- A Basic Instinct (Mike Connolly Editor In Chief)
I had just climbed into my truck in the Walgreens parking lot on 31 and was about to start the engine when I heard a voice outside my door. I looked up and a man was standing just outside my window.
- Quote of the Day (Graham Greene author)
"As a Roman Catholic I thank God for the heretics. Heresy is only another word for freedom of thought."
- Political Face-Off Delineating the 2000 candidate platforms (Liam Brennan College Democrats)
On January 20, the United States will once again witness one of its great ceremonial institutions. On that day, notwithstanding some immanent revolution, the country will witness the peaceful transfer of power from President Clinton to the still unchosen president-elect. From now until election day, the electorate of America have the opportunity — and the responsibility — of choosing the next national leader. As November draws closer, it becomes clearer that Al Gore is the candidate with the best possibility of delivering the promise of American equality and liberty to the nation.
- Political Face-Off Delineating the 2000 candidate platforms (Greg Kelly College Republicans)
Prosperity, growth and opportunity have characterized the last eight years in our nation. These successes are attributed to no one party, but rather they are the result of bipartisan cooperation and interest in the American people. Yet there is nothing the Republican congress could do to ameliorate the damage done to the legacy of the White House by the Clinton/Gore administration.
- Correcting lethal injection process error (Stephen Carroll freshman)
I am writing in reference to the viewpoint by Lauren Jiltoy in Wed., Sept. 8 issue of The Observer titled "Protesting death as punishment." Without getting into a long and drawn out argument on the death penalty I would like to point out a glaring error in a statement she makes concerning the use of lethal injection. The author states, "The horror of lethal injection is also kept shamefully secret. Three shots are administered. The first shot paralyzes the muscles. This way, the face won't reflect that the internal organs are actually going through armageddon and to the witnesses it looks "peaceful."
- Elizondo describes cultural importance of Lady Guadalupe (By MYRA McGRIFF News Writer)
Lady Guadalupe (Virgin de Guadalupe) has become a universal symbol of healing and unity, said Father Virgilio Elizondo during his lecture "Guadalupe: Prophet of a New Humanity."
- Faculty `engage' Snite visitors with new exhibition (By ERIN LaRUFFA Assistant News Editor)
It's not every day that one can see television sets, a portable phone and other electronic devices in large sarcophaguses.
- ND explores Web class registration (By JASON McFARLEY News Writer)
After a year of focused work on the issue, Notre Dame class registration via the Internet is no longer a question of if, but rather when, the University will implement a Web-based system.
- Profs support paper's independence (By TIM LOGAN News Editor)
The Faculty Senate thinks some things should change at Notre Dame. It also thinks some things should stay the same.
- ND students may lose study day (By LAURA ROMPF Assistant News Editor)
Students may have one less study day during the 2001 fall semester finals week, the Student Senate learned Wednesday night.
- Group debates future Keenan Revue location (By AMY GREENE News Writer)
Saint Mary's Board of Governance (BOG) will be a deciding factor in whether the Keenan Revue will continue to be performed on Saint Mary's campus.
- IrishLink problems send OIT scrambling (By JASON McFARLEY News Writer)
Only a week after it began, a new computer service failed, sending representatives from the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) scrambling to correct periods of malfunction associated with IrishLink, the University's Web-based information application for faculty and students.
- P.T.'s house of frogs and porn Two recently released DVDs showcase director's talent (By JEFFREY Q. IRISH Scene Movie Critic)
"We may be through with the past, but the past ain't through with us" is just one of the many themes in director Paul Thomas Anderson's latest masterpiece "Magnolia," which was released onto DVD this past week.
- The re-creation of Bruce (By Matt Caccamo Scene Movie Critic)
Remember the old Bruce Willis? Star of the "Die Hard" trilogy, "Pulp Fiction" and "The Fifth Element?" The problem isn't remembering this Bruce Willis, it's seeing him. He is no more.
- Overdose of pot jokes kills `Grace's' momentum (By JUDE SEYMOUR Scene Movie Critic)
In his directorial debut, Nigel Cole presents a British comedy about a housewife named Grace Trevethyn and her very big problem.