The Irish Rover has been awarded the Publication of the Year by the Collegiate Network, a subsidiary of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.
Liyana Syahirah Muhamad Yusof tells her story of how she, a Muslim girl, came to study Catholic theology at Notre Dame.
Angela Bermudez discusses a panel to inform pregnant women, fathers-to-be and student parents on campus of the many resources available to them at Notre Dame. The university offers an abundance of resources for those facing an unexpected pregnancy.
Domenic Canonico reports on the recipient reception of the Evangelium Vitae award by Chris and Marie Smith. The award is given by the Center for Ethics and Culture to honor those who protect the sanctity of human life.
Editor’s note: This article is part of a series of interviews with men and women in the Notre Dame community who have responded to God’s call to holiness in different ways. Here, campus minister Brett Perkins speaks on vocation and tells the story of what brought him to the faith, as well as to Notre Dame.
Rover: How would you describe vocation in a general sense?
A vibrant cast and crew from Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theater (FTT) bring to life a story of adventure and yearning in the student-run production of Eric Overmyer’s On The Verge, or, The Geography of Yearning.
On The Verge opened on Thursday, October 3 at the Philbin Studio Theatre in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, and after a successful run of shows, promises to delight audiences again the weekend of October 10-13.
It comes as no surprise that one of Notre Dame’s most popular dorm events is Walsh Hall’s “Mr. ND,” a pageant-style competition between representatives from male dorms. Competitors go head-to-head in talent and question-and-answer rounds in hope of receiving the coveted title of “Mr. ND.”
Ten years ago, a handful of students sought to create a forum of study, conversation and education about Catholicism and American politics. Thus the Orestes Brownson Council (OBC) was born, drawing inspiration from their namesake, who dedicated himself to seeking the truth and rejected existing political ideologies.
Notre Dame’s Campus Ministry hosted a panel discussion on October 8 entitled, “What Did He Just Say?! Pope Francis Unfiltered.” The discussion addressed the Pope’s recent interview, which was published in Jesuit magazines on September 19.
Look at today’s newspapers and you will see that Americans are poised to fundamentally reform two huge sectors of our lives. The headlines on page one will tell you about the healthcare sector. Our government is even “closed” due to the fight over implementing “Obamacare.” That’s one. Look at one of the inside pages and you will likely read about the other wholesale reform, the one of K-12 education. This reform is more important than the healthcare changeover, even though it is less prominently reported.