- Irish end with Carolina blues Two second half goals propel defending champs back to finals as Notre Dame's first undefeated season ends in the semifinals (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
SAN JOSE, Calif.
- It's a Carolina world (we just live in it) (Mike Connolly Outside looking in)
SAN JOSE, Calif.
- New Irish set baffles Carolina before adjustment (By KEVIN BERCHOU Sports Writer)
SAN JOSE, Calif.
- Irish fall to Buckeyes in tournament (By RACHAEL PROTZMAN Sports Writer)
Notre Dame volleyball was once again shut down by Ohio State (12-15, 15-3, 15-9, 6-15, 15-13) in the second round of NCAA tournament play this weekend.
- Irish top Tar Heels at Disney World (By NOAH AMSTADTER Assistant Sports Editor)
- Irish prove worthy of respect, recognition from fans (By TIM CASEY Assistant Sports Editor)
- No. 11 Notre Dame pulls out late win against Vandy (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
The 3-point shooting that almost handed Notre Dame its first loss of the year ended up securing the Irish a 77-74 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores.
- Notre Dame places second at home Invite meet (By COLLEEN McCARTHY Sports Writer)
What a difference a day makes.
- Irish capture first place at ND Invitational (By ANDREW SOUKUP Sports Writer)
Kelly Hecking had a pair of sensational races, and Heather Mattingly set two school records as Notre Dame's women's swim team captured first place at the Notre Dame Invitational.
- Defiance wins Roundball Classic (By LIA GARCIA MILHOAN Sports Writer)
Championship games are generally tougher than first round games. This turned out to be the case for the Saint Mary's basketball team this weekend as it earned a second place finish in its own Roundball Classic with Anne Blair and Kristen Matha earning all tournament honors.
- Cox turns in strong performance at Calvin (By JANEL MILLER Sports Writer)
Saint Mary's diver Ryann Cox knows firsthand how different one day can be to the next.
- Fox Index solves problems of BCS (By TED FOX Sports Columnist)
It's the BCS Selection Show and everyone's happy, right?
- A couple of quick thoughts (Nate Phillips Copy Editor)
There is no huge pressing issue I feel compelled to discuss. So, I have taken the liberty to simply talk about a couple of things that have been on my mind. Bear with me:
- Murmurs of a new movement (Aaron Kreider Think, Question, Resist)
Last Thursday marked the first anniversary of the rambunctious protest in Seattle against the World Trade Organization and possibly the birth of a new movement of global resistance to injustice. With the support of many organizations, notably including labor, Seattle set the mark for the movement through the mobilization of 40,000 to 50,000 people in the legal march.
- Quote of the Day ( James Truslow Adams)
"There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."
- What lies beyond a Notre Dame education? (Mike Marchand Questionable Freedoms 2000)
You might expect this column to be another rant about the election. Since, after the three consecutive columns trashing Vice President Al Gore I've written have garnered only one response in objection, I've come to the conclusion that either everyone agrees with me or nobody's listening. So it is with little reluctance that I withdraw my opinions on the circus in Florida and move on to my own personal "indecision."
- Women's status warrants inclusion in the priesthood (Letter to the Editor )
I am writing in response to Chris DesBarres letter in the Friday, Dec. 1. The Observer "Questioning Papal Infallibility."
- Opposing responses to Pac-10 sports column (In agreement with attacks on Pac-10's BCS merits )
In response to Mike Connolly's Nov. 30 column, "Pac-10 threats are empty," I agree with you completely! I will never miss the PAC-10!!! Actually I don't understand why the Irish are not playing for the National Championship considering their schedule, a point that seems to be missing in your analysis!
- Opposing responses to Pac-10 sports column (Columnists perspective shows predjudice)
In reference to Mike Connolly's Nov. 30, Outside looking in column.
- Caponigro hosts Community Learning Center open house (By JASON McFARLEY Assistant News Editor)
Walking through the Community Learning Center's (CLC) unfurnished rooms, surrounded by stripped walls and bare floors, Jay Caponigro anticipates the center will be bustling with activity in no time.
- Strategic Plan aims for the future (by SARAH RYKOWSKI Saint Mary's News Editor)
While Saint Mary's gets a physical face-lift from the initiation of the Master Plan, the College is also undergoing a more mind-bending transformation through the tenets of the fledgling Strategic Plan.
- Fiesta Bowl Tickets Available This Week (Observer Staff Report )
Every student who wants a ticket to the Fiesta Bowl will be able to purchase one for $75 on Thursday and Friday, according to Jim Fraleigh, assistant athletic director for ticketing.
- Lecture: E-Commerce hurts retailers (By JOCELYN ALLISON News Writer)
Buying plane tickets or books online can be simple and easy for the everyday consumer, but it can pose a threat to travel agents or bookstores, according to Stan Taylor, managing partner of technology research and innovation at Andersen Consulting. The business exec spoke Friday in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business on the influence of e-commerce on consumer shopping.
- Going out in high style during the holiday season (Jacqueline Browder Assistant Scene Editor)
If you'd like to spend a day taking in some of the area's finer activites, look no further than downtown South Bend.
- A new look at Grab `n Go with a few new suggestions (Scott Little just a little)
Grab a bag lunch and then Go somewhere else to feast on it. That's the way it sounds, doesn't it? The bags are nice and big. There's plenty of room in there for putting lots of food. Except that you aren't allowed to take a lot of food, only five items, five fun-size items.