By Emily McConville and Zach Klonsinski The University of Notre Dame reported $3.8 billion in “investments” in “Central America and the Caribbean” — more than a third of its total endowment pool — in its 2015 tax filings. Those billions may not, however, be in that region at all. Instead, University officials said, the money … Continue reading Notre Dame reports $3.8 billion in ‘investments’ in ‘Central America and the Caribbean’
Editor's Note: This story was originally published by The Observer, Notre Dame's student newspaper, on April 7. By Zach Klonsinski CHICAGO — Denver’s forecheck was as good as advertised Thursday night, turning the Frozen Four’s second semifinal into a 6-1 loss and a long night for the Irish at the United Center. The Pioneers never … Continue reading Tight Denver forecheck pressures Notre Dame out of Final Four
Hockey, like any sport, is a game of innovation, and few advancements have provided such a lasting impact as the curved stick blade and the butterfly style of goaltending. In the 1960s, two popular stars on the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks, Stan Mikita and Bobby Hull, supposedly discovered they could shoot a hockey puck harder and with … Continue reading Innovations in the game of hockey: the curved stick and butterfly goaltending
After posting back-to-back comeback victories over Minnesota and UMass Lowell, Notre Dame is headed back to the Frozen Four for the first time since 2011 and the third time in program history. It's a short trip, too: This year's edition of college hockey's national championship weekend is at the United Center in Chicago, home of … Continue reading Infographic: Notre Dame is Frozen Four bound
From barefoot players and Hitler hunting for the trophy during the Second World War to Pele and Maradona, catch up on some of the most memorable stories and moments from the history of the beautiful game's most prestigious tournament.
Here's a map representing when Men’s Health magazine took data from a Centers for Disease Control study on alcohol use to rank U.S. cities by their “drunkenness.” Using an unscientific method, the magazine gave cities rankings based on liver disease, DUI arrests, etc. Sources: CDC and Men’s Health Magazine
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Those seeking to escape the city life of South Bend can make the short drive to any of these great county and state parks just outside the city limits, like Saint Patrick's County Park and Madeline Bertrand State Park, which lie just across the Indiana-Michigan border from each other. They're just a short, 10-minute drive … Continue reading Great parks around South Bend
Editor's Note: This story was originally written for The Observer, Notre Dame's student newspaper. The word “playoff” was tossed around before, during and after No. 15 Notre Dame’s series with No. 9 Providence this weekend. Entering the weekend, just one point separated the Irish (18-9-5, 11-5-4 Hockey East) and Friars (18-9-5, 10-7-3) in the Hockey … Continue reading Notre Dame takes three points from visiting Providence
If you’re a craft beer fan, it’s good to live in the northern corners of the country. The Northeast and Pacific Northwest boast the most craft breweries per capita of any other region in the nation. States along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains also fall near the top of the list, according to … Continue reading Craft brewery surge led by Northeast, Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountains