Luke Thompson, '24

Politics Editor

Luke Thompson is a Junior from Flagstaff, Arizona majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies and Political Science with a supplementary major in Theology. Though you may have to occasionally remind him to slow down his speaking to understand what he’s saying, he would nonetheless love to discuss political philosophy or debate college football anytime. Send questions, reading suggestions, and game picks for Saturday to lthomps7@nd.edu.

Indiana Restricts “Gender-Affirming Care” for Minors

Governor Holcomb Signs Ban on Medical Transition for Children Under 18

Tamara Kay Explains Herself to Notre Dame Democrats

Controversial professor claims that her support for abortion “comes from a place of deep faith”

Liz Bruenig Lectures on Death Penalty at Notre Dame

Cites need for “reconciliation” in opposition to death penalty

A Qualified Defense of Notre Dame’s Pursuit of Prestige

Why Notre Dame cannot ignore the instrumental goodness her secular reputation

Cars 2: The (Car) Empire Strikes Back

Critique of Liberalism in Pixar Original Gives Way to Embrace of Internationalism in Sequel

Political Donations From Notre Dame Employees

 Donations decrease in 2022, twice as much go to DNC over GOP

Conference Imagines a Post-liberal Future

Intellectuals Gather to Propose “Another World”

Why Doesn’t Rice Play Texas?

Conference realignment misses what college football is about.

Mixed Reactions to Indiana’s New Abortion Law, S.B. 1

Despite Billing as First “Near-total Ban” Pro-Lifers Have Concerns

The “Fighting Half-Irish” Combats Genocide

Lord David Alton brings his battle for justice to Notre Dame