-

The Observer is a Student-run, daily print & online newspaper serving Notre Dame & Saint Mary's. Learn more about us.

-

Saint Mary’s choir tours over spring break

| Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Performing at venues in Colorado, Missouri, Kansas and Indiana helped members of Saint Mary’s Women’s Choir ensure their spring break didn’t fall flat. Senior Lauren Zyber said the group stayed with alumnae of the College at various stops on the tour, and seeing them in the crowd added an read more

University receives $15 million donation for religious studies institute

| Saturday, March 18, 2017

The University announced in a press release Friday that it has received a $15 million donation from South Bend residents Rafat and Zoreen Ansari and their family for the creation of a worldwide religious studies institute. According to the press release, the future Rafat and Zoreen Ansari Institute for Global Engagement read more

Law student Travis McElmurry dies

| Monday, March 13, 2017

First-year law student Travis McElmurry, 30, died in his off-campus residence where he was found Sunday night, according to a University press release. St. Joseph County coroner Michael McGann said the cause of McElmurry’s death is unknown at this time, though he saw no signs of foul play or read more

Miss Cavanaugh crowned Miss ND

Miss Cavanaugh crowned Miss ND

| Thursday, March 9, 2017

Senior Brittany Dymm of Cavanaugh Hall was crowned Miss ND 2017 at O’Neill Hall’s signature event Wednesday. Throughout the event, one representative from every female dorm on campus showcased a talent, and three finalists participated in a question and answer session in front of a panel of four judges and other read more