- What really matters (Laura Petelle )
Since high school, I've gotten about six hours of sleep a night.
- Military Influence Letter to the Editor (Sarah Kaczka Sophomore, Welsh Hall)
Yesterday was the first time I have ever felt compelled to write The Observer, and it happened after reading about a lecture given by Father Frank Cordaro featured on the front page of the Sept. 30 issue of The Observer. I realize that Father Cordaro is probably a much more knowledgeable and experienced person than I, but, it doesn't seem that he knows about the military he preaches against.
- Switching our focus to the elderly (John Linn )
This Sunday marked the beginning of Respect Life Week, the time of year in which the Church calls us to pay special attention to promoting the sanctity of all human life from conception to natural death. Within the scope of the pro-life movement, our focus often falls on these two events: the very beginning of life and its development during pregnancy, and the final rite of passage in the last hours before death. No one will deny that these are extremely important events in the course of life. However, they account for such a short time in the grand scheme. There are so many other opportunities to uphold and celebrate the beauty of life through the simple daily process of interacting with others, treating the least of Christ's brothers as we would treat Him.
- Soldiers did it all for you Letter to editor (Katie McCalden Freshman, McGlinn Hall)
I went off to war, a young man with high ideals,
- Hypocrit Administrators lie again PSA (Jay Johnson Government grad student)
Have you heard? The administration lies, and lies big time. And yes, about important issues; Sweatshops, gays ... all the oldies but goodies ... And they're a bunch of hypocrites (did I mention they lie?).
- In the shadow of the stadium The Snite Museum, which offers numerous resources to students and professors, is a hidden jewel on campus (By ERIN LaRUFFA News Writer)
It is not easy to sit in the shadows of the Notre Dame Stadium.
- Union works on report to Trustees (By ALISON HEINZ News Writer)
In its fall 1999 report, the Student Union poses several questions to the Board of Trustees.
- Sweatshop activist tells students to push for reform (By TIM LOGAN News Editor)
For 20 years, Michael Posner has battled for human rights around the world.
- SMC honors athletes at Pride Week pep rally (By KAREN FINK News Writer)
The Saint Mary's Pride Week celebration began last night with a pep rally in the Noble Family Dining Hall.
- Security, rectors advise students to be careful, lock doors (By HELENA RAYAM News Writer)
Recent residence hall break-ins alerted both security and students that campus safety precautions are being neglected.
- Architecture gives sense of space (By NICOLE HADDAD News Writer)
Through the concepts of space and peace, the architecture of Saint Mary's and Notre Dame give each campus its own distinct sense of community and place, said Dennis Doordan, an architectural historian and professor at Notre Dame.
- Holocaust survivor calls for education, understanding (By ERIN PIROUTEK News Writer)
Yaffa Eliach emphasized the role of education in preventing a recurrence of the horrors of the Holocaust during her lecture Monday entitled "Crossing the Bridge between the 20th and 21st Century." Eliach, a Holocaust survivor, also focused on the need for accurate documentation of the humanity — the rich and varied lives — destroyed by the Holocaust.