Notre Dame AD: “Burst of Wind” Before Fatal Fall Athletic Director Says He Heard Tower Crash to the Ground, Killing Student Who Was Videotaping Football Practice A strong gust of wind swept across Notre Dame’s practice football field before a tower toppled, killing a student who had been videotaping the team from the tower, the […]
Notre Dame student killed while filming football practice The University of Notre Dame in Indiana will hold a special Mass on Thursday in memory of a 20-year-old student who died when a camera tower he was standing on fell over. Declan Sullivan, a junior from Long Grove, Illinois, was filming the college’s football team practice […]
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In politics, particularly after you’ve arrived at the White House, the rule of thumb is this: retreat from controversy. When it happens, as it inevitably will, try to back off
Nineteen demonstrators were arrested at Notre Dame University on Saturday as they protested against President Obama’s scheduled commencement speech Sunday, campus police said. The protesters were not students and they were arrested for trespassing when they stepped on the campus, which is private property, Notre Dame police spokesman Dennis Brown told CNN Radio
University of Notre Dame senior Emily Toates, like many in the Catholic faith, is angry over her school’s decision to give President Obama an honorary degree at this weekend’s commencement. She’s doing something about it: skipping the event. “I do not feel comfortable going and celebrating him as the university hands him an honorary degree — in a sense honoring his policies,” Toates said.
At the rate things are going, Pope Benedict XVI may find his next trip to the U.S.
The Catholic bishop of South Bend, Indiana, will not attend graduation ceremonies at the University of Notre Dame because he disagrees with the stem-cell research and abortion views of the commencement speaker — President Obama.