Who’s Who at Notre Dame: John and Lila Ritschard

Meet Lila and John Ritschard—the dinnertime card-swiping, happy-birthday-singing joke-making duo of Notre Dame. While many students recognize them by sight, the story of how they met and wound up at Notre Dame is a bit less obvious.

Welcoming the Stranger in our Midst?

Notre Dame expressed its change in policy towards undocumented students that amplified the conversation about immigration among students and faculty in a statement on August 22, 2013. This change has been met with mixed reviews amongst the student body.

Olympic Games Underway in Sochi: TJ Oshie, Ashley Wagner and the XXII Winter Olympics

The United States is trailing in the total medal count, but there are plenty of stories and gripping games at the Winter Olympics.

Atop that Golden Dome

Our Lady remains atop the iconic Golden Dome…she should also remain in our hearts as we navigate the college party scene.

Who’s Who at Notre Dame: John Zack

Maggie Duncan sits down to talk with John Zack, the Head Sacristan at the Basilica for the past nine years.

Lincoln And The Question Of Executive Discretion

John VanBerkum reports on Professor Kleinerman’s lecture on whether or not Political Constitutionalism was preserved by Abraham Lincoln.

Bowling With The Rest Of Them

John McMackin looks at where the Irish might end up for their bowl game.

Wrapping Paper

John VanBerkum gives a thoughtful and insightful reflection on living a virtuous life and its analogous relationship to wrapping paper.

Tradition, Or The Silly Things We Do On Gameday

John McMackin describes some of the, often quite silly, traditions of Notre Dame students on Football Gamedays, such as the Trombone Victory Taco and the pouring of oblations to Knute Rockne.