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ESPN to appeal NDSP decision

| Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ESPN filed a notice in the Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday, announcing its intention to appeal an April 20 ruling in St. Joseph Superior Court that Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) records are not public, according to a report in the South Bend Tribune. The notice was filed on read more

Coroner: Kim died from accidental drug overdose

| Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The St. Joseph County Coroner’s Office released its official findings Monday in the death of 21-year-old sophomore Daniel Kim, ruling his death in early February an accidental drug overdose. The coroner ruled that “the combined toxic effects of heroin and amphetamines,” caused Kim’s death, deputy coroner Dr. Michael O’Connell read more

Notre Dame community remembers Billy Meckling

Notre Dame community remembers Billy Meckling

| Saturday, May 16, 2015

Billy Meckling was “a soft-spoken person, super selfless and always asking how others are doing. He has the biggest heart,” junior Nicole McKee said. Meckling, who was set to graduate Sunday with a degree in mechanical engineering, died in the early hours of Saturday after falling off the roof read more

Students react to death of senior

| Saturday, May 16, 2015

Early Saturday, the class of 2015 was caught off guard by the news of the death of fellow senior Billy Meckling, who fell from the roof of the Joyce Athletic and Convocation Center (JACC). “This is absolutely shocking news for the Notre Dame family,” senior Jacob Lee said. “I read more

Meckling dies after fall from JACC

| Saturday, May 16, 2015

Billy Meckling, a 21-year-old male senior set to graduate this weekend, died in the early morning hours Saturday after falling from the roof of the Joyce Athletic and Convocation Center (JACC), the University announced. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends after this terrible tragedy,” University read more

Seniors receive student leadership awards

Seniors receive student leadership awards

| Friday, May 15, 2015

Editor’s note: A shortened version of this article ran in April 20 print edition of The Observer. Seven graduating seniors received awards from Notre Dame’s Division of Student Affairs at the annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet held March 31, according to a University press release. The press release stated read more

Kaitlyn Rabach named SMC’s outstanding senior

Kaitlyn Rabach named SMC’s outstanding senior

| Friday, May 15, 2015

In sixth grade, Kaitlyn Rabach decided she wanted to attend Saint Mary’s. Since then, Rabach has remained devoted to the College, and the Alumnae Association Board of Directors named her this year’s Outstanding Senior. (Editor’s note: Rabach served as Saint Mary’s Editor for The Observer from 2013-2014.) Recipients of this award display read more