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You ' re moving into an unfamiliar place, meeting new people from all over the world, and basically saying goodbye to life as you ' ve ever known it. It ' s a time of transition for everyone, and what better way to get over your fears than diving right in to the world of " Frosh- O. " Freslmian Orientation at Notre Dame is a mL of helpful tips, crazy games, embarrassing moments, and introduction, after introduction, after introduction! From helping new students move iii to putting on skits that demonstrate University mles, each domi has its own Frosh-O staff that packs the first weekend on campus full of activities. Tlie hectic schedule may leave you exhausted by the time Monday comes around, but it also helps you to forget your anxieties and see Notre Dame more iuid more like home. Perhaps the most important part of the orientation weekend is the exposure new students get to their classmates. Besides meeting the boys or girls from your own domi, Frosh-O includes many activities that bring dorms from all over campus together for fun, usually slightly embarrassing, events. Karaoke with Knott, being served breakfast by Fisher, " tie date " escorts to Domer Fest and a luau with O ' Neil are all activities McGlinn girls may experience. Usually at such events students are raiidomly matched up or put in groups before the exciting, but slightly awkward, mingling comniences. " Wliere are you from? " and " Wliat ' s your major? " are two questions you can be sure will begin many conversations throughout the weekend! Frosh-O would just not he Frosh-O without its fair share of serenading and new songs. Many guys ' dorms like Zalim, O ' Neill, and Keough spend some of their time running throughout campus and singing some crowd pleasers to random girls ' domis. " Build Me Up Buttercup, " " You ' ve Lost That Loviiig Feeling, " and various boy band numbers are popular picks that are sung in earnest trying to capture some attention, or at least please the Frosh-O leaders! Often dance routines, surprise morning wake-up calls, or nins tlirough the Stonehenge fountain follow these iniicxent outings. And of course, throughout the weekend, students are taught " Tl-ie Fight Song " and the " Alma Mater " to belt out for the first but surely not the last rime as a Domer. The orientation weekend is critical to a student ' s success at Non-e Dame, not only because of the free food and fun, but also dorm unity that begins by wearing your dorm ' s shirt for three days straight! It creates friendship, not only with classmates but with upperclassmen and advisors, it encourages discussion and questions, and makes people feel comfortable with the campus. The silly activities make everyone let down their guards a little and enjoy themselves, despite any fears or concerns. Simply by knowing each other better by the time Sunday arrives, it ' s easier to say goodbye to parents and start your college classes! e-Y klATULttH Paley Freshmen are usually involved in games like scavenger hunts that involve imitating popular buildings on campus, including Touchdown Jesus seen on the side of the Heshurgh Library. Phuki ciHinesy nf Alex Fretxch aa Freshman Orientation MomK-n. of the O ' Neill frcslini;in class sign in u m their amval at Ni tre l ,uiie ;md preixire to move all ol their things in while eiifn ' - ing the fun activities of Freshman Orientation. I ' iom couTKay of Ala Frencii Orientation usuiilly invi l es crarv acrivines or behavior, including these freshmen from Fisher Hall showing their support for Pangtom. P uilo courtesy of Pamcin .Aliare; Other games may even involve the limbo, which is usually played during the Morrissey ' Lyons luau. hoco courtesy of Paul DeMo« M; ny freshmen find it easy to meet new people when coming to campus for the first rime, including these Lyxns residents. Photo counesy of Megan Camnw iCU ti c,oy ' r ' ' U« Campus Life a Activities on Campus Tlie war in Iraq, terrorism, the economy, homosexual marriage, and abortion are just some of the issues that have caused many Notre Dame students to shed the traditional reputation of apathy for involvement in the 2004 political campaigns of Republican President George W. Bush and Democratic Senator John Kerry. College Democrats and Republicans joined with he Rock the Vote campaign to register voters and increase voter awareness on the Notre Dame campus. For freshmen, studying the campaign began early. The fresbnen were assigned T ie Vanishng Voter as required summer reading. Tlie book deals with the trend of increasing apathy toward voting and politics. On September 2, 2004, author Thomas Patterson, a professor of government at Harvard University, visited Notire Dame for the First Year of Studies Academic Convocation. The convocation consisted of ;in interview followed by a question and answer periexf, wliich allowal students to ask Patterson about his h.x)k iind liis views. The first 250 students at the convocation received " Voting Irish " t-sliirts. In addition to numerous student debates, Natuynal Review cxlitor Richard Lowry and Tim Natiim editor David Com debatal at Washington Hall. Lowry presented the conservative argument while Gim offered the liberal. Tliey debated on many of the major issues of the campaign, focusing especially on the war. The College Republicans also sponsored a Republican convention watch at LaFortune. In addition, many domis and groups sponsored debate watches where students gathered to see President Bush and Senator Kerry face off on the issues. The director of labor policy for the Kerry Edwards campaign, Marco Trbovich, gave a lecture titled " Tlie Power of Libor in Presidential Politics. " UxA leaders also traveled to the Noo-e Dame campus. Joe Donnelly, a U.S. Representative for Indiana and the Democratic challenger to Chris Chocola, spoke to the QJlege Democrats at LaFortune. Chocola spoke to students at Saint Mary ' s College about his political experiences and his campaign. The Center for Serial Concerns offered a sbc-week, one-credit course called " QinscicTice in the Crossfire. " Stijdents, who ranged from freshmen to seniors, attended tliis class for two hours every Monday, participating in discussions and listening to guest speakers. Tlie class ' s purpose was to encourage students to vote using their conscience and take an active part in politics. In addition to diis class, the Center for Stxial Gincems also held numerous Iccaires on topics such as the election, trade, the role of religion in politics, the economy and Iraq. On October 26, a week before the general election, WVH, WSND-FM, NDTV, iind Sdmkmh Magazine held a mock election where students could cast dieir vote throughout the day at LaFortime. Bush won the mtx:k election by receiving 47.5% of die vote; Kerry Ciune in second with 46.8% . Many sftidents participated in the preparation for the 2004 election hv simply watching the live debates from LaFortune or their dorm ' s common areas. Photo by Bizcibeth Heshurgh ftY Amy W Audta aa Section Activities « Junior Adriame Y me: xHes in a mock elecmci in LaRinune shortly Sefore the naticTial election. This was just iTie iA many on anipus activities that prepared students lor the election. Memlxrs of the Online Re- puHicans work the phone bank for a local campaign. This is just one of many ways students were able to be active in the 2004 elections. Photo courtesy of Tom R jpiiiger 100 YEAFIS OF IRISH BASKETBALL Jj INSDE AN ND BAND HALFTIME SHOW SCHOLaSTIC 05 NOTRE DAMES STUDENT MAGAZINE SQUARING OFF ••••••••• STUDENTS GET ACTIVE FOR T}1E UPCOMING TUESDAY. fvOVEWBEB 2 ••••••••• MOCK ELECTION RESULTS - PLUS: THE BIG ISS Dspts KNOW AS A einipus publicarioas like the Sc ioIosDc prepared students for the election U ' providing information tliat pertained primarily to college student.s. P ioto aruncsy of Sdnlasac Tins group of Gillt je Democrats proudl ' represent their state during ihe 2004 election. Sttidents attaidcd many activities in an attempt to get involved nith the election Photo couneyy of Niojla Bunick Campue Uf ? ga Oj7 Cawipu Freedom During the wliirlwind of Frosh-O, students work hard to make their new rooms feel like home as they become infused with an inteise sense of domi pride and loyalt ' . The twenty-seven vibrant domi communities and the promise of accomnxxlations for four undergraduate years make Notre Dame unique among universities. Although domi life plays an integral role in sparking friendships and defining one ' s Notre Dame experience, it nonetheless can bectmie too stifling a " bubble " for some students. As Domers experience single-sex domis, parietals, and rectors over the years, conversations about moving off -campus inevitably arise. Some students immediately quash or embrace the idea of leaving their domi, wliile others take time to debate the merits of apartments and houses in the South Bend area. Turtle Creek, Qillege Paik, and Castle Point arc the most popular choices for students seeking apartments. Others choose to live iii houses with enough rtxims to kild their large groups of friends or within walking distance of their favorite bars. Often still surrounded by Notre Dame students, off- campus residents may discover new friends among their neighbors, people they might never have met if they had remained in their domis. Without parietals, friendships and relationships with the opposite sex are no longer limited to specific hours. Students can experience spacious rooms and closets, private bathrooms, and cabinets full oi their favorite ftxxJs. Renting an aparnnent or house also offers students a glimpse into real-world responsibilities such as paying bills, grex;ery shopping, and cleaning bathrwms. " While I miss the convenience of living on campus and running to Starbucks at 4 A.M., I love the freedom and extra space of an apartment, " says senior Bridget Veibneyer. She does mention another con of living off -campus: " Unless you get to sclx»l really early, you end up parking in the last row of thclot. " Senior Paul Morrison adds, " I like living off -campus lietter overall, but it won ' t Ix fun in the winter fccause I won ' t want to drive all the way to class. " For many groups of friends, however, the opportunities and conveniences ot moving ott -campus outweigh those of remainiiig in the domis. Senior Bill Kern chose to stay in O ' Neill Hall for his final year on campus. He says, " I have the rest of my life to live in a house or an apartment. For me, one of the l-iest parts of the Notre Dame experience is campus life. I love lnw all the resources that Notre Dame has to offer are still just outside my dtxir. " Upon hearing that a senior lives in the domi, many students wonder if they have chosen to be im R.A. A group of on-campus Badin seniors made sliirts to answer tliis question: " No, I ' m not an R.A. Let ' s be honest! " Although living on campus allows students to take advantage of Notre Dame ' s dynamic domi community, many students are ready for frealom from it. More importLUit th;m where a student chtxises to live, however, is the fact that they are with their friends, because tliis spirit of friendsliip and family is the tnie essence of the Notre Dame experience Y 6uamn 7H cC 0t ;uL. Jollege Park is one of the V most popular of f anipus complexes. Many students enjoyed its atmosphere and the number of students and friends that live close by. Photn cnurtesy of Katlieox Curln Of f -Campus Living Parking is one paiblan that students living off campus must face. especially during football sci- vn when the bond practices in h;ilf of the student lot. r u ) cmtnesy n BrctuLxn Lviic i Mtuiv students choose to li ' e in houses off auiipus with a group of friends. These Fariev ' girls are enjoying a parrv ' at a house on Marion Street. P u)tf I L )uney ' of Qaire Fadel rftieniors Kevin Leaiv ' ;ind Braid ui Uiich ' s -- apartment at Gistle Poinl reminLls most guests o dieir parent.s ' home, as much time w " as put into it in order to make it as comfortahle as possible. VIviU) ctrurtesy of Breruiiiii Lyich Tiesc residents of the Turtle Creek Apartment comple.x aijo ' the frcxxlom that is aitailed with moving off campus. pcipi ' ed ollais or not. I ' kiui atunesy of Stavn McBride Campue Life ■ pi • - " W ii 2 p it 1 l» 1 5 H i R 9»Wr «»■■ hi « HJjHi PT™ . ' ' fll u ' , a ■I E H SHHi r • ,,.--■• ' f v m r The Huddle in the LiFortune Student Center has a little of everytliing for students, from school supplies to fresh made-toorder humttxs An Edy ' s milkshake was always a good choice for dessert. Vhovo OMMsj nf Brciulan L-wiJi c . outh Dining Hall has one of - the widest selections on campus. Ranked one of the best dining halls in the nation, students could always find something to eat. P mto courtesy oj Breiuim Lytich E ' t r 0 on Campus iJJick ' s is a piipiiliir eatery ' in O ' Shaugnessy »W H;J1 that usually finds studcnls and pnifes- rs ui cmversituTi. Tlu- hot aiup and sind- ■ - nen. ' [xvular :mv.t g m:mv [ imnvi. P miii ci)uncs ' of Uinutiii Lvidi f in;cnd ' . the newly renovated senior Ktr, is mw Insli puh, rcstaunuit, ;uid club that fintk Budaits, fiKult , iind alimini all cnjo inH its new Ifferings. ?K K) OJurtesv of Brwuliin Lvk ' i ApcpuUir destination for students, Starbucks offers a quick aiffeine fix for late-night stud ing or a wami eii iri nment for meetings with profes irs. Photo courtesy of flreruim Lynch on Catnpu9 American, Mexican, Chinese, and Italian cuisines, cereal, desserts, snup, salad, and your favorite homemade meals are just some of the things that the dining halls on Gimptis have to offer. Tliat is Stuith Dining Hall ranks as one of the best dining halls in the nation. When students are feelir g hungry- and are looking for a gixx.! meal without lia -ing to spend Re. points, the dining halls on campus iue the places to go. With so much variety ' and the ability- to be creatiw with our meals, the dining halls offer a quick meal luuI a fncnulK ' environment for students. " I enjoy the atmosphere ot the dining halls on campus, especially on Friday afternoons during Viking Dinner, " says senior Kevin Le;u ' . Because diey -are popular places to meet friends, talk with a professor, or take that special someone on a " dinuig hall date, " most students on campus find the dining halls to be quite comforting. Usuallv students stay well after a meal is finished to chat, patple-watch, or just sjx ' nd some time relaxing from the day ' s hectic events. If ou are not feeling ill the meiod for the dining hall there are still plenty of choices around campus to grab a meal. Reckers, located behind South Dining Hall, provides a variety of American- st ' le cuisine, including oven-baked pizzas, hamburgers, and die ever-popular smoodiies. Waddick ' s in O ' Shaugnessy Hall offers an older-style to the dining scene on campus and provides hot soup iind sandwiches, including a breakfast sandwich for those who may have some extra time before moniing classes start. The newly reno ' ated Legends just south of the stadium offers faculty, studmLs, and alumni a warm atmosphere widi an Insh apj-eal. Or, if you ' re a night owl then perhaps a quick caffeine fix at Starbucks will satisfy your needs. Starbucks is just one of die many franchises that Notre Dame and the LaFortune Student Center have to offer. Also located in LaFortune are Burger King, Subway, and Sbarro. Smdents flrek to these popular establishments, finding plenty to eat at reasonable prices as can be seen in the frequaith long lines. LaFortune is also known for die Huddle mart, which recently included Mexican ftxid in Buen Provecho for tacos and bunitos made to order. Also popular are die late night " Quarter Dogs, " all of die hotdogs you can eat for just a qu;irter each. Stime e ' en go to the Huddle tor die world ' s famous Edy ' s Ice Cream. Senior Patrick Fishbume says, " One of the best late night snacb has to be an Edy ' s chocolate milkshake from the Huddle. " Some of these eateries are also known for dieir social aspects. It is not uncommon to see students meeting with a professor in Starbucks over a cup of coffee to discuss a senior thesis, new theories in a particular area of suidy, or life in gaieral. Wiether it is for the fcKxl or just die amiosphere, the eatenes on campus are [xipular among all the students. B Y E etMPAN Lyhoj Campus Life x;: ik¥ , ' !S! ea W£ rWi Hard S A couple hours of class, a quick stop at the Rcxk, a few group meetings and off to the library for the iiight; tor most people, that would he more than a full day, hut ior many Notre Dame students there is something missing. That something is cold hard cash. In between hours of work and play, Notre Dame students also do their best to fill their pockets to afford some of the luxuries South Bend has to offer. Wliile South Bend is full of every name brand restaurant, clothing store, and coffee shop to work at, most students cannot pass up the convenience of on-campus employment. The University responds to the student necessity of keeping a ptisirive cash flow during the schcx.1l year by offering employment m almost every University department on campus; giving students just enough money for that 3 a.m. run to Steak n ' Shake. Wlien given the choice of making a few more dollars working off campus, but also having to fight Grape Road traffic at five in the attemixm, the choice becomes a no-brainer. Work on canipus fits every student ' s needs, v ' hether it lie the graveyard shift at Recker ' s, or bright and early at an empty Hcsburgh computer cluster. U ienever you can work, it seenis that Notre Dame can find a spot for you. Another great advantage to working on campus is the tmderstanding that on campus, friends are first, school second, and work fits in somewhere between reading du Lac and attending the Football Saturday Academic Lecture Series. Our bosses and supervisors are more than understanding of the demands put on a student during die year. Whether it be working two hours a week, earning enough for Papa Jolin ' s on a Sunday night, or several a week to pay the rent, campus emplo ment is more thiui willing to accomnuxiate all smdents. Although for some students, work is about much more than making enough to pay for an SYR gift, it is abtxit getting experience for their futures. Many seniors, serving as TAs in intrcxluctory classes, use tliis year ' s work as a stepping-stone to their careers. Other students make work a chance to get some exercise and work fiir RecSports as referees and officials. Maybe most importantly are those students who bravLxi half -eaten Rib-Eye-Que sandwiches and taco salads gone bad working for our dining halls, " latewr the job is, a common theme is the added responsibility ;ind opportunity it gives students to iiimiage their time, and get the satisfaction of spendiiig their own hard earned money. As senior J.T Arseniadis puts it, " It wasn ' t always the easiest thing to do, but come Friday night, you were always happy you put those couple hours in to get some money in your p(x:ket. " At Notre Dame this year, the grind of schtxil is tough, but thiinks to a couple hours of extra work put in at on-campus jobs, students :ire able to sit back and relax, even if it is only for a second or two. On-Campu0 Jobe enior Greg Saizler ■ " works as a computer consultant in the DeBar- tolo Computer Quster. Consultants manage the clusters, making sure things nin smo(. tl " ily...even until all hours of the night. Photo courtesy of Breiutm Lynch ■S Si ' d t Sch.wl wvirks in the Spurts bitomutitm Department ktng tor nctt-spaper articles Knit Notre D.unc athletics that [an Iw filed tor future use. Phxo courtisy o Brendan Lynch f-. 5tudents stop hf the Business Career Fair in Scpteniher to search for possihle fib oppcirtunities. Over one hundred Kisi- attended kxiking to recruit reliable Notre Dame students. Photo (xnmesj of Cardyn McGra(h ■ f 5 1 ■m .«.sU BS %r V McGlinn senior Amy Houghton vwrks in the Languiige Resinirce Center in C YShaughnessx ' Hall, proxiilins language tapes tor stiidints completing listening assigninents lor their toreign hmguages. C i iio anirtery 0 Breiuim L iu: i 5onior Daxid Purccll wxirks the ca-sh reg- ister at the Huddle, taking Flex points away from innocent students, including senior Patrick Rshbume getting a quick drink between divses. P uiIn cnurte. ' TV ' u BreiuJflii hyncU Campus Uf d The Dome is one of the focus points on campus, with the Virgin Mary sitting high atop its golden gleam. Photo courtesy of Man Cashore " e. The girls of Farley attend a Sunday night mass, singing in unison with amis wrapped around one another. Every domi on campus holds a weekly Mass. Phito Lonrtew nj S kitmim McGonigfe Tie Grotto is a frequent visit on campus for tiidaits, faculty, friends, and family. Light- ing a candle at the Grotto is a spiritual activity for many people ai campus. Photo courtesy of Brtnidan Lyiich 4-V (S ' b ' i ' 4 ulVM« t CU ' f ' g laia Faith on Campue Tie Alumni Qiapel is a popular place for tudents to hear Mass because of its heaut ' on the walls and friends in the pews. Photo courtesy of Residaice Uje arid Housing i .vrf »-- I I il ' -r i£- mMitm on Campus Wiile every- Ddiiier addresses die Virgin Mary each time they utter the words " Nutre Dame, " tew stop to reflect on this central aspect of the university on a il;uly basis. At a school named for " Our Lidy, " Ccunpus kmdmarks ;ind student life icflcct the commitment to spirituiJity that thrives at Notre Dame. Prospective students and tourists marvel at the Ixrauty of the Basilica, light ciindles and kneel lor prayer at the C}rotto, and admire Touchdown Jesus on the side of the library. Students, however, ha ' e a much more intimate experience of religious life around campus. From distinctive chapels in each domi to the countless Emmaus groups, retreats, and unique faidi-based opportunities that abound, students have access to a wide array of choices satisfying their spiritual needs. Donn masses provide the cornerstone of spirituality for most students, but many supplement this Sunday-night Eucharist with weekly masses, Bible sharing groups, or theology classes. Non-Catholic students deepen and expkjte their spiriuialitv- in Interfaith programs, Iron Sharpens Iron, and Four:?. Special celebrations, such as Spanish-language masses, Dillon Hall ' s Milkshake Mass, and retreats designed specifically for female, male, Asian, African -American, and Latino students add to Notre Dame ' s xibtMit religious life. Tlie Center for Social Concerns also aims to cultivate Christian lifestyles among participants through its fall and spring break seminars, summer service projects, one-credit classes, and daily service activities. By stressing the values of Cadiolic Social Teacliing, the CSC hopes to deepen the faith of all students. Nick Dailey, a senior who hiis participated in several service projects over his fall and summer breaks, says, " I ' ve found that my faith has grown on Notre Dame ' s campus, not explicidy in a ' go to mass all the time ' sense, but in a way that has taught me to genuinely care about other people and to try to live a Cadiolic lifest ' le. " Regardless of religious denomination, a deep concern and compassion for others is instilled into students over their four years at Notre Dame. The number of students who engage in daily volunteer projects and in p(5St-graduate service bears witness to the rich spirituality of the campus. In addition to masses and service, Notre Dame offers more unique, unconventional opportunities for students to explore their faiths. Theology on Tap combines a comfortable setting and relaxed amiosphere with deep theological reflections. Retreats such as NDE and die Scjphomore Road Trip not only bring an individual in closer communion widi their faith hut cAso initiate lasting friendships. Our Lady sits atop the Golden Ctome to invite everyone to celebrate and live out their faith. The Grotto and domi chapels further symbolize die religious dimension of the university ' , but ultimately die power of spirituality on campus lies within each student. Whether becoming involved in Campus Ministry tmd the CHL or merely completing the basic Theology requirement, students are assurcxi that they will never lack one-of-a-kind spiritual opportunities during their rime at Notre Dame. FR hntm Kristcn Lalxie appears at a wi. ;kH ' Birlo ' Mass shiming her support wearing her " 1 Love Jesus " shirt. Phntn courtesy of Shamum McGoii le Campus Life ince smdents will spend most of their time at their desks, staring at their computer screen, students will usually place pictures of friends and family around the area to feel more at home. P ioIo ti7 Carolyt McGradj These soccer fans have a well-deco- rated room that helps them studs ' during their busiest weeks of school. P ioto courteyy of SImnnon McGonigle e. vnvAoV. v ' -V. p - " " TSi hese members of Farley Hall pose ' ' ■ for a picture during a quick game of basketball in this sports themed room. .Photo courtes;y of Shannon McGonigle Our tr f«o« f ««-« i«e. SSS Dorm Koome This room in Farley shows a tropical theme in order to brighten the mood and make it feel more inviting than the often gray South Bend skies. Photo courtesy of Swmioii McGomgk ■i Home Sweet Home Throughout the course of tlieir time at Notre Hame, most students will Ix ' askexl hy someone unfamiliar with the sehuJ how the Cireek lite is on campus. The students usually reply, " We don ' t have a Greek life on fraternities, no sororities. . .we ha ' e domts. " Tlie camaraderie in the dorms at the Universit ' of Notre Dame reseinbles that found in the Greek system of some schtxils. Whether it is staging up late to talk with friends or checking upon a sick Iriend who livc-sdowri the hall , students pride diemselves in being a part of their donii part of something uiriciue. After finishing a loiig day of classes, extra curricukir activities, and some stui.l - time on the tenth fl(X r of the library, most students enjoy the walk hack to their domis where they will find all of the residents busy playing video games, watching movies, or sometimes just chatting. The donn is where most students go to simply enjoy the company of others. Because so many students consider their domis a true Home Away From Home, they also take pride in making it special by decorating their rooms to fit their personal styles and tastes. Usually the first tiling students do when they get hack to campus at the end of August is survey their rtxmi mid imagine what it will kxik like when they have finished decorating it in just a few- days ' rime. The goal is to turn the small, white- washed Notre Dame domi room, into the rtvm that would make their friends jealous. With an inspiration from the best of last year ' s rtxims, college movies, or ideas from the popular television show Trading Spaces, most students set out for carpet and a futon to give the rewm a classic, homey kxik without having to pay high prices. Because of the cramped spaces found in most domis, students ' main fi_x;us is on space-saving furniture and accessories diat srill bring the best out of their niche. . .and personalities. Most students even go as far as giving their room a theme. ' ' OCIiether it is everything Notre Dame (a popular choice among students), or a tropical setting resembling cmise ship commercials, a themed room brings out die most creative of the bunch. The large poster sales in the LaFortune Student Center at the brining of each schtxil year enable students to find the best additions to their ever-growing collection of posters, making their rcxim even more decorative than the next. Once the residents have hung the last shelf, finally finished hooking up their impressive entertainment centers, or just tucked in the last sheet to their complex lofted bed, they c;ui finally sit back and admire their new home LUid welcome die excitemait it will bring. orm rooms are suited for the personalities of its residents, as is seen here with Dillon Hall sophomores Emniijnual Zervoudakis tmd Sebastian Lara. ?hoio h) My Gailag i£r Campus Ufe te»... These students work on repaying the front step to a South Bend home during Christmas in April, a yearly service activity that involves hundreds of studeiits. Phfjio by Tiiui Robiiiscni f ' -o f - r Drum Major Kane O ' Sullivmi and other members of the Notre Dame Marching Band help students in the South Bend ;ffea learn how to play musical instruments. PImto fry Bdly Gallagher at ' J These members of Circle K, a national communitY service program, knit sweaters in the com- mon space of a dorm. PImto H Nataha Fiore c The Keenan Great Pumpldn is one event many students looks forward to beaiuse of the excitement created by local children having the opportunity to decorate pumpkins for Halloween. P k. to by Nick Tessalont ' P c..rati 2 Uvn Wi Community Service at Notre Dame Eich year, over 225,000 hours of service are performed b ' Notre Dame students. The numbers keep increasing, as more and more projects have become available Students are able to visit the Caiter for Social Concerns to find more information on the dozens of different groups and projects iJready at Notre Dame, or to start their oui-i. Circle K, a national oi anization, is the biggest service club on campus, involving over 800 students. More than 20 service projects are available weekly lo Circle K members, giving students many options to serve around South Bend according to their schedules. Members do everything from playing bingo at a nursing home and serving at a food bank to writing letters to troops. Tlie area that has received the most student support overall has been tutoring. Notre Dame students spend their time tutoring at the Robinson Center in South Bend, the St. Patrick ' s Center, the juvenile detention fadlicy, and also right at Notre C)ame for their peers. Students also participate in many other smaller campus clubs, offering many Llifferent fomis of service. The Best Buddies program fosters close friendships between students and community- members, pairing students one on one v ith people of intellectual disability. Members meet with their Best Buddy once or twice a month to partake in evaits such as bowling or attending Notre Dame games and isits to campus. Many clubs raise money for different non-profit organizations or different drives. An example is The Op eration Smile Student Organization, which hosts many activities throughout the year to raise money to provide recc«istructive surgery to children worldwide A major service project that has beai a tradition at Notre Dame for many years is the seminar program. These seminars take place over fall, winter, and spring break, and also during the summer. Some of the most popular seminars during fall and spring break are the Appalachia seminars, which take students to sixteen differait sites in five states of the Appalachia region to work with nonprofit organizations of each area. Urban Plunge also involves many students during winter break. This is a two lay project available in over fifty sites across the country, exposing students to inner-city problems near their own home The Catholic traditicn of service can be seen throughout the Notre Dame campus and in the many ways students have chosen to serve all over the world. e Y TtKt,i A JJaMc CkI fciiphonx)re Vincent Au niturs -OJelfres- Robin.son at RCLC i utonng is one ot the more popular service acnWties for Notre Dame students. Photo bj ' Kattina Snaniky Campue Ufa isia the ND Way As Notxe Dane football players board planes and anive at hotels before road games, their fellow students are piling into cars, driving for hours, and spending nights wherever they can find space. These road trip rituals repeat themselves before almost every away game, beginning with the earliest mumiurings about scrouiiging for tickets and asking friends for beds, couches, or floor space for the evening. Notre Dame road games offer students the opportunity ' to leave South Bend and explore a new campus for the weekend. Some look forward to the chance to reunite with friends from home, wliile others enjoy bonding with their Notre Dame friends amongst interstates and service plazas. Others go just to see some great football being played. NX ' hatever their motivation, students are sure to make their presence known in the opposing team ' s stadium as they enthusiastically uphold Irish traditions. Doing pushups after Notre Dame touchdowns or perf omiing cheers even without the aid of the band, those students tn attendance let everyone know who they represent. This year, many studmts planned their fall break plans around the Notre Dame- Navy game at the Meadowlands. Taking advantage of the game ' s proximity to New York City, several students decided to stay and tour the Big Apple with their friends. Many also chose to visit nearby Philadelphia and the Jersey shore. Senior Nick Green, a friend and domr mate of fullback Josh Schmidt, says, " I love going on road trips widi my friends. It ' s a great rime and a great way to show our support for Josh. " Wliile many students were able to attend the Michigan State, Navy, and Tennessee games, fewer were able to travel to USC over the Thanksgiving holiday. Green, however, was there. " Instead of eggs, " he says, " we had turkey legs. " For those who cannot trek hack and forth across the country to follow the team, road games offer students a chance to watch the Irish on television from the comfort of domi rooms, aparmients, or sports bars. Senior Brendan Lynch hosted g ' ame watches for BYU and Michigan State at his apartment. He says, " If you can ' t make it to the game, it ' s always fun having people over to watch it on television. Plus, there is die added bonus of being able to sit down and have a cold drink and plenty to eat. " Coordinating schedules, renting RVs, stopping at wacky tourist attractions, and bein g surrounded by a sea of anything-but-green creates memories that will long be remembered. Senior Chris Villani sums up the motivation of students who hit the road for away games by saying, " For an Irish win, it ' s worth it. " e-Y UMiUfffi cCior ;LL. Koad Gamee Leprechaun Eddie Lerum conrinues die Irish tradition of doing push-ups after scoring, even in front of opposing fans at Michigan State. Photo by Billy Ga lag ier su Au-.iv games are a great opfximinin ' for Norre Rune tiliimni to see the Irish play in persiin. Even the Alunini Band made it out to see the Insh play Navy. P vito h My GatlaglKT 3 ' ' rnsh hms from ;J1 over are able to attend Notre D.ime road games ind cheer the Irish on to victor ' , or t.ilce a quick rest if need he. Photu hy Billy GoUog iCT MiLhig;ui State was a [xiiHilat game lo attend due to its [iroximitv to Siutli Bend. Here, a few girls [lose lor a picture during the game. a " Bc v at ' These Notre Dame studtnii- cheer from the student section in the MeadowlantU iifler the Insh saired a touchdown directly in front of them. Photo by BUy Uaikg ier TOUCWT o N Jl Campue Life sa issa Manon Street is one of many popular off-campus locations Uir ioniors to live and is a popular place to throw parties. P ioto 1- Quire Faciei Patrick Fishhume and Maryteth Welch spend some quality rime together at a party on Bulla Street. P iolo courtesy of Patrick Fisltburtte Partiee ■■Bm»WT, ' W-R« Echo on Campus M,m ' Ndtre Dame fans have heard ot die " ech(x;.s " of campus - from the bells of the Risiiica to the tradition of the funhaii program daring hack to the success of Knutc RlkIoic ;ind the renowned linker rcwm spieeches. But mtmy students who have walked around ctmipus on a Friday or Saturday night (or for many seniors perhaps a Monday or Tuesday night) know there are certain other echoes that exist anuind campus. . . the echoes of parries. On iuiy given weekend the campus quads are filled with the favorite tmies of tixiay ' s college students, from Bon Jovi to B.I.G. With windows open and speakers blaring music, students know where the parties are on any given night. Tlie majority of the music heard usually comes from right under the golden Dome and the residents of Sorin Hall. With famous spaces like the Otter Rtwm and turrets on the sides, Sorin is well-known for its parties due to the spaciousness its wide walls and tall ceilings allow. After furniture has iTeen moved into a generous neighbor ' s room, a Sorin domi rtxim becomes home to many curious part ' -goers. With every night being ladies ' night in Sorin, non -Sorin males will usually find a small cover charge for refreshments but always a hospitable environment. The ladies usually enjoy their stay tor the party activiries, including using the wide window sills to demonstrate their most recent daiice moves. Some of the more enticing aspects of parties for students are the themes niany ot them follow, bringing a higher level of excitement to them. Requiring attendees to dress according to a certain theme, students usually find die most interestiig and creative costvimes to try and be the best dressed. With themes ranging from Mafia, Pmips and Hoes, Catholic School Girls, Ghetto, and Hallo ween, students will find a wide variety of costume opportunities to show off at parties. Some themes even include decades, such as die 80 ' s, where the jxipular leg wamiers and scrunchies c _)me out in full swing. A popular 80 ' s party usually takes place ever ' year at the Turtle Creek apamnent complex off campus, where hundreds gather in celebration of everyone ' s favorite decade. Off -campus housing offers an easier place to ptirry, with tewer niles ;ind more rixim to move. Places like Lafayette, Turtle Oeek, GJlege Park, Casde Point, ;ind any house on the more popular streets like GirK ' , Notre Dame Avenue, iind St. Peter ' s Street are home to many parties. And tor thivse who are of -age, the bars in the area like the Linebacker ;md Q)rK ' ' s can Ix; home to a parr - at an - rime. e r EihlDAH Lyhoj Ke in McCammack sets a pt si.- iin the stage at He;irtland aiid sa pes out the CRwd ;iiid potairial ladies to cLiiice with. Hcirtland is tnic of iTOiny South Bend liai where students part ' . P uiKi amrtesy of Kcil iiecii Joyce Campus Life P;irncipant5 in the Sorin Talent show pause on stage before their act begins. The talent show is one domi event that usually draws an impressive crowd. P uilo by Anya Hershbergo Many Notre Dame students leave schtxil with incredible experiences and memories, hut what many students will cherish the most are the relationships created with the paiple they meet here. Many of these relationships are developed as early as fresl " uiian orientation, others may not fomi until junior year abroad, but what seems to he consistent is that these relationships last forever. The dorms on campus are the first place these relationships tend to develop. Being thrown into an environment with new and exciting challenges helps students find tilings in common that make the transition to college life easier. Many alums have said that the friends they made at Notre Dame are their best friends. John Lynch, alumnus of the class of 1969, said he still keeps in contact with his tnends from Notre D;mie. " We pick one fixitball game each year to come back for as sort of a reunion. Tlie stories we tell over dinner from our days at Notre Dame seem like they happened just yesterday. " hie would not have been able to make such close friends if it had not been for the domi lite mid the activities they did together, some of wliich are still in existence today. Besides the idways exciting activities of freshman oriaitation, the first true domi unity on campus shows itself at the year ' s first home fc»tball pep rally. As students gather in front of their dcxirs, wearing their newest domi shirts, they gather in celebration not only for the first home football game, but also for the opportunity to share the experience widi others. As a sea of Fisher green and Morrissey black " ' . flexrk to the pep rally raising chants against each other in rivalry or for the always present support of Notre Dame, it is a time for students to experience sometliing great. Tliis unity ran be seen during the pep rallies, as donn colors surround the Joyce Center in celebration of both domi and schixil unity. Other events also play a role in establishing a deeper connection betw- ' een clomi residents. Fisher residents pick one weekend each year in which tlie ' conduct a Roof Sit to raise money for a specified charity. Sitting in the cold for over 48 hours, the residents of Fisher have creatai a way to make charitable donations while building relatitinships with one ffliother at the smiie time. Tliese events and many odiers on campus have helped create some of the most memorable friendsliips for ni;uiy Notre Dame students. e Y E RtHPAM LrNoJ t . it Dorm Unity ■ ■■■ ■■■ m r mw ■ t-wyfcUMEMaHMBIJHHtflflWH MeniK-n- of the Z.ilim H;UI cliiiriot tcun [X»e fiir a quick picture hffore their race at the KeiHigh Qiiirii. Races. Pfiolo hyjtnmy Omrads F,irle ' ' s Finest pose for a picture atop the Ixwt that thev entered into the Fi ' iher Regatta, a yearly race on the lakes. P kiKi b (.MTolyn Md-mui ' v of JMttiri: »am« wfiKH C iromen I - 5 NOTRE DAME •TTTKv T 1 i. ■w PiuigUini I lall li.uigs a banner ahive its fruit dtxir colehnmng its 50 Year Anniversary. .Vliiny Jomvs on campus h;ing hanners to celebrate signifiamt d;ites or events in their history. PhtUi hi ( iirohii .McGrudy Di nu residents appear at pep rallies in large numbers,;Jly we-aring their dorm shirts, he .sea of different colors resembles the unity found ;iniong e;ich donu on campus. P ii i n ' (iii VKiUtiglicr CamfTue Ufe IB SI A student enpys the peace and quiet b ' the Dome and uses some free time to catch up on Ills reading. Photo by Anya Hers iberger TFrese girls enjoy the quad before it ' s covered by snow and get a litde afternoon studying done. Photo by Anya HerMerger V,V A- ' - ' ' ' " l enior Matt Deihl uses his free - time to set up a tight rope and practice his circus-like skills on the quad. Phiito by Anya Hcrshbergcf ' 4iP This student enjoys a quick nap in the sun between classes. Perluips his dorm room was too far away. Photo by Anya HersWierger ISic ' tv +V pi Hanging Out on Campus ■v wmmmBiRsa T - ' . on Campus Lxikmfi t or a place to do a little studving, hang out with f nmds, or just grab a bite to eat? Well kxik no furdier, you caii do all these things without stepping foot off campus. Notre Dame ' s on ampus locations offer students a relaxal cn ironment and students take advantage of these spots each day. LiFortune seems to he the most popular on-ctmipus himgout throughout the week for students due to its prime location in the center o( aunpus. BeUveen the Huddle, a few restaur;ints, and a good amount of seating available, students can rekix iind mc et up for a meal here. In lx t veen classes students can grab a quick coffee and a conversation at Starbucks or wait out the topically lengthy Subway line ill order to get a sub. If you are lixikmg for a late night snack you Ciui grab a slice of pi::a at Sharro to tide you over. LaFortune also offers a computer cluster, Anthony Travel, and a billiards room in the basement to accommodate students ' needs. And if your hair is in need of a trim, you can stop in and get a quick cut in between classes. Regardless of your preference, it is likely that you will fmd sometl-iing that catches your eye or at least a familiar face if you stop in LaFortune. If you are looking for a litde more entertainment or a great smoothie, students can find both of diese things and more a little further Soudi at Reckers. Open twent ' -four hours, Reckers seems to gain popularity in die late e ' ening hours. Friends can lounge around iind m;iy even catch a litde performance while diere. From ptietr - readings, to band performances, or open-mic night, students can sit back and relax with some free entertainment here. Reckers has also gained popul;int - for its m;iny choices in fcxxi and drink. From brick o ' en pizias to sandwiches, ice cream, smoothies, and much more, students seem to enjoy the . iptions available here hodi diroughout die day mid in the late evening or early morning hours. Although most often frequented b - Soudi Quad residents, hungr - suidenLs don ' t seem to mind the walk or the sometimes long line for die sake of a good meal with good company. Whatever your preference might be, studaits can usually find a place to get away from the books and hang out with friends widiout having to leave campus. When in need of a smdy break, a conversation with a friend, or somediing to fight off the hunger, saidents seem to find themselves at LaFortune or Reckers, if for nothing else, some time to kick back and relax. fcuiJaits play volleyball ai the -ON ► McGlinn beach voUc l-nll court. ' , taking advantage of the warm f; ll weather. Plvtut by Btly Gailog ' tT Campus Life Under the Dome UGG hcxits from Australia, fingerless hand wamiers from Italy, and Guinness from Ireland. The Notre Dame campus thrives off of international influences whether students are cognizant or not. From the exl-ubition of the latest transatlantic trends to the sharing of international traditions between students, Notre Dame is a community that embraces and celebrates a global perspective on life. At the nucleus of an international experience on campus is the dining hall. Both North and South dining hall provide a plethora of exotic delicacies to whet the palate, including but not limited to, couscous from North Africa, jerk tofu from Jamaica, tortilla soup from Mexico, and spicy sea nuggets from who biows where. Many of the exotic recipes dished up by the dining hall chefs are inspired by recipes submitted by students looking for a taste of home. Students are eager to share their culture and heritage. This school year, 952 international students were a part of the Notre Dame family, accounting for roughly 8.4 percent of the total student body. Tlie International Student Services and Activities (ISSA) Programs office offers 12 programs including a Language Exchange Partnership Program that partners English-speaking Notre Dame students with international students to foster mutually beneficial learning experiences. There are 13 international student organizations, including the Muslim Student Association, Japan Club, Brazil Club and the Russian Club. Student enthusiasm is also evident in the high quality perfomiances and liigh attendance at cultural shows such as Asian Allure, Fiestang Filipino and Latin Expression. Students often develop friendsliips over their cultural similarities and differences. Although there are abtuidant opportimities to soak in culture right on campus, Domers don ' t just wait around to experience new ways of thinking and living. More than 1 ,000 students participate in Study Abroad programs annually, in countries like Japan, Italy, Chile, Australia and Greece. In addition to the high percentage of juniors that go abroad to study, fresbnen through senior level students participate in the International Summer Service Learning Program tlmiugh die Center for Social Concerns. ISSLP opens the eyes of students to extreme poverty, the education gap, and raging epidemics in coimtries like the PHIippines, Haiti, Brazil and Ghana. " Working with adorable Filipino children last summer was absolutely amazing. I couldn ' t stop crying the day I had to say good-bye, " reflects Molly Savage, who worked in Manila at the Unang Hakbang Center for Street Children the summer of 2004. Students bring back important academic, spiritual, ;md cultural lessons from their experiences outside of the American bubble. For many, the Notre Dame experience is marked with a few, life-altering epiphanies. NX hether it takes watching a dramatic masterpiece by Federico Fellini for a class or tasting Viemamese beef ncxidle soup at the dining hall for the first rime, it should be realized that an education at Notre Dame is not just alvut being a sleepy, college student in a snow-cursed, Midwestern town, but alxxit being a member of a global community. Y Liz TkaH K; c ■s International 3tiidente ' cuni Zigler, (jaliby dc kRuHra, Siohhan Lezynski, and Beck- ' Feauto of Troop ND perfomi one of the group ' s hip hop routines. Plmo by Anya HersliLvrger ' •J ' [ ' ' 1.111 iLuuunua tuJents fmm Nicaragua, - Panama, and Mexico pcse for a picture at a home football game, a time when students for all back- grounds were unified on campus. Photo trv Biii GflUug ier After perlonning at the sold-oul;ui Allure event, these stu- dents pose for a picture. The event a gre;U s iv ftir students to share ilicir culture here on campas. Vhito n lilK CxiUaghcr ' W This group of students poses after tlie Bhangra B.ish event. Traditional garb ■illowed students to show off their cultural heritage. P ioKi hi BUy tiiilagher ■ anessa Bejec mixJels on stage ll at Asian . ' llure in November, wearing popular Asian clothing. Students planned for months for the fall semester event. P ioin K- Anya Hcrslthrrgirr V » f ■ " ' " cxv e- W Campue Lif OiIkt f linns of mnspiirt.iiioii include Iricycles wicli tin. ' aJJuJ adviUiuiRc nf a large carr ' inB Kiskct in the hick for whatever you iTi;i ' need, especially a boombox on giune diiy. PIvm h) C ' Mmlyn McQrady OetthQ Around Campue Row Mudenis iiavc the added advantage ot Ixnng able til see campus frxmi a dilterenl iew. Heliciiplers used fur tr.iining g:ive these students a slightly l-etler «-ay lo gel across campus. l ' ii)lii rv Kytin Lii ' soii miTM ecrr, ' C linycr is one ol m;uiv stiijaus ici use a hike ns a way to " ct iround campus. BisiJts valkms, l kes ;ire the sccoTul most [xipular fonn ' I I ran.s|x ' nation. ' ttitii lyy Any I ltT.s i .Tj;cT lalkiTiH is the most popul;ir ;md c;isiest iik ' thiKl of getting around cmiipus, even lie talking i n a cell [ihone. BuiU) Ia ' Anya HcnUvrncr ' ' •Oc Around So yoti ' a- walking hy the likaiA ' one dav, iiiiiiding your oun busines.s, when another student ndcs h you on the sidewalk. X iile near hmshes with hikers ;uid rollerbladers are not uneoininon tor campus ixxiestrim-Ls, sometliing alxiut diis encounter stnkes you. Miat catches you off guard is the fact this student is on a unicycie. Notre Dame students have numerous possibilities for ways to get around campus, from walking with a cell phone pressed against their ear tt), well, nding a unicycie with a bag of CJrab-N-CJo in their hand. NX -iile the majority of students prefer to walk (with or without shoes), there are always new and more original transportation metlxxis that arise on campus every ye;ir. Some of the more rtxent, most [.xipular methocLs come in the fonii of motorizes! scmters that help students who seem to need quicker methods of getting to class. Another popular choice seems to be roUerblades; their versatility and ease of use make them attractive to many students. NX en late for class, students have no problem rolling right into DeBartolo with them on. Being able to pack a pair of sandals or shoes in a bag gives students the ability to get around campus quickly on their roUerblades but srill lcx_)k stylish in class. Although South Bend ' s fickle weather often plays a major role in a student ' s ability to travel across campus safely on whLX;ls, a bike seems to be the next best option to w;ilking. Usirig plastic bags to protect seats in adverse weather conciitions, students have discovered the best - and cheapest - way to have a bike on campus and kc ;p it in gtxxd condititm. Mmy, of course, also find Meijer ' s low prices on bikes enticing enough to purchase a ride for their four years in die Bend. With the schcTol offering to hold your bike in the stadium during the sub-zero weather in the winter, m;ui - students reap the benefits of having a bike during the fall ;uid spring at Notre D;ime. For off- campus students especially, bikes are useful not only for those who live in houses close to campus, but also for who want to shorten their ffip from the parking lot to DeBartolo each morning. Odier popular meditxls of transportation include skateboards, scooters, or even golf c;irts for those wlu) have suffered rcxent injuries. Many students volunteer to drive students to their classes on golf carts tt) make it possible to get to class on time despite injury. With so many ways to get around c;impus, it ' s no wonder the sidewalks seem so crowdc l at times. BY betUPAH LYHa4 md 6iJamm n N |cCj ' f i ai Marching is another piipular way of getting across campus; however, thi!. seenvs to he reserved pnmanh ' for the Insh Guard and hand. P iot() hyjamy QmruJs Campue Life jgS S J the Night Away 3 Dorm dances have been a central part of the Notre Dame experience for students for many years. Dances were traditionally known on campus as SYRs, when a student ' s rcwmmate would arrange a date for him or her. Usually held within each dorm, dances were turned into all-day activities that made the experience that much more exciting for students — and their dates. Although they iire no longer held in the domis, the dances still provide a good time for studaiLs and dictate how their day will be spent preparing. One Morrissey student says, " Freshman year I had to wake up in tlic morning to help decorate our section for our dance that evening. We had decided to decorate our hall like a rropic;il isiimd, but the overall theme for the domi w;is ' Christmas aroimd the World, ' with each section being decorated like a different geographic kxation. Older students woke up and helped us decorate later in the afternoon. Once we were done we headed outside for some lunch. Our rcct( )r iiad decided to hold a pig roast for the residents of Morrissey and our dates, which were usualK- found tiirough the ' Dtig Btvik. ' There were stime good games on television that day so it worked out well to be able to ha e a little barbecue aiul watch sfxjrts uith even ' one in the donn. " Odu ' t than selecting a theme, one of the most importimt ;uui traditional parts of tlonii diinces is buying a gift. " I iiailn ' i Kuight an SYR gift yet sti 1 had to head out to Jo that where ever ' one usually goes . . . Meijer. Not wanting to put ttxi much thought into it, 1 i ought a board game for my date and headed back to the dorm to get ready. After getting dressed for the diuice we headed out to pick up our dates and bring them back do the donn for the dance. We all iiad a great time, ;Jthough the DJ they had hired could ha c been better. ' Living on a Prayer ' gets prettv ' old the third time around. " TTic pre-dance routine can be slightly more extensive for giris. Two seniors reminisce aKiut their days at Farley SYRs. " ' e would start the day uith a trip to Meijer or to the mall to pick up last-minute gifts and accessories for our last-minute dates. L ' nless we were really running late, this uas no grab-and-go mission. Our goal was to find the coolest and quirkiest gift possible for the leiist iimount of mone -. " Certainly, in;mv unusual S ' R gifts have beai givai throLigliout donn histor ' , ranging from bonsai trees to stuffed horses to honiemado ccx)kies. The F;irley girls continue, " Some girls went for hair appointments, while others just lined up waiting for showers in the donn. We made sure to hit the dining hall and lo-ad up on pasta. After dinner, the fashion shows would begin in roonis and hallways as girls raced through the dorm borrowing dresses, shoes, and jevvelrv. We would nish through last minute things like nail polish and finishing touches on hair ;ind makeup as dates begmi kncxking on dcxirs throughout the dorm, having totally overestimated liow long it would take us. " All of the preparation put in not only by studaiLs and their dates, but also by RA. ' s and d;ince ccmimissioners becomes apparent once students leave die dorms iind head out to their dance locations. Some d;inces are within waking distiutce, such as those in the Dome or in the LiFortune Bailnxim, while students must Kiard buses to head to sites such as Beacon Bowl and the College Ftxitball Hail of j-aine. Despite the new d;ince regulations and rules that the a(.lministration has enactal over the years, the SYR will long remiiin a wonderful Notre Dame tradition. Diimi dances are a very pmiular event, making a Mjtre Dame weekend even miire e.xdting for student ' ; Phm H Mairin Anuiti S e Y E RtUPAM LytJcU m Pltih Vancee ;i® ' : 5tudaits often Jecomtc the entire domi pnor to a Jonn dance, nalang it an all-day dorm unit ' event. PImo h Bilh Lhllighcr Tlienicd dances and parties are very [xipular on canipus, seen here at a Kung-Fu themed dance. Phoui hi Mamn Atmito fctudents nomially dress in ditfcrait castumes - tor some domi dances. Here, Isaac Rui: of Holy Cross shoxR off his f anc - cow ccxsmme dur- ing a dance in October. P iolo fiy Billy Gallaglicr Mike Tenn int, Bridget Veilime -er, ;uid Paul Joice pose for a picture in the Dome during a Hariey H;J1 dance in December. P ioto courtesy o Bridge! Wi mieyer Campue Life ■ sa i r K : rj - ' . ■ ' c %xM M:inv sriidcnts flock to Rolls ,md the Rock for (, ' ;inK ol pick-up haskctMI. With 111)1 tnimgh ;m und Id stiirt a game, practicing technique is alwa the next best o|itic)n. lluiui In Caroh n McGrady Woriin Out Diiiul ImtKill is a i i(iular actiMt ' for iiiiiny Notre LXiine siiijents. Here, a g;ime is playal iLsing the lull-si:e Stqiiui field ' ' . 