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  • Kobe Bryant August 23, 1978 - January 26, 2020,

    by Michael Carroll '22

    By now, we all know what happened on Sunday, January 26th.  
     
    Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others lost their lives in Calabasas, California in a helicopter on their way to Kobe’s Mamba Academy for a basketball game. 
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  • ND Grad Lives a Musical Life

    by Thomas Weaverling '23
     
    “I was singing before I could talk, and I just kept it going, because it’s [singing] expression and it’s also physically engaging. It’s actually kind of meditative because if you think about breathing out really slowly, that’s what singing is.” 
     
    On a recent trip back to New Jersey to fundraise for the release of her new five song EP, Nashville artist and Notre Dame alum Alex Dovgala-Carr explains her passion for singing.
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  • The Wonderful Mrs. Marx

    by Franny Owoh '20

    Being the mother of two, wife, teacher, mentor, and moderator of two ND clubs, isn’t easy. Yet, Mrs. Eileen Marx makes it possible --- and she does it all with passion and grace.

    When asked to describe herself in three adjectives, Mrs. Marx paused. With her hand on her chin, she pondered an answer.  “I can’t really come up with three. I would say I am passionate. Maybe too passionate at times, when it comes to issues of social justice and living out our Catholic social teaching. I feel incredibly passionate about those issues.” 
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  • Result - Do you make New Year's resolutions?

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  • The Little Yellow House on the Corner

    Kleio Scully '20
    I have been blessed to have a close relationship with my grandmother, Joan Jones, and recently had the opportunity to interview her about her life. What follows are the stories she shared, both good and bad. I hope you enjoy

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    At four years old she remembers being dressed up for photos. An old aunt, she now doesn’t even remember the name of, places a perfectly tied bow into her hair. The camera flashes and shutters as she is told to show off her smile.

    It was the early 1940’s and Joan Matthews was just beginning her extraordinary life.
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  • XOXO

    Angela Siwarski '20
    Freshman Martina Vittadello believes Gossip Girl is a binge worthy show for those who are interested in a dramatic storyline. "There's lots of drama, it's from New York, and you get to see what some people's lives are like."
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  • Ripped from the Headlines

    Gabby Girton '20
    With so many crime shows pulling stories from actual events, they can sure make you think about how you live your life. This is exactly why  junior Tiera Figaro loves the series Criminal Minds. 
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  • A Tribute to a Single Mother

    Gretchen Strand
    The clock reads five-thirty a.m., the sun has yet to rise and the streets are dark and silent. It’s too early for the birds to be chirping. The agonizing blare of the default Apple alarm ricochets through her room, echoing throughout the house. It’s time for my mom, Pam, to start her day as, not only a mother, but a full time infant caregiver. But this is a relatively new profession for her.
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  • Mental Illness Is No Joke

    Julia Haas '21
    The release of the movie The Joker (Rated R) reveals valuable information about the stigma associated with mental health.The movie involves the story of a man who suffers from mental illness that goes untreated. He is not able to get his medications adjusted, and eventually his health services are cut. As a result, his mental health disorder spirals out of control and he is shunned by society and pushed to live a life of violence. 

    The Joker portrays the idea that mental illness is associated with violence; one of the most harmful stereotypes about people who are mentally ill.
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  • The Gift that Keeps on Giving

    Gretchen Strand '20
    Senior Zack Newman’s face lit up as he began to eagerly explain his love for The Office. “I enjoy The Office because there are so many episodes that I can rewatch them and not remember them,"  
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  • The Notorious RBG

    Anna Macaulay
    “I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet from off our necks, and allow us to stand upright.” 

