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No. 14 Notre Dame Routs Iowa State In Camping World Bowl

Dec 28, 2019
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Ian Books threw for 247 yards and one touchdown to lead 14th-ranked Notre Dame to a 33-9 victory over Iowa State in the Camping World Bowl. Tony Jones Jr. scored on an 84-yard run and finished with 135 yards rushing.

Game MVP Chase Claypool had seven receptions for 146 yards and one TD. Brock Purdy threw for 222 yards without an interception for Iowa State.

The sophomore quarterback was unable to get the Cyclones in the end zone, though, after throwing for 27 touchdowns during the regular season.

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Notre Dame has announced that the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will close for maintenance Dec. 26-Jan. 10. 

No services will be held during that time.

The Basilica will reopen for the 5pm Vigil Mass on January 11, 2020. 

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Notre Dame has announced it will play in the Camping World Bowl against Iowa State on Saturday, Dec. 28 (Noon ET, ABC).

The Fighting Irish are headed to a bowl game for the ninth time in 10 seasons.


Notre Dame (ranked 15th) and Iowa State (unranked) have never met in football. The Cyclones will become the 148th different opponent for Notre Dame. 


Trevor Noah Joining Notre Dame's Idea Week In 2020

Dec 3, 2019

Today Notre Dame announced that Trevor Noah, who hosts The Daily Show, will be part of Idea Week 2020. 

Noah will perform Sun., Apr. 19 at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center. 

Notre Dame also announced that Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, will also participate in Idea Week.

Ohanian will deliver a keynote address on Thurs., Apr. 23 at the Renaissance District in downtown South Bend.

ND has also announced it will host the university's first official esports tournament during Idea Week as well. 

Ian Book Throws 4 TD Passes, No. 15 Notre Dame Tops Stanford

Dec 1, 2019
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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — When Notre Dame needed a spark to get going late in the first half, the special teams delivered.

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Today the University of Notre Dame announced that escalating violence in Hong Kong is requiring N.D. to suspend study programs there.  Here is a portion of the university's release:

The University of Notre Dame announced Wednesday (Nov. 20) that it has suspended spring 2020 programming at three Hong Kong universities because escalating violence poses an unacceptable risk to the 14 Notre Dame students slated to attend classes there.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame’s 12-year run in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over.

The Irish fell out of the AP Top 25 today for the first time since the end of the 2006-07 season, ending a streak of 234 consecutive weeks being ranked.

Muffet McGraw’s team lost at home to Tennessee and Michigan State this week.

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Early Winter weather conditions like snow and cold temperatures don’t mean the effects of climate change have stopped. 

When most people think of global warming, they think of extremely hot temperatures - but harsh winter weather can also be a sign of climate change.

Notre Dame Delays Plans To Cover Columbus Murals

Oct 31, 2019

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame is delaying its plan to cover up 19th century murals depicting Christopher Columbus in America that have long been criticized for their stereotypical images of Native Americans and blacks.

The Catholic university based in South Bend announced in January that it would conceal the artwork.

School spokesman Dennis Brown told the South Bend Tribune this week that Notre Dame won't cover the paintings until a new museum exploring the school's history is completed in 2022.

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REMINDER: Last Day for Sorin's is Sunday.


Earlier this week Notre Dame officially announced a major change coming to the dining options at the Morris Inn.

Sorin's will serve its last meal Sunday morning (Nov. 3) after the Virginia Tech football game. 

The restaurant has had a presence on campus for decades.

Another restaurant at the hotel, Rohr's will also close this month on Nov. 24 after the last home game against Boston College. 

Rohr's will reopen in the spring of 2020 offering "a modern tavern concept." 

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A large online Christian group has filed a complaint against U.S. Attorney General William Barr over his recent speech at the University of Notre Dame Law School.

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The University of Notre Dame stopped burning coal at its power plant Monday, more than a year ahead of schedule. 

Notre Dame President, Father John Jenkins delivered the last load of coal to the University in efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.

Notre Dame Unloads Final Batch Of Coal On Campus

Oct 14, 2019
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Today Notre Dame unloaded it's last load of coal on campus.

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U.S. Attorney General William Barr spoke to a room of more than 200 Notre Dame law school students and faculty about religious liberty on Friday. He expressed opposition to the rise of secular culture while avoiding any talk of the impeachment inquiry surrounding the president.

Attorney General Barr presented his views on the constitutional rights to religious freedom and bemoaned increasing secularism in society and government. He says religious rights are especially in danger when states impose secular laws on religious education.