1% III • h My Cttlkislurr [lo Rjick i.s .1 imixilar place lur stuilcnts to «irk mil due to its coiivaiient location, bits could v-,itcli telcNnsion or rvad lor class Kile i;cttint; in ;ui attcnuxm m rkoiit. I ' iiiKj ' v C ;mih7i MiliTiiih ciiilvrs of the Notre Dame community ' find tlie paths aaiund the lakes to Ix " a [vacetul ace to run. Tliese t vxi girls get in lui altenioon jig iittcT a tlay of classes. f ' uilo rv Anya Hei-sii viKer ' -y ii PUWIIDIKI III Somd Iron Anvciiie wild has waitixl in line to register fur a fimes,s class, arri ' al at the f, ' in niily tti cncoiintcr .111 hiuii-liiii).; wail fur an elliptical nr stepper, nr encinintered scores of friaids along the lake paths iliirinfi a run can attest to the tact that Notre name students take their workouts seriously. Tlie majority of Nil) students were varsity athletes in liigh .schtxil, and thc arrive at .sch(X)l an, ious to stay in peak condition or improve their fitness. Other students begin working out on a regular basis for the first time in college due to the e;isy accessibility of the gym and the dreaded [X)ssibiliry of gaiiiing the " FreslniiLUi 15. " Friends often embark on training regimens together. .Always having a spotter available ;ind hearing another person ' s motivation to get moving helps to keep gyms at the RcKk ;md Rolfs full. Senior Lee Gettler says, " The good thing about H itre Dame students is that most of them v ere fairly athletic at some |ioint in their pasts and thus have some sense of what they ;ire doing in the g ni. Nothing is worse than petiple taking up gym space while accomplishing virtually nothing. " While some chcxise the air-condirioned ax)lness of the builduigs, many other students opt to rollerblade, run around the lakes, or play basketball on outdcxjr courts. As the wetither turns cooler in late fall, the Rcx:k iind Rolfs inevitably fill to capacity. Students will wait patiently for their allottal time on the cardio machines or for a spot in a pick-up basketball game. " I think the gyms should definitely get more cardio eciuipment like treadniills because, between the Rock and Rolfs, they only have about ten total. They are always full, especially during the winter, " says senior Kathleen Curley. Despite the frantic pace inside the buildings, Notre Dame offers its students excellent facilities on bc th ends of campus. With the Rock at one end of South Quad and Rolfs serving North Quad students, lui one had to travel far for their exercise. Their accommodating, late-night hours are tailored to fit students ' busy schtxiules. For twenty-four hour fitness, many donns even have workout equipment in their basements. From the pixil aid the indixir track to the weight rtwm and the climbing wall, any student can find somethiiig to suit their fitness needs. Rolfs features billboards with health rips and workout suggestions to motivate exercisers. Classes are also offered, stmie providing a general cardio workoi-it ami others focused specifically on toning amis or abs. Wliether a student is practicing year-round for Btxjkstore Basketball iv just rr ing to acliieve a toned body for spring brccik, they can be sure that the gyms on campus can help them reach their goals. ' BY iUA J I c oU ;uL The rnany sand volleyball courts on campus provide an opportu- niti ' for students to arrange pick-up games. Some lit court.s allow games to go on long into the night. P k ! lyy My iiciUaghfr Campus Life etvl Around (tampus Many of us have attended Catholic schools at some point in our lives, where we have been forced to wear uniforms and some have even grown accustomed to them. This tradition has been carried over to how the student body dresses at Notre Dame; there ' s obviously no official uniform, but the students here can be seen dressing up in different uniforms for various events and occasions, from football games and dorm dances to just dressing for class every day. While there is definitely some variatiai in everyday dress among the students here, there are some very popular styles that can always be seen around Ciimpus. Piilo shirts (both the brand and the style), khakis or jeans, and flip-flops are classic styles for hodi guys and girls, until it gets tcx) cold to go outside without a winter coat, hat, scarf and gloves, which are all that can be seen on students during the colder months. Dorm t-sliirts and Notre Dame hcxxied sweatshirts and sweatpants from the bookstore are also very noticeable around canpus. These become increasingly more popular during midtenn and finals weeks, when students spend more rime studying and less rime getting dressed. Outside of normal class atrire, there are plenty of events which require more specific kinds of uniforms throughout the year, one of die biggest being home football games. The uniform for a home football game consists of the color green; in its basic h )nn , this green comes in the fonn of " The Shirt " of that parricular year , but lots of students bnmch out with other green items of clothing to make up the " Sea of Green " . The pep rallies before every home game are another instance when uniforms ctui he seen in the t-shirts that the students in each donn wear in order to stand out as a group and to get pumped up for the gmne. Dimi dances, especially SYR ' s, are an txrcasion when all of the students in a dorm get dressed up together to fit the theme of the d;ince. Popular themes include Hawaiian and various decades, such as 70 ' s disco or the 80 ' s. Donn dmices give students a chiince to have fun dressing up in the most outragaius outfits they c;in find. Radier than being a burden or a hassle, as most students would consider their grade school or high school uniforms to be, the unifonns seai around Notre Dame come about as a result of die unity of the student body. They represent the togetherness and bond that students have with each other here, whether in their dorms widi dieir riiommates and friends, or with the enrire student Kxl ' in the student secritm of the football stadium. Students are proud to wear their Notre Dame uniforms. B Y AHHIU. Rz ' lJE.i) Ijgy ll Notre Dame Styb 5aiior RA ' s Kane Pohoiek and Matthew Patriciski uxirl; at a McUlirai SYR. l ,uices are popular occasicms f ir stiidait.s to dress up according to rariou-s themes. PImo amnesy of Kaiic Pci uifefe Rohli Huivlxin, ,1 Fisher H; ll rcMiluit, and Maureen Iramaclie friim Lydiis Hall pcise l(ir a iniick picriire to show M tlicir tunKill t;ame apparel. I ' uiiii Aii (i lersiiJvrger rreshineii Jiide Miller ;ind Lou Graliam of Alumni Hall make the Stiinford |Tep rally a preppy evait with hutton-douii shirts and " popped " collars. Phoio fry Aim Hers iiierger - aW Con MtDcN-itt .uid Julia Vogelheim show their support of breast cancer research by sporting colorful shirts and the cla«ic pink nhKtn. P itiio bi Wiinm Witnier These students cliiss in normal attire seen around aimpus. polo shirts to Norte D;uiie sweatshirts, students usually wear what is comfortable and stylish. I ' ioIo M ' Wliirw Vl ' itHier H» , ;v 3 + " ' »- " Campus Life t ' The men ' s water polo club prepares for a match in November. The team received a bid to die CWPA national championships. Plww by Aina Herdiherger t riximball is a very popular intramural sport at Notre Dame in which students participate in Midnight Olympics as well as a full league in the fall. rhiU) by ally Gallaglm J The mai ' s interhall Kothill chiimpiiinsliip c;ime down to Ketiiiui ;ind Knott. Keoian won the champioaship by a finiil score of 20-1 9 in overtime. P ioto (xnmesy of li a CHyscrver Mnnlvrs of the Off-Gunpus wtimen ' s interh;ill fliig fcKit- hill tcim run off the field after a play. The team never wm a giimc in die 2004 saison but still had a lot of fun. Ifinto awncs) of Bridget ' ehiuryer off Cawnpu F +V,al Teavn Intramural Sports KPH JioTravnural Sports Ranked first in the 2005 Princeton Review fur its participatidn in intramural sports and lourtli in the " Jcx:k Schcxjls " category, Notre Dame certainly has an athletic and competitive student Ixxly. Anyone who has waited in line to register a QvRec team at Rolfs or who has read an entire " Irish Insider " in the Ohser ' er dedicated to the Interhall Foothdl championships can surely attest to this fact. After spending Saturdays cheering on the Irish in Notre Dame Stadium, students reunite around smaller fields near Stcpan Cinter and McGlinn to support the ir smaller domi communiries on Sundays. Practices and additional games on weeknights prepare the players for big games and the battle for playoff spots. While the men are outfitted in full pads and jerseys, the women don matching shirts and flags for their games. Ri -alries, howex ' er, are fierce in both the men ' s ;ind the women ' s leagues. This year, Keenan and Walsh triumphed over Knott and Cavanaugh for the men ' s and women ' s championships. Played in the stadium, tliis final game is the culmination of a challenging season of practices. In front of a large crowd of fans, Keenan defeated Knott 20-19 in iwertime, while Walsh beat Cavanaugh 20-7. Although dorm football games receive the most publicity, a wide variety of Lather sports are popular among Notre Dame ' s student body, the vast majority of whom played a varsity sport in high school. With options ranging from cross- country and basketball to softball and horseshoes, opportunities abound for dorm mates to come together and achieve a common goal. Even off-canipus students keep the interhall tradition alive. A spirited group of female seniors from various dorms pulled together an Off -Campus football team, showing their dedication to working hard and having fun on the field against their former halls. In addition to interhall sports between dorms, Co-Rec sports are offered through Rolfs. These co-ed activities provide another venue for students to participate in competitive athletics, stay in shape, and bond with friends, professors, rectors, and anyone with a Notre Dame ID card. Becoining part of creatively-named teams, the men and women of Notre Dame are able to play the sports they loved in high school and are given the opportunity to try new and unfamiliar ones. The most popular of these Co-Rec sports is arguably hroomball, a game played on the ice during November and December. Leagues fill quickly, and the fight to make the playoffs is intense. Other popular sports include soccer and basketball, while lesser-known ones such as inner tube water polo retain a dedicated following year after year. Co-Rec sports not only offer teams a chance to hone dieir skills together but also to win the coveted RecSports Champion tee-shirt at the end of the season. With a multitude of options available for students who don ' t wmit their athletic , competitive, and team iriented goals to fade av ay after high school, Notre Dame certainly proves itself worthy of its 1 status as an intramural-crared university. e-Y -tmAHUari c( o QJL. rntcrhall football is known throughout the country- as the only non-v;ir- sitv full-tackle collegiate football league. The rivalries between men ' s dtirms tnake games even more exciting. P ioio Itj Biiy Gallagher t Campue life ■ ss UISi p«.l» Coach ' illingham played a crucial role at pep rallies in motivacing not only his players but also the students and tans that attended. Photo by Carolyn McOrady Bring the Noise Most pieople whci have visital South Bend for a Notre Dame football weekend agree that there are few, if any, places as full of life and excitement. For those who cannot attend, the game is broadcast on Saturdays and people from all over the nation can cheer on the Irish. However, to get the full experience, the Joyce Center on Friday night is a must stop for tmy Notre Dame fan. Students, ftms, players, and coaches join together in the cheers, songs, and speeches that comprise a Notre Dame Pep Rally. Though all are cheering for the same cause, piep rallies are also a time for each individual dorm to stand out in its own way. The student side of the crowd, which stands throughout the nJly, is a collection of visually distinct groups. Whether it ' s matching t-shirts, goofy visors that look like duck bills, a set of horns, or green togas, each hall creates a way to stiind out and distinguish itself. The dorms each use their own cheers and moves to add to the noise and energy in the arena. Every h;ill gets a turn in tiie spotlight vshen the ' are allowed to host a rally and take the flcxir seats putting them right in front of all the action. Though the cheering students are a big part of the fun, several groups add entertainment for everyone to enpy. Tlic Pom Stjuad, cheerleaders, and marching band always attend to pump up the crowd mid prepare them for the excitement of the Notre Dame football weekend. With r ular tunes such as the Viciorv March, Rakes, and the 1812 Overture, the band initiates a lot of the dances and cheers that are heard throughout the arena. In the usual Notre Dmie tradition, the huul ends with the Alvui Mater that turns the crowd into one united, swaying body. Ever ' school has pep rallies to pump up their fans ;ind teams. Rut not all schools have famous, distinguished guests at almost every one. Regis Philbin, Hank Atiron, Dick Vitale, ;mi.l Qirson Daly are just a few celebrity speakers who have made the trip to South Bend to share some encouraging words and cheer on the Irish. Some ot these speakers have direct connections unth the University, hut many just share a respect ;ind excitement for the schexJ and the team. The fcxithail players get a clear view from the Joyce CJcntcr flixir of the support and rcspcx:t their fai s have for them and the program. The players and head coaches come in to the sound of the Victory March and the cheers of thousands as they watch from cmter stage. Head Qiach T Tone Willingham always ended the event with some words alxiut the upcoming game an l tiic imiMrt;mce of the cnmvl. At Notre Dame, fcxitball weekends are a rime of excitement and celebration. During the rallies, the players are joined l y their lellow students, teachers, coaches, families, antl fans to mori ate the team in preparation for the upa)ming game. Y ICATULttM Pal£.y Fep KdWee 1 c show ' s are usually perfomitJ pnoT to the Kind conuiig exit to keep the crowd enten;iiiievi and on their feet. Here, the swing club perfomis before the Purdue pep ralK ' . P ii III ■ K Brniiiiii L lc l 5udent hosts Beth Duran and Matt Kinsella begin each pep rally with sonic motivating words ;ind introductions of student entertainers and the Alumni Association ' s Chuck Lennon. P ioio by BratiLm Lynch The pep rally pnor to the Purdue game highlights basetoll great Hank Aarcn ;is a guest speaker. Nt tre Dame pep rallies frequently hold motivating speeches from celebrities. P ioto by Brerulaii L 7ic i One of the most exciting aspects of the [vp rallies is seeing the cheerleaders lead tlic Insh Guard and Marching Band onto the court. Here, the squad ftriomis one i f their many stunts before the St;mford pep rally. Phnto by Anya Hers ihetger Campue Ufe MSEi 1 TFie ne« ' cciastructicTi in campus caused scmie priWLiiis for stuJcnts, includ- ing cliKing smic freciuciitly traveled sidew- Jks. Plum fry Bdly dciliigjun m SISM Hew ConetwcX ' lon TFic Jordan I l.ill ot S.iL-ncc IS Kx.itixl jirsl of I Juiiiivr ;uid will Krcadv ilic si;c of die sciciicc dcparl incut. P u)lo ly fiih ' LiillogliCT me Gugliolnunii Himilv Atlilotics Cbilcr will xpiuxl ilic athU ' iic tacihtics im campus tor tudait aililoics, priAuliiit; i.Ti-Ucr space tiir tniiii- iTg, s(Xirts iiKxIicinc. ,uij cmiilitmiiiiig. 1% ' inhmiyUilLiglier Wasp ;uul the Niitie Diuiie Fist Office mineil imn the newly cavsmicteii Hammes loHlirav Hall in |anuar -, kxratcxl near tile Stepan ' enter. ' i,iii. n ' i KUi l i,i; u. ' r " r Uof. »ot Ci lastrucrion caused seime proNems cm campas, in- cluding some not-stvattractive sights for visitors. PItoto by Bdly Uallaglurr Additions The welding of steel, cranes swinging Dverhead, sciittolding and caution tape . . . after three years, the sights ;uid sounds of new construction on c;inipus hardly seemed to fa:e students; hut they were tlaily reminders of the university ' s state of growdi. Wliile students and professors continued to expand their knowledge in academic endeavors, the administration, representatives of the Board cil Trusiee.s, the Office of the University Architect, contractors, and construction teams were working towards a different type ot exprnision: planning and building the future campus of the l ' niversit ' of Notre Dame. DecemlxT of 2004 saw the completion of the new Hammes Mowbray Hall at the north end of CiUiipus. The new facility included specialized spaces for Notre Dame Security Police, as well ;is a Post Office facility complete with large workplaces and k)bbies, and support spaces for sorting mail. In addition to the completion of the Securit ' and Post Office Building, there were numerous other construction projects under way. In a joint effort between the Indiana LJniversity Medical Schtxil and the University of Notre Dame, construction on the Ernestine Raclin and O.C. Gmiiichael Jr. Center for Medical Education was begun just south of campus on Angela Boulevard. Tliis building will be the new home for the South Bend Center for Medical Education ;ind Notre Dame ' s W.M. Keck Center for Transgene Research. The building will mclude a 250 seat auditorium, classrcK:)ms, lounges, and laboratories. By far, the largest academic project was the 201,782 square fcxit Jordan Hall cif Science on juniper Road. This new science building promised to be an improvement on the existing facilities, as well as add functional space that would allow the expansion of the departments. TTie program incluciai new Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, and Physics lab spaces, a 250-seat lecture hall, a multi-visualization room, an observatory, herbarium, and greenhouse. Its completion is planned for the fall of 2006. Tlie luiiversity was also looking to improve its facilities for varsity athletes with the construction of the Guglielmino Family Athletics Center. This addition to Loftus Athletic Center included sptwts medicine facilities, equipmait storage, and team meeting spaces. However, the true gem of the building was the 25,000 square ftxit stateof-the-art strength and conditioning center, a welcome advancement for the varsit ' athletes. Each of these projects was a part of the University ' of Notre Dame Campus Plan, which was instituted as a long-tenn design proposal three years ago. Tlie plan embodies several objectives including avoiding sprawl and maintaining a pedestrian en ironment, preserving the liistoric center of campus, ensuring a greeiibelt of natural space, and strengthening the primary approaches. Specific building projects that are planned include the closure of Juniper Road and the extension of the campus limit to Ivy Road, the incorporation of iiew gates on Notre Danie Avenue at the crossings of Angela Boulevard and Holy Cross Drive, a major extension to the Law Schtxil, the completion of Debartolo Quad, a new Notre Diime Inn, pLms tor three new residence halls, iuid a mixed use neighborhocxi Village development just soudi of campus on Angela. While these changes may alter the campus in unexpected ways, the Notre Dame community can rest easy knowing that the University has carefully planned to protect the integrit ' and beaut ' of the existing campus while accommcxlaring for its growth in a m;inner that will enhance the campus that is already so well known and loved. Et N lcam ( LIaea Campus Ufa The Beauty of Caihpus From the first time you arrive on Notre Dame ' s campus, you do not necessarily think about the distinguished academics, the spirited student body, or even the storied football program. Although all of those aspects of Notre Dame are ever-present, when you first step foot on campus, the first thought that comes to mind is how beautiful it is. From the magnificent stretches of South Quad to the wooded area of (Jod Quad, Notre Dame is in the running for the most beautiful campus in the world. Even diough the landscape is breathtaking, Notre Dame would not be what it is if it weren ' t for the people in ' olved in making the school such a great place. Whether students are walking to class in DeBartolo or taking a leisurely hike around the lakes, die beauty of c;impus is enhanced when you see a friendly face. In the earl - morning when the sun is rising above the buildings, it is easy to notice how l-ieauriful everything is. In addition, it ' s easy to become caught up in the spirit of football weekends and the campus ' gorgeous surroundings. The beauty of this campus is prevalent through any situation. NMiile heading to class, a leaf ma ' drift into ' our path as you w;dk lx;neatii the canopy of trees (in K4ain Quad, mid, just for a second, ' ou Icxik up into the trees tind see the myriad of colors that has burst into the foliage. The Grotto is knoun for tlic beauty it brings to campus as a guiding light by the lakes and home to many prayers, es[-iecially during exam week and fixitball weekaids. Wliai you ' re walking back ti) your domi at midnight, it ' s easy to catch the beams shooting off of the golden dome, guiding you hack and making you feel safe. Even on a fixitliail weekend, when students and fans alike are cheering on the Insh, tiiere ' s notlimg like the first time you wiJk into Notre Dame Stadium; it simply takes your breath away, imd then you proceed to cheer the Irish on to icton ' . As niiuiy studaits on campus can recite from the mo ic Ki(J;v, " This is the most beautiful sight these eyes have ever seen. " In an - of these cases, the golden dome may just catch your e ' e as it pecks through the foliage, ;uid it just feels like home, because " We are ND. " Quite simply, there is no place like Notre Dame, whether it ' s the campus itself or the paiple who bnng life to it. The view of Notre Dame Stadium from under " Touchdown Je u.s " reminds students of the glor - and tradition present on campus. Photo fry HHy Gallagher drr Ejzjm Cu c i g isrsM Tlic c!auty of Camjpue The area around GcxJ Quad ttith the Ba- silic), the Main BuiUing. and Washingtui Hall is line (if the most picturesque on campus. Photo by Brendan Lynch 9-- V , t - Fall brings not only football to campus but also the changing color of leaves. Despite the be;iut ' the ' bring to campus, it reminds students of the winter season that is scxm approaching. P ioto by Brcridun LytuJi ouchdowTi Jesus tin the front ot the Hesburgh Libran ' can be seen from .ill over aimpus, including the inside of the stadium. Phitti by ESIlv Galiagher An ' one who has the privilege of visiting ihe beautiful campus of Notre Dame will know the ' have arrived when the - see the sun gleaming off the signature s Tnbol of campus - the golden IXime. P ioK) (tv Billy (JaUagher vFj j I Campus Life Sacasa, Mona Lisa Del- laVolpe, and Dan Wieser visit Stildier Field in Chicago during a trip. The Windy Cit - is a popular place tor students to go on the weekend. Phntn by Uz ArruMy 5eniot5 Joe Pomerenke, Chris Goettl, and Bill Parke; pose (oT a picture after the Chicago Marathon. Running was a com- mon hobh ' for many students. P ujto by Liz Amildy cUc ' " V ara ' " Clnirc Fadel, Beth Dur;in, Erin Ev- aiv-, and l ,mielle Da T5 pose in front of Oprah ' s studio at 5A before a taping of the talk show. P ioto aruncsy nf C ' hire FikU 5tudents take a trip to Six Flags to discover the fun that ainase- ment parks offer during the some- times Ixiring or reduniinl South Reiul weekends. P u 11 1 hy ally duUi lu.■r e ' .x F «5 6«- « ' ' - ' ■ ' ' Of f -Campus Activitiee Activities Althdugh most students wouLln ' t trade attending Notre Dame for ;uiy other college experience, there comes, at some point in their four years, iin incvitaWe complaint alxnit the lack ot options immediately off-c;mipus. South Bend may not Ix ' the most easily accessible, student-friendly, or exciting collie town, but it still otters a plethora ot entertaining offompus activities. Movies theaters and bowling alleys are popular choices for students looking for a way to pass their time. Beactin Bowl near the airport and Strikes and Spares on Houglas Road oftm offer gtxx.1 deals ;md provide students with ;in opportunity ti) take part in one of the tew athletic acrivities that cimnot be done on campus. It ' s difficult not to encounter friends or other Notre Dame students at the movie theaters, especially on opening days of big films. The less expensive matinee shows are a fun way t(3 spend a homework -free afternoon. For dining out, most students head immediately to the Grape Road ;uui Main Street area. With most of the popular chain restaurants having branches on one of the streets, plenty of options abound for students who need a break from the dining halls. Because of the large number of restaurants, Domers won ' t have to wm long for a table anywhere — unless it ' s a football weekend! Qoser to campus, places like Lula ' s Cafe offer great salads, sandwiches, and coffee in a tun environment. Lula ' s, in addition to places like Panera, Banies and Noble, ;md B(_ rders, are also popular saidy spots for students who are ready for a break trom the library. Downtown South Bend is home to the Morris Performing Arts Center and a variety of restaurants. To mix up their routine and try something other than heading to Grape Road, students can sample fudges and sundaes at the South Bend Chocolate Cafe, enjoy an Italian dinner at The Vine, or splurge for a goumiet meal at Tippecanoe. The College Football Hall of Fame is an interesting ;ind informative way to spend an afternoon. Some adventurous Domers take a more unconventional route and chcxise activities such as white-water canoeing, an activity which many students do not even know is available downtown. The South Bend Silverhawks are also a fun treat, especially on " Dollar Mondays " when admission and hot dogs are only one dollar each. Many students also drive or hop on board the South Shore Railroad to travel the nitiery miles to Chicago on weekends to enjoy concerts, shows, and a new batch of restaurants. Shopping in a big city promises a wider selection of stores than the University Park Mall can offer. Thcise lucky enough to score Cubs tickets can catch a game at Wrigley Field. Many student clubs offer bus trips to Chicago to see exhibits or events that pertain to their interests. Students will often travel several hours to nearby towns and states to catch their favorite bands in concert. With several colleges and concert venues close by in Indiana, Micliigan, and Illinois, students can explore a new state, take part in a fun road trip, and see bands and artists diat aren ' t visiting South Bend. Students lucky enough to have a car — or a friend with a car — can take their pick from this diverse list of activities for a quick break trom campus life. Et 6;jamn m cC[0t QJL. KMie rXllon skies down the slofTes in Breckenridge, Colo- rado. Miiny students used ttieir free dme and breaks to enjo ' outdoor activities. Photo by Katk Fiirrda Camjfue Life Pre Gawie. Festivities Although the gold helmets don ' t emerge onto the field until Saturday afternoon, those who travel from near and far to cheer on die Irish begin their game traditions Iraig before Idckoff. For many smdents, football weekend celebrations b in the instant their Friday classes aid. Enthusiastic alumni often b in just as early, tailgating outside the Joyce Center before and after pep rallies on Fridays. The true pre-game fun, however, b ins bright iind eariy on Saturday morning. The Notre Dame Band serves as lui ; lanii ckx;k for sleeping suidents as it marches across campus playing its traditional songs. Once awake and clad in their green " We are ND " shirts, students enter a quad teeming with parents, alumni, ;ind f;ins. Tliose who linger in the domi often meet former residents who once lived in their rix)ms. Tliroughout c;unpus, past tind future generations of Domers mingle. Alumni marvel at the new construction on campus, and children dressed in jerseys dream of playing football for the Irish. The smell of burgers and hot dogs pervades the air as suidents behind concession stands attempt to raise mone ' for their organisations. Outside Zahm Hall, boys in pastels, plaids, and knickerbockers play crcxjuet as confused onlookers stare in amazement. The Grotto glows with the light of candles and the anmh of its visitors. With each passing game, diose on the quad add layer after layer of sweatshirts and jackets, trnd the leaves on the trees transfomi from green to vibrant orange before falling to the ground. Despite all of the anticipation ;ind merriment outside on the quad, cK ually exciting events cxcur indtxirs. The Qillege of Arts and Letters offers tin dtemative game pl;ui for football mornings with its Saturday Scholar Series. Topics range from chiklren and marital conflict to T u; Dci ' ma i ' jide, uith each panel featuring several professors lecturing tmd leading discussion. While many fans attend diese discussions, others head directly to the bookstore and its long lines. Others fomi a different line, ji lining the crowds of people outlining the path the band and checde-aders follow to the stadium after a concert on tlie Bond HtJl steps. Even v ith all of these options available, tailgating still reigns as the mtvst popular Siiturday moniing e ' cnt. Studenls, alumni, ;ind f;ms take over every available parking lot, set up their grills, stock their coolers, hang their idenrifying flags, ;uid blast their music. RV ' s, limos, SUX ' s, and aparnnent.s all welcome anyone sporting Irish gear. Old friends are ,gi ai the chance to reunite and relive their colle. e diiys, and current students create the memories that will draw them hack to Notre L " )ame long into the future. Sciiior Kaiilin Rei.lding says she was not able to ttvilgate last year. As a junior tuitball manager, she necdcxl to Ix at the stadium at eight o ' ckick on game mornings. Tliis vear, however, she aijoys starting her tailgates eciually early at Turtle Oeek. " It ' s great being outside luid ha ing fun with my friends before games, " she says. Regardless of the weather or op|- oiient, Notre Dame t;ins can runi one tixuball game into an enrire fcKitball weekenid. Fans c;uinot f;ul to lind an activity ' — or an alumnus dressed as a leprechaun — when experiencing pre-game fesriviries Irish-style. Flags are traditionally used both in celebration of the Irish and as markers for eager tailgaters to locate among thousands of e. cited fans. Phi)to hi Carolwji McGrad E Y i»UAMH N Mct NlCLC. Fre-Game Fun Biigpipers au : sn Wore even ht iiK ' game phning in the middle of South Quad anxmg cheenno fans ;uid quick g-iUTies of fixuKJI. Photo by A ya Hersl xrger Brendan Lynch and Sliannon McGonigle are seen here at a tailgate near Legends. Many students and :Jumni found the stadium lot near the c;tmpus bar to be a popular place on Saturdays. P ioto courteyy uf Shannon McGonigle Residents ol Ho«-.ird H.JI Kirheque on Soutli Quad to raise money for their dorm. Many ■itudents used antics, jokes, or bullhorns to lure t;ins over to their concession stands. P iolo by Kalrina StrwMky The hand perfomiance on the steps of Bond Hidl is a frequent stop for many Irish fans pnor to the start of the game, when the band will later run onto the field and play a pre-game sh( iw. PhiUi try Aiiju HersiiK ' rgeT Campus Life F Ov( avi zat one J Le acA Y Ca : re.ra CanipuS Life Council Riw( K ' :l-t.JimU«is.Br(.iln.!jcTi ' iiicMaLT,aiiid;KC »(.-irs «i, Aiiun Isn-jn, Sr. t LVaifdiiijh Rcw Tw» : Diliaii Hermuiju, Ivicli Williaia . . m I ' iitli.JimmvRahcrri-, KarLi Ml, li«r R nidill, Mci; Siiiirli, Fr. DiMc, Alex Fraich A ' KiMii, Qisov McG)rmick I Student Senate Re w Q c; Agus CMlnuirmi, Mike McGinlcy, Jordiui Bongiovanni, SIk ' IJi«i IXjti?., Kik Bchic! Rmv T hi: Mcfran t l n:iv-ui, Julie Pijirce. BcrJi Marchal, Gisoy i!Cuit(«i, Li: Kinlow. Li:ci Siajiivll, Ryan Biciiiiiin, ICuic ni le Row Tliav; Jush Piisqucsi, Li: |j(«, Ste ' c Girt«Tiuhi. Mcv; Snirli Ruw Fixir: Jdf Mullin. trik Powers. Alex FrotKli, M;mc Vcr -aeko. Sec( ' h;um ' Pdlijjra, Atlini ktv«ui, Karia Bell, Brad Tucker. BreiiJan .VlcH ugh. Qiris Hiirris, Janvs Ldto. Patricia Thoireis. SnjJ PamJ -a, Nick GJeniaii, Vipy Rainanan 1 f ' tiiJfjnt- (?ovarnm i rt Tfif ( iimpus Lile Cinincil i conii is . l anous tiiminittivs which lix;a m studait hie. Ilie Cinmeil is coiiipnsed ot Lx)th studems id Mall. ' mill lr lilly Vtillai lier They talked the t;Jk, imd more importandy, they walked the walk. We have seal the results, and it is fitting and proper to say that the student government of diis schtxil year has shown quite clearly why we initialK selected them to represent us. Tliex ' exist as ;m org;mi;ation to implemait change based on the needs and wants of the student Within just the first four months of this schcxJ year, we were presented with yet another new service for our convenience. For $2.99 a night, students are now able to rent DVDs from LiFortune ' s Huddle Mart. Tliis collecrion consists of over 300 DVDs and was cunningly placed in the ver ' heart of the Huddle. It is iin ever growing compilation, compararivcK ' consistent with the rate at v hich Hollywcxxl releases new movies to the public. In adi.iition to new- releases like Spiderman II, the Huddle also offers a number of classics like Top I. iun and H(xisiers. In his election into office, the idea 1 it a rental service in the Huddle was n Inndamental segment of the campaiinn plarfonn of studait Kxly president Adam Istvan, antl he certainly has Jcliveral on what he had intnxluced. But student ' jovemment is not jiM aKnit creating enncing new offers. Tlii ' - year, we were also given the option ot Fair Trade coftcv, as we sav ' its addirion in the dining halls, Waddick ' s, the Gife Commons, and Starbucks. Tlie Fair Trade agreement holds tanners unll be paid sufficiently for each [ " Hiund ot coffee they sell. With ample representation from each class, and better yet, each dorm, as well as off ampus, studait government is our voice. Tliey are present in even ' aspect of student lite here on campus, as they are compriscxl of numerous tactions, including the Student Unn n Board, the Hall Presidents ' Guincil, Class Quincils, Off-Gimpus Gnincil, the Club Guirdinarion Qumcil, the Judicial Qumcil, and the Student Saiate. Tliev listen tii the studait UkK , but more im| )rt;intly, the ' understiind and continue to rally hir what we express. L_ lunlier priijocl iasti- nitckl l-iy the Student (,«i emment involved Fair Trade Ciiffce. Students cnjn ' he coffee which Ls availahle in Ilie Huddle, the dinin; ' h;Jb and many other locations throughout campus. P into (tv l atalya finre Council of Representatives Row Qte: Sujal Pandva, Milcc Marshall, Erin Mulhol- .uid, Denell S;ott , Jish Pastiuesi, JR Garcia Rc w Two: Dave McCkiwcn, Mike McGnle ' , Mtg Snutli. Kiirla Bell, Dihan Fem;uido, Andrew Ho t Row Tlirce; Matt Russo, Steve Miller, Adam Istv- in, Dave ron, Jimmy Fl.Oian Not fictured: Jordan Brnqiovanni, Qmre Fadel, Jason Uiws t m jm One ot the projects Student Government is tti rldng on is tlie DVT) Rental in The i iuddle of LiiFortune. It has been ver - popular .mx»ig students and the ' are looking to continue tlie loitals in the future. Pfnifi hi Natalya Finre President Adam Lsrian, ' ice President Karla Bell, and Secretary- Meg Smith oversee and run most of the meetings which occur in the Student Government. P ioto fry hlauilya Flore Hall President ' s Qxincil Executive Qdiinet - Row One: Luirie Mtxnv, GiH.- Mc- tG)muck, Katie Thoirii- son. Lii Giin. J.T. ,Ar«niadis, Matt Kinsella. ;irv1 Betli Dunin iturgical Chtiir Maiibers take a tour each year to -various porti(jns of the I ' Tuted States and even the iirld. Here, the Choir members perfomied St. Ignatius Church in Rome. Phiw oouriOT of Teresa i nemi er Dunne their Nearly retre;it, memh.T get to know each other outside of their normal rehearsal time. Pfioio courtesy of Teresa BloemAtr Celebration Choir Row One Kiuhy Zliu. Silly S Jvndor, Steiihanie IXx-rrics, Lisa LX ' Loruuo (A.v t Director and .Acconipaiiyist), Karen Schneider-Kincr (Director) Row Two Brian Qumis, MilliiUi Picrr ak, .Annie Liuer, Poiula l ' (.Tiiiintles, Melissa Barber, Hrin Buckley Paul V ' anLceuwcii Row Tluee Siira J:ine Houlxiy, Ellicc Ciregg, Michelle Williamson, Ksite Bobo.NjcoleCioniialwB.Matt Robim.OskarZvndal.Bcn WiLsun Baptist Collegiate Ministries Rcwf)nc;AubiwJ«mxl,R:ichelRim» .,Anne ■liinc (.Jiiuwulio. Siirah I lall Row Vwr. David Mork, PeicT Wu, Jessica Liu, Antlix-w L iui, am Kc At 10 o ' cliK ' k each itindav moniing. Liturgi cal Llmir ivrtomvs at the Ba-silica ol ihe Siicred He;in. Pfuitii courtesy itf Terevi Sinm dT OKicers o( the Uturgiail Clioir |x ii.sev.l (iir . picture during one of their nial pnicticcs ii. the new IVBimcJo l -rtomiing .Arts Cinter. Iluitd onirics ' ' ( Teresa I Ktnker 4 k. Prai-c ii T ' Urc u U V Blcev iW er Tlie N .)trc L anio Liturgic;il Qunr, directed by Dr- Gail Waltin ;ind iissisted hy Mr. Andrew McShine, sinjjs at the 10a.m. SJenin M;is.s at the Basiliai oi the Siicral The Mass is tele isal each Siinda - an the Hallmark Gible Qiminel, allowing the Qioir to extend its ministry to the rest of the nation. Tlie Qioir also perfomrs at Sunday Vespers, weddings, dedications, ordinations. Advent Lessons Carols and spc :ial LViiwrsiry liturgies such as Junior Parents Weekaid and the Baccalaureate Mass. The highlight of the Choir ' s liturgical year is Hol - Week, tor wl-uch it sings Palm Siuiday, Holy Tliur ay Tenebrae, the GlxxI Friday Celebration of the Lord ' s Passion, the Easter Vigil and Easter SunAiy Mass and Vespers. T picLilly , the Choir rings in the new year h,- emhirking on a tour to bring its ministry of music to a wider audience. In januan ' 2005, the Choir toured sunny southern California, singing in various churches around Los Angeles and San Diego. In Januan ' 2004, die Choir pertomied around the Midwest, including Chicago, Peoria and Grand Rapids. In May 2003 the Choir made its second trip to Italy, visiting multiple cities and singing at a Papal Audience. Over the course of its histors- the Choir has visited the majorit ' of the continental United States. The Liturgical Qioir perfomis a repertoire drawing on the di ' erse traditions of a cappella and accompanied sacred music from the Renaissance through the twairiedi centur -. From 1973 onward, the Choir has reached out to the Notre Dame community along with the worldwide community through its liturgy in song. This year ' s officers of the Liturgical Choir include: Teresa Bloemker (President), Eleanore Strong (Vice President), Kat - Kemnetr (Secretars ' ), Man- Elirabeth Kovacik (Treasurer), L Tin Fogart ' (Business Manager), Andy Magee and Nikkie Masciopinto (Tour Directors), Dan Rober (Alumni Relations), Mary Catherine Levri (Liturgical Gimmissioner), Qiristian Mucha (Alumni Development), and Stephen Maderak (Webmaster). Harmonia Row One Julie Alfiuio, bn I ukaimlci . Ciiriiy Huinl, Rehtcca .Ackniid KcUv Ndjtm (Qvpresident) Ruvv- Tvw) Lis.) Goepfricc. .Mdly Ritter. . slila), ' li Bsirlier, Megan 0 ' [X«uigl ue, Colleen Traeger (Qvpresident), Kristin Marcuccili i LaAlianza Row One-. Officers Javier Hemande: (Co-Vice President), Ties ' Rodriguer (QvTrKisiirer), April Garcia (Secretaiy), GilAi Hernandez (Co- Vice President). Roger Eo- milla (President) Jhoir members pause tot a picture in the ' Spanish Steps during their tour of Italy. Photo counesj oj Teresa SoctiJict Organizat one WSSl The Ntirre l ,inie Glee Qub practices even- day and performs a wide range of niu5ic. During cuncLTts, the group invited its alumni on stage to sing the Alnia Mater and Victory- March. Photo by tAdlory Brown D.iniel Stowe is with the Glee Quh for the twelfth year. The Glee Oub was me ol the first erLseniHes to perform in the new Mane P.Dehartolo Center for Performing Arts. Phoio (rv MflUorv Brown G e,e, Club MiU-s-t, o%r e, i With the opening oi tlie new Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Perfomiing Arts, the Notre Dame Glee Club is excited to help tisher in a New Era of Greatness in Song. Historic Washington Hall, u-hich the Glee Ckih has callal its home for the past eighty-eight years, will be missed in certain ways. However, the new Leighton Gincert Hall offers improvements in stmnJ quality, comfort, and capacity. Being one of the principal performers in the new building in Notre Dame ' s Decade of the Arts is tjnly fitting for the Glee Qub. Since taking over ; s Director in iy )3, L aniel C Stowe has taken the Qub to places it has never Iven, Kith musically and gaigraphically. Stowe has exp:uuled the Qiib ' s musical rqiertoire Ivyontl the already ' erse selecrioas chosen K ' fonner Directors David Clarke Iseley and Girl Stain to include Renaiss;ince vlyphony, medieval madrigals, songs by C ' la.ssical composers, African- American Spirituals, liarbershop-style songs, in addition to the tradirional folk songs and Notre Dtime songs. By increasing the variety and difficulty of the Glee (-liib ' s repertoire, Stowe has moli.lei.1 the Club iiito one ot the prevminent collegiate choral groups in the narion. In aiklition, die Glee Club h; s spread its and Notre L ime ' s fame throughout North America and the world. Tlie ( " liib tours throughout the Lhitexl States during the Fall and Spring breaks, as well as internationally bianiiualiy. Hiis Hall Break miirkal the reitim ot the C ikv ( " lub to Statcn Island, N ' , which was er - s|x :ial for all the t?Y Paul ' Sijue.ioTe. ' ey seniors who went. In the fall of 2001 , the Qub perf onned a benefit concert for the Twin Ttnvers fund on Staten Island after the evaits of 9 11. Tliis year ' s saiiors were freshmen tor that 2001 tnp and were able to revisit Cirouni.1 Zero to see the progress that htis been made in rebuilding the World Trade Center in the three years that have passed. Tlie Club also had the honor of visiring die Engine 10 Lidder 10 firehouse, which was established especially to serve the World Trade Centers, aiul is Kx:ated across the street trom Ciround Zeui. To K ' able to sing tor ;ind talk to the br.iw men who lost ti e trom their ranks on 9 1 1 was an experience unlikely to Iv forgottai by those in attendiuice. C ee Qub Row Qx-: jolm Lin . Jiiuer Hcnianik. ' :. DJ DilXtmLi, Vim Kc-imev, 1 om Schreck (IXrector) Rim Twc : Bill Riimor, Dan Ljckliiin . C i ' iin Pi)cgc. John Sic jxv-arth, Bai ErharJt , Scan Si rigy, Karl ' aK)skc 1 unnii concerts, tlie Glee Qub u; _ me ot lis nxniters ;is acaimpaniment. Junior 111 Schreck played the guitar during the Fall Kiccrt in the new Performing Arts Center. Phoio by Uilhry Brown The Undertones, an a cappella group in the Glee Qub sings ' Thriller ' . Eiric Petrucci, treshman, played the role of Michael Jackson during the Fall Concert. Photo hf Mallory Brown Tlw Officers ol tlie 2004-2005 Glcv Quh Jic: Paul Sif uciitcs (President). Ben Erkirdt ,md Kitrl Wahoske (Vice President), DJ DilXiina (PuHldty- ManiVgcr), Cole Bcirkcr (.- luiruii Rela- timv ). Gabriel Torres (Biisines.s Manager). John Siegw nh (Secretary), and Thoinas RichaaWm j (Tre v urer) Or0ar Z3it one lRi6U CUMZD Riw Oiie Jusdn Funk (Qiptain), Jului .AnJer-»«i.Mn.,ui l ln. , i ri,u Martin Row Two: Jeff .Anclersdn, Joe Hiuris, dnv, Gavsuiagh, Sean Muipliv. Kevin Qileinan. J in es Osborne Ju 7cnJNc; C MJS Jasai Quinii and Sean Rose (Cu-Presidents) Row Oie: Tony Crtfii, 1-eannc WiUirs. Annie Bnislc ' , DenL- - Riril r, Allism Ma colini), Vliilt Riiw), KaitJin OWnv, W.uJe Sample Row 1 wo: Katie McCmckin, (Jirist Hollm, linn OKtne (Adviior), Uurn Honie (TreiVHirer), Jasm Lm (Tresideni), Rill Amtnchik (Vice i ' 11 ), Mi-ROT Sptikis (Secaiiir ), Liliiui L »m. Archiia Pntel Row IViree: R -m Ricketts, f .ri aiin:is, Megan Tcitien. Nivl Ciusixi, Cite Siniuol, jiilie Ruftin, MiisKie Teske. Aly .uii»!.imier, Anthoiy Btinolaccl. Carrie Bni;li li, Mc an W ins, Mike O ' Brien m and of the Fi(3ht-in(3 • ' ei lie (.Xliccp. oi the liind ot the HiKlituiK Insh " lu- L uiiiline leads the Rmd out ol the tun t:ike care ol iinst of the evcr div f tmcrioas of | nd in ilie ND stai.liiuii. Tliev are a ke - | ari tlie uid. Tlie md ls a nustly student nin or ra- of the Rmd :ind often have adiitioiiiJ rehausals ni-;ition, from diily atteiuLince to the finances ;ind outside of the nonreil practice time in order to the soci;il I unctions. achieve perfection. Photo lriHeat) erGnllaiz PIvno by Heaihcr Gi)llaC! Till- hiUiJ [lerfiinTis ;ui lx«ir ;inJ a hall Wurc lack 11(1 HI the step ' i t ' Bi vl Hiill. Tlw play ;J1 iif the tvilttinve music ;is well .is the schixil sings and the nnxsng te-.Ws f ishi smig iis a sign iif respect to the giiists at ND. Pin IB 1 K HemJicr (JoUai; » ... Linj, ' Ivfore ftxithall graced the Ntitrc l une Ciuiipus, music w-is in the air. lass than three years after the founding (if the University the hand was created. It ha remainetl in ctmtinuous existence e er since mid is the oldest uni ersit ' Kind in the United States. Today ' s band program is made up of twv) jazz bands, tluee concert hmds, three ' ;irsit ' hinds and the w(irld renowned rruirching band. The marching band comprises the largest ensemble with more than 375 members from across America and o erseas. Less than tliree piercent of tlie band maprs ui music. The rest of the hand spans every field of stud ' . In order to join the Band of the Rghting Irish, each member must go through a rigorous audition prtxress. Potential band members arrive on campus the week before school starts to leam the style and traditions of the band. Upfierdassmen serve as the priman- instructors to new the members. The final dav of the process concludes with a fomial audition in front of all the directors before final cuts arc made. The final list for the band is posted the following morning with the first official practice of the year starting that aftenuxm. Members of the Kuid put in countless hours during the fall semester to prtxJuce a different half time show for each home game. Tlie band practices everyday and dedicates aitire fcxithall Saturdays to produce entertaining performances for faithful Irish fans in the stands. It also helps to lead the students and fans in cheers during the game. The band gets to travel to some away games and accompanies the team to bowl games as well. From the Concert on the Steps to the Hike Step to the Irish Guard to Notre Dame X ' icton ' March, the band is filled with tradition. Each section within the hand has its own traditions as well. E -erv Football Friday afternoon at 4 and just before step-off on game bv Joe. " Swe-e-toe-Y day die 1 rumix. " ts play the Ainu .Mater iind Victor ' March in the rotunda of the Dome. At midnight the night before home games the l umline can be found placing their cheers iind cadences in front of the Main Building. After the Qxicert on the Steps of Bond Hall, the Piccolos dance an the steps while the drum line performs another Drummer ' s Circle. Tliis year the University honored former Band director Joseph Casasanta with a place on its Wall of Fame. Casasanta directed the hand for 23 years and composed many of the traditional football songs associated with Notre Dame, such as " Hike, Notre Dame " and " Cbwn the Line. " He is also responsible for composing our Alma Mater, " Notre Dame, Our Mother, " which first debuted at the funeral of the great coach and band alumnus, Knute Rcxkne. Tut E AhlP FTUt ri H Ncr IrJ6U Sarah PSulson (ftejJait). Laurcii Berger (Vice President), Mallor Brown and Joe Svv«enc - (GvSecretaries). Katie EvsterK- (Tre:curor), Nicole Thaner and Stephanie Hile (Social Chairiiersai.s), Dave Coding (Parliamentarian), Katie O ' Sullivan (Head Dmrn Ma;[ r), [ jn Fecretti and Ric|| Leal (Assistant Drum .Vlajois) PhoU) bv Heather Gcikitz OrQaniza ' Uone aa PQMC DirectiJr: Dcvuii Guidura, Prixluccni: .Vlatt Ritricold mid Tom Andioriy, Stage Muiiiger: Kntriiiii Ciissctt. MiL ic ;md Tecli Directun Tom Mucchetti, C uraniTaplicr: Eiiii Por -.iniik, Ochcstra Qituiiictor: Rick ' Leal, CtBtume Design: . ' Wia Xtirie Oniz, Snmd Pesiijici " : Beth PlanaJp, Set Design: Steve Hoepliiiger 6aJ LA6TIC MA(7AZlMt K(w On:: riiil H:ill. Row Tui): Kick Ahranis, Jim R - n, QiiiMoviher Kelly, Mt5;h: n GiAVtrn, Annie Rol-myTi. Jauiifer OsterhaKO, Mike Bi rijia. Row Tlircc: Braina Mtumion, D,ina Er ;as, Katie Gile(» e, Christine LimhiUii, Alisa Finelli. Cliristopher Meskill. Marv Palailino. Row FtHit: Daric Snyder. Tekla S;iuter, Liurcn Wilaix, SanJi fturet. Row Five: tnk Powcr , Mike Hcde ' , l j id Redenbmijh. Nick Kolmiin-MareOc. David Pcx ' ll. Belli Murphy, JennitiT V;nlkins. Liiira Vlarrs. BiTiUi U«w«ry. AMML6Tir iMTtRhlATI MAL Oic Ainc Ricliiirek, aiiin: Snitlicr, Sam Semei, Stepbmie Liuct. I airlin R:lckl ll Row R ): KimcCG uiell, Istic h fx i , Kxitie-RtBe Hixivcr, (hcny jjoiij;, C« r(!c Dzurioiko, Col- loai, roiuK btraj.i, Alisui IXinleii Attineety ntemat oud ol .AinncMN l[iieniaiion; l ' s projects iii- ' iJ c l m:ikins riNxxv, to spread awareness ot liuiiiiUi fijihts violiitit is in Siklm. Tlie riNxHis wfre distrihuted on canipiis tlimughout the ye;vr. P uiUi hi Nuuilya Furrc nilvrs ol Amiiesr listen attciiti eK ' to a duriii} (.me of their mcvrings. The Center for Social Gncems played host to the group ' s meetings. PluMt h Naiiil u Fiore 1 J ' uniiir Katie O ' Gnndl a ' ic«-s the details on cne tif the club ' s plmnevi pnijects. Anincsr ' Interruitinvil » fiHiiiJoJ to r.iise .itt-.irencss iii hunvui nghts iiJatnii s thrx ughiHii the « rlJ. Phdto hy Natalya Fum; rresliiiKn Gnd ' Duffy and . hle ' Cmiceras Jiscusi iTie c( the letters written it Ivhalf i)f ixjirical prisincrs thn ugln ut the wirld. Amnesty IntematitTiiil ' s lirst c;ise in WIT. Du 1 K BiZiilvOt Hes iirj; i Cawipai i ii i jor lAiAvnax TSi UT Th e Notre Dame chapter of Amnesty- IntematiOTial was foimded in 1977 bv htotre Dame Professor and ci il rights author, Gilburt Loescher, as USA group 43 h - a small group of students concerned about the worldwide protection of human rights. X ' ' hile Amnesty- International Notre Dame cooperates with the CSC and other service groups and is involved in a number of campus- wide social action campaigns it is not technically considered a service group, but rather as a Special Interest club hy the Office of Student Activities. .Amnesty has worked on the prisoners of conscience cases in countries such as Argentina, Cameroon, Pakistan, the former Soviet Union, the former Ccechoslovalda (including writing letters on behalf of Vaclav Havel, then imprisoned), S Tia, Paraguay, Rhodesia (now Zimbabw-e) Chile and South Korea as well as some individuals detained b ' the U.S. government. In recent years, the AI group has sold fair trade chocolate from Ghana to raise funds for Liberian refugees during the political crisis in Liberia in the Spring of 2(X)3, it raised two mock " w alls " in front of both dining halls to raise awareness of Israel ' s constructicn of an Apartheid wall that was denounced b - both the UN and the U.S. government, held panels on concerns about the " War CO Terror " and the death penalty ' as well as organized movie viewings of " Dead Man Walking. " Qirrendy, Amnesty is ftxusing on the current situation of Sudanese refugees and the genocide taking place prison, there, and last semester the club set up a photo exhibit in the Great Hall of 0 ' 9iaugness - depicting the refugees and the conditions the ' face in the Sudan. AI also continues to work on the issue of the death penaltv and other issues in conjunction with the CSC in addition to other social concerns gioufK on campus. Members of Notre Dame ' s Amnesty Intematicnal chapter continue to write letters on behalf of political prisoners around the world. During Christmas the group does a holiday greeting card action sending holiday greeting cards with good wishes ci hope and comfort to political prisoners around the world. Some prisoners who have been released report that they are still opening up cards they received from just one of the years in OrQan zat or e On stage at Legends , Jared Rka , John-Michael Kirkconnell and Steve Tortorello are the focus of this skit. The group performs regularly at " The L ends of Notre Dame " on campus. Photo by Billy Ga lagfier B rutin Heinnc unlU Wh M.istcrs .uij NUkc Humor Artiste of Notre Vame .. ' V.N.IX ca- ' t. Rov ' l ic: [ m iV M-n. l:jii- _ ilv Lkirski, Bnttiiy Heinric, Boh Masters, ■ •Bnidi iii tlic impiuvisiitioiial g;uiie " Frame . ' Micen foresman, Jarcv! Ri::zi Rtnv T vx : Justin Suggestion. " Smilli, Will Sl-.iiIi, Sieve rorioreHo, Mike Bradi. ' mlo by Bili)i CSaliogher John-Mich.u ' l Kirkconnell, L ,in Young. I ' ii )ii I by miy tii tig ier Lau UiKi iT up riic 1 lunuir Vrtists irf Notre Dame (H.A.N.D.) is a talented jjroup of aniKxlians luxl actors Axlicatal to the art of niakiiij; yt ii laiiuh. HA.N.D. is o|vn to all stvidcnts who want to try their ham.! at comedy. ime memhers e ' en yo on to lxx;ome established comcxlians or ivriomi on the semi- protc sional le el. Tliouuh mainly ;in iniprDvisationa! group, thcN ' i-labhle in skit-writing while man - ot the group ' s memliers also perform in the frequent st;md-up comedy nights here at Notre Dame. With a general disregard tor [Mlitical corrcx:tness and gcxxl taste, these pioneers of wit continually raise the bar for w hat passes as a joke here at Notre Dame. TTie group has been described as " ND ' s answer to ' Whose Line is it Anyway. ' ' , " " uproariously hilarious " and " Tlie last bastion of Notre Dimie ' s sense of humor. " H.A.N.D. pulls material for its satirical style from ;ill facets of life. From parietals to pn)litics to the psychology of the human mind, nothing is safe, nothing is sacred, and anything can be amusing once it falls into the waiting and eager hands of the Humor Artists of Notre Dame. ' Tiile still a young group, H.A.N.D. is in the process of becoming a campus institution. H.A.N.D. has bi- weekly meetings where they work on improvisational techniques and ganres and also practice pre-written skits. In addition to dieir regular shows at Legends, H.A.N.D. has performed for such campus m;iinstays as the Fisher Hall Roof -Sit, the Multi-Culuiral Fmr, the Miss ND Pageant, the Saint Mary ' s Qilleg e " Spirit Week, " die South Bend Art Beat Festival, Notre Dame TV and the Gender Relations Center ' s " Tliursday Night Live. " They are the frequent guests of donn functions ;uul are always looking for a way to get out the laughs! r iPi Sigllia Alpha Brsce Gxiper (Via: President). Cjroiuie Murray (Secretary). Erin jUrquhiirt (I esidcnt), Petra D.nikova (QvTrciturer), McreJitli TliomKirijh (G -Tre;isurer) , M I Anime Qub Row One ftin Nguvcii, Jolm Espiiicsa, Matt TertEault, John Slnieider Row Two Haima Kong, Qaire Penl-! -, Wu-Ycug Chung, Nikki Huiras. Rubin Siller Til- L.isi ot H.A.N.D iLsks " HoH uiHiia Ar- nold Scliwarrenegger siy it. ' " Tlie group u-sed pop culture iffid current events as inspiration for it. ' i pcrfomunces. PIntn by Billy GaJlagher Or anizsiUone enior Meghan McCall and freshman Erin ■ " »McAdams rehearse their roles for their next competition. Photo amnesy of Vmnie Tennerdii Rovv One: Erin Bluidel, Anf;ic Forss, Cjina Teimcrelli, Etin McAdanvs Row T» -: Megliiui McCall, Carl McMichacl , Britnc ' Sajbel, Magda xurf Rinv Three; Brendan BowG jgQj jjQBggj , Nathan Mi siiicn, Aclmi Higgini, Z;ich El-Saw HocX- T ' ric l For the Notre Dame Mock Trial for comperition with other schools. Association, each academic year Under the leadership of . ' ttomey presents new opportunities to improve Rill Owvcr, the program ' s coach, and and build on an already outstanding Deiin Ava Preacher, the academic record. Throughout its history, and advisor, Notre Dame teams have particularly in recent years, the prograni achicval consistent and impressive has developed into one of the strongest results in competition. Mr. L ' Hxyer and most respected in the country. became Notre Dame ' s coach in 2000, As a competitive trial advtx;acy initiating several key impro cments in program. Mock Trial gives students the program. Team members now take the tpportuniry to gamer experience a Mtx;k Trial ckiss in wliich Mr. D -yer writing and pcTforming opening and teaches rules of evidaice and students closing statements, conducting direct [vrfomi roles mul receive suggestions and cross ex;iminations, and portraying tor inipnnemcni . Notre name ' s three witnesses. Each year, the American to lour tcaiiLs now also participate in Mock Trial AsscKiation (AMTA) scwral in itational toummnents in creates a fictional civil or criminal kx:ations such ;is Washington D.C ;tiid case, including case law, charges or Qiicago. complaints, witness affidavits, and Students ' efforts culminate in the evidentiary exhibits. Teanis from annual AMTA Regional and National hundreds of colleges around the countr ' touniamcTits, held in Ivbnian- and prepare to prcsant both sides of the case April, respectively. In two of the last Mock Trial three years, a Notre Dame team has placai first in its regional toumamcnt. In last year ' s Regional tournament, Notre Dame ' s four tean s compnsed the top four fiiiishcrs in the tournament overall. Ilie top tinishers iii each Regional ha e the opi ' riunir ' to trawl to Des Moines , Iowa , t or the Gild Flight National Tournament. In addition to the honor of qualifying for this tournament, Notre Dame teams have con.sistently ranketl among the nation ' s best. In each ol the last three national tournaments, Notre Pame teams have nuikal in the top 10, fintsliing 3 " ' , 4 ' ' and S ' l ' in the 2002, 2003, ;xnd 2004 Nationals, res|x :ri ' el ' . In addition, iiuli idiial memlxTS of Notre Dame te.invs have acliieved All-Americ;ui Attorney ;md All-Americ;in Witness honors in each iit thc-sc- toumamaits. C7yMNA6TIC6 Rdw Oiic: Cicilia 1 imcs, I ' aul ICuic, liiilliii O ' Brim, Alexiintlni HolowaUj, Sikui JaiiiiiiH.-, Kelly PircCT, Luciaraia Ravasio Row Twd: Mary Bkircwic:, Miki; McO.iJy, l ,ina Cidlin.-., Siiralv WlaA-cki, VC ' cnJy Svcianotl, Brian Dunn, Jennilcr Stall PILLAR6 RowOne:BriKid Buliin.DonjavTunaha.Slieremy C. il ui i, M «i Mmull. Kiisein Graham, PebHe Homncck, Kathleen Krcmiiric, Qirisiine Dotisui, Row Two: Jtisrin Lowe, Ryan lafigliola, Guirtnev Jiiinas, BethKuherka. N;it;i!ie Bnstaniante, SimOi Galvan, Matt Koncniian, biuien Plenn, Row Throe: Le.uinc WiK ' rg, Matthew Schultheis, John Espintsa. Sli.innon VC ' iinp, Hrika Mexer, Jolm G ]iker, Tom Mukrone Ro«- Four: Giristcpher Wdnacht, Jolm MiJviiliiO, Bill AnJnchik, Ryan RkkntN Ana Rithcer, Aslilcy O ' Kerfe, Kasc ' Kinciid, Kiltie Oreitad, Marc Steinina Re w Five: Mikokik-vk , Daiid Lewis, Jiisten Cheers, J;uncs Riimos, Rol Mtirphv Carj caN Club presents iill part ot the case, each taking different rtJes as law ' ers and witnesses. Photo counery of V ' miuc Tennrrdli dvisor Bill lXe er tiemonstrates how to use exliihts during a trial to Saint Mar - ' s student, Ainanda Frits. This is Attorney l «7er ' s fifth year with Notre Dunne ' s Mtx:k Tri;il club. P iolo aruncsy of V ' mnie Toinerclli Janelle Os.idcb iy, Sonu SadamnyiUii, 1 iabilxih Bell, Stephanie Maishall Or0ar[ 2jiit one d sa 5njdents with all types of musical experience are inxited to audition for the Handbell Oioir. Auditions were held at the beginning of the school year and the ensemble practical eiich week in Coleiriitn ' Morse. P inifi hi Billy UuUagfer Brin .Anderson and Adiim Hoock concentrate on their sheet music during a |x;rfoniiimce. The success in the choir depends on the ability and focus of ail ot the members. Ph tn hi An Yl Hers i erQer w • n e u Handbell Choir Row One.- Stevie Didict, .Anitii Lyoas. (k ' cky Rird (GvPrcsldent), Viviiin Niuiajjas, Tl ere!a KiUie Row- Tivo: Ltura Peveler, Meg in Davenport, Michelle Kiirc: ak, Jeremy Klein, Kiireti SchneidtT Kimer (Director) Row Tkee: .Abigail Braun, Katie (iillngher, Mc !an Fuller (QvPrtsidait), .Andy- Schwci. Trevor ,il M ' m t ,Z,j Folk QHSirWliters: Liuieii 1 , ,1 ..„vlciu), IVvcwi I. .mJui.i ,. .K,.,r, ' . Ji ; ..i.. (S v::J S-r ' icc Qjinniissioiui), Thensa Slicniian (Tour Cixirdinatoi), Andy Liwton (Bu-iiness ImiaKei), Emily Aixlrcas iuxl JLish Statjni (LilTariiUVs), Kdly KingsKir ' (Alumni Rclaiims), VanLcciiwvii (Wchaister), M;iniK ' ttllm ((iiaphin) HanJbdl Choir TW- I l.iiullvil choir ivrti niis ai the I Lsilic.i lot s|xvial Ma ' i ' ' s inckkling tister mass and ser ict belli during Junior P.irenis Weekend. ;ii( j n ' (iill,ii ii,i; iiT UKlelil. pl.i lor nuny e ents .iround c.inipi " ■ ►Chi .1 tixitlxill weekend. the ' pl.ived in il. IoNa oI the Eck Center for many laias. Pin IK 1 h .Aiivi Hers Jvixcr E ' ve.rv Ti Y iwie. a B ll TS iKi bv Be.c-Wv V orcA 1 lie Km IV 11:11111 ' H,iikI1x-11 t ' Koir is a i;rinip cuinpriscx! oi liltccii nicinlxTS thai rii i;s tcnir octaves ot [lolishcd brass Eiiyiish-stylcl handlx ' lls under ihc direct inn nt Karen Sclineider Kimcr, a niemlxT ol the Qimpiis Ministry staff. I he rtnip reiiearses ever ' week fur a variety ol perfonnances, which range troiii weekly masses to Advent Lessons luid Girols, Junior Parents Weekend, St. Patrick ' s Day, Easter services, and Monk Malloy ' s Christmas Party under the Dome. After the release ot our second CD " Echixa; of joy " in 2002, we began playing at the Eck Center on one football Saturday as well, which has been a great concert each year. Over the course of the year, through various social events, the group Ivcomes closer and more cohesive, which helps the music to Ix ' even Ixtter. While the act of playing Mis may not Ix ' t(x) difficult, the fact that each person must depend on the indi ' ii.luals arouiul him or her in order to success! ully perfonii means that this group dynaniic is very importiuit. The group dynamic gets tested each spring when the Handbell Choir departs for a weekend tour with the Celebration Choir. Recent trips have been to the Detroit area and the Chicago area, and this year ' s tour took us to Central Illinois and the St. Lxiuis area. The ministry involved in this trip makes it a very enjoyable experience, because of all the comments and feedback we receive from the places German Club Oificeis: Tliomas Deutsch, Nick Miillor, Professor Rol jrt Norton (.AJ s )r), Patrick McMorrou, Teresa Pibier Voices of Faith Of t ' icere: Terri uctcr (President), Mjircus Jackscm (Vice Prc ' sitleiit), biuroii Fnuik (SaTelarv), Rosclvs Estcve (Treasurer), .Aliciii ITiivls (Historiiin). KeUia Brown j (S(vcial Acriviiies (.xoidinatov) ' Y Y that we visit. At the same time, it ' s just a fun weekend to spend rime with each other and to do something that we enjoy. The 2004-2005 Handlxl! Choir Ix-gan with a very great numlxr of RKikies, but the choir was still able to perfonn pieces with a high level of difficulty. The choir had a record number of men this year, aid diverse majors among its members. Whether ilrawn to the choir because of previous experience or simply curious about what hiindbells are, each meinber of the choir is committed because of the idea that playing is fun, it ' s different, and each perform;mce brings a little bit of joy to the people that hear us. Irish Fighting for St. Jude Kids Row Oiw Cu)uinK- Lac, judMi Riffert, Oirw I.J-ii Ro« huiNn..Jcl.iilj;, Kn.s(on Siiiikc. StqMiiUiie Smitli. Kristin Brtiwri, LXiiise nimit, Nlarie Vorv ' aeke Experiential Learning Council NiKani H;uiscn, . iiainariii Scaperhinda-Ruiz, Ti«iV iccicr. Ak-x RumwucLi, Angela Millcr-McCiraw (Qub Advisor). Swiitha ReaiK ' , Mela- ' yya laa Habitat for Humanity Piiiiini; tlw skliny mi tlic limisc i jum mc ol m.uiv jiil inMilvcil in the pnijccts c.ich yiiir. l% ti) o nitlisy of Oiiix Urnttioil dovyyVYiiAirMTsj Habitat for Humanity founder Millard Fuller dcscriKxl the Ncirre Dame club as, " the miwt d namic student chapter in the country ' . " The club is able to tantriHv bring a new house into the South Bend community ' ever ' single year, and promises to continue this legacy for years into the future. Habitat for Hunumir ' is an international organiration with a focus on providing low-income families the opporttinit - to ha ' e a place diat die ' am ciJi home. This program does not gi e these for free, radier partner families finance die houses tlirough interest-free loans. The Blitz Build over F;J1 Break ever ' year is the time when a majtirit - of die house is completed. During the course of the week 40 students build the walls, rcxif, and put up siding. Tliis e ' ent takes incredible ccxirdination, and Notre Dcime alum Tom Gimpbell 74 gaierously gives his rime to ensure that the house is completed according to the liighest st;indards. Beyond tlie physical building ot the htiuses, Notre Dame Habitat f(ir Hummiir ' .shares a Kmd with the partner family. A sepiarate committei.