Our Sister’s Keeper

Why Notre Dame should still be affected by Keough's Past and Present By Ciarese De Torres It's not every day that something as immense as Netflix casts the spotlight on the streets of Baltimore. Yet on May 2017, Netflix released a series titled The Keepers, which brought into light the fifty-year-old secrets kept within the... Continue Reading →

Black Anxiety in Academia: How the pressure of avoiding stereotypes is harming young Black students in the U.S.

By Jae Bradley IMPOSTOR SYNDROME is a term that describes a deeply-ingrained propensity to see one’s achievements or status as luck or deceit, rather than a meaningful reflection of skill and persistence. It is a phenomenon often associated with women, particularly in the context of the workforce. However, the impostor syndrome concept could also easily... Continue Reading →

Raising Our Voices Proudly

By Jae Bradley “The New York Times” estimates that nearly 500,000 people participated in the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, 2017. The march was a vibrant and very pink display of solidarity among advocates of various social causes. From reproductive rights to environmental concerns, demonstrators flooded the heart of the nation’s capital the... Continue Reading →

The November Project

By Jane Lebherz When my alarm went off at 4:45 a.m. last Wednesday morning, I thought to myself, “Why am I doing this?” Two hours later, on the way home from an awesome workout, I found my answer. The November Project is a movement that started in Boston, Massachusetts. It began when two college athletes,... Continue Reading →

The Flu and You

By Kara Sedlack “Cough, cough! Sniffle, sniffle!” It may be the season of pumpkin spice lattes and wearing flannel shirts, but we are also approaching flu season. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu is a highly contagious acute viral respiratory infection that can occur in children and adults of... Continue Reading →

Trashing Our Futures

By Lillian Doyle Environmentalists are often written off as tree-hugging granola eaters who want to save the whales. However, many climate change scientists believe that environmentalists are out to save humankind. According to a recent report by The Guardian, the planet has reached its highest temperature, which it has not seen in 115,000 years. The... Continue Reading →

Bad Snowstorms Make Good Neighbors

By Dr. Joseph Schaub You may have noticed the abundance of snowfall in the mid-Atlantic region this winter. Just when we’d gotten used to the balmy, 60-degree January days that global warming had been kind enough to grace us with, Mother Nature goes and pulls a Throwback Thursday move. Global warming, and its attendant polar... Continue Reading →

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