- Celebrities, athletes take court in Hall of Fame game (By KATIE HUGHES Sports Writers)
Individually they are the elite, the media darlings, the ballers, the Sports Illustrated cover girls, the All-Americans, the Adidas-adorned celebrities and the Stepan legends. United they are the Green team versus the White team, seeing who can get to 15 first.
- Stroker's win prevents No. 1 vs. No. 2 championship (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Senior Staff Writer)
The Bookstore Basketball championships almost went down to a No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle just like last year, but the sixth-ranked Nylon Strokers nixed that possibility with a 21-19 semifinals upset Saturday of second-ranked Versatility. Top-seeded Five Reasons Your Girl Left You defended its rank with a 21-16 win over Verzatility to get to the finals.
- Nylon Strokers: "This has been a dream" Nylon Strokers upset Five Reasons Your Girl Left You 21-19 to claim Bookstore title (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Senior Staff Writer)
The glass slipper turned out to be a perfect fit for the Nylon Strokers, as the sixth-ranked squad finished its Cinderella run through Bookstore Basketball 2001 with a 21-19 upset Sunday of No. 1 Five Reasons Your Girl Left You.
- Dunbar-led Slappy's All-Stars wins women's title (By KATIE HUGHES Sports Writer)
Slappy's All-Stars defeated the Hardcore Strokers 21-16 in the final game of the women's Bookstore tournament.
- Bookstore Basketball brings back high school glory days (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Senior Staff Writer)
Crowds full of friends cheering you on. Mental pictures of a triumphant finale. Dreams dashed in defeat. Fantasies fulfilled with a run of victories.
- Irish sweep weekend doubleheaders with Eagles, Friars (By PETER FRASSO Sports Writer)
This past weekend, while most of the campus' thoughts were on football, the Notre Dame women's softball team worked on their own season, sweeping two doubleheaders and extending their winning streak to 29 games, the longest in the nation.
- Irish arms baffle Red Storm in weekend sweep (By CHRIS FEDERICO Sports Writer)
Notre Dame moved to within one win of the regular season Big East title with a three-game sweep of the St. John's Red Storm this weekend.
- Nylon Strokers, Verzatility advance (By LAUREN CONTI Sports Writer)
It was a close contest Saturday on the Stepan Courts, as the Nylon Strokers picked up a 21-17 victory against the 14th-seeded Lazy Boyz.
- Givens sheds some light on Irish expectations (By TED FOX Sports Writer)
It's almost May, and that can only mean one thing.
- Irish place fifth at Big East despite Ratay's top finish (Special to The Observer )
Notre Dame junior golfer Steve Ratay shot a one-over par 71 on Sunday afternoon at the Metacomet Country Club for a 54-hole total of 215 to take a share of the 2001 Big East Golf Championship.
- Notre Dame improves to 10-4 with win over Rutgers (By Anthony Bishop Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame women's lacrosse team defeated both Rutgers and adversity in a penalty-stricken match Sunday.
- Defense prevails 74-40 in Blue-Gold game (By ANDREW SOUKUP Associate Sports Editor)
He said he was only 85 percent.
- Quarterbacks get opportunity to showcase talent (By ANDREW SOUKUP Sports Writer)
You can't help but wonder what in the world Bob Davie is thinking.
- Perpetual identity (Mike Connolly Editor in chief)
The other day when I walked through LaFortune, I passed by the wall of fame and glanced up at the plaques listing all the names of different student leaders from Notre Dame's past. On each plaque the little brass plate for the 2000-01 school year has been removed so the latest name can be added to the wall.
- Crash course in essay writing (Anna Barbour Get a Life)
It's one week post-MCAT and all I have to say is: "school's out for summer," heck, "school's out for eva."
- Students protest denied parietal extension (Kevin Berchou, Paul Graham, Mike Pfaff, Mike Snow and Seth Whetzel)
The Mission Statement of the University of Notre Dame states, "The University prides itself on being an environment of teaching and learning which fosters the development in students of those disciplined habits of mind, body and spirit which characterize educated, skilled and free human beings.
- Research good for education ( Kevin Hennessy, Arun Rodrigues, David Rink, Chris Sanabria,)
Recently we have learned Notre Dame's administration is hesitant to promote research efforts in various University departments because they are concerned that it may degrade the quality of an undergraduate education. This is a common opinion due to the fact that professors at many of the most prestigious research universities are known for directing their attention away from undergraduate teaching and towards their graduate students and personal research.
- No theater coverage (Babs Smith, Kathy Koch and Jeni Rinner FTT Mainstage student representatives)
It is an absolute disgrace that after eagerly combing the pages of our yearbook we did not come across a single picture of a theater production. Not a single picture. There wasn't any reference to the theater at all.
- Quote of the Day (Walter Lippmann author and editor)
"The writers who have nothing to say are the ones you can buy; the others have too high a price."
- New Jersey teens donate `like champions' High school classroom wins trip to Notre Dame through charity clothing drive (By KERRY SMITH News Writer)
Michael Panarello was fast Thursday.
- Malloy Hall due next year (Special to The Observer )
The new theology/philosophy building under construction at the University is being underwritten by Donald Keough, chairman emeritus of the Univer-sity's Board of Trustees, and will be called Edward A. Malloy Hall in honor of Notre Dame's president, who also is a full professor of theology.
- College Spring Day showcases campus for prospects (By EMILY WELSH News Writer)
Saint Mary's hosted its annual Spring Day on Campus Sunday, giving prospective high school sophomores, juniors and college transfer students a chance to visit campus and learn about the school.
- `Destiny' rally honors champions (By JASON McFARLEY News Editor)
It was a familiar feeling in a different setting.
- Parietals fight sends students camping (By JASON McFARLEY News Editor)
Paul Graham knows demonstrations can be a powerful tool. And he's hoping this one will be.
- Fewer Clothes, more balls and sunburned Catholics: The Observer presents Scene's annual look at life on the Notre Dame quads (By LAURA KELLY Associate Scene Editor)
What is it about the spring that turns us into kids again? Maybe it's the smell of flowers in the air, the hormones running high, the homework piling up and the motivation to let work slip away.
- My life as a frisbee ... sucks (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Scene Writer)
Hey, I'm a red frisbee. And I've got something to say: I'm tired of being thrown around the quad, hitting people in the head. Every time I hit someone in the head, they always get mad and say it hurts. But what about me, the frisbee? I get scratched and dinged when I hit the ground. You just get a welt.