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Republican and pro-life

| Wednesday, February 15, 2017

As I have scrolled through my Facebook feed recently, and especially directly after the March for Life, I have come across numerous similarly themed articles. The titles of these articles are some variation of “You’re not Pro-life” or “You Don’t March for Life.” The articles usually are written by read more

Hispanic alumni speak out

| Wednesday, February 15, 2017

I am a member of the Hispanic Alumni of Notre Dame and We Are ND. Just. Like. You. We write in response to Gregory Jenn’s Letter to the Editor, “To the Trump supporters who paid me a visit,” which ran Feb. 3. and offer our perspective as alums united by read more

St. Valentine’s Day

| Wednesday, February 15, 2017

For the Valentine’s Day haters out there, I have a question for you. How could anyone hate a holiday packed with sacrifice, a fight for justice, miracles martyrdom and unconditional love? Yes, I’m talking about the story behind Valentine’s Day — actually, it’s St. Valentine’s Day. I admit, Valentine’s Day is read more

Bartlet for Commencement

| Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The coming end to the school year brings with it the annual challenge of finding a suitable speaker for Notre Dame’s Commencement. The announcement is always a lightning rod for controversy, with speakers routinely criticized on their commitment to sharing our values — Catholicism, love of education and antipathy read more

We need to talk about prohibitionism

| Tuesday, February 14, 2017

When surveying the legacy of Progressivism, a political reform movement that surfaced in America’s cities in the late 19th century, there is much to celebrate. The Progressives demolished corrupt political machines, broke up monopolies and created the Federal Reserve. However, the Progressive Movement was also associated with several miserable policy read more

Democrats applaud judicial overreach, again

| Monday, February 13, 2017

The Ninth Circuit, the appeals court for the western United States, refused to lift the temporary restraining order placed on the executive branch earlier this month, effectively preventing the government from implementing President Trump’s recent immigration order. The decision came down late Thursday from the Ninth Circuit’s three-judge panel, read more

Safe, rare and legal?

| Monday, February 13, 2017

In Mr. John Gadient’s letter to the editor published Feb. 11, he expressed the opinion that “a woman has a right to make decisions about her own body. … At the same time, I believe that as a society, we should strive to reduce the number of abortions.” This read more