- Irish head to Rhode Island for key Big East match-up (By NOAH AMSTADTER Assistant Sports Editor)
Carrying the burden of a 1-4 Big East record that currently has the team ranked 11th out of the 12 teams in the conference, the Irish men's soccer team faces a must-win game on Sunday when it travels to Rhode Island to take on Providence.
- Irish travel to take on Hoyas,Wildcats this weekend (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame women's soccer team will be without one of its brightest stars this weekend when it travels to Georgetown and Villanova for successive Big East Conference battles.
- Guy, Cunha travel to Palo Alto (By STEVE KEPPEL Sports Writer)
After two weeks of tough play and competition most of the Irish women's tennis team will have the weekend off to watch and enjoy the home football game on Saturday.
- Lyons faces Pangborn in must-win contest (By BRIAN KRONK, LIA MILHOAN and JOE LICANDRO Sports Writers)
Lyons faces Pangborn in a do-or-die playoff situation Sunday at 1 pm at McGlinn fields.
- Crime takes on Purple Weasels (By JOHN BACSIK, CHRIS FREDERICO and LAUREN CONTI Sports Writers)
Both Off-campus and Pasquerilla West have had productive seasons, although in alternating fashion.
- Ramblers battle Rabid Bats in regular season finale (By JOHNNIE LEITNER, KATIE DEMENT AND COLIN BOYLAN Sports Writers)
For the Zahm and Siegfried interhall squads, this season has thus far been both the best and worst of times. Both the Rabid Bats and the Ramblers opened their years with explosive offenses and stifling defensive play.
- Belles play in Adrian College Tournament (By KATIE MILLER Sports Writer)
Saint Mary's golf team will play at a tournament hosted by Adrian College Saturday.
- Irish open third varsity season in Chicago, Rockford (By JEFF BALTRUZAK Sports Writer)
Opening its third varsity season, the Irish women's rowing team will put their oars to the water and their endurance to the test this weekend in two races on consecutive days.
- Renewing Route 31 rivalry u Belles, Irish swim at weekend Notre Dame Relays (By ANDREW SOUKUP Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame Relays may be used as an important tool for coaches to prepare their swimmers for the upcoming season, but when the Notre Dame and Saint Mary's women's swimming teams compete this weekend, it will mark another important occasion.
- Belles look to sting Hornets Metzger makes 2nd start in net for Saint Mary's (By SARAH RYKOWSKI Sports Writer)
Saturday will be a battle of rookie goalkeepers as the Saint Mary's Belles travel to Kalamazoo to take on the Hornets for the second time this season.
- Top national teams take part in Invitational (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
The Irish got more than they bargained for in putting together a field for the 2000 Notre Dame Invitational. Both the men's and women's varsity races feature six top 25 teams, making a championship by the host school unlikely.
- Belles to ring in Goshen (By KATIE McVOY Assistant Sports Editor)
This weekend's meet at Goshen College may turn out to be a battle of the freshmen.
- Poulin's team reaches goals (By MATT ORENCHUK Sports Writer)
When Dave Poulin became head coach of the Notre Dame hockey team five years ago, he set goals for the team. One by one, season by season, those goals have been ticked off. The Irish have made it to the CCHA tournament and they have played in Joe Louis Arena in the CCHA semifinals.
- Kangaroos look to pounce on Dawgs for playoff spot (By JAMES VERALDI, TODD NIETO and MATT HARRIGAN Sports Writers)
Playoffs or bust?
- LoVecchio takes helm of Irish offense (By KATIE McVOY Assistant Sports Editor)
The key word for the Irish this weekend is offense.
- 2-2 Cardinal aims to rebound against Irish (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
The Cardinal comes into Saturday's game like a firecracker — whether it will go off like a sparkler or a big-time explosion is the question.
- Solid defenses hold ground (Observer Staff Report )
The Irish defensive line will be hard pressed to match the Cardinal's rock solid defense. Stanford's defense held Texas to 13 yards rushing in its victory over the Longhorns and recorded five sacks as well.
- Gandy comes into his own Fifth-year senior grows athletically, academically (By TIM CASEY Assistant Sports Editor)
The class met every Friday and Saturday night in the spring of 1997 and 1998.
- Top 10 in-state rivals collide (By PEYTON BERG Sports Writer)
Vinny Testaverde, Deion Sanders, Charlie Ward, Warren Sapp, Gino Toretta, Peter Warrick, and Wide Right I and II. The annual Seminoles-Hurricanes clash conjures up some of the biggest names and tightest moments in college football, not to mention guaranteed National Championship implications.