- ctxirdinates acrivities between tlu ' family and the Notre Dmne students. Events include pumpkin picking, Qiristmas dinners, and Notre Dame sports games. Tliis special Kind helps Kith the family ;ind the studeiits to develop a stronger sense of purpose, and ultimatelv makes the dedicarion of the hoase a momaitous event. Building a house every year in Soudi Bend requires strong financial suppon. With the cost ot a 1 labitat house listal at $60,000 for the rriiUerials, Notre Dame Habitat tor Hum;inir - faces a signiticiuit challenge. An iuionvnious donor has gcnertiusly initiatal a Christmas fundraiser program in which all money r isal is matchei.1. Tliis past year over $8,500 was matched during the Qirismias fundraiser. A Nearly Blue ;uid Ciold Lunche m als i helps to bring in addirional funtls. Tlie L ' niversiU ' sup|Mrts Notre naiix- 1 l.ibitat through the allotment from tlu- Club Gxirdinarion Qiuncil. However. uidi the rising costs of houses, the clul to Kxik for creari e new ways ii raise funds. n ;in(invTOcHi.sLlonor |in ivides p;irt of the I unJuit; which makes the hoiisint; projects possible for Habitat for Humaniry. Tliis yesir ' s crew pauses outside the house tlu7 liuilt this year during ball Break in Siulh lieiid. PiuiU i cdurtL ' xy nj ( him Dcwiltdl Campus Girl Scouts K w Ox: firj (:uc -, Eliralvth Htsburgh, Katie Press (X ' ice PiiMilcnt), MiJy Ri aixl, ]inc i-tnh (rrcMj ]H 1 Row Two: Kerry KilW)uni (Seaetary), Michelle Kurciiik nieasurcr), Susiin W ' hite, Julie DeMan), Janet Zitu. l ichel Sengal, nia Ain;oKiLlo, Keisha Brown »H|g » ■B 1 i i FAST Coordinators Sillv Head, Matt lleNiaila. Mich; el LUe (Tresident), Laura Nilan, Shanium Masse Ju un I iuN trd iuid BreiuLui bViwdall build the truss of the house, b ' omier members " Ulii Clime and added to the continued success of Habitat. P iritri aninesyof Gilm DriieJi:il S abitat lor Huniiinity ' vv ls awiirded tile Social Service Club of the Year award tliis past year and their ad -isor, Dr. David Kirkiier was nameel Advisor of the Yciir. PIvim h) Cimi vJi MAjmdy I Ulcers perfiimi year round ;ind can join no mat- ter what thar experience in dance. P actice range f aim beginner to advanced and occur everv u ' eek. Phiui courtesy of Kathryn Fmn Half time shiM are also popular perfor- mance nmes lor the Irish Dance Team. The tciim dances to craditiiTial Irish Dance songs as utll as coun- try music iind iuiything th; t will net the crowd involved in tlie show. P k«j aiurteyy of Kui irm -nin Ballroom Dance Qub Jaitmcr l ota (IV..Mdein). Rirb Lmton (Insrnictiir). Uiy Berkley (Instniciin). P.itncia .-Mvitrei (Vice IVcsidcni), ReKxrca Ackr(ii .l (Ti«isiirer) Hawaii Club Rmv Ox-: J iweniy Cahma, .AnuiuLi G r,iv-,Jho, Uoiiel Bcrt; ti, Nana- ijii vk. Tai bund, Bai Weaver Rtw Tw i: ( " alvin I HiKxli, Davin (isia, Li: Uxi, (.Jmsiiiw Marai, Ronica l.u, Tiiny Nko, Michelle Hento R w lliree; Mirleina l cmardino. Man Tsii- ■ TercNi TiimhiBTi, KvlelJionK,Sir,Ji Morik«vMt ' iaiil»,l.lins LiKos.durity SKkiy, isiijjiictti lii h Dance Club aaasi TI i ' Insh IXuice le.mi is one ol the m.iin nrou|is which ix-rlonii More Pe)! Rallies at the Jo ce CX-nter. Die Irish l .uicers entertaincil the f;ins at the St;uilor .l Pqi R.illv. P i i[iitiiuneyv( Kutliryii Fniii Two ol the thrcv male in. ' ■- ii- libit l ince C3uh, Juniors Cliris Schenkel Siui Rose pose with Leprechaun Eddie fitter th J Pep Riilly ix ' rioniuuice. luiiiuinmeyvii K ' (iyir 7i Fmii Ev 11 o Ar i4e.riTa e. Iliis year our club has uso.1 its past successes tti build a team tbat iniuiaKCs t(i ser e mir uulc arras ' of members, as well as the c;unpiLses ot Notre Dame ;uii.i Siiint Mark ' s. The Irish D;ince C ub continues the traditions of our t)vvii Irish heritiise as well ;is exposing the entire NJotre Dame community ' to the grace, elegance, ;md power of the art. Tliere are no tr ' outs to bc-ct me part ot our team; in fact, we make a priority of prcniding iastniction to those wishing to take their first jigging steps as well as opportunities tor fx;rfomiance iind collaboration to seasoned champion diincers. We perfomi around ciimpus at a variet ' of events as well as in the South Bend community. We started tliis year uith a bang, getting the faixs iind student body into the Irish spirit at the Stanford Pep Rally. For this large- scale perfomiance, we incoqxrated over thirty- dancers returning from last year and even some newcomers to the club. Tile Irish Dance Team also pertomis at various other funcrions throughout the year including the Irish-. iierican Tap Class ' s Recital at tlie end of the semester, the Welsh F;miih- Dance Show, the Notre Dame Basketball Half time shows, and Larin Expressions. Nat urally, the strength of a team comes from its members, and ours bring a lot to the dance floor. Often we do technique work during r ularh ' scheduled practices, but we are most often choreographing, learning, or rehearsiiig routines for our next performance. This is true of ever ' member ' s experience, from these who v Tn world competitions to diose who have ne ' er taken a single dance class, ' et no one falters in their willingness to learn new steps on the sp»t, contribute creative ideas, or attend additional practices. This Irish dancing te im certainly reflects the best aspects of the campuses of Notre Dame and Saint Mary ' s. Women ' s Liturgical Qioir .Andrw McShane (Direccor), Meredith Bums (Presi- dent ). Ciina Uipresto ( ' ice President ). Quirme X ' ; sgcii. pack (Co-Secraar O. Kane Sldnicli (G Secretan-), Gma Birfaliiii (TrcKurer), Ssuah Oeene iiid Chelsea Hcitgiiii (Liturgical Cum- ipiissioneR). Eriii .Ainswjrth (.Alumiiiie RelatiiTis) Tie Irish I lance Quh shares a hit of its culture with its atidience each yesir during Latin Expressiims, the Hisp;inic Cultural Show- which is traditiimallv held in March. Rioto aiurtey ' of KaOny Fnm Or0an Z3it one sa Rsa Kathleen QirK- w ' urks with a group of Girl ScL uts. Each yeir, SWE does experiinene mth the Girl Scouts to help them earn a badge. PInut cnunes of Katherme Way II oacrr of Jo k Lhone jz J Row One: Jenny Keagan, Mary Ann Jait:, Paincla Jefson. CiJleen O ' Hiigan, Cigi Lw. StephiUiie Rolirs, Katie May, Sl icld Duss Row Two: B Liiurcn RvAir, Sar.ili Bnmii, Katie Muiphy, Kitthleen Oticn. Messm Lussier. Megiui Snyder, Kara Barcaik, Kristin IXmnudi, K;itherinc PaigctiSia Ei c-pura ii Suc-c-e. c» bv l t TVw Mc The Six:iet ' t)f Women Engineers with resfxiasibiliries come tlie revvcuds baclcKine ot our success, since we are (SWE) provides support, guid;uice of accomplisliing gods, making a student led ;tnd motivated to improve ;in(.l recognition to women engineers differaice in tlie lives of others, our lives ;ind thtxse around us. Tlie ' ;ui(.l engineering students. Ttxiiiy, affecting policy at the university, and provide fun iuid interesting activities SWE Ls a nationally recognized building a network of professional each month for members, and involve professitmal, educational, non-profit, friends and future coworkers. service t)rg;ini:ation. Its student Engineering hiLlustn- Day is a multi- section membership includes graduate day evait that is planned by both SWE iind undergraduate fenuile ;md male ;uid JEC ' (Joint Engineering Qiuncil). It n t " ' % engineers. SWTi encourages the success of wt)men in engineering ;ind sciaice fields by working to increase awareness of the oppt rtuniries for women in engineering, to help overcome challenges tliat are encountered, and to increase commiinicarion , teamwork and k .idership. is the main fundraiser for botli clubs. It involves a kinquet for students iind employers, a care :r fmr for students, ;ui(.l an interview day for empkners to interview studaits they meet at the fair. Tlie Notre Dame Smdcnt Section is organized into a core board ;md several committees who work year round to active leadership [wsirions for women of all acatlemic years. Notre litme SWE SecriiMi is part of the largest, most involved, and most enthusiastic region of die National SWE organization, and after fomially bidding a year before, hosted the 2005 Region H Gmference in Februarv. Tliis was the first time Notre L " )ame heki the conferaice, ;is we accomnuxJatcd the over 500 students from schtxJs in Iowa, Minnesota, Micliig;ui, Illinois, Indi;tna, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South By providing ;ui environment of promote the goals of the NatiomJ SWE Dakota as w-ell as over 1 50 professionals IXTsonal itnd professional growth to complemait the academic experience, SWE members improve their skills in leadership, problem solving ;uul intenx. ' rsonal relationships, as the ex|x. ' rience prepares its memlx-rs to Iv successful professionals. Akmg organization in our section ;ind the it.lentit ' ;ind influaice of our section on the regional luul national levels. Qminiittees include service, serial, mentoring, recruiting, fundraising, .speakers, career guidance, and Region H. Tliese committees form tlie from the Midwest. Tliis conference allowed us the op[X)rtunir ' to showcase our successful paigrams, the university, and iHir tremmdous growdi. 6ooi ty c ' f Wofiit ti El (} eere Japan Club ' m JLvT Stephanie Riihrs and Mar - .Ann jenc attenJeui Engineerino Industry Day, which gives stu- Jtnts an oppurtunicy to secure internships and jli1 . Pluitt) amnesy of Kaihermc lay ■ lotre Dame Engineering students at- IJt tended the National Conference held in Milwaukee. Wisconsin in 2004- r «iio aiunesy of Kailvrme Uty Officers: Bawm Hua ((jL -l i-sn.lau). J( ■hn E iin j5.i (Li ' - 1 ' ri. itlent). Qlrist tary), Qirisricn Htanantic: (Vice President), Nicolas Touiniivan OX ' ehtiaster) ItauaN Club Officers: Michael Gi ;ance (President), Jennifer Testa (Vice Presidiixt), Pet a Hristov-a (Athletic Wt Gaiiniiisioner). Armstasia Ziitiina (Treasurer) Dr. ]. NichoUs Lineman (Faciilt ■ aMs [ i. j. muji Ixiu (President), Jeff Hciinig (N ' ice Presi- dent), ti ' lleen O Hajf. n (Sophimxire Rq ), Andrew Pangiliniui (Wehiiiister), Rvan Bdtncr (JEC LiaUn), JanKs Ehlmger (Secretiin) Not Pictured: Nick H. cfccrt (Tre.v-urcr). da] Henck- holf (ijenior Rep.), D.irrin .Alhers Junior Reji.), Sean Friabiian ( X ' d ' tiuster) Or0ar za ' Uone i J ►tudents in the College Republicans focusoj ► cm assisting in the campaigas of local Rqiuhlican candidates as well as the Bush Chaie ' Ptesidential campaign. PImio amnesy of Tom ■ lotreDame I W students attended the Democratic Convention in July of 2004. The Convention was held in the Fleet Center in Boston Mas.sachusetts. Photo counesy of NicoLi Bunick The Standing Committee ,MexCli;ii iaux,Si tcrM.LCnidi-,c:.s.(:..Andr. Magce, Joarov-i liwilc, Chrte Viertg. Robbv Davidsm CoWecje R puHicane arJ CoWeQC Democrats The (. xijlege RepuHic;« s «)rked with Much 1 uiicK in iiis c;imp;iign tor Indiiuia Cra-- emor. He attendev.1 a Silverhawks game nnd w-is inxited to sing ' Tiike Me Out to the Bull Came. " Hinto ommesy of Tarn R ifilmgcr lieliJIege LViiHx:ratslix;u.sei.lon t u l t tlu ' swing states, Michig.ui ;ind Oltio as wel cncour.igii g ; 11 Notre l , me students to nsistci to vote and to r equest iui absentee ballot. Phoio oniinesy of Nkxia Burack r. -BofU eic le oi Wye, El Tliis vear has Ixxm K th prn.Kicii e iuid rewarding tor the QJlege RepuHiains ot IVnre D.unc. As tmc o( tlic nlJest sjrass rix ts pulirical i)rg;ini::;iriiMXs in tlic countn ' , the nadtmal club was facai witli tlirec grtJs during this electimi seastm: increasing youth voter turnout, niohilizing coivservati e voung voters .uid cniKirking on a " oluntecr campmgn til secure a ictiir ' for Republican candidates across die nation. In tills effort the club volunteerai for Bush ChencT rallies in Kaliiiiuizix ' and Niles tii register voters in the hittlc groiuid state of Michigiui. Donning green " Mv Miin Mitch " t-shirts, tlic rallied suppi n tor Indiana gubernatorial candidate Mitch Dtiniels. Citwcr tti canipus, tlie club worked with fonner Korre Dame Qillege Rqiublican and Gimpmgn Qxirdinator for ChLXola for Qmgress, Rich Dunn. In Indiana ' s competitive 2 " District, the club worked for Qiocola as it knocked on doors, ran phone banks and participated in a bus trip to rally support in highly- contested areas. In future between elections, the club plans to become better organired and begin community service efforts within Stiutli Bend to actively realix the goals of a compassionate conserv-ative vision. The Qillege Democrats were a ven, active and isible group on canipus this year. The group saw a huge increase in membership as students wanted to show support for Democratic candidates and issues in this election c xle. Several club members kicked off the campaign season b - representing the Notre Dame chapter at the National Qillege Democrats ot .America Qnference which v -as held in Boston, Massachusetts concurrent with the Democratic National Ccn ention. The club worked closely with Rock the ' ote and several progressive groups to get students registered to vote and inspire other students to get involved in civic causes leading up to the election. The club also participated in a student debate and several Presidaitial and ' ice-Presidential debate watcher coordinated b - Rock the V ' ote. Clul members also worked extensiveK with local Congressional candidate, Jcx; Donnelly, on his campaign, the Joe Keman for Governor Re-election campaign, and of course the club devoted time to volunteering for the Keny Edwards presidential campaign. The club organized three out-of-state trips to canvass voters in the swing- states: rwxi trips to Toledo, Ohio ani.1 toe tt Battle Creek, Michigan. In addiritTi to this, the club was involved in organizing the America Needs a Change RiJly in October tuid helpal xo establish and promote a State Federation of Indiana Qillege Democrats. o ti (T2e.public-c iO ' e. ) College Republicans ii-m Kippinger ma .m Ruiderct n vtTesicients), Jainiie . Fdiault (N ' ict; Presidnec). Rvib Schrirupt ' (Triasurer), jLiiaihan Klingler (Secretan) .Alki Hindii work m materials to di. ;tribute in supfuwt of the Ken vtdwards campaign. Rfweo oourtcsy of Nicoia BUnidc Organizations ■asi Fi Utii i : J or Lije Circle K Joinl HoIsm?! iPre iJem), Brandon Wolf (Vice President ol i k ), . ri;j,iL Brewkii (Vice President of Mcinlvtship), Kiity Murjihy (Secreriirv), Stejihanie biuei (Treasurer), Miirf Tiimiihuiliul (Elecm»uc Publicist). Molly S;)vage (PiiMk iry ( f ficcj 1, line X ' i»AlnJi;e (President Hiliericas), Annie Pugel (Sen-ice QmimitteeCJiaii), i ' :i i ( iista and Nicole Steele (SxiaKIimniiltecCtars), Will Kun: frians] iri: nnM ( .jir.linuor) Men ' s Volleyball Officers: Mike Oiampa (President), Ryan Uxs (Vice President). pMike TixniK ' - (Ireiusurer), Ryiin H Tin (Sixretiin) Up jm @ii fe Y i av t7rat c «e»K-Y Tlic expaiisu ' c memkiership of the ND SMC Right to Life Cluh is dedicated to the preservation of human life from conception to natural death. Monthly meetings mid presentations inform members of the pro-life stance on issues ranging from stem cell research to capital punisliment and euthanasia. One of the higWighted events of the first semester is the Cemeterv of Inncxrents. For tliis project , members nail 1,200 wliite into South Quad, each cro-ss representing tluee lives taken by abortii:in daily. Tliis demonstration is part of Respect Life Week, the first week in October. EXiring Fall Break, members participate in the (jospel ot Life Seminar in Washington, D.C. where their faith and knowledge of the pro-life cause are strongly invigorated. Also in the Fall, Right to Life sponsored its first annual tive-kilonieter race called " Run For Tlieir Lives. " Prcxreeds benefit the club imd the Women ' s Gire (inter of South Bend. The second semester starts with a bang as the club travels to Washington, D.C. to walk in the national March For Lite in late Jimuary, commemorating the ainiversary of Rex; v. Wade. Each year, approximately 200 students take part in tliis peaceful demonstration, getting a chance to tour the city during their stay. In the spring, the club hosts a collegiate conference, drawing speakers and student particip;ints triim all over the C(.)untr ' . Tlie finale tor the club is Priiject Mom, the c;impus-wide drive that raises supplies tor the Wometi ' s Gire Center, concluding with a baby shower for expectant mothers and new mothers in need. Qigoing events throughout the year uiclude extensive prayer through cluh masses, prayer .services and novenas, a club hour ot Eucharistic adoration, ;uul Rosaries at the kx:al aKirtion clinic. Right to Life also focuses on defeating aborrion tlirough education, showing a persuasive tape series five weeks in succession .several times throughtnit the year. More recently-, the club features a high schixil outreach tetim that makes presentations on chastity and the culture of life in kxral high sclxxils ;ind churches. Finally, Tlie Right to Life Club lielieves in not only doing its part to overturn the Rex; v. Wade dixision, but also in supporting thtvse who lite. Tlie memlvrs for this club draw cnerg - and inspiration to continue to actiwlv promote a culture t t lite from the teachings ot the Citholic ( " hurch, which uphold the biblical passage, " l ' fore I fomied you in the womb I knew iiti, Ix ' tore you were bom I set you apart. . . " (Jeremiah 1 :S). fSISM Rioht to Life Tile Much lo i ble lakc place each year ui Washing- ton P).t). The cluh or(;ani:c i a trip for ;uiy students who wantcxi to participate. C ioKi citwusy (if Jancl Uaujc hich This year, as in years pasi , the display was VLinJiilizoJ. ThruLif hout the day. studaits suipixiJ to help reccTLstruct the niLinorial. While many of the crosses were siJvaged, alxiut 100 were beyond rqiair. Weeks later, the cemetery w-.B reconstructed while security tiuardcd the evait. PI oui by Anya Herdtbcrger Ca)QiOSSES ' 3 l ABOKTmsm Flipside Row One.- Aditan Acu. Colkvii Ke . Alison Glass, Bonnie Fulliird, Li: Kelle ' Row Two: Gorcmy Gtmes, .Angela Spisak, )amos Vranish, Jeff Kjsh Row- Three Rolfe- Malicr, Michael Albrecht, Erin V ' ranish, ]a Testa History Qnb Officers Mog;m Casserlie. KaCN ' Muiphy, .Andrew Rcmick ■ I luonal Respcxt Life week ix:cur during C ;- I % ii ilvr. E ents during the week included the LiteChiun ;ilong IronwixxJ and IVaycT Services. P ioto cuurusy u( Daw Urahush Mcmlvis ol Right to Life gadier ;ifter spend- ing hours making the crosses to place on South Quad. P iott) courtesy of Duve Grabosky Organizations I H PoHj ouf 1. ' ' ... i- ' l; -, Lindsay Lisk , Kaiie LTritUxTg, Khsi: - Luehm, StephiUiie Ro--alei, Jaclvii Rilk ' tta Rcw Two: Laurai H(itYmaii, Dm-uelle Re -cs, Kclli Del.iy, Bnnii McEliigutt, Undsey Ball. CLiire ViJiey , Giilin Naughtai , AUisijn Gott 6aiuN ; Club» Rciiv One: Kat Sabloff. Kem KitKnini , Tim Roy, Aiuhonv Giiintos, jay Rutc in, Bn ' aii I MiTrd ,Je eRcxienhikci, trin tisci ( ice Ciptain) RiwTwu: Amy Becker (Y ' icoGjmnudore Tre.isiiier), Elijati Pcairc, Kathiyn Hn idechex;k. Katie BnuiLlc (CuiraiuxJuire), Lir Ketterlia- gai (Vice QmurnxJure .Secret: ir ).jl Lcircia, Katie Tliompson (Captiain), Liz Anioldy, Ralph Panraw, Jenny ReJ ' hin.-., hiiiDnin McManus ArN lpAir. t oc nc; Jennifer Siiytjs, 1-jlecii 9i:mnon Row Twn: Max Walters. Xsliley Shclton, HJi;,il .ili Clifton, Emily Ledet, Laura Otr, Mariteh Samecki, Panick MoVlarrow, Dr. Bunini Okaiilaiiii, Sgi Erin GJdwfU, Giiilin Wfley Row llirre: Kim Dueffcrt. John Henderson, Jen Richard, Jenny Mayer, Lvdia SixJigowski. Dea.-k Cnxuviiiisr, Sajtt Martin, Rolvn Schrinipi ' . Nic Moller, Mike Kopnwski Noi ncturalQiKmel Michael Zcnk (Ad iior) Hurling Club SS| psa iinioi ' s t_ i,s Re lii ' L]s aiul |ulie Ia-wi-- piactice during the evening at Stepiin Center. L ir- mi; the colder month.s, the Hurling Cluh practiced indcxirs to perfect dieir skill. ' ;. P ioK) courleyy oj Theresa Daverf " rone W ' illingham poses uidi a hurle ing a press conference. The L ' niversity ot ; IJ None Dame ras the first to have a college level Huriing Cluh in the LJnited States. P iolo oiwrteyy oj Loma W iyte Frl. hm;ln l ; ii Brimmer ;ind t,T.iJu; ' te sukIciii Limn W ' livtc txc dll Junii); , pr.ictico in StL ' ixui. L; cli, rcliimin iiK ' nilx ' rs 111 the cliih teach the aneieiii n .iiij help amliiuie ihe tr.idilion ol ln h allrletics. lltMo ixninesy oj TIvkm Daivy A r A c e r T Iri U ra Y%o r I here is a sptirt that recently arrival U) campus that has heads tiimiiifi. Not manv Americans knov - what this s|X)rt IS, how II IS |ilavo.l or uhcrc it is Irom. AcclainiLvl lo Ix ' the lastest iickl s[ )rt on earth, it is Irekuid ' s national s[X)rt. Hiirlmy has come to Notre Dame. Stand out on the quads of Notre Dame ' s campus on a vvami tall da ' , and you ' re liahle to see all airts of pcxiple enjo ' in;4 the pleasant weather. Some pc iple throw tixithalls, others play catch uidi baseballs, but now Notre Dcune students are Hurling! Hurling is a hrilliaiit game similar in many ways to lacrosse and field hockey. It is played widi a curved ash stick, the hurley, ;uid a small leather ball, the sliothar. Tlie game tiikes place on a large field or " pitch " that measures approxiiTuitely 150 yards long and 100 yards wide. H-shaped goals lie at eidier end of the field. Fifteen players on each te;im cany hurleys which arable them to tire the sliothar from player to player. JJuRuNc; Club» lo score, a player may .stnke the b;ill over the crossbar for one point, or past the goalkcv|XT tor tlrrcxr [Xiints. 1 he spew! and agility neeeleel to play the game comes in inoving the ball up the field. Players can strike the sliothar on the ground or in die air. The sliothar can also Ix- movcxl up die [liich by kicking it , passing it with the hand or by bakuicing it on the liurle ' mid sprinting up the field. Hurling is a truly ancient sport. In fact, the legendary Gaelic warrior Cu Chukiinn was considered an expert hurler. Mytlis such as these reveal a liuding histor - that is thous;uids of years old ;ind demonstrate tlic import;uice of the sport in Irish tradition. Li recent centuries, hurling has enjoyed a revival juxtaposed with the bcwm in Irish culture and nationalism that occurred in the late 19th century. Spurring from Irish opposition to British rule, a group of Irish nationalists established an organization for Irish athletes in 1884. by Lort a WUv ' t ' e. Ihus tlie Lraelic Athleric Association (GAA) was organized. To this day, it remains the governing lx)d of hurling in Ireland. llie Notre Dame hurling club wiis founded by Gerry Quinn, a native 1)1 Waterford, Ireland. Quinn simply couldn ' t attend Notre Dame without placing huding so he put his energy into establishing the club. Tlie N[ ) Hurling club is now in its third year luid Kiasts over thirty memliers. Students have taken to hurling with huge enthusiasm. Tlie club is open to btith men ;uid women who want to learn its fast ;md skillful techniques. For a university that is home to the ' Fighting Irish ' , it scx ' nis appropriate that the students of Notre Dame have embraced Ireland ' s national sport, and established the first collegiate hurling club in the United States. Go Irish! Row C ie: R;inJv htlivy, C iijrtiic - VV,ihle, llierosa L ' Hivev, Julie l.e «.s. Eriii Buckle -, T.iniaia Burcti. (ixiitiKT McKay. Ciifleen O ' HaSiin, Ry:ui Brinima-, David Tliiixtim, Bclind;i Byrne. Krupa Hetfce R.w Twr. John Kelkn , R -.u Rirrkiis, Mike Oowk , Jake Hughts, Will Towas, Tripp M.iltei), Creg Hansen, Jimniy Sears, lirian Mcl iiiald, P.ii rick O ' Neill. Qiris Kivtiiui, Mark Talx-r, i lin R. ' mi. il-. !:ike ( ' Ndll , vKi ti ii Biirij- man. L ma VC-liytc 1 Organizations ■ m si 6ioTeam 5enior Rita Morgan races the slalom on Schuss Mountain in Michigan. The Ski Team is open to any students at Notre Dame and Saint Mary ' s. Photo OTunesy of Bdl Leimkuehler Row One: Jake Ammt. Lcif Petterscii, Jcv Pa iie Row Two; Akuia I.unf icn, Bn; n Hcdt;cs, Molly ButLi, Rita Morg m, Anne Mahoney, Anna K-fciria Hemitndc:, D.iniellc Qcixiciits, Lindsay May, Molly Fox, Uuirui Uaccy Row Tlirec: Bill LeunkuJilcr, Mike Ryan, Kevin Wot , Graham Hoinmel, . ndiew Brcslin, Gi. ' icv Dunne. Kiei-an Nt«on, Qvach Giswcll, BraJ k ' lit: Row Four: Leigh Hellrun;;, Leslie Sclimidt. Jc Piite Phnw aiurus nj Bill l ' nrikiu ' iler Got Si c wT by Bill What, you didn ' t notice any snow- capped peaks IcKiming over the Indiana toll road as yoii drove into South Bend? You may be correct, but it ' s notliing to be worried about. For over thirty years, there has been a solution for students wishing to enjoy the winter weather in a competitive and slightly above-sea- level kind of way - the Notre Dame Ski Team. Beginning ;ifter Christmas break, tryouts are held at the nearby Swiss Valley Ski Resort to narrow the team down to twelve men and twelve women from Noire Dame and Saint Mary ' s. They will then .spend the following weeks in January and part of February competing in Michigan against other colleges in the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA). Some of these colleges include Michigan State and Le.ivv»Wue.Ule-r The Ohio State University. Over 1 50 colleges across the nation compete in races governed by the USCSA. These weekend races lead up to the Regional ski race and then culminate with Nationals in March. The USCSA is the only collegiate- level national sports association that has competitions between schools v ith varying affiliations. At ;my given race, the Irish team caii compete against other club and varsity team, Division I, II or III schtx)ls, junior colleges or other fully funded programs. The USCSA awards national championships in alpine skiing, cross- country skiing and snowboarding. Notre Dame iind Saint Mary ' s ski team participates in alpine races where they compete in Kith the slalom LUid giant slalom events. Five racers from each team battle it out on the slopes, ;md the top three team perfomiances are calculated into the overall team score. Recently the team has had their fair share of success. Tlie women ' s team has excelled in the past few seasons, qualifying one individual last year for Nationals and the entire squad four years ago. The mai ' s team is also rapidly improving and showing its fair share of talent. Despite having to coach themselves and trying to stay t)ne step ahead of the Midwest comperition, the team maintains a relaxed attitude. Tliey like to stay ftx:used on other importimt things as well, such as producing trend - team sliirts oftai seen floating around campus. To put it simply, die Irish Ski Team makes the first snowfall in South Bend more exciting th;ui ' (iu would ever expect. m 6ki Team R AN lNC d_u Row One: biun FiLtbctTc, Hriydai I ' IscmI, Stcph.Biic S;ini.l )v-il , l ,in Haielvn . . ' Mc ' vc Haivxy, Clavt » Qemcr, Plnil Hicks, V ' miess) Hixipei-Y;in, Pliil Mauro RcwTwv): Adam Deverciix, Dima Cullins, John Dickson, Jiis n Richter, Averv ' Mortimer, Sem Pe «:ol, Galiriel Saniutliu, Pliil kiss, AnrlxTix ' Rotfino lex. 6i TiNc CL-ue Junior Linikiy May ;inJ Sophomore BriMi Halgcs take a Kcik from tiie skipes at one lie team ' s competitions. Tlie te; m unites stu- k-nis through their kne of winter sports. PliiXii crmneyy o fiil LjimkudtLT The ski team comtxnes against i itlier colleges thRxighout the Midwest. These students represented Notre Uanie iind Saint Mary ' s in Searchmcmt, Canada. P uilo cnunesy of W Lennfaf lier RiM One: .A.shle ' Ii ' piish. I lillan Schw-arh (Vice Piesidcnt). . ' Vine Dd i5, Que 0.-tta, .Anty Rcintlialcr, Kjisti .Allntmdinscr, Michclk- LjimKirdi, Ashley GiiiccTos RiAv Tw): Srci h;»iii ' Pellilgra (Secretary). Bne-.iniia Leader, Jenny Gmmds, Sciirlett RoliinsiTi. Teres; IWries, Snra ■Medek, Qvistitie Lewis (Ticmiht), lulir Ailimcrxk. Bnil ' jci PiiK ' ell iPrcsidaii), l tx ' kT Rambo, Qnch Tracy Mulheriii Organizations ISTa Academice I I TAOMIIJ 0 )llk L ARNlNc; AR UNP TUC Jo SiU After 10 hours of uncomfortable sitting, tliree in- flight movies, a couple of minutes of turbulence every so often, and countless trips to the bathroom just to stretch your legs, the long awaited European adventure has finally begun. The plane lands, the passports are checked, iind the luggage is found. And thus, the cultural immersion begins. While it is basically a long and continuous school related field trip, your semester abroad is a growth e. perience, in which one learns t)utside of the classroom as well, walking the streets of a foreign country, either dodging motorini in Rome or trying to remember to look the opposite way before crossing the streets of London. It is a year of learning how to master and decipher the intricate systems of public transportations, of dealing with rude waiters and waitresses, who won ' t let you practice the language you arduously studied for two semesters prior to your jurival, a year of traveling to places you once dreamed of, and a semester of long lasting friendships, with whom you gladly celebrated the fact you only had to be 18 to visit the neighboring bars, pubs iind clubs as often as it was possible. It ' s a semester of hands in learning, where you absorb so much infomiation without even realizing it, just dealing witli paiple on the streets, and walking among the alleys and avenues of cities that are thousands of years old, where battles were won, dogmas were established, and revolutions were orgaiiized. Cities where, nonetheless, your bag or camera can be stolen, where the infamous flying rats that plague them (1 am referring to pigeons of course) might try to snatch saiidwiches from your hand or drop a little unexpected present, and of course, cities that are invaded by hordes ot loud tourists, whether it lie clear blue skies, or pouring rain. Even you find yourself traveling with a camera or two, taking pictures here and there, wherever Easyjet, RyaiiAir, or your Eurail pass totik ' ou during Tlianksgiving, Clirismias or Spring Break. It ' s a year of traveling to different countries. Some stay in cities for days or weeks, others enjoy visiting two or tliree a day, trying to cover as much territory as pxissible, and hopefully leaving some mark behind that proves that you were there. You will find yourself booking hostels (each one different and " charming " in its own way), rolling or sliding down the slopes while skiing, walking around Christmas Markets in Austria and Gennany sipping Gluehwein, or trying to figure out the tram system in order to get to the airport or train station on rime. It ' s a semester of memories and moments, good and bad, that you will never forget, and experiences you will cherish for the rest of your life. Satisfied with all you ' ve learned, you Kiard the plane, sit hack and relax, but once the doors are shut, it hits you: you ' re saying vod b « to st) many things you came to love in the city you li -al in, the place you callal home for tour months, and of course, the crowded living quarters that were anything but private, bv GiullGnuo J. Alfaro Tiiri Hmrc, Rich iVlclver, tmd Bnd et V ' eih- mevcr sled in the Swiss Mfi. m students spend their breaks traveling from aiiintr tci country around Burope. Phiui aiunesy of Bridget eJminier Brend in Lynch, Casey McCormick, and Ka- tie Poholek visited the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. This is a coninion attraction for students stud ' inB in Dublin. I ' uiiii cinincsy of Maeve Cxirey ■ss iS study Abroad ■ fick Abnuivs ;ind Ti m Degnan ride ;in el- I wcvhiuit thrinit li the jungle Jiiriiig a trip to Ili.ul.mJ. StuJ inK almmj pnmded students a ch;mce tn visit nuuiv foaifsi lucariiTis. Iliribi aiurtcsv of hliciAe l ' luUi( s ■ lotre Dame students got the ch; nce to go on I w stage at die f;uiioiis UloK: Theater in LiTi- di n. ;3h;ikespe;ire ' s plan ' s have twai performed at the theater since I W. Vlu ' ii ' o ' titws I ' f Annif Ruhrs 9 ' , . . . r s L ucia Rajec, Nicole Riillips and Kar - Paulus pose for a picture during their flight to the Australian outback. Many abioad students used the oppominitN- to do a lot of traveling. PhriKi oounesy o Nicole V !a r ' ' Academice » . 5S- .cS ' . . . , X r eadets conduct an early morning march carry- ing rucksacks baded with gear they will neecy in the field. They are accustomed to u ' aking up ai 0500 hours to begin training before classes. P iolo couTtesy of Ryan Larson V -a nan KOTC tk St ' Q fUi: Mirgaret Lindley takes advantage of a break 111 training ;ifter an early morning start, lield training exercises (FTX) prepare the aidets for the military. PIviti) aiunesy of Ryan Lurum RiAtRVE. Fnccjz. Training Co iPi We see them every day across campus: raising the flag on South Quad, marching in unifomi, presenting the national colors at the football games. But who are these men ;md women of ROTC? Wliat sets them apart from the average Notre Dame student? And why do they choose to serve? Tlie Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTQ of Notre Dame has three branches: Army, Navy, and Air Force. TTie majority of these students are scholarship winners who applied for ROTC positions at Notre Dame in addition to applying for admission to the university. Some are prior service or National Guard memlx-rs who were granted slots in the program. Qidets and midsliipmen from all three branches participate in the same kind of everyday programs and activities that " civilian " students do; however, they are also afforded the unique opportunity to become involved in activities and classes that other students are not. But what about life after Notre Dame? ROTC students look forward to positions as commissioned officers in their branches, immediately outranking all enlisted personnel. But in the meantime, despite the huge commitment and all the hard work, they ' re just enjoying their time at Notre Dame. Says sophomore Army Cadet Peter DeMoss of his ROTC experience, " I really love it, I ' m really glad I ' m doing it, and I wish more people would sign up, because, now more than ever, America needs the best and brightest young mai and women to serve their country. " DY Keili Mattkews-GGGgan Annv ROTC Gidet Mindy Ahlers sets up security during a tnuniiig e. ercise. ROTC cadets have to meet high fitness standards to keep up uith all the rigorous work. P ioto counes} of Ryan Larson F;ither Rocca speaks at the SeptcmlTcr 1 1 Me- morial Ceremony. All three military ' branches dressed to the occasion to remember those who died m the terrorist attacks. V]vl K) courtery o Ryan Larson Acadenice nm i " STudviKi oi Cawipu lyiKi CotAfOBjAbLY CrAwimihc Studying ranks second only to football at Notre Dame. Students s pread themselves all over campus, trying to find that perfect place to plow through Plato, or meticulously complete Chem homework. Each student has a favorite place to go; some fiercely defend their privacy in their respective locations, others welcome study groups or any possible passers-by. Certain locations, too, are favored by certain demographics: North Quad-ers tend to frequent LaFortune or Hesburgh Library; those from South Quad often prefer the pro.ximity (and free refreshments) of Coleman-Morse Center. During a busy class day. students who are pressed for time will study in an empty room of DeBartolo between classes, or at one of the many cafes across campus, including Waddicks in O ' Shaughnessy. the Commons in Mendoza, and in Decio. With the removal of many dorm study lounges into living spaces throughout campus, students are extending their studying habits further and further across campus. Students must take advantage of each secluded location available, not excluding the great outdoors. On a nice day, at any given time, one will see students lounging on the quad, possibly under a tree or on a bench, cramming for that impending Bio test. Finding that perfect place to work on homework is an essential quest for Domers Whether they study at the Library or LaFortune, O ' Shag or the Co-Mo, or even in their warm, cozy donn rooms, the Irish take academic achievement seriously and will go wherever the road may lead them on their endless quest foi knowledge. By MegKau OCoixiigU Anne Brusky studies on GxJ Quad and enjoys the beautiful weather. While the majoriry ol the school year is cold and snowy, the benches around campus fill up during these few weeks of nice weiither. Photo by Billy Cialtig ier On weekends, especially those thiit are not fmthill Siturdays, you will find many people sprawled out on the quad doing work. Rachel Paietta mid Siirah Qimtl avoid the distraction of AIM li ' stud ing on North Quad, ' ujlii ry !ill;y Ciillag ier Studying TIitTLSi Poliiwski prefers to study in the 24 hour Ki-semait of LiHortuiie. !3li;irro ;ind sivln were ixpular late night great energy ba.»ters when wTitiiiK long pa|X ' rs. Vuitri rv Jiil (.iailajj ier When lixiking tor a quiet place to work, IVvky Wallers chooses the deseriej 1 1 th tliorol the lihr.irv ' . Sometimes ir -ing to avoid distracriiaT w;is hartler tliMi the homwork itself. riiiiiii Iry iiily tiillag icr ■|lfilijt» » " ' i»Mt i 0 ' ' I l B h ' ' n ' pecrple study in the lihrar ' , Xiaiv I ■ W hong Xu prefers the nice change to study I jst (.lutside of it. The reflecting pcxjl was an easy ' lace to visit between classes to get a litde hit of mr t. done, P kiio by Billy GailflgJiCT J ' Academlce Robinson Community Learning Center is a project that Notre Dame planned for six months to reach out to the local community. Many children from kxal Mishaw a and South Bend grade schools visit to get sc me help on their schoolwork. Phjlo by Kalww Strai sky The Notre Dame Marching Band tutors cliildren from Holy Cross and Christ the King schools, teaching them how to play different musical instruments. These students offered private sessicms as well as in complete band practices. Photo by Billy Galkigher i Junior Colleen Check helps Ji«hua Brown with his homework. To better iud the kids, they were divided into groups of Kindergartai to 3rd, 4th tlirough 6th, and 7th through 12th grades. Tutors usually worked with the same child for a recommended 10 houis per week. Pimm by K ' ainiw Stramky Chris Koxlicliki runs a tutorial ses.sitin in Finite Math. Many stu- dents were in large classes for math courses, so they were broken down into tutorials for e.xcra help ;ind more personal attention. Plum by fWh GuIUii Ikt Tutoring 1Ju ?WJeAI2T6 Of 0 X L .lmiPENT6 It .scciitf that c ' cr iiiio c;ui tind a little time out of clieir busy schedules to do some needed communit ' service in the neighboring iirais. Tutoring h;is become one ot our students ' most popular serxice activities. One ot the places that receives some of these outbursts ot love from our students happens to be located 5 minutes av -ay from campus, The Robinson Qimmiuiir ' Learning Center. Many of our students take a couple hours out oi their schedule to tutor the same student nvo days out ot the week. Tlie students ' ages range from eight to eighteen. One of our studaits, a Howard Hall freshman, NaKya Reeves said that when she heard about the low rate of graduating studaits from die Soudi Bend area and the low percentage of kids who can read, she knew that she had to help. NaKya is just one out of the many people who tutor at the Robinson C immunity Learning C 1-nter. Ihere are e en more saidents who tutor our own students on campus. All vou have to do is Icxik. Not onl - ;.lo students tutor in the Robinson Gimmunity Leaniing Ciaiter, but viXMW otfer to help students in their own classes. FrequentK ' , students with a high grade in chemistry or statistics will he asked to meet widt a student stniggling in the class. Frequendy, tutors provide another vva - of understanding material that is in a subject that students are required to take. Other students who do well are even otfered jobs as teaching assistants or pai r graders for a class. Even sophomores clui become TAs, arid hold their own office hours and review sessions to assist others in test preparation. Student athletes are provided with tutors as well. Since these people spend so much of their time practicing, training, or traveling to away games, they occasionally need a litde extra help stud ing tor diose importimt tests. Tlie Learning Resource Center also provides extra assistance in n any ways. Students can take their assignments to die writing center to get a grasp on what else they need to do to perfect their papers b ha ing an upperclassman constructively critique them. The Learning Resource Center also holds weekly homework help sessions for classes with iTLiny sections, such as calculus. It is comforting to be a part of a campus where paiple think of others more than they think of themselves, and Notre Dame Is definitely a place diat epitomizes that value. ys BeLttQn ■ CantN- Til Ixxome a tutor, snidents must fill out an application. W ' hai accepted, the - were provided with formal trairung in how to help these ciiildren. P ioto by Kamna Stramla 5ophomore Kaitlin O ' Connor reads with Palonia Williams at rhe Riihumm Gimmunit - Learning Center. Since tutoring takes place between 2:30 and 5:30, tutors can easily fit RCLC into their schedules, especially if their classes end in the momuig. P ioto iry KatTDU Straiu o- N:,ademce mis m Pm Being an international student will always be a different experience, wherever you choose to go. Choosing to attend Notre Dame, however, is more than just about having a stamp on your passport. It adds an extra spice to an already colorful and dynamic college experience. Not only are you exposed to the American way of Hfe, but you are also immersed into the very cultures and traditions that are unique to this university. Living halfway across the world dcxs not seem as difficult ;rs you might expect because of the great sense of family within the Notre Dame community. Somehow, despite how much you stand out in the crowd, you feel as though you were me;int to be a part of this university. Your domi liecomes a little piece of the country that allows you to comfortably c;Jl it your home away from home. Your hallmates and friends welcome you and celebrate all the idiosyncrasies that come with you. You may even find yourself feeling " Domesick " for Notre Dame when you travel across the seas to back home. Your professors and mentors appreciate the diverse background and perspective you bring to class. Various service iriented events and projects grant ' ou the opportunity of getting acquainted with the rest of American society, including the underrepresented. You may need your roommate to give you a personal comment;iry on the mechanics of college football, but you need no explanation of the ethnusiasm and excitement ot the average Domer when cheering ;md doing the Irish jig. Wliile fixitball is a huge part of Domer culture, being surrounded by Americans is a transition ;is well. At the same time as you immerse yourself into this new culture, you are still able to remember and enjoy your own culture through the many varied multicultural programs, activities, and organizations. Nowhere else but Notre Dame will you find a place that fills your collie life with such rich memories that you leave not just as a student of your major but as a student ot the world. I ISJSj ffiia CnJiHii Miiduit--., « ' liethor Inlcni.itioiKil cir just L ' thniciilly bxli:m, AXha fcir Asian Allure, a [■x.-rfdmiancc held every year. Asian Allure included ethnic dmiccs ;ind iiKnleling. Ph Ui arunes nf Wurii Kwnar uphiimcires Man Qiniien Astoria, Liura Liaiyo, Liirissa Zavala ™id Daniel Ne),Tet love hiui jOng nut at a fixithill ( anie. Evm though soccer is iix rc ptifiular in Litin America, intema- tiimal stutlent.s .still enjoyed Anieriaui sjxirts. l ' h)U arunesy Man Ciimu-ii AsUrrga International 6tudente ' luilcms Irom Until, Gista Rica, Piin;uiiii, Mexico, and Nicaragua got tci know each ' ihtr ai miilticciltiiral cvaits. Org;iiii:alii«is on ampus pro i programming to nuike niJcni.stcvl at homo. Pluitit anincsy of Wan C imiini AMiirj. ' ii phomorcs Ishira Kumar, Irom imha. and vv IV ' Li I usa, from the i llilippuu , mcvt II ilioir Inlcmalional Oicnlation. llu ' oriaita- iion was hckl Ivforc otiicrs arrivcvl to help accli- mate imeniaiional stiidaits to college in the US. ' lolo ajurtcsy of Isliira Kunmr Linno freshmen and seniors get to know each ' ther outside of multicultural events as well. ■uKc traveling home was expensive, many inter- i.inonai studdents spent breaks in Chicago, New c irk , or Boston. Photo courtesy of Man Carmen Aslorga f gaa Academic© .-T ' Members of each class participate in the annual Stratford trip each year. This trip provided a nice weekend away from cam- pus during September. Photo councs ' of Wenviy Wolfe . ' : ijisfiKi uiam MA OII -iKy Each year the Honors Program holds a Christmas Celebration fi the studesnts. Christopher Scally, Kadierine Niaialier, Elirabeth Shustman, Christopher Scaperlanda, Michael Dybic:, and Maureen HattTup enjoyed dinner together ;rfter the 2003 Christmas mass. I ' ioio cmirusy of Wa dy Wolfe M.m [xxiplc in the Honors Program become friends tlirough all the hasted activities. Junior Paula Kim, junior Patricia Matusiak, sophomore Leslie Folbiier, and junior Briiui Walsh got to know die Honors Program puppy " Skye " in O ' Shaughnessy ' s Honors Program Lounge. r ioto aiuncrv of Weitdy Wolfe Honors Fro0ram In rlic cdursL ' of an average class day at Notre Dame it is not clitf icult to lix:ate a few overachievers. Tliey arrive early, take precise ;uid coiiiprehensiw notes, ;uxl participate faithfully ever ' class mcvtint . I5iit while many students hctld themselves to higli staiulards of perfection, some students reach for an even hij her threshold hy participating in the Notre Dame Honors Program. Tlie Honors Progrimi Liegins for students even liefore they first arrive on campus, when select freshmen are pemiitted to apply for one of sixty spots in the Program. Tliese sixty spots are evenly divided for those majoring inside the GiUeges of Science or Arts and Letters. The Honors Program takes up most of the freshman year with distinctive versions of traditional University requirements. Tliese distinctive classes continue during btith sophomore imd junior year, and finally culminate seriior year with a final seminar. However, students spend most of their senior year developing and writing their capstone project. Mentored by a member of the faculty, they prepare their project in a field in which they have done particular research, research that for science students has often begun a couple of years earlier. However, the Honors Program does not exist merely in the classrcxim. Another main f cx:us of the program is to bring students into intellectual discussion with faculty, whether in the collcxjuies each semester or in the Program ' s lounge. Although the Honors Program can bring additional strain to a student ' s daily life, most honors students do not seem to mind. Nearly all that join the program remain in it for their entire four years at Notre Dame, working toward what the Program web site calls " bridging the ' two cultures ' of science aiid the humanities. " h Ellen oqlriGclcr Moinhers of the Honors Program have the oppcirtunit ' to meet facult ' through many events. Senior Adel H;:inash met Alexander Hahn, the director of the Honors Program, Wendy Wolfe, the program coordinator, and Cotnelius Delanley, the cti-director, at the Class of 2004 Honors Program Commence- mait Brtinch. Photo courKsy oj VC ' cniK Wolfe The Honors Progriim travels each yeir to Stratford, Ontiirio I or the Shakespeare Festival. These students had the tippor- tiinirv to view ;ind analyre three Shakestxstre plays. _ - 3 P ioto courteiry of Wendy Wolfe ' C LI . Academice ■ m iffSS] flRAT YtAR. Of .ImiPICA You wait. And wait. And wait. Finally, one day, you get home from track practice, and a big manila envelope from the University of Notre Dame is waiting for you. You tear it o[ien, and inside a blue and gold folder are the words, " Gingratularioas, you have been admitted! " After a much anticipated graduation Lind summer of memories and tearful gocxlbyes, you filially pack up the minivan and make the voyage to South Bend, Indiana, to become a member of the fresliman class. After a year of senioritis and a weekend of Frosh-O, you realize that college is not JList about domi barbecues and ice-breakers. You are taking the step into a wtirld of papers, course packets, and departmental e.xams in Stepan. Notre Diuiie enrolls all treslimen into the same collie, First Year of Studies, to make it easier for everyone to fulfill general requirements. This unique system also allows students to try out different classes, just in case you realize that a Bio major is definitely not for you. Students take two semesters each of math, science, pliilosophy, and dieology, as well as fine arts cind social science classes, for a variety of experiences. Qie aspect of freshinan year that is unique to Notre Dame is the mandatory swimming test and physical education component. Students enroll in a variety ' of PE rotations, such as yoga, Litin dance, golt, Mid fencing, as well as participating in Qintemporary Topics, a ttt ' o-rotarion course that ftxuses on diversity, exercise, and nutrition. These courses provide students with ample opportunities to leam cost-free new skills that they may have always wanted to leam but never got the chance. It ' s a little ovenvhelming taking the first step into the bookstore, especially when the cashier reads a $600 bill for thousands of pages of reading. First Year of Studies tries to make this workload adjustment easier. Each studait is assigned to a faculty, peer, and academic advisor so that they have experienced mentors to talk to about their schedule and getting used to college life. Many professors encourage students to go to the writing center to perfect their writing skills. In addition to tutors who are available for anyone who needs them, the Learning Resource Center has weekly homew(_irk help sessions for that tough calculus course. Despite the abundance of meetings and obligations, FYS does make the adjustment to Notre Dame easier for our newest family members. b • ElixibetK Micrenfeld rjTf A ■ mwsi A roiip ul O ' Neill lrL llnLUl rc islcr wilh the Jomi. Rcyistratioii iiivolvLi.1 paying hall tax ;uij proviJiiiH a«Uact iiifomiatiai, otic of the more mtuiJaie Kit iieccs.sar ' part.s of Frosh-O. P ioto anmesy of Ala Faiic i The newly onlainej Oirroll Hall V ' enniii sini; to the newest group o( Pmiylxini Phoxes. A is tradition, men ' s donns serenaded die women ' s dorms during FroshO festivities. P ttiK) courtesy of Pairicki T. Ahwcz First Year of ' dt s3 ee O ' Nnll ukl Welsh Family get together at St. JivsejiliV Like mid nuike Slndc; stles. FfDsh- O ciHViisicil oi ntuiy Ice-lTUikers hctwein iiulc ;ui(.l f LULilc dcinus to pMmotc fjcndcr relatiniis. l%iu cimncsy of -Altix FrLiurA Each yair, members of the freshman class chcxKc to join ROTC for their four years at Nota- Dimie. ROTC Ciulets arrived to c;unpus a few diys e-.irly for their own orientation. PIv ' tn onine nf R-wni jjrvoi U U i ' . .. •v f «- - • ■- Si " rs mt . y V As. ■ 4 . ■ cN ' -t year ad ' isor Kenneth DeBoer advises a student. VC ' ithin the first irniith of schtol, all leshmcn meet with their ad i ' rs to le;im about |ie services availaHe to them. Hioto (t( HU Gb lugher ♦ ' ♦ V Academics c4S .,- ' ' . ' . r . This year ' s presidenriiJ election gives political ieiice students a lot to do between classes. There were many debate watches and discussions in classes about the campaigns of George W. Bush and John Kerry. P ioio by Bizalvih Heshirg)x iii B J ■ KM i v kiaJl B j i 1 B : Tt i ■1 d S _ M.uiy students, no nutter what their major, liLue classes in DeBartolo. Many foreign liuiguagc, [X)litic;il science, psycliolog ' , ;md stKiology courses were of feral here this Phiui H liilly (-iillug icr ophomorc Jacl ii LXxiner dixs work for - ►Painting 1. M:iny art nvijors .spent most of theit time in the studio working on artwork Ph)U) lr Kiimui Snamhi asi Art and Letters ALPP TO PL6 Siinic may consider it the " Q)llojic i)f Arts and Leisure, " but die students enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters know this is not the case. While the oldest ;uid larfjest college in the university miiy not contiiin the ri;Jorous math ctiurses of aigineering, it srill has its shaie of intense courses. Tliose in the Program of Liberal Studies are required to take 66 credit hours, in which they cover the foundation works of human thought. Qassics majors take courses in Cireek and Li tin, ;md students majoring iii Medieval Studies build their own curriculum of cross-listed classes from the departments of art history, andiropology, and romance kuiguages, to name just a few. Students in psychology iind stK:iolog ' lire expected to participate in research projects, wliile Film, Television, and Theater majors spend their time building up a resume by wcirking on NDTV and on plays. Many pre-protessional students enroll in the College of Arts ;ind Letters so that in addition to the science foundation needed for medical school, they can complement this with a liberal arts major. As sophomore Kevin Overmann says, " I tliink being Arts and Letters pre-professional will really help me miderstand the ctimplete aspect of health c;ire, as opposed to focusing solely on strictly scientific areas. " Tlie plethora of departments within Arts and Letters allows students to easily pick up a minor or second major. NX hether gaining a degree on the way to law- school, working for admission into a top graduate program, or taking attention-grabbing classes. Arts and Letters offers a variety of courses to fulfill students ' needs and interests. by EllzabetK Mlerenfeld Many classes take tours of the Snite Museum during class time. French students got an extra treat when the museum guide conducted the entire tour in fluent French. PlviiUt lyy Bdly Galkighirr FTT majors have a new home this year. One of the biggest events this ye-ar was the opening of the neNv DefortcJo Center of the Perfomiing Arts. Plvjtu by }amy Comads Academce M a Notre Dame ' s College of Business teaches its student to grow as team players. Just about every course requires a group project... or four. Not only do these students learn accounting principles and investment strategies from each other, but they build friendships that transcend beyond the classroom. These friendships help make the group meetings feel more like voluntary fun and a Htde less like mandatory work. There is no greater feeling than to celebrate with the people with whom you have been working tirelessly for the past few weeks. The business school has earned high marks from a number of different sources. Publications like BushiessWeek, U.S. Neivs and World Report , and tlie Wall Street jounral consistently rank Mendoza in the top 30 best business schtx)ls iii the country. Specifically, Notre Dame is the top ranked school for businesses recruiting accounting majors. BusinessWeek ranks Notre Dame ' s Finance deparmient in the top five in the country ' . In addition to lieing one of the best programs for each major, Mendoza goes above and beyond the basic requirements. In rimes of a corrupt business world, our business school prides itself on its top notch ethics program. All students are required to take a course in business ethics, but it does not end there. Ethics and fair business pracrices are daily topics of conversation in any class. Notre Dame makes sure that its students are among the most prepared for the " real world " at the end of their four years. h Moiixi Macldcn ■ m 5ophomorei Turn Mulcronc and Gaif ne c Jiirtlim discuss tlieir assignment during a lull m class. Many business chisscs were focusal on group projects, since many of these students ' careers will revolve around similar meetings. Plmu) by Annie Rolxn Many business classes, as well as professors ' of- fices, arc located in the Mendcca College of Business on the De irtolo Quad. Several business majors also found part-time jtihs in the business de- partment to get a little more ex[X " rieiice to include in their resumes. P iolo by filly Gallag ier Mendoza CoWeQe of Dueineee COUUQCQ. Of B U6lNE i 6 M.uiv annpnnies come to campus and recruit Ixu mcsi ireijors, makin;; than more awire ot f.h iip| ' rtiinitics ;us well :ls prqxmnu them for iiiter iws in the future. Tlie Qirccr Center spiin- siirs the Kisiness aircer f;iirs twice a year. ' uiiii fry Qitolyii McOrady BuMixK ' . niiijor senior Matt Bennett wait. for to Ix ' sin with senior Matt Scheidler. .M.uiy hi-sincss majors f ullillal their social science rtxiuireiiKiits in ;uithrti[ lo ' ct urses. r i ii(i l-N .Amue Kn m V i h r ' ,wl I : f i y - T kx juniors and seniors talk to aimpanv recruiters at the business l;ur ro learn what qualities and experiences businesses are kxiking lor when hiring. Business majors took general classes to become the well- rounded employee companies desire, such ;is computer courses, account- I ing, business law, and management. P(l«o fry Gin)h7i McGraJ ' Bond Hall is a second home to " Archies. ' Students spent countless all-nighters work- ing on projects in Bond, so frequendy diat Bond was one month ' s " Crihs " focus in the Scholastic Photo bv hiataha Fkrre 1 " 1 mmMm 0 jJ k iLri Hl ' H isr ■1 ■ 1 iiB l i . ...