- Pitchers key in doubleheader sweep of WMU (By PETER FRASSO Sports Writer)
Pitchers Jen Sharron and Kristin Schmidt allowed only one run in 13 innings, and right fielder Jenny Kriech went 5 for 8 with two stolen bases and four runs scored, leading the Irish softball team to a dominating doubleheader sweep of Western Michigan on Thursday by scores of 7-1 and 8-0.
- Irish seek to regain slot in rankings (By KATIE HUGHES Sports Writer)
Bienvenido a Miami. And goodbye to their first 10-match winning streak since 1993. The Irish head off to Miami this weekend after a 5-2 loss to the Fighting Illini of Illinois yesterday, ready to regain their place in the rankings.
- Sluggers face Seton Hall in Big East games (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Assistant Sports Editor)
In this age of pumped-up power hitters and five home run games, the No. 13 Notre Dame baseball team is an anomaly, winning with pitching despite an offense that has struggled to put together big innings at the plate.
- Davie: Too early to choose frontrunner for quarterback (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Senior Sports Writer)
Bob Davie may not know who will be quarterbacking the offense or who will wind up as the prime receiving target come September, but Davie knows he's got a talented pool of players to pick from.
- Irish will rely Ulrich's offense for win over Ohio State (By MIKE CONOLLY News Writer)
If the Ohio State Buckeyes stick to their past game plans this Sunday in their match-up with the No. 7 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team, they will try to shut down Irish star David Ulrich.
- Ratay, Kent lead team to Johnny Ray Invite (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
In Augusta, it's signified by azaleas in full bloom and the sports masters at their best; while in South Bend, it's introduced by 40 degree temperatures and college's young guns trying to secure a spot in the NCAA Tournament they've long been shut out of.
- Irish look to improve at weekend invitational (By CHRIS FEDERICO Sports Writer)
The Irish golf team will leave the icy links of South Bend and travel to Williamsburg, Virginia this weekend to compete in the William and Mary Invitational.
- Belles look to extend winning streak against Aquinas (By KATIE McVOY Associate Sports Editor)
The Saint Mary's tennis team is looking to extend its winning streak to seven matches as it takes on Aquinas College and MIAA competition Adrian College on Saturday.
- Irish beat Creighton, prep for MSU (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Assistant Sports Editor)
The women's rowing team will continue its season this weekend, taking on Michigan State on the Grand River in East Lansing, Mich., on Saturday before returning to their home course in Mishawaka on Sunday to face Dayton.
- Irish return home to face William and Mary, Iowa (By STEVE KEPPEL Sports Writer)
It's been road trip after road trip for the women's tennis team in the past weeks, and they are finally returning home this weekend to take on Iowa and William and Mary. Notre Dame returns to the Courtney Tennis Center with a 15-4 record, as well as a number seven ranking. The Irish had won nine of their last 10 before a disappointing loss to 9th ranked Tennessee last Sunday. Previously on a roll, the Irish had won five in a row before the 6-1 defeat by the Volunteers.
- Track teams split to compete at Stanford, ASU and Purdue (By ANDREW SOUKUP Associate Sports Editor)
The snow has almost disappeared from the infield of the track. The temperature is slowly but steadily rising. The sun is poking through the clouds more and more each day. It can only mean one thing.
- Huskies vs. Irish: Final round from St. Louis (By NOAH AMSTADTER Sports Editor)
The first time it was an upset predicted only by the most optimistic of Irish fans.
- Unsung heroes play pivotal role in Irish success (Tim Casey Assistant Sports Editor)
The bandwagon is getting heavy.
- Irish leader ends career where she started (By NOAH AMSTADTER Sports Editor)
Gary Glasscock heard about a child prodigy.
- Reflections of American media violence (Joanna Mikulski Innsbruck Stimme)
On Wednesday I visited an Austrian grade school in a town called Neustift, a ski-resort town 20 minutes outside of Innsbruck. I helped a teacher at the school present American mass media and film to a group of 12- and 13-year-old girls. (A lone boy sat quietly on the far side of the classroom.)
- New group promotes confidence in women (Laura Redford junior)
The problem is sprawling. Sometimes it's visible, sometimes not. Eating disorders and disordered eating is not only a growing crisis on campus, but throughout our country. We don't need to recognize this as a problem, we have to do something about it.
- Uncovering motives behind the ban on hemp (Dana Lossia The Daily Northwestern)
- O'Donoghue looks back, Norton takes office (By LAURA ROMPF Associate News Editor)
Jonathan Jorrissen sat in the student government office Wednesday night with his legs propped up on the conference table. In three days, he would take the office of chief of staff and while some would be nervous, Jorrissen seemed quite comfortable during his first media interview.
- Saint Mary's issues security alert (By MYRA McGRIFF Saint Mary's Editor)
Saint Mary's Student Affairs office released an assault notice to campus Thursday afternoon over e-mail, notifying students, faculty and staff that three separate incidents of alleged sexual assault have been reported in the past week.
- University names Higgins Laetare Medal recipient (By ALYSON TOMME News Writer)
Monsignor George Higgins can now include himself in the company of former President John F. Kennedy, social activist Sister Helen Prejean, and Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day. As the recipient of the University's Laetare Medal for the year 2001, Higgins has distinguished himself as a prominent and honorable American Catholic.
- Students hope to dust away Women's Center's old image (By MYRA McGRIFF Saint Mary's Editor)
The Women's Center was once only the vision of two Saint Mary's students. Today, seven years after the first opening of the Center, the small room in the basement of LeMans Hall will open its doors once again and try to rekindle that vision.
- Mori weaves culture and classics in writing (By NOREEN GILLESPIE News Writer)
Detailing her educational training and the discovery of the role her homeland could play in her writing, Asian-American author and poet Kyoko Mori explained her emergence as an Asian-American writer Thursday.
- Students live migrants' suffering (By ERIN LaRUFFA News Writer)
Inspired by a spring break Center for Social Concerns [CSC] seminar, a group of Notre Dame students held a teach-in Thursday night to raise awareness about the plight of migrant farm workers in the United States.
- Sanford shares local fears in Guatemala (By GEOFF BRODIE News Writer)
Reading a section from her current project entitled "The Grey Zone of Justice," Victoria Sanford of the Kellog Institute and the department of anthropology told of the military stranglehold that has been choking the life out of the ethnic Mayan communities of Guatemala for many years Thursday afternoon.
- Planes, trains and autobuses ... kind of Scene writer Joe Larson shares his traveling trials and tribulations as he and his friends set out to take a trip around Europe while abroad in London (Joe Larson Scene writer)
In the London Program, as in all other study abroad programs, there is time scheduled during each semester for the students studying abroad to travel to different locales than the ones they are exploring during their daily routines.