Post writer Wil Haygood gives talks at Notre Dame

Written for Fundamentals of Journalism course, unpublished.  Journalism, Wil Haygood said, is about shoe leather. “You cannot do important journalism via the telephone,” said Haygood, a Washington Post journalist and author of six books. “You can’t. Shoe leather. Great journalism comes from shoe leather. Getting out, going to find people and knocking on doors. Because …

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Exhibit on Polish history opens in LaFortune

From The Observer A traveling exhibit detailing the history of Poland from the beginning of World War II to the end of the Cold War and the country’s role in international affairs during the 20th century opened Monday in the Dooley Room of LaFortune Student Center with a public reception. The display, “From War to …

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Republicans likely to gain Senate

Written for Fundamentals of Journalism course, unpublished.  The Republican Party was poised to gain a narrow majority in the Senate and retain control of the House of Representatives in November’s midterm elections in the midst of a shifting immigration debate, a growing threat from an Islamist militant group and nationwide dissatisfaction with President Barack Obama’s job performance. Of …

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GRC hosts Sexual Violence Awareness Month

From The Observer October’s Sexual Violence Awareness Month — a series of programs and events including giveaways, awareness campaigns, a panel discussion and a workshop — will focus on bystander intervention and taking action to prevent sexual violence on campus, Gender Relations Center (GRC) Director Christine Caron Gebhardt said. Gebhardt said the GRC planned the …

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