- A preseason look at postseason favorties (JOE LICANDRO Sports Writer)
March Madness may be four months away, but the question is already in the air. "Can anyone beat the Duke Blue Devils?"
- MEN'S BASKETBALL: Taking the lead Irish find continuity in returning seniors, coach (KERRY SMITH Sports Writer)
With one more exhibition outing left before the Irish kick off their regular season schedule, head coach Mike Brey sees a big difference in this year's squad from last season's: continuity and established leadership.
- FOOTBALL: Losses leave Irish with little more than pride (ANDREW SOUKUP Associate Sports Editor)
At the beginning of the season, the Irish had lofty expectations. They talked about cracking into the Top 10. They talked about making a BCS bowl. They talked about challenging for a national championship. But a 0-3 start and a 3-5 record have brought those lofty expectations crashing down to earth. Now, all the Irish are left talking about is pride.
- MEN'S TENNIS: Taborga, Smith earn bid as top 16 team (By RACHEL BIBER Sports Writer)
Building their reputation as one of the top doubles teams in the nation, seniors Casey Smith and Javier Taborga have earned an at-large bid to participate in the 16-team field at the Omni Hotels National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in Farmers Branch, Texas.
- Davie's best not good enough (COLIN BOYLAN Boylan's Banter)
For the past few weeks, the most popular sport on Notre Dame's campus has not been football, soccer or basketball, but rather a sport I've come to term "Davie-bashing."
- A call to end mass e-mails (Teresa Fralish Viewpoint Copy Editor)
Imagine this: about 2,000 random people have access to your e-mail address. They can annoy you with various advertisements for makeup services, tickets and goldfish for sale or spinning classes, all very unsolicited, mind you. You can do nothing about this, but must waste 20 to 30 minutes of your day reading and deleting such aggravating messages. Of course, this is the circumstance here at Saint Mary's.
- Let us never forget (Christine Niles As I See It ...)
While attending law courses in Austria this past summer, I made a weekend trip to the Dachau concentration camp in southern Germany. As Armistice Day approaches I dedicate this column to the memory of those who perished there and similarly elsewhere.
- Quote of the Day (Sydney J. Harris author)
"When I hear somebody sigh, `Life is hard,'
- Allow students to follow their instincts (Joe Muto Livin' on a Prayer)
While you are reading this article, someone on campus may be having sex. I can't tell you who. I think, however, that we can safely rule out two people.
- Respect your fellow man (Emily Ford sophomore)
This past Saturday I witnessed an event even more disheartening than Notre Dame's loss. As I was leaving the game, I noticed that a Stadium employee was distributing posters in exchange for a coupon.
- Demonstrate the Notre Dame spirit (Rachel Swartz senior)
I had the rare opportunity to share the experience that is Notre Dame football with my family recently. I am a senior and my father had been unable to attend a home game in my previous three years here.
- Nerlinger puts Stanford victory in JEOPARDY! Senior finishes in close second on Wednesday show (By ANDREW THAGARD News Writer)
Andrew Nerlinger "asked" his way to second place in Wednesday's college addition of JEOPARDY! The Notre Dame senior competed against Jaime Green, a Brown University freshman, and Vinita Kailasanath, a Stanford University junior, on a college version of the popular game show.
- SMC students express e-mail worries (By NELLIE WILLIAMS News Writer)
Before heading off to class on Wednesday morning, Saint Mary's College junior Kelly Rizzi checks her e-mail for any important messages. Her inbox comes up and indicates that she has 20 new messages. Surprised, she scans down the screen and sees that they are all from Saint Mary's students. She opens the first one and reads it.
- Malloys says ND needs a faculty senate University president also talks about economic woes at annual senate address (By JASON McFARLEY News Editor)
Father Edward Malloy, University president, made an appeal Wednesday to the Faculty Senate to not dissolve, despite the body's struggle in recent years to gain power from administrators and respect from other faculty members.
- Saint Mary's hosts Showcase of Careers today (By KATIE RAND News Writer)
Saint Mary's will host the annual Showcase of Careers today from in the LeMans Hall lobby. The event is sponsored by the Board of Governance and the Counseling & Career Development Center.
- Joint committee closer to reality Senate, Academic Council to explore faculty governance (By JASON McFARLEY News Editor)
At the recommendation of Provost Nathan Hatch, nine faculty senators and Academic Council members will explore the possibility of a joint committee between the two bodies, senate chair Jacqueline Brogan said.
- A `Drive' through Lynch's looking glass (By JUDE SEYMOUR Scene Movie Critic)
David Lynch has never played by the rules, either the ones newly created or those already well-established. Since his feature film debut, 1977's "Eraserhead," Lynch has been challenging his audiences to make sense of the surrealist dreamscapes, nightmares and paranoia (just to name a few) that emanate from his works of art.
- VHS has two years to live (By MATT NANIA Scene Movie Editor)
How much longer will you have to sit there patiently while your friends fast forward through their antiquated VHS tape of "Scarface" while you wish they would just catch up with times and get a DVD player?
- Pixar's monstrous track record continues (By MATT NANIA Scene Movie Editor)
The interesting thing about all of the movies from Pixar Animation Studios (with the exception of 1998's "A Bug's Life") is that, unlike the rest of the offerings in the history of animated cinema, they haven't chosen to attempt the theatrics of exotic, fantastical settings and characters.