- Women's Lacrosse: Edged by the Big Red Irish second half rally not enough in 10-9 loss to No. 10 Cornell (By: CHRIS COLEMAN Sports Writer)
The No. 15 Irish women's lacrosse team's comeback fell just short as time ran out on Meyo Field Tuesday, losing to Cornell 10-9.
- Baseball: Irish return from spring break in full swing Notre Dame overcomes rash of injuries to finish road trip 5-3 (By: JOE HETTLER Assistant Sports Editor)
After leading 3-2 with two outs in the ninth inning of its opening game in the Express College Classic against TCU, the Irish baseball team (9-6) seemed to have victory firmly in its grasp.
- Men's Tennis: Illinois knocks off No. 4 Notre Dame in finals (By: JOE LINDSLEY Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame men's tennis team learned two important lessons at the Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic held in Montgomery, Ala. over spring break.
- SMC Tennis: Belles hang with competition (By: KATIE McVOY Associate Sports Editor)
Last-minute travel changes didn't stop the Belles from serving up a few victories in the last week. Despite the fact that their first trip was cancelled when the resort closed, the Saint Mary's tennis team had a strong start in sunny Daytona, Fla., before dropping three matches.
- Men's Golf: Irish struggle at El Diablo Ratay's 4th-place finish impressive in tough field (By: KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
For senior star Steve Ratay, it was a weekend to remember. The rest of his teammates, however, would just as soon forget the lackluster play that saw them finish a collective 17th out of 20 teams at the El Diablo Invitational held at the par-72 country club for which the event is named.
- Column: Memos from a bar napkin (By: TED FOX Sports Columnist)
A lot of people view spring break as a hiatus from reality. What happens on the beach should stay on the beach.
- Are you called? (Angela Campos Lab Tech)
As the end of the school year approaches and graduation looms overhead, those of us who are seniors have to look at where we stand and where we will be in the next couple months. This is a time that will get us ready for the rest of our lives. It is during this time that we get ready to leave our haven at Notre Dame and prepare to take on the world.
- Correcting advice to rape victims (Ava Preacher victim's resource person)
While John Litle's column in the Mar. 5 edition of The Observer entitled, "Blaming victims promotes rape," provides some worthwhile information, it also continues to promote some common misinformation that can be damaging to victims of sexual assault. His condemnation of Residence Life procedures, based on information that he says "comes directly from someone who has endured ResLife `justice,'" is hearsay.
- Letters criticize alcohol policy New standards will not solve drinking problem (Kate Coughlin class of '97)
This letter is in response to the recent article outlining the new alcohol policy unveiled by Father Mark Poorman. I believe this new policy will produce more harm than good and, in short, is a huge mistake.
- Letters criticize alcohol policy Community and tradition destroyed by unfair policy (Grant Gholson resident assistant)
Several weekends ago, I was at a ResLife job fair hunting for an assistant rector position for next year. Time and time again, potential employers, all employees in the residential life field themselves, praised Notre Dame for our fantastic dorm system. How, they wanted to know, did we manage to keep so many kids on campus and maintain our famous school spirit? Simple, I said, it's the dorm life. Living in the dorms is fun — they're like fraternities, and our dorm mates are like family members.
- Letters criticize alcohol policy Administration ignores student concerns (Vinnie Zuccaro sophomore)
Love them or hate them, you have to hand it to members of the administration for knowing what they are doing regarding the recent changes in the alcohol policy. Inevitably, more students will move off campus because they are fed up with being treated like children, leaving more dorm rooms for incoming freshmen. Students over the age of 21 who live on-campus will most likely welcome their new-found ability to tailgate at the cost of their right to have hard liquor in their rooms.
- Tailgating policy needs clarification (Observer Editorial )
This second in a series of editorials commenting on the proposed alcohol policy changes at Notre Dame.
- Leaders challenge policy with signs (By HELENA PAYNE News Editor)
Student government's executive cabinet sponsored the publication of thousands of signs challenging the Notre Dame administration's decision to end in-hall dances, better known as "SYRs."
- Thieves take cash from SMC choir (By SHEILA EGTS Saint Mary's Editor)
A total of $2,335 dollars was stolen on March 11 from the purses of about 30 Saint Mary's students while they were on tour with the College choir in Redmond, Wa., according to a King County police report.
- Lehrer blasts entertainment news influence (By KATE NAGENGAST News Writer)
Jim Lehrer, executive editor and anchor of "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," admonished modern media for the increasing influence of cable news networks and sensationalism during his speech Tuesday at this year's Red Smith Lecture in Journalism in the Hesburgh Library Auditorium.
- OIT adds bandwidth, monitors use of file-sharing sites (By HELENA PAYNE News Editor)
The increase of file-sharing on web sites like Audiogalaxy.com has prompted the Office of Information Technologies to adopt new ways to control network traffic.
- All-campus meeting gets green light (By JASON McFARLEY News Writer)
A day after announcing major changes to the University alcohol policy, student life officials cleared a rushed initiative Tuesday by student leaders opposed to the revisions.
- Peace conference begins Friday (By LIZ KAHLING News Writer)
Nearly 50 students from Notre Dame and other universities will be presenting at the 2002 Undergraduate Peace Conference at the Hesburgh Center this weekend.
- Students voice opposition to new alcohol policy changes (By MEGHANNE DOWNES Assistant News Editor)
Between classes, on the quad, in the dining hall, and at LaFortune, the topic of discussion for many students yesterday was the proposed changes suggested by Father Mark Poorman to the University's alcohol policy.
- Rodriguez praises late Archbishop Romero (By ANDREW THAGARD Assistant News Editor)
Latin American Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodriguez Maradiaga referred to Oscar Romero, the famous Salvadoran bishop assassinated in March 1980, as a model for all Catholic bishops and remembered him from professional and personal experience in a Tuesday evening lecture.
- The Learned Ladies (By C. SPENCER BEGGS Scene Editor)
The Saint Mary's campus may have a wrinkle in time this weekend as the Saint Mary's Department of Communication, Dance and Theatre opens its spring 2002 show "The Learned Ladies."