January 14, 1989 |
At a press conference to announce his choice of college, LaPhonso Ellis of Lincoln High in East St. Louis, Ill., placed on a table in front of him, for dramatic effect, letters of intent from Illinois, UCLA and Notre Dame. Illinois had recruited him since he was in the eighth grade. UCLA was the alma mater of a close friend, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who also is from East St. Louis. Ellis, though, picked up the letter from Notre Dame.
February 9, 1989 |
The resurgence of the Notre Dame football program, which last month claimed its first national championship in 11 years, continued apace Wednesday on the first day high school seniors could sign letters of intent. "Notre Dame right now is probably the most feared school in college football," said talent scout Tom Lemming of Chicago, who described the Irish recruiting class as the nation's best.
April 2, 2001 |
In the closest finish to an NCAA women's basketball championship game since 1994, Notre Dame made its final play pay off and Purdue, seconds later, didn't. That was the difference in the first all-Indiana final that produced the first women's championship for the Irish, 68-66, over the Boilermakers in front of 20,551 Sunday at the Savvis Center. Ruth Riley drew a foul inside with 5.
October 20, 1995 |
Lou Holtz, the hunch neck of Notre Dame, has spent much of this football season observing from high above with his spine bent out of shape, like some quasi-Quasimodo. He has seen his team lose to Northwestern and nearly lose to Army, the kind of hallucinations that probably caused Holtz to ask his doctor about the side-effects of certain drugs.
March 13, 1988 |
In a previous book, "After Justice," which came out in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre claimed that the ideas of justice available to us in the modern world were like a pile of ruins, making no coherent sense. They were not the ruins of one building, but the disordered remains of various ethical conceptions that had existed in the past.
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March 3, 1988 |
Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young will deliver the commencement address May 15 at the University of Notre Dame, the university announced Wednesday. Young also will receive an honorary doctor of law degree.
September 26, 1996
The Rev. Henri J.M. Nouwen, 64, Dutch theologian and author of about 30 books on spirituality. In addition to his writing, Nouwen taught at Notre Dame University, Yale Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School. He also served as pastor of L'Arche Daybreak Community in Toronto, a nondenominational organization that operates residences for people with mental disabilities. On Saturday in the Netherlands of a heart attack.
May 6, 1986
The CalArts Jazz Ensemble received the highest honors in the small ensemble category at the 28th Annual Collegiate Jazz Festival held recently at Notre Dame University. The ensemble received the outstanding performance award, playing works by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Ornette Coleman. CalArts student musicians garnered six of the eight outstanding individual instrumentalists awards.
January 10, 1989 |
President Reagan has invited the Notre Dame University football team to visit the White House on Jan. 18, presidential spokesman Marlin Fitzwater announced today. The Fighting Irish won the national championship Jan.2 by defeating West Virginia in the Fiesta Bowl. In one of Reagan's notable movie roles, he played George Gipp, legendary Norte Dame football player, in "Knute Rockne--All American."