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Seniors revel in final game on campus

Seniors revel in final game on campus

| Sunday, November 23, 2014

Notre Dame fans witnessed a disappointing conclusion to the home games this season with a 31-28 Irish loss to the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday. The result of the final football game was especially disappointing for the hundreds of seniors who came out for their final home game at Notre Dame. Senior Matthew read more

‘Shark Tank’ judge visits campus

‘Shark Tank’ judge visits campus

| Sunday, November 23, 2014

Addressing a maximum-capacity crowd in Mendoza’s Jordan Auditorium last Friday, investor Kevin O’Leary of the hit ABC show “Shark Tank” shared his thoughts on great entrepreneurship and judged three business proposals pitched by Notre Dame student entrepreneurs. Before transforming the auditorium into a mock ‘shark tank,’ O’Leary first explained read more

Lecturer examines international law

| Sunday, November 23, 2014

Brigham Young University (BYU) law professor David H. Moore gave a lecture focused on the relationship between international law and its domestic enforcement in the United States at the Eck Hall of Law on Thursday, sponsored by the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy. Moore said there is read more

Professor considers ethics of rhetoric

| Sunday, November 23, 2014

Associate professor of English John Duffy examined the quality of American public discourse and its social impact Saturday in his lecture “Beyond Civility: The crisis in American public discourse.” The lecture, the final installment of the Snite Museum’s Saturday Scholars series, examined both the current trends in American civil discourse read more

Students delve into solidarity

| Sunday, November 23, 2014

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the student center at Saint Mary’s College on Friday to hear volunteer groups talk about solidarity from both local and global perspectives as part of the Justice Fridays lecture series. Students stated that their definition of solidarity was unclear before their experiences, but many, read more

Panel provides perspective on domestic violence

Panel provides perspective on domestic violence

| Friday, November 21, 2014

The symposium on domestic violence and intersectionality concluded Thursday with a panel discussion featuring Saint Mary’s students, faculty and staff examining ways to speak up against domestic violence. Professor of communications Marne Austin, who spoke about advocacy and relationships, said in her experience, the most difficult thing is naming read more

SMC hosts symposium on domestic violence

| Friday, November 21, 2014

Saint Mary’s Justice Education Department hosted a symposium on intersectionality and domestic violence in Rice Commons on Thursday night. Domestic violence cannot be reduced to studying just violence or relationships, Justice Education interim coordinator Adrienne Lyles-Chockley said. The symposium explored “the interrelated factors at play in regard to the read more