- Driver suspended for season by Student Affairs (By MIKE CONNOLLY Associate Sports Editor)
Head coach Bob Davie announced Friday that Irish junior tailback Tony Driver is suspended from the football team for the rest of the season by the Office of Student Affairs.
- Victory over USC redeems Notre Dame (By TIM CASEY Sports Writer)
Jim Sanson laid beneath a pile of dirty, drained, drenched players late in the fourth quarter of the Notre Dame-USC game. They were fighting, scratching and clawing for every opportunity to strip the ball away from him.
- Irish go 1-3 in conference over break (By KERRY SMITH Sports Writer)
The Big East proved to be big trouble for the Irish last week, as the soccer squad dropped three straight conference games, while managing to post only one win.
- Irish fall to Broncos, defeat Huskies, 'Canes (Observer Staff Report )
The Notre Dame women's soccer team bounced back from a 4-2 loss to No. 1 Santa Clara to defeat No. 8 Connecticut 2-1 in double overtime and Miami 7-1.
- Notre Dame loses three games to drop to 1-5 (By BILL HART Associate Sports Editor)
After heading to Denver for the Icebreaker Tournament, the Irish headed to Michigan for a two-game series with conference rival Ferris State in their four games on the road in just over a week.
- SMC set for MIAA tournament (By SARAH RYKOWSKI Sports Writer)
The Belles are set to contend for a slot in postseason play as they begin the MIAA tournament today.
- Shay paces Irish in Bloomington Men take 6th, women finish 22nd (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Assistant Sports Editor)
The men's cross country team leapt into the top ranks of the nation's teams with a sixth place finish at the Pre-National NCAA meet Oct. 16, led by junior Ryan Shay's fourth-place showing.
- Men's rowing competes in Boston (Special to The Observer )
Autumn leaves lining Boston's Charles River framed the largest head race in the world, the Head of the Charles. Despite the absence of its No. 1 stroke, out with mononucleosis, the men's rowing club placed a very respectable 41st among 80 teams in the Club A race.
- Kreher leads Irish to two Big East wins (By MATT OLIVA Sports Writr)
The Notre Dame women's volleyball team capped off a busy fall break with two conference wins on Friday and Sunday. The Irish improved their Big East record to 6-0 by defeating St. John's and Connecticut to remain in first place in the conference.
- Significant factors in being an Irish Fan (Mike Connolly Associate Sports Editor)
Every once in a while, I begin to question why I am a Notre Dame fan. I wonder why I continue to root with all my heart for a team that is unranked and under investigation by the NCAA. I ask why I continue to defend my favorite team against its detractors.
- Government should focus on the people (Laura Antkowiak Right to Life)
The new fiscal millennium is nearly one month old. We've had no budgetary equivalent of the predicted Y2K chaos, but the problems represented by the FY2000 national budget are much more insidious. While this political battle has not failed to offer partisanship, headlines, closed-door meetings, and campaign sound bites, what it lacks is respect for the inherent dignity of human life.
- School spirit does wonders (Thomas O. Misch Northbrook, Illinois)
Congratulations! Seriously. Oklahoma, Arizona State, USC — three victories and three terrific examples of what the ND student body is all about. Very impressive.
- When will we ever learn? Letter to the Editor ( Donald W. Whipple, C.S.C.)
A list of questions and statements as regards the University's continued harassment of Notre Dame gays (alumni and students) — prohibiting ads — because, as the Administration says, the groups, "directly or indirectly, espouse positions contrary to the teachings of the Catholic Church."
- Let your voice be heard about abortion legislation Letter to the Editor (Shawn Loy Austin, Indiana)
The Senate plans to vote soon on S. 1692, the Partial Birth Abortion Ban which bans only the specific abortion procedure where the abortionist delivers the baby feet first leaving the head in the womb, inserts scissors into the back of the neck, and sucks out the baby's brains.
- Worker empowerment is crucial for fair labor (Aaron Kreider Progressive Student Alliance)
In 1911, 146 women died when a fire broke-out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York. On May 10, 1993, a fire started in a Bangkok toy factory. The main exit was locked, stairways collapsed under a rush, people jumped out of windows and over 180 died. Sweatshops kill.
- Griffin dies at 74 (Special to the Observer )
Father Robert Griffin died Thursday at Holy Cross House. He was 74.
- Panel: Sweatshops need monitors By TIM LOGAN (Monitoring not only solution to human rights problems )
Compliance monitoring is an essential element in the fight against sweatshop labor, but it is just one of the elements necessary to successfully combat abuse of workers, panelists told the sweatshop symposium Monday.
- Board dedicates computer cluster (By NOREEN GILLESPIE Saint Mary's Editor)
Representing a continued commitment to technology improvement on campus, president Marilou Eldred and the Board of Trustees dedicated the newly-constructed Trumper Computer Cluster in Cushwa-Leighton Library Oct. 15.
- Dunbar released early on probation (Special to the Observer )
Former Notre Dame football booster Kim Dunbar was released from prison Oct. 18 after serving one year for embezzling $1.2 million from her former employer, Dominiack Mechanical, Inc., of South Bend.
- Kowalczyk and co. try to stay a-`Live' (By CHRISTOPHER SHIPLEY Scene Music Critic)
Modern bands have always had to carefully regulate the evolution of their music. With every new album, listeners expect a new sound; but they will divorce themselves from the group completely if the change is too radical.
- Album Review: Temperamental by Everything But the Girl (By STUART SMITH Scene Music Critic)
It is fair to say that the problem with Everything But The Girl is that it doesn't know exactly where to place itself. Trying to fit someplace between straight electro and pop, the band is strangely dysfunctional. On its most recent release, Temperamental, few things shine brighter than this confusion.
- Cornflake girl's lyrics alienate pop-hungry masses (By GEOFFREY RAHIE Scene Music Critic)
Sweet little Tori Amos, what are they going to do with you?