- Notre Dame re-energizes for Oklahoma in bye-week (By TIM CASEY Sports Writer)
Thus far this season, Irish players have been chastised as not being able to win close games. Bob Davie's play-calling and coaching ability has been criticized. Allegations of academic fraud and possible NCAA violations have called into question boundaries never before crossed in Irish history.
- `Chaotic' match-up set for tonight (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
The Cavanaugh Chaos enter tonight's game against Badin on the heels of a thrilling 8-6 victory over the women of Farley.
- Irish limp home from road trip (By KERRY SMITH Sports Writer)
After a tough road trip, coming home might be the best thing for the Irish.
- More Hunting, Less Gathering (Dustin Ferrell Assistant Viewpoint Editor)
In contemporary society, we are faced with a multitude of problems that plague our everyday lives and affect the common good. This is true even of Notre Dame, where one might assume that the "bubble" protects us from issues we face in the outside world. Some of these issues are actually non-issues, such as whining about unchecked freedom of speech or other such "rights" which private institutions have no obligation to uphold.
- Free minds want free speech (Letter to the editor Mary Beth Willard, junior)
The following is a response to Sean Vinck's article, "Limits of the free speech clause," (9/28/99). Mr. Vinck argues that freedom of speech "leads to destructive and harmful ends for individual souls." He may not be entirely justified in this conclusion. The fact that both sides, conservative and liberal, hypocritically object to the right free speech when that right is used to refute their arguments does not necessarily entail that free speech is in and of itself, immoral.
- Do something you enjoy, don't work for money (Letter to the editor Tom Schreck, class of 1983)
I read Mary Beth Ellis's piece about graduate school in the Viewpoints section and I would like to offer an alternative view.
- Ticket tabs need to be trimmed (Letter to the editor Andrew Nerlinger, sophomore)
From a student who has lived his life right outside of Philadelphia and always was able to easily take advantage of all that a large (and culturally active) had to offer, I was a little dismayed coming out to South Bend to go to school. I don't even think about that any more, though, except in one case. The case of concerts.
- "Generations" money needs to help students (Random Thoughts Matthew Loughran, Graduate Class of 1988)
Before this week, the "Generations" newsletter has sat untouched on my desk with only the headline, "Goal!" drawing any attention to it.
- Must-See TV's days are numbered (By PATRICIA McHALE Scene Writer)
For the last five years, NBC has been guaranteed a solid night of loyal television viewership each Thursday night. Traditionally, their Thursday-night lineup, wisely entitled Must-SeeTV, has been just that — a solid three hours of programming that sustained a following while attracting new devotees.
- 'Days' builds up to Paris climax (By COLLEEN WEIGEL Scene Writer)
The past week of "Days of Our Lives" has been based on two days of real time as it has centered mainly on the Hope/Gina/Bo storyline in Paris. Hope is currently alternating between her Princess Gina persona and her true self, as she has done for the last year, by "becoming" Princess Gina with Princess Gina's memories and emotions.