- BASEBALL: Notre Dame earns No. 1 ranking (By NOAH AMSTADTER Sports Editor)
The No. 1 atop Grace Hall shines as bright as a diamond now, as the Notre Dame baseball team (35-5-1) was ranked No. 1 in the country in the weekly poll released by Collegiate Baseball Magazine Monday.
- WOMEN'S ROWING: Irish take home Midwest Rowing title (By JOHN BACSIK Sports Writer)
It was as easy as one, two, three this weekend for the women's crew team — almost. The team was victorious in all three of its races at the Midwest Rowing Championships, but not without some interference from Mother Nature.
- BOOKSTORE BASKETBALL XXX: Stinky Pinky continues unseeded tourney run (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Assistant Sports Editor)
As the wind whipped across Stepan courts Monday night, making outside shooting more a matter of luck than skill, Stinky Pinky and the Shockers continued its unseeded run to the round of 32, taking down Duany Duany 21-13.
- WOMEN'S TENNIS: Saint Mary's look for easy win over Bethel College (By KATIE MCVOY Associate Sports Editor)
It will be a battle of the Benders today as the Belles of Saint Mary's take on the Pirates of Bethel College in tennis at Bethel.
- WOMEN'S SOFTBALL: Belles' bats power a doubleheader win (By MOLLY MCVOY Senior Staff Writer)
The Belles hitting has come out of its slump.
- WOMEN'S LACROSSE: Irish fall to No. 5 Hoyas (By ANTHONY BISHOP Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame women's lacrosse team ran into a wall in the midst of their climb to the top of the Big East standings.
- MEN'S LACROSSE: Notre Dame wins sixth in a row with 12-5 victory (By JOE LICANDRO Sports Writer)
After four straight home wins, the Irish were forced to go on the road last Sunday. The change of venue proved unimportant, as the Irish cruised to their sixth straight win overall, crushing their hosts the Fairfield Stags 12 to 5.
- TRACK: Irish weather meet, turn in solid performance (By ANDREW SOUKUP Associate Sports Editor)
Last weekend, a select number of athletes from the men's and women's track teams competed at the prestigious Mt. Sac Relays held in California. Despite difficult weather conditions, several Notre Dame athletes turned in solid performances.
- BASEBALL: Bowling Green poses threat to No. 1 ranking (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Assistant Sports Editor)
The Irish will have little time to savor the flavor of being No. 1 as a hard-hitting Bowling Green squad rolls into Frank Eck Stadium tonight. Bowling Green sports a 28-10 record and poses more of a challenge than the Irish normally face in a mid-week contest.
- Answered questions (Christine Kraly Senior Staff Writer)
In my attempt to understand human beings more fully, I have assembled a list of what I consider unexplained phenomena. They appear to be obvious questions with obvious answers. But just think: do you get it? Read on and see if you, too, are perplexed by the wonder of humanity.
- Lessons from childhood (Brittany Morehouse It's All About Anthropology)
Arguably, one of the greatest books of all time is "The Little Prince" by Antoine de St. Exupery. Its lines are memorable and its lessons priceless. Not really a child's story, yet not really a book for adults, its significance is monumental because it is somehow symbolic of both worlds — the child's as well as the adult's.
- Quote of the day (George Bernard Shaw writer)
"Youth is such a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children."
- `Neoliberalism 101' draws criticism Pointless civil disobedience (Christine Niles Notre Dame Law School)
This article is in response to Monday's column entitled "Neoliberalism 101."
- `Neoliberalism 101' draws criticism Embracing free trade (Brian Passikoff Graduate Student)
This letter is in repsonse to a column entitled "Neoliberalism 101" from Monday's issue of The Observer.
- Somebody is out to get you (Molly Strzelecki Growing Up to be a Kid)
There is something out to get me. There is something out to get me and bring me down like a sack of gold-plated bricks, spinning me on a downward spiral into poop. I will tell you what this thing is, because it is most likely trying to bring you down as well.
