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Divine awakening

| Tuesday, December 3, 2019

For the past two weeks, saying that it happened hasn’t been enough. For some people involved in the dialogue surrounding recent protests, my personal experience is no justification for any proposed structural change at Notre Dame. In airing out the details of what happened leading to the End Hate read more

Reform my forum

| Tuesday, December 3, 2019

On Nov. 13, I entered the Dahnke Ballroom at 6 p.m. sharp, hoping to claim seats at the second public event of the University’s Rebuild My Church forum. The event was titled “Archbishop Charles Scicluna in Conversation with Students.”  When I arrived in the ballroom, it was essentially empty read more

Rat race of productivity

| Tuesday, December 3, 2019

At the start of the semester, I wanted to do everything. and be everything — an A+ grad student, a kick-ass instructor, a student group leader, a superstar columnist, a standout part-time receptionist, an exemplary community volunteer and a jiu-jitsu and weightlifting phenom — all while still having the read more

An homage to friendship

| Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Walking into my junior year of college, I was prepared to face a lot. I expected to be busy all the time. I expected to be working harder than ever. I expected to be networking, trying to find internships and attempting to maintain some semblance of a social life. read more

Parietals are not the problem

| Monday, November 25, 2019

With the recent sit-ins and letters such as “Parietals criminalize gender itself, but we already knew that,” I have struggled to understand conclusions drawn by the End Hate at ND movement. Despite being part of an ostracized group they set out to defend, I feel as if my experiences read more

South Dining Hall is better than North

| Monday, November 25, 2019

The Viewpoint section has seen a number of controversial opinion pieces recently, from parietals to leggings, from porn filters to homophobia, all dealing with serious issues. But none of these, I believe, are as polarizing as this column will be: South Dining Hall is better than North Dining Hall. read more