Owen Smith

Basketball And Humanitarianism

Ruth Riley gives a lecture about her humanitarian work as a professional athlete.

Sexual Violence Through The Sitcom

Notre Dame’s Men Against Violence Club hosted Media Literacy Night to discuss gender roles on sitcoms.

Looking Out For Our Special Friends

The Special Friends Club recently hosted its fifth annual autism conference on Wednesday February 19, featuring Dr. Julie Taylor of Vanderbilt University

Professors Discuss Increasing Importance of Latino Vote

“American Politics in the 21st Century: The Latino Vote and the 2014 Elections”, a recent discussion as part of the Building Bridges lecture series at Notre Dame analyzed the effects of the Latino vote on the 2014 election.

Finding God In Prison

Owen Smith reports on one American scholar’s expedition into Brazilian prisons, where he observed the effects wrought by Pentecostalism on the inmates there.

The Civil Rights Movement and Politics Today

Biographer discusses MLK’s legacy, contemporary impact

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Taylor Branch presented the lecture “Myths and Miracles From the King Years” on Tuesday, October 1 at the Law School. The talk was part of the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture’s year-long series, “Africana World.”

Branch began his talk by discussing his upbringing in Atlanta, Georgia, calling himself a “white Southerner who grew up in the middle of it all.” His roots inspired him to study the Civil Rights Movement and become a biographer of Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Town and Gown” event connects university and city

Owen Smith, Staff Writer “Town and Gown” is a phrase used to describe the two groups of a college town,…