- Abdelnour seeks first Bengal Bouts title (By ANDREW SOUKUP Sports Writer)
Three years ago, Dennis Abdelnour stepped into the boxing ring as a wide-eyed freshman and stared at his opponent in the other corner — senior co-captain Fred Kelly.
- Football: Irish add three new coaches (By TIM CASEY Assistant Sports Editor)
Twelve years ago, David Lockwood was a starting cornerback for West Virginia in the 1989 Fiesta Bowl against Notre Dame. The Irish claimed their 11th national championship that day with a 34-21 victory over the Mountaineers.
- Women's Basketball: Siemon leads Notre Dame to 82-63 victory (By NOAH AMSTADTER Assistant Sports Editor)
Once again, Kelley Siemon has proven that she has unparalleled toughness.
- Owens to face Matassa in 150-pound semifinals (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Sports Writer)
Chris "Shezzy" Matassa enters tonight's bout against Tom "T.K." Owens having fought just four minutes in the entire Bengal Bouts competition thus far. He received a bye to the quarters and defeated Julian "Bel Biv" Devoe in a referee-stopped fight on Monday.
- Women's Golf: Irish get off to slow start in season opener, finish last (Special to The Observer )
The Notre Dame women's golf team closed out the final round of action at the Carolina's Collegiate Golf Classic on Tuesday by shooting a 342 for a 36-hole total of 692 (350-342) to finish 22nd among the 22 teams participating at the 6,046-yard, par 72 Pinehurst No. 8 golf course.
- Gun, Rueda heading toward roommate showdown (By KEBVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
For Tom Gun and Camillo Rueda, both senior participants in these 71st annual Bengal Bouts, there is extra motivation to emerge victorious from tonight's semifinals tussles. Gun and Rueda, fighting on opposites end of the brackets, are roommates and if each were to win they would fight each other in Friday's final.
- Two captains continue quest for 175-pound title (By BRIAN BURKE Sports Writer)
Mark Criniti insists this year's 175-pound weight division is the strongest in the tourney. If you take his word for it, Wednesday's semifinal matches will set the stage for a highly anticipated title bout Friday. Two captains remain alive, both with championships to defend, and their quests to repeat continue tonight.
- United by Spirit (Nate Phillips Copy Editor)
I am a Protestant at a Catholic institution.
- Long distance love destined to fail (Eric Long Fitter, Happier ...)
This is a scenario common to all people in all walks of life but it is especially poignant for college students. Okay, only repressed college males who love music from REM's middle period.
- Quote of the Day (John F. Kennedy former president)
- Addressing physical and emotional disorders (Victim gains freedom from food Letter to the Editor)
An alcoholic can give up drinking; a drug addict can give up drugs. But what can food addicts do? We have to eat. This was my struggle when I first came into Overeaters Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women who are suffering from eating disorders.
- Addressing physical and emotional disorders (Healing requires support Letter to the Editor)
The prevalence of eating disorders is one of the biggest problems facing our student body. Many universities have similar trouble — one out of five college women has an eating disorder — but Notre Dame is a different type of school and should respond differently.
- True friendship transcends race (Letter to the Editor )
I am writing this letter in response to the "What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know" forum. I feel sadness and utter frustration by some of the narrow-minded overtones heard the other night. As we enter into the 21st century or the new millennium sentiments of resentment and hatred can be strongly felt in the African-American community dealing with interracial dating. A notion of "us" versus "them" mentality is expressed in both its verbal and expressive form.
- America's love affair with soap operas heats up (KATIE MALMQUIST Scene Writer)
It's two in the afternoon – there's an hour until your next class. Knowing you should use the time to finish the reading you cast off at midnight last night, you turn instead to your remote.
- Mating of praying mantises teaches wise dating lessons (JACQUELINE BROWDER In Vogue)
Sometimes I feel that life would be better lived as a praying mantis. Oh yes, the lanky, green insects we pay little heed to live the life of goddesses. They meet their partner, mate and then eat them. Could life be any better? All the joys of dating, and they even get a free meal out of it.
- Bard's "star-crossed lovers" return in modern production (C. SPENCER BEGGS Assistant Scene Editor)
A bloodcurdling scream comes from the normally tranquil Hesburgh International Center for Peace Studies auditorium.