- Graves guns for his old favorite team (By LAURA ROMPF Sports Writer)
When the men's basketball team travels to Lexington, Kentucky, on Jan. 14, 2001 to take on the University of Kentucky, it will be an important match for the entire Notre Dame team. But for David Graves, who will be playing five minutes from where he grew up, the bittersweet homecoming will be one of the biggest games of his career.
- Meyer takes Bowling Green job (By TIM CASEY Assistant Sports Editor)
After 13 years, Urban Meyer is returning home. On Monday afternoon, Bowling Green named Meyer, the Irish's wide receivers coach, as its 15th head coach in school history. The Ashtabula, Ohio native will coach in the Fiesta Bowl before assuming his new duties. "Growing up in the state of Ohio, you know that Bowling Green has a great reputation as a university," Meyer said. "It is my goal to add to the great tradition of its football program and do so with the best interests of the student athlete in mind."
- Irish aim for state supremacy over Hoosiers (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
It's time to begin some new foundations.
- Icers strive to recover from early-season slide (By MATT ORENCHUK Sports Writer)
Sometimes in sports all the breaks seem to go against you. A team can play really well throughout a season and still end up with a sub-.500 record. For the Notre Dame hockey team, that situation is a reality.
- Jilted Irish jump past Doherty, Tar Heels in AP poll (Associated Press )
The Irish moved ahead of Matt Doherty and the Tarheels, by claiming the No.10 spot in the Associated Press men's basketball rankings released Monday.
- Words of Advice (Noreen Gillespie Managing Editor)
I heard something fall out of a professor's mouth this morning that left me dumbfounded.
- 'Tis the season to be shopping (Molly Strzelecki Growing Up to Be a Kid)
It's that time of year again. Sleep has flown out the window, the only steady relationship I am having is with the computer cluster and it's not uncommon for the voices in our heads to be louder than usual — just ask my friend Alyson.
- Give Irish basketball the home court advantage (Mike Coffey class of '91)
Tuesday night, the college basketball world will be introduced to the 10th-ranked Irish Men's Basketball team, as they take on the Indiana Hoosiers in front of a national television audience.
- Quote of the Day (John Steinbeck author)
"Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments."
- Seeing the person beyond the image (Brittany Morehouse It's All About Anthropology)
"Ninety nine percent of all reporters cover only one percent of the stories out there. That leaves a heck of a lot more stories out there for the rest of us." — Alex Kotlowitz
- Soccer team deserves respect (Greg Martin Fisher Hall)
When the best team on campus, by far, returns home after a devastating loss in the final of an NCAA semi final game, the last thing they want to see are the types of headlines that you and your staff printed in The Observer.
- Church not perfect, just certain teachings (Gabriel Martinez Ph.D. candidate)
I am writing to respond to your front-page article on the possibility of ordaining women. In the second paragraph, a faculty member (a good guy, I know him) says that he came to the realization that sometimes bishops and lay Catholics make mistakes (like condemning someone unjustly). This led him to believe that it was possible the Church had made a mistake when she said, "we have no authority to ordain women as priests."
- College for nothing and books for free (By SARAH RYKOWSKI Saint Mary's News Editor)
Forty years ago, students could attend Saint Mary's without paying a dime or taking out student loans. Staff students worked in the dining hall for 30 hours a week and worked off the cost of an education.
- Members discuss alcohol use (By HELENA PAYNE News Writer)
Members of the task force on alcohol use at off-campus bars decided that alcohol consumption by students is too broad of an issue for one task force at the Campus Life Council meeting Monday.
- ND faculty salaries slip during past two years (By TIM LOGAN Senior Staff Writer)
Faculty salaries are going up at universities nationwide and at Notre Dame, it is no different.
- SMC offers students PRISM system (By KATIE MILLER News Writer)
Saint Mary's students can now access their schedules, academic transcripts, grades, addresses, financial aid and billing information online through PRISM, a new service offered by the College on its website.
- ND senior chosen to represent University (By KATE NAGENGAST Assistant News Editor)
As a representative for Notre Dame, senior Brendan Dowdall, a classical Greek major and the co-president of the University's Habitat for Humanity club, was chosen to be a member of the national board for Habitat's campus chapters.
- Brit bands expose true differences in new albums (By JOE REISING Scene Music Critic)
Blur and Oasis. Both rock bands, both British. Both have achieved a certain level of success in the U.S. Yet they remain unmistakably different.
- Pumpkins offer emotional goodbye performance (By Corey Hartmann Scene Music Critic)
After 13 years of artistic expression, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins said goodbye to the general public last Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2000 at a sold out show with an estimated attendance of 25,000 at the United Center in Chicago.
- Mama's Gun asserts Badu's versatility and talent (By TOM OGORZALEK Scene Music Critic)
Erykah Badu has made a name for herself with her smooth vocal intonations, both in her own work and as a guest artist on other groups' albums.