- Clippings (Katie McVoy Senior Staff Writer)
Children's parents collect a lot of things that show their children's successes — trophies, medals, photographs, scholarship letters, acceptance letters. They keep scrapbooks with grade school diplomas and tickets from honors dinners. They watch clips of winning passes in football games and solos in high school plays.
- God isn't American (Marlayna Soenneker Here We Go Again ...)
I'm a pacifist. There aren't many occasions on which I'd support a war, and the current occasion is certainly not one. One of the things that annoys me most about the current situation are the people who accuse me, and others like me, of being unpatriotic.
- A look at war from Washington D.C. (Nicholas Gaeke junior)
Now that war is upon us, perspectives on how we could have avoided conflict or on how we should have come to it sooner abound. Nowhere is this truer (other than in The Observer) than here in the District of Columbia. Everyone has something to say about it, and God help you if you do not listen.
- 'Twas almost parietals (Katie Boyle sophomore)
'Twas 'most two in the morning, and all through the hall
- Defending the reckless cowboy (Andrea Arnoult class of '95)
I have something to say to anyone else who accuses President Bush of being a reckless cowboy as Ed Cohen did in his March 19 letter: "See Men Shredded, Then Say You Don't Back War." That line, by the way, was the title of an article that appeared in the Times of London yesterday, an article written by a liberal member of Parliament no less. Here is the statement of one witness:
- An abusive relationship with Hollywood (Peter Wicks Englishman Abroad)
I'm trapped in an abusive relationship with Hollywood. I'm in love, but for some time now Hollywood has been treating me very badly: abusing my trust, insulting my intelligence and taking my money.
- ND focuses on business ethics (Matt Bramanti News Writer)
Notre Dame presented the Hesburgh Award for Ethics in Business Wednesday to William George, former president and CEO of Medtronic, the world's leading maker of high-tech medical devices. The award was given in conjunction with the latest installment of the Cahill Lecture Series, which highlights issues pertaining to business ethics.
- Lugar to give speech at Commencement (By HELENA PAYNE Senior Staff Writer)
Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind. will address the Class of 2003 as the keynote speaker for the University of Notre Dame's 158th Commencement exercises on May 18.
- Alcohol policy affects dorm life Hall staff report less alcohol in the dorms, more students off campus (By KATE NAGENGAST Senior Staff Writer)
Rectors and resident assistants campus-wide agree that the alcohol policy introduced last spring changed Notre Dame dorm life and reduced the presence of alcohol on campus, but they still worry about students drinking off campus.
- ROTC: War talks helpful (By MATT BRAMANTI News Writer)
While American forces prepared for an almost certain bombardment and invasion of Iraq, Notre Dame ROTC officials applauded the war debate and expressed confidence in the U.S. military and its leadership. Commanders of the Army, Navy and Air Force units characterized the debate over the impending war as generally fair and intelligent.
- Senators propose later weekday parietals Resolution to move ROTC Review also passes (By MAUREEN REYNOLDS News Writer)
Senators introduced two resolutions at their meeting Wednesday regarding parietals and the ROTC Presidential Pass in Review.
- Dances harder to plan post policy change (By TERESA FRALISH Associate News Editor)
After planning dances under the new policy that moved them out of the dorms, students and staff disagreed on how the change affected dorm spirit and enthusiasm.
- Tarrow: City dwellers loyal to their towns (By JOE TROMBELLO News Writer)
Modern cosmopolitans remain increasingly attached to the specific location they identify with, said Cornell University professor of government and sociology Sidney Tarrow in a lecture entitled "Rooted Cosmopolitans: Transnational Activists in a World of States."
- SMC appoints new library director (By MEGHAN CASSIDY News Writer)
An extensive process comes to an end this week as Janet Fore, the new director of Saint Mary's Cushwa-Leighton Library, begins her position on campus.
- Irish basketball fans travel to Indianapolis (By CLAIRE HEININGER News Writer)
Adding to the bracket buzz that the successful men's basketball team has generated this season was the announcement that the squad will be playing its early-round NCAA tournament action in nearby Indianapolis. This year's selection marks the first time since 1985 that Notre Dame students have the opportunity to give their team a home-state advantage, and many have responded enthusiastically.
- Yale prof. talks on survival of Catholic women's colleges (By MEGAN O'NEIL News Writer)
Yale professor and author Cynthia Eagle Russet spoke Wednesday at Saint Mary's about the endurance of Catholic women's colleges in the United States. The widely anticipated event was attended by nearly 100 Saint Mary's students and faculty.
- "Quiet American" speaks volumes (By Chris Bannister Scene Movie Critic)
You were never supposed to see "The Quiet American." In his infinite wisdom, following the tragedy of September 11th, Harvey Weinstein, the Miramax chairman, decided to shelve the film because he thought its criticism of U.S. policy in Vietnam and its gentle reminder that our nation has had its own flirtations with sponsoring terrorism would not be well received.
- Christopher Guest: Master of the documentary (By Maria Smith Scene Editor)
When it comes to deadpan humor, no one is quite the same as Christopher Guest.