- Irish men take first at Big East Championships (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Assistant Sports Editor)
It took three tries, but the Irish men's cross country team knocked off its conference archrival, the Georgetown Hoyas, to win its second Big East Championship in three seasons.
- Strieffer's goal opens offensive floodgates against IU (By MIKE CONNOLLY Associate Sports Editor)
The Indiana Hoosiers played the sixth-ranked Notre Dame women's soccer team tough for 81 minutes, before All-American Jenny Streiffer broke a 1-1 tie. Her goal sparked two more Irish goals in the next three minutes as the Irish won 4-1.
- Dusbabek goal fails to prevent stalemate with Miami (By MATT OLIVA Sports Writer)
Two wins this weekend would have put the Irish back on track. After beginning the season with a 1-5 record, Notre Dame recorded its first CCHA win of the season with an impressive 5-2 victory over Miami on Thursday night. The Irish looked as if they would repeat their success against the Redhawks again on Friday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the third period while playing strong defensively.
- Irish season hinges on one game after loss to Hoyas (By KERRY SMITH Sports Writer)
It all comes down to one game.
- Belles take third in MIAA play (By KATIE McVOY Sports Writer)
The Saint Mary's volleyball team finished its season with a third-place ranking in the MIAA Conference. Saint Mary's defeated Defiance College on Wednesday and took an eighth place finish at the Calvin Tournament this weekend.
- Notre Dame sinks Navy in final seconds (By TIM CASEY Sports Writer)
As Jarious Jackson rolled to his left with 40 seconds left in Saturday's game against Navy, flashes of the Sept. 11 Purdue game arose in the minds of the Irish faithful.
- Offense plagued by penalties (By BILL HART Associate Sports Editor)
Even though it was a day short of Halloween, Notre Dame football fans were surely spooked by what they saw in Saturday's 28-24 win over Navy.
- Jones has career day in win over Navy (By BRIAN KESSLER Sports Editor)
Following Notre Dame's 28-24 victory over Navy, Julius Jones had no idea how many yards he just rushed for.
- Birthday for a prince (A. J. Boyd Assistant Viewpoint Editor)
There are enough reasons to celebrate today that one might easily forget that it's Monday. For example, we celebrate the beginning of Drug Free Babies Week, World Communication Week, and even National Osteopathic Medicine Week and the 10th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Today is National Authors Day, National Family Literacy Day and the 9th anniversary of the McDonald's Restaurant decision to stop using styrofoam containers. More significantly it is the Feast of All Saints or El Dia de Los Muertos. But one cause of celebration is even a little more noteworthy because of its timeliness.
- Reforming Pat Buchanan won't work (By MIKE MARCHAND )
Last week, perennial presidential candidate Pat Buchanan, disgusted with the two major political parties, decided to blaze his own trail by announcing that he will carry the Reform Party banner in the 2000 presidential election.
- Everyday heroes are all around us (By GARY J. CARUSO )
As last week's World Series has shown, baseball is the type of team sport that produces the most unlikely heroes. Every player has the opportunity to contribute to the team's victory. Yet it is only in certain circumstances, when the game is in the balance, can the least talented player of the team be the hero.
- Let's pray for Andy Donlan (LETTER TO THE EDITOR )
Today I read the tragic story of Andy Donlan. After reading it, I had the urge to make a heartfelt appeal to all readers. Please pray, and tell all of your own families and friends to pray for Andy Donlan and his family. When you have exhausted yourself in prayer, take a deep breath and start praying again.
- Could God get into ND? (LETTER TO THE EDITOR )
Here's a gay joke I don't mind hearing. It was told by the priest at my home parish before I came to Notre Dame this past fall:
- Ball State shooting spree kills one, injures four (By PAUL ALLOR Ball State Daily News)
A former Ball State student was killed Sunday morning and four others were injured at a house party at 1017 West Bethel Ave. Shots were fired into the house, killing Julian Brown, 28, of Gary, who was in the kitchen.
- Lutherans, Catholics sign joint statement (By ERIN PIROUTEK News Writer)
On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther initiated the Reformation by nailing his 95 points of contention against the Vatican to the door of Wittenberg Church.
- Incense sparks Le Mans blaze (By NOREEN GILLESPIE Saint Mary's Editor)
A closet fire in Le Mans Hall forced the evacuation of the dormitory on Saturday afternoon.
- Driver falls asleep, collides with pole (By TIM LOGAN News Editor)
A driver slammed into a roadside pole on US 31/33 next to the Notre Dame Golf Course Sunday afternoon. He reportedly told police he fell asleep at the wheel.
- Awakening Retreats offer rest, reflection (By NELLIE WILLIAMS News Writer)
This Friday, as many as 14 young women will be traveling to Still Waters, a small, cozy farmhouse retreat in a rural part of Michigan, as part of the annual Saint Mary's Awakening Retreats. The theme for this retreat is "Women in Community: Tapestry of Lives."
- Business department introduces MIS major (By KAREN FINK News Writer)
The Saint Mary's business department is offering students a new major, Management Information Systems (MIS).
- Students stay wired for success with caffeine and pay the costs (By KATIE WILHELM Scene Writer)
For many Notre Dame students, the semester begins well, with intentions of reading a little every day, staying on top of the workload and ultimately facing finals after only a little brushing up. But on both ends of fall break, the heart of the midterm, these intentions change as quickly as the leaves turn color.
- Ignorance is bliss: The Blair Witch Project With the recent release of "Blair Witch" on video, a Scene movie critic tells of his experience with the movie, before the media hype. (Jeffrey Q. Irish Scene Movie Critic)
Author's note: if you have not yet seen this movie, do not read any further.