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Commencement 2020: Viewpoint

| Friday, May 15, 2020

Diane Park | The Observer

Every year, the graduating seniors from the Observer Editorial Board take to the commencement edition Viewpoint section for their final farewell and final byline. Read on for the work from our staff emeritus as well as the most memorable Letters to the Editor from the last four years.


Editorial Board Graduates

A broken kind of love by Kelli Smith, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Long distance friendship by Natalie Weber, Managing Editor Emeritus

‘Leave meeting’: The final click of undergrad by Mary Bernard, Assistant Managing Editor Emeritus

Forward progress by Tom Naatz, Notre Dame News Editor Emeritus

We were babies once … and dumb. by Mike Donovan, Scene Editor Emeritus

Thank you for the tradition by Connor Mulvena, Sports Editor Emeritus

The greatest students by Evy Stein, Viewpoint Editor Emeritus

Congratulations by Nola Wallace, Photo Editor Emeritus

Sadness won’t come until the last minute of saying goodbye by Zixu Wang, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Emeritus


Letters to the Editor: 4 years in review


Don’t invite Donald Trump to commencement

A letter from Fr. Jenkins


The iced coffee manifesto

We live in hope

Condoms and contraceptive coverage

ND Right to Life statement on contraceptive coverage in University health plan


For the custodian who died in the parking lot

The leggings problem

Senior exclusion policy: Hall presidents respond


Off-campus students deserve a place at the table

End Hate at Notre Dame manifesto

There is something wrong with “the new normal”

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