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Rebuttal to ‘SCOP stands against hate’

| Monday, November 24, 2014

In “SCOP stands against hate,” Tiernan Kane and Tim Bradley argue that, “what is hateful is to choose an action deliberately aimed at depriving oneself or another of living out the comprehensive sexual union of male and female.” I disagree with this argument on several fronts. Firstly, I am read more

My fantasy sports nightmare

| Friday, November 21, 2014

Consider this my official public announcement: I am absolutely done with any and all forms of fantasy sports come next year. Yes, that’s right, by the time 2015 rolls around, I will no longer partake in fantasy football, fantasy basketball, fantasy baseball or fantasy choose-your-favorite-sport-and-trivialize-it. What’s that, you do read more

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The case against net neutrality

| Friday, November 21, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is the second column of a two-part column series that examines the current debate surrounding “net neutrality.”  On the surface, the case for net neutrality seems simple. As discussed in Monday’s column, “The Case for Net Neutrality,” net neutrality appears to diminish the monopolistic power of read more

Make Christ present

| Friday, November 21, 2014

I had the opportunity to travel back to South Bend this past Thursday. Although my work in Indianapolis does not allow frequent jaunts back to the familiar sites of campus, its beauty was still fresh in my mind from this past summer. Images of warm sunshine, green grass and read more

The ND-Native American story

| Friday, November 21, 2014

Everyone in the Notre Dame is well aware of the University’s French heritage and Irish identity. However, although Notre Dame has a rich history with Native Americans, few members of the campus community know or can recount these stories. Three prominent murals on the second floor of Main Building read more

Put things in perspective

| Thursday, November 20, 2014

The summer before my freshman year, a neighbor lent me a copy of the 1938 Dome yearbook. I spent a lunchtime looking at old pictures of the dining hall, the football team, the ads from long-gone South Bend businesses. I enjoyed looking at the idyllic representation of the University read more

Government rocks

| Thursday, November 20, 2014

In the summer of 2011, fresh out of Advanced Placement United States History, I took a road trip with my family to Mount Rushmore. Staring up at the 60-foot granite likenesses of Presidents past, I felt a deep sense of appreciation of what it meant to be an American. read more

Reading the Church correctly

| Thursday, November 20, 2014

Sarah Morris’s latest Viewpoint column (“In defense of Jesuits,” Nov. 19) is an interesting but unsound stab at juxtaposing several themes Catholic. Morris rightly observes that “the labels of left-right/liberal-conservative can often be reductive when discussing varying ideologies within the Catholic faith.” Setting aside the irony that she concludes read more