Nico Schmitz, '24


Nico is a senior studying in the Program of Liberal Studies with minors in constitutional studies and theology. Originally from Pasadena, California, he spent his teenage years living in Geneva, Switzerland and Cleveland, Ohio. If you have any suggestions as to what he should do after college, please email him at nschmit2@nd.edu.

What is the Initiative on Race and Resilience?

College of Arts and Letters’ sole initiative sponsors controversial programming

Welcome to Our Lady’s University

Editor-in-chief Nicholas Schmitz greets the incoming class of ’27

The Home Under the Dome

A community needs a soul if it is to become a true home for human beings. You the people must give it this soul. –Pope St. John Paul II

Juan Manuel Santos to Deliver 2023 Commencement Address

Former Colombian president to speak, receive honorary degree

Cars 2: The (Car) Empire Strikes Back

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

Interfaith Confusion 

“The position that Christianity assigns itself in the history of religions is one that was basically expressed long ago: it sees in Christ the only real salvation of man” –Pope Benedict XVI, Truth and Tolerance

What it Means to Be ND

Managing Editor Nico Schmitz writes on the University’s New Ad and what it conveys about her mission

Remembering Notre Dame’s Hometown Congresswoman

Rep. Jackie Walorski and staff members killed in car crash

Vice President of Enrollment Explains Recent Trends in Undergraduate Admissions

The Rover investigates test-optional policy, diversity, and Catholic identity  in admissions

Pixar’s Cars as Striking Critique of the Liberal Project

Classic children’s film serves to tell a poignant message