- Irish seniors earn 2-0 win in final home game (By NOAH AMSTADTER Assistant Sports Editor)
In a game that honored the team's six graduating seniors, the Notre Dame men's soccer team pulled out a 2-0 victory Friday over West Virginia behind the strength of two freshmen.
- Irish beat Miami without Nixon (By NOREEN GILLESPIE Sports Writer)
Last season's Big East swimmer of the year Carrie Nixon watched the Irish swimming and diving team's 199-101 routing of Miami University from the sidelines Friday instead of taking her customary position in the center lane.
- Spartans sweep Irish 3-2 with last-second goal (By MATT ORENCHUCK Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame hockey team on Friday evening came close to an upset, but fell 3-2 to Michigan State on a last-second goal.
- Walsh takes PW into triple overtime with 25-18 win (By LAUREN CONTI and COLIN BOYLAN Sports Writers)
The Wild Women of Walsh Hall eliminated the PW Purple Weasels 25-18 in triple overtime in the first round of the Women's Interhall Playoffs on Sunday at McGlinn Field.
- Getherall's offense grants Irish 34-31 victory Earl blocks Adams' field goal attempt to force overtime (By TIM CASEY Assistant Sports Editor)
As a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Dave Adams spent many Saturday afternoons rooting for the University of Miami football team. So when "Air Force 20, Notre Dame 17" scrolled across the bottom of the television screen in the early evening hours of Oct. 19, 1996, the 17-year old high school senior was elated.
- Bottom line: Irish win despite mistakes (Kerry Smith Sports Editor)
Every time the Irish step on the field they are graded.
- Defense crumbles in final period against Falcons (By MOLLY McVOY Sports Writer)
For the early part of this season, it was solid defense that won games for the Irish. It looked like that was going to be the case for the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Air Force.
- Divers make big splash for Irish in win over Kalamazoo (By COLLEEN McCARTHY Sports Writer)
The numbers speak for themselves and the message is dominance.
- Praising Bush's message (Mike Marchand Questionable Freedoms 2000)
Friday afternoon, Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush rode into town like a phantom and left just as quickly — zooming off in his 757 dubbed "Responsibility One" to Detroit. He actually spent less time speaking — 13 minutes — than he did shaking hands and greeting supporters after his speech. Yet his brief visit to South Bend left more than 2,000 people, many of whom were waiting two hours or more on an unseasonably warm October afternoon, energized and eagerly anticipating voting for him next Tuesday.
- Quote of the Day (Henry Kissinger former secretary of state)
"Too bad 90 percent of the politicians give the other 10 percent a bad reputation."
- Offering a progressive alternative (Aaron Kreider Think, Question, Resist)
This election, voters have a choice. We can use our nation's economic prosperity as a cover to dismantle our social programs, increase corporate welfare and give tax cuts for the rich, or we can invest our prosperity in working Americans and build a just society.
- Choosing as Christians (Letter to the Editor )
The inscription above the memorial door on the right side of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart may proclaim "God, Country, Notre Dame," but the relics of the saint beneath the main altar starkly challenge that motto.
- Changing the system (Letter to the Editor )
If Americans can take anything from the 2000 campaign season, it is several lessons about the inadequacies of our political system. While we are fond of bragging to the world of our strong, participatory democracy, a closer look reveals several flaws in the system. Here are five necessary democratic reforms that will strengthen American democracy.
- "Hogs" of Holy Cross Hall return for dorm reunion (By FINN PRESSLY Assistant News Editor)
Gathering to celebrate the spirit of their former dorm, over a hundred Notre Dame alums met in the basement of St. Joseph Hall Friday. They came together to remember the memory of a different lakeside landmark, Holy Cross Hall, which, until its demolition in 1991, housed one of Notre Dame's most unique residential communities.
- Bush greets supporters at South Bend Airport (By ANNE-MARIE MATTINGLY News Editor)
With more than 1,000 GOP supporters waving Bush-Cheney signs and chanting his name, Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush distanced himself from Democratic candidate Al Gore Friday by emphasizing his belief in returning the powers of government to the hands of the people.
- Bush addresses Lake Michigan College (By KATE NAGENGAST Assistant News Editor)
Standing before an enthusiastic crowd of supporters and a banner with the word "Responsibility" printed boldly across it, Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush spoke about his plans for spending the surplus and his desire to restore integrity to the White House at Lake Michigan College Friday.
- Local station stages South Bend version of Survivor (By KATIE McVOY News Writer)
Do you have what it takes to be a survivor?
- '00 grad struck by car on Edison (Observer Staff Report )
- Halloween spawns spooky memories of haunted halls and Gipper's ghost (By CHRISTINA MARTINI Scene Writer)
A student wanders through the darkness in the middle of the night and makes his way to the outdoor hand-pump outside Washington Hall to quench his thirst. He glances up from his drink and his blood freezes as he sees a ghostly white form immerse from a dark cluster of trees.
- The ghosts of St. Mary's continue to watch over campus (By LAURA BOST Scene Writer)
Fog settles upon the lake and masks Saint Mary's in a shroud of mystery. The illuminated bell tower of Le Mans looms over campus creating an ominous atmosphere. As the lights dim after parietals, the old buildings fill with creaks and groans. A bang and n a cry are audible in the night. A woman turns to her roommate, "What was that noise? Did you see that?" she questions.
- More Spooky Stories (By CHRISTINA MARTINI Scene Writer)
More Spooky Stories