorich's aggressive, relentless playing style struck fear into the hearts of opponents from 1987-1990.
- Irish vaulters tune up for Big East meet in Canada (By ANDREW SOUKUP Sports Writer)
Notre Dame's women's pole vault crew is arguably the best in the Big East in every meet this season, at least one athlete has broken the indoor school record.
- Notre Dame heads to Canada (By NOAH AMSTADTER Sports Writer)
With one more week to go before the Big East Championships, the Notre Dame men's track and field team decided to switch the schedule around a bit.
- No. 2 Notre Dame looking to dethrone No. 1 Stanford (By MIKE CONNOLLY Sports Writer)
In its toughest test of the season since the opening weekend, the Notre Dame fencing team travels to Duke this weekend to face several national powers.
- Belles looking for a win in final home game of season (By KATIE McVOY Assistant Sports Editor)
There will be some serious traveling going on this Saturday at Angela Athletic facility during the Saint Mary's basketball game.
- Tough weekend ahead for Irish (By RACHAEL BIBER Sports Writer)
With nearly two weeks of rest now over, the 30th-ranked Irish men's tennis team is all geared up for the beginning of a crucial homestand starting this weekend with matchups against fifth-ranked Duke and Iowa.
- Notre Dame looks for clean sweep against Bowling Green (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Sports Writer)
For Notre Dame, the CCHA playoffs might as well start now.
- Notre Dame wary of West Virginia crowd (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
The Irish always bring out the best or the worst in their opponents.
- Learning the ropes (Scott Brodfuehrer Wire Editor)
As a second semester freshman, I've adjusted to my new home at Notre Dame. I've discovered the campus' hidden secrets that O'Shag and O'Shaughnessy really are the same building, that no matter how much we North and Mod Quad dwellers claim North is equal, South Dining Hall is really better, and that lightening doesn't strike when someone breaks parietals.
- Finding myself in Poland (Joanna Mikulski Innsbruck Stimme)
Its magnificent Old City forms a geometric maze of black-stained, yellow buildings. Above the downtown rises the Wawel Castle, a tribute to Eastern European kings.
- Guest Column Celebrating Valentine's Day for all the wrong reasons (Katey O'Donnell Swarthmore Phoenix)
- Some words not to be used lightly (Kelly Rogers Amanda Rubio)
You're hanging out with your friends after the Super Bowl, eagerly anticipating the debut of "Survivor II." The group starts to banter about who will be the first to get kicked off, the feminist ex-cop or the hot personal trainer. Suddenly, one of your cohorts announces, "I don't care, `Survivor' is gay." Some of your peers giggle nervously, while the others awkwardly change the subject.
- Students should support women's basketball (Kati Miller senior)
Basketball is one of the most popular sports here at Notre Dame. The women's basketball team is undefeated. They are ranked No. 1 in the nation. Admission to their games is free for all students. Someone, please, explain to me why there were no more than 50 students at Wednesday's game versus Pittsburgh?
- Grade level plays role in choosing running mates (By MIKE CONNOLLY News Writer)
Most people would agree that issues and ideas of a candidate should be the deciding factor in who gets elected in any campaign. In student government elections, oftentimes who you know plays as much of a role as what you want to do. Choosing a president and vice president from different classes can help a ticket spread its appeal to more students.
- Editor appoints 3 to top Observer posts (By NELLIE WILLIAMS Ireland Correspondent)
Noreen Gillespie has been rehired as Managing Editor of The Observer for the 2001-2002 school year, Editor in Chief Mike Connolly announced Thursday. Bob Woods and Kerry Smith were also chosen as Business Manager and Assistant Managing Editor, respectively.
- Bush eyes faith-based programs u Notre Dame ACE director to aid President's efforts (By KIFLIN TURNER News Writer)
Why was John Staud, director of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE), invited by President Bush last Wednesday to discuss the implementation of the administration's faith-based service initiatives?
- Feminist Harding discusses women in science (By MOLLY McVOY Saint Mary's Editor)
Science benefits from women as much as women benefit from science, according to renowned feminist Sandra Harding, who spoke at Saint Mary's Thursday night.
- Scully lecture details personal experience in Chile (By MARIBEL MOREY Assistant News Editor)
The three fans circulating the damp warm air throughout the exceedingly heated Montgomery Theatre in LaFortune resembled a South American climate more than South Bend in the middle of winter. Safely nestled away within an American campus, 20 people gathered and listened to Father Timothy Scully, executive vice president and government professor, speak on Thursday night on how his interest in Chile was cultivated.
- Paster becomes first African-American ND head drum major (By KELLY HAGER News Writer)
The 2001 football season will feature another first for Notre Dame. Leading the band for the 2001 season is new head drum major Tambre Paster the first woman head drum major in 16 years and the first African-American drum major in University history.
- Winter Fun in South Bend (Scott Little Scene Writer)
So we live in South Bend. People say there is nothing to do here in the winter. Well, they are partially right. But also, they are partially wrong. There are some things to do, but when it comes right down to it, it's up to you!