-..i 5ophoniore Nina Meyer listens to a guest lec- turer in Professor Economakifs class. Small class sizes allowed for a lot of student-professor interaction, since each project requires individual attention. l ' u)i(i H Nauiha Fiare %ophomote Grant Invin critiques Father ' Sorin ' s Memorial Project. Architecture students not only spent their time creating their own designs, but also learning the toic skills used in critiquing others ' work. PIviU) tv Naiaiya Fitne Architecture Arc y Ti _ Ture. flVt YCARi) or ALL-Nl ;UTtR Architecture is one nf the must time-consuming degrees that students can work towards. Tliere is a five-year undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture d ee and a two- year K4aster ' s of architecture degree. This five-year progr;im allows for saidents to earn a professional degree, which is required for a license. During the fifth year, majors work on their thesis project, many of which gain national recognition ;md puHication. After gaining his or her Bachelor of Arcliitecture degree, an " archie " will spend three years as an intern, allowing him or her to take the licoising exara The abundance of projects requires insane amounts of coffee, coundess all-nighters, and transferring out of the dorms and into Bond Hall. The School of Architecture has set up a new honor each fall and spring semester: the Special Gimmendation Honor. This is awarded to the projects with the highest quality design and enhancements by each studio ' s professor. One unique aspect about the architecture program is that every junior is required to spend the year studying in Rome. TTie program is near to V azz3, Navona, as well as the home of the Pantheon, and the students reside in the Lunetta Hotel in Kaz a dei Fiori. Classic architecture is stressed, and students take four courses per semester. Throughout the year, the students visit various parts of Italy, such as Tuscany, Sicily, and the Veneto, with time to visit historic sites, sketch, and sightsee. This yearlong experience causes Notre Dame students to be among the most competitive in die field after graduation. b • Elizabeth Mlerenfeld One of the requirements for architecture stu- dents Ls spending their junior yean, in Italy. These students spent time sight-seeing around Europe during their Christmas break. P ujKi amnesy of Will Ganlat d ophomore Luke OLson admires architecture - sketches in Bond Hall. The walls in this ! uilding were covered in layouts and designs of future buildings. Photo by Naudya Fiore Academ ce Once upon a time, there was a little hoy named Johimy. Johraiy was in most respects a gtxxl boy: he respected his elders, he ate his vegetables, and he brushed and flossed at least twice a day. Johnny, though, had a Htde problem: he was never ready to go to bed when his parents would send him up. Every night when his parents sent him to bed, Johnny would kick and scream; " 1 don ' t want to go to bed! I ' m not sleepy I " he would shout over and over. One day, Johnny ' s mother sat him down and explained that news of liis behavior was starting to spread; if he didn ' t start behaving at night, and going to bed like a g(xxl little boy, he would get a visit from the Sandman. " I ' m not afraid of the S;indman! " Johnny told his mother. " I don ' t have to go to bed if I ' m not tired. " Johnny ' s mother sighed, but let the issue go. There was no getting through to this little recreant- in-training. The next night, Jolinny tlirew his standard fit at bedtime and was lying in Ix ' d thinking of all the things he could be doing instead of sleeping. All of a sudden, there came a tapping on his window. He got up, Luidid the latch, iind then jumped back as a gaily bedecked man jumped in over the sill. " Do you know who I am, Johnny? I am the Sandman! " Johnny stared at liim mutely. " You don ' t like going to sleep, do you, Jolinny? " Johnny shcwk his head. " Don ' t you wish you never had to go to bed again? Think of all the fun things you could do if you didn ' t have to waste rime sleeping! " Tliis time Jolinny nodded his head vigorously, still not speaking. " Would you like me to make it so you never need to go to bed again, Johnny? " the Sandman asked. Jolinny jumped up and down and clapped his h;inds. " Oh, yes, please! TTiat would be wonderful! " Tlie Sandman pLillcd a funny-kx)ldng stick out of liis pocket. Johnny jumped back when he saw that it had two snakes twined around it, but the Sandman just chuckled and said, " Don ' t worry, Jolinny. It will do you no harm. " Then he tapped Jolinny twice on the head with it, and said, " Sleep. " In the moniing, Johnny thought it had all been a dream. If he really had gotten a visit from the Sandman, and he really had promised to make it so he ' d never sleep again, then why had he slept through the night? Johnny soon forgot all about his strange " dream, " and as the years passed, he came to realize that sleeping was good, and was no longer upset when it was time for bed. Then he turned 18, and went off t o collie. Tlie first day of Johnny ' s Gen. Chem. class, he showed up early, so he could get a seat in front. When the professor walked in, Jolinny felt a niggling sense of deja vu, but quickly dismissed it as class got underway. At the end of class, when all of the little Science majors now knew what was in store for them in the next tour years (liint: not sleep), Johnny stopped to introduce himself to his professor. " Hi, Profesair Sands, I ' m — " " I know, " liis professor interrupted liim. " We ' ve met. " by Alyssa Bmiiwieilci ' c . Prolo or Mueller k-clurcs Ui the students ill liis IiitRvluctioii ti ' AtTDiiautics cliiis. This class acted iis ;in intrnliiciioii to basic concepts in fluid mechanics ;iiid aiqilane aerodviiamics. PI oio by Blly Gallag ier The Htrpatnck lingineviing Btiilding is the site t)f iremy aiKineering labs. Notre L .mie offei a lot of opportimities for students to gci involved in significiuu rcsc;irch. PJioto rv Blly tiiltig ier i ass [■Ra Ejn0 neer r]0 fciiphoinciri. ' s Mcralitli Liiix . i Paul JaaJ ' s -■ Hiiik oil a proja:t. liiigi ' i ' - ' criiiK siulL ' IUS iiL Oo.! Ill Iv meticulous iuid cautious, since ilicir projects !c |uire a lot of detailed, careful nieasurenienis. Pluitii h hliy ' . ' kiUaxlicr Ae paee eiiyuieennjj students build an airtilaiie. Most engineering students took I a variety- of engiiieeriny claivses K;fore they de- I cided w hich bnuich of engineering in which to I specialire. I ' uiK) Iry Mly daUagl cr Academics Education majors spend a large portion of time ' - ' reaching at local grade schcxils. Bittersweet Hementary was one such school this semester. Photo fry Namt-m Fiare nan i. MaryV sophomore Erin Hannafan dis- - cusses the day ' s agendi. Notre I ame allows students to take cKisses at St. Mar ' ' s to gain an education degree while they receive mother de- gree from the Uiiversir ' of Nkitre l arne. Pholo Itv NuuiKu Fif re Enn Hannafan sits with elementan ' scluxil students. Getting to know the smdents is such 11 huge part of teaching that this intemction is a program rei.|uirement. I ' v)[o fi)i Natalya Fiitre Education ' • I 6fr. MAI2.Y6 Couu aHp ace. " Wilis s St. Man ' s student presents a children ' s bLX k in het education class. The Education nun presents all the skills of te;iching in a h;inds-on approach, since practice U more ' rtant for teaching than menxiriradon of niqucs or facts. Phnto counesy cf Viacma Wianer Wliar ' s your m;ijor. ' It is (inc (if those qucstioas that everyone lii s asket-l another perscm before, and the conmum ;uxswers abound. Engineering, chemistry, and even architecture would be conmion ;md almost ;mticipated ;msvvers, hut education would usually elicit a pu::led l(X)k. Wliile Notre Dame does not offer an eduaititin major, Notre Dame students with an interest in eduaition as part of their degree or as an iKcupation have recourse to satisfy their curicKity. They can enroll in the Education, Schooling and Society minor, or if they wish to delve deeper into education, they can attend classes at St. Mary ' s College. Through the exchange process, smdents can obtain a St. Mary ' s education major and complete the other half of a double major at Notre Dame. The St. MaT ' ' s education program seeks to provide students with the maximum amount of e,xperience, requiring students to spend five semesters observing and teaching in local schools, leading towards eventual state certification. After commencement, Notre Dame graduates can pursue education further through service programs such as Teach for America and ACE (Alliance for Catholic Education). Teach for America selects graduates for two years of volunteer teaching in either impoverished urban or rural areas across the country. Participants in this program aim to achieve equality in education h ' helping children bekiw national standards catch up to those children in more prreperous districts. The ACE program sends graduates to teach for tw-o years in disadvantaged Catholic schools in the southern half of the United States. Between academic years, ACE teachers participate in eight weeks of instruction to further assist them in their classrooms and alsci to prepare them to receive their master ' s d ee in education, which Notre Dame awards to graduates of both programs. W rd e both programs take graduates of any major, they desire that applicants are passionate about teaching and have the determination to face any challenges that teaching could present. This preference is not without reason, as a teacher ' s passion and determination are often contagious to those students whom they ser ' e, no matter to which socioeconomic class they belong. b - Ellen VogliiGd,GC Academlce Notre Dame saidents know that finding a job after graduation is not a guarantee. That is why Notre Dame ' s Career Center is so popular among Domers. Not only does the Career Center offer guidance to any indecisive student and inform him or her about opportunities for employment, but the Career Center hosts many workshops, fairs, and open houses to guide students in their preparation for the real world. The center offers assistance in finding internships and jobs in most any city, including Chicago, Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C. Advisers aid students with the alumni network, linking them with Notre Dame graduates in positions in their hometowns so that they can find summer internships or per manent jobs after they graduate. Employer presentations, such as Liz Claiborne and Humana, are advertised on the Career Center ' s website. The Career Center helps students set up interviews with top corporations, as well as relaying deadlines for applications. Students are given support and taught how to create an effective resume, do well in an interview, and be prepared for the requirements of businesses. Career nights give students a chance to listen to someone who has a job in their desired field. With the preparation necessary and the guidance of the Career Center, Notie Dame graduates have a much easier time securing a job after graduation. hy ElisabetK Mlereiifelxl This ixilitical sciaice major lcx)ks over pam- phlcB at a career night. The Career Center offered many such brochures to make students aware of the requiremmts necessary for success. Photo by Natalya Fiore Business studaits sign up for infomiation at die business fair. Tliis allowed for future contact with more experiencai individuals who could assist undergraduates in finding a job. P ioio fry Qirol i Mdjrady Career Servicee V Life. Anrcii CJrapuati n Eacfi A anj sprins semester, a Ixisincss fair is liclJ m the JACX This allmved students to Ivcimic au-arc o( av;ulahle ixist-ynKluatc jtilv. ' mill hi ( imi ii MilJriiJv This RtiNvniiaiJ rqircsentative recruits N itrc l .init; stiidaits in the JACX. She jLscussed the quiilities that her compimv. as vwll as many others, Icxiks for in liiring employees, ' vno h C inTjJMi Mi- mhh J f y « The Career Center hosts tnany career nights for different majors. Here, students attend I prcsentatiiTi for politcal science iiujors in order t ' Jisaiver career options. fViolo fry Natafyi Flore V k.. i- " x ; - ' Academic© llJKiS eliandi ' s grandson discusses religion, peace, and nonsnolence in the Hesburgh Library. This fa- mous name presented " War on Terrorism and Ghan- dian Ethic " on the morning of October 29. Photo by Bily Gallagher Peter Engel, the Dean of the School of Communi- cation . the Arts at Regent LViiversirv, speaks to FTT majors about his career. He is best knov Ti as the Executive Producer of " Saved By The Bell. " Photo by Bdly Gallagiter nsE! BiscMl great Hank Aaron the crowd II the pep rally prior to the Purdue game. Fri- day nights at the JAOG during ftxitlxill season was a common rime to sec famous guest speakers on Notre Dame ' s campus. Phiitn by Bdly Galtaglter Mumala Aqniwee came in October to present " The Progress of Demix:rac ' : The strategy ' for Lilvration in Iraq. " Ms. . ' Xqrawec worked with the giivcmment of the city of Mosul for denuxrracy in Iraq. Phnin l-ry Anya Herdtlvrgcr Oueet 3peskere r Vli IT R While guest speakers all desire to he ahle to explain their position in detail, the ' also hope to attract those who will expound upon or refute their reasoning. Tliey hope to encounter an equally enthusiastic and well-informed assemhly that can contrihute Cii the most producri ' e dialogue, sparking new questions and ohser ations previously unconsidered hy the speaker. These encounters also do credit to tlie various institutes, departments, and organizations that regularly sponsor such lectures in a hope to further edify their members. Tlie speakers ' achievements in their respective fields reflect the sponsors ' own desire to supply the fields with new research. Other times the sponsors wish to recognize the positive illustration made in the speaker ' s experiences or work. However, guest speakers and their sponsors are not always so idealistic. Although guest speakers seek to rouse and broaden their listeners ' minds, they also understand that they are, in a way a thinking person ' s kind of performer, a combination of both prtxiucti ' e dialogue and entertainment. As a result, some guest speakers lake a more ad-sav ' ' approach. TTiey make a point to tap into topics ot lesser intellectual, hut ot greater pop cultural importance, resulting in the unusual combinations of such figures as 1 larry Potter and St. Augustine, or the renaming their topics in the most clever and provocative way possible. Every speaker realizes that he has a captive audience and that it is his job to have the audience captive to the words coming from his mouth and not by the walls around them. Tlie speaker otten does this by recounting his personal experiences or soine amusing anecdotes on the subject. He understands that these decepti ' ely simple stories can more distinctly convey his proposed point than any amount ot formal research could. Through these methods, the speaker is able to entertain the audience into reevaluating its previous notions on the subject. Whichever method the speaker chooses to present his argument, he has already made an acute improvement beyond the ordinary lecture. It has gone beyond an obligation and has become something more than just entertainment. The two parties of speaker and audience have convened and emerge with a more insight) ul iew ol the topic. Upon first consideration, willingly attending a sixty or ninety minute long lecture by a guest speaker might be reason enough to question that person ' s mental stahilit . The topic and arguments being made can be difficult to discern, and after all, lectures are what many .students daily find to be tedious, sleep-inducing, or just plain absence-worthy. Howeve r, it is this willingness to participate in this seemingly banal exerci-se that sets these lectures apart; the willingness is not only shciwn by those attending who attentively listen to and reflect on the presentation, but by the speaker who crafts various resources or his own research into a carefully prepared line of reasoning. TTiis willingness to go beyond established obligations is visible evidence of a more profound motivation, that is, an ardent desire to gain greater insight into a topic of great personal relevance. bA ' EUgii V oglaeder o-«rr-T ' . r " - ♦, A Jf J f ' • ' iF f - ii I ' - - !►. mr ft - ' 1 These saidentj tittenJeJ the Ghiuiji ;iiiJ Termr- Lsm speech. For niiuiy of the spe;tkers to campus, auditonunis are packed full witli even- seat taken by an interested studait or facult ' meniher. J ' int(j l-iy Blly Galbg KT Kelle ' , cousin of sophomore Liur.i Kelley, presented " Life of a Soldier. " He spoke aKiut his time spent fighting in Iraq. P ioto hi Ciirvlyii Mdjnuly Academics nals i. ' V Officers Group Frcmt Row: Dr. IDcnriLS JacoU, Vice Presidait mid Asscitiate Pnniist; J. Roberto Gurierrez, Vice President for Public , ' i fMirs iind Commuriication; Rev. Edward A. Vlalk y, CS.C, President; Rev. William D. Seetch, CS.C., Holy Cro s Superior; Louis M. Nanni, Vice President for Uiivcrsit ' Relatiais; Dr. Matthew S. Cullinan, Execu- tive Assist:int to the President Second row: Dr. Christine M(i::iar. Vice President arid xiate Prowwt; Chmidra ]. jolinscxi, As.ststant to the President; Dr. Carol C. Kaesebier, General Giunsel Rick row: Jolin A. Sejdinaj, Vice Presidait for Finance; Rev. John 1. Jenkins, CS.C, President-Elect; Rev. Mark L. Poomian, CS.C, Vice President for Student Affairs; Dr. Jolin F. Atfleck Graves, Executive Vice President; Rev. Peter A. Jarret, CS.C, Counselor to die President; Dr. Jrfftc " ' C K:intor, Vice President for Graduate Sttidics and Research; James J. L phout, Vice Presitient for Business Operations; Scott C Malpass, Vice President ;ind Chief Investment Officer Not Pictured Dr. Nadian O. Hatch, Proxost; Dr. Jean Ann Linnets Vice President and .Assi viatc Provost; Dr. Kevin M. White, Athletic Director Office of the Provost Dr. Cliristine Mariar, Asstxiate Provost; Dr. Je;m .Ann ljnne . .Associate Provost , Dr. Dennis C Jaaibs, Associate Pa vost; Dr. Nath;m O, Hatch, Prii ost; Vlan E. Pugel, Execurive A.s,si.stant to die Provcst; Jov J. Vann-Hainilton, .Assisttint Provi»t. Student Affairs Office Ffcmt Row: Jeffrey R. Slioup, Director of Residence Life and Housing; Gina M. Firth, L ' HrLxrror of Alcohol ;md Drug Education; Itis L. Ouriaw, Director of Multicultural Student Programs iind Scr ce ; L . SteilTe-Pa.salich, Director of Guuiseling Ciai- ter; Sr. Jean Laiz, OSF. .Assistant Vice President for Student .Al fairs; Bong Miqtdabas, Director of Intcniatioiial Student Ser ices and Activities Back Row: Dr. 0. David Moss, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs; .Ann M. Firth, As.s x:iate Vice President tor Student .Afliiirs; Rev. Richard V. W;mier, CS.C, Director of Gunpus Ministry. Rex J. Rakow, Director of Security Police; WiUiiUii W. Kirk, As.stx:iate Vice President for Rcsidaicc Life; Rev. M;uk L Poonnan, CS.C, Vice President for Studmt Affairs; M. Brian Giughlin. L " irector of Student Activities aiid LaFortuiie Student Center; Lee J. Svete, Director of Career Center; Ann E Kleva , Director of L ' niversiry Health Services Not pictured: Jennifer A. Mtniihan, Exectitive Assistant to the Vice Prc idcnl for Student Affairs; Sr. M. L Gude, C5.C, Assistant Vice President for Student .Aflairs. Faojlt-y and Staff One ot tlic iimst luiique aspects o( the Uniwrsirs- of Nutre Danic — iuIut thiui the intense tixttball traditiiTi — is its academic excellaice siiice 1842. AlcTiy witli the tiuigh admissions standards and highly achiexing stiidaits comes a liighly qu;ilitied staff of administration :ind faculty- members. Tliese jxxiple u " irk hard to maintain Notre Dame ' s , strong sense ot moralin ' , ;uid luihinderal ment, whether it is tlirough student lite, the donns, classrooms, or general | ilicies. Notre Dame compromises its qu;tlir ' tor nothing .mA no iine, retiising to lower the academic t indard tor recniits, despite any pressures to improve -pTts teams. Notre Dame ' s long-standing tradition ci mes from excellence both in sports as well as iicademia, ;ind it would not be the same to sacrifice one tor the other. The administration does evervthing it can h making decisions to uphold Kith standards. Notre Dame sticks with e ' er ' one who has playal a pan in it, ailiTiinistration and students alike. Part ot Notre Dame ' s uniqueness lies in its long-lasting iu-u ' ersit ' presidents, shown in that only two prc ii.lents ha ' e scr ed in the past 52 years: Monk Mallo ' ;uid Father Hesburgh. XTiile tliis is the final year that President Reveraid Edward A. Mallo ' will serve as the head of the Officers Group, this does not mean tliat he will complete! ' lea ' e the University-. V(lien President Mallo ' made the decision to step down, he prtimised, " 1 ha e no intention of going ;tn - place else. Father Hesburgh pro ides a great nuxiel — he got away, he came back, he ' s done great things. " In the summer of 2005, Father John Jenkins will take o er the role of President and will continue the tradition of excellence that Malloy has developed over the past 18 years. Tlie Office of the Provost does its part by ctxirdinating ;ill ot the tasks and scholastic actmties of the University of Notre Dame. The Office of Student Affairs works to enable students to l ?come well- rouiulai indi iduals with educational opportunities, a prominent ethical foundation, ;ind a strong sense of self. The Rectors of Notre Dame provide role models and support to students within their living environment. All of the officers and faculty of this university do their parts every day to promise a strong education int ated with abundant opportunities, leading to success for all of the university ' s student. Its ' Elizabeth Mlecenfeld. Rectors Front Row; Rev. Joliii GmleN-, CSC, Segfried; Sr. Canine Ettieridge, IH , Farley-; Mr. Edivard Miick, O ' Neill; Sr. Mary Ann Mueninghoff , OP, Pasquerilla East; Sr. Su. an Bruno, OSF, Pasquerilla West; b. .Anne Napoli, Badin; Sr. Patricia Deaitaugh, IHM, Cavanaugh Second Row: Ms. .Andrea Feay, Univerat ' Village and Cripe Street .Apartments ; Ms. Githerine Winilcates, Lewis; Sr. Susan Dunn, OP. Lyons; Sr. Patricia Thoirias, OP. Walsh; Br. Jerome Mey-er, CSC, Knott; Re -. J. Steele, CSG Monissey; Rev. Tliotnas Gaughan, CSC, Stanford Ttiird row: Ms. Kadileen Brannock, Howard; Rev. Peter Jatret. CSC. Keough; Rev. M;«-k Tliesing, CSC, Keena] ' ; Rev. James Lewis, O.Giim, Carroll; Rev. James King, CSC, Sorin; Rev. Paul Do ie, CSC. Dillai Back R(w: Rev. Rotert Moss, CSC, Fisher; Ms. Heather Rakocry, Pangbom; Rev. Thomas Eckert, CSC, St. EWard ' s; Rev. Daniel Pairish, CSC, Ziilim;. Mr. Patnck Rus.sell, Fisher and 0 ' FLira.Grace graduate rcsidaices; Ms.Guidace Cai5on. XX ' elsh Family Not pictured: Rev. Geiirge Rozum. CSC, .■Mumni; .Ms. Rebecca Davidscxi. Breen-Pliillips; Ms. Bedi Skmner, McGlinn Academics e; j «l %ort6 mm Michigan . IrI U TUN RjVAL in JJ ME- PElJCJZ. After the first football game of the 2004 season, with a somewhat surprising and disappointing loss to BYU, the home opening game had everyone talking about the potential force of the Michigan team, then ranked number eight. After all, the Notre Dame running game was held to 1 1 yards the week before, and the Irish didn ' t manage a single point against Michigan ' s 38 points last season. Senior running back Marcus Wilson said, " Going into the game, the team was thinking that we needed a win . . . and we needed to come in with great focus and great a ttitude. " Wilson and his teammates seemed to have a good handle on what was needed to beat Michigan. In the first half of the game, Michigan was forced to go for field goals, gaining 9 points this way and leaving the Irish trailing 9-0 at the half. However, Notre Dame was still very much in the game and just needed to make a big play. This it came early on in the 3 " quarter when senior wide receiver Matt Shelton caught a 46-yard pass from quarterback Brady Quinn, and with an extra point kick by D.J. Fitzpatrick the score was now 9-7. Wilson cited this moment as one of the highlights of the game. " Matt Shelton ' s touchdown started everything, " he stated. Later in the third quarter, the Irish were behind 12-7 after another Wolverine field goal. Senior quarterback Dwight Ellick intercepted a pass off of the hands of a Michigan ' s Braylon Edwards at the Michigan 29 yard line. After working their way to the 6 yard line, freshman running back Darius Walker completed it for a touchdown at the start of the 4 ' ' ' quarter. It was his first career touchdown, and also his first game, as he didn ' t play during the BYU contest. Michigan went three and out on its next drive, only to see the punt blocked by Jerome Collins and Chase Anastasio. Corey Mays recovered it on the Michigan 5 yard line. In just a couple of minutes. Walker scored again on a 5 yard drive, giving ND a solid 21 to 1 2 lead. With just under 6 minutes left in the game, senior Rashon Powers- Neal caught an 8 yard pass from Quinn, which sealed the deal, making the score 28-12. Though the Wolverines did put up some last minute points, it was not enough to stop the Fighting Irish. Notre D ame clinched the 28-20 victory when junior wide receiver Maurice Stovall recovered Michigan ' s onside kick. This was Notre Dame ' s first win over a top- 10 team since they beat fifth- ranked Michigan two years ago. The biggest surprise of the game was Darius Walker ' s double touchdown debut in the fourth quarter. All in all, Walker ran foi 115 yards on 31 carries, a starting game with ND that was anything but skiw. In the fourth quarter alone he rushed 14 times for 61 yards His effort, along with that of the rest of the offense, showed a much needed improvement. To show theii excitement for the win, the Notre Dame student section poured ontc the field. After the game, Marcus Wilsor said that he felt that " By beating Michigan, we made a statement that we weren ' t the team that went " against BYU. We felt that we had ;■: chance to show that we could be oni. of the best teams in the countr ' . " By Melissa Harris ,; ' t P 5 ' F P W% Je J-r j j l 2004 Notre Dame Football Team neii; Mstl HJKbrook. Pmlon JickMn. Col Laui. Cartyt« HolKUy. Mtko GoolKby, Oorek Cufry, Jerom CoHint, BUty P lm»f. Kyl« BudlftK k. Gr«g Pauty. Jar«d CUrk and Ca(to« C4mpboll 2nd Rot Ifrom tofll! Juvttn Tuck. Ltontl Bolan, Quentin eurrell. Ryan Grant. Dwighl Ellick. 0«nn MKchetl, Corey Mjy«. kUrtt LtVtoir. J Flupatrtck. SUn Rewlle. Zach OtiM. " ompson Ifd Ram (from l»ft): Brian Btklatich. io«h SchmM Man Shthon, Rathon Pow n-H al, Btlan MattM. 0«n Sttvenfton Brandon Hoyta. __in. SconRan ton.0«v»dFltX9arald«rKlJBRM«Bon«at. 4lh Ham l , fnum Imlt): IWia RKhardaan. Anlho«iv Fatano Anthony Salvador Jama Bant. Martv Woooav. Dan Ch«fvan«cK. Craig Cardilto, Travis Lattko. Dan Santuocl. Mlka O ' Hara. Jaka Camay. Boto Morion aod Oarati LMndri. S fi Upw (from laft : Nata Schiccatano. Jamta Ryan. Nick Bol»•t Marcua Fraaman, JafT Jartktna, Rhama McXnlght Maurica Slovati. Matt Mnchall, Froddte Partah IV, laaiah Oardnar. Travt Thomaa, Ryan Harris. Brandon Harris and Rob Wood . thfto» fromla«l John SuUtvan. Tom ZWkowaki. JaR Samardtiia. Vtclor Ablamirl. Brady Qutnn. Chtnadum Ndukw . Ambroaa Woottan. Carl doia. John Carteon. GaofTray Prica, Bobby Rankot. Joa Brock»ngton. Chaaa Anattailo and Mnchall Thomas T tt i RffW ( fpwn ft): Travor Laws. Chauncay Incamato. Braodon NkoUs. John Kadous. Oarrln BrafKt- Davtd Wolka. J J. JanMn, Wada lamt. Tamil Lambart. Anthony Vtrnaglta. Tragg Ouarson. Tim Grlizman and Abdal Banda Bth Rqw (ffopi tfft); Ryan Postal. Chrts Vaughn. Maurtca Crum. Jr. Ronatd Taiiay, Justin Brown. Junior Jabbta. Lao Farrma Justin Hoskins and Darius Walkar Hh Rqw jfr m laft): dlractor of football oparattont Enca Gtnisa, assistant strangth aivd conditioning coordinator Lon Racoid. strangth conditioning intatn Frank Piramo. ononsiva gradoata attlaUnI Chad KIwndar, dafansnra gradual asstslant OJ Ourkin. dalansiva baciis coacft Stavan Wilks oftanstvo lino;tigM ends coach Mike D«nbrock. wkI rocaivars coach Trent Mllas, olfansWa Hoa coacb John McDonall. offenslva coordlnatorfquartarbacks coach BM Otadrtdi. baad coach Tyrone WUdngham. dafentiva coordinator Kent Baer. dafensha lina coach Grag Mattlaon. Ilnabackara coach Bob SJmmons, running backaftpactel teams coach Buzz PfMton, director of player development Jimmy Goruales and strength and cortdiUonIng coordlrtator OAckay m»w hi gfgfc fffl fftMIl WUfcTeam chaplain Rev. WUBam Sl lc b. CS.C . player devtfopmani Mam Dav Pelo )um. student trainer Katie Qu»gtay. student trainer Rachel Ramo . ttudant trainar Jacquaiin Damnunn. associate athletic trainer Mtchaal MWar. Malttani aihlailc trakwr Tony Sutton. saaoclata athMtc trainer Mike Bean, head athletic trainer fphyatoal Ihanpltt Jim Russ, tanlor mana ar Liam Cruxs. senior martager Maureon Muh anay, aanlor man 9ar John Palmar. (lent manager Henry Scroope. assltUni aqutpmant managar Matt Kerl . video coordinator Tim CotHns and (cam chaplahn Rev, Paul Doyle. CSC mtmmm Football Pk u aiurtcsy of Ugluhouse Imagmg Diiriiis Walker scores liis first Notre Dame loiicliJowii. He Rislied il times for 115 yards .igainst the Wolverines. P uito fry Camlyn MdJrady Justin I uck sacks Michigmi quarterKick tJiaJ Hennc. He moved to the top of the sch(H l sacks list with 23.5. Philu hi Qinil-yti McLkady Comertuck LXnyht Ellick intercepts a tliird quarter pass. This led to a touchdown and gave the Irish a 14-12 lead. Fhotu by Carolyn McOrady Spotlight On. Third straight home victory over Michigan. first freshman to score In an Irish home opener in 25 years. 3pDrte s Football Matt Slieltdii catches a p;iss, the first of his two tDuchJimns duiing the Witshitigton game. It was a 24 yard pa from Brady Qiiiiui. Plvito aiunesy o S iotlv Infirmuuitm Michigan State Washington Irish post back-to-back wins =rr » WTicn Nticrc LXuiic ttK k die tick! versus Michigan State, a lor -as on the line. Bv tlie tliirj g;uiie oi tlu season, the Fi litin.L: Irish had ;Jready experiencal a liearthre.iking loss to BYU ;iiul were coming oit a tield-rushing ictor ' over Michigan. Initialh, the game did mit loiik promising tor the Insli. W ' itli tour minutes off the clock, Micliigan State reco ered a bkxrked Notre L ime punt, iind reuimed it 14 yards tor a touchdown. After Minie short nins bv Darius Walker and r o incomplete passes h ' Brady Quinn, the Irish were torced to punt again on their ne.xt dri ' e. Luckily, sophomore safet ' Tom Zbikov -sld pickcxl off a pass b - the Micliigan State qu arterback Stephai Reeves, changing the momentum of the game. A one-yard bootleg b ' Brady Quinn resulted in Notre Dame ' s first touchdown ot the night. Iliis uouki Iv ihc onl time the score was e en tor the rest ot the game. Tow.irds the end ot the tirst quarter, Zl " iko vski stripped the Kill trom the MSL ' running Kick LUtd retumc l it 75 tor lui Irish touchdown, making the sct re 14-7. In die second (.luarter, Quinn connectc-d with saiior Matt Shelton tor a 35-yard touchdown to gix ' e the Irish a 2 1 -7 half rime lead. Ry;in Grant, who had 1 1 carries, addc l more points to the scoreKiard with a 6-yard touchdown mn. Howe ' er, MichigLin State responded quickh ' , as DeAndra Gibb returned the following kickoff 89 ards for a touchdown. In the fourth quarter, Michigan State made a slight run, outscoring Notre Dame 10 to 3, but they lacked the strengdi to triumph o ' er die Irish. The sea of green retumal to Sutth Ix-iul with a 5 1 -24 victory over the Spart;ins. Tlie following week, the Irish facLxl the Washington Huskies for their sixth-ever meeting, and leading the series 5-0. Six minutes into the game, Quinn direw a 24 yard strike to Shelton, aitapulting 80,000 fans into p;indemonium. With 20 sc :onds left in the first quarter, they connected again for ;uiother Irish touchdown. Tliis was Shelton ' s first ctirecr start. After the Irish recovered a tumble b ' the Huskies on their own 18 yard line, Quinn threw the Kill to .Aithon - Fasaiio for a touchdown with tlircx " seconds let t in the quarter. The second quarter included another pass to Fasano resulting in a second touchdown for die junior right end. D.J. Hcipatrick ' s field goal in the closing seconds ot die hiilf brought the score to Notre Dame 31 - Washington 3. Wlule the second luilt was not as exhilarating, in the fourth quarter, Rhema McKnight grabbed a 53-yard reception iind Darius Wiilker charged 17 yard for the final Notre Dame touchdown. Quinn ' s final statistics were impressive, completing 15 of his first 23 passes, with four touchdowns ;ind 266 yards. Shelton commented, " Brady had a great day; you can ' t s[xrak oiough aKuit him. He puts it where I can catch it ;ind I make the mast of it. " Despite the numerous facetious groans heard diroughout the student section as the smallest students were put up to do 38 customary pushups, this was an aicouraging win for the Irish, who held VC ' ashingtoii to a mere field goal. By Kathleen Daley and Megan O ' Hara Tom Zbikow ki makes a 75 -ard fumble return for an Iristi touctidown in the first quarter of ttie MSU game. P ioio courtesy of Sports Information Dariu.s Walker prays in the end zone before kickoff at Michigan State, foch player liad his own w-av if preparing for each game, toth in the ktker nxim and cti the field P ioto by Billy Gdlagl er Sforte n D wight EUick prepares to tackle a Purdue uide receiver. The Irish defense allowed 413 net passing yards. Photo hy Bridget Vehmeyer CtBch Willingham and the team vait in the tunnel before taking the field. Many players cite this as one of the most exhilarating parts of gameday. Phtn (tv Bridget Veihmeyer potlight On... uinn threw for 432 yards vs. Purdue, the 2nd most in Notre Dame history. Ryan Cimnt avoids twxi Stanford players as he dives for the goalline. The senior had fmi [ nichdowTis on the day. r wK) hi Girolyii Mdjrady Football Purdue Stanford Team Falls, TKen Reoounds Coming o{{ three straight wins, Notre Dame had liigh expectations for tlieir meeting with the Riilennakers. Ho v« ' cr, thanks to die ami of quarterKick Kyle Orttin, Purdue ended a 1 3-gaine kwing streak at Notre Dame ttith their first win since 1974. Early on, the game w tied at 3-3, but en Purdue ' s secind dri e, Jerome Baxiks returned the Irish punt 100 yards to give them a 10-3 lead. This pnnidc l momentum that wtjuld continue tor tlie rest of the day. A missed field goal by D.J Htrpatrick and then a Purdue field gL«l made the score 1 }-i. At the end oi the first half, the Irish dawe 77 yards and looked to he right hick in the game. TTien, a Darius Walker tumble on the i-yaid line was recovered h ' Purdue. Their touchdown , ith tme minute left sent the Irish into the kxrker room trailing 20-3. Things did not improve for the Irish after halftime. .After the Irish punted .m the first drive, Orton threw a 97- yard pass to Taylor Stuhliletield, right over the hands of comerhack Dwight Ellick. Tlie Irish responded with a touchdown of their own when Quinn connectal with Rhema McKnight for 40 ards. This made tlie score 27-10. Notre Dame kept pushing, and on their following dri ' e, Qiiinn threw a 41 -yard pass to Jeff Saniardirja. This set up a rushing touchdown b - Rashon Powers- Neal, but the Irish missed the t o-point cc»i version. TTiey did not score again, and Purdue continued to a 41-16 icton-. A bright spot w-as Quinn ' s performance, as he was 26 of 46. Also, Anthony Fasano collected 155 vards, the most e ' er b ' an Irish tight end. Howe -er, Notre Dame only managed 76 rushing yards. After this heartbreaking loss, senior running back Ryan Grant knew that the team needed to come together quickly. Going into the Stanford game he " was thinking that we needed to start fast. " He added that the biggest worry was " not letting them get confidence early on beauise they had been doing well. " Despite this gcxxJ defensive showing in the first half, Irish did not seem to have the fast start points-wise that Grant had hoped for. With a field goal from D.J. Fitrpatrick in the second quarter, the team was behind 6-3 at halftime. Luckily, the players, especially the offense, united in the second half and started to make things happen. After the Irish gave up a Stanford field goal, Brady Quinn responded with a 43-yard pass to junior Maurice Stovall. This set up a touchdown mn for Grant, who was coming off of a two game break with a hamstring injury ' . For a moment, the Irish were ahead 10-9, but the Cardinal soon answered with a touchdown of their own. Going into the fourth quarter, Stanford had the lead again at 1 5-10, but Notre Dame wasn ' t done yet. After a botched Stanford punt that switched the momentum in favor of the Irish, Gr;mt scored his second touchdown of the game an a 3-yard run. The ND defense kept St;mford scoreless through the quarter and the win was clinched with a 2 yard run b ' quarterback Quinn with 4:10 left in the game to give the Irish a final winning score of 25-15. The 13 points put up in the fourth quarter was an impressive final effort b - the offense. It secured the 8-2 record against Stanford in Notre Dame stadium, which w the fifth win in a row against this team. The latest three of those wins occurred under the three years of leadership from Head Coach T Tone WiUingham, who spent seven seasons in the same position at Stanford. By Bridget Veihmeyer and Melissa Harris TFie offense prepares for the next play. Notre Jerotne Collins Irings down Stanford ' s David V Dame had 536 ' ards of total offense com- Marrero. Later, he tackled tlie punter, caus- pared to Purdue ' s 512 ' ards. ing a bad kick and an ev entual Irish touchdown. Photo by Bridget Vahmeyer Photo by Carolyn McGrady 3pot i Navy BC Irish beat Navy, fall to BC On October 16, the Irish were victorious in East Rutherford, New Jersey, but it was more th;in just a win. The 27-9 triumph kept Notre Dame ' s winning streak alive against Nav ' . This streak of 41 consecutive wins is a current NCAA record. Though Na 7 was having a strong season, being undefeated at game time, the Irish had little trouble defending their impre-ssive record versus the Academy. The Irish set the tone early and never backed down. Senior Ryan Grant led the Irish with 1 1 4 mshing yards and two of the tliree Notre Dame touchdowns. Tlus was his first 100-yard game in two years. Brady Quinn played as a confident leader and went 1 1 -20 passing for 130 yards. At half rime the score was 17-0. Though the Midsliipmen answered in the third with sn early field goal, Notre Danie ' s defense remained disciplined throughout the whole of the match. Tlie Irish limited Na ' y to 2 1 6 rushing yards , 51 less than average, and made 6 sacks in the game. Navy ' s scJe touchdown came on a 5-yard run late in the game, when the Irish ' s victory was already sealed. While the Irish played a well rounded game, distributing offensive attacks to both the ground and air, the defense shut down Navy ' s passing game and controlled the ball movement on the ground. Led by Greg Pauly and Derek Landri, the Irish had six sacks on the day and limited the Midshipmen to 2 1 6 yards rushing. " It ' s critically important when you play a team as skilled as diey are to limit their options and to try and get ahead of them, " said former coach TyTone Willingham. The Irish did just that and returned home with a win. Tlie Boston Gillege Eagles, long time rivals of the Irish, left Notre Dame fans speechless after a touchdown in die last minute put BC up 24-23 and secured the win. Tlie Irish had come out strong and led 20-7 at half rime. But Boston kept it together and outscored die Irish 17-3 in the last nvo quarters. Notre Dame was held to 24 yards msliing in the second half. Tliey gained 197 yards more than the Irish to pull off a heart breaking victory. Both team ' s quarterbacks had strong games, with the Boston College quarterback, Paul Peterson passing for 383 yards in 41 attempts. Quinn got off 33 attempts tor a total of 231 yards, including a touchdown pass and nin. However, he also threw two interceprions at critical p .)ints in the game. TTie tirst came at the Eagles ' 1 yard Hne, and the second was picked off at BCs 11 -yard line. These proved to be huge defensive plays for the Eagles. D.J. Fitzpatrick kicked a 43- yard field goal with 2:51 left in the game, giving the Irish a six point lead. But BC had ample time to put together a game-winning drive. It ended with an amazing catch made by Tony Gonzalez in the end-zone. The extra point gave the Eagles a one point lead with 54 seconds remaining on the clock. Hie Irish were able to set-up and get off a 55-yard field goal attempt, but as time ran out, the baU fell short. Tlie Eagles notched their fourth straight win over die Irish. They also narrowed Notre Dame ' s lead in the heated rivalry to 9-7. By Kathleen Daley Led f Circg I ' auly, Insh players t;ike dinm Nav ciuarterhick Aaron Pulanco. The defense had 6 sacks and held Navy to 2 16 yards rushing. Photo by Billy GaUuglwr R an Cirant jumps over otlier players on his way into the end zone. He ended the day with 2 touchdowas and 1 14 yards. PlmUi by Billy Gallag u.T r k V-, ns!s Foot-ball ;ifet Qiicmiii Burrcll hiys out ;vs hf attempts ■■ lo liniij; down Bibles ciuartcrKick Paul Peter- son. IVirroll Ivkl a ame-liiKh 10 tackles against ihc LikIl-s. riuiio by V milyn McGrady Rhema McKnight tries to slip hetiveen two Boston Q)llege defenders. He led the team in receiving uith 78 •ards on 5 carries. P ioto by Carolyn McGrady ■ i-i - -r.yavi- Sports Tennessee Irish upset 9 Vols in Knoxville On November 6 ' ' ' , 2004, the Fighting Irish football team invaded Knoxville, Tennessee two weeks removed from a painful home loss to Boston College. The student body, eager to experience what Sports Illustrated On Campus judged to be the best college ftxitball Saturday atmosphere in the country, traveled en masse, and the sea of green met an ocean of orange in Neyland Stadium. Total attendance was estimated at 107,266. The ensuing game was a real dogfight, with big plays making the difference on a day when both offenses struggled. Tlie first of these came in the second quarter when Volunteer Cedric Housttin dodged multiple Notre Dame defenders. His 56-yard touchdown put Tennessee up 10-3. The next big play cxcurred at the end of the first half. Tennessee, with the lead and the ball, could have simply taken a knee and headed into the locker room. Instead, Volunteer coach Philip Fulmer sent his team out in shotgun formation to try a Hail Mar ' . Irish linebacker Brandon Hoyte broke through the line and laid a hard hit on UT ' s freshman phenom quarterback, Erik Ainge, separating his shoulder and forcing him out of the game. Tennessee came out in the second half with junior Rick Clausen replacing Ainge. Clausen folded under intense pressure from the Irish pass rush, and made a costly mistake. As he was being sacked b ' defensive tackle Derek Landri, Ainge desperately tried to throw the ball away, only to see it drop into the hands of linebacker Mike Goolsby. Goolsby returned the interception 26 yards for a touchdown and a 14-10 Notre Dame lead. Tliis was the first score of his career and Notre Dame ' s third defensive score of the year. Tliis would prove enough tor the victory. Tennessee notched a field goal late in the third quarter, but D.j. Fitzpatrick ' s 39 yard field goal in the fourth made the final score 17-1 3, for the second Irish upset of a top-ten team this season. The Irish defense was the star unit for the game, surrendering only 58 yards on the ground and 269 through the air. In addition to his interception — the only of the game for either team — Gcxilsby led the team in tackles, with seven. Hoyte and Derek Curry each had six, while senior defensive end Justin Tuck had five, with tv o of them coming on sacks. This was his second multi-sack game of the season. Tuck ' s second quarter sack moved him to the top of Notre Dame ' s all- time sack list, with 2 3.5. He had been tied with former Irish player Kor ' Minor prior to this play. The only Volunteer touchdown of the evening came when running back Cedric Houston took a dump off passi from Erik .Ainge and scampered 56 yards into the end zone. On the other side of the ball, Notre Dame was less successful. Brady Quinn finished with only 1 1 8 yards and one touchdov Ti on 12 of 23 passing. However, the offense did enough to win. In the first quarter, tliL started at their own 20 yard line and marched downfield on a drive that included a breakaway 32 -yard run by freshman tailback Darius Walker. It ended with Quinn ' s lone touchdown pass of the day, to Anthony Fasano. While the offense stalled at times in the ensuing three quarters, efficient running by Walker (9 carries for 70 yards) and Ryan Grant (12 for 50) was enough to keep the Irish in control for the victory. By Paul Joice - ft : ) CiimcrKick Preston jack.son makes a diving tackle. He had 6 on the diy and helped the defense hold the Vols to 58 nishinj, ' yards. P iolo by Minru McukLni Football 1 inetacker Mike GooUby intercepts Rick fc-Qausen ' s pass and returns it for a 26- ' ard score. The Irish led for the rest of the game. Photo by Mcwra Madden Br;idv Quijin prepares to take the snap from John Sulliv;«i. Tlie Irish liad only 216 yards of offense hut capitalized on a few Hn plays. Plv)U by Moira Muiiden D.J Fitqiatrick attempts ;tn extra point. His fourth quarter field (;oal put the Irish up 1 7- n ;uii.l secureil the win. Phittii h Mnira Madden Spotlight On... With this win, the Irish tied the Notre Dame vs. Tennessee series 4-4. This was Notre Dame s 2nd win over a ranl ed team this year. I Sports M A use player tries to strip the hall from Ryan Grant. He led the Irish mth 94 yards on 1 5 carries. Notre Dame only put up 300 yards of total offense, compared to USCs 488. Photo courtesy of The Obsemer Spotlight On... • 4 Super Bowl championships C90 NY Giants, 01. 03, 04 New England Patriots) • 15 seasons as an NFL assistant • 9 seasons with the New England Patriots • 4 conference titles, 5 division titles • Served 4 seasons on University of South Carolina staff F [EfK Football ■ lew head coach Charlie Weis addresses the I jI media at liis first press conference in l " )e- cember. Weis i.s the first Notre Dame t;raduate to hold this position on a f ull-tledged teis since J x- Kuharich in 1962. J ' iow h) Biii GaUxxgher PJtt use. Insight Bowl TEAR. tNP6 mJ MIXEP EJ 7n N6 In tlu- last home gimic nt the scasiin, PittsKirgli vviin tor the first rinio in Notre Dame Stadium since 1986. With just 2:24 lett in the gLmie, Rtt tcvk a 38-55 lead, tollowal hy a tield iioal by D.J. Fitrpatrick with 1:11 left to tie the game. After r vo pen; lties h - Notre Dame ' s secondary ' aiiowal Htt to take their offense to the 22 vard-line, Jt sh C ' umniings kicked a tick! goal to win the game 41-38, with one second lett. The Irish offense comhinal with Rttsbiirgh ' s for 49 first half points. This was the mast first- halt scoring iii a Notre Dame game since 1889. Darius Walker scored two touchdov Tis for the second time this season, while continuing his rushing success. Matt Shelton had a career-high 1 28 yards on three receptions and one touchdown. The next challenge for the Irish came Iroiii the Troj;ins of USC Haxing kist to USC 2 years in a row , the startcxi their battle wTth a hang, .scoring 10 points on their first two p( s,scssions on 165 yards of offense. With a 10-3 lead the Irish seemcxl to ha ' e all momentum. Howe er, a stellar iierfomi; nce from the;m winning quarterback Matt Lcinart iuid a tough Trojan defense stopped the Irish dead in their tracks. Leinart threw a USC record-tying 5 touchdown passes, while the Irish offense was held to just 135 yards after the first two successful possessions. Evai with the loss, the Irish still hold an overall winning record against USC at 42-29-5 since die first meeting between the two teams. Qi November 30, Athleric Director Ke in Tiite aniiounced that Notre Dame would not retain T Tone Willingham as head coach. He lauded Willingham for his intc " grir ' , character, as well iis the strong acadeniic perfomiance of athletes under his leadership. However, White statcxl that the team had not made the expected progress on the ttK tball field, nor succecxlc l in returning to the college fcK)tball elite. This announcement came as a shock to m;iny, especially the players. In the midst of tiiis emotional rime, the te;un chose to accept a bid to the Insight Bowl. Two weeks later, on Decemlier 1 2 , Charlie Weis was named Notre Dame ' s head coach, signing a 6- year contract. At the time, Weis was the liighly regarded offensive ctxirdinator of the New Bigkmd Patriots. A 1978 graduate of the Uiiiversity, Weis boasts 4 Superbowl wins and 26 years of coaching experience. After a challenging few weeks following Willingham ' s dismis.sal, the Irish fought couragamsly against Oregon State under the direcrion o( defensive ccxjrdinattir Kent Rier. After the first quarter, die Irish were down 14-0, mainly due to special team.s ' breakdowns. The Irish stiirted the third quarter in a 21-7 hole, and could not relxxind. Twice Notre Dame ' s cut Oregon State ' s lead to 10, but in the last minutes, ;m Irish onside kick attempt resulted in iinother Oregon State touchdown. Tile Irish suffered a 38-21 loss. Fans and players alike will kxik to Weis for iuiswers to the team ' s struggles and ;inticipate a fresh start in the 2005 seastm. By Katy Marsh Maiinco Stovall niiikes a catch near the ai J :one. Tins v-.i.s cine ot Sto all ' s tx u catches for 2 3 yatcLs cm the cky. Pht)U) H (.Mralyii MiXjrculy Duentm Burreli and Notre Dame special teams attempt to Hock a last minute Httshurgh lielj yival. The kick wa ' i gtxid and secured the 4 1 - 38 Piinther win. P inlf I K CMrvlyn McGr(id ( yorX as The Varsity Cheerleading Squad comes run- nin on to the field in front of the football team before a home game. Photo In Carolyn MdJrady The squad performs one of its most recognised cheers during a game. Students learned the moves and often danced along with the squad. P iDio by Carolyn McOrady Spotlight On... This year ' s squad will graduate 13 seniors. 2004-2005 captains are Me- gan Wilson and Dave Binz. C]r eer[ead r 0 ' ■ 2? - lf%- aptain Megan Wilson performs a stunt to get V the crowd going. The cheerleaders kept Irish f: ns cnergi:cd throughout games. P into try Cimlvn McGrady he » ' l firi!ers Skake down tke TKunder Tlic spirit of Notre D.uiie is one tor wliieli otir uni ' crsir ' is nationally, ;uid even iiitenialionalK , revogilized. And the most vivid depiction of the truly unique Irish spirit rests in the leadership of our cheerleaders. " Cheerle-aders at Notre Dame are ixie of the m;ui - tratlirions. 0 er the List rwehe seasons that I lia e coached, I haw seen many chiinyes that have impro ev.l our ability to communicate iiiJ encourage the true spirit ot iiur Ljreat unixersirs ' , " sa s hea».l coach Jo Mmton. Tlie cheerleaders are comprised A tliirrs-t ' o wiimen ani.1 men. Tliis :i iuit includes thirteen seniors. Two if these stjuad members proudly serves IS our schixil mascot, the unforgettable qirechaun. TTiis year ' s Gold Team leprechaun is junior Eddie Lerum. After tr -outs in the spring, each chcvrleader is places! on one of two si-iuads, the Gold Squai.1 or the Blue S.iuad. Tlie Gold S.|uai.l cluvrs K th home ;md away for foothill gmiies, home for mai ' s liaskethill games, iind at [X- ' p rallies. Tliey also serve as schixil amhissadors oft the field, lliey take part in frequait community visits, and have the op| )rtunit ' to travel to tournaments upim in ntarion. The Blue Squad cheers at men ' s iind women ' s soccer home games, volleyball home games, women ' s basketball home games, football home games, and at pep rallies. They are also involved in community service acriviries and Littentl tournaments for men ' s and women ' s siKcer, volleyball, and women ' s basketball when invittxl. And, of course, both squads cheer at the Blue Gold spring game. An exceedingly hard-working group, the team practices tour nights a wex ' k tor twu hours., In addition, they are rcviuircxl to lift weights two to tour lime ' s a week. And like ;uiy athletic team here on campus, these mai ;md womai also go through pre-season training, which runs during the last week of August. Despite the time commitment, members of the squad assure that it is all worthwhile. " Fixitball games -are the best... with Iluis lining the sidewalks during step-off, hanging over the balcony and chcvring like cnizy, " says senior captain Megan Wilson. " You get chills standing at the tumiel entrance wliile the band files in all around. Leading the team into the stadium is one of my favorite parts. It is amadng running all the way down the field surrounded by 80,000 people, who are just as excited to be there as you are. And this is all before the game even starts! The chcxjrleaders arc «thout a doubt a cherished faction on campus. They shine as a continual reminder of die enthusiasm for Notre Dune that we as Domers should all embcxiy. And according to Wilscjn, this spirit is clearly evident. " Our student section has to be the best anywhere, hands down. They contribute so much to the Notre Diime football experience, " she asserts. When ;isked about what makes her most proud of her squads, Goach Minttin asserts, " The way they represent our university as ambassadors while on trips, around campus, and during community visits. I always get compliments as to their friendliness, politeness and their physical talents as cheerleaders. " by Sheremy Cabrera TiJt AR mr C iaLsuJL D ; auAv TiJt JuNi ?R. N AE mr Cm p capin 7 uap Front Row: Kat Crone, Alisi n Trappey, Heidi Scliindler, tddie Lemm, Li: D)yle, Qisey Reising, Megan Wilson Back Row: D;in Wieser, Ry;m Macdonell Steve Rrepka, James Gies:xlmann, Dave Bin:, D;in Qimpion Front Row: Katie Schuster, Gabby Obregon, Maggie .McLmm, Brtxike Mohr, Qirissy Williford, Kyle Chambedin, Katy Marvin, Laela Tahmassebi, Terin Barbas, Erin Elser Back Row: Sheldon Dutes, Matt Phipps, Andrew Kowalski, Mike Anderson, Eddie Medrick, Charles Riffert, James Tito, Mike Jciiista, Anson L m Bpor ' te Managers BeklncL tke scenes cLecLicatlon It is not always the most glamorous job in the world, but fiw those students lucky enough to be a part of Notre Dame ' s storied athletic tradition, the perks of being a manager far outweigh the cons. " It is a really time-consuming job, " says senior Kaitlin Redding, the men ' s tennis manager. " But it is worth it because it is aii amazing opportunity to be such tin integral part of Notre Dame athletics. " Freshman year, anyone can sign up for the program. Along with the sophomore managers, they work a variety of sports. At the end of sophomore ' ear, based on peer evaluations, 21 managers are selected to continue. As juniors, they work only with the fixitball team during the season. NX ien it ends, they again complete peer evaluations, which detennine the assignments to sports for senior year. Each senior handles one sport, with the exceprion of three for football and tvvo for men ' s iind women ' s basketball. Responsibiliries handling laundry, and cleaning up after pracrices, offensive and during footbal range from setring up before and to charting defensive plays games. One of the highlights is painting the fiwtball helmets before each game. Contrary to the depiction in Rudy, this is not a speedy process that ends with a trip to G)rby ' s. Wlien the team plays at home, the painting is done over two days; for away games, it is completed on Thursday. The managers devote anywhere from six to eight hours to this prcxess. Every Hmrsday night, m;inagers begin by buffing the helmets and taping the face masks to guard against drips. To ensure that everything runs smcwthly, " We tape over the player ' s numbers beforehand .so that no one argues about which one they get to do, " says Redding. The helmets require two coats of paint. The second contains flecks of 24 carat gold from the Dome. Though some managers joke that they eat, sleep, and breathe Notre Dame sports, it is because of the long hours that they establish close friendships. " I can say without hesitation that through the Student Manager Organization, I have met people that I v ill remember and keep in touch with the rest of my life, " declares Football Personnel Manager Maureen Mulvaney. " Tlic Kind that is created through the hard work and dedication of the SMO is unbreakable. " In addition, the managers also receive issue gear, stipends for buyiiig textbooks, ftxjtball and basketball tickets, and seniors receive 65-100% tuition assistance. Sometimes they are luck ' enough to meet people like fonner Notre Dame football stars Jcie Montana and Derrick Mayes. And, of course, one other small perk is the chance to do things that most students only dream of. Mulvaney says, " As a Student Manager, I got a rare opportunity every game day: I got to run out of the tunnel with the football team. The feeling you get when you emerge in front of thousands of cheering fans is electrifying. Words can ' t describe it. " by Bridget Veihmeyer iimmim!» v Juniur M;ui.incrs(l. in R) hninl roii ' ; Li: iTicrtiU, Mo blirrcu, tk-lh uiy BoJilxw, Liuroii LyJon, l1annoll I ivMim, 1 L oach I yroiic W illinyliLim, LvTul I mitt, Moghaii (iillahmi, Jamie Smith, Hiisalx-tli Dii-ckclman, Rona tie la Vega. Back nw. Matt O ' Rcmrke, Jerr - Bcres, David FVestoii, Liikc Htxiver, Rv;ui Paiietti, Billy Peck, Dylan DruKan, Tony Sylvester, Jimmy Hei.sner, j(in Oieif . Mark Diimich. Ph)U) courtesy of S xtcs Injoniuiutin ti Managers Tfx " niaiiiij crs mix die paint Ivinrc acplyiii it to tlic hclmct.s. Oiicc Jrv, thc7 ari; scrutiiiix-iJ In iliL- painters m aisuro that tlicre are no sitoiJki. ' s or towel marks on them. ' hiui tv CiiriJvii MiXmdy Luke I luivcr waits to tass tlie fixithill to a referree. Managers are ;in integral part of nanietiay luid Kamevlay preparation. ' ttjto try (Junilyii MiXkady Idtng.Tim Sheehan, Jenny Scheer, Jason Koralews- ki , LiHirie Privitera, Maureen Mulvaney, Liam Gruzes, .uij Eric Mueller enjoy a picnic. P ujto cijurtcsy of Sports Infomutum Trainers Ensure health of Irish athletes If it ' s Sam on a football Saturday, what are you doing? Most of us are awakening to the sound of the hand parading around campus or getting ready for a few hours of tailgating. However, for the 18 student atiiletic trainers at Notre Dame, chances are they are just arriving to the hotel at which the team is staying. Here, they apply rehabilitation to injured athletes, and also take preventative measures to keep the players injury-free during the physically demanding day ahead. While the majoriry of the students are piling into a packed Notre Dame stadium, our student athletic trainers are in the training rtx)m of the stadium, which is connected to the team ' s locker room. Here, they assist the athletic trainers and team dcxtors in administering more prc-gamc treatments. During the game, student athletes are spaced th roughout Notre Dame ' s and the opposing team ' s sideline. Each trainer has a specific dury, whether it lie standing behind the offensive unit, getting the players the proper assistance they need from a trainer or doctor, or rumiing water bottles out to players and referees during timeouts. As for the post- game acrivities, it depends on the outcome of the game. " If we win a big game and the students are about to rush the field, we grab everything we can and rush in, " says Jennette Haines, a senior student trainer. Student athletic trainers are in ' oived in all twenty-si.x NCAA Division I sports at Notre Dame. They are responsible for assisting the sports medicine staff with the daily tasks involved with the well-being of the Fightin ' Irish student-athletes. TTiese may include working practices and events, assisting with treatments in the training room (located in the JACC or the football stadium) or iin site at the sporting event, and practice and game preparation. Freshmen can volunteer tor the program during the fall. At the end of freshman year, students are selected to continue in the program based on their enthusiasm, attitude, and work ethic, as v ' ell as the needs of the program. The 18 trainers develop a strong bond with each other as a result of so many hours spent together throughout the years. " I go to work each day looking forward to spending time with Rachel, Katie, andjacquie, " Haines comments. " They are the senior girls that I have gotten to know so well over the past four years, both at work and outside of work. " When an athlete sustains an injury, the chain of command begins with the student athletic trainer. If the injury warrants further attention, the staff sports trainer or a Notre Dame team physician will prinide a complete check-up on the athlete. Athletes may find comfort in the fact that there is always a friendly student near them to assist them when injury- strikes. While several of the student athletic trainers are pursuing a career in health care or sports training, most trainers have diverse, non-medical- related majors. One commonaliry of all Notre Dame student athletic trainers is their commitment to helping create and sustain a healthy and successful athletic program at Notre Dame. by Tara Weiler liL-ni Willi. ini-s cuchc up (in stimc sleep dur- ■« in ; n hrc-ik. Oil diys where the tniiners have to work rwt) practices, they liave early mornings mid loilK days. Philit atuncsy of liaclict iiainun ' ciiiiir Rachel Rmiios keeps tlie players hy- ■ " drated during a tinietiut. Trainers ivork on the sidelines during the games. P uUri lr ( ' nnilyi McCimiK iEr« Ti ra nere T ; Student trainers (Lto R) From nw: Shera Williams, Katie Quigley, Rachel Ramw, Jennette Haines, Jacqiiie Dammann, Rachel Boumay. Middle rent ' : Trevor Carr, Cynthia Esquivel, Kate Muen::er, Jaiie Peaoxrk, Courtnev- Rayara. Back nnu: Dan L ' Heiireux, Mike Leukam, Eric bigulsrud, Kyle Winking, Grant Osbnm. P wio counesy of S{xjns hij mruitkm. Spotlight On... Seniors Jacquie Dammann Jennette Haines Katie Quigley Rachel Ramos Juniors Rachel Bournay Trevor Carr Cynthia Esquivel Mike Leukam Grant Osborn Shera Williams Sophomores Eric Ingulsrud Dan L ' Heureux Kate Muenzer Jane Peacock Courtney Rayam Kyle Winking Kito Muenier and Jennette Haines help Rhe- nu McKnight get read for August practice in McGlinn ticld ' i. Tnunors are resptinsiHe for the pbyer ' s safcrv ' hefure, during, ;md ;iftcr events. PImiU) aruncsy itf Ruciiei Bninuiy 333 ■ lotre Dame players celebrate a goal over UGv I w nn in the NCAA 3rd round This avenge -l the loss to them in the Big East Championship. P i£jto by Billy (Jallaglier The vvomens s x:cer team celebrates their na- tional championship win. The team won the final round game in a shoot out. P iolo courtesy of Sports Information Tac National Cajampi n W MtH occvz. Team Alphalxtically: Erika Bol-ui , Mar, ' Biilmid , Jen Buakowsld , Quidacc CJiapniiui, Amanda Cuialli, Miranda Rird, Ckiire Gallerano, Gudiim Gunnarsdoctir; Stirah HalptTinv, Kerri Hank.s, MolJy lanx-ci, Ashley Jt nes, Lauren Karas, Jill Kriva- cek, Kim Loren3ai, Maggie Maniiing, Amlx-r McMillin, Susaii Pinnick, Lirae Reed, Annie Schefter, Randi Schellcr, Christie Shaner, Kelly vSimon, Melissa Tancretli, Katie ThorlakscMi, J;innica Tjeder, Kate Tulisiak, Becki ' Twenehiiah, Jenjiy Wah, Nikki Westfall, Haid Coach Randy Wtiltlnim, Asisistant 0 ach Alvin Alexander, Assistant Coach Dawn Greathousc HEIS Women e Soccer Women ' s Soccer Irish are National Champs The 2004 Notre Ddiiie women ' s siKcer team was lundoiibtailv a force to Ix? reckoned with. Ciuidal 1 head coach Randy Waldnim luid assistimt coaches Akin Alexiinder and Dawn (.Jreathouse, the Irish fiiiished their reguhir season iindefeatal. With a 4-0 ictor - at Michigan, the team secured an undefeated regular season. This was tlie fourth time in histon ' that diat women ' s stxcer program had accomplishal this feat. TTie ' headal into the pt stseason with high lni[xs. After a heartbreaking 2-1 k«s to Ginnecricut