- A true friend will argue (Maribel Morey News Copy Editor)
As this year comes to a close, many of us find ourselves learning the truth about the people around us.
- Leaving without a destination (Nakasha Ahmad So, What's My Point)
Back when I was a young and innocent sophomore, I would read The Observer and note that the major topic of most columnists who were seniors was the extraordinary and frightening fact that they were, in fact, seniors.
- Quote of the Day (Clark Kerr )
"I find the three major administrative
- Praising the pope's actions (Darby Harn University of Iowa)
Pope John Paul II, at the end of his remarkable visit to the Holy Land last week, went to the Western Wall in Jerusalem and placed a piece of paper into a crack. Written with the same hope that all who go to the wall share — that God will read it — the paper offered an apology.
- ND Police: Woman reported rape in dorm Victim knows her attacker, officers say ( Observer Staff Report)
A Notre Dame student reported to campus security she was raped by an acquaintance March 25.
- ND media win Indiana contest The Observer named best daily in Indiana (By ANN MARIE MATTINGLY News Editor)
The Observer was recognized as 1999 Newspaper of the Year at the Indiana Collegiate Press Association's annual conference Saturday in Bloomington, Ind.
- Faculty instruct local K-12 teachers (By KATE NAGENGAST News Writer)
A symbolic handshake with the South Bend community, Notre Dame's newly adopted professional development program, "Teachers as Scholars" (TAS), invites kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers from the area to attend two-day seminars taught by Arts and Letters faculty.
- Assistant secretary of education accepts Olivarez award (By ERIN PIROUTEK Associate News Editor)
If we were an ideal country we wouldn't have to worry about equal education opportunity, said Norma Cantú, the assistant secretary for civil rights in the U.S. Department of Education, as she received the Graciela Olivarez Award Saturday. The prize honors the first female graduate of Notre Dame Law School.
- SMC students, faculty present on education (By COLLEEN McCARTHY Associate News Editor)
Several Saint Mary's students and faculty were more than spectators at a women's conference held last weekend at Indiana University-South Bend.
- Prof to head U.S. alien species committee (By ALLY JAY News Writer)
The introduction of a few alien species into the U.S. has caused massive economic and ecological damage on a variety of fronts including agriculture, industry and public health.
- Archbishop calls for debt relief Rodriguez says Catholics should encourage, follow pope's request (By CHRISTINE McINTYRE News Writer)
As they sat in the Snite Annenberg auditorium Saturday, students, faculty, administrators and members of the South Bend community were called to join the Catholic campaign to curb international debt.
- A-bomb scientist criticizes nuke race (By MARIBEL MOREY News Writer)
If nuclear war were to occur, students' dreams and hard work would vanish. "The young lives, the young dreams would be gone ... We would be wiped out in a millisecond," said Father Theodore Hesburgh, university president emeritus.
- The portable computing world (Mike Revers Access Denied)
We live in a world today that is constantly on the move and on the go.
- SMC senior artists display their work at Moreau (By NELLIE WILLIAMS Scene Writer)
Senior artists at Saint Mary's College take a broad view on the world. Describing their feelings towards poverty, environment, abandonment and nudity were some of the ideas seven art majors used in their senior comprehensive.
- Fisher residents embody hall's motto well (By MICHAEL LEWIS Scene Writer)
With a $750,000 donation from Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Fisher, Notre Dame built a residence hall bearing the family's name in 1952.