- ND alumnus remains missing in Bolivia (Tim Logan Senior Staff Writer)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has joined the search for Walter Poirier, a 2000 Notre Dame graduate who was declared missing in Bolivia on March 5.
- Council rejects parietals extension (Jason McFarley News Editor)
While the Campus Life Council on Monday approved a measure proposing an extension in University parietal hours, on-campus students shouldn't expect a change in late-night visiting hours with members of the opposite sex.
- Bush honors basketball team in Washington (By Tim Casey Senior Staff Writer)
It's been over three weeks since the women's basketball team won its first national championship but the celebration continues. On Monday, President George W. Bush honored the Irish at the White House. President Bush also addressed the men's basketball national champions, Duke University, at the morning ceremony.
- Alumni hold vigil for student (By TIM LOGAN Senior Staff Writer)
While investigators search for missing Peace Corps volunteer Walter Poirier in Bolivia, members of the Notre Dame community in the United States are getting together to pray for and remember the 2000 graduate.
- Committee unveils new ticket system (Jason McFarley News Editor)
Forget the campouts and picnics; when it comes to receiving their football tickets, students ask just two things of a distribution system: that it be fast and convenient.
- CAPP creates marketable students (Maureen Smithe Associate News Editor)
Upon graduation, many Arts & Letters students find themselves desperately looking for a job. Although these students may have earned a quality liberal education, many companies turn to business students when hiring recent graduates.
- Committee calls for community involvement (Myra McGriff Saint Mary's Editor)
In Monday's public strategic planning committee meeting, students, faculty and staff had the opportunity to view the initiatives proposed by the Steering Committee. Mary Jo Regan-Kubinski, member of the Steering committee as well as co-chair of the curriculum committee presented a project entitled, Jubilee Community Commitment: Building a Learning Community, as a part of the tentative proposal of the Strategic Plan.
- ND presents former Chilean president with award (Meg Anderson News Writer)
Eleven years ago, University President Father Malloy had the privilege of meeting a man who would heal an ailing nation. In the wake of Chile's first democratic elections since Pinochet came to power, Malloy visited the country and the incumbent president of Chile, Patricio Aylwin Azocar, agreed to talk with him.
- Board denies theatrical group club status (Colleen McCarthy Associate News Editor)
After several weeks of waiting for the Notre Dame Players, a theatrical group seeking club status recognition at Saint Mary's, to submit its constitution to the Board of Governance, the Board voted unanimously Monday to deny club status to the group.
- Father remembers daughter in lecture (Courtney Boyle News Writer)
After the death of his 18-year-old daughter, Lisa, to dating violence, Tom Santoro brought the spirit of his daughter alive Monday night in his "Dear Lisa" presentation by stressing the importance of trust and respect in all relationships.
- Haiku d'Etat fills void of mainstream hip-hop (TOM OGORZALEK Scene Music Critic)
When Motley Crue broke up, it became blatantly clear that a vacuum had been created in contemporary music. No one was there to take up the lyrical baton and sprint with it; the power of crap-rock was just too strong. What resulted was a growth of the movements of alienation: grunge and gangsta.
- Live In New York showcases best of `The Boss' (TIM COLLINS Scene Music Critic)
As Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's reunion tour came to an end last July, there was only one question on fans' minds: was the band sitting at the starting gate or had they just crossed the finish line?
- Acoustic Lost Songs offers comforting melancholy at Gray (LISA BRUNO Scene Music Critic)
David Gray is a musical force to be reckoned with. This is very apparent on his second U.S. release, Lost Songs 95-98. Gray has already reached understandably great acclaim in his native United Kingdom, yet no country admires him quite like Ireland, who first embraced Gray in 1993 and hasn't let go since.
- Tupac's poetic wisdom shines in End of Time (LAURA ROMPF Scene Music Critic)
Tupac's lyrics have always been the backbone of his albums and his latest release, Until the End of Time, is no different. Whether the lyrics are reinventing an old hit or creating a brand new song, they demonstrate Tupac's intelligence and create an strong album overall.