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Students fast for fair food practices

Students fast for fair food practices

| Thursday, April 27, 2017

Lent may be over, but a group of five University students are embarking upon another fast, giving up food for one to two days beginning Wednesday afternoon. The students are fasting as part of a movement to put pressure on Wendy’s to sign a fair food program that ensures read more

Student senate learns of bookstore renovations

| Thursday, April 27, 2017

David Werda, the director of Hammes Bookstore and retail operations, spoke to student senate Wednesday evening about future changes to the campus bookstore. “We’ve developed a list of goals and objectives over the last couple of years in terms of the new vision for your campus bookstore,” he said. Werda read more

Rape reported to University

| Wednesday, April 26, 2017

A rape was reported Tuesday to a University administrator, according to the Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) crime log for Wednesday. The alleged rape occurred March 26 in a North Quad women’s residence hall, according to the entry. Information about sexual assault prevention and resources for survivors of sexual assault are available online from NDSP read more

SMC students participate in Denim Day

| Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Denim Day, a national movement to show solidarity for survivors of sexual assault is held on April 26. This year, Saint Mary’s is participating in the day and promoting awareness of sexual assault by hanging jean pockets with student signatures throughout campus. Junior Carmela LaGambina-Lockwitz said Denim Day began read more

University to debut new ID cards

| Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This summer, when Notre Dame students, faculty and staff begin to use new ID cards, they will find a notable component of the old ID cards missing — the barcode. Though the new cards will still feature magnetic strip technology — which uses the black line found on the read more

Students weigh in on sanctuary campuses

Students weigh in on sanctuary campuses

| Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Members of the Saint Mary’s community gathered in Reignbeaux Lounge on Wednesday to participate in an open forum about immigration policy and the College’s decision not to declare itself a sanctuary campus for the time being. College President Jan Cervelli said Saint Mary’s strives to serve as a welcoming read more