Movie Review: A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

By: Allyson Roche ’19    Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time analyzes the choice of good versus evil, the importance of love, self-confidence, and the special bond of family. Adapted from Madeleine L’Engle’s Newbery Medal winning novel of the same name, the Disney film follows Meg Murry (Storm Reid), a bullied, science-loving middle schooler whose […]

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One Small Step for Man, One Giant Commercially Flown Rocket for Mankind

By: Dominic Palosz ’18   On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket ever built. It launched with 3 Falcon 9 Booster rockets and carried a payload: Elon Musk’s personal Tesla Roadster. The purpose of the Falcon Heavy launch was to demonstrate to the world, investors, and the space […]

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The ‘Peace Games’: North and South Korea’s Tumultuous Olympic History

By: Allyson Roche ’19 Every time the Olympics roll around, scandals often overshadow the athletes themselves. From Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan’s feud in the 1990s to Russia’s doping scandal in 2016, controversy seems to follow the infamous international event. As the games began on February 9th, the location of the 2018 Winter Olympics – […]

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Renal Prom: A Night in the Caribbean

By: Christina Shirley ’18 and Maria Thomas ’18 Rainbow lights shine as the banquet hall of the Glendale Hilton fills with people. A string of lights dangling atop a bed of sparkly blue tulle creates the illusion of a waterfall. The 19th annual Renal Prom theme was Calypso: an Island-Infused Paradise. Renal Prom gives teenagers […]

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Student to Student: ND Supports Hurricane Victims

By: Allyson Roche ’19    Thousands upon thousands of Texans fell victim to the historic floods and rainfall of Hurricane Harvey during the first week of September. Many of them, who could carry nothing more than the clothes on their backs, need assistance in order to overcome Harvey’s lasting impact. Notre Dame took steps to […]

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The​ ​Unhealable​ ​Wound​ ​of​ ​America

By: Maria Guinnip ’20 September​ ​11,​ ​2001.​ ​5:45​ ​AM.​ ​American​ ​Airlines​ ​flight​ ​11​ ​from​ ​Boston,​ ​Massachusetts crashes​ ​into​ ​the​ ​north​ ​tower​ ​of​ ​the​ ​World​ ​Trade​ ​Center.​ ​At​ ​that​ ​time,​ ​current​ ​Notre​ ​Dame students​ ​were​ ​at​ ​home​ ​watching​ ​cartoons​ ​or​ ​immersed​ ​in​ ​the​ ​comfort​ ​of​ ​their​ ​mother’s​ ​womb. Sixteen​ ​years​ ​ago​,​ ​September​ ​11​ ​became​ ​known​ ​as​ […]

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