in the Big East cliampioaship, the Irish avaiged themselves with a 2-0 victors ' in the NCAA third round. But the ' did not stop there. The team trekked through quarterfinal and semifinal games, ultimateh- bringing them to Gary, North Girolina. In the NCAA Semifinal game vs. Santa Clara, Candace Chapman and Kane Tlioriakson combined for a give- and-go. With this goal, the Notre Dame defaise [xisted its nation- leading 16th siiutout of the season. Tlien, on Sunday, December 5, the team tcxik the field tor the NCAA championship game against UCLA. Tliis tumal out to be more intaise aiid he irtstopping than anyaie could have imagined. UCLA tcxik a l-O lead when Notre Dame senior Gudrun Gunnarsdotrir scored in their own-goal. Her intended back-pass to Erika Bolin went past the goalie and into the Irish net. Stxin after, Notre Dame responded with a goal on Karie Thorkalson ' s penalty ' kick to tie it up. With the score at 1-1 at the end of regulation, the game went into o -ertime, where the outcome rested on penalt ' kicks. Jill Krivacek niade what turned out to be the winning shot for the Fighting Irish, who snagged a 4-3 ictor ' after Bolm bkxked the last UCLA shot. This win made N(3tre Dame the second program ever to win multiple NCAA titles, joining North Qirolina. The Irish women ' s .s(x:cer team last won die narional title in 1995. Bolm w;is honored as the Final Four ' s most outstanding defcT si ' e player and Thorkalson tixik home the mcist outstanding offeasive player award. On Monday, December 6, the ladies of this phenomenal team returned to c;impus as the NCAA Womai ' s Stx:cer Narional Champions. In history, this is only the second national championship for women ' s soccer. The team consists of women from 13 states, as well as from Canada, Iceland, and Finland. Three captaias were chosen this season: Mar ' Boland, Gudrun Gunnarsdotrir, and Melissa Tancredi. Their leadership proved invaluable, as the team amassed a m Tiad of awards and recognirions. Katie Thorkalson was named Sports Illustrated Player of the Week and Narional Player of the Year. Melissii Tiincrcdi, Jen Buczkowski, and Tiiorkalson received All-American honors. In addition, many have been distinguished as Academic All- Americ;ins. Furthermore, the women have proven their strength and willpower tluough numerous trials. They transcended the loss of tciim members due to injuries, including Mary ' Boland, Randi Scheller, Susan Piniiick. And the uiiity of this team is quite evident. It can justly be said that they have depended on each and e ' ery member, whether on or off the field, to bring them to their decisive victory. And that is what makes them champions. by Sheremy Cabrera Katie Tluirkalsim dnbhies around a LKinin dcfeiikicr. She «-as named National Player of the Ye; r K ' " Sports Illustrated on Campus. " PlvtU) fn ' fiiK t iiliflg kT 5ophoniore Kim Lorenren agressively goes for the Kill. Slie scored her first career goal in the t irst game of the season. Pbow Its ' HUv Gbila gter 3porte jfcenior midfielder Jack Stewart overpowers ■■ »two UC Fullerton players to head the ball. The Irish defense held opponents to 7 goals this jfcenior Luke Boughen dribbles the ball upfield. Spotlight On... Chris Sawyer was named Goalkeeper of the Year. Jack Stewart was named Defensive Player of the Year. Men ' s Soccer lutouts in 10 league giuiies. P ioio courtesy o Jjpons Infinvvaum Men ' s Soccer 13-3 The Nt trc Danic men ' s scxicer pro4,Tam had a terrific seasim, which ras oiilv slislitly siuireti by their k«s in the second round ot the NCAA pl.ivoffs. Their expectations going in were higli: senior midfielder and All- Big Eiist tirst tauii pick Jack Ste art said that his goal wtis " to win a national champiiMiship. " They were ninked 4 ' ' ' nationally, ;ind did win the regular Sftisixi champit rLship. Stew-art cited this iis the te im ' s happiest moment, along with ha ing a season atop Big East standings. Stewart calkxl the away game against Rutgers on October 2 3 ' ' his favorite game of the season, sa ing that it was " just two realh ' gixxl teams. We beat them 1-0 with an amaring ?oal by Luke Boughen. " The regular saison started out great with three wins in a row. However, the next two contests were not quite IS thrilling for players, as the next game was a tie followed by a two defeats, lliese losses were to West Virginia ;ind Indiiina, the latter being a disapix minting l-O defeat. Tlieir record at this (xiint was 4-2-1 , which w;is not what they had been hoping for. Howe er, the team regained their confidaice iuid dris-e for the second half of the season, ;ind won nine out of the next eleven games, the other XV.O being ties. Tliis gave the Irish a 1 3-2-3 record, with big wins such as 4- over Lo ' ola-Ci-iicago and 3-0 against lx th Pittsburgh ,md Micliigiin. One of these ties was at the Big East Quarterfinal against Seton Hall. Tliis game tixik place at Alumni Field at Notre Dame on November 6 and was completely scoreless. Seton Hall ulrimately beat the Irish 8-7 on penalty ' kicks. Following this, the team played what was their final game on November 23 ' ' ' , again at Alumni Field. It was the NCAA second round and the oppKinent was Oliio State. The Irish were favored to win against the 12-6-2 Buckeyes, tirly on in the game, Ohio State scored what was arguably a feeble goal. However, it gave them a 1 -0 lead tliroughout most of the g;mie - from 3: 3 1 to 58:30 when ND scoral their only gcial of the game to tie it up. Tliroughout tliis long periixi of scoreless play, however, the Irish tumei.! up the heat ;ind kxiko-l like real attackers, ha ing several unsuccessful shots on goal. In fact, the Irish out- shot Ohio State 8-1 in the second half. However, as luck uxuild have it, the Buckeyes scored on their only shot of the second half ;ind won the game 2- 1 , which torcai tiic Irisii into an early e.xit from tiie toumament. When askcxl aKuit the greatest asset ot the team, Stewart says that it " would probably be the coaching staff - the boss. They got the award for being the best coaching staff in the Big East. They have proved over the course of the past 4 or 5 years that hard work is important - a team that deiesn ' t ha e tiie most talent c;ui [he narional championship contenders). " Tlie rest of the team receivLxi siime fine recognition as well. In additit)n to Stewart, goalkeeper Chris Sawyer was also pickcxl to the Big E;ist First Team, ;ind Kevin Goldthwaite was picked for the Second Team. Sawyer received Big East Goalkeeper of the Year honors as well as College Soccer News All- American first team recognition. Creg Dalby was named to the Gillege StKcer News All Freshm;m Team. Jack Stewrart said that one of the surprises of the season w-as the countless " accolades that evenone got.... It ' s just a true testament to how good everyone was. " For Irish kkcct f;ms, that much was already known. by Melissa Harris Tut MtHi ffccvL Team Alphabcrically: ,Andrew Benton, Luke Bt)ughen, Oiris Cihill, John Cinan.iu ii. 13cn Grouse, Greg Dalb -, Kyle Dulworth, Ian Etlierington, Kevin G Jdthw,ute, Qiristopher High, Joe Lapira, Kurt Martin, Justin McCjcaiey , Timy Megna, Jusrin Micluud, Ryan Mill- er, John Moiisinho, Rri;m Mur[- hy, Nate N irmiin, Dale Rellas, Oiris Sawyer, Jorge Sciiip- pers, Brian Slieehan, Jolin Stcpiiais, Jack Stvvairt, Jai Mark Thiwiipson, Alex Yc iLshinaga, Head Oxich Bobby Q;irk, . ' Ks.sistant G»ch Mike Avery, Assistant Gxich Brian Wiese 6porte Women ' s Crossi Country. i earn boiaduag brings success The Irish finished last season with the Big East Championship, as well as an NCAA Regional title. A disappointing tenth place finish at the NCAA Qiampionship, however, left the Irish dissatisfied, and determined to bring home a trophy from nationals this year. The women ' s team made a statement this fall, placing third or better in all of its regular- season meets. Senior Lauren King attributes the current Irish success to the hard work and btmding of her fellow team members. Of her teammates. King says, " The closer we are and the more we care about each other, the stronger our motivation in races to work hard because we are essentially running for one another. " Both King and fellow senior Kerr ' Meagher have battled injun ' in order to help their team succeed. Junior Stephanie Madia believes that King and Meagher " have put the team ahead of their individual goals " in order to make the cross country team the best it can be. As the sixth-ranked team in the country, the Irish wait into the pre-NCAA Championsliips with hopes of qualifying for nationals as a team. The Irish left pre-nationals with a second place finish, led by junior Moll ' Huddle who finished third. Tlie wonderful fi:iish for the Irish can also be attributed to strong finishes by Madia, Meagher, fresliman Sunni Olding, and King. The Irish headed to Boston, Massachusetts for the Big Eist Championsliips at the end of October. Still ranked sixth after pre-nationals, the women entered the meet as the two-time defending Big East champions. Though looking to make it three in a row, the Irish arrived as the self- proclaimed underdogs, knowing that Villanova and Providence were fierce competition. Lbfortunately, the women could not best the Providence Friars, and finished second to diem. Once again. Huddle led the team, as she came in fifth, clocking in at 20:16. She claimed her third straight top-five Big East finish. Stephanie Madia finished 10th v itli a time of 21£)0 and Sunni Olding crossed the line in 12 th place, at 21. -04. Tliis time placed her as the top-finishing fresliman in the field. Both Olding and Madia joined Huddle in claiming all-Big East honors. In addition, Meagher ;ind King placed 19th and 21st, respectively. Tliough disapptiinted that they could not bring home the Big East title, the team has turned its attention towards regionals. Heading into tliis meet, as well as the NCAA Championships, the Irish are enduring increasingly intense workouts, which King believes will greatly improve the team. All Irish team members know that in cross country, injury is inevitable due to grueling nature of the sport. However, the incredible character of individuals coupled with the closeness of all runners has helped to overcome barriers and pave the way to success for the Irish women ' s cross countn- team this season. by Katy Marsh I ' rish ruivicrs Icid the pack at the Notre Dame Invitaticmal. They placed third cwerali. PhnU) amnesy of Slxrns Infinmation P enior Christi Americh pushes towards the i finish. Slie cmie in 19th overall. C ifjln amnesy cf ,S )firLs u]ciniuiti(ui gias naa Women ' s Croee Count -ty .1 Eli:;ilvtli VC ' i ' ster rests after completing her nice. In the V;il|iiiraiMi Invitatiimal , her third place finish hel|xxl pn pel tlie tn a third place t inish iiverall. ' (uito arunesy of Sports In imiwiuni MM m - " 0» Women s Cross Country Schedule Meet Result 3rd Place Valparaiso National Catholic 1st Place Championship Notre Dame Invitational 3rd Place Pre-national Championship 2nd Place Big East Championship 2nd Place Jumor Stephanie Madia makes her w-av tlmxigh the course at a recent race. Madia lielfied the team to a fourth-place finish at the NCIAA Qianpionships. J ' uitii arunesy o S(x its Inlonnatkm t 5pcrte £ nag Men ' s Cross Couotry lRi6iJ E i iN(; U ME. tUe. E i(; tA6T Tm-E.! Following up on a second place finish in the Big East last year, Notre Dame ' s men ' s cross country team continued to find success this fall. Through their winning performances, the Irish showal that their countless miles of running and hours of lifting paid oft, as they completely dominated their competitors. The Irish began their season at the Valparaiso Invitational, where sophomore Dan Driscoll placed first, followed consecutively by five Irish teammates. With their top-six sweep, the Irish not only secured first place for the mcx;t, but also demonstrated the power that would continue to be apparent throughout the season. Over the next month, the Irish returned to Notre Dame ' s Burke Memorial Golf Course for two home races. In pursuit of the National Catholic Championship title, junior Tim Moore earned the first win of his career ;ind led two of his teammates to a top three finish, wliile four other Irish runners finished in the top nine. This amadng perfomiance resulted in ;m 87 point Irish thrasliing over ainner-up Gonzaga. Irish sophomore Kurt Benninger finished up the regular season with a second place finish at the Notre Dame Invitarional to lead the Irish to a second place overall finish, only 6 points behind the number one cross countr ' team in the country, Stanford. As the ninth-ranked team in the country, the Irish men ' s team headed into the pre-NCAA Championsliips facing brutal competition, including the powerful Stanford squad. Benninger once again led the team to a second place finish behind St;inford with an individuid 8 ' ' ' place tinish. Piiwerful performances by juniors Tim Mcxire, Kaleb V;in Ort, ;md Vincent Ambrico, seniors Sean O ' Donnell and Ryan Johnson, and freshman Jake Watson solidified the stxond place team D.m IVI ' .Cdll pushes past his op|x meats. In the ' ,ilparaisii Iiivitation;il, the sophnmnre tmk the nKli iJual title ill 25:30. I ' hoto counesy of Sp(m.s iijfiniuitBiM 5 cm O ' Donnell and Kaleb Van Ort run their H-,iy lo ;inother team Big Eiist title. The - tinisheil eighth ;inj .seventli, respectively. P iolo counesy vf Slants Infimikitu in Standing at pre-nationals, creating high expectations for the Irish in post-season competition. At the end of October, the men headed to Boston, Massachusetts for the Big East Championships. Ranked fifth in the country, their liighest mark since 2001 , Notre Dame faced three other ranked teams. Tim Mcxire led die team with a sixth place finish, finishing in 23:53. He was followed by Kurt Benninger, Kaleb Van Ort, and Sean O ' Donnell, who placed seventh, eight, and ninth. All four won Big East honors. However, Notre Dame still needed a little sometliing extra to launch them into first place. So junior ' V ' incent Anibrico stepped up to die plate ;)nd provided a late surge. After starting off slow, he picked up the pace in the tin;il 1,000 meters of liis race. Ambrico overcame four runners in a time of 24:27 to claim 17 th place. Tliis was just enough to propel the Irish to a one point victory- over det aiding champion Georgetown. For the first time since 2001, the men ' s cross country team brought home a first place Big East finish. This was the program ' s fourth such tide. Tliis win was especially e.xciting because last year, Notre Dame lost to the Hoyas. Tlie Irish attempted to stay healthy while batdtng grueling workouts and inclement weather in an effort to come out on top once again at the NCAA Championships. The team finished 1 1 th nationally at the championships which were held in late November in Terre Haute, Indiana. by Katy Marsh I ' jSj Men ' e Cwee Coutntty Ai;iiiup cif Niitrc Daiiic ninncrs tries tu lire; k awiy I mm ilx ' p ' .ick in the National (iitlnJic liivita- liiinal. lln. ' ' fiiiisliixl first invrall. Phitn afiint ' . ' Tv (i S ifrn.s ti nrjiuuicii 5 a w ir Sl-.ui O ' l Xmncli lirnks tii end ilic race strongly. I le was key to Norrc Dame ' s success this year, with imihi|ile t(ip-20 finishes. I ' uiKi aiunesy of S|»ni.s Infi miuitu 11 nsh runners race tim-.ird the finish in the National iitholic Invitationid- The Irish churned 7 out of - ' teip 10 spots. ' mill amnesy of S(xyns lnf(rrmmin M M Spotlight On... « jT Bt [ Notre Dame ■ - ■ ' - ' ■ entered the Big iitf.;ii East ranked nmm 5th, nationally. PPl This is their ■ ti k ■ highest mark since 2001. Krn PI " " 6porte uJiJSa Front Rtnv: Kelly G.irixtt, Rcw: Assiscaiit QmcIi Louella Uively Hemdc , Julie KfcElroy. Ashley- Taruris. »on, Assistant C«ich Robin Djvii, Uturen Kcll ieiiitintui, Laura Brcsnalian- Sc ' concl iromi. Adiiaraw Stasiiik, Oamclk : . ' Assistant Coadi Wfr™- RicharJ- v■ster, Emily Uxitms, CiruKii Cm- per, Scaigth and Cxinditioning Coach Klike Ju cvh , Manager Megan McCiuii e, Assixiarc Adiletic Trainer Qiaiital Porter. Hit pictured: Leah NeLideiitian. Women ' s Volleyball Playoff Schedule Opponent Result Boston College (Big East Semifinal) W,3-l Pittsburgh (Big East Final) W,3-0 Valparaiso (NCAA First Round) W, 3d Wisconsin (NCAA Second Round) L,3-0 L.iuren Brewster giics up kir a Likxk as her teammates look on. She had a career-high 1 i bliKks twice in a three-game stretch this season. Phnto counery of Sjxms Infnmmtirm. S ( f A nas Volleyball n Volleyball i d- c lulsk will 8tk Big East tluG Once again, the dominant Irish women ' s volleyball team headed to the NCAA Tournament. Alter a successful regular season, an injurN ' to leading Irish hitter, junior Lauren Kelhley, could have been detrimental in the post-season, but the team overcame this oKstacle. Kelbley ' s classmate Liuren Brewster stepped up to power the Irish through the Big List Championship and on into the NCAA Tournament. The Irish were the top seed heading into the Big East Tournament and were Big East regular season champions for the sixth year in a row. Last year, the Irish were in the same position heading in conference post-season play, but lost the final game of the championship. Just one week pritir to capturing the Big Eiist title from rival Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh, tlic Irish defeated the Panthers in a three game sweep at Notre Dame. Tlie powerful showing by the Irish at the end of the season avenged the loss to Pitt in last year ' s Big E;ist Championship game at the Joyce O nter. Brewster lit it up this year ' s championship v ith 27 kills and a tournament -high 14 blcKks, earning her the Most Outstanding Player award for the tournament. Junior Meg Henican, freshman Adrianna Stasiuk, and sophomore Danielle Hemdon provided powerful defense for the Irish all season, and combined for 64 digs in the Big East Championship game. Tliroughout the year, Notre Dame ' s defensive play has been a critical determinant of success. With her extraordinar ' experience in the back row, Henican became only the Z ' " libero ever to he named Big East Player of the Week. Lauren Kelhley overcame her injure- to lead the Irish in kills in the championship game. Freshniiin setter . ' shley Tarutis was a huge part of the Irish offense, setting up 34 assists for her powerful hitters. Notre Dame ' s wcimen ' s volleyball team can he proud to lx)ast a plethora of powerful performances this year. As a team, the Irish met and broke school records in digs and kills per game and became regular season Big East champions for the 6 ' ' straight season and the 9 ' " ' rime in only 10 years in the league. They also made it to Big East Championship game for the 10 ' ' ' straight season, and earned a spot in the national tournament tor the 1 3 ' ' ' straight season. Tliis team succeeded by working hard to battle a grueling schedule filled with the nation ' s top teams, including 12 NCAA teams frtmi last year ' s tournament. Irish Head Q)ach Debbie Brown knows what it ' s like to compete nationally, as she was a three-time NCAA champion at the University ' of South Girolina. Brown did a wonderful job in preparing the Irish for the tough competition and her team made it to the second round of the tournament, where they lost to Wisconsin. Bs Kavs Marsh The group huddles before the next point against St. John ' s. This w-as a great offensive showing, iis tliev hit over J30 in even- game. P ioio amrtesy of Spans l7i omujnon. CaroK-n Cooper and her tean-iniates celebrate after scoring a point. In the team ' s first w-in o -er Long Beach State, she had 12 kills. P iolo courtesy of Sports Inforwathn. 6pc t ' te K.CWisenian follows his tee shot. ' t the Earl Yestingsmeir Invitarioml, he was 1 stroke shy of matching his career-best score over 54 holes. P ioio antTtesy vf Sfwm lii orTnanon. Cole Ihsen lines up a putt. He was the runner-up at The Prestige at PGA West, which w as the hest finish of his career. Photo courtesy of Sports lnfomvidoi . Spotlight On... H ' flH ' t 1 1 The Irish set a Q mm.L HH school S4-holen R 1 scoring record II " Bl at the Nelson U 1 H Invitational. Q i ' - D Their final H ' W " l__l round score PI ( ■1 was 287. pi 1 1 IWSfH Men ' eGoif P FtL hnian Mike King concentnites on his putt. I rrcsluiiai CiTt Ri vigors lolk ' ws tlm ugh i n lii, ' ' In the Nelson Invirational, he pc«ted the sec- ■ Jrive. He [xistcd the best score of liis Ciirecr in 1-lvst score of his career. the Nelsun Im-itarional, with a nine-over p; r. Pliotu courtesv of Sports ii imiKiUini P ioto courtesy of Sports Infovmatiim Men ' s Golf Anticipated a succgsstuL Senior tri-captain Stc c Gilniris c;in sum up the 2004-2005 Irish yolt ' team very easih ' . " We are fielding the Ivst team ue ' e had in awhile, ina lx ' e er. " The first part oi tlie te.mi ' s rwwpart season c;in Kick up 1ms statemait. Tlie Irish finishal in the tip ten in four out of the fi e tournaments in which the participated. In Octolx r, the team participated in the Nelson In itational at Stanford Uru ' ersir . Junior trie Deutsch ;md sophomore QJe Ihsen led the teaii, as the ' each finished at a six-o er p;Tr 213. TTiat score tied tor the lOth-lowest toumanicnt score in schixJ history-, and it was the best mark of Deutsch ' s career. The liist competition ot die tall took place at the Prestige At PGA EST iToumiuiient , held November first and sxond in La Quinta, California. Isban tinishal stx " ond in the excnt, with the Irish rsing tor tenth ovemll. Tlie event was the liest of Isban ' s carcvr so far as a member of the Irish team. Tlie Irish golf season is split lietweai die tall and the spring, due to the oKioiis problem one could imagine when tliinkiiig about placing a round ot golt on a Jiuiuars ' morning in Soudi Bend. Iiile the spring season is kmger, the fall saison is helpful in gaining a guvl p .vsirion entering into spring competition. Gilnitis ' confidence in this season stems in part from the tact that the Irish are host to four tournaments tins year. " It is unhrard ot to host tciur a year, " says Qilnitis. Notre D; me hosted the ND In itational Central Rt onal Preview in September ;md v ill host one during Spring Break in Honda. Twoof the sport ' s major tournaments , the Big Hiist Championships ;uid NCAA Central Regional, will also Ix ' hosted by Notre Pame m .-Xpril and May. Tlie tri- captaias ot the tourteen member team include Qilnitis, senior K.C. Wiseman, luid sophomore Scott Custafson. Because of an increased budget this season, the Irish were able to field two teams t)t tive guys each to compete each tournament. This addition has helped make considerable improvement in the team ' s capability ' of becoming a natitmal champiorLship contender. Freslimen Greg Rcdgers and Mike King ha e contributCLl to the Irish with their consistent play throughout the tall se;Lson. Gustafstin hi« lieen a top gun for die Irish as well, but was not as active in the fall due to an injury. Colnitis says his team ' s goal this year is to nuike it to the NCAA finals, a goal die team missed by only a few spuing strokes last ' car. " We feel that with us hosting the regionals, we have an adviintage. We ' d like to finish high within the district, win the Big East Championship, and finish in the top tai in ccnitral regions, " says the saiior. The 2005 NCAA Finals take place in B;iltimore, Mar iand. Rixlgers and Qilnitis K)th have a strong rie to the course, as the two played tt gether for St. Paul ' s High Schcxil. The - claimed the state ' s top honors in golt at the same course in Baltimore four years ago, when Colnitis was a senior and Rcxlgers a freslimen in liigh scIukiI. ' ' ill liistor - repeat itselt and bring another championship on this course for these two golfers? Tlie Irish would sure like to try. by Tara Weier TaJc MtH-i Ci W TtAM Alphalierically: Tommy Balderston, Mark Baldwin, Steve Gilnitis, Eric Deutsdi, Adam Gfford, Scott CmstafsiHi, QJe Islian, Mike King, P-aniel Klaiicr, Eddie Peckels, Greg RtxJgers, Fedcrico Sal;i2;ir, Shane Sigsliee, K.C. Wi.seman. Assistmit Coach Qiris Wliirtcn Sports Women ' s Golf Ends with season-low round Notre Dame ' s women ' s golf team fimily believes that in their individual sport success can only be achieved through the efforts of unified, hardworking individuals. The Irish once again found major success in the 2004 fall season, and even topped their powerful showing in the 2003 fall season. On the trail of twi consecutive Big East Championships and an NCAA Berdi in the spring of 2004, Notre Dame ' s women ' s golf team faced high expectations this fall. Impressive showings by the 2003-2004 Irish leading scorer, then freshman Noriko Nakaiaki, as well as classmate Stacy Brown, who finished 4 ' ' on the team in stroke average last season, demonstrated the pxitenrial that even these young players would have to offer this season. Head G)ach Debby King hoped for improvements in the early fall season that would signify good things to come throughout the rest of the year. At the start of September, the Irish came out strong, placing 3 " of 17 teams at home in the Notre Dame Invitational on a weekend of record-breaking by the Irish, champion Iowa State, and runner-up Washington. A few weeks later, the Irish traveled to Texas, to claim their trophy as the Central Regional FVeview champions at the Jeannine McHaney Invitational. They were led by individual champion junior Katie Brophy, who is only the second Irish goiter to hcJd two career individual tournament titles. She also ranks Freshman Jane Lee lines up her purt. Her 3rd round score of 72 at the Watt.s P;ilmetto Intercollegiate is a career-low. Phiut aiunes of S|x Tts ii fmiuiluni Lauren Gelxuier prepares tt take a shot frc ni the rouKli. She helped the Irish dominate at the Shixitout-at-Legends, finishing in the top-25. Ph)Ui atuncsy of S ons Infimmitkm 2 " in school liistor ' in career stroke average. By defeating three top 25-ranked teaiiis, die Irish left their mark iit Texas and made a statement about their powerful team desire. This strong start was indicative of good things to come. After a 7 ' ' ' -place finish at last season ' s Shoot-Out at Legends in Franklin, Indiana, the Irish came back this season with a 1 " place finish. Qice again, standout Katie Brophy along with sophomore teammate Stacy BrovMi led the Irish to victory, with a litde help from sophomore Noriko Nakazaki and junior Suiie Hayes. A 6 ' ' ' place finish at the final match of the fall season, die Edwin Watts Palmetto Litercollegiate, is misleading. Scores for 18 teams at Watts Palmetto were extremely low, as the Irish shot dieir lowest round of the entire seastm. Tliis was a defining moment for the Irish. Thanks to strong individual performances this fall, every Irish golfer contributed to the team ' s success. For now, the Irish are looking to continue with dieir success and positive momentum, and to improve Ixidi individually and as a team in die spring. Notre Dame ' s next mission is to once again ckiim the status of Big East Qiampion in the spring oi 2005. They iilso hope to reach the NCAA Tournament for the 2 " ' ' cemsecutive year and for die 2 " ' ' time in schtvl history. by Katy Marsh ' Ba ■ m nas Women e (3olf Kiltie Brci|ihy, mie iif Nkitrc Dame ' s top golf- i-n., linishcs licr tcoslidt. At the Uidy Ra or- Kick, she had a Ciireor-low Vfing 69. P ujio LViurli- ' yv of SfKirti Infimmitvm 2004 Schedule Touniament Result Notre Dame Invitaticma 3rd Lcidy Ntirthem Invitational 18th Jeannine McHaiiey Invitationa 1st Shootout-at-Legends 1st Lady Razorback 5th Edwin Watts Palmetto Intercollegiate 6th JiJt pMtM-i Cfair Team Uphalx;ticallv: Sirah Bassctt, Kaiic l)ii. pl Hi W ff Calderoii, Liurai Gebtuier, Siirie Hayes, Jane Lee, Karai Lt tta, Noriko Naka- zaki, Casej ' Rotella, Head Gxich DcH ' King, Assistant Coach Ann Slater 3por1 e IMSSl Men ' s Basketba I IfisK rack lid some dI p g Wins The Irish began the 2004-2005 season with a string of two exhibition wins and three home victories against Harvard, IPFW, and Charleston Southern in the Joyce Center. Against the Crimson, junior guard Chris Quinn scored twenty points, and Notre Dame led by as many as eighteen. Although they won only four games last season, the Harvard players picked up their game in the second half and led the Irish by two with just over six minutes left. Notre Dame stopped them from scoring for the remainder of the half, coming away with a seven-point victory. The Irish played more convincingly against IPFW, dominating 73-45, and against Charleston Southern, winning with a score of 54-38. Charleston Southern ' s 38 points falls second on the list of fewest points allowed by Notre Dame in the Joyce Center. The Harvard match-up was really the only home test for the Irish before the team took their game on the road to Michigan. Ranked twentieth, they fell 61-60 to the Wolverines as Quinn and senior guard Chris Tliomas combined for only eight points. Senior Dennis Latimore stepped up with eighteen points and five rebounds. Michigan dug away at Notre Dame ' s ten point lead midway through the second half, and Daniel Horton ' s three-point play with 20.7 seconds left in the game put the Wolverines ahead. Thomas missed one shot and had another blocked in the last ten seconds of the game, cementing Michigan ' s victory. Tlie men responded with a road win against Indiana four days later, as Thomas, Quinn, and junior Torin Francis each scored thirteen points. Francis also grabbed thirteen rebounds in the 55-45 win, ending Notre Dame ' s eight-game losing streak to the Hoosiers. The Irish next lost at home to DePaul, giving up 84 points. A 15-5 run by the Blue Demons gave them a sixteen- point lead with about four minutes left in the game, and the Irish had trouble bouncing back. Thomas ' twenty-four points and Colin Falls ' career-high twenty points couldn ' t match the four DePaul players who scored in double digits. The Irish followed up the DePaul loss with six consecutive victories, including a one-point road win over Seton Hall on January 5. The Irish clinched their Big East opener 66-65 with a three-pointer by Falls with 3.8 seconds remaining in the game. Falls was also the team ' s high scorer, posting nineteen points. Francis and Thomas each added fifteen points. and Francis chalked up ten rebounds in the close, back-and-forth game. Six lead changes and five ties! occurred in the second half alone. The Irish used their buildinuji momentum to carry them to victor | over Villanova three days later. Notre Dame defeated the Wildcat-- 78-72 at the Joyce Center, moving them to a 2-0 Big East record and making them 10-2 on the season. With three minutes remaining and ; tied score, Thomas moved into high gear, scoring eight of his team-high twenr ' -five points. F alls and Quinn each had sixteen points, and the Irish matched their season-high of ele ' en three-point shots. Notre Dame also had a perfect free throw game making all nineteen attempts. By S wnnori McGonigle Tut fJ{vi ' E A6I T ALLTtAM ftuin Ri w. M-tiiublt Eric Miirin. Ci n Mun hy, dlin Fall,, Chm Quinn, Jijrtlui C»nuttc, CTiris ThuHU . Torin Francis, Ru-v«ll Cirter. Ben NJickol, ntuuger Eric Mueller. Sick Rdw: Strength . C ' oixlilioiiinjj G»Kh Tony Rolin ki, QxivlinatcT i f liiskerWJI Oivraiions iVtirtin Iiigl sbv, . ' Vsis- ■ ••■ ' " icli IloJ Ealiuus, Dircciiir lit Academic Scrvios Pal Holmes, Gn Risl. On-um fcmcl. Rick I Nuni-s Lariimiic, Kill ' Kun, .Assistant coach Lewis rHcst ti, Aiscoatc Head Coach Seiui . inio. I Itwi Uuch Mike Bcey. aa MS Meii ' e aeketbaW hris Thiinvxs crosses the h;Uf cnun line iind -■prepares to run a play. Thomas was a finalist for the BohG asy Point Guard of the Year award, presented hy the BaskctKill H;ill of Fiune. PhaU) ( Cimlyii McGrody !S 7 Ttii- ic.un discusses its strategy iigiiiast Wist- L ' ni Illiimis. Thiimas missed a triple-diiiiWe In ciiic rL ' lxiund iind (vne ;issist. I ' lvtw H Carolyi MAirady Clins Qiiiiin brings the Kill ii|X ' iurt and lix)ks l(ir his ie;immatcs. His alertness iin tlie flixir makes liim a threat cm Ixith offense vind defense. I ' liribi Irs Cxiroly) McQrady Spotlight On... Chris Thomas earned Player of the Week honors affer leading the Irish to a 2-0 conference start. This was the 3rd time he has ■ received this award. Pennis Uinmire, who transferred frtim ■ ' Xnii.ina in 2003, prepares to guard his lent. The senior posted 12 points against lov-a and 1 8 points vs. Western Illinois. Photo by Camtyn McGrody 3porte ■Si S MSI Jtiriin Comette wrestles the rebound away t rom Boston College defenders. Comette and his teammates shut down the Eagles ' star player Craig Smith, holding him to nine points. Photu by Carolyn McGrady Men ' s Basketball Season Highlights Opponent Result Indiana W, 5545 Seton Hall W, 66-65 St. Jolin ' s W, 67-66 Connecticut W, 78-74 Boston Q)llege W, 68-65 Georgetowi " ! W, 70-64 Tonn Ir.uicis tries to win the tip off against Syracuse. He had 1 5 points and 9 rebound ;is the Irish lost to the Or;inf;cinen for the 6th time in 7 tries. Phnn tv Cxirnlyn McOnuly ssm IMSP. Men ' e S a tba iMen ' s Basketball Irish Struggle but post big wins riic Insh Ivj an tlic scccnul halt i t tlie soasun witli a kc ' Ri)4 luist match up against 7 ' ' ' rankai S Tacuso. Orangemen coach Jim IVvheim ras kxiking to Ix- the lirst ci ach with iOO Big Eiust wins, but with a 6 point Irish lead with 8:17 remaining, it Kxiked like he would ha e to wait. Notre Dimie, however, could not stop a SvTacuse hcit streak, and the C V.mgemai tinishcxi die game on a 194 run for the victory. Tlie ensuing weeks were filled with close games. Tlie team rebounded from the Syracuse kiss with a 1 point win over St. Jolin ' s mid a victory over West Virginia. Unfortunately, the next two games endai with heartbreaking late-giune breakdowns. On J;inuary 23 ' ' ' , Notre Dame faced Gcxirgetown in a last-second tliriller. Down 2 points with just seconds to play, Gilin Falls liit a remarkable oil bai;mce tliree [xiinter. ' Ihis gave the Irish die lead, but a C ieorgetimn player lound an open man tor a dunk just as time expircxl. Against Villanova, Notre Dame once again had the lead late in the 2nd half. Tlien, a 13-2 Wildcats nin gave them the lead for gtxxl with 3:30 remaining and sent the Irish to a Big Eist mark of 4-3. Despite worrisome losses that put Notre Dame ' s NCAA tournament ch;inces in jeopardy, the team ' s fx ' riomiimce from that point on had some posirives. Thomas showed poise as the team ' s point guard and leader, despite diminished point totals from liis previous years, and Falls ' shiupsluxiting abilit ' in the clutch was a spark of hope. Perhaps most importandy, the Irish big men began to step up tiieir play. Francis led the team with 19 points and 1 ? relxiunds against VilLuiova, ;uid conrinutxl to play well in several games against Big East powerhouses. For their first quality win of the season, Notre Dame pullcxl off an upset agiunst UQinn Francis had 19 points, ;tnd Dennis Lirimore addexi 12 as the Irish eked out a 78-74 win. Next came a rematch with S Tacuse and a chance for Notre Dame to m;tke a statement with consecurive wins against top- 20 teams. Despite ixxir tree throw shcxiting early on, the Irish stayed in control ftir most of the game, thanks to a double-double from Francis. After he converted a duee point play with 6£)5 to go, ND went up 50-39. But once again, they let the leid slip away; Syracuse finished with a 21-7 spree that the Irish could not contain. Gerry MacNamara once again niinal Notre Dame ' s parry with 22 points. Tlien BC ' arrivexl with the best start in their schcxil ' s liistory and one of only two remaining undefeated squads on the season. Both teams started the game sh(X)ting die lights out, and Notre Dame clung to a 37-32 Irad at the half. Early in the 2nd half, they kept a steady lead — going up by as much as 1 1 . But BC kept it close, and got within 3 points on several occasions. But thanks to QJin Falls ' 7-12 tliree point shooring and some clutch frcx ' throws from Thomas, they held on for die win. The win proved to be the last higlilight of the season as the Irish went on to lose some key games and did not obtain a berth into the NCAA toummiient. They then lost to Holy Cross in the first round of the NTT. By Paul Joke Chns Tliomas tnes ti) avoid I3C defenders as he goes up fur a shot. His 4 free tfirows in ilic final 1:1 1 put tile Insh up 66-59, which was eiiough of a cusliiiin to secure the wm. rltiilo by Ciiro w Met Jra K Rick Gimett gets the crowd excited with a dunk. The faixs had a kit to cheer about, .IS II «;is the te;iiii ' s 2nd win over a ranked team in .uuo. P mu hi Cimi w Mc jrad 6porte m harel Allen drives toward the basket. Her ag- V»-gressiveness on both ends of the court makes her a threat, even in her rcwkie year. P ioto by Carolyn McGrady Freshman Crystal Erv in evades traffic uiider the basket. Against UCbnn, she was the only Irish player to score in double figures. Photo by Carolyr McGrady f Jacqueline Batteast earned her fifth Big East Player of the Week award and became the second Irish player ever to win it four times in one season. IMSISi Women ' s 3aeketba[[ IWomen ' s Basketball Jri U oj-j To Since tlic 1 ' ■)Q6-97 season Nutrc Dame has pnncn itsclt as a leader in the collegiate women ' s basketball world. Entering rhe 2004-05 season, the H tre Dame won en ' s basketball team brought with it the same excitement and expectations that are nciw characteristic of the profjram. Tlie team, full of eteran players, was led by senior AU-American Jacqueline Batteast. She was 1 1 ' " ' on Notre Dame ' s all time scoring list with 1,315 points coming into her final year. Juniors Megan Duffy and Quirmey LaVere are also serious threats for the Irish and leaders on and off the court. With a dangerous combination oi seasoned players and strong, influential rookies the Fighting Irish were looking to continue then ' tradition ot success. Qi Novemlvr 22, the Irish opened the season with a home win against Qilorado State, outscoring the Rams 69-47. This win forecasted a strong start fiir Notre Dame, who went 9-1 after 10 games. Tlieir only loss came on December 2nd from a dominant Michigan State team in oxertime. After a hard fought game, the Spartans managed to oust the Irish 82- 73. The Irish did not dwell on this loss, however. Tlieir road to the top- 10 included a v in o ' er Washingtem, in which freshman Crystal Erwiii scored 24 points. TTiis was her career- high, iind her 9 of 9 shooting tied an 1 8-vear-old Joyce Center I c w farf record. The Irish also had a 54- 33 victory over Scton Hall, in which they held the Pirates to 22 percent shooting — the fewest points allowed by the Irish this season. A few days after that, numlxT 4 ranked Notre Dame downed Syracuse 75-58. Breona Gray, Teresa Bortoii, and Megan Duffy each scored seveiiteeii points in the outing. Tliis win gave the Irish their best start since going 23-0 in 2000-01 , their championship season. Notre Dame ' s only other two losses from the first 25 games came back to back in early January, one away and one on home territory. First at Villanova, the Wildcats upset the Irish, who w ere ranked 4 ' ' ' at the rime ot the meeting, 59- 54- Then just 3 days later, back in South I -nd, the Irish were beat by the defending National Champions in a sloppy 67-50 loss to the Gmnecticut Huskies. Tlie Huskies held the Irish to 29 percent shooting in the second half, and Batteast was held to eight points, ciimpared to her 19.1 point average. After the Connecticut game Notre Dame ' s head coach Muffet McGraw said, " We have a lot of work to do " . And work they did, winning the next nine consecutive played games. Bv: Kail}kcn Daky Frait Row. Breoiia Gray, Amanda TsipB, Qysral Emin. Jiicquelhie Baneasi. head axich iMuffct Mc- Graw, Megan Dirffy, Susie Pimws, Tulyah C!ain«, Oiarel ADai. Back Riw: Teresa Bonon. Melissa D ' . ' mico, CiiurnKy LaVero J.Kquclillc Kittci t giit up IiT :i jump nct over a LIConn defender. Eirly in the season she scoreil the 1 ,500tli point of her career, tieconv ing die 7th Nt tre t ame player to do so. P u)K) rv tirolini McGrady aa Sports IMSR Women!|S Basketball Irish end the season After those two losses the Irish went on to have convincing wins over Purdue, SyTacuse, Rutgers, and St. John ' s. The closest margin of these games was a seven-point win over St. John ' s, who apparently played the toughest they have all season. Perhaps the most rewarding win as of yet was the rematch game versus Connecticut. Not only did the Irish avenge their earlier defeat, with a 65- 59 victory, but Notre Dame snapped the Huskies Big East home winning streak of 112 games. Before this game, UConn had not lost a home conference game since 1993 and had beaten the Irish in eight straight contests. Teresa Borton had a career-high 1 1 reKiunds and Courtney LeVere led the Irish with 14 points and a dominating inside game. Notre Dame continued their strong play against 16 ' ' ' ranked Boston College and handed them a loss, 64-57. Jacqueline Batteast proved herself as the team leader as she battled throughout the game, despite being sick. She could not play more than seven minutes in the first half, but did not give up, and scored all of her 1 5 points in the second half. Notre Dame held the Eagles, the nation ' s best shooting team, to 34 percent shooting, and kept them scoreless for five minutes down the stretch. A 75-58 defeat over Georgetown on February 12 gave the Irish an overall record of 22-3. Then, a few days later, the Irish picked up their 10 ' ' straight win with another victory over Boston College. This streak was soon snapped by No. 10 Rutgers, who beat the Irish 59-48 on January 23. TTie Irish finished out the regular season with contests agaitist West Virginia and Seton Hall. After 25 games, Batteast had moved herself up to fourth place on Notre Dame ' s all-time scoring list. The women showed no signs of slowing down as March Mad- ness approached. They had all the experience one could ask for with 8 of the 1 1 players on the squad having played in at least three NCAA Tournament games, and five o( them having Strong a half-dozen postseason contests under their belts. Muffet Mc- Graw would be the first to tell you that you cannot count on past performance to produce re- sults in the future. She has said, " Tlie road to the Final Four can be filled with a lot of potholes. " This quote proved tnie when the Irish lost to Arizona State in the second round of the NCAA tournament. After heading to Fresno, California and showing strong play in the first round against UC Santa Barbara and a solid first half against the Sun Devils, the Irish were unable to hold on for the win, losing 70-61. By Kathleen Daley C , aas n LcxikinK up court, junior guard Megaii Duffy wiit.s tor her tciim to set up the ne,xt play. Rill hmuiiiiij;; wus a very importiint skill for luiy yuar l to have ma.stered. Freshiriiin Tulyah Gaines dribbles up the court a.s her defender tries to keep pace. Both times the Irish played Boston Gillege the-y won by a seven point margin. PhtUt aAvnesn of ,S »«5 Injirmvititm Women ' e 3aditietba[[ i rry 3 Fc n -,ir(.l Jacqueline ' takt tlio jump KJI ( iphi inicirc Oystal Erain t ' athers herself at 111 Stan the game. Tlie team had tii remain - » the line as she prepares to shcxit a free throw. tucttscJ from the very Ivfjinniny of t-ach game in Success at the line critical, especially in close order to .stay on top ol their com|X ' tition. games. I ' lv III I iinmcsy of .S| )rl.s Injimiuitiim Phiui ati ru:sy iif Slurns Infirmmiim ' ' wm JW. i IP Wt-im, m Women ' s Basketball Season Highlights Opponent Result Ohio State W, 66- 2 Marquette W, 5047 Purdue W, 86-69 Rutgers W,6347 G nnecticut W, 65-59 Bc-»ston G Uege W, 64-57 Pittsburgh W,75-47 West Virginia W, 82-57 6 por1 e i Rowi In I fig p are we,ii ii fall The Notre Dame Womeii ' s Rowing Team entered three regattas during the fall, taking on a lighter racing load than in the past. The season kicked off on October 10 at the Head of the Rock in Rockford, Illinois. Five Notre Dame varsit ' boats competed in the Women ' s Open race, three of which placed in the top ten of the 39 boats entered. In this race, Notre Dame took 3 " , 6 , 10 ' ' 18 ' and32 " ' ' . The Irish were hoping to beat out Wisconsin, which is always a tough competitor and top rival. However, Wisconsin and Minnesota took 1 " and 2 " ' ' respectively. The tvvo novice boats took 8 ' ' and 1 3 ' ' ' in the Novice race. Tlie Irish were scheduled to compete in the Frogtown Races a week later, but due to liigh winds the race was cancelled. The rowers ' second ;ind final tall competition was the Head of the Elk in Elkhart, Indiana. Here, Notre Dame entered 10 events and tcx)k honors in two. In die Women ' s Open 4-a race, they took 3 " place behind Wisconsin and Michigan State, and in the 4-b race, they placed 4 ' Notre Dame placed 5 and 7 out of 30 crews in the Women ' s Varsity 8 -a race. In the Varsity 8 b-race, Notre Dame took 5 out of 11 boats, and in the Varsity 8-c race Notre Dame took 3 ' place. The novice boats placed 4 in the Novice-a race, 2 " in the Novice-b race and 1 " in the Novice-c race. Following the final regatta, die Irish continued practicing outdoors on the St. Jcx River for a few more weeks. To UTap up the fall season, the Irish held their annual inter-team race, the Blue- Gold Row. Half the team dresses up in gold outfits and the other half of the team dresses up in blue outfits. Each team performs a skit before the racing ;ind inter-team rivalry begins. Tlie day is a celebration of the fall season as the team prepares for the winter season. Now the rowers have stored dieir This Is n caption tor the picture. Hach caption should he more thiin one sentence. Each caption should answer the who, what, why, P ioio courtesy of Mi tc Bennett 5a ior Katie Chenoweth concentrates duriiTj practice. In the Head of the Elk, she helpi i her lx at to a fourth place in the oixai4 h ' loio courtesy of Mi te foiiieii racing shells in the boathouse and have moved indoors. They practice in Lof tus on the erg porch where the workout is conducted on the ergs, also known as rowing machines. Once a week, the team will nin or do ' oga to vars ' the workout. They also lift weights Uvo mornings a week. Until January, the Irish were in the off-season, which meant they could not practice more than eight hours a week. Thus, these hour-long practices were more intense than usual. Once the team returned from winter break, winter training began luitil die team headed to Tennessee for its spring break training trip. This part of the season was very intense and physically and mentally draining, but it was the time for the team to prepare for a competitive spring racing season. List year, the first varsity ' eight boat received a bid to the NCAAs and had the best ever finish the sbc year program has experienced. This year, the team hopes to get its first ever team bid to the NCAA championships and are aiming for a top 10 finish there. This is a ver ' realistic goal, diaiks toll the return of five of the nine members of the first eight boats and a strongi freshman class. Led by senior capta Maureen Qbbons and MeredithI TTiomhurgh, the rowers are working! hard each day to prepare for a great | spring racing season. The spring season begins on; March 12 w-hen the team v ill travel to Knoxville, Tennessee to compete widi Tennessee and Micliigan State. From there, die Irish will travel toy various r attas around the country,! making stops in San Diego, Ann Arbor, I Boston, Indianapolis, and East Lansing. They hopie to end up in Sacramentol at the end of May for the NCAAI Championships. [HI] Kow r 0 Mcmlx ' rs of ;in 8-Kr,u listen ;is thdr cox.s«-ain I, ills the orders. At the HcuJ of tile Elk, Notre L .ime h:iJ 2 S-Kiats finish 5tli ;u-id 7th. ) ' i(ito cinmesy af Miha iimell Di ' wm Hcceman helped her 8-boat to a third place finish in the first regatta of the seis »i. in that competition, the Irish had 2 other top-10 finishes. P mir cii(nes of Mil c ' Betiiiell I h ' ssa Qose, Meghan Chidsey, and Colleen McCotter pull together. The team practices ilie lake when the weather is «-ann enough. Photo counesy of Mike Bennett Spotlight OrTT Freshman Amanda Polk competed in the 2004 FISA Junior World ! Rowing Championships where her boat placed 7th. M 1 ii Bl 1 ophomore defenseman Noah Babin takes the • " puck toward the goal. He scored his first col- legiate goal in a 1-i tie vs. Northern Michigan. Photo courtesy of The Obsenw ►ophomore right wing Michael E5artlett battles - for control of the puck. In the game, Bardett assisted Jason Paige for the team ' s only goal. Photo courtesy of The Observer f Hockey Junior Matt skates down the ice dur- ing a home game in the JAOC The team spent hours practicing to prc-pare for games. Pkilo courtesy uf S xjrts Jii oniuitifm « iHockey riic 2004-2005 Notre Dame Ik h: key team enteral tlie season kxikifif to continue down the same path as last year, llie 2005-2004 squad made it to the NCAA tournament, the only Irish team in history to do so. Ranked 13 " ' ' at the end of the season, the Irish were granted a first round game against Minnesota, otherv isc known as the tw ' o-time defending national champions. With a 2-0 lead early in the game against Minnesota, Notre Dame kxiked to promise an upset. However, 5 Minnesota goals later, the Irish fell in their first tournament appearance hy a score of 5-2. They finished 20- 154, good for a fourth place rie in the Central Qillegiate HcKkey Association (CCHA) standings. This season, the Irish lost 6 players to graduation but, with high expectations, also acquired 3 freshman players. Thus tar, this season has not been as successful as last year for the Irish. However, they can Kiast a victory over then numlxT-one ranked Boston Ciillege. r.J. Jindra, a sophomore, scored a short-handed goal with 14.6 seconds left to send the game into overtime. He also scored the winning overtime goal off a pass from fellow sophomore Wes O ' Neill. Senitir Morgan Cey ' s career- high 50 saves in the Boston Qillege game were also a huge factor in the 3-2 upset. He made 20 saves in the first period, 10 in the second, and 20 in the third. 28 of these saves came on Boston College power plays. This victory was Notre Dame ' s first of the year and marked the second rime in two seasons that the Irish have upset the Eagles. Cey ' s heroics earned him the CCHA Cioaltender of the Week and the USC:HC) 1THP Defensive Player of the Week awards. On November 13, it seemed like de ja vous for the Irish, as they secured a 3-2 victory over Western Michigan. In their first CCHA win of the season, Jindra ;md O ' Neill provided goals, along with senior Cory McLean. Cey stopped 38 of Western Michigitn ' s 40 shots. All season, the Irish have battled to force overrime and ties rather than taking losses. They have also held on to win a few close games, including one against Michigan State in overrime. Junior Matt Amado ' s goal secured the come-from- behind win for the Irish and snapped a three-game losing streak. Also, Mike Walsh scored his first goal of the season, and Victor Oreskovich notched his first career assist. Many of Notre Dame ' s losses have been heartbreaking, end- of-the-game breakdowns, and five ties thus far have been well fought games. Statistically, the Irish have perfonned at least as well as if not better than their opponents and teams in their conference overall in the categories of saves, shots on goal, goals scored per shot, as well as goals scored. The Irish continued to struggle during the remainder of the season. Although this has been a frustrating season for the Irish, a team with such young players can only expect better days ahead. By Katy Marsh C outer Jasiin Paige skates towards tlie goal on Li breakaw-ay. He scored his first goal of the scLson in the Irish loss to Northern Michigan. Photo courtesy of The Observer eoalie Morgan Ce ' makes a save for tlie Insh. His 50 saves in the upset over BC earned him the CCHA Gir,iltender of the Week honors. Photo courtesy of The Observer Sports Kayla Graham dives into the pool to suim her part of the relay. Her team swam Notre Dame ' s third best 800 free relay in the fall. Photo courtesy of The Obsenw Ellen Johnson takes a breath during her free- style race. In the St. Lucia Invitational, she helped her 400 free relay team secure the win. Phntii ci inc ' ii( T u ' Oh TTt ' T Spotlight On... Christel Bouvron swam the 200-metcr butterfly In the 2004 Olympics and placed 32nd. f i Women ' e 6wiminiii Wviiilx-rs ol ilio Notre Oanie relay team cel- ohnuo as their results come in. Tliey ttx k M m the 500-yard crescendo relay in the I3ennis Siarlc Relays. r uito anincsy of T ic Obscn ' cr Women ' s Swimminq aciawn ' 5 hwn Ivtorc their o|X ' nini: meet in • ' ptc. ' mlvr, the liish women expectal li.ive .1 successful 2004-2005 iMUi. With the liiring of tomier Irish All-American Girrie Nixon as ;i assistant coach Lind with current linimers Katie Girroll, Ann Barton, uiJ Christel Bou Ton participating II Olvnipic Trials on distant ends of the i;lolv, the Insh women LUiricipatcxl reat things for the new schcxil year. The team finishc l the 2003- XV4 season by winning its eighth ;(Misecuri ' e Big ist title and [facing 25th at the NCAA Jhainpionships. Over the summer, atie Girroll earned two top-30 inishes in the 200 and 400 indi idual iiL-vileys at the U.S. Ohnipic Trials. !unior Christel Bou Ton, swimming or her native Singapore, became he second student-athlete ever, and he first in 84 years, to compete in he Olympics while enrolled at Notre Pame. In .Athens, IVnivron finished the 200 hutterflv in 52nd place. With last season ' s momentum lasting through the summer, the water Icxikcxl promising for the Irish swimmers. Tlie team openc l its season with a big night at home on September 28 with a dual meet against Evans ille followed by the Dennis Stark Relays. Girroll, a sophomore, jump-started the Irish effort with her impressive perfomiimce in the first event of the season. Her winning time of 4:22.93 in the 400 IM earned her consideration for the spring ' s championship meet. 0 ' erall, imly one H ' iu-is ille atlilete touched the wall ahead of any Notre Dame swimmer as the Irish dominated the meet, winning 161-54. Hours later, the team took first place in the Dennis Stark Relays with an 84 point edge over second-place Illinois State. Siphomores Ellen Jiilinstm and Ann Barton, junior BouvTon, and freshman Liura Stafford broke a meet record of 7:51.84 in the 800-yard freest ' le relay. Nearly a month later, the 23rd- ranked Irish women battled two other top-25 squads, Arizona State and Purdue. Although the Irish fell short against both teams, their rimes and performances bcxled well for the future. Sophomore Jessica Stephens had three top-three finishes, while Barton, Johnson, freshman Caroline Johnson, ;md fifth-year senior diver Meghan Perr ' -Eiiton each finished in the top-twci in at least one event. Victories over Pittsburgh, Michigan State, and Ball State moved the women to a 21 ranking going into the Georgia Fall Invitarional and the Notre Dame Invitarional. Despite leaving only four team members — three divers and one swintmer — at home to compete at the NDl, the Irish placed 9th out of thirteen teams, led by Perr -Eaton ' s first place in diving. In (Jeorgia, meanwhile, Caroline Johnson was the top-finisher for the Irish, placing third in the 100 backstroke with a NCAA " B " rime and her collegiate-liest of 55.93. On the final day of the meet alone, the Irish posted sixteen top-20 finishes and numerous personal bests, contriburing to an overall 5th place finish against teams such as top-ranked Georgia. The divers headed to Dublin, Ireland, for Christmas break, while the swimmers sought wamier waters in Saint Lucia in the Giribbean. Returning to schtxil with a 2nd-place finish in the Saint Lucia Invitational, the team beat Oakland to finish the regular season. The team then headed for the Big East Championships in New York and came away with their ninth consecurive Big East title. By umncn McGonigie i Kile Gxich races to« ards the finish in the butterfly- In the Gecirgia F:J1 In itation;J, she finished 24th in rlie 200 fly. P »ui arunesy of The 0 senCT 5ophomore Rebecca Grove competes in the backstroke. In Notre Danie ' s win over Bowl- ing Green, she finished 3rd in 1 ;55M. Photo courtesy- of The O sentr ' d oxXe yUn ' s Swimming 1 Gam earns tirst oig Cast 1 itLe Last spring, the Notre Dame men ' s swimming and diving team completed one of its most successful seasons ever, finishing second in the 2004 Big East Qiampionships. Coach Tim Wekh was named the Big East Coach of the Year, and his swin ' uners were honored as an Academic AU-American Team for their average 3.157 GPA. After adding an Athens Olympian, a six-time All-American, four divers, and three other talented swimmers to round out the nine- member freshman class, the Irish men ' s team seemed poised for another record-breaking season. The men opened their season with a dual meet versus Ev;msville and the Dennis Stark Relays. The strong crop of freshman joining the veterans proved to be a winning equation. The team beat Evaasville in every event except for two and won the Relays for the seventh time in eight years. Against Evans ville, sophomore Louis Cavadini won the 50 and 100 freestyle events, coming close to his career best in the 50. Frashmen Drew McKay, Graham Parker, and Sam St oner also claimed firsts. During the Relays, Alan Carter won three events, including the 200 free relay that sparked five consecutive first- place finishes for Notre Dame. Overall, 30 of the 35 swimmers took first place in at least one event. The Irish men next defeated the Utah team 123-118 on the road as freshman Jay Vanden Berg tallied two victories. His win in the 1 ,000 freestyle was part of two back-to-back 1-2-3 finishes for the Irish. Vanden Berg ' s 9: 37.44 led 2 " ' place junior Patrick Davis and 3 ' ' ' place sophomore Chris Zeches. In the the 200 freestyle, sophomore Ted Brown, senior captain Matt Bertke, and sophomore Brian Freeman again swept the Utes. Battling the high- altitude and experiencing less than 24 hours of rest since their meet against Utah, the Irish lost to 22 Brigham Young. Seeking their first-ever win against a nationally-ranked team, senior Frank Krakowski , sophomore Tim Kegelman, Brown, and Cavadini posted a 2 " ' ' -place rime of 3.