- FOOTBALL: Davie puts loss in perspective (By ANDREW SOUKUP Associate Sports Editor)
Bob Davie drove his golf cart up to the gates of Notre Dame stadium, climbed out and shielded his eyes from the setting sun.
- SMC SOCCER: Belles host Dutch in home opener (By KATIE McVOY Associate Sports Editor)
Saint Mary's and Hope College will write the latest chapter in their bitter soccer rivalry tonight when the Belles host the Flying Dutch at 4 p.m.
- MEN'S SOCCER: Irish drop 2 in tourney (By CHRIS FEDERICO Sports Writer)
The Irish men's soccer team headed into the Furman Invitational Tournament this past weekend hoping to learn where they stand against some of the nation's elite teams. After dropping a 3-2 double overtime loss to No. 5 Furman and a 4-0 shutout to No. 16 Clemson, the Irish could see both how far they have come and how far they still have to go.
- SMC VOLLEYBALL: Belles play Knights in MIAA road match (By KATIE McVOY Associate Sports Editor)
The Belles take on the Knights of Calvin tonight in a road match that is sure to keep Saint Mary's working hard.
- Irish fall in matchup of sloppy superpowers (TED FOX Fox Sports... Almost)
I took a road trip to Nebraska this weekend. Maybe you did, too.
- Running on empty (Kerry Smith Assistant Managing Editor)
It sounded something like this: glug glug sputter gurgle glug.
- Administration controls students with alcohol policy (John Litle Frankly Obnoxious)
I was sitting at dinner Thursday, perusing the pages of The Observer, when, to my shock and dismay, I thought another writer had used one of my column ideas. As it turned out, the article was satirical, an object lesson if you will, into the immaturity caused by administrative lies.
- Quote of the Day (Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov writer)
- Democratic House majority seems unlikely (Scott Flipse Pro Bono)
Congressman Tim Roemer will retire next year, ending a long and distinguished career representing South Bend in Congress. His retirement makes the battle for Democratic control of the House difficult, if not impossible. It's not that the next election hinges on events in the 3rd District, but Roemer's leaving exposes some larger trends that will keep Republicans in the majority in 2002.
- Irish fans act up in Nebraska (Alaina Bupp sophomore)
I am a sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and this letter is spurred by some atrocious acts I witnessed by Notre Dame fans after the game on Saturday. During the game, I did see some Husker fans good-naturedly harassing the Irish, but none of it would warrant the damage they did to my school and property, in particular.
- The Observer's explanation falls short (Joel Ebner senior)
In defense of The Observer regarding last week's alleged assault headlines, the staff made a rightful attempt to justify their reasons for allowing unconfirmed and perhaps misleading information onto the front page of our school newspaper.
- Officials confirm U2 performance: Ticket pre-sale for students begins Thursday (By Sam Derheimer News Writer)
Putting an end to months of rumors, Irish mega rockers U2 have been officially slated to play the Joyce Center Oct. 10, according to Joyce Center events manager Joe Sassano.
- St. Mary's tops U.S. News rankings again (By Myra McGriff Assistant News Editor)
U.S. News and World Report has named Saint Mary's College the No. 1 Midwestern Comprehensive College.
- Judicial Council tries e-mail voting (By Erin LaRuffa Associate News Editor)
Off-campus Notre Dame students began sending in ballots Monday to elect a student senator to represent them the rest of the year. Unlike previous off-campus elections, however, students are voting via e-mail.
- Summer internship leads to patent for St. Mary's senior (By Sarah Nestor News Writer)
As most of us made plans to see the latest movie or relaxed by the pool working on our tans this summer, Sarah Kofflin, a Saint Mary's senior, was diligently working in a chemistry lab.
- BOG discusses study day issue (By Shannon Nelligan News Writer)
Board of Governance is continuing the fight to add a study day to the academic calendar, according to a report from student body vice president Kristen Matha. Matha reported she's been collaborating with Susan Vanek, director of first year studies, and Teresa Marcy, assistant to the vice president of faculty, to try and add an extra study day to the Spring 2002 semester.
- Blood banks extend hours for increased donation (Observer Staff Report )
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- Terrorism prompts ND, SMC to close Campuses plan Masses today (Observer Staff Report )
Terrorist acts today in New York and Washington led Notre Dame and Saint Mary's officials to cancel classes and all campus activities.
- Final album marks Aaliyah's talent and growth (By ARIENNE THOMPSON Scene Music Critic)
Some things are worth the wait. Whether it's waiting for that first kiss as a middle-schooler or for that last final exam as a college senior, the splendor of anticipation so often enriches and enlightens the events and experiences of life.
- Comfort Eagle follows Cake's successful formula (By JOE LARSON Scene Music Critic)
Cake was first recognized for their heavy, guitar-riff driven single, "The Distance" off their 1996 release Fashion Nugget. The album, chock full of ascending bass lines and heavily distorted lead guitar riffs, gained the band a loyal underground following on college radio and catapulted them into alternative rock's answer to Herman's Hermits.
- Outside influences help Crystal Method avoid slump (By DAVE FULTON Scene Music Critic)
While the current music scene in America bolds new frontiers by blending musical genres into a unique sound, there are still two things currently plaguing popular music today: boy bands and the sophomore slump. But where boy bands appear to be nothing more than a flaw in the commercial market's better judgement, the sophomore slump has plagued groups for decades. The "where are they now" bin keeps growing with each first and last testament of groups that soon fade from audible existence on the radio.