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Rape reported to University

| Sunday, October 15, 2017

A rape was reported to a University administrator Sept. 13, according to the Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) crime log for Thursday. The alleged rape occurred Aug. 25 in a “north side” women’s residence hall, according to the entry. The incident did not appear in the crime log for almost read more

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Center for Arts and Culture aims to educate community

Center for Arts and Culture aims to educate community

| Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, located in South Bend, seeks to educate people through art, culture and community engagement. Associate director of community relations Jackie Rucker said the South Bend community created the idea. “We conducted surveys in the community to find out if Notre Dame read more

Senate discusses Title IX

| Thursday, October 12, 2017

Deputy Title IX coordinator Heather Ryan presented updates about the University’s Title IX policy to the student senate on Wednesday. The updated process expands the options students have when reporting sexual assault or harassment to the University. Both the victim, or “complainant,” and the perpetrator, or “respondent,” have more autonomy in the read more

Handbell Choir to tour in China

| Thursday, October 12, 2017

Five years ago, Jonathan Noble, director of Notre Dame’s Beijing Global Gateway, heard the Notre Dame Handbell Choir perform before a group of senior Chinese education officials. With plans underway to open a new location, Noble decided the handbells would play at its dedication, Karen Schneider-Kirner, director of the Handbell read more

Students march for reproductive rights

Students march for reproductive rights

| Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Graduate Workers Collective of Notre Dame hosted a demonstration Tuesday at Main Building to peacefully protest the University’s stance on a recent mandate by the Trump administration regarding health insurance. Titled “March for Reproductive Freedom,” the demonstration arose as a response to a statement released by University President read more

Saint Mary’s hosts panel on “The Handmaid’s Tale” in anticipation of the Christian Culture Lecture

| Wednesday, October 11, 2017

To prepare for the upcoming Christian Culture Lecture, Saint Mary’s hosted a discussion about “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood on Tuesday. Speakers included Phyllis Kaminski of the religious studies and gender and women’s studies departments, Ann Marie Short of the English department and Laura Williamson Ambrose of the read more

Priest discusses “geopolitics of mercy”

Priest discusses “geopolitics of mercy”

| Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Traveling to the corners of the world, Pope Francis has exemplified a “diplomacy of mercy,” Fr. Antonio Spadaro, the editor-in-chief of the Jesuit journal “La Civilta Cattolica,” said. “For Pope Francis, mercy isn’t an abstract construct,” Spadaro said. “It is the action of God in the world.” Spadaro delivered the Terrence read more