-06.37 in the 400 freestyle relay, a time faster than all but one of the dual meet times from last season. However, the men didn ' t have to wait long to defeat a nationally- ranked team. On November 12, the men ' s 400 free relay team of Krakowski, Cavadini, sophomore Nick Fanslau, and Kegelman touched out 17 Pittsburgh by .04 seconds to defeat the eight-time defending Big East champions for the first time since 1960. Notre Dame won seven events, led by Brown ' s wins in the 200 and 500 freestyles and victories by Davis and junior Doug Bauman. After this streak-ending win, the men were r;inked 2 L ' , the first rime in schtxil liistory that the team had cracked the top 25. Solid wins over Louisville and in the Notre Dame Invitarional led the team into their winter training trip to Ireland. After tornado damage shut down their practice pool in Dublin, the team logged many grueling hours in Limerick that prepared them to win their first Big East Championship in February-. By Shannon McGonigle Dave Moi-san competes in the hreast.stroke in the NH Invitaticmal. He hcjds the Rolfs Acquatic Cinter reccird for the 400 IM. PluHii ctninesy of Tlw Ohscrvcr Junior Bryan Guamicr races to the finish. He IS one of the teiim ' s top hitterfliers and is ninked Stli in schixj history in the event, ' uitd aruncsy aj Tlic Ohscrvcr ea Men ' e Swimming " " ' " " - ' " " " ■ ' rx ' fTU ' Ohscrwr V, ' vH ' " " ' " ' " ' ' ' " ' " ' " ' h ' -..tor His » »|vrii,mi.uKc in the 400 fr. „ i , ' ■ ' t ' ' ' ■ ' ' ■ " • Big East Championships ' Round Day One w§ Day Two Finals Day Three Finals Day Four Finals i St, 614.5 pts. i 1st, 902.5 pts ' Sports ml Women ' s, Fcncjng Irisri win 7tK laatlonal title While most Notre Dame freshmen were busy building lofts and taking part in countless ice-breakers last August, freshman fencer Mariel Zagunis was competing in tlie Olympic Games in Athens. Not only was she a competitor, she brought home the gold modal in the sabre competitiein. Fc:»rtiuiately, diis world-class athlete was in was iii gotxl company when she joined the Irish fencing team last fall. The women ' s team includes three-time NCAA Foil Chanpion senior Alicja Kryczalo, who will be competing for number four this spring, as well as two-time ninner-up and one-time bronze medalist senior Andrea Amait. Tliey are piiied by 2002 NCAA Epee Champion Kerry Walton, 2004 NCAA Sabre Qiiimpion Valeric Providaiza, and Zagunis, who will be a top contender iii the sabre as well. Also in epee, sophomore Amy Orlando, has nearly clinched her second straight spot on the US Under-20 National Team that will compete at the World Championsliips. Curraitly, die Irish are ranked second in the United States Fencing Giaches Association Poll. This year the team hopes to relight die " 1 " atop Grace Hall and bring home another team nationtJ tide, as they did in 2003. The three captains, Danielle Davis, Kryczalo, and Walton all have a pKXsitive feeling aKiut what their tetWs future miiy hold. " We have a great staff and as a team, handle ourselves very well. Our strong sense of camaraderie will help us in the last long stretch of the season, " states Will ton. Wliile Walton describes the team as being made up of two diverse groups, she believes it is a winning combination. Between Irish women who have fenced all their lives and those who simply picked it up in g iii class, die team does ver ' well in all around competition. In the Oliio State Duals in early February, the Irish reserves saw much of the action and went 4-0 in the competition. The women ' s sabre team led the way against their largest rival, Ohio State, with an luidefeated (36-0) day. The Irish have also enjoyed some home field advantage this season, placing host to the Notre Dame Duals on Jiinuar ' 29 ' ' and 30 ' ' The team closed out another LUidefeated weekend, liiglilighted by wins over No. 3 Penn State and 6 ' ' ' -ranked Northwestern. The women managed to win 86 percent of their bouts in the two-day competition. The Midwest Fencing Qinference Championsliips, held on Febniary 26 ' ' ' and 27 ' ' ' ' was also hosted at dieJACC. From there, the Irish went on to compete in the NCAA Championships. The senior class looked forward to their last chance to compete for another tide. " It really builds your self-esteem to know that the rest cif your team, a ver ' talented team, is there for you, evai when you arai ' t having the best day, " said Walton. The Irish qualified six womai for the NCAA tournament and overcame an early deficit to earn die tide. Wliile the Irish will graduate many of their strongest fencers, die future will continue to shine as brightly as the " 1 " they recently lit atop Grace Hall. Bv Tara Weiler Tut ?MtM6 fiHaHq TcAM Fnmt Rcw: Naialie Tcmior, Muiica Real, Mdaiiie Bsiiitista, TiffiUiy Muller, Aiidrea Aineiit, ' , L iiiidle Di is, Erin Housing, Valciie PrewiJcjiia, Angel;i Vincent and Miiricl Zaguni. ' i. Back Row: Gndiiaie .Assistant Cisich Noitli Gucv. Saiicjr Miuusn Vim Shod in, Amy Oihindo, .Anna Rudriguci. Kcnv NX- ' altmi, Natalie IJii ilanuuitc, Rdvcca Chiiivihuskv, . ' licp Krsc;::ilo, Rachel Cota, xc n Lanl gT ll . AssLsuinr (Ixich ZiJian Duda.s, Head ti. acl Janas: Becliiim ki. Not Rctiired: Mariflle Gumor and G)lleen WaWi. fccnior Kerry Walton (left) is Liuick { i- her feet " " to overcome her op|Tonent. She was the 2002 NCAA Cliampion and 2004 runner-up in epee. II " •the ,c„l ,,e,u. She has wu„ th « NCAA F ' t " " Manel Zaguni5 tak.. her place .„ Whe hwUi, fencer m u,n gold m TO va-u. r.i !:!r ' ?L " l - ! ' -- ' ' he. nuratem tippment. In her 1 st 7 compiled a 59-25 rcxord in epee ' seastTis, Spotlight On.? Maricl Zagunis won the gold (Dedal In sabre Qf the 2004 Olympics. I She IS the first f ND student to I win an individual | gold nriedal. 1 enior Michal Sobieraj lunges at his opponent - from Wavne State. The epeeist boasts an 111-8 c;ueer record and was the 2003 X:AA runner-up as well as a 2002-2004 All- American. Photo fc Carolyn McGrady L ■fixnitRoxv: Alex Schuitudtoj.Jack Goett, Irani; Rmtaiipo, Patrick Donnelly, Patrick Getting. , Ort Hcnwml and T.J. McN Jly. MicUlc Rmv: Aaiun Adjciiiutn, ]as.m U w , Jesse Uicuchli, Rv in BraJev. Johannes Ma , mi, John BspinDsi. Arthur bmi, Paul Rm-s, Eiinuni Murphy. J.» vli Hitginann. fVick Row: Oroduate .AssUtam Gxich North Qirey, Senior Manager Tim Shcchan, .Andrew " Avlcbi, Mattliow Stcinrs J.ikub Jeclkoiviak, Dicpo Qirinoncz. Nicholas Diaaiu, Michal Sobieraj, Matt " • Patrick (.ihattiw, IXtel; Snyder, Cliris GistcUan, Assi. taiit Gwch Zolt;in Duda. and Head is: Bi lnatTiki. Not Pictured; ftug Bnxle, Mattlifw Terrtsjult t ophoniore Aaron Adjeinian takes tlie ot- - faisive as he moves tow.trds his opponent. Tlie eixKist held the No. 2 spot for die Itish in AAea ' s Fenci Nationaf Champions Again The Irish men ' s fencing team lias had remarkable success the past few years with a T ' place finish in the NCAA Tournament in 2003, followed by a 3 " ' place finish at the NCAAs in the spring of 2004. The team went into the 2004 NCAA Tournament with high hopes, but encountered obstacles along the way. Although the Irish floundered as a whole at the tournament, junior epeeist Michal Sobieraj took the bronze medal, while his teammate, freshman Patrick Ghattas finished lO " " in the sabre. This year, the men hope to battle back from their 3 " place showing to reclaim the national fencing title. The men had a strong pre-season, led by a first place finish in the foil competition from freshman Jakub Jedrkowiak at the Northwestern Open. Later in November, Jedrkowiak also finished in second place at the Perm State Open. At the NYU Duals in January the 4 ' ' ranked Irish opened their season by going 3- 1 with their one loss coming at the hands of number-one-ranked Ohio State. Now-senior Michal Sobieraj went lO-I at NYU while now-sophomore Patrick Ghattas went 10-2 at the event to lead the men ' s squad. Later on in January at the Notre Dame Duals, the Irish faced three of the top-ranked teams in the nation, including 8 NCAA individual champions. Notre Dame avenged their loss to Ohio State, but ended up losing once again to the Buckeyes on the final day for their first and only loss of the event. Michal Sobieraj went 20-1 overall at the Notre L )ame Duals, giving him enough wins to secure the 14 ' ' ' position in Notre Dame ' s record Kxiks for career wins by an Irish fencer in any weapon. Following the Notre Dame Duals in January, the Irish came out of the Ohio State Duals unbeaten by Bowling Green, Purdue, Case, and Oberlin. Once again, Sobieraj had an outstanding showing, going 12- in the epee event arid moving up to 8 place in Notre Dame career wins history. Also going undefeated for the Irish at Ohio State were senior John Espinosa, juniors Nicholas Diacou and Alex Schumacher, winning six sabre bouts apiece, as well as freshman foilist Joseph Hagmann. Junior foilist Andrew Zodda went 7-1 to help the Irish. Next up this season, the Irish traveled to Duke to compete in the Duke Duals. Tough competition was expected at the Duke duals, but the Irish remained strong through the Junior Olympics in Texas in February, before returning to South Bend for the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships at the end of Februarv " . Tlie men were powerful this season and in a solid position heading into the NCAA tournament, and the team did not disappoint. With five of the men earning spots to compete for the title, the team earned its 7th fencing title in schcKil history. By Katy Marsh } Jiilm Espmiisa (above) is poised and read - in his dual «. Michigan. The senior received the team ' s 2004 award for most improved fencer. Photo by Carolyn McGrady Freshman Greg Howard waits for his opponent to strike. At the Notre Dame Duals, he helped the epee squad with a win over Perm State. Photo hi Carolyti McGrady r ' ■ ■ ' ' ' ' f 5teve SoUman and Javi Sanchez congratulate Matt Edwards as he crosses the plate. Ed- wards finished second on the team m runs scored during tlie 2004 season. Plmtit anirtes of Spcirts Infimmtun Big East Championship and NCAA Regionals Opponent Boston College W,3 ' 2 St. John ' s W,9-2 Boston College W,ll-5 Kent State (Regional) L,24 UC Irvine W,6-5 Kent State W,74 Arizona L,7 Spotlight On... 5 Irish players were drafted this year, setting a Notre Dame record. The Irish now have 17 active players in the pros. cnior tc v N linuui hiiijk-ci.s uith die puuh, He was selectai by the MiK aukee Brewers in die lOth niiiTi.l ,,l " tl„. Ul H,lr., v .,„.i .,1..., _ 1 Baseball . . a. - i j_ -r,- Ea t ti-H, Tlie Notre D;ime hiseball team had liiyh expectatinns as the ' entered the 2lX?4 season witli im«t of the st;irters troin the 2003 team returning and Kvistini; t!ic 6 ' ' ' ranked recruiting class in the nation. Tlie temii was ranked as high ;is 10 ' ' ' in die prcseas(_)n polls, uid expectations were tultilled as the team remainc l in tlie top 10 during the season, ranked as high as 4 " ' ' at rimes. Giming off its second appearance in the College Weirld Series iii 2003, the team started off strong, beating tour top 25 teams in the first two wcx kends of the season. Strong pitcliing Mid hitting helped Notre Dame to go 7-0 against teams in the top 25 all season. The ' finished the season with 51 wins, which was a record number for ND, as well as the second liighest v inning percentage in the country- ;tmong Division- 1 teams. The experience of starting pitchers Chris Niesel and Grant Jolinson, K d " i juniors, and Tom Thornton, a sophomore, as well as sophomore ckwer Ryiin Dohert ' helped the te;im win. At the plate, Notre Dame ' s keys to success were junior All-American third baseman shortstop Matt Macri and sophomore outfielder Craig Cooper. Macri led the team in home runs, hits, mns, doubles, triples, ;md slugging percentage. The team tcxik a blow mid-season when senior second-baseman Steve SoUmann, a tri-captain and tourdi on Notre Dame ' s carc ?r hit list, collided with another member of the team during die April 3 game against Villanova , fracturing his jaw. SoUmann had been drafted after his junior season, but returned for his senior year. Seniors Javi Sanche: and Zack Sisko stepped up to fill in for SoUmann unril his return May 9 in a win over UConn. Tlie Irish finished off the regular season with a record of 46-10 as the 7 ranked te;un in the narion, sweeping rival Rutgers to win a Big East Tournament berth. The team beat Boston QiUege in the first round of the tournament, with Thornton tuniing in a strong perfomiance against BCs starter Chris Limbert, a first round draft pick. ND went on to defeat St. John ' s ;ind then Rostt)n QiUege again in the championsliip giurie, becoming the first team ever to win tliree straight Big East rides. The Irish had a great game, setring a record with five home nins in the championship. With the Big E;ist ritlc, Non-e Dame went into the NCAA Tournament having won 16 of their last 17 games. They were chosen to host the NCAA Regionals, ;ind, though playing at home, opened the tournament with a tough loss to Kent State. However, the team came back to beat UC Irvine the next morning and Kent State that afternoon to keep their post-season hopes alive. Thornton, pitcliing injured, led the team in the victory over Kent State. Despite making a comeKick, Notre Dame lost the next day to Arizona, ending their tournament aspiratioas. Even with their loss earl ' on in the NCAA tournament, Notre Dame had a stellar 2004 seiison, finisliing 51-12. They also made an incredible showing in the MLB draft, with a record-setting five players selected in the first 14 rounds. Griint Johnst)n, drafted by the Ciilis in the second round, and Matt Macri, draftcxi in the fifth round by the Rcxkies, became the highest drafted teammates in ND baseball history. Johnson became the 40 player to be drafted during Head Coach Paul Mainieri ' s teii year tenure. Chris Niesel, Steve SoUman, and Javi Sanchez were the other three players to be drafted. The Irish fiiiished their season with great promise and potential for the future. By Annie Rohrs NOTRE DAME XI f 9tg% B i |,ISJ i,|as5 j j»m »k ? ' ?« Bws| vm .t»«««fc. 1 ' Faint Row: D inny Dressniiin, Sein Gaston, Rico Bertucd, Nick Mainieri, Matt VChittington, Qiris Foumiet , Greg Lope:, Ste e .Andres and Chris Niesel. Second Row: senior manager Kane Dovie, adiletic trainer Mike Bern, Jeff M;mship, Brent Weiss, assistant coach Da -id Grewe. head aach Paul Mainieri, assistant coachTernRixmey-, volunteer assistant JolTnGumpf,. ' le.NNette ' ,juruorm;mager Laurie Pri itera and strength and condinoning asich Mike Joseph. Third Row: Matt Bransfield, Cx i Wilkias, Tim Murray, Matt EJwards, Jess Stew-an , Denk Olve , Matt Macri, Craig Gxiper, Ziich Siskcnuid GxJv Rirai. Back Row: Qms V;isami, Scott Bickford. Joe Th;mian, Jeff Samardrija, Tom Thornton, RyiUi Dohcrry, Gnmt Johnson, Kapala, Tyler Jones, Mike Dury and Javi Sanche:. Not Pictured: Steve SoUmann J.ivi Sanche:, entering his second year as catcher for the, was reimed the team MVP. He is the first full-rime catcher to win the . K " ; ' -.. - y ji ; vx ' y? 3S3SE2S?sy . i ' i £is-i : SojFrball Underclassnien: key to They lost the eiitite starting infield to graduaticm, with the exception of the pitchers and catcher, along with four of their 8 top hitters. They were left with only one senior. In the case of any other team, it might seem natural to write them off for the year. In the case of the 2004 Irish stiftball team, however, pieople knew better, and the Irish 1-iegan the season as the 1 pick in the Big East Conference. TTiroughout the season, Notre Dame dominated in nearly every part of the game. Strong pitching bolstered the team, which relied on the talents of starters Heather Booth, a sophomore, and junior Big East Rtcher of the Year Steffany Stenglein. Booth threw multiple complete games, including a 1-0 shutout in February against Notre Dame ' s biggest rival, then-ranked 14 Nebraska. Stenglein, who finished with a 1 .39 ERA, tossed a perfect game agai:Tst Valparaiso, the second of her career. In the 9- win, she struck out 14 of 18 batters and did not allow a ball out of the infield. The Irish were dangerous at the plate as well, boasting a lineup in vvliich more than half the team batted over .300 in conference play. Megan Ruthrauff, Stephanie Brown, and Nicole deFau swung hot bats, as did Big East Player ot the Year Megan Ciolli who led the league in batting average, hits, tmd on- base percentage. Notre Dame kept on a winning streak through most o{ the season, winning 12 of their first 13 games. They faced Nebraska again, this time ending up on the bottom of a 1-0 final with the lone run coming in iiph(inicire shorLstcip S;ini Schixmaert Kxisted ■« a .954 fioldinK ptrcaitage. In the Irish loss to the US Olympic team, she hud 2 hits and went 6 for 6 on defensive play-s. Phitd OMTUsri (if S|x))ts M omu)IKi)i Junior Steff;iny Stenglein winds up during Line of her 21 victories this season. She is only the seccud Irish pitcher to win the Big East Rtcher of the Ye;ir award. Pimm counesy of Sports ii omiatirm the first inning on a wild-pitch. True to their name, the Fighting Irish reboimded from this heart- wrenching loss, winning 2-0 in the second game. Notre Dame was undefeated in its league heading into the final 2 games of the regular season at Seton Hall, only to lose them Kith, finishing with an 18-2 league record. The Irish finished with a 46-16 overall record and headed into the Big East Championships as the number one seed. After bettting Villanova and Boston College, they advanced to the championship g;ime against Seton Hall. In the Kittom ot the seventh inning, freshman Stephanie Brown hit her 7 th home run of the season, t ing the game as well as the freshman home run record. But in the Kittom of the eighth, Seton Hall scored three nuis to defeat the success Irish for the fourth straight time. This 5-2 ItKs which lasted over 6 hours was die longest game in Big East Championship history. The Irish then earned their sixth straight NCAA Championship bid, beating DePaul before falling to Michigan. After a lass to UIC in the NCAA k ser ' s bracket, the Irish finished with a 49-20 record, the second-best win total in Notre Dame history. Next year looks promising for die Irish, who had 6 players named to the all -Big East first team and boasted the Big East coaching staff of die year. This team showed the si:e of its heart this season, and v ill no doubt expand that desire to improve over die coming year. By Katy Marsh and Bridget Veihmeyer C From row: strength and conditioning coach Michael J se|ih, assistant coach ( liamiclle Cirecn, Me- gtui Caolli, Ciessica HiilnaKle, Meagmi RiitliraulT, I Ic-.irher Bcxiih, Steffany Siaiglcin. StcTilianic Brown, Ciirissa Jaquish, Chruital Porter, head coach Iteinna Ciumpf. Rick row: manager Melanie Ball Kellie Middleton, Li: Harmiitnn, Nicole Wicb, Nicole JeHau, M;illone Lain, Kenya Fucmineler, Siira Shixnijeri, .i ' .Mst;uu coach KrisGaneff. 2004 Big East Championships and NCAA Regionals Opponent Boston College Seton Hall Villanova Seton Hall DePaul Michigan UIC Result W,4 ' I L,24 L,5 ' 2 L, 1 L,24 JLinior Megan CioUi prepares to throw out a hiserunner. CioUi was unanimously voted to die all Big East first team, making her a three- rg . jr.iA ! -J fOC V- t;;J 3 y 3!05r«S5Krf5iSE»fl?S3e ».13 Men ' s Lacrosse TtNACmr YIEJ-P6 I C6ULT6 F R. ll l6U Expectations were high for the 2004 Notre Dame Men ' s Lacrosse Team. With a 9-5 record in the 2003 season, eleven seniors returning, and a 12 ranking from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association, it was clear that the 2004 team had some experience under their belts. Tliey started the regular season play with a bang - a 17-7 win against Perm State at home on February 29 . However, this big win was overshadowed by losses in four out of the next five contests, culminating in a disappointing 9-8 loss to Ohio State with twelve seconds to go. A bright spot in this tough stretch of games was the lone Irish victory, in which they crushed 1 3th-ranked Hofstra, 19-11. This game included a five-goal performance from junior Brian Giordano. Senior goalie Stewart Crosland called this game and the team ' s dominating victory over Penn State the biggest thrills of the season. TTie March 31 " game against Ohio State was a turning point for the team, as they won an amazing five games in a row taking their 2- 4 record to a more impressive 7-4. Many of the wins were high scoring for the Irish, and three of the team ' s wins in 2004 saw opponents trailing by 10 points. The team ' s biggest assets, according to Crosland, were the senior leadership and the skill of all the players. " We had talent all over the field - I think it was the most talented team so far in my time here, " he said. Maybe he ' s referring to a defense that gave up only five total goals in two consecutive games against Dartmouth and Air Force, the best defensive showing for ND to date. Or maybe he means an offense which Frait row: J x:v RaHu, Rviin Cunn, J.R Stahl, Julin LXiffv, Luciu.-. Polk, John C}reaiiov, Chns Jarvis, Matl K;uweck, Bri;iii Eioyle, Patrick OT(X)lc, Bninnon Haivorsoii, Bill Liva, Pat Walsh. Middle row: Johii Mulflur, James Scvorin, Steve PaiHK, Matt Howell, Mick Petcoff, Tyler Kniiiimenacher, Fnink Matararro, Chris Mastersoii, Brenn;m Crc " ane ' , Jim Mornson,Paiil Qi|ielli, Criug Bishko, Se.m Quiglew Matt Mal;ikuff, Owen MuKord, William Sulliviin. Buck row: senior m;inager Amy Mason, assistant coach Kevin Anderson, D.ut BerRer, Steve (3agett, Briindon Schultheis, Drew Peters, Mickey Blum, Brian Cjiordano, D;miel Hickey, Bn:ui Hul-schmann, Mike Haii;err ' , Taylor Matthews, D.J Dnscoll, Stewart Crosland, Chns Richc-:, Dim Straka, QJin Fatri, Matt Ryan, assistant coach Guy Van Arsdalc, head coach Kevin Corrigan. boasts Pat Walsh , already a two-time AU-American as a sophomore. Or maybe it ' s the six All-Great Western Lacrosse League Honorees. It might also be Brian Qordano and Matt Howell who were Great Western Lacrosse League Players of the Week during the 2004 season for exceptional performances. Just as it would seem, there was an abundant amount of talent for the Irish. Coming off of five wins, this hardworking group ' s hopes for making the tournament were dashed in the final game of the regular season. 12 ND met 3 Maryland at Maryland. The Irish held an 8-7 lead coming to the close of the game. However, a Terrapins goal with 19 seconds left would send the game into a tiring two overtimes. Maryland narrowly ended up on top with a 9-8 victory, leaving the Irish devastated. TTiis was Notre Dame ' s second one- goal loss this season. Despite the sour final game, the Notre Dame men ' s lacrosse program has a lot to be proud of. After a slow start, they completely turned the season around, and as the underdogs against Maryland, pushed the Terrapins to the brink. Stewart Crosland ' s impression of the season reflects this as he says, " Every game was close and we were one goal away from going to the tournament. Losing in our league was the problem. " However, after this Ohio State game that Crosland refers to, the Irish came back fighting. The nearly unstoppable team we saw for the second half of the season gives us a foretaste of great victories ahead for the men ' s lacrosse team. By Melissa Harris 5enior Stewart Croskind was the only goalie namcxl to the Academic AlUDistrict V Men ' s at-large team. He also stands 6th on Notre rl " m..rc midfielder Brian Hutschi.umn KV..S ar ,u,d Icxfc to .score as », «Ko,n- « ddnulcT tne to ,„ake a play. Huhchrnann U the .CW to;im in shots m gcxj. ' fc)to arunesy nf Stms Infonmuon -Tumor midfielder Brim, Giord;«,o avoids an Ohio State defendcT. ' nie week k-fore he ■ ■orLj 5 yoiils u, Notre Quire ' s iipsc-t over Hof- stra, matching his cire-er high. SpotllgF Pat Walsh was a nominee for the Tewaarton Trophy, honoring the nation ' s best m lacrosse player. 6 ND players m earned All-Great Western Lacrosse League honors. [Jortor Brennan Creane - defends against an »approachmg Ohio State anacker. In the 04 season, Creaney- tied for the team lead «ith ground bolls. J m Front row: Kristen Hopscin, Kerr ' Van Shura, Meghan deMello, Crv ' sti Fcxite, Brittany Fox, Meaghan Fitzpatrick, Megan O ' Shaughness ' , Kane Killeen. Middle row: Kald Orr, Mary McGrath, Morgan Mo- Imari, Maura Qstello, Meredith Simon, Mia Novic, Lauren Fischer, Meghiin Murphy, Molly Miner, Qirev Samperton, ■ ' nne Barthelme, Katie Linhares. Back row: Senior manager John Mcwre, assistant ccrach Jen Ne «tt, atlilenc tramer Trish Matyshak, Lindsay Sh;iffer, Bridget Higgim, Knsten Gaudreau, Kassen Delano, Ahhy Owen, Andrea Kinnik, Jess Mikula, Girol Drxon, Jackie Bowers, head coach Tracy Coyne, assistant ctach Brooke Crawford. Not pictured: Lisa Lombardi and Lena Zentgraf . 2004 Regular Season Opponent Result California W, 1241 Stanford W, 16-5 Cornell W, 20-7 Duke W, 11-9 James Madison W, 18-11 Boston College W, 17-7 Connecticut W, 14-8 OMo W, 13-8 Oliio State W, 13-8 Ga)rgetown L,9-7 Northwestern L,9-5 Johns Hopkins L, 13-12 Rutgers L,7- Syracuse W, 13-11 Vanderhilt W, 11-8 S3 iS ►enior Meretlith Simon kxiks to nutke a pass. ► .She Wivs muned a first team All-American i ♦ W|0(nen s Lacrosse lulsK conipLete a stella V season The 2004 season pro cJ to he lx th exciting and rewarding tor the women ' s lacrosse team, whose initial optimism and determination would not he pro -en unfounded. Head coach Tracy G Tie ' s exceptiimal leadership would earn her the title of the 2004 Big East coach ot the year. Tliroughout the first month and a halt, the Irish went undefeated, triumphing over daunting opponents such as second-ranked Duke and sixth-ranked James Madison. Their win over Ohio State on April 10 ' ' ' marked the tenth consecutive season win and mo ed the team to number 2 nationally. Tliis was the highest ranking the team has achieved since the initiation of the program in 1997. While the team faced difficulties in the next tour games against strong teams like Georgetown and John Hopkins, they regained their iiKirale and ended on a high note with resilient wins against eleventh-ranked Vanderbilt and thirteenth-ranked Syracuse. Finishing with an impressive 12-5 overall record and a 4-2 conference record, they then iTiade their second appearance in three years at the NCAA tournament. The Irish met Northwestern in the first round and held a 6- 4 halftime lead. Unfortunately they could not hang on and fell lO-S, ending their season. The leadership of the team was entrusted to senior captains Meredith Simon and Andrea Kinnik. Simon led the offense v ith alacrity and became Notre Dame ' s first women ' s lacrosse player named to the .All- American first team. She was also named Big East co-attack player of the year and was a first team All-Big East selection. Joining Simon in the offeiisive push were senior attack Lauren Fischer and sophomore attack Crysti Fcxjte, both named to the All-Big East second team. The defense was also remarkably strong, picking up ground balls and forcing countless turnovers. Kinnik led as the top defensive player for the second year in a row and was named to the All -Big East tirst team and the AU-American second team. The defense was also fortunate to have Jess Mikula, who was a second All- Big East team selection in her first season as a starter. Showing complete control and mediating between offense and defense, the midfielders were essential to every victor ' . Receiving honors was Big East Midfielder of the Year Abby Owen, who was also a third team ail-American. Finally, the defense would have been futile without junior goalie Carol Dixon, who consistently challenged shooters and cleared the ball with skillful handling. For the Irish, the 2004 season was marked with extraordinary success and advancement. A final ranking of ninth, a record of 12-5-0, three all-American players, and six players selected for All-Big East teams are just a few of the noteworthy accomplishments. By Megan O ' Hara MidfieUer .ARiy Owen Icwks toward die goal. She played a major role in tlie Irish Mctories over 2nd-mnked Duke and 6th-riinked James Madison. P min counesy of S( orts lii onnanon Top defender . ' ndre-a Kinnik searches for a te.;unniiUe uptield. The senior ranked 12th nationally in ground balls and was a first team Big East selection. Pimm amrusy of Sports Informaaon r Matthew Scott prepares to return his opponent ' s shot. He clinched the win for the Irish over SMU after rallying from one set down. riii ' lo an nesy of Spons Infimmitum. 2004 Regular Season Opponent Result Indiaia W,(vl Texas A M L,2-5 St. John ' s W,6-0 Illinois State W,6-l Kentucky cancelled Duke L,0-7 Purdue W, 5-2 Wisconsin W, 5-2 Northwestern W, 5-2 SMU W, 5-2 Illinois L,0-7 Ohio State L, 3-4 Miami L,2-5 MSU W,7 Pacific Coast Doubles Mrs St. Josephs W,7-0 Fresno State W,4-0 VCU L,04 Mississippi State L, 34 Michigan W, 5-2 Ball State W,9-3 Virginia Tech L, 34 Rorida State W,6-l I If fivi cap 1 1 t ■ ■ Spotlight On... Luis Haddock received the prestigious Byron V. Kanaley Award. It is given to student- athletes who are exemplary as both students and leaders. m W " m m Patrick Buch; naii lines up his kickhund during a miitch. Tliis year, he earned ;i i-I record in singles niiitches and a 1-0 record m ■sWtVT- Men ' s Tennis -pourii Bi Ea ' t ' " hiil After rain vaslu 1 out tlic 200 ' Biy Final and conscxiucntiy, Notre Panic ' s hopes of gaining a bid to the KC:AA Tournament, the 2003-2004 men ' s tennis team was detcmiined to qualify this year. With the arrival of fi e freshmen, the Irish kxiked to tri- captains Luis Haddock and Matthew Scott, both seniors, and junior Brent D ' Amico for leadership. In their season opener, Notre Dame lx it Indiana with the help ot the freshmen and D ' Amicti. .After missini; most of the tall reco ' ering from elKiw suryery, D ' Amico snagged the victon ' in his first singles action of the year. Tlie Irish Uxisted the prospect of a successful season with ictories in 6 of their next 8 matches, including a win o ' er Northwestern that ga ' e head coach Bob Bayliss his }00 ' career win at Notre Dame. Tlie Irish, playing singles without the injured Hadcicxk, then fell to 1 Illinois, followed bv 12 Ohio State in a heartbreaking 4-3 loss. In this stretch of 1 3 games, ten Irish opponents were ranked 51 or higher. Tlie Irish moved into March with an upset shutout win o ' er Fresno State in the first round of the Blue Gray National Classic. Notre Dame then finished out the regular season winning 3 of 4, including a v in over Michigan. Heading into the Big East Tournament, Notre Dame was seeded second and received a first round bye. The Irish defeated Miami in the second round to ad ' ance to the finals, where they faced Virginia Tech. Three points away from defeat, freshman Stephen Bass determinedly staged a three-set comeback to hand the Irish their fourth Big East Championship. To cap off the team ' s successful year. Haddock, Scott, and Bass were named to the Big East all-toumament team, and Bayliss recei -ed the Big East Qiach of the Year award. As Big East Champions, Notre Dame received an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship Tournament where they were shutout by 19 Tulane in the first round. Haddock was the lone Irishman to make it to the NCAA ' s Singles Championship, where he was defeated in the first round after battling injuries. Tlie men ' s tennis team has prepared all summer through the ITA Circuit in hopes of preserving its Big East Championship next spring. Tlie Irish also anticipate the arrival of two key recruits who were ranked in the top 30 of prep school tennis players. With the loss of four seniors, including Haddock and Scott, the underclassmen that performed so impressively for the Irish will need to step up next season and lead their talented new teammates to a successful season. By Katy Marsh and Bridget Veihmeyer Fmm row: volunteer assistant coach Huyh Page, assistant coach Tixld Doebler. Paul Hidaka, Brent D ' . ' mico, racquet technician Steve Go, Patrick Buchanan, Iracldu Akhvlediani, Luis Haddtxik, manager Kara Helmig, heaJ coach Boh Bayliss. Back row: Barrv King, Nick Qiimerakis, Ryan Keckle ' , Eric Langenkamp, Bohby McNaly, Stephen Bass. Matthew Scott, Jimmy Bliss, Peter Graham, Ben Hat- ten. uis Haddock works on his backhand during pracrice. The tri-captain ended the season ?0 ' V which iiii " !iitli l four wins o ' i ' r r.iiiL ' til Women ' s Tenoi aclxeT? fCAA s once a As the 2003 Big List Champions, the Notre Dimie women ' s tennis team entered the 2003-2004 season looking to defend their title. With SLX returning starters and five players listed in the top 64 of preseason rankings, the future looked bright for the Lady Irish. Led by senior co aptains Alicia Salas, Caylan Leslie, along with senior Emily Neighbours, the Irish competed with nine of the top-25 ranked teams. They received contriburions from every team member, including freshman twins Catrina and Chrisrian Thompson, who wasted no rime in asserting their presence. The Irish began their spring season ranked 2 1 " nationally. After dropping the opener to Michigm, diey gained momentum, winning the next 7 consecutive matches. This included wins over number gain 20 Brigham Young Unversity and number 26 Lidiana. The highlight was their 4-3 victory over 14th ranked Virginia Commonwealth University, in which Notre Dame handed them dieir first home loss since 1999. Victories by Lauren Connelly and Catrina Thompson helped snap VOJs 40-match home win streak. Over spring break, the Irish headed to Hawaii where Alicia Salas upset number 5 singles player Amanda Johnson of Duke. This was not enough, however, as the Irish fell to Blue Devils, followed by the Volunteers. Notre Dame then struggled through the second half of their schedule, losing to 9th ranked North Carolina along with numlier 1 1 Northwestern in a grueling five-hour match. Bright spots toward the end of the regular season included a victory over University of Miami, and Christian Thompson, who lost only once after March 28. Keeping with tradition, Notre Dame headed to die Big East Championsliip as the top seed for the eighth time in nine years. The Irish made it to the final round where they were defeated hy Miami 4-0. A highlight of the Irish season came when the women were invited to the NCAA Championship Tournament for the ninth consecutive year. They defeated Iowa in round one before falling to Northwestern in the second round. Tliis was the second close match that the Irish dropped to the Wildcats this season. Kristina Stasny provided the lone win for Notre Dame. The Tlximpson twins, the first all-fresbiian doubles team to reach the NCAA Toumiiment since 1998, kept battling to the round of 16, where they lost in 3 sets. Alicia Salas, named regional Senior Player of the Year, advanced to the singles chanrpionship round. Lhfortunately she had to withdraw due to a ftxit injury. Salas and Christian Thompson were named to the Big East all-toumament singles teams. Tliompson and her sister Catrina gained mention in doubles as v ell. The play of outstanding seniors will surely be missed by the Irish next year, but the return of talented underclassmen, as well as promising incoming freshmtm, ensures success for the Irish in the future. By Katy Marsh aivi Bridget Veihmeyer Cocaptain Alicia Salas fiercely returns the htll. She was a recipiait of the IV " V. K;in;dey award, given to Notre llame stuJait-ntliletes who are exemplary students ;ind leaden.. Phntn antrusy of Sfwrts InfimnMum L.iuren Ciinnelly follows through after mak- ing a shot close to the net. At one point this .sc-astin, she and douhles iiartiiet Alicia Salas won 8 straight inatchis. P iolo cmincsy of .S(»ms b fi muuiim ■ m IM i Women ' e Tennb Kristin;! St; sny serves to her Dpixmeni. In Ncitre Djine ' s 5-hour nutch vs. Nonhwcst- cni. Stasny vnn 6 straight games u gel the win. PlinU) amnt ' 5 n N iorts hi f fnjuiam rront row: Catrina Thompson, Christian Thompson. Kelly Nelson, Caylan Leslie, Kristina Stasny, as- sistant coach Michelle Dasso. Back row: head coach Jay Louderback, Li: Donohoe, Lauren Connelly, .Alicia Salas, Jennifer Smith, Emily Neighbours, Sarah Jane Connelly, manager Justin Feeney. 2004 Regular Season Opponent Result MicUigan L. 3-4 OKio State W,5-2 Wisconsin W,7-0 va: W,4-3 Boston College W,6-l irqinia TecK W, 5-2 B ' U W,6-l Indiana W. 5-2 Rlinois L. 2-5 Duke L 1 . Teniaessee L 1 lovv ' a W,6-l v ake Forest L L 7 UNC L.05 Marquette W,7 Miami W,5-2 K illiaiii and Mai ' N ' L3-4 Texas L 2-5 XortKwestecia L. 3-4 l- ' ui ' diic L. 3-4 6porte Men ' s Track E RiN(;6 JJ ME. 0 q Last CiJAMPi N6Uip Tlu ' Irish track and field program posted a strong 2004 season, bringing home the Big Etst Outd(X)r Championship title and placing second in the Big East Indtxir Championships. TTie team was led by veterans Selim Nurudeen, a junior, and Godwin Mbaqv Tj, a senior. They also receivai strong performances from freshman Kurt Benninger and sophomore Ryan Postal. Tlie Irish provai themselves early on in the Meyo Invitational, in which several team members qualified for the NCAAs. In the Meyo Mile, junior Eric Morrison aid Kurt Benninger placed 9th and 10th, respectively. In the signature race of the weekend, tour competitors broke the four-minute mile mark. Tlien in February, they traveled to the Girrier Dome at S Tacuse for the Big hxst Ind(X)r Championships. The Irish looked to claim their second straight conference indoor title. Selim Nunideen e.xcelled for the Irish, winiiing the 60-meter hurdles, helping the 4x400 relay team to second place, iind placing third in the 60-meter dash. His rime of 7.78 seconds in hurdles equaled his Big East record, as well as the Carrier Dome record in this event. Despite liis efforts, Notre Dame finished in second place, seven points behind Qinnecricut. Unfortunately, the team ' s success did not carry over to the NCAA Indoor Championsliips in March. Tlieir lone represaitative was Nurudeen, who placed 1 5 ' ' " in the preliminaries. In April, the men returned from the Drake Relays with their second 4x1 , 600-meter title in three years. Eric Morrison, sophomore V ' innie Ambrico, senior Kevin Somok, and Kurt Benninger won in 16:23. liich competitor ran the metric-measurement cciuivalent of one mile. biowever, the Irish battled onward, and headed to Hscataway, Nj for the Freshman Cnxiftroy IVnnotl kmks umarJ the next hurdle. In rhc Bi hist Iiukxir CKampiem- shi| s, he placed 3rd in the 60-nieter hurdle ' s, with a time of 8:19. ' loto amrusy of S jtjm lnf(nv Miim Fre-shniiui Jiisrin Oppel prepares to artenipt the (Xile vault. In the Meyo Inxitational , he placexl 5th hi cle-ariny 4.8m. ' m» coiirit ' yv o SlxnlN hlormMum Big East OutdLxir Championships. For the second ct)nsecurive year, they emerged victorious, accumulating 1 72.5 team p(_iints. Tliis marked the first time that Notre Dame had wcm back-to-back Big East tides. Mhaqwai was named the Most Outstanding Field Periomier after winning the long jump and placing second in the triple jump. Jiuiior Ryan Jobison claimed the first Big East title of his career after his victory in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Also collecting the first individual Big East title of his career was Ryan Postel, who vwn the 400-meters in 47:22. Nurudeen, who won the 110-meter hurdles for the third straight season, also bolstered the Irish. The team headed to the NCAA Mideast Regionals, with hopes of qualifying for the NCAA Championships in June. They placed 29 ' ' ' overtJl, but the 4x400 meter relay team made their presence felt. The group of junior Trevor McClain-Duer, freshmLm Jordan Powell, Selim Nurudeen and Ryan Postel recordal the fastest time by a Notre Dame men ' s 4x400 meter relay team in 20 years. They finished 8 , running it in 3£19:65. The periomiances of Kurt Benninger, Kevin Stimok, and Nurudeen earned them berdis in the NCAA Championsliips. In the 1500- meters, Benniiiger and Somok finished 25 and 22 ' " ' overall, respectively. Nurudeen finished one spot out of the final race. Capping off a terrific season, Nunideen advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Olympic Trials. The hiirdler finished 24 ' ' , with a time of 14.13 seconds. With liis return as a senior next year, along with the underclassmen talent, the Irish can look forward to a promising season. Jry Bridget Veihmeyer nSE! Men ' e Trade Field ilim NiiniJccii clc-.ii iIil ' liiirJIc m h ■ o;lsc ' in the Mi.v bi itatu ii;J. His strong IX ' riomuinces throujjhcnit the year were kt7 to Irisli success. Z ' ioK) cowrtesy o Sports lnf(rm atum T ' xM Moble ' neais die finish line le;iding the pack. Tliis year, he posted 4 top- 30 finishes. P iolo cinirusy (if Slants Iii omulttni fcenior Godwin Mbuqw-u takes off in the triple - jump. He earned Big East honors in the long lump its well as the triple jump. Phtw aruru:sy of S(x ns In ormanoii Spotlight On... Selim Nurudeen advanced to the semi-finals of the US Olympic Trials. Senior Todd Mobley was named 1st team Academic All-American. This was the first of his career. 1 3porte IMSB | ophomore Molly Huddle leads the way to - the finish line. This year, she matched the ND record for track All-America efforts in the same season. Photo courtesy of Sport s Information Junior Lauren King outruns her competitor on the way to the finish. King earned Aca- demic Ail-American accolades this year, the first of her career. P ioio courtesy of Sports Irrformatut . 2004 Championships Meet Big East Indoor Result 2nd NCAA Indoor 21st Big East Outdcx:)r 3rd NCAA Mideast Regional 11th NCAA Outdoor 34th ■ s ffsrs Women ' e Track Field Vy[ofncn ' s Track Field IclsK conipLete a steLLar tED Tlie Irish women ' s track ; nc.i field tc;im had a successful 2004 seasdn hi,uhliL;hted K ' the outstanding efforts ot All-Americ;tns stiphomore Mollv Huddle ;ind junior Kerr ' Meatiher. Tlie iridixir track season startal oft in J;inuar ' with a few non-teiun scored meets, including Notre Dame ' s Meyo Invitational - in wliich Huddle smashed her ovvti schixil record hy ninning die 3,000 meters in 9 £18.60. In Fehruar -, Notre Dame headed to the Girrier Dome at Syracuse for the Big E st Indoor Championsliips. Tlie - picked up big v iiis in the mile ;ind the 4x400 relay. Junior Liuren King and senior Megan Johnson took the top two spots in the mile, both coming in at under 5 minutes. The 4x400 relay team oi junior Tiffany Gunn, senior Kristen Dodd, freshman Okechi Ogbuokiri and jtinior Tricia Ro d won the event in a time of 3:45.23. Tlie Irish also had several strong second iuid thiri.1 place finishes to carr ' the team to ;in overall finish ot second, Ix ' hind Gmnecticut. Notre Dame rcxJe tliis Big Eist success to a strong pertomiance in the NCAA LidiKir Championships. Huddle earned her 5 ' ' ' All-America honors - the most in Notre Dame history for a female - with a 7 place finish in the 3,000 meters. She also placed third in the 5,000 meters, which is the liighest tinish tor a Notre Dame female athlete in an NCAA championship meet. Meagher also earned .All-America honors with a seventh place finish in the mile. Overall, the Irish finished 21 " to close out the indcTor season. As the weadier thawed, the team carried their strong performance into the outdoor season, and cmised to the Big East Outdcx)r Qianipionsliip in May. After a slow start, sitting in 7 place after the first day, the women tunio.1 on the jets and tinished third tor the competition. Huddle excelled in the 5,000 meters, and the 4x100 team of seniors Ayesha Boyd and Kristen Dodd, freshman Maryann Erigha and Tricia Floyd finished third for their 4 ' ' ' straight season with all-conference honors. Also with outstanding performances were sophomore Stacey Cowan in the liigh jump and Kerry Meagher in the 1 ,500 meters. After the team placed ll in the NCAA Mideast Regional, Huddle, Meagher, ;ind season Madia advanced to the NC- . Championship. Hui.klle placal 3 ' ' ' in the 5,000 meters, IxxtMning the most decorated women ' s track runner in Notre Dame histor ' . She earned her fourth All-Americ;m award of the year, wliile Meagher received her second, after placing 9 in the 1 ,500 meter. The honors dieln ' t stop there, however, as Lruren King was named to the Academic Ail-American second team. To finish out her spectacular seastm. Huddle advanced to the finals of the 5,000 meters in the US OHnpic Trials. NX ' ith her 7 ' ' place finish, she ended up as the top collegiate non-professional runner in the race. by Paul Joice 1 i I tJIMJ fcophomore Stace - Cowan clears a hurdle in - tlie Alex X ' ilscin In itatic nal. She also won the women ' s hugh jump in this meet. Phout amncsy of Sperm Inforrmtion T ' ri.uiv Gunn passes the tiaton to Kristen Dodi in the Alex Wilson Invitational. Tlieir 4X400-meters relay team finsihed in 3: Phtu anmesy of Sfxnts Infomuitum Bport MtjrMA sa nsia Ya r in Kaviavv fjt4MA m UJSl In February 2004 the campus filled with visitors who hadn ' t all been at Notre Dame since orientation weekend more dian two and a half years earlier. All the parents who had dropped their sons and daughters off in August of 2001 uere back on campus once again, this time for Jiuiior Parents weekend. The theme for this year ' s JPW was " And die Nominees Are, " a title, v ' l-iich according to Meg Harty, JPW Chairperson, references " the Oscars, movies, everytliing Holl wotxl. " More thcin 3200 parents and students attended the weekend ' s events, wliich started v ith the " Stw Studded Premier " Gala in die Joyce Center on Friday night. The gala was a semi-formal celebration to welcome all of the guests and to " emphasize family " said Harty. On Saturday, Notre Dame ' s different colleges - the College of Engineering, the College of Science, the Mendoza College of Business, and the Qillege of Arts and Letters - hosted workshops to give parents an idea of the topical academic experiences which their sons ;ind daughters had been through in the previous two and a half years of school. In addition, each dorm held a luncheon and hosted the parents of residents, l-ughlighting the aspect of liv- ing on canpus at Notre Dame. Saturday night was witness to the official JPW mass and the so-called " Walk of Fame " president ' s dinner, both including the current University Presidait, Father Ed- ward Malloy. The official weekend events concluded on Sunday with a " Roll the Credits " closing brunch, an acrixity wliich served as a fitting ending to a great weekend. Other liighlights of Jiuiior Parents Weekend includal perfor- mances by the Notre Dame Glee Club, die University symphony, and speakers such as past University President Father Theodore Hesburgh. Of course the weekend was filled with the usual , though miique, experiences which Notre Dame has to offer: trips to the Grotto, breakfast at one of the Dining Halls, iind the chance for parents to meet die friends of their sons ;md daughters. Many juniors spent Friday and Saturday night partying with parents and friends, showing their parents the typical Notre Dame weekend and of course getting to spend some time just having fun. By the end of the weekend, the parents who came to visit Notre Dame for JPW 2004 finally got more than a snapshot of their son ' s and daughter ' s lives here at Notre Dame. Students had the opportunity to introduce their parents to the people who have been so important the last several years of their life, to show the work and research which they have been doing in the classrcxim, and of course to give their parents the opportunity to experience so many of the great traditions, sights, and sc unds which only a place like Notre Dame has to offer. t?Y William GarTlai cH tiiff workiiiH al tlic cvait yut Jrcssa.1 up ,uij niiuinal the ihcmoJ sct.N at tlic " Star Studded Premier " Gala which was held thriiuRhixit the Joyce Center (in Friday night. P idto cnurtisy ofjrW Onmniliec tiippmg to take a qtiick picture, Melisa McWillianis and her parents - enjox the dinner at the JACX) on Saturday night. Miwt juniors later tcxik tlieir parents to the Imt spots around town to keep the fun going into die early nionung hours. P mii courteyv iij J ' tt " C Jmmuiiee ( asa SRIS Junior Parents Weelcend " uiiiors ;md tiieir piirciits eal dinner in ihc Jciyce (x-ntor. Many of Notre Dame ' s f aculr ' luiJ staff took the time to participate in the JPW fes- itics and several (jave sivcches diirinj; the night. Philo cimrusy n J W Cimimiltct ' Belli Duran, Tara Wdler, Qaire Fadel, Katie Fiorda, Lii Amoldy, and Li: Ketterhagai [xxse at the " St;ir Studded Premier " Gala in the Joyce Center. Tlie night included fcxxl and drinks, daicing, and tin opportunity tor all the paraiLs to mingle. P ioto aiuneay ' ) jTO ' ( itmraliet ' Visitors were given a map :md were able to tour the entire facility and explore each of the different venues inside. The state of the art facility houses five very dif- ferent venues ranging from an organ and choral hall to the only THX cineniii in the state of Indiana. PIvm byjejvry Ccmrads 5tudents, faculty and South Benil residents all shared in the celebra- titias surrounding the opening. The new performing arts center hopes to attract world renowned performers to its venues which students as well as members of the community will all be able to attend. Pluito ly JLiiin ( hmads Coi struction of the building ' s exte- rior was one of the big challenges, as contractors worked to keep the new structure ' s look consistent with the rest of the campus. In the end the building, which sits at the end of DeBartolo Quad, turned out to be a perfect fit aestheticalK and otherwise. Photo lyjemn Qmrads 1 !l M Ua -L m WK WjL bSH H H|fc --t P F ' mM BTj J Ik t K W K HMltil M t aj Opening of DeDartolo Center - ■% SJTi Qi Friday, SeptcmlxT 17 ' ' ' , 2004, a new era in the perionnint arts was officially ushered in at Nutre Dame. Tlie Marchin Rand stepped out from the Main Building, followal close Ix iind by representatives from the department of Film, Television, and Tlieatre dressed in costumes ;uul Shakespearean gLirh, and the entire group made its way toward the new Marie P. DeRirtolo Center for the Pcrfonnins Arts, where it was greeted by a tnimpet f;uif are. llie DPAC, as it is affccrionatelv kin ami by its inhabitiints, was chnstcnal b ' the Celebration Fanfare, a new song written especially for the occasion by I5r. Kenneth Dye, Director of Rincls, and then the dixirs were officially opened by members of the Irish Ciiard. Most of the 151 ,000-aiuare-fixit building was paid for with a $33 million grant from Edward DeBartolo m 19S9, luul it was uiuiitxl iiftcr his wife, Marie. Si.xty years in the making, and only seriously coasidered in the last 16 years, the PAC " t(X)k 10 years of dreaming, .md planning, ;uul building, ;md designing, " said executive director John Hayiies. Tlie $64 million project was Ix-gun in Septemlxr 2001 by Hardy, Holzman and Pfeiffer Asstxiates of New York imd Los Angeles. Qie of the biggest obstacles the desigiiers faced was blending the newly constructed center with the rest of the collie gothic style of the campus, especially considering the design specifications of the building - the DPAC is actually built on seven separate foiuidarions, to allow for aiund isolarion in each separate venue of the building. Tliere are five major perfomiance spaces in the DPAC. Tlie Patricia George Decio Tlieatre is the main stage ;md c;in salt approximately 350 xxiple. Mimy of die theatrical productions done by the University will Ix- held m tliis space. Tlie Chris and Ann Reyes Orgm and Choral Hall Ciin seat 100 paiple, and contains a hmidmade organ built over the of two years by one m;in using a 400 ' year- .-)ld Douglas fir. The 1 ,000-seat Judd and Mary Lou Leighton Concert Hall has adjustable acoustics, and is what Haynes calls " iin infinitely tiuiable rexim. " Tlie Notre Dame Ola- Club was the first group to perfonn in this space during early Fall 2004. Tlie only THX-certified dreatre in Indiaiia outside of Indianapolis, the fourth venue is the Michael Browning Family Cinema. It can seat 200 and plays host to " ND Ciiiema. " Tlie experimental Regis Philbin Studio Tlieatre is a " Black Box " theatre, widi no fixed seating and a flcx)r nrade ot moveable platfomis. With construction now complete and die space already attracting world-reno nei.l pertomiers, perhaps die building once referred to as " Monk ' s Folly " can finally begin to earn its place iti the hearts of Domers ever ' where. Tfic Judd md M;ir ' Liui Leighton eiincert Hall scits 900 paiple, makmg it lIh; largest of the five veiuics mtlun the L - iruiKi (inter. Tlie p; rticular venue will be used pninarily for iraisicJ perfonn;inces, ;ind the first gruup to sing in it was tlie Notre Dame Glee Qub. P ioto counesy of t ie Lhuvcniiy nf Notre Ddjtie Year in K iew aaa srng ._ The ladies of Lyons Hall attempt to intimidate their competi- tion as they stand around their chariot before the race. Each dorm built its own chariot, and dorm residents raced to defend their hall ' s honor. Photo Tvjejin Comads One of the highlights of the events surrounding the race is the mud wrestling pit in the middle of McGlinn Fields. Students found it enjoyable to get down and dirt ' as they joked around and tried to defeat their friends. Phntn hv Q(rn 7 KicOrady KylncJ ' .s ch.uiiii iciUii IiusUls to ihu liiu.sli luie .i tlic alicuipi ki pull out a win for t heir domi. Euich team participated in a numlx ' f of rounds until they lt»t and eventually one wnnner was named. I ' lvno (ry Citrolyn McChady Marc Sieuuny .ind L in Unewd have a try- at the jousting eve nt outside of Keough. Many smdaits who piirticipated in the day ' s events evai w«re the traditioniJ Roman atnre of a toga. P iolo by Jenny Conradi ■ SRE! Keou0h Chariot Kace Sure, hill semester is abtiut ftxuhJl, fiilling leaves, and - if you ' re a squirrel - the last chance to hoard away a few last acorns before winter arrives here at Ntitre Dame. However, the 7th Annual Ka uijh Qiariot Race v us definitely a great event to start tlie schcxil yciir. Tlie chariot race is Keough ' s first big e ent ot the semester, and the donii commissioners made sure diat die event would be a manorable one; both for their dorm and Notre Dame as a whole. Noon signaled the beginning of what proxed to he a sunn , enjoyable afternoon at the fields between Keough and the Bookstore. Qimpetitors and spectators alike were involved in the race, as the crowd cheered for dieir friends. Each heat had two te ' an s compet- ing, and die vxinning team mo ed on to the next riiund. From the starting line, the chariots raced down the field toward the b;ick of Kei5ugh, came to m orange cone (which signified the halfway point) around which they maneuvered, making a 1 80 degrcx; turn ;ind heading back ti where thc - began. Tlie turn pro ed to be a litde trick for some teams, cxs more than a tew of the chariot drivers were thmwn from the cart as their " horses " left them behind ;ind sped oii toward die finish line. There were more teaiw representing girls ' doniis comptiral to those sent by m;ile domis, however Keough ' s 7 entries - one for each section - assured a good race for all. In the end, the te;im from Howard took die victory in the girl ' s final. The men ' s tin;il saw the guys from Seigf ried pitted up against Keough ' s own section 4B. After a close first half, the guys from Keough were able to handle the turn with a litde more control, and slowly edged their way to a big win. -Tiile the race was die highlight of the aftemixin, their were several other diversions to entertain students. Good fcxxl, including pi;-a (naturalK) ;md music were enjoyed by all. For those who were itching to finally live out there American Gladiator dreams, a few minutes with the rubber jousting sticks seemed to do the trick. Of course, it was hard to miss those students who were caked in mud from head to toe after taking a dip in the mud pool, and more often dian not engaging in a litde mud-wxesding. In fact, the losing driver of each of the girls ' races w as carried off, gladiator st ie, to the mud pit where she was intrtxiuced to an ancient wonder: the total body mud mask. All in all, die day was a success. Keough walked away with victory (as usual), Howard won bragging rights for the rest of the year, and evenone else recei ' ed a complimentary trip to the Keough Mud Spa. • oi ugn tiui put up it teiit on tnc Xkxninn held- .in,i pnmdovj numivr | - f differait events for students to enjp ' on the day of the tnce. The Jomi iiLiJe the Chariot Race a «-eekend affair h ' haxing an S ' R coincide with the e ent. PhoU) lyy]enny Conrads iiiL i.Ki- mil ' . L.iiiic tlo«n lo tile wire as students tried to out run each other in tlieir quest I fi r the chiince to compete in tlie f in.Js. Students often put in a number of hours preparing for the race, as niiuiy of the domis residents ' helped to huild the chariots from scratch. P uiw hi Cirnilw McGrail M Year in Keview gms While awaiting their turn in the « ater, many students enjcwed waccliing the otlner boats race. With 32 teams from various domis all over campus participating, the event lasteil well into the aftemcxjn. Pluto hi CiirnZ-vii Kicikuih A group of girls from Pangbom Hall works late into the night to build their boat for the next day ' s race. Each dorm built and raced at least one boat across the lake in pursuit of the ch;impitTiship. P iiito by Carolyn McGrcidy As a way to make the Regatta an all day atfair, bisher ;ilso had a ni placing music ;md a group of guys manning the grills. Tliis made the Fisher Regatta a great Siturday afternoon activity. P ioio by Carolyn McGrady Lewis Hall chose to build a brat that .showed some donn .spini b fomiing it as their mascot , tlie duck. While some dea ' ratci.i ihei r brats intricately, others t(x k a more hisic apprtxich. ' i j by Curolyji McUrudy Fieher Ke0atta Tfiis gtvup o( .Aluimi HalJ reiJants readus its (Xkifles for the nice acnss the lake. The wtather ox xrated fi» the e ' ait. which irtkle it much mcK a iit t;»He fur stuJents who oxied up swimmmy to the i her enJ irf the hike. |kt. tJs Hall ina»poraied some very interesting elements into its boat including spore bike parts and • y its turn guitiirtst riding up ftimt. VChilc the puint iif the Regatta was to be competitive, many d the Kiat5 ol- ' ' n - nrAnf i cb nice to Ium ntf their cre;itivit . As alwa -s, Fisher Hall ' s signature event was a huge sucxxss. 32 teams competed in the annual Fisher Regatta in the spring of 2003. While some teams were serious about competing, st ocking their boats with power-house paddlers, many d the teams were just out for a good laugh. The boats ranged from simple St Tofoam boards taped together (which of course is great for flotation, not so much for aesthetics), to boats assembled from random bicvcle parts, plastic pipes, and ever thing in between. The girls from Lewis could have quite easily won an aw rd for best looidng boat, but when it came down to it, looks of the makeshift crafts had litde to do with whethCT or not the boats w e seawttthy. A large crowd turned out on the brisk Saturday morning to watch that friends and dorm-mates sail - or swim - across St. Mary ' s Lake. In a head-to-head competition, teams were off to a shotgun start racing across the lake in their makeshift boats. A number of f aaors were taken into strategic consideration, ranging from the materials used to build the boat to the number of crew members. While there wwe teams with up to 10 students turned paddlers, most of the boats had three to four competitors fighting their way through the murk - lake waters. Among the most original boats was the entn- from St. Ed ' s. The - fastened a bicycle on top of their boat, put together so that the paddles would move when one ot the gu -s pedaled- Prett - good idea, but apparendy the teammate in charge of w:aterprcofing the boat slacked off, as the boat sank before thes ' even got a chance to start pedalling. Fisher ' s own boat did fairly well, but lost in a close semi-final race with Siegfried. The men ' s final saw Siegfried and O ' Neill face-off in a fast paced race, with O ' Neill emerging the victor. Twio Webh family boats rounded out the final girls ' race. Most of the races were prettv close, that is when the boats actually made it across the lake to the finish line. In fact, several boats sank within seconds of being placed in the water, to the disappointment of the teams which were ready to race, but one has to wxxider, did they actually expect die plywood and dua tape to hold its own in the water ' s of St. Mark ' s Lake?! In the end, " quite a fesv people ended up swimming their way to the odier side of the lake " said Michael Coogan, one of the six Fisher commissioners for the race All in all, the R atta was a success. From the competitors who braved the frigid waters, to the humored spectators, the race was entertaining for all. Several weeks of preparation on the part of the commissioners assured a snKXJth race, albeit a very wet one for some. Year in Keview VUM Each year, the residents of Keenan HiJl put on their now notorious sketch comedy show known as the Keenan Revue. Now in its 29 ' ' ' season of entertaining students, this year ' s " Keenan Goes Wast: Tlie Good, The Bad, and the Revue " was a humorous romp through such interesting topics as campus living, video games, and religion. The 2005 director, Dave Fotopoukis, and pnxiucer, Andy Grau, ensured that tiie jokes were a mix of crass and clever, ;uid l )th men mmiagcd to push the proverbial envelope to the line, and what some audience menibers may have considered beyond. Notable to this year was the fact that tickets, wliich are distributed free to the campuses of St. Mary ' s and Notre Dame, ' sold out ' in a record setting time of 23 minutes. Over 3,900 people were able to witness the Mitics of the Keenan perioniiers during one of its the shows three performances. The Keenan guys all had a part, whether acting in skits, perfomiing in the Revue Band, or being one ot the infamous Revaie dancers, whose yearly ' strip tease ' draws hundreds of girls to the show and puts the Chippendale d;mcers to shame. Tie show maintained a fast tempo, operiing with an energetic rendition ot the Darkness ' s " I Believe In a Tiling Qilled Love " and concluding with Journey ' s " Don ' t Stop Believin ' . " A niLxture of 80 ' s and early 90 ' s television theme songs, including such favorites as the " Fresh Prince of Bel Air " and " Where in the World Is Giniien San Diego? " , ensured a nostalgic trip down menion ' lane for the audiaice between skits. Overall, the show was quite a success - but most audience members would have expected ni thing less from the most widely known annual comedy show on campus. Hiking to cim a spot on the snjierhcro team, Ritman steps up to the micro " ■|ihonc for ;iii interview. Llnfortiiiiately, not only w is there a Uiniian, Famous for its crude md merciless humor, the Keen;in Revue never hesitated Steven Scf al (middle) was secminsly not l vvitli the presauation. to puhlicly mock ;iny ;md every ;ispect of campus life. Here, " Chuck Len- P ' " " " fmmc. ' oi n T ie OhscriCT non " harasses a child into " rai.sing the rtxif , " ohlivious to liis physical h;uidicap. P ioto OMTUsy of The Ohscn ' cr Keenan Kevue Bor.iuse the Keenan RexTje is put on b; in all-male cast, any female roles in the skits are played hf talented men such as diese three. While some take dieir roles lighdy, there are always a h;tndful that go to the length oi shaving their legs. Phnto courtesy of Tl e Obsenrr Ml vking Will Marra tmd Pete Harrig ' s student body president and ace presidentibJ ciimpiiign ideo, these men of Kccii;in Hall pretend to be residents of Zahni H; ll workiiig out to the song " Call on Me " K ' Eric Pnd:. Plvio anirusy of T u. " Obscner I PrcxJucer, . ' Vidy tirau, ;tnd director, Dave Ritopoulos, intrcxiuce them- selves to the audience, appropriately dressed in cowboy- haLs in honor of tlieir theme, " Keenan Goes West: the Good, the Bad, and the Revue " . Photo coMTtesy of Andy Grau Year in Kdview a»s J Call tke SKots " One man practicing sportsmanship is better than a hundred teaching it. " Knute Rockne The spirit of competition continually reverberates throughout the Notre Dame campus, but nothing brings out sportsmanship like the spring Bookstore Basketball tournament. While some prepare fiercely year-round for this annual event, there are always a handful who have more sense of humor than breadth of talent. Team names like " Slam Junk " and " Ninja Please " are just a few examples of the creative abilities of some students around campus. Beginning with 560 teams, the brackets eventually narrowed down to 16 teaiis who had proven their sincerit ' and hunger for victory. Each of the remaining games attracted fans all over campus, not necessarily for the love of the game. Many students just showed up to see their friends or relatives showcase their talent on the court. But whether or not the fans were cheering, each five person team was concentrating on only one tliiiig - winning. Tlie final game came down to just two teams. " You Got a Bad Draw " , comprised of mostly freshmen, won the championship gcune, defeating seniors who were visibly disappointed in their loss. While the winning team was predominandy tresbiion, lioth of the teams in the final game had varsity football players on their rosters. The number of participating teams in Bookstore Basketball has made drastic improvemait since its beginning in 1972. From only 53 teams involved in Bookstore Basketball I to over 500 teams participating each year for the past decade, Bookstore Basketball is widely recognized throughout campus and provides students with an exciting way to be as serious - or ridiculous - about basketball as they want to be. Whether a team is looking to take home the title of Bookstore Champions or simply to have some fun and laughs with friends, this campus tradition will serve every team ' s purpose. bv CUn Tit a CUflpvnai MenilxTs lit " liiiklc ' s Mullet " pin hiiiids in cclohnilioii • hut nut of : victiir ' . Although they l( st to their opixwing te;im, they showal f an.v thai Brnksttire Eager to make an imnression on the opixising team, Kate Fit:patrlck driHiles n i .u. ii . c ii . j . » I , II I _ , ' ,., ' • -,,,,,.,, , , Kisketlxili Wiis a campus event lor all studeiit.s to enjoy -the Ixill douii the court to score. Htrpatrick playei,! in liigh scIkkiI and « ' a.s more than e.xcital to enter her team, " Your Mom, " for Bookstore [iiskethill. P ioio ojunesy uf T ie OfasentT ( aa gm; ' ujiii oiuncsy of T ie Observer ooketore basketball With Jctcniiin;moii in his l7cs, D.]