- Irish football preparing to face the heat (By KERRY SMITH Sports Editor)
The temperature is rising at Notre Dame.
- Irish prepare to begin 2000 season (By Steve Keppel Sports Writer)
Every second counts as the women's rowing team glides towards the NCAA championships.
- How to define success in 2000 (Brian Burke Fourth and fifteen)
xAs the final week wanes before Notre Dame's season opener against Texas A&M, it seems that the campus can do little but wait. After all, there's no game from the previous week to talk about, and since our head coach has adopted a bunker mentality where he closes practices to the media, we really don't have any idea what the heck is going on in there.
- Denman up for linebacker award (Special to The Observer )
Notre Dame senior inside linebacker Anthony Denman is one of 70 candidates for the 2000 Butkus Award presented by Cooper Tire. The award is given annually to the nation's best collegiate linebacker by the Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando.
- Please write me... (Lila Haughey Viewpoint Editor)
As the Viewpoint Editor, I have the honor, sometimes the pain, of reading all letters sent into The Observer. These letters vary in content, but generally focus on the same issues every year. This early in the school year, I usually get an assortment of pre-football hype letters, dining hall anger and, of course, complaints about the sprinkler system.
- Seeing old friends on the dishline (Marlayna Soenneker Here We Go Again)
I have a confession to make. I'm not sure I'm really ready to reveal this to the entire campus, but I guess I have to say this sometime. So here goes. My niche is the dining hall. I'll explain that.
- Tuning in on the Republican Convention (Catherine Middleton The University Echo)
- Continuing the mission of the CSC (Don McNeill For a More Just and Humane World)
I invite you to reflect on the importance of personal and community-based passion and mission as we begin this academic year.
- Zahm, Sorin rectors ease into jobs (By NATE PHILLIPS News Writer)
Editor's Note: This is the first of two stories about the new rectors and rectress on Notre Dame's campus.
- Scholarship for ND students honors local bishop (By JENNIFER MORGAN News Writer)
Students from the Fort Wayne/South Bend diocese will soon begin to reap the benefits of a $250,000 scholarship fund established by the University of Notre Dame honoring Bishop John D'Arcy.
- Signing away your free time (PETE RICHARSON )
Students receive information from the Career Center's booth at Tuesday night's Activiy Fair. Held in the hockey dome of the Joyce Center, the fair had numerous booths representing various clubs and organization ranging from athletic to service to academic. Groups attracted potential members with ploys ranging from t-shirts to food. Saint Mary's students will have the same opportunity to get involved at their Activity Fair at Angela Athletic Facility tonight from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Games seduce strongest of men (Tai Romero Scene writer)
Where, oh where, have all the boys gone?
- X-Men return to Academy (Jose Cuellar Scene Video Game Reviewer)
The X-Men have done it again. After a summer blockbuster movie, The X-Men haved followed that success with a new video game, "X-Men: Mutant Academy". One is used to seeing the X-Men in games like "Marvel Vs. Capcom" in which characters of the Marvel Universe fight it out in teams of three against other teams in the Marvel universe and even some that appear in Capcom games.
- "Tenchu" ninja assassins jump back onto screen New prequel to popular game gives hardcore fans of gory original deadlier weapons, longer missions and more stealth kills (Adam Turner Scene Video Game Reviewer)
With all these nerds running around, checking the big Episode II news on starwars.com — for example an interview with the key grip — it seems that everyone in the entertainment industry is trying to cash in with a prequel success. Activision has decided jump on the prequel bandwagon by purchasing the Playstation rights to release the prequel to the million-copy selling "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins". "Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins" is set four years before the original Tenchu. As in the original, you may pick between two different Azuma ninja, Rikimaru and Ayame, each with their own individual story modes.