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‘We have to evolve tradition’: 20 years later, Molly Kinder reflects on her experience as first Irish Guardswoman

‘We have to evolve tradition’: 20 years later, Molly Kinder reflects on her experience as first Irish Guardswoman

and | Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the second story in a two-part From the Archives series featuring Molly Kinder. The first story was published on Monday, Sept. 21. Molly Kinder describes her experience as the first woman on the Irish Guard. Video by Colleen Fischer. After graduating from Notre Dame, Molly read more

From the Archives: Reevaluating the racial justice of the Hesburgh administration

From the Archives: Reevaluating the racial justice of the Hesburgh administration

, , and | Monday, August 31, 2020

As the American civil rights movement enters periods of resurgence, Notre Dame often enters — and exits — the conversation by invoking a familiar image: former University President Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, hands interlocked with civil rights champion Martin Luther King Jr. at a 1964 rally. For many, the legacy read more

Commencement 2020: Grad Ads

Commencement 2020: Grad Ads

| Sunday, May 17, 2020

Congratulations, class of 2020! In the hopes of maintaining some of the tradition of commencement weekend, The Observer offered friends and families of graduates the opportunity to purchase grad ads as they would have if we were able to celebrate on campus. While we cannot offer a physical, print read more

Commencement 2020

Commencement 2020

| Friday, May 15, 2020

Though we are not on campus to celebrate the class of 2020, The Observer hopes to provide graduates with an overview of their time at Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s and Holy Cross through the online publication of our annual commencement edition. Below, you will find links to each section’s read more