    The year was 1933. In the bustling burrow of Brooklyn New York, new parents, Nathan and Cecelia Bader held their daughter Joan. Unbeknownst to her parents, Joan, who would later go by Ruth, would become the second woman ever elected to the Supreme Court, an American pioneer who would pave the way for women in law, and a leader in and out of the courthouse.
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  • Teens Never Get Old

    Zaevoyn Cousar '20
    Have you ever wondered about the lives of teens in the 70s? Nick Blotto has and says that's why his favorite show to binge watch is That 70's Show.
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  • TV That Teaches

    Taylor Ligon "21
    Hana Voacolo, class of 2021, loves to binge-watch Switched at Birth on Netflix.  “This show is so entertaining,” says Hana, “it made me want to start learning ASL.”
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  • The Fight for Environmental Reforms

    Rachel Doan
    “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,” said Greta Thunberg, the 16 year old environmental activist, at the 2019 UN climate action summit in New York. Greta Thunberg has recently been a name that everyone is using to describe activism for environmental issues in the world. 
    What will happen if environmental continue to be ignored?
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  • A Friend of "Friends"

    Kleio Scully '20
    Senior DJ Almanazor says Friends is his favorite show to binge watch because “it makes me laugh!” He also notes that his favorite character is the ever amusing “Chandler Bing because he’s so funny!”
     
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  • Mia's Medical Dream

    Rachel Doan '20
    Senior Mia Taylor loves binge watching one of America’s greatest medical dramas,Grey’s Anatomy. This very enthusiastic senior says, “I want to go into the medical field. I love medicine and that is why it interests me!”
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  • In the Form of a Question, Please

    Avary Kalac '20
    Jeopardy is a classic game show with a twist - you are given the answer! To earn points, you have to correctly ask the question. ND staff member, Mrs. Beverly Klek is a fan of the show because “it’s interesting and you can gain knowledge.”
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  • Riverdale Drama

    Darius McKay '20
    For those that are interested in shows that involve a lot of drama and not a lot of cliffhangers, Notre Dame senior, Carly Oleyar, has the perfect show for you. Riverdale on Netflix. 

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Laura's Book Nook

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  • Don't Let Go Of Your Childhood Books

    Laura Bedser '19

    Your childhood books may be gathering dust right now, but your favorite stories are one treasure from the past you’ll want to keep.
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  • SPOILER ALERT

    Laura Bedser '19

    It’s a phenomenon that’s destroying friendships everywhere. Toxic social media is full of hidden mines one must carefully maneuver on the dawn of new releases.
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  • How To Read A Book You REALLY Don't Want To Read

    We’ve all been there. For me, it was sophomore year, and the dreaded novel was A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. 
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  • Banned Books and Literary Rebellions

    Laura Bedser '19

    What’s a banned book? You may be picturing a leather-bound copy found only in the restricted section of the library. In reality, though, you’ve probably read at least one banned book during your high school career.
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  • Reading Is Not Pretentious

    Laura Bedser '19

    Everybody has a hobby. No one hobby is better than the other; us humans are just doing activities we enjoy. 
     
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  • Reading Might Make You Feel Unintelligent... And That's Okay

    Laura Bedser '19

    Not every book is easy to follow. Classics, with their flowery language and dated dialect, can be especially confusing. One of the most intimidating things about reading is fearing your own capability to comprehend the plot of a complex book.
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  • The Great Book Debate

    Laura Bedser '19

    There’s an ongoing debate in the modern world of readers: which reading format is better: paper or screen? Here’s a simple breakdown of some perspectives to consider.
     
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  • Books You Should Read!

    Laura Bedser '19

    If I hadn’t made it clear already, I love to read. Here’s a handful of phenomenal books that left a lasting impression on me. I hope you’ll give them a try, too!
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  • The Name Game

    Laura Bedser '19

    We are not defined by our names, but they are how we’re identified by others. Your first name is what you’re called and foremost recognized by, and your last name marks you as part of your family.
     
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  • About Me!

    Laura Bedser '19

    I’ve been a lover of words for as long as I can remember. This began at age two, as my parents fondly recall, when I’d ask them what every single road sign said from my child-seat in the back of the car. Early on, I discovered a love for reading, and soon after, writing.
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