- Knights joust Irish out of Big East tournament (By KERRY SMITH Sports Writer)
The Scarlet Knights of Rutgers left the Notre Dame men's soccer team seeing red, as they ousted the Irish from the Big East Championships in the quarterfinal round Saturday.
- Doherty era starts off on right foot with win over Qatar (By BRIAN CHURNEY Sports Writer)
Amidst a surprising large JACC crowd for an exhibition game, the Matt Doherty era in Notre Dame men's basketball began Friday night with a 94-79 victory over the International Select All-Stars.
- Ratay leads Irish past All-Stars (By KERRY SMITH Sports Writer)
While it was close at times, the Notre Dame women's basketball team proved why its this year's team to beat, upending the Premier All-Stars, 94-85, in an exhibition game Sunday.
- Smith leads Belles in first win of season (By NOREEN GILLESPIE Saint Mary's Editor)
If the first time is a learning experience, breaststroker Lauren Smith learns well.
- Notre Dame wins fifth straight Big East title Irish overcome gusting winds to defeat Huskies, 4-2 (By MIKE CONNOLLY Associate Sports Editor)
- Notre Dame knocks out Smith, Seton Hall in semifinals (By MIKE CONNOLLY Associate Sports Editor)
- Notre Dame falls from Rocky Top (By TIM CASEY Sports Writer)
- Tennessee win speaks VOL-umes (By BRIAN KESSLER Sports Editor)
- Irish unable to catch up to Volunteers (By TIM CASEY Sports Writer)
- Healthy Lindsey leads dominating Irish defense Junior captain fully recovered from early season knee injury (By MIKE CONNOLLY Associate Sports Editor)
- We are ND (By CHRISTINE KRALY Associate News Editor)
Burps. Gunshot wounds. Horror films. These things don't disgust me.
- When we will take off our clothes? (By MARY MARGARET NUSSBAUM )
"I like girls who wear Abercrombie and Fitch / I'd take her if I had one wish."
- Holtz is gone, let's move on (By CAPPY GAGNON )
Last week, Observer readers were treated to yet another diatribe by someone lamenting that Lou Holtz is no longer coaching football at Notre Dame. Can't we put a statute of limitations on these? Someone should also run a cross-check of the persons who write these type of letters. I wonder what percentage of these letter-writers also wrote complaint letters about Holtz himself, because he didn't throw the ball enough to the tight end or for committing some other fan-felony.
- WVFI is the Irish's Fighting Voice (LETTER TO THE EDITOR )
When friends and family back home continually ask about school — how are classes? how are your friends? how did the dance go? you need HOW much money? — what they are basically attempting to do is be a part of campus life. Whether an alumnus longing to be in college again, a friend who wanted to come here but couldn't get in or just a concerned parent — people want to be involved with this university. When winter comes and football season is over, there are few actual ways to keep the Irish spirit going outside South Bend. One such means was WVFI, the student radio station located in LaFortune.
- Religious groups favored over private individuals (LETTER TO THE EDITOR )
The so-called "Religious Liberty Protection Act" (RLPA) is special entitlement legislation favoring religious groups over private individuals, businesses and secular organizations. It threatens the fair application of anti-discrimination laws, work place codes of behavior (such as dress codes), public zoning laws child welfare laws, and the administration of prisons.
- SMC hosts Fall Day festivities (By KATIE MILLER News Writer)
While touring Saint Mary's on Sunday, visiting students sampled academics, community and student life while participating in the annual Fall Day on Campus.
- WVFI vies for FM status, respect (By MATTHEW SMITH News Writer)
Years ago, WVFI was an AM station with a loyal listeners, but after the introduction of powerful electronic devices in dorms — computers and TV's, stereos and refrigerators — its signals weakened with outdated equipment. The University-funded station struggled to regain listeners.
- Lecturer: MTV, rap distract black youths (By ERIN LaRUFFA News Writer)
In 1988, MTV first aired a show featuring hip-hop music.
- Panel discusses new federal possibilities (By KATE STEER News Writer)
Panelists gathered Friday to discuss states' rights and federalism in the 21st century.
- Healthy living under Dome begins behind it (By COURTNEY KERRIGAN Scene Writer)
Not too many people feel the need to venture beyond the Main Building. The Dome, which has served as a source of inspiration and high aspirations to many Domers, symbolizes the top of the hill of success. However, University Health Services and the Counseling Center occupy a little-known part of the Notre Dame campus — the area behind the Dome.