- Davie's hesitation to pick LoVecchio could hurt Irish (Tim Casey Assistant Sports Editor)
With a black suit jacket covering his face in an attempt to avoid the media, Gary Godsey walked from the Notre Dame locker room towards the team bus following the Irish's 27-21 loss to Michigan State on Sept. 25. But standing 6-feet-7 inches and being the starting quarterback, Godsey could not escape the herd.
- Voice opinions in voting booth (Observer Editorial )
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, months of campaigning by Governor George W. Bush, Vice President Al Gore, Ralph Nader and other candidates and interest groups will come to a close. However, recent polls of young voters ages 18-24 predict that months of campaigning will have had little effect on this group. The primary poll conducted by MTV and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation shows increased apathy with only 50 percent of voters under 25 registered and only 46 percent of those registered planning to vote.
- Evaluating the first debate (Gary Caruso Capital Comments)
It ended in a tie. Each side declared victory after the first presidential debate between Al Gore and George W. Bush. It was as though each candidate had kissed his sisters — this time without one being more passionate than the other.
- Taking steps to further race relations on campus (TJ Pillari Sophomore Knott Hall)
Earlier today while studying, I couldn't help but overhear an interesting conversation a couple tables over concerning one Notre Dame student's ethnic heritage and the obstacles she faces to gain acceptance in the white-dominated culture of the U.S. and particularly on the Notre Dame campus.
- Falsely quoting God has gotten out of hand (Laura Ewald Indiana Daily Student)
- University's endowment doesn't need to be increased (Michael Connolly Rockville, Maryland)
In my opinion, the article of the crisis in Notre Dame's finances announced by Father Malloy gives rise to some serious questions.
- Women's Resource Center clarifies probation status (ND Women's Resource Center )
We would like to clarify a few issues raised in the Oct. 3 In Focus article about the Women's Resource Center. ("Women's Resource Center still feels probation's sting") Yes, the WRC was on probation for an incident which occurred several years ago. However, the WRC is not currently on probation; in fact, it has not been since early summer following the 1998-1999 school year. With the support of the Faculty Senate the probation was lifted a year early, and the WRC stands in full compliance with University regulations. The probation does continue to affect the WRC in various ways, one of which is the issue of censorship was discussed in the article. Out of respect for the decision made by the University is 1997, however, the WRC abstains from comment on these issues pertaining to freedom of speech. Anyone interested in the full story of the 1997 probation hearing is welcome to come to the Center to read an official incident summary for further clarifications.
- Students react to study day situation (By LAURA ROMPF Assistant News Editor)
For the past two years, junior Patrick Brennan has enjoyed having four consecutive study days before a five-day week of stressful finals. Brennan said he was able to prepare himself thoroughly for his tests and also had time to spend with friends before leaving for Christmas break.
- Pax Christi hits campus to promote military spending cut (By TIM LOGAN Senior Staff Writer)
A young woman dressed as a clean-shaven Uncle Sam looks up at a 27-foot inflatable bar graph representing United States defense spending.
- Author, alumnus reminisces at `flag raisers' book signing (By ANDREW THAGARD News Writer)
James Bradley's book "Flags of Our Fathers," a New York Times Best Seller grabbed not only the attention of the Notre Dame community at Tuesday's book talk and signing, but also of Steven Spielberg who recently bought the movie rights.
- Dalloway's new clubhouse opens (By MOLLY McVOY Saint Mary's Editor)
Another step in the Master Plan announces its completion today when the new Dalloway's Clubhouse opens its doors for the first time.
- Police warn off-campus students about security issues (By MAUREEN SMITHE Assistant News Editor)
Off-campus crime is a reality, but is preventable, according to members of the South Bend Police Department's crime prevention bureau.
- Job Direct to provide SMC with career, resumé service online (By MYRA McGRIFF News Writer)
As of Sept. 1, the Career and Development office of Saint Mary's, and its partner, the Internet service Job Direct, went online to prepare students for the job world. The new job service hopes to get students actively thinking about career placement and internships. The new directory will offer students a wide range of workshops and networking.
- Keeping the Flag Known to most simply as `The Flag Guy,' Brother Edward Courtney shares tales of his life, love, his faith in people and his 11 years spent under the flags on SR 933 (photos and text by Amanda Greco )
Most of us have seen him — the infamous man at the edge of the road. We have all pondered his purpose at this point in his life. What is it, exactly, that possesses an elderly man to sit on the side of a highway, surrounded by flags, waving to passersby?