. Fitipatrick prepares to go up for the score. Oilixiking f;ins aijoyed tlie competitive g;unes aiid supported KPMG all the way to the final game. P lolo arunnsy of Tl c Ohim ' cr This Bookstore particip;int does not relent in chasing after a run-away Kill. Aggressive amiperition was often a key ingrcdiait to advimcing into later rounds of the hrackets. Phiui aiuncsy of T ie Ohscmcr yW luays out to amaze the audience, the Indian Association performs another inpres- KSA ' s K-Pop group finishes off a performance fuU of energy and excitement. Dancing to ' e ' v energetic show. The members, dressed in traditional Indian clothing and one of the latest hit songs in Korea, the five members impressed die audience widi their " ' ' ' ' ' ' ' " " beautiful jewelry, never fail to lose intensit ■ from start to finish. fast-paced but charming dance moves. Photo fn ' .Amu Hcrs iKigei " J ami Kirk, senior, x se in u liLnlitional Qunese dress as .i nKx.lcl lor the opening line. Kirk was the fiist of mtiny models to dis- play the unitiue traditional fashion of scver;il Asian countries. P ttilo tv .Aim HcrsWx ' rger The Filipino-Americ:in Student Orgjmization perfomis their traditional linikliiig d;ince which rajuircs not only axirdina- tion hut also agility. Liter in the .show, the group prcsaitcxi a inod- eni tinikling thnce to current music ;uid we;iring street clothes. P ioto (ly Anyu Hers iterger Agian Allure . :V, -. JUajM, ' :.. tm-jMmmf " in.t Cliiss Steppers put cm mother entertaining show b ' n-eating their performance as a banle of the sexes. Beginning with the men stqiping on stivge from Miind the audience, the act ends with the 1,, .,» , , in J .1 II ,u Htst Class Uidies comHning cwrdinatiai «ith st ' le mid speed. icllaw-.mUuhlxvLsts grace and tluidiR- .is tiic - move .«ou[id and acriKs the " ,, ii 1 I stiige. Widi true " Aloha Spirit, " the Hawaiian dance can be used to conve - an omi ' tion. tdl a ■itorw or even as a w.iv ol meditating r ii i[i I n ' .Amu HLTs iiv7X ' eT 111 III I K ' Aini Hcrs iixT ' tT MibiiraL IrM sm ' Fusion ' was the perfect tl-ieme for this year ' s Asian Allure culture show, demonstrating the unique richness of both traditional and modem st ies of several Asian countries. As in all years past, the show was also open to non-Asian groups wishing to perfomi, and student groups such as Troop ND, First Class Steppers, and Project Fresh did not disappoint the audience. Tl-us year ' s ' Fusion ' premise incorporated more traditional clothiiig in the mtideling line d:ian in the past few years, and did well iii juxtaposing this touch of early culture with mtxiem acts performed b ' the various Asian groups on campus. With Liz Tran as emcee, the show began with the traditional model line and opened up the stage for the Vietnamese Student Association, Filipino American Student Organization, Indiaii Association, ND Martial .A-ts, and Korean Student Association ' s K-Pop before the intermission. Tlie second half included acts from the Japan Club, die Hawaii Club, Troop ND, First Class Steppers, and Korean Student Association ' s Fan Dance. Tlie tickets sold out in the first few days of sale, aiid while the performance was held in Washington Fiall this year as opposed to last year ' s Century- Center show in downtown Stiuth Bend, both audience and perft miers were pleiised with the program. Tlie wide popularity- of this year ' s Asian Allure showed the entire campus that fusion is found in the diversity on cmnpus as well as the pieces of traditional culture that still linger in mcxiem scx:iet ' . bv CViri Tit a CViapwviato Year in Kevlew ssa gllS t the line of scrimmage, the blue and gold teams in their game day unifoims prepare to play their hearts out for the eager Photo courtesy of The Observer The blue team is on top of their game as they score 35 points over the struggling gold team. The Blue and Gold game was the perfect opportunity for all the players to refresh themselves on working as a team to win the game. Ph,.„.,;,„r-, " r-: ' .(ThcrthvTTrr Huddling together to receive instruction, the gold teim does its best against the more axpcrienccd blue team. The gold team was comprised of mostly third string players due to injuries. i ' ioto amrtesy of T ie Obsewer Two defensive players on the blue team work together to takcUmni iluopivmoni uith the ball. The blue team went on to win the game, proving to fans that the uficoniing season would be an e.xciting one. P ioto amrtesy uf Tlu: Obsener lue a r d Gold Game A Game of mcKes On November 15, 2003, Notre Dame students, alumni and fans left the football stadium for the last time that season. Though tliey were celebrating after a fantastic victory over BYU, it was still a bittersweet moment. It was not until April 24, 2004, 161 days later that everycme had die chance to enter those gates once again. The 2004 Blue-Gold game allowed fans to have both one more chance to visit their favorite team and a gave a sneak peek at what was to come for the 2004-2005 fewtball season. The scrimmage is a showcase for the football team, a time to show the fans v ' hat it has accomplished in the past few months of practices. Tlie Blue team was comprised mostly of first string players. Qiach Willingham decided that putting them ail on one team iuld Ix; the liest route for the Irish because many of the teimi members had not been able to practice together due to earlier injuries. Injuries alsti had an inpact on the Gold team. Current injuries kept many of the second teani out of the scrimmage causing the Gold team to be mosdy comprised of third string players. Even though the Blue team had not worked together in awhile, it quickly reunited to completely devastate the Gold team. The game ended in a sound 35-7 victory for die Blue team over the Gold team. The game itself showcased Brady Quinn ' s improvements over the winter montlis. He passed for a total of 263 yards, including one touch down and 1 7 complete passes. These stats gave Brady Qutnn the Ctffensive MVP for the scrimmage while Tom Zbikowski ' s interception in the final play of the first half earned liim the Defensive MW. Ryan Grant also had a spectacular game with two touchdowns and diree carries for 30 yards. The spectacular plays and resounding victory for the Blue team gave all the players and the fans a litde more confidence in the season to come. Aiwiys a football game tradition, two fans salute a score with push-ups. .■ a long winter without a football game, the fans were excited to be in the aUidium again. Photo courtesy of The Observer lach Tyrone Willinghiim utitches as the team wamis up with stretches. This game was — a chance to show the public what was in store for the 2004-2005 season, and Giach Willingham had many exixtiations. P ioIo amnesy of The Obsenrr Year in K i w i J iHI - S ' Sa. m : : •■3r King Fortinbras, played by FIT major Nlike Dolson. speaks with Horatio about the political issues of Poland. Although FIT majors participated in the play, there were many non-majors who took on important roles. P ioio fry Nalalya Fiore As Hamlet lays dying, Horatio faithfully promises to carr - on the stor ' ot Hamlet ' s life. This was the ending of the play, Hamlet, which prompted .1 amtinuation of the stor - in the sequel, Fortinbras. Photo H Naiaha Fiore Ophelia and Cicrmnk- are two ghosts svho come hack to lite from (he play, Htunlet , to take adviintage ot Fortinbras ' reign. Several ghasts from the pre ' ious play made a reappearance in Blessing ' s comedic set|uel. P ¥)io by Natalya Fiore ■ m Fortinbras .•v- ' v ' • - j :jpr ' . ' ©©L Tlu- i.ic| irtnicni ot tilm, tclcxisii in and ilicater celebratal the advancemaits to imi-inivc performing arts on campus by laimcliing its prixducrion of " Fortinbras " at the new Regis Pliilhin Studio Theater. Tliis Lee Blessing comedy, directed h ' visiting protessitr Ja ' Skelton, denionstratetl tlie nee».l tor the Pertomiing Arts Center while showing the fwtential of the new facility for future |ierfonnances. Tlie humorous play centers on the condition of Denmark following ie end of Shakespeare ' s " Hamlet. " Fortiibras, a secondary character in Shakespeare ' s masterpiece and one of the few who does not die, becomes the target for the ghosts of the other characters who seek him to fulfill their uishas after their deadis. King Fortinbras finds the meddling a distraction and is unable to rule liis kingdom effectively, and Blessing manages to interlace the plot with comedy and wit wliile welding the dr;mia of the classic with his twn nuxdem spin. Tlie Pliilbin Tlieater proved to be a great asset in milking tliis production a success on the Notre Dame campus. Skelton effecti ' ely made use of hidden stairs and dcxirways, while ghosts continually surprised audiences by appearing from the ceiling and crav ling out from within the crowd itself. Even technological ad ' ancements came into play during an entertaining scene involving Hamlet ' s imprisonment in a television, and tt s manipulation of walls created a whole other dimension of worlds. Senior FIT major Mike Dolson, who played Fortinbras, portrayed the character ' s erratic behavior well while also showing the transformation that later occurs in his personality, making the performance both comical and profound. The success of the show was a tribute to the hard work o( all those involved as well as an indication of the bright future for perfonning arts at the university. Ai;luist mourns tfic de-atli of King Fortinbras with a passionate embrace. Con- e Tng deep emotion is one of the most essentiiJ parts of theatriait acting and can leave an impact on tlie audience. Plwio ht hJatalya Finre rn one of many conversation with the ghosts, King Fortinbras receives advice on how to best ser ' e ai ruler over his kingdom. The costumes were designed to make it easy to distinguish ghosts from other characters. P iriKi liy hiatalya Finre Year in Review At the end of the final round. Stefan Borovina enthusiastically raises his anns in celebra ' tion of a well-deserved victory ' . Borovina, senior division, defeating sophomore Nathan Schroeder. enior Luke Dillon prepares to encounter opponent Paul Robinson in die final round t -Othe 145 lb. Division Ohampionship bout. Having already advanced through two win champion of the heavyweight Mon was ready put up a good fight for die Qiampionship tide. P ioio courtesy of ND Men ' s James Lirew pauses for a moment between rounds to awch his breath. Widi bucket and clodi in hand, Fadicr Brian Daley and Coach Sweet C Robiason as,sisted him in preparing to continue die fight. P iolo courtesy of ND Men ' s Boxing Fiercely compering for the opportunity to win the 179 lb. Divi- sion Chainpionship ritle, James Ward and Brian Nicholson exchange punches resulting in a bloody nose. Nicholson won the round and advanced to the Championship bout, but last the ritle to Tommy Demko. P into courtesy of ND Men ' s Boxing P;it BnwTi luid Adam Frisch tiuicli gloves to Ivgin their fight (in the second day of the preliniinarv KHlt . Hnsdi iwm the fight ;uid went on to compete iigiunsi Jim Qiristoforctti in the quarter fiiiitls Dunns a break in the fight, Gto- Harkins sp«J s wth advusors on how to competition tot tlie IHO Ih. weight division, iipptxxich the next round. Qintrar to pivul-if Wief , a lot of strategy ' and mentiJ calculation goes into each compctitiai. r uiKi o)i nes ' of , D Men ' s Bixnij; I ' lu ' ti ' Cinmesf of ND Mens fiahig Flgkt tke Good FlgKt " The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, out there on the road - long before I dance under those lights. " Muhammad Ali Day after day, week after week, tliey discipline d:ieir bodies and dieir minds for diree two-minute rounds, sLx total minutes for a chance at glory. And in diose six minutes, those v ith die skill, the endur;mce, die detemiinarion, and die heart prevail to face yet anodier opponent and anodier, until finally on diat last night, standing in die center of die sweat-soaked, bloodstained ring, all the hours of training and preparation come down to that one moment in which a victor is declared. Aldiough only twelve of thtise o er 120 boxers that step into the ring will emerge as champions of their weight class, each boxer is himself a champion of his body, his mind, and most importandy his spirit. Begun under the direction of legendary Notre Dame fixDtball coach Knute Rockne in 1923, the Notre Dame Men ' s Boxing Club has since become an institution at the university, sponsoring it ' s Miiiual Bengal Bouts tournament to benefit the Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh. Ever - year, hundreds of spectators turn I Hit to observe and support the boxers as they batde not only to v Tn their matches, but fight to end hunger and provide opportunities to the underprivil ed of Bangladesh. This focus on not only maintaining die tradition of amateur sportsmanship but also die tradition of service was intrcxluced and carried on dirough die work of Dominic J. " Nappy " Napolitano ' 32, ' 33 Director Emeritus -1982-S6, who eloquendy described the Bouts as " Strong bodies fight, diat weak bodies may be nourished. " Carrying on diis tradition in 2003-2004, the men ' s boxers were led h) ' captains Bill Zidc, Pat Dillon, Stefan Borovina, Jim Christoforetti, Nate Lohmeyer, Tommy Demko, Tony HoUowell, and Galen Loughery. Champions of die 2004 Final bouts were Michael Schmitt (1 35 Ih), Paul Robinson (145 lb.), T.J. D ' Agosrino (1 50 lb), Corey Harkins (153 lb), Nadian Lohmeyer (155 lb), Pat Dillon (165 lb), Tommy Demko ( 1 70 lb), Jom Christoforetti (180 lb.), Jonny Griffin (Light Heavyweight), and Stefan Borovina (Heavyweight). ■ mill Ml iii T M i gmri L tukdk A Mmna-fe One of Notre Dame ' s most popular dorm events is also one of its most hilarious: the Dillon Pep Rally. A crowd of over 4,00C gathered on Soud: Quad to watch what Officer Tim McGmhy stated was " die best Dillon Pep Rally ever. " The show started with a video wliich residents of Dillon hall had made the previous week at Michigan ' s first home game. They were dressed as all out Irish fans, taking beatings and saliva from Micliigan ' s finest. After die video, die show started under die theme " Where in the World is Touchdown Jesus? " The show ' s antagonist (Lloyd Carr, Michigan ' s head coach) blamed Touchdown Jesus for the fact that he never won in Stiuth Bend. He soon learned (via musical telegram jester) diat Touchdown Jesus was missing. After convincing the least intelligent football recruit in the nation to come to his pathetic school by busting into the romantic Disney duet, " Something Tliere " with the help of a dancing candle and clock, die two of diem head to South Bend to try to find Touchdown Jesus before Monk Malloy. Meanwhile, Monk Malloy (who acted and looked like a monkey, though was never addressed as one) had a plan of his oun. He gathered Rudy, Joe Montana, and Regis Pliilbin together to help him find Touchdown Jesus. Tlie four of them traveled what seemed to be around the world but was merely to die engineering building, Badin hall, and Latin expressions. Monk Malloy learns of Touchdown Jesus ' whereabouts after Rudy wins a game show by default because Chris Webber tried calling for a time out with none left. Touchdown Jesus had beai boycotting Taco Bell and an unprompted JacLson 5 medley convinces Lloyd Carr to have a change of heart and take over for him during Satur day ' s game. Dinosaurs, George Washington, Wolverine, and Paul Honuing all cleverly add to the liilarity of the show. While Zahm, Alumni, and Keenan Halls all take ruthless blows, they are mtx-ked with wit ;ind intelligence, however none are ridiculed more tliLin the University of Michigan. Regardless of the playful jokes, the pep rally once again served as a means to unite die student Kxly as the sea of green in preparation for the fcxitball team ' s first home game of the season. Father Vkvfk ikies iiis ;innu;il stafje Jiw after Ixiiij; revc.ilal i» a phdiiy same sliow host. There are certiiin elemenl.s oi the Hillun IVp Rally, such ;is thi.s aie. that are incliidcv:! every year. Pltiitii ammsy n Tl c ( Ksenvr TK- Diikiii Pep Rally is a much anticipated event, as is prciven h ' the ari c cruwd that congregates even an hour Ivfore die start of the show. Hver ' ye;ir, the pep rally hnngs student.s from ;ill domis out to South Quad to ring in the new aaidemic yeir with a few lauglis. PImo counesy uf TIk Observer m S0e Pilbn Fep Kd y TouchJiiwii Jesus (Juliii Michael Kirkdcdiinel) iuid R xkm ' Rohin (D-ave Brciuiar) Ix-come the ohjcct of Monk Mnlkiy ' s hunt across the world. Lich year provides the students of Wllon Hall ;m opportunity to get creative ami show off that creativity to the rest of the university. C i iin anmcsy (if T ie Otverver Lloyd LiuT (Dan Qirter) ;md a hig dumh recruit (Qiris Bachner-Reimer) embrace after their nULsical duet of the Disne ' favorite, " Something Tlicrc. " The recruit then decided to jinn Cut in finding Touchdowii Jesus. P ioio cniincs of Tlw O scn ' cT m Timi Raff, playing Monk MiJloy in a monkey suit, enters the scene and commences die search for Touchdown Jesus. With Father Malloy retiring after this year, the students took advantage of the opportunity to iiv him for skit idei s. Ptelo aiune. ' iy of T ie Ohsenier y? i Year in Review ssa . No Biz Like SKoW Biz After three months away from campus, the first weekend back at school has to be bigger, better and louder than the years before. This year, The Show managed to fit that bill as students were welcomed back by the annual on-campus concert. On August 27, 2004 , fans packed the JACXD to kick off the school year with perfomiances by Talib Kweli and Jason Mraz. By appealing to a mix of musical styles, the committee for TTie Show managed to attract thousands of students to the event, and lines formed early in the aftemcKin as ticket holders hoped to be granted priority seating as near to the stage as possible. Entering its third year. The " bigger, better, louder " Show debuted its new look and slogan after months of preparation by the Student Union Board, and the result was a successful " version 3.0 " of previous years. Geffen recording artist Talib Kweli began the night with hits from his past albums and included samples from his soon-to- be-released project, " The Beautiful Struggle. " Kweli interacted with the crowd a lot, and fans cheered loudly when he refused to continue with the perfomiance until security guards allowed students on stage to show off their dance moves. After wxapping up his perfomiance, Kweli handed the microphone over to the next performer of the evening, Jason Mraz. Mraz, like Kweli, continued the trend of bringing students up on stage when it was his turn to perform. Three fans were selected from the audience to sing alongside him, while the crowd enjoyed songs from Mraz ' s hit album " Waiting for My Rocket to Come. " The night endal with an encore perfomiance, and with it, Tlie Show concluded another successful start to life back on campus. t Y MoKiic-a Vav Evc-W ■ ith acoustic guitar in arms, Mra: performs a mixture of pop and rock songs B— — from his album, " Waiting for My Rix:ket to G)me. " The album, rele;ised .uul ,,wmvr h4owJas,.n. lr..;.lc-,,J on stage Jun,,goncc,lchcc,pai.nK „ , (,, , , ..y j j g „ ., j .. j . ( . songs. Mnir iruliviiUially introJucoJ each member during tlic course ol w y, the sliow, even offering phone numlxTs tot the ladies. ni. . _ -ri ni I ' how courtesv o; I he Observer I ' lvitii aninesy nj Tlv OnsentT asia The Show Rising star Talib Kwdi freestyles under bright red lights, showcasing his talents h ' inckijing references to Notre Dame and Rud ' . Even fans unfamiliar with Kweli ' s hits were nixiding their holds to the beat and cheered for the students who danced on stage. Photo cuunes} of TJie Observer DJ Hi-Tck assists Kweli with the performance and also has solo moments to shows off his skilb with the mixer. From the beginning of Kweli ' s career, DJ Hi-Tek was helpful in Kweli ' s success. r u ' t ' I oninesy of T ie Obseri ' er 1 V » Ln For many students, the show was a great opportunit ' to enp - one of the first weekends back on campus and see some great live music at the same nme. SUB does a great job of bringing in musical acts for students to enjoy. Photo counesy of Ryan Larson Fj j 6ar in Keview asea J Acoastic Cafe is only as fun as the performers make it, and for some members of the Irish Guard, the crowd is anticipating a little more than a straight face. Enjoying their time out of uniform, the group didn ' t hesitate to step on stage and sing to their hearts ' content. Photo by Bdty Gallagher With the LaFortune basement decorated for Christmas, Robbie Ha:en sings to the soft strum of his acoustic guitar. There are many perfomiers who write their own music and use Acoustic Cafe to showcase their talents. PhjlnhmhGalU ' lia- C BaliiLUi (l;nc Kinibuemle) makes a gucsl apixranuice during; MauheM Papreicki ' s [x-rtoniiaice ;md shows off his moves as the crowd laughs hysterically. . ' s demonstnitcil here, .Acoustic Cafe is opai to all fonns of enter- tainmait and welcomes anyone who lecls inclined to ivrtonii. PluiUi liy My CiiiUuglu.T aa Acouetic Cafe hmB Tiki MmMi© Tliursi.l;i ' nii, ' hts in the LiRirtunc hnsemcnt arc ncit usually a good place to study unless you like the sound of live music. Kir tliose who like tos(x;iali;e, Acoustic Ciife is a f, ' reat place to sit hack, relax aiul enjoy , ' (xid music amidst the company ot gocxl triaids. Various performers across campus come to Acoustic Cafe for the chance to share their owi original music, a unique ' oice or instrumental skills. Some niLisicimrs show up in .t roups, and there are always soloists who take advantage of the time on stage. Ne ' er perfonning in front of a small crowd, Acoustic Gife is a popular ;r:-id widely advertised Student Union Board e ' ent that brings in new mid freciuent perfonners as well as new and freciuent audience members. In many cases the audience is tillcvi with friends of those perfomiing in support of a first-time presentation or just to sit ;ind enjoy the music in a larger settiiig than the ciomi rcxmis. Acoustic Gife is open to anyone who wants to showcase their skills - even thcKe without skills. Tliere are always a h;uidful of paiple whose goal is to make the audience laugh, and the audience is alv ' ays happy to oblige. Students go to the LrFortune basement on Tliursday nights to take advantage of the stage and microphone and are always looking to add new members to the audience. bv CUri Tii fl CW»«pv ic t Pamck Nnhle and Juan Pablo CJarcia play guitar tiigether for their ix-rfi m;mcf that night. While m;my perfomi, there are m;my Lxmds music groups who ;Jso t;ike ajvmitage of this opportunity to be on stage. riutin hy Bily Ciilkg itT The audience sits attentively as the musician performs, sometimes cheering or singing along. Since Acoustic Cafe is Lipai to miyone, performers invite dieir friends to lie a pan of the audiaice. P ujto by Billy Calkiglicr Year in f iew ga IpQiyikiiy It all started with one press reiense nn November 30, 2004: " Head coach T Tone Willmjzhani will not k retained tor 2005. " The statement shcicked many, relieved few, and left none unaffected. Hie news spread like wild fire tluoughout Notre Dame ' s student body. Immediate e-mails, instant messages, and cell phone calls made sure that no student was left in the dark about the change. Almost every student watched press conference after press conference in the days that followed. Tlie move was initiated by President-Elect, Father Jolin Jenkins, and while it was openly opposed by current President, Father Edward Malloy, it was supported by many alumni. Fans everywhere watched Dr. Kevin Wliite explain the process that would take place over the next few days. The next day, Tyrone Willingham held his own conference to say goodbye to fans and answer questions about his infomial discussions with Washington State. He took full responsibility for liis team, coaching staff, and the last three seasons ' outcomes (2 1 -1 5). He conducted himself with poise ;ind maturity reminding everyone of the great impact he had on our school. Regardless, it was time for Notre Dame ' s ftxjtball program to enter a new era. The following weeks would take the school tlirough a massive nationwide search to find ND ' s new football coach. The media tossed an unbelievable amount of names into the hopper, scime worth serious consideration and others who would ne ' er make it past SpKjrts Center. As die media and the Irish netwcirk tracked the location of the University ' s jet, the final list of possible replacements was the topic of almost every campus conversation. Qi December 1 2 , 2004 , the searched ended as Charlie Weis was nmiied Notre Dame ' s 28 head football coach. A 1978 iJumnus and current offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots, Coach Weis was the perfect fit. As he assembled his staff and began his recruiting, Irish fans everywhere began to back their nev - leader. Since the Patriots were still in contention for the Super Bowl , Giach Weis had to depend greatly on his staff to get the new program started on campus. His absence was forgiven on Super Bowl Sunday when he and his team added another Chiimpionship ring to his already astounding collection. Charlie Weis began his first full day of work on February 14, 2005 bright and early at 6£)0 am. He was not done that wtitn ' morning. Over 200 students were outside the JACC waiting to show their supptirt for their new coach. Qiach Weis spoke briefly to the students to let them know that he is going to push to the limit. Fans are confident that he will be the spark that this program needs to once again become the fomiidable force its legend prockiims. C,int r uulalin LX-rck Curry un a -succlnsIuI uiii uvcr ilic I iii crMt oi Michisan, Qracli Willingham offers a smile of satisfaction. The first home win of the se:Lson brought pride not only to the craches, hut to the entire university ' ;ind all of its fiirus. P uiUi amnesy oj AP P mios Miduicl t jmitrr TliL- Loaches ;uk1 players ualeh .lUentuc-K ' Iroiii ihe kleliiies as Notre Paiiie laces off against Stiinlord. Althotigh Willingham previously w;is the head coach of Sl;uiford L ' nieersiry ' s fixithill team, he treated this game as he had all gamc , and he intendc i to «in. I ' ioK) try Carolyn McU iidy aa I •N, I m aasi Tyrone Willingham Ende NP Coaching Career k •w Li Wul Ills te;mi IvhinJ him, Qwcli Willingham sets a dctennined face as Ik ' passes thrcniKh ihe tunnel lx;fiire the IBosttm Qillege game in 2004. Willingham will always Iv knouii for liis stoic iUiJ expressionless approach 1(1 coaching his team. Phiti) hi (iro )i McOrady One of the many inspiratiorcJ moments of each pep rally is Coach T Tone Willingham stepping up to the microphtme to encourage his players ;inJ tiuvs ai well. Tlic pep rally Ivfore the Pitt game was no exception as Ty [iromised that the " Ixjst player will play. " Phuii n ' ( imiKii Wei midy Jharlie Weis speaks at his press conference after being named the next head cmch of the Notre Dame football team. While many were sad to see Willingham go, the offensive ccxitdinator of the Patriots will be welcomed w-armly. Phitm fry Billy GaUc her ' UU iS Year in Kevlew a wm When Father Theodore Hesburgh stepped down as president of Notre Dame, he left his successor with two promises. " I will do everything to leave the University in good shape and then get out of the way, " University ' President Father Edward Malloy recalled Heshurgh saying. Seventeen years later, Malloy intends to follow the tradition his predecessor estahlishai. He announced Friday his decision to step down as the president of Notre Dame. The Board of Trustees elected vice president and associate provost Father John Jenkins to replace Malk-iy. He will become the 1 7th president of Notre Dame on July 1 , 2005. The Board also announced the appointment of current vice president and associate provost John Affleck-Graves as the next executive vice president. Jenkins, who praised Affleck-Graves ' election, said he was consulted during the search process regarding whether he would recommend Affleck-Graves, who will now oversee the University ' s business and financial operations. This follows a trend as both Hesburgh and Malloy entered the office with their executive vice presidents. Fathers Edmund Joyce and William Beauchamp, respectively. Though Malloy is stepping down as president, he does not intend to stop serving Notre Dame. " I ' m not retiring, just shifting focus. 1 have no intention of going anyplace else, " Malloy said. " Father Hesburgh provides a great model - he got away, he came back, he ' s done great things. " Malloy said he inlomied the Board at its October 2003 meeting of liis intent to step down at the conclusion of his current tenn in June 2005. But Malloy also said he wanted the board to ultimately decide if a new president should he named. Malloy said that after praying and consulting with others, he entered this week ' s meeting prepared to turn over the reins of the University to his successor. " You follow the spirit, you make decisions, you have no regrets, you move on, " Malloy said. The chairman of the Board ot Trustees, Patrick McCartan, said he told the Board ' s nominating committee in January to begin the presidential search process. Although other candidates besides Jenkins were considered during the four-month search pr(x;ess, McCartan did not identify who else the conimittee considered. " As Trustees, we all look forward to working witli Father Jenkins, " McCartan said in a statement. " The superb academic credentials he brings to the leadersliip of Notre Dame at this time in its history will be of critical importance to realization of our aspiration to become one of the great research universities of the world with a distincdy Catholic character. " Though Malloy said that tcxlay ' s announcement was bittersweet, he dtxs kxik forward to taking a sabbatical and e.xpects to continue liis writing projects and teaching. " I never would have imagined when I first took the job that 17 years later, I ' d still be doing it, " Malloy said. Malloy - who has served as Notre Dame ' s president since 1987 - is a rarity among university presidents, who often are replaced more frequently than at Notre Dame. In the past 51 years, only two people - Hesburgh and Malloy - served at the helm of Notre Dame ' s top office. " I ' m kind of die grey beard on the block when I go to presidential meetings, " Malloy Siud, later adding, " 1 think that all of us rcx:ogni;e, especially when you are a religious community member, that you live under obedience and what God calls you to do at a given momait to do as well as you can. " Malloy said when he officially steps down on June 30, 2005 he will probably shed a few tears when he departs liis fourth flixir comer office for the last time as president. But, citing a resiliency he enhanced as a varsity basketball player for Notre Dame during the 1960s, Malloy said he would rather focus on the great memories he had as president and what lies aliead. His Htth book is scheduled to be published this summer and Malloy is already writing liis sixth Ixxik. Malloy said he also hopes to continue teaching iuid serving on the boards of a variety of not-for-profit organizations. " I certainly w;int to iinitate all the success Monk has had, " Jenkins said. " I will work closely with Monk to leam what he has done to move this University. " During his tenure as president, Notre Dame completed die Generations campaign that raisaJ $1 .1 billion, increased student body diversity, redirected academic and faculty priorities to emphasize research, increased financial aid, made major capital improvements and increased the arademic profile of its students. While Notre Dame saw great success under Malloy, his tenure was not without its blemishes. In 2000, the fcxitball team received its first smiction from the NCAA after it was discovered that during Lou Holtz ' s era Kxister Kim Dunbar had illegally given football players money and gifts, which resultcxl in NCAA violations. Due to a struggling economy, the endt ' wiiient decreased dramatically in 2002 leading to the Board ' s decision to halt m;uiy capital improvements, including die new security building and post office. Additionally, all University budgets were decreased, with the exception of financial aid. But the numerous accomplishments during Malloy ' s 17-year tenure overshadowcxi these problems. " All one neals to do is to tour our campus, consult the rankings, examine the credentials of our faculty and die ()ntsiani.ling qualifications of our student h ] to realize whai he has accomplishal for Notre Dame, " McC;irtan said in a statement. " He leaves a tally remarkable record and lc ' ac ' . " as published in the Observer on Friday April 5Q, 2004 Monk to 3t p Down ae Freeitierxt Eil«-,ial " Monk " Malloy has Ixvn the university presidait fur the past 17 vcais. During his presidency the numhcr of minorir ' stuJcnts doubled from II to 22 percent. Phmi aiurtesy af Notre Dame Mcdki Crr(iu| Malloy talks with President Elect Father John I Jenkins, CSC Father Jen- kins, a vice president and associate provost since July 2CXXI, will Ivcome ihe 1 7th president of Notre D.mie beginning July 1 , 200S. Phxii arurU ' s-y of Nett ' S aiui IiijirmwIKni ■ onk prepares to lead a mass on Sourfi Quad for the entire campus after I ' ' I die events of September 1 1 , 2001 . This time of unity is one moment in their four years of sclxxil tliat most students will never forget. Phitn counesy nf Noire Dame Maiki Crrnw ) Year in Review Wm Seniore l ' hii hJ . VcnmiciAk- ' iuniic hjiyhsh Science- Business Michael Abel Polilicai Science Computer Applicalions Stephanie Aherg;er History intcrnalional Peace Studies dik iiM M Nicholas Abrams Graphic Design Ryan Abrams Economics Joseph Ackerman Political Science Economics Mattheu Ackroyd Aerospace Engineering Adrian Acu Unglish Philosophy D, Michael Adams Biological Sciences Peter Adams Science Preprofessional Studies Brian Agganis Psychtilogy Pre professional Studies Valeric Aguilar Political Science Hrench Kathiyn Aicllo Program of Liberal Studies Spanish Khalitu Al-Mosani Electrical Engineering Seniors i Michael Anderson Poliiicul Science Aicxatidcr Andrasw History English Troy Androh Civil Engineering Michael Annen Mechanical Engineering 411 li Thomas Anthon Joseph Ararid Psychology Film. Television Mechanical Engineering and Thcairc 3en ore Slauy Arhogasl Theology Chnsti Arncrich Biological Sciences 1 ' Adam ArccncaiiK Management Inri.)rnialion Systems Luis Arguello Political Science tt Economic Amu Mai LI iias BiolDtiical S -iciiccs Elizabeth Araoldy Civil Engineering Nicole Aroscineiia Design Psychology J.T. Arseniadis Accountancy History Stephen Arico Chemistry Spanish Maria Arleta- Acosta Marketing Design Colleen Arthur Management . Political Science kk-haRJ iiMin III Pini;iani ol Liberal Studies Computer Applications John Axloid Film. Television, and Theatre Anikka Ayala linglish (t Design Kehecca Ayala Science Preprofessional Studies Sabrina Badger Political Science Courtney Hadgley Economics Political Science a Beniore .mcss,i B.K-i John Bjkcr NLirkclins; l ' s tlHiloi;v IXmicI B.ill.uilinc Science Prepmressninal SiuiIk J,il.ina li.illcn MarkelMi " n.iviil Halhiilyii Malhenialics laclyn Halloiia f ' svchol,.i:N Lauro Bandd Pranali Bansal Craig Barbolla Nathan Bard MclauK ' B u v Coleman Barkci Finance Electrical Engineering Political Science History Finance Architecture Philosophy Science Preprofessional Stutlie ? . Pat McGirtliy, Me- lissa Harris md Ryan MacSwain enjoy a breik t ri im the usual South Bend Kin-. Sports PiiKC Ixir lured -tudents to its Gr.uiger lo- . iticTi with a part ' his. 0ttjt(iby Puuljoio; Ciilin» atrick Hishbume, Gilin ' PoKgc, Joe Ackennan, and Brendan Lynicli aij(i ' hot cocoa after a cold fVwhJl i;ame. Tailgating w-as a jvipukir post game activity ' among ntiiiy off- campus students. Phow aniruisy of fJrendan 1 Seniore J Accounlancy A; Theology Kimherly Barnell Psychology Michael Baron Accountancy jJEi B URjC;iJ6 yrQjt? C; Pl2£i E ICE. Notce Dame s cucrervt PresicLent Emeritus, Fatkec Ted Hesburgk, contlnuecL to sKoW Kis InRuence on camp us tnls yeoc. W Ketker ke Is presiding ooev a Pop Farley mass (oelov ?) or guTing Notre Dame students a safe place to study in tke Ixbrocy tkat is Kis namesake (rigkt), Fatker Ted kas toucked tke U ?es of onotker Notre Dame graduating class, es n tkougk kis tenure as President kaa ended. Brendan Barreti History . Computer Applications James Barron Biochemislrv Matthew Bartley Biochemistry Matthew Barlula Dcsijin tK; Computer Applications Kalhrsii Bjiicti Ci i! Hn ineermi: Matthew Bamnger Maiketms Psvchologv Joseph Barron Jr. Biological Sciences Andrew Barthel Electrical Engineering Andrea Bailon English Preprofessional Studies Kclli Barton Theology Political Science Michael Baru viiii Science Pre proles siona I Studies James Bass Pi nance 3e r ore Travis Baver Janeile Beadle Laura Beauchamp Rose Bcauclair Jonathon Bccher Christopher Bechtel Honors Mathematics Psychology Mechanical Engineering Program of Liberal Studies Accountancy Science Preprofessional Studies PhiloMiphv Uisiair Beeman Jesse Bcci} inal Design . Philosophy Science Preprofessional siudi Jessica Beguin Accountancy Hli ahclh Bell Science Prcprotcssional Studies Hahibah Bel! Mechanical Engineering Karia Bell Chemical Engineermg Michael Bell Mathematics Julie Bender English Bill Bcnear Finance Jesus Bcnile Photography Mallhew Bennett Finance Maggie Benson Science Preprofessional Studies Seniore ' eaem Ashley Bcnizlin-Smith Accountancy Spanish Kyle Benoli PhiUisophs Jt)shua Benz Electrical Engineering Lauivii Bergcr Psychology Pre professional Studies Michael Bergeron Accountancy Heather Berry Environmental Science Matthew Bertkc Mechanical Engineering Kathryn Belhea Psychology African American Studies Hans Biehl Program of Liberal Studic Jason Biehl Economics A; Picprolessional Sludies Brian BiMick Finance Larl Bindenagel Procram of Liberal Studies iiiii Robert Blanlon English Mary Bla ewic Science Prcprofcssional Studies Teresa Bloemker Aerospace Ijigineering Spanish linn Blonde! linglish t : Misioiy Owen BKhkI Hinlogical Sciences Katheiine Bloomquist English iV: PoHtical Science Brandon Bludau Electrical Engineering m asia tyenore Lauren Blum Political Science ct Theoloov Kcilh Bhsiniic l-in.incc Kalherine Boho American Studies Joseph Boehenels Political Science : Arabic Erin Boedckcr Finance English Mai7 Boland Psychology Christie Bolsen Political Science Philosophy Ke m Bona enlura Marketing Dennis Bonilla Management InrormaIit n Systems John Boots Accountancy Gregor Burchardi American Studies Michael Borgia English Philosophy everal Qiristmas parties • " brifihtenetl ii season that might otlierwLse He character- nil K tlie hoiir- sjxjit in the lihran ' srud ing tor finals. Off campus seniors diTinetl tlieir ;mtlcr and danced luider the rrastletoe. PIvLito amncsy of Wmmcn QHxnu .. __ These guys enjoy ND ' s nctor ' over Tennes- see in the Rocky Top state. Several senic rs traveled to the soudi tor the weekend to attend the gmiie and take in anotlicr college ' s atmosphere. PI i)U) cinmesy of .AJiim Wikni 3er ore M 3en ore Kaiinda Brown Archileclure Sarah Brown Elecirical Engineering Angelique Bruce Architecture Mlison Buckley MarkelMig Alexandra Bueso Finance Daniel Bugaris Cheniislr Megan Buller Mark Burdick Sarah Burgin Brian Burka agc Elizabeth Burke John Burke Spanish Preprofessional Accountancy Economics Science Preprofessional Studies Accounlanev Program of Liberal Studies Science Preprofessional Sludi Sludick Gender Studies Jell Burkecn Biological Sciences Mallhcw lUiikh.iiill Mcciiarncai Iviiginccrin-; Kale Burnum Anilnopology . Environmental Science Jcimiler Burns Accuuiitancv Seniors Lena Cali iun Film. Television, and Theatre Vegas had a new allure as a fall breik loca- titTi fcir stuJtjit.s who are now iill o( iiiie. Tliese four saiiors took tinic out from classy casinos to have dinner at good old BK. Phno omnesy af Melissa Htims Patrick Callahan Accounlanc) Mejihan Callahan-Petcrs Political Science Andrew Callan Computer Science Kalhryn Calmus Science-Business bniily Camisasca Program ot Liberal Studies Ask liny Nil stuJait miJ iIkVII tell v Hi: Sciuth BcnJ Kets cold llic remaly- ' Hcid smith, as these seniors did..all the way to the soutemmtist ' l fniint of the U.S. Vliimayuncsyi ' j Mlla. ' AW W 3en ore m Carolyn Camphcll Marketing Spanish Cheryl CiMipbcll Siudio An Economics Stefan Campbe! Mechanical Enjiineerin Rebecca Camus Computer Science Theology Sarah CaiKcllarc English Maria Candclarui History IJaluaVe jj C 6tume. P " un Tkis year seniors Went all out vJnen trying to conoG up iAn,tk tke most nllorlous, cute, creatwe, or just plcdn cwizy costume tKat Would get tnem no " tlced. at parties. Some people began planning Weeks akeod, and. spent koutTS constructing tkeic elabotxite outfits. Wnile triclc " oc treat ing may Kooe been a tking of tke past for most seniors, donning a Hculoween costume certainly was not Dev n Candura Timolhy Capno Enj:lish Film. Television. ;ind .Science Preprofessional Sludics Theatre Jason Cardella Finance . Political Science Mae e Carev Laura Carlvie Jason CanK- Polilieai Science Program of Liberal Studies 6l Preprofessional Studies Finance Econonnc Kevin Larney Management Information Systems Lisa Carpenter Program of Liberal Studies Kachael Carpenter Biochemistry Seniors Mccun Carter Science PrcpuWcsMonai Studies Rnhcilo C " js.ire MaTui«:cfiicrii Inlomialion S sionis (■nllecnMariL- C .NC Anthropoliigv lS HisUt) Rebccc:! Cashore Philosophy Italian Megan Casscrlie HisK.n Austin C hen Science Preprofessional Studies Anthroptikigy Kathleen t_ henoueth Anthropology Spanish Shahna Chibber Political Science Histor Kcbecca C hunahuvky Political Science Nicholas t liiinerakis Accountancy Political Science Seniore Mii iiM I uis ( hirihi ' i;;! PulltKjl SlICIKC Hnc Chilainbar PhysiLS IVici riilchcck Biulo Sciences i! ; Philosophy K lc( llull;j SciciKC-iiusim Rebecca C ' ho Chemical Lniiineennt: Elizabeth Christian Economics Preprofessional Studies AMison i. hnsiie Marketing Psychology M. Greyson Chrisioluro Electrical Engineering Wu-Vung t. hung French History Andrew C huiigchansai Management Inlomialion Elizabeth Cihon Architecture Anthropology Megan Ciolli Management Jessica C ' lsewski Mathematics Karen ClairmonI Marketing Kiisiin (;iaik Markctmi: l,Midsa Clark Biological Scienct I Mil Clark Biolotzical Sciences I. nil Clarke American Studu Ciendei Studies elLTSi ' deiiore t hns Co«jnalo R an Colahan K.ithr n Colarco Dana Collins Slc cn Colniiis Juliannc Cinniskes English Computer hnginccniii: [X-siiin Poliiical Science Marketing Finance Brian Conkriiihi Megan Connelly Sarah Cunnell Gregory Conners Jennifer Connolly Mark Connolly Economics Sociology Marketing Management Civil Engineering Economics Mtn tniin Siegfriend take their HiJIowccn costumes setiixisly and it shiws. Blues Brotlieri. Qiicago Bors ' fiins, and camxjii cats were the night ' s themo. PhnU) cnunesy of Pal Hobnes ese senitjrs enpy dinner iind games at Lula ' s, a favxirite off campus cafe. Most stu- dents enjo - the focd imd amuisphere of the cafe while studying. Phou aiunesy oj Pa MiM 3en ore 11 linaii Conroy TciTiss ConlciLilo Psychology A; Aiuhropology Brycc L oopir Political Science Jonathan Corbetl Political Science Kelly Corhelt Marketing Sociology Angela Curdel Psychology Adriana C ' oslcllo Archilcclurc Maura (. ostcllo Design Kalhcrinc Cotter English Prcprofessional Studies Su anne Cotter Psychology Seniors Leigh Cross Aniencan Studic Matthew Grosser Chemical Engineering Brendan Crotty Mechanical Eneineerina Michael Crowle PoHtical Science Paul Cruickshank Histv)r Preprotessitinal Studies JoccK n Cubbon American Studies Emily Cucco Marketing Timothy Culbertson Mechanical Engineering Enn Cumbcr vonh American Studies Kathleen Curley Chemical Engineering Seriore i iiJ MeclKiiiKal LngiiK-cnnji MaiiliLU Cuniti AcciHinlancv Alicia D ' AlcssandRi I ' ulitical Science (t American SiLidies Michael DAIessandn Maikelnuj Brenl DArnici Finance Melissa de la Kttsa Prognim of Libera! Studies Sarah Dcl.eeuu Mathematics Spanish Melissa Dc l.con Political Science Adam (Jean Accountancv 991] € en ore Jake Dchc cv AeroNpacc I ' -ivjinL-L-iiiii: Paul DcMoll kvlianical Engineenng L nnc ncrili[ipi Biological Scicnci DaiUL-l l ' ;jcn M,mai:cnK-iii I hoiiuis Dc iian iMIl.irKC Chiisiina Dchan Thculojiy English Michael Dclaney Mechanical Hnginccring Man.i IVsliilo Accountancy Spanish f liidJIui ' i tu ethcr for HH " wLmiuh, these PW | girls rake a brcsik fmm die game to capnirc cme ot ' their last moments in the stiidium cTi film. P ioio OAirtcsy of Laurie Mtxrre Talking a break from Jie lively halltimc show, these friaids jxwe for a quick photo op. Win or lose, seniors alvi-ays had a great time! Phim aiunesy of Pi Holmes Seniore ' kiiiktti Ifiniiijs D. ' UlsJi Thculug A. Geniun Alison Devjne FuliUcat Science Spanish Anlhon DcViio Accountancy . Philosophy Julian De oe The Program of Liberal Studies Andrew De ilo Marketing i: tconomii. Dolores D1.1 Enj:lish AfTEJ2 I N6 oh TUE. UAP W itk snow on campus f ' voe montks out of tke scKool year, students jump at tke oppoctu " nlty to put on snorts and. go outside. WKetner students Wont to Kang out, read, or play Fclsbee, tney can relax and so " cioaze on tke campus expansive NotTtk and Soutk Quads. A ckonce to enjoy tke vAJamvtk and esJcn get a ton kelps students to forget tke gloomy winter montks. iJii Stephen Dick Management John Dickson Economics Stephanie Didier Accountancy Dennis Dil i ' iiiki Pohticai Science Megan Diehl Science Preprofessional Studies lV Secondary liducaluin K.iililccn Dillon [Jlillish Marissa Dionne Architecture Carol Dixon Manacemcnt € en ore Khtilas Dohhemn Accouniancv C )urtncy Dohlciiuiii Science Preprolessional Sludic Icrrcnce Dobrowsk) Chemical Engineering Brian Dolan Marketing Mathematics Brian Donncll) Pulilical Science Chnsune Donnell Accountancy Meghanne Downes Potilicat Science Iniemaiional Peace StuJie Patrick Downey Economics . Philosophy Paul Docker) Mechanical Engineering A Philosophy Mcredilh DucUman Biological Sciences Margaret Doig Mathematics Philosophy i tf Robert Dombrowski Management Chnstupher Domingo Political Science Mary Llizabclh Donclan Political Science Patrick Donlin Accountancy Political Science i:li abcih Donnelly English Morgen Doty Science Pre professional Studies Enc Doversbcrger Management Information Systems Colin Doudall Political Science Elizabeth Doyle Xnthropology Kathcrine Doyle Marketing Spanish Ann Marie Draper Psychology 3en ore DavKl Duttlc AccounlaiKv iii Sociolo ' iv Joseph Dugan Aerospace Engineerinj? Katie Duman Environmental Science Casey Dunn Science Preprolcssional Studies Catherine Dunn Psyehology Kimhcrl) Dunn Psvchologv Rebecca Dunn Chemical Engineering Erin Dunnagan American Studies C hns(ophcr Duvc Management it Political Science Richard Dudiic Science Prcprofessional Studies History Lli ahclli Duran Marketing Douglas Durkalski Finance Cireg Dunn Biological Sciences Erin Du er Architecture Michael Dvhic Greek tt l.atin Cailiin Early Political Science , ullionN l:asterlin Management Inlormation Systems Economics lilm. lelevision. and Theatre ' oenore Man KIcazer Mark Ellcstad Anne EUi Gregory Ellis Benjamin Ellison Daniel Elpeis Anthropology Biological Sciences English Biochemistry Economics Electrical Engineerin Pi)sh-iii s in the sta- Jiuiii are a fmi and ■-piriteJ way to celebrate fx inL attained ' our tn thill te.un. Tliesc bo ' s hoi ' it a triend in the lir lo show tlieir support. P ioici atunijsyof .Aditm Wilsuii sDnnE I With d e nice spring w-eathor oime liase- hall season and a chance for students to catch s inie MLB action. Tliese .1 smdents cheer on the Cuhs in ne;irh ' Qiica !o. Phnto ooi(rles;y of Saiigiuz j John -»«■ ' -- V- ' " - •-• - r- 3enore Anustusia Envall Sociology Elizabeth Brn.kson English Psychology J. Ryan Erkcr Polilical Science Roger Escamilla Psychology Christina Esposito Aiilhropology liioingical Sciences Finance Jcniiilcr Eves Polilical Science Alejandru I-abicga l-i nance a 3en ore Michael hoduvka Science Preprofessional Siudies Rebecca Feldmann English Jaimie Fellault Political Science History Gina Fenice Political Science Economics Allison Ferber Political Science Michael Ferguson Shawlina Ferguson American Studies Atncan and African-American Studies Pc tula Femandes Political Science lllKUKC D.mici I L-nctii I ' olitital S .iciKC J.i[iics linncizan III English David Fmocchio Economics Histor ' Kalherinc Futrda Marketing icioria liorc Political Science Peace Studies Michael Fischer Finance Meredith Fergus Philosophy Tun Idler finance A: Mathematii Patrick Fishburne Marketing Seniore asra iii MiLhacI hlanayan Acauinlancv Jonathan Flciiiniini: Patrick ricmniing Malhenialics Colin Flood Accountancv April Mores l-ilni. Television, ami Theatre Psvcholocv Stephen Florcs Lauren Il nn Economics Pre profess ion a I Amcnean Studies Computer iinana 1 ole psychology Erin Fox English History Brian Itinlana Computer Engineering i r fi Laura Frac fk Biological Sciences Teresa Fralish Political Science Carrie Franklin Political Science Arabic Studies Ivli ahelh Fran osa Fni lish Mark Fredenburg Film. Television, and Theatre 6 er ore k-NMca Frccmiin l ' s L-holoi: M.illheu French Bn- hsh Martha Fulcher PsNchology Cnmpulci Applicalums McLiaii Iiilk ' i Science Preprolessiunal Studies Anlhropolnijy Mej an lurman FnL ' lish Dominic (iabhianelli Accounlancv Tra is Gait Peter Ga!tne M:ide[cino Gagnon t-li ahelh tiale iu Lauren Galgano Elsa Galindo Managemeni Information Science Pre professional Studies Science Prcprofessionai Studies Political Science Italian Philosophy Biochemistry Sv stems After spending the day w.itching the Irish win in the itadiuin, these girU cixJ oft in Sttmehenge and cclclTatc the victon ' - Photo cntnesy of Kaiia BeU ft is not uncommon to attend Notre D,mie «ith a couple members from your high school. These Eden Prairie Alumni have still kept their high schotJ friendships throufjh college. P ioto courtesy of Melissa Himis Seniors .liisMn (jallaghcr Palrick Gullugher L.niccCijIlop Dumniic Gulvan nL:cIa (iamache Maureen Clam. .11 Aerospace Engineering linance Political Scienc e Compuier Science. Philosophy Theology Marketing Malhemalics Accounlanc) Te Ja :i u6 Tailc atiNc; W Itk tke cKange of rules concerning tall " gating, seniors Were glad to flnaHy ncMe reacKed tkelr twenty first blrtndays. W ketker It vias In tke Stadluna Lot or by tke Radio ToWer, seniors Woke up early to prepare for eack konxe footDall ganoe. Wandering around canxpus and ckeerlng along wltk Irlsk fans of all ages was enougk to EL get just about eoeryone punxped for tke ganne. Meniere Lsiclania UainaiTa Marketing Alejamlro Gaivia Management Spanish Andrea Gangolena Finance Albert Garcia Electrical Ensineering Apiil Garcia Managcmeni Gilbert Garcia II Finance Socioloiiv Patricia Gargaro l.nglish Japanese b a IhcicsaGaron Maria del Mar Garrido-Mi lina Political Science tV: Psychology Psychology Music Slcpluiine (iar a Polilical Sticncc Christine Gaumonil Accountanc I .iiir.i (a-KicniuTi I ' Slicikc C. Jacqueline Genesio Ptiliiical Science Japanese- Jcnniler Gens Sociology Peace Studies MaikGcincul Anihropoluoy Michael tjiafiipa Honors Malhemalics Pohiical Science Stephanie Giannetlo Biological Sciences Maureen Gibbons Finance Economics Michae! Gibek Management Information Systems James Gieszelmann Computer Science Holly CJilbertson Management Information Hana Gilchnsi Markciini: : Pohiical Scienc Nicole Gilg Anthropology Preprofessional Siudie Sara Gilloon Hconomics Spanish Patrick Giinkii Finance Brian Gii iilain ' Marketing: Michael GIa e Accounlancs |B ' W Sean (Jlennan Economics Spanish Kalherine ( inhcrnian History I:mil triidlewski Science Preprofessional Studies P.ilitical Science David Goelt Economics Christopher CiocttI Science Preprofessional Studies Benlore Soek Leng Goh Kc tn (Ti)ldihu.iitL ' Cassandra Gomez thristdpher Gomsak Knk U.-nisak Mclodv Gonzalez Psychdloyy Japanese Vlanai:emcnl ManagemenI Accountancy Acc luntancy Polilical Science Hcnjanim Gra Chemical [Engineering Atlialia Cjia c[[c Nicholas Green Rvan Greenherg Kale Gieenwell ' lanagcmenl Intbmialion Theology Anthropology Philosophy Economics Film. Television Systems Psyclmlogy and Theatre l-csley Gregoricka Anthropology a t en ore ■ I.XiMiJ Allison Grobc Michael (irovv Geoltrev Griihh Brian (irunii ,,i;;,,,| L v Markclin j Architecture History Mechanical Eni:meeniig Chemical Engineering Eleclncal l-ngmeerin paifesMoiial Studies iii §k lAiidses Grunewalil rilm. Television, and Theatre Studio An J- Liuin Gruzs Program of Liberal Studies William Guenieri Economics Mark Guest History Computer Applications PaliKk Cjuillinan Mechanical Engineering Amy Guiniaraes Science-Business 5tanJ inl ' iIk ' Irish " sion dniiwl over lim H.J1, these NU girls resiJv for an exciting 10 cLiy. This sign is just I if the iiuuiy wws stu- Jcnis show tlieir spirit. I ' iiiH) oninesy of Kmvm Moore rn oaler to get a K ' tter view of the sunset, these studaits wait on a xxan , cruise Students who went abroad tcx)k the pportu- nit ' to try activites they couldn ' t find at hoine. j P ioKi aiurtesy o Terros ! Gjriieruui Benlore M S S H ' m |-.iin (JuiniaraL ' s Ashley Guinn Joseph Giiiniii Tiflan Gunn (icrman HiMorv Management Inloniialion Systems Science-busmc C ' iaiic Hagan Hisiory American Studies Jcnntlei llagan Architeeture Brian Ha :an Jr, Mechanical Hnginecring John Michael Hagerty Chemical Engineering Seniors Nicholas Hahn Ad-oumatiLA Philip Hall Political Science Jcnneilc Haini Markciiiii: C ' hrisiine Haisliip Ps chulo ; Christopher Hale Accuunlancy Political Science Demetrius Hall Marketing W W indsor Paige Hall Biochemistry Spanish Daniel Halley Civil Engineering Justin Halls Program ol Liberal Studies Sarah Halpenny Finance Mathematics Jenniler Hall Enj:lish Alexis Halper Psychoiogy John Hamburs:er Biolo2ical Sciences Christopher Hammer HisiorA . " t Polihcal Scienci Elizabeth Hammer Accountancy Film. Iclevision. and Theatre Laura Hammond Anthropology Environmenta Science Benjamin Haney Political Science Icrcsa Anne Hclcne Hansen Economics Peace Studies Kevin Hardl Science Pre professional Studies Economics Juiuthoii I laid) Finance Michael Haikins Management Information Systems Kendra Hamion Marketing Brian Hansen AccounlancN Histor Megan Harne American Studies Seniore ass -«ie Bridget Harrington Program of Liheral Studies 4ifeifii 1 r■■ -v t H - r p Lj Jtthn Hurnnijti ' ll fllKllKL " t_V lLCt nuillK Chrislnphc, Man IS FinaiKc tV S(ii-ii loi: M.hiIku ll.nris k-lissj llaiTis ScicnC ' iinc Mane Harl Pohiical Science A; Philosopin Brian Harl Theology John Han Film. Television, and Theatre Elizabeth Hariiiiann Marketing James Harty Science Preprolessional Studies Margaret Hart) Philosophy Keith Harwood Honors Mathematics r - Mi.-. Manai:cMicnl Maureen Haltriip Hn iish Jacob Haught Pohtical Science Ashley Havilaiul Management Intormaiion Svslenis Brent Ha ili ' ii lin Jish Georgia Hcaley Graphic Design Ihoiiias llealy Finance Bconomics (.K |iichiu- Heap Sociology Spanish Stephanie Heath Mathematics Chase Hcalon Science PreprofcssicHial Studies Blake Hehcrle English aa a t e iore tliMsiophcr Heck Hi i» i Da id Heinritz Program ol Liberal Studies l Computer Applic ons Misv.i Helteman Seicnec- Business Dc on Hegeman Eni lish lV. German Diane lleilmarin . nihropoloj; A: Peace Siudiev dtMmM Katie Hench Psychology Lamine Hendnx Political Science Andrew Henebrv Mechanical Engineering Uregury Henesy Finance Brian Mcinmumn F malice Spanish Kenneth Henisey Phvsics Mathematics Tiiking time out to en- jo ' the nice weather. these students ct out of Sxich Bend to ha k in the sun. Witli S juth Bend covered in snow for much of tlie e r, seniors took advanti ge ot road trips to wanner clinutes. PIvnn amnesy nf Siexv ■ What was your favorite Class of 2005 activity? -JPW -Senior NigKt at Legends -faHltos -Ring Mass wltK Fc. HesbatjgK at tke Grotto -Margarlta jUlc " Alnxost Fcee Wings NigKt ] Do you n au tatn tke spicit of pocietals novo tkat you ' oe nxooed off canapus? " Of course, as well as over Spring Break, Summer Break, and even my semester abroad. " -Maya Noronha " 1 think I ' ll even make my husband sleep in a different room when 1 get married. " -Jessica Cisewski Seniore Kristin Hcnki Psychology Melissa Hentges Sociology African and African-American Studies Carl Herickhol Electrical Engineerin Chnslicn HcnKiiulc Marketing Japanese Patnck Hcn ke Mechanical Engineering i i E ll R. MARt;AieJTAVlLLC One of tke most popu lac activities sponsored by tke Qass of 2005 tkis year Was Moir garitaciHe, wnicK took place on St JosepK ' s lake. AH seniors age 21 and up could purcruase $2 Margaritas or beers, and conxplimentary food sAJos catered by ND Food Services. As Mike KirsK manned tke DJ bootk, students get to kick back, relax and enjoy some great nxusic and a wonder " ful atnxospkere. Anthony Heskelh Biochemistrv Kathryn Hesmund Bioloeical Sciences Brian Hcsant Mechanical Engineering Christina HcUcI Manat!ement Mary Hcydwciilcr Spanish llahan Sarah Hcycrdahl BioliJgical Sciences John Hihcy Program of Liberal Stuilics l-ilni. Television, and 1 heatic Senior© Alexandra M li PolUical Science : IVace Studies Brandon Holiihan Music Patrick Moinics Psycholoii) Prcprotcssiunal Studies Jennifer Hooks Finance Clirisiin.i Ho.ncr Science-Business I " htmias Hum Theolog , Preprotessidnal Studies Shawn Houiahan Matthew Houhhan Hnc Houston Emily Htmald Mar H n ard George Howard. iV Mechanical Engineering Hislor) Fihn. Television, and Theatre Marketing History Business Management Benlore AiKlrL-v Hiunick Archiicctiire Peggy Hu Political Science Chinese Benson Hua Finance Sc Japane ' e JusUii llubhaid HisliMV Bricn Hughes Aerospace Engineerine John Hughes Aerospace Fncineering James Hyde Mechanical Engineering Megan Hyncs Marketing liiniiy larocci Biological Sciences Ana Ibarra Managenienl Roy Ica a Management Dennis ldov u Science Preprolcssional Sludn. Seniors Wm Bv Jy 5 R FT3 rl3 iiHi.