- Complicit to their evil (Laura Petelle Assistant Managing Editor)
Yesterday I was walking across the quad, enjoying the beautiful day. There were students lying on the quad, despite the cold, soaking in the autumn sun. Sun becomes rare in the South Bend winter, and we all like to take advantage of it while it lasts.
- Y2K Forces us to face the rising sun (By Mel Tardy )
"The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line — the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea." — W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, 1903.
- Notre Dame "slaps" Saint Mary's Maynooth program (By Paul McGinn )
I have learned that Notre Dame students on scholarship may no longer use their scholarship money to pay for their year abroad at the National University of Ireland-Maynooth.
- Library gets skimped (By Elizabeth Van Jacob )
Just imagine how greatly all of Notre Dame would benefit if the University invested as much in the renovation of the library as in the renovation of the main building. Instead the library has been allotted a paltry $8 million. This seems particularly incongruous from a university that in recent years has been striving so hard to become one of the top research institutions in the country. All of the great universities have outstanding libraries. Notre Dame needs to invest in one too.
- "Grab and Go" is lunchroom larceny (By Chris Mudd )
Several times a week, I find myself in a bind. Either I have no time to eat lunch because my teachers assign/force me to do far too much homework to even think about piddling around in the five-star eatery that I call South Dining Hall, or my class schedule, due to my crappy DART time, does not permit me to beat the 2 p.m. gate closing at the mess hall.
- Be thankful for opportunity for education (By Kimmi Martin )
College was always the next step for me. Ever since I was little I knew I would go. It was essential. It was expected. It was normal. I had no choice. Now, don't get me wrong, I never did not want to go to college. It was just a concept I grew up with, like Catholicism, or knowing that I would always be the youngest child in my family. I simply accepted it.
- Smith: `Operation Gate Keeper' responsible for deaths Immigrants turn to more dangerous U.S. entry routes (By ERIN LaRUFFA News Writer)
The United States is abusing its right to control its borders, said Claudia Smith, a lawyer with the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation, in a lecture Tuesday.
- Landscaper recovering after near arm loss (By TIM LOGAN News Editor)
Jane Nielson, a groundskeeper for the department of Landscape Services, nearly lost her right arm while working Oct. 15.
- Delaney: Apocalypse intriguing because of `millennial year' (By MAUREEN SMITHE News Writer)
Perceptions of the end of the world, science, history and art depend on the definition used for apocalypse, according to Notre Dame philosophy professor Neal Delaney.
- Education, understanding increase breast cancer survival Nurses share prevention (By ALISA SCHMITT News Writer)
Women have a greater chance of breast cancer survival through education and understanding of the disease, according to two nurses from the Memorial Regional Breast Care Center in South Bend.
- Panel shares eating disorder advice (By KATE STEER News Writer)
About 30 students sat captivated Tuesday night as a fellow student shared the story of her life-threatening experience with eating disorders. JoAnna Deeter, a Notre Dame senior, spoke during a panel discussion on the issue in Pangborn Hall.
- Teens embrace WB's offer (By TRICIA McHALE Scene Television Writer)
The dominant trend in television today is the development of programs that are geared toward younger viewers. This movement has been going for several years, with each season having to deal with this target audience de-aging.