When You’re an Addams…

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By Bridget Gehan, Staff Writer It’s creepy, cooky, mysterious, and spooky… and its here at Notre Dame! The annual Spring Musical is underway and this year, Ms. Tepe and the Theater Department tackled the broadway-hit, The Addams Family. Following our favorite creepy family, the show tells the story of what happens when Wednesday Addams grows up and it introduced into the ‘real […]

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Stephen Hawking is Going to Space


By Olivia Hamblin, Staff Writer Stephen Hawking, one of the most influential and acclaimed modern day scientists, has plans to go to space. He recently explained these arrangements on Good Morning Britain, saying that “Richard Branson has offered me a seat on Virgin Galactic, and I said yes immediately.” Richard Branson, owner of Virgin Galactic spaceflight company, describes the goal of transporting people […]

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New Discoveries Shock Scientists


By Olivia Hamblin, Staff Writer NEW METAL CAN CONDUCT ELECTRICITY BUT NOT HEAT Recently, a groundbreaking discovery has left scientists across the globe baffled. Vanadium Dioxide is 10 times more conductive of electricity than heat, making it a pure contradiction of the law that relates electrical and thermal conductivity in metals. Researchers from Berkeley Lab’s Material Sciences Division alongside ones […]

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A Starry Night Indeed

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By Dani Posin, Staff Writer The smiles were wide as students shuffled into the gym with their dates and friends.  On Saturday, January 28, 2017, Notre Dame had its annual Sadie Hawkins winter formal.  With lights strung above and stars projected on the gym, this “starry night” was certainly an unforgettable one. Being a Sadie Hawkins event where “girls ask […]

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The Marching has only just Begun


By Erin Neil, Co-Editor in Chief After a cold and rainy Inauguration Day, the skies shone a light on all the people who participated in the Women’s March. Subways were packed, pink hats were everywhere, and women and men filled the streets of Los Angeles to demonstrate in unity for human rights everywhere. At 10:00am on Saturday morning 750,000 people began […]

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Study Tips and Tricks for the New Semester


By Olivia Hamblin, Staff Writer Stuck with writers block on that essay? Too lazy to open up that history book because you’re binge watching the last season of Friends? These tips and tricks are here to save you. Temporarily block all those social media sites. Yes, I know that Instagram is calling and you just have to check that Facebook […]

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There’s No Place like Homecoming


By Erin Neil, Co-Editor in Chief Between the extended lunch on Wednesday, a rained-out spirit day on Friday, and the Homecoming dance on Saturday, last week was crazy at Notre Dame. Yet, despite the chaos, spirit week never fails to be one of the best weeks of the year for Notre Dame students, and this year proved no different. To […]

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It’s Time for the Interview


By Annika Pearson, Co-Editor in Chief Seniors spend countless hours filling out the Common App, writing personal essays, and visiting their counselors during the grueling college application season. Sometimes, however, a student’s personality can’t truly be articulated through test scores and a 250 word essay. For some, seniors schedule interviews in order to present a more well-rounded image of themselves. Be sure […]

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Football Hopes to Get a Win Against Crespi for Homecoming


By Sarah O’Brien, Staff Writer This year the Notre Dame’s varsity football team is hoping to take first place in Mission League. With a lot of new players contributing to the team, the Knights hope to improve their rank from last year, getting a better win-loss record. Senior football player, Khalid Taylor says “We’re all really good friends and have a special bond. We […]

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The New iPhone: Is it Worth it?


By Dani Posin, Staff Writer With several new features, the iPhone 7 has smartphone users on the edge of their seat. According to Cristina Criddle from The Telegraph, the camera has improved, offering a powerful dual-lens. It is said to enhance low-lights in order to capture sharp images. The battery life lasts longer than any iPhone ever made, lasting two hours longer […]

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Let’s Talk Politics

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By Olivia Hamblin, Staff Writer The second presidential debate took place at Washington University in St. Louis, at 6pm PT. Unlike the first, the second debate took the form of a town meeting. Half the questions were posed by citizen participants. These citizens were comprised of uncommitted voters, selected by the Gallup Organization. The other half of questions were posed […]

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New College Workshop Met with Skepticism

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By Erin Neil, Blog Editor As UC deadlines are quickly approaching and many students scramble to finish their essays, ask for recommendations, and take their final SATs, Notre Dame’s counselors are constantly trying to alleviate some of their stress. In the past, seniors have been given the privilege of a day off while the underclassmen were taking the PSAT, but […]

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Self-driving cars: too fantastic to be fact?


By Bridget Gehan, Staff Writer It is the stuff of science fiction, like in Minority Report, an idea so incredible that it seems impossible – a car that can drive itself. Companies, including Google, Uber, Tesla, and Lyft, are working toward realizing this dream by creating prototypes of these miracle machines. Following the most recent release of Google and Tesla […]

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