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Basketball cheer in poor taste

Letter to the Editor | Sunday, February 22, 2009

I had the opportunity to attend the men’s basketball game against USF a week ago with my 14-year-old son. We had seats in the section adjacent to the student section, the “Leprechaun Legion.” I was shocked to hear the students’ shout “sucks” after each player from the opposing team was introduced. As students of the University of Notre Dame, you are held to higher standards, whether you like it or not. It goes with being enrolled at the finest Catholic University in the land. I enjoy most if not all of your other cheers, (left, right, left, right, sit down for instance). So I ask, please for your own sake and the sake of a proud alum, clean it up!

John Shank


Class of 1985

Feb. 21