- Irish look to snap three-game losing streak (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Assistant Sports Editor)
The men's basketball team comes home to the Joyce Center to face the Vanderbilt Commodores with the goal of ending a three-game losing streak.
- Irish prepare to take on No. 10 Tar Heels in tourney (By KERRY SMITH Sports Writer)
The Irish will have their hands full when they travel to Virginia to take on the Tar Heels of North Carolina Saturday in the first round of the Wachovia's Women Invitational Tournament in women's basketball action.
- ND set to play host to MSU (MATT OLIVA Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame hockey team returns to CCHA play this weekend, twice matching up with Michigan State.
- Irish net spot in NCAA tourney opening round (By MATT OLIVA Sports Writer)
The Notre Dame volleyball team travels back to California this weekend for the opening round of the NCAA tournament.
- Irish look to avenge loss to Broncos in semifinals (By MIKE CONNOLLY Associate Sports Editor)
In the biggest game of the season so far, the Notre Dame women's soccer team faces the Santa Clara Broncos — a team that defeated the Irish 4-2 in the regular season.
- Recruits make first official visit (By TIM CASEY Sports Writer)
Several inches of snow blanketed the ground. Instead of wearing shorts, students were bundled up in winter coats.
- Watch out for strangers? (Erin Piroutek Copy Editor)
I talk to strangers. I know, you're not supposed to — didn't McGruff the Crime Dog drill that into everyone's head in grade school?
- U.S. sanctions deny necessities of life (Susan Gordon For a More Just and Humane World)
A silent but deadly war is being waged against the people of Iraq. Since Aug. 6, 1990, millions of Iraqis have been the innocent victims of economic warfare waged by the U.S. government in the form of economic sanctions. Once dependent on imports for 70 percent of its food and medical supplies, Iraq, a country of 22 million, is now essentially cut off from the rest of the world.
- Approaching the millennium with hope (Gary J. Caruso Capital Comments)
In the year 999, thousands nervously crammed onto the Vatican grounds as the pope celebrated midnight mass on Dec. 31. Many had sold their possessions, believing that the end of the world would come when the year 1000 arrived. To the relief of everyone present, the 10th chronological century passed peacefully into the next millennium. The years following have yet to see the coming of the end of the world.
- Women are not to blame (Letter to the Editor )
This is in response to Gabriel Martinez's column yesterday. I should say up front that I am one of the people Martinez calls "damaged goods."
- The Irish Guard must go (Letter to the Editor )
This in no way represents the official views of the band as a whole, its officers or the directors, but as a member of the band of the Fighting Irish, I am very upset with the way the Irish Guard has conducted itself in public this year, which reflects poorly on all of us band members who march behind them.
- Power outage darkens SMC (Observer Staff Report )
American Electric Power and security officials continue to investigate the cause of an early morning power outage that touched nearly all of Saint Mary's campus.
- AAA takes to the runway Saturday (By MARIBEL MOREY News Writer)
After three consecutive years of incidents of indecent exposure, Asian Allure is taking steps this year to ensure a glitch-free performance. The show, however, will go on.
- Profs: WTO protests have mixed aims (By BRIDGET O'CONNOR News Writer)
Cell phones and gas masks were the weapons of choice in Seattle for protesters at this week's annual World Trade Organization conference.
- Sorin rector leaving for East Africa (By MAUREEN SMITHE Assistnat News Editor)
When Father Steve Newton took the position as Sorin rector 11 years ago, he never anticipated staying long. As for next year, when he leaves the Golden Dome for East Africa, he plans on an extended stay.
- Conference to honor McInerny Notre Dame (ERIN LARUFFA News Writer)
Most people do not have the opportunity to attend conferences held in their honor.
- Hibbs examines `Seinfeld,' other shows about `nothing' (By JOHN HUSTON News Writer)
The sitcom "Seinfeld" uses comedy to camouflage its nihilism, said Thomas Hibbs, professor and chair of philosophy at Boston College, in a lecture Thursday night on "Nihilism in Popular Culture: Seinfeld, The Simpsons and Ally McBeal."