- Irish finish 9-0 in Big East with win over Orangewomen (By MATT OLIVA Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame volleyball team defeated Syracuse in three games this weekend to conclude its 1999 home season.
- Whirlwind breezes past Babes (By RACHEL BIBER Sports Writer)
The Welsh Whirlwinds transformed into tornadoes during last weekend's semifinal matchup against the BP Babes, uprooting the top-seeded Babes from their planned path to Notre Dame stadium and running away with a 12-0 win.
- Belles record best season in history (By SARAH RYKOWSKI Sports Writer)
Teamwork was the word that the Saint Mary's soccer team used to describe the 1999 season, their best season to date.
- Notre Dame earns fifth seed in NCAA Tournament (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
The road to the NCAA soccer championships in San Jose, Calif., will be a bit tougher than anticipated for the Notre Dame women.
- Sorin returns to title game for third straight time (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sport Writer)
For the Sorin Otters the journey is almost complete.
- Water polo tam finishes seventh (Special to The Observer )
Playing for the first time ever in both an outdoor pool and a national championship venue, the Men's Water Polo team finished seventh nationally in Tucson this weekend.
- Nebraska-Omaha earns first-ever CCHA win (Special to The Observer )
Nebraska-Omaha used a steady offensive onslaught and an effective penalty kill to defeat visiting Notre Dame, 5-3, in the second and final game of their Central Collegiate Hockey Association series Saturday at the Omaha Civic Auditorium.
- Pyros shutout Chaos in semifinal, 7-0 (By STEVE KEPPEL Sports Writer)
When Pyros of Pasquerilla East prepared to take on the Cavanaugh Chaos in the interhall playoffs they knew it would be a tough game.
- Flying Dutch soar to 3-0 win (By KATIE McVOY Sports Writer)
The Belles volleyball team followed the trend of the rest of Saint Mary's fall sports: They had an exceptional season, played a tough final game in the playoffs, and could not quite get the championship.
- Knott advances to championship with 7-0 overtime win (By JASON KROMPINGER Sports Writer)
It was a fitting end for the scrappy Fisher squad that had in the previous week toppled a No. 1 seed in order to earn the spot on the field against Knott to fight for a spot in the championship game.
- Seventh grade reflections (Maureen Smithe Copy Editor)
I was talking to my little brother on Instant Messenger the other day. He was proudly telling me about his football game last Saturday and how he had made his first touchdown. As I asked him the details of his game-winning play, I too started to beam with pride. He has played for several years now, and after every game he always "was so close" to making a touchdown. This was an athletic feat he had been working towards since his first trip to a Notre Dame football game.
- Ready for take-off, more ready to land (By KATE ROWLAND )
I hate airplanes.
- Try something new (By FRANCCINE SANNA )
This isn't going to be your typical Viewpoint piece. Welcome to the wonderful world of randomness that I call a lifestyle and that you will be a part of for the next five to 10 minutes.
- Remember the score in 2001 (LETTER TO THE EDITOR )
For the classes of 2002 and 2003: Cut this out and save it. Put it in an envelope marked "November 2, 2001." On November 2, 2001, open the envelope and read it again. The next day, go watch Notre Dame play Tennessee.
- Pro-choice feminism is oppressing women (By ERIN ROCKENHAUS )
Many people in the modern world believe that being a feminist and being pro-choice are synonymous.
- Remembering Armenia (GUEST COLUMN )
It's hard to imagine the complete destruction of a homeland and the creation of a "new" one in its place in a matter of just a few years.
- The Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Surprises of History (By DORIS L. BERGEN )
I find it hard to believe that 10 years have gone by since the events now known as "the fall of the Berlin Wall."
- Ten Years Later: Remembering November 9, 1989 (By MARK JANTZEN )
I went to bed early on the night of Nov. 9, 1989. Around 10:30 p.m., Ekki, a friend of mine in the dorm, banged on my door and demanded that I join a group that was heading for West Berlin. Great, I thought, they've had another party in the basement and gotten really plastered this time. Good thing I locked my door; who needs a pile of drunks in your room when you're trying to get some sleep? Ekki wouldn't go away, however, and he sounded half-way sober so I tried to make sense out of his babbling. He said something about seeing a report on the West Berlin evening news that East Berliners were being let through the wall in Bornholmer Street. Given the events over the last month in East Germany, it didn't seem entirely impossible, so I decided to join the group in investigating the possibility.
- Members discuss academics in dorms (By FINN PRESSLY Assistant News Editor)
Responding to a question posed by the ad hoc subcommittee on student life, the Campus Life Council debated the role of academics in the residence halls.
- ND announces award for public service in Latin America (By MARIBEL MOREY News Writer)
For the first time, Notre Dame will recognize Latin American leadership with the presentation of the Notre Dame Award for Distinguished Public Service in Latin America.
- 10 years after the fall: Students tell of living in Germany during the fall (By NORREEN GILLESPIE Saint Mary's Editor)
Like any other student in his sixth grade history class, Luis Matos sat down with volumes of encyclopedias and began to write a report about Germany — specifically, the Berlin Wall.
- 10 years after the fall: The fall marked the beginning of Germany's (By ERIN LARUFFA News Writer)
The Berlin Wall, along with its barbed wire and checkpoint towers, still remains a symbol of the Cold War and 20th century international politics. Today, in the place of one famous checkpoint, stands Berlin Checkpoint Charlie Plaza, an eight-story modern office tower, according to Business Week.
- Prison: A rehabilitation center or a warehouse? (By MICHELLE KRUPA News Writer)
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- Techno Music: An American Tradition (By TODD CALLAIS Scene Music Critic)
There is perhaps no genre of music more misunderstood or stereotyped than techno. It is not uncommon to hear a self-proclaimed music fan say, "Oh, I could do that stuff, just give me a computer," or "Whatever, I don't like that Euro stuff." Others will assume that techno music is a genre limited only to groups like Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim. The truth is that techno is one of the most complicated and intricate styles of music with a deep American history that ranges over hundreds of talented and respect-worthy artists.
- 311's new offering is `down'-right horrible (By BRIAN KORNMANN Scene Music Critic)
Success came fast for 311 four years ago. With the release of its self-titled studio album, 311 quickly went from playing 2,500 seat clubs to playing sold-out amphitheaters and packaged rock-fests. The band had a very unique sound, mixing punk, funk, rap and reggae, and was embraced by nearly everyone from major radio to MTV. The future seemed very bright for the Omaha band.