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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‘The Curious Incident’ Shines at DPAC

From The Observer To be honest, I was a little apprehensive going into the screening of National Theatre Live’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” last Thursday night at the Browning Cinema in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Mark Haddon’s novel of the same name is one of my all-time favorites, and I wondered …

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Choir aims to serve community

From The Observer Last March, the Notre Dame Celebration Choir visited the Westville Correctional Facility, an Indiana prison with thousands of inmates. Sophomore and choir vice president Anna O’Connell said the experience was profound. “To see the prisoners come in, it was a really cool thing because people in prison are definitely marginalized and forgotten …

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Changes to printing policy spark conversation

From The Observer Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technologies (OIT) overhauled the University’s printing system during the summer, implementing changes that include consolidating campus printers to two queues and changing students’ printing allotments to a point-based system. Vice president for information technology Ron Kraemer, who also serves as chief information and digital officer, said the purpose …

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Library receives Badin Bible

From The Observer The University recently acquired a Bible belonging to Stephen Badin, the first Catholic priest ordained in the United States and a previous owner of the land that eventually became Notre Dame’s campus. The Bible currently is on display in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in Hesburgh Library. Catholic Studies …

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Freshmen take first trip to Grotto

From The Observer Bearing candles, programs and prayers, members of the class of 2018 packed the Grotto on Monday night for the Freshman First Visit to the Grotto, a prayer service that helped introduce first-year students to faith life at Notre Dame. “It’s just a great way to begin the school year,” Stephen Spittle, a …

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