- liAHK- Science tor Irum Aineiictn Siiulics til Mike Iselin Accauntanc Amy Isenberg Ps chtilogv ct Prepri fessi(m;il Sludies Maureen Israel Psycholog) Si English 4J Adam lst an Aerospace Hngineenng Matthew Ivers Computer Engineering John Jackson Economics Sccihal Jacob Science Prcprofessional Sludies . Anthropology Matthe Jagod inski Management Political Science Jonathan Jahr Graphic Design Sumeel Jam Economics Political Science As mc of the many Q;v« d 2005 events, I JPVC ' hn ught families and fritnJs together fiir a ■eekeiiJ i f tun. It «-as a rcisiin to Jros up, Jance with your Aid, and pait ' »ith your cliissniates. Phiu amnesy oj Eiiii Atmiick Maureen Israel, Jenny Nokc-, iind Kar ' Paulus take a break by 1 the river after riding el- ! ephants in the Tliai jungle. Students got to visit many exotic lactiais during dicir time ahixwd. P uito aninesT of Maureen brad rz:j ■■ n II ■ Seniore d Lindsay Johnson Marketing Psychology Michael Johnson Chcniistr) ' Seniore Da id Jones Elizabeth Jones Kyie Jones Meghan Jones Keagan Jones Kalhlcen Jmcc Program of Liberal Studies English Gender Studies Mechanical Engineering Psychology Chemical Engineering American Studies Alexis Kadavy Bnan Kadera Erica Kane Michael Kaj iow ic Adam Kaulinann Jonathan Kaup Accountancv Film. Science Preprofessional Studies Psvchologv P. iiical Science Sociol igV Chemical Engineering Science-Business Television, and Theatre John Ka cnc Management Infomiaiuin Systems Jill Ka mier ak Political Science Ke in Kearney Finance Meghan Kearns Political Science Brcnnan Kellej Accountancy Claire Kcllcy English Art History ' Seniore filler! Kennedy Bnglish hnn Kennedy Nicole Kennedy-Villaiane Ke in Kenney Meredith Kenney Amy Kern Biological Sciences Science Prcprolessional Studies Program ol Liberal Studies A: Psychology Preprofessional Anthropology t! [Economics Preprofessional Studies Studies IJi ahelh Kilchnc Biological Sciences Kathleen Kileline Psychology Peace Stuilie K.i moiKl KiK .i 11 (.onipulcr Ijigincenng Patricia Kim (rcniuin Peace Siudie I Icaihci Kimniins MarketMig S: Psychology Seniors - Kincaid pti iS. I ' teprofessional Studies Lauren Kinsman Environmental Science BtkI julitr and Erin Diminick pi e ior a pictiiR it. the stands clear. k I Sitting in the student sec- I j ticxi fur fcx ithilJ games has proxidcd mMi students with lasting inenKwies. Phfjto counesy oj Ew Lauren King Bioiosical Sciences Jasun Kin en Finance l Economic Kathnn Kinner Biochemisln Kaihr n Kinnier Psychology Mallhcw Kinsella Jami Kirk Marketing Juhn-Michael Kirkconnell TTieology Film. Television. and Theatre Michael Kirsh Finance History Jetf Kish Electrical Enoineerine KcMii KJcm Electrical Engineering Mcinbere of the mais cTew- team pose tor a picture in ftLTit of the site of a rccait regatta. The team traveled all aroiitid the coiaitn ' to axnpete against other colleges. Plwio ixninesy of Orhstma ' Aune .AdC: _aa£3 Benlore i ami iiiiil jill Klinia J ihn Knaul Selh Kneller KalluN II Knoi 1 Roben Knuesel Jonathan Kocamik Science-Business American Studies Kinance Economics English Eleclncal Engineering Anlhropology Preprofessionnl Studiev " i ME. bEAOJ . . . " SoutK DGnd may not be IcnoWn roc Its scenic oleWs or Deacnrront pcopetTty, out tnat Kas not stopped, students rroni catcklng sonxe Wcwes or enjoying a nice ocean breeze. Wnetkec it v Xls a oisit to a local notspot in a study abroad location or simply a stay at a friend s beack Kouse on tke Jersey Snore, seniors found Ajays to enjoy tke coast despite tkeir decision to attend college in tke Midvvest. 1 1 la Chris Kocgcl Civil Engineering Timolhy Knggc History CtUlllllCV KollOLlI Misiury i ; Spanish Kathryn Koellner Sociology Jcricr KohlcrJi Hlectncal Eniiincenne Ui.k11c Kohn I I nance Ashley Koger Finance lV Political Scienc KiiM Kuliii Electrical Engineering A; Philosophy 3en ore P! i H W i M i J ' iSV vl EjC i B Lisa Kolar English Anthropology Monica Kolf Nicholas Kolnian-ManJtc NKhi ' las Kollav CI aham Konccki Matthew Konerman Molly Kopac Philosophy Amencan Studies Hisior PhysKs Psychology Pre professional Studies Science-Business Environmental Science Meghan Krasula Markctine Deanna Kreinest Science Pre pro less ion a I Sludic (. ' hrisiiiphL ' i KicmaiK rhculo N i: CuinputCE Applications James Krciin Finance I l kM KruMinienacher Science Pre professional Studies Anna Kruse Architecture Alicja Kryc al Psycht logy Beih Kuberka English Spanish Jusiin Km Scicncc-Busincs ' loll Kiocjjcr Marketing A; Spanish Accountancy Seniore Gr " cj:ur Kulil hi nance Cirjcc Kiilknski PswhuUijzv lV Eniili h (.anicion Lang Polilicul Science Anthropology Kccd I.inglon Mechanical [-ngineering Kenny Kun Finance Astrid Kumiawan Bioloeical Sciences Kathleen Kiirowski I ' ruiirain ol Liberal Studies 4: Computer Applicatittns nan Kusper AccuuntancN Jeremy I ai Katharine LaPlanic Finance Chinese Science PreproCcssional Studies I rancis Larkin Marketing Rachael Larson English Msa g»a Seniors Kane L.tNkask M.ina ' jemcm iV Mailicniatic 1 lionu.s LjuJulli Mechanical Engineering Gregory Laski English Spanish Mary Laski Management Inlornialion Systems Jonathan Lau Science-Ccirnpuiing lclanic Lauek Markelmg Katie LaughUn Marketing Economics e le Lau Finanee History Catahna LaVernc Spanish Preprofessional Studies Karen Lawler History S.ira i ju.k Science PK ' pri ' k ' Sliuhcs Kathennc Law Ici Marketing Psychology These giris relax in didr otf campus .iKxic tin Qirbv ' Street. Having larger space and pissiUv •our ciwn rtxvm mikes the move greatly ' ap(Tealing to many Seniors. P i ito omrtisv of Jan Wo irt With the cliange ir policy K ' the atlitiin- istnitiLm. tlic Qa. ' s of 2005 will Ix ' the last class to ever have in-domi SYR ' s. Pimm aiunesy of Laune Mixrrc Senlore t eniore Icr Len Diuna LconarJt lchola Lescanic Alex LeMak Carolyn Leihen Cjabnel Leiuna Finance Psychology French Polilica! Science Spanish Science Preprofessional Studies 1 Anlhropolo N Psychology Finance Mechanical Engineering Carrie Lett English Hislorv Psychology 6c Chinese .Stephen Le N Biological Sciences Political Science Theolosv Corinne Liamzon English Lindsay Lichtenberg Finance Jcnniter Liebenauer Finance Political Science Aquiles Lira Science Preprofessional Studies Michael Lisman Aerospace Engineering Nathan Lohmeyer Finance Seniors U Meredith I.ucas Joseph I.ULero Jason I.iiclIiI Kara Luegcrs Marv Ann Luekcn ■ilni. Television, and Theatre Biological Sciences Mechanical l.n inecriiiy Psychologv ( icriiian iS; hlcononiics ( " oinputer Applnalions Daiieii Liilt Political Science iS:: Philosophy Maiic Christine Luijckx Economics Psychology Psychology Accountancy Paul Luiistuid Aerospace Engineering Stcpluii l.siiJi Politieal Science Pre pro loss ion a I Studies Ki t en ore Lindsay MacKandall Ps chi h)i! . " C; Sp.mish Christopher Mader Biolomcal Sciences Palnck Magec l-in.uKC iS; F.conuniit M.inaiinc MaL juka Hist .r cV (Icndct Siiklu Eileen Magno biological Sciences Spanish I illannc Mahomcs AnthiopoKi_i: -Wv Uh ' w Erin Mai Mallhcw MalakolT Aiiian Mahk Swati Mahk Jennifer Manahan Economics Political Science Gennan Political Science Finance Computer Science Engineering Biological Sciences English 6uin ahroad allott-s stuJaits to stv tar away hmii- uul make last- ing fricn».LsKipN. Thoe sirU take time to capture their adventures on film. Phnio courtesy of Suiie C Jtucr A group of students ahroad in Fremande get into the action rfter an Aussie Rules fcxitWl game. Students tcxik time to iinmerse themselves in the culture, ' into antrtcsy of Nicnk P ulii Meniere Whitney March Si_ iciKc P c-P ol " c ' ional Kiisiiii M.iud. ' iMi Christopher Marell Psyeliulujj tV I ' tepiulessional Science Preprufcssional Studies What is your favorite Notre Dame memory? " September 1 1, 2001 Mass on Soutk QiuidL ■ Beginning ouc sopKomoce football season 8 " 0 " RusKing tke fieltl two diffeeent times in ouc four years to celeboate JictociG8 ooev MicKigan - TKe FVosR-O Fiesta Dance - TKe Boat Qub busts and tke sinking of our fa»?otite skip - Freedom Fries - Club 23 Mondays; Cocbys Tuesdays; Rum, Runixecs and State Wednesdays; Legends, Finncgans, OJod Heartland Tkucsdoys; Boat Qub, Finnegans, and kouse party Weekends " Burning Du Lac and tke SYR Liquoc protests of 2002 " Busk 08. Kerry election of 2004 - Girson Daly drinking out of a flask during tke USC pep caUy and saying, W kat do We do witk our Trojans wken We ' re done witk tkena? We tkrow tken aWay! " " Being tke first class in ND kistory to ka Je four different football coockes during ouc four years: Bob Dawie, George OT_«acy, Tyrone WUlingkonx, and Ckadle Wels W Ko 18 tke most famous person you Kcwe n 6t on cxwmpus? - Hank Aaron - Joe Thcisman • Joe Montana • Senator John McCain • Regis - Martin Short - Carson Daly - Father Hesburgh • Carlyle Holiday - Richard Light - Frank McCourt - John Huarte • Digger Phelps - Ty Willingham - Jason Mewes (Jay from Jay and Silent Bob) Nicholas Markovich Mariah Marsh Psychology Rebecca Marks Physics Benjaniin Marle English Film. Television, aiul 3en ore Stelanic Marshall Erica Mailm Margaret Martin Meghan Martin Nicholas Martin Steven Martin Psychology Anthropology A; Preprotessioruil Studies (■i il Engineering English Mechanical Engineering A re hi lecture Lizeit Martinez Erin Mar Juslm Marx Bnan Masse Shannon Masse A. Robert Masters Polilical Science Physchology Marketing Mechanical Engineering Science Pre profession a I Studies Ei jlish English I lailk Malaia Finance Management Marketing ii Economics Geoffrey Matleson Architecture Taylor Maiihc Finance Stephen Matiingly Spanish . American Studies Abagail Matus Marketing Kelsi Malwick Keri Matw ick Leslie Maul Brigctic Maurer Spanish Spanish Anthropology Preprofessional Studies Political Science John Mauro Aerospace Engineering Seniore Kateri McCarthy Philosophy Fihn. Television. and Thcalrc Kevin McCarthy Science- Business Mary McCarthy Architecture Patrick McCarthy Aerospace Engineering Tre or McClain-Duer Accountancy Vance McClenton Aerospace i:ngineering Casey McCurmick Markelinu tV Psvcliology Megan McCortnick Psychology liriii McC " os Science Preprolessional Studies Anthropology Kalhk-cn McCo M nance Michael McCusker History «S: Theology Anncniarie McDonough Finance jsraa Seniors Shauri ktVut:.ill Political Science Thomas McGivney Finance Mai annc McElucc Bridget McEvoy-Hcui Biiduol McFaddcn James McCihcc Caillin McCiinlc Civil Engineering Anthropology . Prcprolessional Studies English l ' hiIosnph Biological Sciences Shannon McGonig Sociolo2 Michael McGowan Finance Paul McGov an Civil Enpineering Carolyn McGrady Psvchologv Melissa McGrady Political Science History Tfvse golf fans shew tlicir love b ' dress- ■■■ii as a caddv ;»id an announcer, iind displaving the le Klerboaid as w ' ell as die ever-present " QLlETr !o axinesy of Dan Picking out just tli right cot cuine U nevei easy, hit when it comes tc tiikuifi a shower, siixing the universe, or breaking out ol jail . . . its a no brainer. j P iotf) cimnesy c{ au Hiiiit uu 3en ore v a H 1 •■■I A ■ Anne McGrath IXinicI Mctiuiie Kathenne McGurlv Patrick MeHu h Anihropology Marketing Science-Businebs Psychology Preprolessional Studies Kyan McMuhon Aerospace I ' lngineering Patrick McMorrou History : Gerinan James McNamara toinputer Science Michael McNamara English (t Spanish aaia ' oevi ove KerT Meagher Meredith Mechenbier Melindu Mecklc Fehz Medina Ruben Medina Aaron Medlnck Science Preprotessional Studies Psychology Preprofessional Studies Marketing Psychology Psychology Sociology Aerospace Engineering Japanese Marketing Caroline Meehan Mar Meehan Elizabeth Mellv Courtney Melone Nicole Mendes Sole Mendez »n. A: Political Science Political Science Philosophy English Film. Television, and Theatre Anlhropolog Preprolessional Studies Political Science Architecture Alissa Mendoza Economics ' olaine Menyard Spanish Peace Studies David Mercanlc Histoid Gregory Mericsko Mechanical Engineering Ashley Merusi Political Science nne Messing Science Preprolessional Studies € en ore Christopher Milhron Political Science Philosophy K ;iii Miiichurg Finance (hrisiine Mingionc Biolojiical Sciences Joseph Nhrshak ' ohlical Science Hconomics 3en ore Jane Milsch F ' rocnini of Liberal Suidii Shannon Mohan AccounlancN James Moiani Computer F.njiineerint: Da id Moisan Markeling Design Nicholas MoIIer Economics German incenr Monaco Finance DressoJ up in tlieir liolidav best, these three gentleinan enjcy a Christmas pam ' at College Park. Students found many txxasitms throughout tlie ' car for dressing up and ha -ing a part ' . Jholii anittcys oj t Jinstiw Awie Molly Knx. ' ger and Chris-tina Aune enjo - their last Christmas season tc cdier. Friends spent the season mak- ing the most of friends ' company. rlvxo courtesy of Omstma Aune Meniere Christopher Moonev Finance Mjllhow Mm.iik tn Msh Loinpulcr ■I Aw AY CJ ' ame. Pll JT Many servlocs tai»JelecL all cfJev tke country to support tke Notre Danoe football team. It vOas not uncoinmon roc a group of students to cent an RV to moJce tke coadtrlp. TKese students v«Jent to MSU, Tennessee, and eroen USC to cKeer on tkcir ItTisk. Green snlcts and otnec ND gear viece seen sppeod all tkcougkout tke stands In sonte of tke locgest stodlunts In tke country. I. hri ' JiiK ' L-iin; 3rian Murph Political Science t Economics C ' hiisiiiplKT Murpln Science F reproicssiniul Sludie: Hli .ihelh Mm pin Fintili h A: |-rciicli Patrick Murphv Poillica! Science Robert Murph Science Prcprolcssional SHidie i Kaihn.n Musica Anihropology Phillip Nagei Chemistry l.imlsey Nuiiiioli Science-Business Andrew Nakarnulo Science Pre profess ion a I Sludies Brenda Nalzke Psychology Sociology Tali una Ncalon Marketing Chinese Language Senlore I C.I 1 1 Nccliierman English Socinlugy Jamie NcKoii Markclin i Kelly Nelson Psychology A: Preprotessional Studic Ahby Nerlitiger Biological Sciences Michael Newell Accoiinlancv Maihcw Nix Managcmenl InfViniiaUon Svsicms Thclogy cV Pro professional Studies oscph Nickul Kalhenne Nicnabcr Mallhew Nicves Laura Nilan Reid Nishizuka Erie Nilz Archilcclurc English Finance Political Science Psychology Aerospace Engineering Biological Sciences PreprorcssiiHKil Siudies Japanese Political Science Maggie Novarit) English riicresa Novotncy Psychology C ' laylt)ii Nucllc Science Prcprolcssional Sludie Margarita Nuno Marketing Psychology sss£a t en ore TIk , •, ,.|.h f. iilin OBncn Daniel O ' Brien John O ' Brien James O ' Conncll Maryarcl OConncI B[ol ' :ii-al ScicfKCs Hislon Markelins Film. Tele ision. and Theatre I inanec A: Emiihsh Ben O ' Connor Theology History Brendan O Lonnui Political Science Cara O ' Connor Science Pre professional Studies Lauren O ' Connor Science Pre profess ion a I Studies Spanish AshleeO ' Donnell Political Science Colleen O ' DunncIl Biological Sciences What is your favorite tailgating story? " I vias vOaHdnq Ixick tigkt before a gome rconx a tailgate my oLuiti rrlend vcos tncoW " ing and some Notre Dame farts, aLumni, stoDTjed me, gaxJe me a drink, ojod asked If I vJas going to tke game I saixl ' T o, I couldn ' t offotTd tickets tkls year. " So tke ' sold, iKat stinks! Here take tkis one and go to tKe aazrvd and offered n je a ticket for free. 1 responded " TKanks, but I already pronxlsed nay girlfriend I »?ould watcK tke game wltk ker In ker dorm because ske doesn ' t VuMe tickets eltk :. " So tkey found me anotker ticket from sonxeone In tkelr large group of people, gaoe tkem to me, and said i ou two go to tke gonxe and kaxJe funT Vance McClenton fik ft Pl f ft fl irf Ttiese Stanford Seniors prepare for a lionie KxitKill gkune at Turtle Creek. Tliis aparmient complex became famous for early mornings on Fall Saturii . Photo courtesy of Andrau Boiowiedd Beniore 4 Jusluui Odflstui Civil Knginccring Jcong-Min Oh AccouniancN t en ore Lauren Ohicntorsl Colleen OKen David Olson Kaiherine Onsiad Chnslopher Orenchuk Nicole Orozco Anlhroptilo tS; Hislon Finance Environmental Geosciences Management Information Aerospace Engineering Preprofessional Studies Systems AnaMarie Oniz Janelle Osadebay Film. Television, and Theatre Science Preprofessional Studies Da id Osbum ManaMment Jennifer Osierhage Management Katherine Osterholz Psychology Theology Michelle Otto English Secondary Education cila Palmh) Chemisirv Christian Palme Philosophy John Palmer Finance Historv R an Palmer Electrical Engineering Maiilw ' . Palincr-Ball Management ictoria Pambianco History An Hisiory Seniore -■- « nC Shiai)-Pci I ' .iii icior Panos TiriKiihv Panzica Counne Paqueltt l,uc Park Se Park Psvchiilogv A; Ecnnoniics Finance Psvchdliigv Sticittl ' gy Architecture Acc»iuntanc Preprotcssional Studies Nicole Parker William Parkcs Rvan Parsons Daniel Parziale Matt Patricoski Mar Martha Patzer Theology Biological Sciences Political Science History Political Science Psychology English Gender Sludic -Science Prcprotcssjonal Studies Ani Pcckiiis Psychology Catherine Peer Accountancy aaa t en ore Isabella Pore Samh Perez-Stable Film. Television, and Theatre English Anlhropology A: Marketini: Amy PeieiNon Art Sludio A: Hn ironmental Science Daniel PeierNon Theolo : i:Ph MC Kristen Peterson Accountancy Steven Peterson Architecture Nicholas Pelrella Computer Science Jim Krcnn. D.ive Ol ' xi, Steve Colnitis an d jiicU-n Rillotta relive dieir high schtxJ Ja -s at a H iior pixMn parT - off cam- pus. Custunie piirties ttierc citiimcm wa ' s to change !p the South Baid scene r 4 ' car veterans. I ' hoto (Xtuness of Claire I Fcuiel Hnn Phillips Enalish Economics Nicole Phillip! Marketing Ke in Phipps Sociology Preprofessional Studies Katrina Picon Political Science Spanish Maggie Pierson Biological Sciences I Vesuvio ' s wTiS a piipular desrinadoii for many itudents to grab a bite after the Kirs closed Here, Meg Harn iUid Katie Umlor cn- pv dieir late-night siiack. ' ' how OMncsy oj Mi Harry Senove a g ga Tcrcs.i Pikner Kir:in I ' illai I J.imic Pilluni I iiL-lish .V Music JiiL ' inii ' hiK ' Pirnciili.-l-( i.iiinnn Economics lS Science . Spanish ChriMuplici r ' Kiin.ka HlstuiN Lesley Pochlman French A; Thcoloex if you could take one tangible object from ND, what would It be? A dining kali lady ■ TKc stadlunx TKe gold from tKe Dome A bcick fronx tke stadlunx ■ TKe rotating ball In GaMo Maey on tke Golden Dome An IcisK Football Kebnet Tke Notce EWne EndoWnxcnt Fadey ' s Pink GodUa (KeKeKe) StoneKenge The " God, Countcy, Notce Danoe " sign off of tKe Basilica TKc turtles fconv TC WKat song sunairtorlzes youc coUegiatG experience? " Days Go By " by Keith Urban -Danita Altfitlisch " Unforgettable " by Natalie and Nat King Cole -Ashly Cumberworth " Girls Just Wanna Have Fun " - Pat Brady " Crazy Game of Poker " by OAR -Brian Masse NiL-tutias l i)nl cr Ix ' onomics History Sarah I ' opck l:n iroiiniciilal Science Kc in Hopil Theology felMW t en ore Lauren PricUi Management Information S stems tt Music Jeunnine Privui Political Science Laurie PriMlera Film, Television, and Theatre Economics Andrew Proulx Malhemalics Michael Punj; Finance David Purcell Accountancy Nathaniel Kacine English Pohlical Science Cailhn Rackish Political Science bleigh Radical Anthropology Paul Radkowski English Iruv kacJci Computer Science Michael Kagsdalc Accountancy Seniore am MliiBi nJ;li h i; Art Studio Lewis Burke Rainey Accountancy Lucia Rajcc Political Science Kacey Rak American Studies Richard Ralc Management Int ' ormation Systems O Aarnn Rarick Economics Histor ' Nathan Raschkc (■ " inancc A: Hislorv Derek Ka Civil Enginnenng Shantha Ready English Psychology Reid Reelor Program ol Liberal Studies Christopher Ramirez Accounlancv Sara Ramirez Nalin Ramkumar Rachel Ramos JeJtrey Randall Mary Rao Nicole Rapagnani English Preprofessional Architecture Political Science Psychoiogv Economics Theology Histor ' Psychoiogv Studies Preprotessional Studies Kaitlin Redding Management infoniialion | Systems Melissa Regan Anthropology Preprofessional Studies Amy Reilt Accounlancv Kyle Rcis Archileclure Nicklaus Reis Science Pa protcssional Studies Jenniter Rembt ld Biological Sciences limolhy Kemhold Chemical Hngtneering 3enor Andrew kcmick Slanlcv Revellc Danielle Rcves Hislor iV Irish Sludics (■Icclncal En ineennj: Theology Preprotessional Siudie Paul Michael Reyes Finance Alanu Rcyes-Mir Accountancy Amanda Reynolds English Jaclyn Rhoads Psychology Science Preprotessional Studies [.aura Ricci English Philosophy Abigail Richard Finance Jcnn.i Rich.iids Psychology Melissa Richer! Science Pre professional Studies Daniel Richter Environmental Geosciences I Bttky Walters, Terri Gmteratu, Abb ' Braiui iuid Enii Duiuiiigan sRip tor a qujcl: picture during their time abr«id in Australia. Phito ciiuncry of Nicole Phiilijjs Mangint; nut off campus be- came a common pastime for Seniors. Qirhv Stteet w is jtist one of tlic many locations for student housing. Phctki aiuries of Brian Duuii-IK d Senore ■HMMMnaaa Aiinic Robin on I ' oliiical Science An History Kc in Kohmsoii Munagemcin I ' atiicid Kubinson English 1 ' aliii.k Kubuison Finance Psychology Mft1£fe 3IE9 tperwore CartiK ' n Knrn;in Archileclurc IC; Philosophy JiiiK- kumn.iui Biolooicul Sciences Mary Ronan Psycht)l igy Timothy Koiuiii Aerospace Engineering Paul Roncal Aerospace Engineering Aaron Ronsheim History Seniore I )a id Rooney Accuunlancv Sarah Rosehcrn Spanish Si Psycholuyy Palnck Rovs Cicnnan it EnsHsh ElJl R. L APEJ f JlP Foe ouc last yGor at Notre Danie, tke Qas6 of 2CX 5 voos led by Doir cell Scott, KtTistln Boyd, Laucen rWnn, and Tom, Roar (beloiA ' ). Since August, 2001, tke seniors kaoe been creating great nxemo " des and Icceplaceable fdendsklps tKat wUi last a lifetime. No matter »?kece U-fe nxay take tnem, tke Qass of 2005 wUl oLxtoiys be able to ckeir Isk tkelr years at ND. iiil Jl 6I K3 Senlore Ni.hulas Rossclli Marui ' cnicnl Misnn Ruddy Accountancy Kalhryn Riiiiisc I i nance tV Piililical Science Andrew Rut Aichitcclurc (■asc Roiella ( icnnan A: Hisliir Erica Ruddy Poiilical Science Chelsea Rush ccounlancs Amanda Ryan Biological Sciences Jiihii Rou lands XiUhiopoh.ijy cV I ' l " cp!■l ' le M(Hlal Siudii Gnscl Rui Spanish Political Science Mkhael Russell Ihsii.n t ortxMi Ryan American Studies Kalhcnnc R an Ps i.holoi: A: Spam- Maiihe Rsaii Mi. ' chaniL:il lin ' jiiiL ' crmi: ML hanical Lnnincciiiii: Nell Ryan Design Marketing Anne Ryckhnsi Classics i; Histi)r Ke in Rycyna ( hcinical Engineeniij: Stc cn Samikkannu Bndgcl Sainucl.sun Marco Sandusky Selena Sanlillo Economics Preprofessional Aerospace Engineering American Studies Hislor) Studies Theology Kathleen Sappc Chemisiry MilIijcI Saroca Marketing Seniore sua S.iiiii.i o Schenono I imI Iwiyincciini: d.itii SLhiUnncllcr IIckIi SchirulkT Accoiinlancy A: Sociology liiMMik ' SJunilk-r h-cononiics I nuK,i Schirack I ' sycholngy A: I rcpiotcssioiial Sludies Catherine Schmidi Anihropologv A: Hisloi ahcih Schmm Marketing Michael Schmuh! History PrcprotcsNional Stutlie «Ilia tyenore L oinpuk ' i SciciKC FLiU Break spent h ' tlicie ROTC Seniors at Nellis Air Force Base, near Lis Vegas. It Icwks :is if they niaruiged to get a little fun in witli that trainini l fhiu ciiunesy of WchiM Harris thailcs Schiion Phik.s,iph i P|-C| ' k■ Ml ' ll.ll Sllldic V.VK Schollcn Science PrcpriilcsMonal Studies Emily Sehiille Psyeholi.iiy i Prcprnlessitmal Studies Maltliew Sehultc Politieal Seienee Theolii ' jv Demark Seiiul e B.,-I...jical Science- Kalic Schumiicher Jue Schuppi Christopher Schuster Joe Schuster Katie Schuster Stephen Schwall Science-Business Accountancy Biological Sciences Psychology Marketing H!slor ' Design Mechanical Engineering Jiv Zurenko and Derek Smith take some time to play a aumd of soil during dieir vacntion. Students t ik adviintage of any chaice to enjoy some nice weather ;ind get away from South Bciid. P iotti amnesy uf Derek Smii i 3en ore nawB p-awMaea auiafl 4 ii!i Mill;ir Schwarb frcnch : PsychDloj;:) Chris Schwindcri Politcal Science Darrell Scott Political Science Histor Sc Political Scicnci Ian Scoll Arabic Studies ; Political Science Christopher Sco il ccounlancv Joseph Shaughiiess Biological Sciences Michael Shcchan Computer Science gfg t en ore u Sarah Shcchan Poliiical SciciKC limolh) Shcchan MLi haniLiil Encinccrini: S.ll.l SlK ' tlK ' kl StlCIKC-HllsiilC kohcrl Shelley .■ iilL-[Kan Siiidics t. ' ;: Film. IcIcMMMii, aiij llifalic Matthew Shellon Marketing A: SocioloszN Theresa Sherman Musk iV rhenliijry Ciautam Shewakramani Computer Science Film. Television, and Theatre Donald Shimmin Accounlancv Chad Short Science Preprofessional Studies Meghan Short Marketing Brian Shuia Mechanical Engineering Drew Shula Architecture Philosophy What overplayed song do you never want to hear again? - riey la - " Lwin ' on a Poayec " - tke use fUgKt song - " Like a Ptxxyec " " TTiat one to-p song tkat Kas tKis guy screonalng ' YEAhf in tke backgcound. fm sxxve that naxvovOs It dovJn. Bt)a2 cLon HoUiKan WKat do you vi iek the Hcunnxes Bookstore sold tkat It doesn ' t? " Waffle irons with the ND monogram. " -Christie Bolsen " Borracho Burrito or Slush Puppies. " -Brian Masse ' Rides back to my dorm. -Beth Duran Rain or shine, ND seniors came out to supivrt their faitKill team. These Kin ' s stick around after the game to celebrate a victory. P ioto courtesy of Adorn Wilsax m Senlore IIMW I IW I I W 1 1 II i MUfflf Nicholas Shullz Ci il Engineenng Michael Siefring Psvchi loi!v Paul Sifuentes Theolog (M; F-iliii. TclcMsion. and Thcalrc Daniel Sil alioyos Management Infomiation S sicms Thunias Silvcn Marketing Krislen Siniko Biological Sciences Inn Sjt sin)in Music Political Science Ruhin Siller Management Inlumialion S slems Kendia Simpson Spanish Science Preprolessional Studies! Seniore Carolyn Solman Civil Engineering Calhcnnc Solan English Spanish Matthew Stilarski AiinaSoll s Psychology Histon.- Film. Television, and Thcalre Science Preprofessional Studies Management Inlormation Systems Dcanna Sortmu An Studio Education Seniore Jiislin Spack lin.iiK ' c Ashimi S[i;il Aiilhriipdiu v ElizahelhSpechl Chemistrv Michael Spencer Malhemalies Cara Spicer Economics Sociologv John Spililei Science PreproIessu nal Studies B 11 i Peler Sprcil er American Studies Sean Spiigj; Computer Science Jertre)- SlalToid Finance Jn hua Slagni Computer Science Theology Jeremy Sluley Program of Liberal Studies Jessica SUunin Marketing Angela Slangii Biological Sciem Mure Steining Finance Psychokigy Cecilia Stanton Espinn, Romance Languages ( lni-.|n|.|K ' i SlaioM llisU ' iN I ' mIjiicjI Science l.atashu Steele psychology A: Prcjirolcssional Siuilies Ruth Stefanski Psychology I ' reprolcssioiKil Studies Karsten J. K. Sieinhaeusci Computer Science l:li ahelh Slelloh l-nglish Xiidiea Stenllenagcl Psychology Steftany Stcnglein Marketing Maiiheu Siephcns Mechanical Fnginecring Jusiin Sierusks Finance 3er ore Anne Slol American Studies Sociology Timothy Stonclake Mechanical Engineering Dana Sluvall Anthropology Uaiuci SUdka Science Preprofessional Studies hloi lan Strambu Management Christine Straniero Japanese Preprofessional Studies rt ' s easy to sot the appeal of offompus living whai you look at the spacioas setting some now enjoy. Assembling apart- ments ' electrimics was a new tlirill for seniors. P i to cntnesy of Andreiv BjifHiiec a -9 oV- While on iheir way to a Chicago Culis game, tliis group stops for a picture with another tan. A visit to Wrigley Hekl is tme of many reastTis sttidents foiuid for visiting Cliicago. Photo counesy oj MidieUe Milios Seniors Anrhony Stralhnian Physics Jonaihan Siren Psychologv Slicikc PrcprotL-ssiunal Studies Aifvandcr Sirillmatlcr HisU)r Rcncc Slroncek Paul Sincker PsvchnluL ' V PhvMCs JJa itat f r. JJuMAMmr Many students sKoeecL tkeic time and talents to kelp otkccs In need during tkelc coUegi yeocs. One of tke most popular iMxys tkat people did tkis )as to build Komes roc less foctunate families. WniLe doing tnis type of secNTice nxeant a Kapd day of sVock, stu " dents did KatJe sonxe downtinxe to rest, gcab some food, and talk to otker participants wKo Were on tke site vJitK tkem. I li ubcih Sluan Hislon HIisahclh German Psychology Ihomas Simon Management informal ion Syslcms ME ' aenoye Da kI Svec Rvann Swallins Enc Swanson MolK Swanslon Katie Swanz Meredith Swcen cvinomics A: Preprofcssional Archilcclurc Finance PwL ' hologv Finance Biological Scienc Sludics iElilb Joseph Swciizan Joseph Swiderski Andrew Szwak Meghann Tabor MicheleTaets Kathleen Tallmadge Political Science Program of Liberal Studies Environmental Science Film. Television, and Theatre Economics Finance History Prcprot ' ---:. n,i ' SuiJics Philosophy Joseph Tan IVku.iI 1,111 Rebecca Tapp Enc Tarkowski Eric Tamou ski Daniel Tarsh Prosram of Liberal Studies hconomics iS: hinance Accountancv Mathematics Marketins Finance Stephanie lartaglia honne Tarud Elizabeth Tassaro Maureen lale hnlor Hallie Tavlor Theology Civil Engineering Anthropology Science Preprofcssional Studies English Histor ' Film, Television. andTheaire Senore S Markctinj: : Film. Tl ' Ic ision. and Theatre HIi abclhTclel Marketiii ' ' Mkhacl lennant Polilical Science Nalalic Tenner English inccnic Tennereili Pliilosophy Pohtical Science Lindsay I iti Inlcmutional Peace Studies Psychology Ri ' hcn M H Tenniswood French iL Fihni. TclcvisKin. and Theatre C ' hrJNtnpher Iiltttn Mechanical F ' nginccring Chrisii phci lokin C ' hincNC Science Preprolessional Studies Molly Ibpper Anthropi)l(igy Fihn. Tele ision. and I ' healre Seniors Jenny Inslaiio Science Pre professional Studies John i ritschier Mechanical Hngineering C ' liarlotle lrou[iis Marketing Jeremy lruc)o c Finance I ,I1IU-| hkki ' l I k-LiiiL.ii I ri ' jirieciini: Kalliryn ruli «i.ik Markclinj: Teresa Tumbaga Anlhrnpology . Spanish k.ivhcl rinvolle k-(.h.iiikal i-ii ' jincenni: Ashley lurek Science Pre professional Studies |Ja nl 1 nrner Psychology Sarah luedcli Accountancy Iweetl-Kenl Chemical lingineering t?e More JainesTNiTLil limoihv Uhalde Emily L ' ngerer John L ' pdikc Erin L rquhart K.nsiin Valderas ohiicai Science Kleeinciil Engineering Gender Sludie Sociology Anihropology A: Prepn tessinnal Sludies Political Science Psychology Lucas Valderrama Lopera Chinese Finance JiMi ' alcn uela Electrical Engineering Miguel Vailarla Electrical Engineenng Lisa Van tjcniert English Science Pre professional Studies Anthony Van Gessel History Spanish 7. Jennifer Van Hettinga Accountancy Art Hisiorv K. Aaron Van Oosterhout Spanish Jonathan Van Wyck Economics Ryan Vara adekar Finance Laura Vargas Art Studio Political Scienci Robert Van Gorder Biological Sciences Neil Vargas En ironmental Scienc e Patrick Varlev Biological Sciences Brian ass English Theology Bridget eihme er American Sludies Spanish Saniore siai I-Lilcrno il.i Christopher Villant Charleen Vinalon Jose Viso Marco Vissuet Nicholas Voge anical Hngineenng Mechanical Engineering Psychology Prcprofessional Studies Mechanical Engineering Aerospace Engineenng Accountancy Ameha Vogelhcini Architecture Christopher Wagnei Mechanical Engineering Braillcy Vnllcr I iiiancc Maria MarkeliMi: Carrie Vos Management Information Systems Rachel Wack ThcoloL ' N Kalherinc Wagner English Kathleen Wagner Accountancy KailWahoske English Jk.ihii WalJiuii Biological Sciences Jennilcr Wadkins l.nglish A: Psychologs l.iin Walker English French «lais] ' ce wre Ann Ualorski John Walsh Rebecca Waller Max Walters Lindsev Walz Brad Wanchulak English A: Spanish Hision li Markt ' liny Psychology Psychology Science Pre professional Studies Marketing Management Psychology Chen-Ti Wang Science Preprofessiona! Studies i:ii7abelh Ward Accountancy Malihcv ' i Warner Architecture Andrew Warren Finance Daniel Wasikovvski Physics Ananne Watkins Gender Studies Spanish A group ot friends f mm Breen-Riillips take a picture beture leaving the stadium. The last home game w-as a ver emotional one for many seniors. Photo coiinesy of Eriti Dumvigan What is your favorite place on campus? vJomo, wkece they Kaoe fcee Diet Coke " Clau?e Hagan, " lltK floor batKcoom, In tKc libcocy. ' ' • " Potelck MurpKy The Gtxstto " Many class of tXS menibers WKat vOos tKe biggest lie you fell for about Notce Ddme? " The cold weather really Is not that bad. " -Alicia D ' Alessandro " That parietals weren ' t that big of a deal. " - Michelle Celli " The pool on the roof of Nieuwiand for which 1 nearly bought a season pass. " -Patrick Gallagher Sen ore asE! K;ilhryn Wcndt ' l Hislory tpenore Ilk ' Wcnclicr blcclricul lingincenng Chnstiiinnc W hccliKk Management Sociology liilakcr Science-Busines! 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Jr Anthropolog) Michael Zin: er Finance Michael Zonder Film, Television, and Theatre Katenna Zorina French Music Stephanie Zurek, Architecture Joseph Zurenko Finance Bnn Anderson Biological Scienos Beniore Yacjoob Kh;m Baiigash Bnaii BuidaL ch Katlieruie Buyle Midiad BiLsk ChnstLpher hleitchen Jesus Hemandes Hisnm ' Marketinfi English, Political Science tSi Spanish English and Phil(» phv Mathematics Histtin- Science Preprof essicmal Studies Helen Kt-anK " . MtLh.icI Kiu-rk MiULicl K.vhicr Eliiiilx ' th McQirrv Brendiin O ' Neill Kev-an O ' Neill ' olitical Science Saence PreprufesauiaJ Studio Science Preprotessumiil Studies Studio Art ;uid French Science Prq rofessiiwial Studies 6 . TheiiloRv Saence FVqwofessiiKial Studies (.asc Snii ' li Science Rrqmjfcssicnal Stuthes I liMther 1 u ;.lmnl I iliticat Science Z;ichanah Wiiiyjiivi Acctnuitancy S en ore UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 400 Main Building Telephone (574) 631-6755 Notre Dame, Indiana Facsimile (574) 631-7418 46556-5602 USA May 2005 Dear Members of the Senior Class, I salute you and I congratulate you as you complete your years of undergraduate work here at Notre Dame. It has been a real pleasure to accompany you along the way. I know that the years have passed quickly and you have grown in decisive ways. You and I have much to be grateful for. First, of course, is the support that your parents and others have provided in making a Notre Dame education possible. The significance of that investment in your personal growth and well- being will only be evident to you over time. Secondly, you can be thankful for the faculty, staff and administration who have provided a cohesive and stimulating learning environment in which you have flourished. And finally, you have made friends during your years here who will last a lifetime. This group of peers have shared the full range of experiences with you from adjusting to college and charting your academic major to moving in and out of special relationships and getting accepted into grad school or the work force. I hope and pray that the transition to the next stage of your life will go smoothly. May the power of the Spirit of God guide you. And may you always keep alive your heart-felt ties to Notre Dame. This has become a place of pilgrimage for many. May it be so for you. Once again, congratulations and best wishes. Cordially, . ' (Rev.) Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C. President 3en ore m A Abdojohn 232 Abegunde, Veronica 2 32 Abel, Michael 232 Abcrger, Stephanie 232 Abrams, Nicholas 74, 99, 232 Abrams, Ryan 232 Ackerman, Joseph 232,235 Ackroyd, Matrfiew 232 Ackro ' d, Rebecca 69, 84 Acu, Adrian 91,232 Adamcz ' k, Julie 95 Adanis, D. Michael 232 Adams, Peter 232 Adams, Stephanie 232 Adjemian, Aaron 180 Agganis, Brian 23 2 Aguilar, Valerie 232 Ahlers, Mindy 101 Aiello, K;ithryn 232 Ainsworth, Erin 85 Akhvledi;ini, Iracklu 191 Al-Hasani,Klialifa 232 Alhers, L arrin 87 Albrecht, Michael 91 Alderete, Julie Ann 233 Alderman, Matthew 233 Alexandrou, Aristotelis 233 Alf;ino, Julie 69 Allai, Qwel 166,167 Allnumdinger, Krisri 95 Altfaiisch, Danita 233,300 Alvarez, Patricia 84 Amado, Matt 1 72 Amato,Jolin 233 Ament, Andrei) 178,233 Ament, Jacob 94,233 Amill, Christine 233 Amiri,Brad 233 An;intavTasilp, Sereeparp 233 Anchondo, U-jbricla 2 35 Andersai, Rachel 233 Anderson, Brin 80, 327 Anderson, Emily 233 Anderson, I;in 233 Anderson, Jeff 72 Anderson, Jolm 72,233 Anderson, Kendall 233 Anderson, Kim 233 Anderson, Mecgiui 233 Anderson, Michael 143,233 Andrassy, Alexander 233 Andreas, Emily 80 Andree, Jean-Paul 71 Andres, Steve 183 Aulncluk, Bill 72,79 Androli,Troy 233 Angobaldo, Sonia 83 Annai, Michael 233 Anthony, Tlioniiis 74, 233 Arand, Josc-ph 233 Arbogast, Stacy 234 Arceneaux, Adam 234 Arguclio, Luis 234 Ariivs, Anna Maria 2 34 Arico, Stephai 234 Amiijd, Ry;in 234 Amcrich.Qiristi 152,234 Amoldy, Eliziiixth 92,201,234 Arosemaia, Nicole 234 fgrs Ilkid-X Arseniadis,J.T. 67,234 Arteta-Acosta, Maria 234 .Arthur, Colleen 234 ■Arunyingmongkhol , Ladawan 234 Arvide, Alfredo 234 Asher, Melissa 234 Astorga, Man Carmen 106 Attridge, Jessica 234 Au, Vincent 33 Aune, Christina 234,291 Austin III, Richard 234 Avila, Leonor 234 Axford,John 234 Ayala.Anikka 234 Ayala, Rebecca 234 B Babin,Noah 172 Bachner-Reimer, Chris 221 liidger, Sabrina 234 Badgley, Qiurtney 2 34 Baer, Vanessa 235 Baker, John 88,235 Balderston, Tommy 159 Balduin, Mark 159 Ball, Lindsey 92 Ball.Melanie 185 Ballantine, Daniel 235 Ballen,Jalana 235 Ballintyn, David 235 Ballotta.JaclvTi 92,235,299 Banda, Liuro 235 Bangash, Yaqcxib Klian 328 Bansal, Pranari 235 Barbas,Terin 143 Barber, AsHeigh 69 Barber, Melissa 68 Barbir, Lauren 86 BarboUa, Craig 235 Barcus, Giin 71 Barc:ak, Kara 86 Bard,Nathm 235 Barge, Melanie 235 Barilar, Denisc 72 Barker, Coleiiiiin 71,235 Barnes, Mcgh;in 236 Bamctt , Kimberly 236 Baron, Dave 66, 67 Baron, Michael 236 Barret, Sarah 74 Barrett, Brendan 236 Barrett, Kathr n 236 Barrett, Mo 144 Barringer, Matthew 236 Bi rron, James 92,236 Birron Jr., Joseph 236 Rirthel, Axlrew 236 Birthelme, Anne 188 Bartkus,Ry;m 93 Bartiett, Michael 172 Bnrtle ' , Matthew 236 Bartolacci, Anthony 72 Barton, Andrea 236 Barton, Kelll 236 Bivtula, Matthew 236 B;in]::ini, Michael 236 Rish, Bhangra 43 B;isile,J«inna 88 Bass.Jiunes 191,236 Bass, Stephen 191 Bassctt, Sarah 161 Biistcxio, Erin 237 Bates, Sarah 237 Batteast, Jacqueline 166,169, 237 Baumgartner, Aly 72 Baumgartner, Drew 237 Bauters, Donna 237 Bautista, Melanie 178 Bax, Christina 237 Baxter, Terri 81 Bayer, Travis 237 Beadle, Janelle 237 Beauchanp, Laura 237 Beauclair, Rose 237 Becher, Jonathon 237 Bechtel, Christopher 237 Becker, Amy 92 Beeman, Alistair 237 Beery, Jesse 237 Beguin, Jessica 237 Beidatsch, Brian 328 Bejec, Vanessa 43 Bell, Elizabedi 237 Bell,Habibah 79,237 Bell,K;da 66,67,237 Bell, Michael 237 Benbow, Bediany 144 Bender, Julie 237 Beneiir,Bi]l 237 Benite:, Jesus 237 Bennett, Geoffrey 194 Bennett, Matthew 115, 237 Benson, Maggie 237 Bento, Michelle 84 Benton , Andrew 151 Bentdin-Smith, Ashley 238 Ben:, Joshua 87,238 Beres, Jerry 144 Berger, Dan 186 Berger, Lauren 73,238 Bergeron, Michael 238 Bernardino, Marleina 84 Berry, Heather 238 Bertao, Daniel 84 Bertke, Matthew 238 Bertoli,Kyle 238 Bertucci, Rico 183 Bethea, Kathryn 238 Bickford, Scott 183 BiebLHans 238 Biehl, Jason 238 Bilhck, Brian 238 Bindcnagel,Carl 238 Bin;, David 142,143,238 Bishko, Craig 186,238 Blackwell, Sean 238 Bkiiney.Tori 238 Blakeman, David 238 Bkmton, Robert 238 BUuewic:, Mar - 79,238 Blix mker, Teresa 238 BlondeLErin 78,238 Bitxxl,Owen 238 Bluimquist, Katherine 238 Bludati, Br.uidon 238 Blum, Liuren 239 Blum, Mickey 186 Blystone, Kdth 239 Boh), Katherine 68,239 B.K;henck,J(vseph 239 Bixxleker, Erin 239 Bolin,Erika 148 Boland,Mary 148,239 Bolsen.Giristie 239,311 Bona Ventura, Kevin 239 Bongiovanni , Jordan 66,67 Brown, Jasmine 242 Bonilla, Dennis 239 Brown, Kalinda 242 Bontempo, Frank 180 Brown, KeLsha 81,83 Boodi, Heather 185 Brown, Kristin 82 Boots, John 239 Brown, Mallory 73,351 Borchardt, Gregory 239 Bro ' n,Pat 219 ■ Borgia, Michael 74,239 Brown, Sarah 86,242 Borovina, Stefan 218 Brown, Stac ' 161 Borowiecki, Alex 82 Brown, Stephanie 185 Borowiecki, Andrew 240 Bruce, Angelique 242 Borton, Teresa 167 Bruno, Deacon 89 Borys, Amanda 240 Bnisk -,Anne 72,102 Bor ' s, Andrew 240 Buchanan, Patrick 190,191 Bosch, Alfonso 240 Buckley, Allison 242 Bosi, Gregory 162,240 Buckley, Erin 68,93 Bosley, Michael 240 Buc:kowski,Jen 148 Bott, Frances 240 Bueso, Alexandra 242 Bott,Ke -in 240 Bufalini, Gina 85 Boughen,Luke 150,151,240 Bugaris, Daniel 242 Boumay, Rachel 147 Bulfin,Brigid 79 Boutrous, David 240 BuUer, Megan 242 • BouvTon, Christel 174 Burdick, Mark 242 Bove, Enca 240 Buret:, Tamara 93 Bowen, Dan 76 Burgin, Sarah 242 Bowers, Jacqueline 188,240 Burgman, Sebastian 93 Bowes, Brendan 78,240 Burkavage, Brian 242 ' I Bowman, Gale 240 Burke, Eli-abedi 242 1 Bouiy.Ritvij 240 Burke, John 242 Boyce, Kristen 240 Burke, Kevm 242 Boyd, Kristin 241 Burke, Patrick 242 [ Boyle, Brian 186 Burkeen.Jeff 242 Boyle, H. Thomas 241 Burkhardt, Matthew 242 Boyle, Katherine 66, 328 Buniion,Kate 242 Bradford, Steven 241 Bums, Jennifer 242 Bradley, Ryan 180 Bums, Meredith 85,243 Bradt, Mike 76 Bums, Patrick 89,243 Brady, John 241 Bun-ell, Kelly 156 [ Brady, Katherine 241 Bun-ell.Quentin 132,137,141 I Brady, Pat 300 Busk, Michael 328 t Brady, Ryan A. 241 Bustamante, Natalie 79,178, I Brady, Ryan M. 241 243 Bram;inn, Thomas 241 Buder, Molly 94 Bramley,Erika 241 Butwin, Benjamin 243 Bnindes, Katie 92,241 Byers, Rebecca 243 Brannock, Kathy 66 Byrne, Belinda 93 Brannon, Francis 241 Bransficld, Matt 183 c Brault, Andrea 241 Braun,Abb - 303 Cabrera, Sheremy 79,84 Braun, Abigail 80,241 Cahill, Chris 151 Brale.Cniig 180 Cain, Hizabeth 67,243 Breitbach, Timothy 241 Caldwell, Erin 92 Brenn;m, Bridget 241 Ciligiuri, Lena 76,243 Brennmi, Kate 241 Callahan, Meghan 144 Brenn;in, Matthew 241 Gillahan, Patrick 243 Brennan, Ryan 66 Callalian-Peters, Meghan 243 Brenner, Dave 221,241 Callan, Andrew 243 Breslin, Andrew 94 Calmus, Kathryn 243 Bresnahm, Liura 156 Camisasca, Emily 243 Bresnahan, Robert 241 Gimpbell, GirolsTi 244 Brewer, Kenna 241 Campbell, Cheryl 244 Brewka, Angie 90 Campbell, Stefan 244 Brewster, Liuren 1 56 Gimpion, Dan 143 Bnmnier, Ry;m 93 Gviius, Briiui 68 Brinck-Lund, Girisrina 241 Camus, Rebecai 244 Briscoe, Kaitlin 241 Canavan, Mt an 66 Brtxrk, Jessica 241 Canceilare, Sarah 244 Br K-k,Micah 72,241 Candelaria, Maria 244 BrcKlheckcr, Autumn 242 Gindura, Devon 74,80,244 Brogan, Kara 242 Giix ' lli, Paul 186 Br(X)ks, Erin 242 Caprio, Timothy 244 Brophy, Katie 161 Caravalho, Amanda 84 BrotschoLMike 242 Cardella, Jason 244 Brown, a,lcy 242 Carey, Maeve 244 Qirev ' , Tara 83 Carlyle, Laura 244 Games, Geremy 91 Gjmey.Jiisun 244 Gotict, Ke -in 244 ( ' .irjx ' iitcr, Lisa 244 Uirpaitcr, Rachacl 244 Carr, Trevor 147 Carson, Candace 66 Carson, Noel 72 Girter,l .in 221 Qirtcr, Megan 245 Cancr, Russell 162 Gim Tight, Steve 66 Giruso, Jtiseph 245 GisaKnctti, Chris 84 Gisiire:, Roberto 245 Case, GiUeenMivie 245 Gise, Mairead 89 Cashore, Rebecca 245 GLsserlie, egi n 91 , 245 Gistelliui, Cliris 180 Gistellani, Mar ' Kate 245 Gistellanos, Ana 245 Gitanese, Nate 71 Gi -ai.lini, Peter 245 Giwinagh, Ciiris 72 Cavanaugh.John 151 Cavanaugh, Karen 245 CeladaGana, Carlos 245 Celh, Michelle 245,323 Ceniceras, Ashley 75 Ceniceros, Ashley 95 Cesan, Ana 245 Cetta,Cate 95 Cey, Morgan 173,245 Chamberland, Christopher 245 Chamherlin, Kyle 143 Chambers, Andiony 92 , 245 Champa, Ken 245 Chang, Cindy 85 Chapeaux, Alex 88 Chapman, Candace 148 Chapman, Christina 350 Chase, John 245 Chaten, Emily 245 Check, Gilleen 104 Cheers, Justen 79 Chelf,Jon 144 Chen, Austin 245 Chenoweth, Kathleen 170,245 Chibber, Shalina 245 Chidsey , Megh;in 1 7 1 Chimahusky, Rebecca 178,179, 245 Chimerakis, Nicholas 191,245 ChiriK ga, Luis 246 Chitanibeir, Eric 246 Chlebeck, Peter 246 Chock, Nancy 84 Choi, Emelina 85 Choi,Sxin K Tj 85 Chong,Kyle 84,246 Choy,Rehecai 246 Christian, Eliiabeth 246 Christie, Allison 246 Ciinstoforetti , Jim 219 Christotoro, M. Greyson 246 Chung, Wu-Yong 77,246 Chungchansat, Andrew 246 Cickovski, Trevor 80 Cihon, Elizabeth 246 Ciniilli,, ' manda 148 Ciolli, Megan 185,246 Qscwski, Jessica 246,267 Qagett, Steve 186 Qairmont, Karen 246 Qark, Kristin 246 Giirk, Lindsay 246 Clark, Lin 246 aarke,Erin 246 Qary, Taylor 246 Gavers, Rachel 246 Qements, Danielle 94 Clemer, Clanon ' ' 5 Qeppcr, Githerine 246 Gifton, Hisibeth 92 Qose, Alyssa 171 Gosius, Margaret 246 Goughesy, Michael 246 Coffey, William 246 Cognato, Chris 247 Cblahan, Ryan 247 Colarco, Kathryn 247 Qileman, KeNin 72 Coleman, Nick 66 CoUins,Dana 79,95,247 GiUins, Jerome 135 Cblnitis, Steven 88,159,247, 299 Comiskey, Julianne 247 Congjuico, Asiiley 85 Conkright, Briiin 247 Connelly, Lauren 192,193 Ginnelly, Megan 247 Connelly , Sarah Jane 193,247 Conners, Gr ory 247 Connolly, Jennifer 247 Connolly, Mark 247 Connor, Marielle 178 Conrads, Jenny 95 Conroy, Brian 248 Conterato, Terriss 248,303 Cook, David 248 Cook, Steven 248 Cooper, Bryce 77,248 Cooper, Carolyn 1 56 , 1 57 Cooper, Craig 183 Corbett, Jonathan 248 Cbrbett, Kelly 156,248 Cordel, Angela 248 Cordova, Thomas 248 Corker, John 79 Cbmett,Rick 162,165 Gimette, Jordan 162, 164 Comwell, Joanna 248 Gin-al, Sarah 102 Giss, James 248 Costa, Davi 90 Costa, Davin 84 Costanzo, James 248 Costello, Adriana 248 CosteUo, Maura 188,248 Cbta, Rachel 178 Cotter, Katherine 248 Cotter, Suzanne 248 Coughlan, Mark 249 Couling, Dave 73 Coulter, Jr., James 249 Cowan, Stacey 197 Cox, Erin 249 Cox, Matthew 249 Cox, M an 89 Qafa.Tony 72 Gaft,Ryan 249 Gawford, Jennifer 249 Creane ' , Brennan 186, 187 GeceUus, Kelly 249 Critser.Paul 249 Cmich,Mark 249 Crone, Kathryn 249 Crone, Katy 143 Cronin, Brett 249 CrivsLuid, StewOTt 186,249 Cross, Leigh 249 Gosser, Matthew 249 Crotty, Brendan 249 Gouse, Ben 1 51 Crowley, Michael 93, 249 Cruickshank, Paul 249 CuHTon,Jocelyn 249 Cucco, Emily 249 Cuisnier, Jackie 89 Culbertson, Timothy 24 5 Culien,Bnan 249 Cumberworth, Ashly 249,300 Cumberworth, Erin 249 Cunn, Ryan 186 Curley, Kathleen 249 Cumes, N. Bunker 250 Curry, Derek 226 Curtin, Matdiew 250 DAgostino, Michael 250 D ' Alessandro, Alicia 250, 323 D ' Alessandro, Michael 250 D ' Amico, Brent 191,250 D ' Amico, Melissa 167 Dacey, Lauren 94,250 Dahlgren, Margaret 76,250 Dalby,Greg 151 Daly, Sarah 250 Dammann, Jacqueline 147,250 Dankova, Petra 77 Dattilo,Jane 250 Daufenbach, Janel 250 Daus, Blair 250 Davenport, Megan 80 Davey, Matthew 250 Davey, Theresa 93 Davidson, Roberi: 51 , 88, 250 Davis, Alicia 81 Davis, Anne 95 Davis, Danielle 60, 178 Davis, Jetaun 250 Davisson, Megan 250 Dawes, Sheila 250 Dean,Adain 250 DeAngelis, Andrew 250 Dearie, John 250 Debevec , Jake 251 DeBoer, Kenneth HI deFau, Nicole 185 DeFilippo, Lynne 251 Degen, Daniel 251 Degnan, Thomas 99,251 Dehan, Christina 251 Delhi, Matt 40 Delaney, Michael 251 Delano, Kassen 188 Delay, Kelli 92 DellaVolpe, Mona Lisa 60 DeLorenzo, Lisa 68 L ' M;iio, Julie 83 deMello, Meghan 188 Demko , Tommy 218 DeMott,Paul 251 Denby, Claire 77 DeNicola, Matt 83 Denison, Chnstine 79 Dennis, Sean 251 L iscoll,DJ 186 Derda, Nicholas 251 Dnscoll,Dan 154 Derocher, Michael 251 Drugan, Dylan 144 DeSplinter, Mark 251 DnaicKristina 254 L stmo, Maria 251 L:)ubbs,Joe 254 LVutsch,Enc 159 Dudley, Sean 254 l -ut,sch, Tliomas 81,252 DuefftTt, Kim 92 Ctevereux, Adam 95 Duffey, Kati 254 De vine, Alison 252 Duf fie, David 254 DeVito, Anthony 252 Diffy, Cindy 75 L -Vix-,Juli;in 252 Duffy, John 186 Dcvoto, Andrew 252 Duffy, Megan 167,168 DeVries, Teresa 95 Dugan, Joseph 254 de la Rosa, Joey 107 Dul worth, Kyle 151 de la Rasa, Melissa 250 Duman, Katie 254 deiaVega.Rona 144 Dumicli,Mark 144 DeLeeuw, Sariili 250 Diuilea, Alison 74 De Leon, Melissa 250 Dunn, Brian 79 de Rubira, Gabby 42 Dunn, Casey 254 Diacou, Nicholas 180 Dunn, Catherine 254 Diaz, Dilores 252 Dunn,KimlxTly 254 Daz-Calderon, Alejandra 161 Dunn, Rebecca 254 Dck, Stephen 252 Dunnagan, Erin 254, 303 Dckson,John 95,252 Dunne, Casey 94 Didier, Stephanie 80, 252 Dunne, Richard 254 DDonna, Dennis 71,252 Duran,Beth 55,60,67,201, Deckelman, Elisabeth 144 254, 311 DeW, Megan 252 Durkalski, Douglas 254 Diffley, Caitlin 92 Durm, Greg 254 Dillon, Kathleen 61,252 Dury,Mike 183 Dillon, Luke 218 Duss, Shields 86 L llon, Mandy 80 Dutes, Sheldon 66,143 Dminick,Erin 252,275 DuVall,Adam 71 Donne, Marissa 252 Duve, Christopher 254 DLxon, Carol 188,252 Dwyer,Erin 254 Doan, Lilian 72 Dybicz, Michael 108,254 Dihhertin, Nicholas 253 Dzuricsko, George 74 Dohleman, Courtney 253 Dobrowsky, Terrence 253 E Dockery.Paul 253 Dodd,Kristen 197 Early, Caitlin 254 Doellman, Meredith 253 Easterlin, Anth ony 254 Doerries, Stephanie 68 Easterly, Katie 73 Doherty,Matt 180 Ehersol, Charlie 254 Doherty,Ryan 183 Eck, Jennifer 255 Diig, Margaret 253 Eckert, Stephen 255 Dilan, Bnan 253 Eckholt, Katie 255 Dilan,Br ' an 253 Edwards, Kamilali 255 Dolson,Mike 216 Edwards, Matt 182,183 Dombrowski, Robert 253 Ehlinger, James 87 Domingo, Qiristopher 253 Eichler,Eric 66,67 Donekm, Mary Elizabeth 253 Eiland, Qiristopher 255 Dinlin, Patrick 253 Eisele, Kathryn 255 Donnelly, Bnan 253 e-Sawaf , Zach 78 Donnelly, Christine 253 Eleazer, Mary 255 Donnelly, Hizabedi 253 efring, Kile - 92 Donnelly, Patrick 180 Ellestad, Mark 255 Donohoe,Liz 193 Ellick, DsMght 131,134 Dooner, Jadyn 112 EUis, Anne 255 Dormuth, Kristin 86 Ellis, Gr ory 255 Doty, Morgai 253 Ellison, Benjamin 255 Dwersberger, Eric 253 Elpers, Daniel 255 Dm-dall, Braidan 83 Elser,Enn 92,143 Dowdall, Colin 253 Elson, Danielle 256 Downes, Meghanne 253 Elwell Jr, Michael 256 Downey, Patrick 253 Emmert, Denise 82 D yle, Elizabeth 143,253 Engel, Pat 84 Diyle, Katherine 253 Englehardt, Matthew 256 i L yle, Katie 183 English, Carrie 72 ! Ennes, Erin 256 j Doyle, Michael 253 Draper, Ann Marie 253 Envall, Anastasia 256 i Draper, G rtney 254 { Draycott, Katie 254 • ' ' A ; : Index iTr Dressman, Danny 183 Sfcll Ergas, Dana 74 Erhardt.Ben 71 ickson, Elizabeth 256 Erker.J. Ryan 256 Erwin, Crystal 166,167,169 Escamilla, RogCT 69, 256 Escobales, David 256 Esparza, David 256 Espino, Cristina 256 Espinosa,John 77,79,87,180, 181,256 Esposito, Quistina 256 Esquivel, Cynthia 147 Esteve, Roselys 81 Estrada, Tomas 74 Etherington, Ian 151 Evans, Erin 60, 256 Eves, Jennifer 256 Fabr a, Alejandra 256 Facusse, Ana 257 Fadel,aaire 1,60,67,201,257, 350 Falls, Colin 162 Fanislau, Nick 177 Fanning, Laura 257 Fanning, Thomas 257 Farr, Cara 257 Fasano, Anthony 138 Fatti,Colm 186 Fay,M;iry 257 Feauto, Becky 42 Feduska, Michael 257 Feeney, Justin 193 Feldmann, Rebecca 257 Feltault.Jaimie 89,257 Fenice, Gina 257 Ferber, Allison 257 Fergus, Meredith 257 Ferguson, Michael 257 Ferguson, Shawtina 257 Femandes, Petula 68,257 Fernando, Dihan 66,67,257 Ferretti, Daniel 73,257 Fetter, Tim 257 Fineili.Alisa 74,89 Finnegan 111, James 257 Finocchio, David 257 Fiorda, Katherine 201 , 257 Hore.Tori 98 Fiorc, Victoria 257 Rrth, Ann 66 Fischer, Lauren 188 Fischer, Michael 257 Fishbume, Patrick 27,36,235, 257 Fisher, Emily 258 Fitzgerald, Erin 258 Fitzpatnck, D.J. 139,211 Fitzpatnck, Kate 210 Fitzpatrick, Leslie-Anne 258 Fitzpatnck, Meaghan 188 Rtzsimmoas, Jennifer 258 Flaherty, Jimmy 66,67 Flanagan, Michael 258 Flemming, Jonathan 258 Flemming, Patnck 258 Rxxl,aiiin 258 Florcs, April 258 hdex Flores, Ivette 258 Rores, Stephen 258 Rynn, Lauren 258 Rynn, Ryan 90 Foley, Briana 258 Follmer, Leslie 108 Fontana, Brian 258 Foote, Crysti 188 Ford, Anthony 258 Ford, Beck - 80 Ford, Miranda 148 Rird, Rebecca 258 Forero, Bryan 258 Foresman, Alicen 76 Forss, Angle 78 Forte Jr , Carmen 2 58 Fotopoulos, Dave 209 Foumier, Chris 183 Fox, Bnttany 188 Fox, Erin 258 Fox, Molly 94 Raczek, Laura 258 Ralish, Teresa 258 Rancis,Torin 162,164 Rank, Lauren 81 Rankel, Jordan 95 Franklin, Carrie 258 Ranzosa, Elizabeth 258 Rechette, Laura 95 Redenburg, Mark 258 Reeman, Jessica 259 Rench, Alex 66 Rench, Matthew 259 Friedman, Sean 87 Frierott, Liz 144 Frisch.Adam 219 Frits, Amanda 79 Fuemmeler, Kenya 185 Fulcher, Martha 259 Fullard, Bonnie 91 Fuller, Megan 80,259 Funk, Justin 72 Furman, Megan 259 Gabbianelli, Dominic 259 Gaff, Travis 259 Gaffney, Peter 259 Gagnon, Madeleine 259 Gaines, Tulyah 167,168 Galeone, Katie 74 Galezio, Hizabcth 259 Galgano, Laurai 259 Galindo, Elsa 259 Gallagher, Billy 351 Gallagher, Justin 260 Gallagher, Karic 80 Gallagher, Paffick 260,323 Gallerano, Qaire 148 Gallop, Lance 260 Gaimarini, Agus 66 Gal van, Dominic 260 Galvan, Sarah 79 Gamache, Angela 260 Gamache, Maureen 5 1 , 260 Gamarra, Estefania 260 Gangotena, Andrea 260 Garcia, Allxrt 260 Garcia, Alej;intiro 260 Garcia, April 69,260 Garcia, JR 67,92 Garcia, Juan Pablo 225 Garda II, albert 260 Gargaro, Patricia 260 Garon, Eva Theresa 260 Garrido-Molina, Maria del Mar 260 Garza, Stephanie 261 Gaston, Sean 183 Gaudreau, Kristen 188 Gaumond, Christine 261 Gebauer, Lauren 160, 161 Geldermann, Laura 261 Genesio, C Jacqueline 261 Geris, Jennifer 261 Gemerd, Mark 261 Gettings, Patrick 180 Ghattas, Patrick 180 Giampa, Michael 90,261 Qangiulio, Anne Marie 68 Giannetto, Stephanie 261 Qbbons, Maureen 261 abek, Michael 261 Qbney, Brendan 78 Gieszelmann, James 143,261 afford, Adam 159 agante, Michael 87 Gilbertson, Holly 261 Gilchrist, Hana 261 aig, Nicole 82,261 ailoon, Sara 261 amlett, Patrick 261 aordano, Brian 186,187,261 Glass, Alison 91 Glave, Michael 261 Gleim, Laura 261 Glennan, Sean 261 Go, Steve 191 Goberman, Katherine 261 Godlewski , Emily 26 1 Cjoepfrice, Lisa 69 Goes, Ryan 90 Goett, David 261 Goetd, Christopher 60, 261 Goetz,Jack 180 Gob, Soek Leng 262 Goldthvvaite, Kevin 151, 262 Gomez, Cassandra 262 Gomsak, Christopher 262 Gomsak, Kirk 262 Cxinsalves, Nicole 68 Gonzalez, Melody 262 Gooch,Kilev 175 Goolsby.Mike 137,139 Gorman, Emily 262 Gomian, Thomas 262 Gomick, Hiuinah 262 Gorski, Emily 76 Goryivski, Robert 262 Gossett, Katrina 74 Gott, Allison 92,262 Gourley, X ' illlam 262 Gowan, Meghan 74 aaebner, Jeffrey 262 aaf , Carrie 262 aah;mi, Christine 74 a-aliam, Joseph 262 Graham, Kayla 1 74 Graliam, Kristin 79 aaham, Lou 51 Cjraham, Peter 191,262 aeunatino, Jake 262 aanquist, Derek 92 aant.Ryan 132,134,136,140 Grattan, Courtney 262 Grau,Andy 209 aay, Benjanwi 262 aay, Breona 167 aazette, Athalia 262 aeane ' ,John 186 aeen, Nicholas 262 aeenberg, Ryan 262 acene, Sarah 85 aeenwell, Kate 262 aegg, EUice 68 aegoricka, Lesle ' 262 aei we, Justin 263 aennan, David 263 Griewd, Don 204 aobe, Allison 263 aove, Rebecca 175 aow, Michael 263 Grubb, Geoffrey- 263 Grundy, Brian 263 Grunewald, L Tidse ' 263 Gtuzs,J. Liam 145,263 Guamier, Bryan 176 Guerrieri, NX ' illiam 263 Guest, Mark 263 Guiltinan, Patrick 263 Guimaraes, . ' my 263 Guimaraes, Erin 264 Guinn, Ashley 264 Guintu, Joseph 264 Gunn,Tiffanv 197,264 Gunnarsdotrir, Gudrun 148,264 Gustafson, Scott 1 59 Gutierrez, Carlos 264 Gutierrez, agi 95 aiycr, Mer ' l 264 Guzman, Patncia 264 H Haas, Kevin 264 Habeeb, Chrissy 264 Hackett, Nicholas 87,264 Haddxk,Luis 190,191 Hadlc ' ,John 264 Hagan, Qaire 264,323 Hagan, Jennifer 264 Hagan Jr., Brian 264 Hagert ' , John Michael 264 Hagerty, Mike 186 Hagmmm, Joseph 180 H;ihn, Nicholas 265 Haines, Jainettc 88,147,265 Haislup, Qirisrine 265 Hale, Christopher 265 H ilLDcmcmus 265 Hall, Jennifer 265 H;ill, Philip 74,265 Hall,S;irah 68 H;ill, Windsor Paige 265 Hallcv, D.inicl 265 Halls, Justin 265 Haliximy, S;irah 148,265 Halivr, Alexis 265 Hal -ors in, Bnuinon 186 Hamburger, John 265 Hammer, Qmstopher 265 Hammer, Eliziteh 265 Hammond, Liura 265 Han;ish, .Adel 109 Hmiey, Benjamin 265 Hmks, Keni 148 H;u ' inat;ui, Erin 120 H;uisai, Briiui 265 Hiinsai, acg 93 Himsen, Naomi 82 Haivscn, Teresa Anne Helene 265 Hardt, Kevin 265 Hardy, Jonathon 265 Harkins, Corey 219 Harldns, Michael 265 Hamion.Kendra 265 Hame -, Megan 265 Harrig, Pete 209 Harrington, Bridget 266 Harrington, John 266 Harris, Christopher 66, 266 Harris, Joe 72 Harris, Matthew 266 Hanis,MeUssa 235,266,351 Hart, Anne Marie 266 Hart, Brian 266 Hart, John 266 Hartmann, Elizabeth 266 Hartmann, Liz 185 Harty, James 266 Harry, Margaret 36,266,299, 351 Harvev ' , Steve 95 Harwood, Keith 266 Hastings, John 266 Hatten.Ben 191 Hattrup, Maureen 108,266 Haught, Jacob 266 Haviland, .Ashley 266 Haydon, Brent 266 Hayes, Patrick 266 Hayes, Suzie 161 Hiizen, Robbie 224 Head, Sally 83 Healey, Georgia 266 Healey,Mike 74 Healy, Thomas 266 Heap, Jacqueline 266 Heath, Stephanie 266 Heaton, Qiase 266 Heherle, Blake 266 Heck, Christopher 267 Hedge, Knjpa 93 Hedges, Bnan 94.95 Heffeman, Alissa 267 Hegeman , Devon 1 7 1 , 267 Heieck, Joseph 267 Heilmann, LHane 267 Heinimaim, Brian 267 Heinric, Brittny 76 Heinritz, L avid 267 Heintzman, Ellen 1 56 Heisner, Jimmy 144 HeisseLJenni 90 Hellning, Leigh 94 Helmig.Kara 191 Hencb, Kane 267 Haiderson, John 92 Hendnx, Limine 267 Heneber -, Dan 95 Henebry, .Andrew 267 Henesy, aegory 267 Henic;m, Meg 156 Henise ' , Kenneth 267 Henkel, Kristin 268 Hennig,Jeff 87 Heaschcn, Qiristopher 328 Haitges, Meli.s.s;i 268 Herickhoff , Girl 87,268 Hem uulez, . ' nna M;uia 94 Heni;indez, Qiristien 87,268 Hemiindez,aida 69 Hernandez, Javier 69,71 Hem;uidez, Jesus 328 1 IcmJui, D.inicllc 1 56 Hernke, Patrick 268 Hcs;uio, Bri;ui 268 HcsKirHh, Elbaheth 83 Hcskotli, Aiithimy 268 Hcsiuoiki, Katlimi 268 Hettcl, Christina 268 Hcttlcr,Jt«fph 268 Heuer, Skinnon 268 Hewctt.niilip 268 Hevduciller. Mar%- 268 Ht-Ncrdilil, ianih 268 HiMJolm 268 Hicke , Daniel 186 Hicb, Phil 95 HiJaka.PauI 191 HicDav, Kimherlv 269 Hijjgins, Adam 78 Higgins, Bridget 188 Higgins, Patrick 269 High.Chnstopher 151,269 Hile, Stephanie 73 Hill. Stephanie 269 Hcxhstedler, .Andrew 269 Hiieck, Lauren 269 Hoelmer, Kirsten 269 Hoelscher, Kevin 71 Hoene, .Andrew 269 Hoeplinger, Stephen 74, 269 Hoffman, Lauren 92 Hoffmann, .-Amelia 269 Hoipkemier. Qaire 269 Holcomh, Kelly 269 Holland, .Alexandra 269 HoUihan, Brandon 269,311 HoUon, Christ 72 Holmes, Patrick 269 Holo vat j, .Alexandra 79 Hommel, Graham 94 Haxiecheck, Kathryn 92 Hooks, Jennifer 269 Hooper-Yan, X ' anessa 95 Hoover, Qiristina 269 Hoover, Kane-Rose 74 Htxiver, Luke 144, 145 Hopson, Kristen 188 Horgan, Chelsea 85 Horn, Thomas 269 Homacek, Debbie 79 Home, Laura 72 Houberg, Sara Jane 68 Houghton, .Amv 27 Houlahan, Shawn 269 Houlihan, Matthew 269 Housing , Erin 178 Houston, Eric 269 Howald, Emily 269 Howard, Greg 180,181 How d,Mar - 269 Howard I ' , George 269 Howe. Emily 270 Howell, Matt 186 Howell, Tiffany 270 Ho t,. Andrew 67,270 Ho t, Chnstopher 270 Hristov, Hristo 270 Hristo -a,Pet ' a 87,270 Hronick, Andrew 270 Hu,Pt g - 270 Hua, Benson 87,270 HubKird.Jusdn 83,270 Hubschmann, Brian 186, 187 Huddle, Molly 196 Hufnagle, Gessica 185 Hughes, Brien 270 Hughes, Jake 93 Hughes, John 270 Huiras,Nikki 77 HullPamck 270 HumMdt, Leslie 270 Huml,G«hv 69 Hunil,Tmiothy 270 Hunn, Joshua 270 Huon.Hen-e 270 HusTiicum, Polly 270 Hyde, James 89,270 H Ties, Megan 270 I lafigliola, Ryan 79 larocci, Emily 270 larocd, MoUy 148 Ibarra, Ana 270 ItBen,Cole 158 lca;a,Rov 270 Idowu, Dennis 270 Ingulsrud, Eric 147 Ir Tne, Melanie 271 twin, Cor - 271 Irwin, Grant 1 16 Isban.Cble 159 Iselin, Mike 271 Isenberg, .Amy 271 Israel, Maureen 271 Israel, Omari 162 Ist -an, .Adam 66,67,271 Ivers, Matthew 271 J lackson.John 271 lackson, Marcus 81 lackson, Preston 138 acob, Seethal 271 acobs.Paul 119 agodianski, Matthew 271 ahr, Jonathan 271 ain, Sumeet 271 akubowski, A. Meredith 272 iames, Stephen 272 (anesheski, .Angela 272 lannaiB, Anthony 272 lanus:, Allison 272 laquish, Carissa 185 larred, .Aubrev ' 68 ar TS, Chris 186 ayamaha, Don 79 ledrkowiak, Jakub 180 leffers, Jennifer 272 leffrey, Rand - 93 lefscn, Pamela 86 lenista, Mike 143 lennings, Susan 79, 272 lensen, Patrick 272 lenti, Mary- Ann 86,87,272 lianas, Courtney- 79,272 loehl.Jill 272 lohn, Sangita 272 lohnson, Daniel 272 lohnson, Ellen 174 lohnson. Grant 183 lohnson, Julie 272 lohnson, Lindsay 272 lohnson, Michael 272 bice, Paul 47 lolitr. Brad 94, 275 lones, Ashley- 148 Jones, L nid 273 Jones, Eli::;ibeth 27 Jones, Kyle 273 Jones, Meghan 273 Jones, Reagan 273 Jones, Tyler 183 Jordan , Gene ieve 1 1 4 Joyce, Kathleen 273 K K.iA) T, .Alexis 273 Kadera, Bnan 273 Kane, Erica 273 Kane, Paul 79 Kane, Theresa 80 Kapida, Dan 183 Katas, Lauren 148 KaroKMagda 78 Karpowic;, Michael 273 Kanveck,Matt 186 Kaufmann, .Adam 273 Kaup, Jonathan 273 Kavene -, John 273 Kazmien;ak,Jill 273 Keagan,Jainy 86 Keame ' , Helen 328 Keame -,John 71 Keame -, Kevin 273 Keams, M han 273 KecUes-.Rvan 191 Keenan, Chris 93 Kelbles ' , Lauren 156 Keller, John 93 Kelley, Brennan 273 KeUey, Qaire 273 Kelle -, Laura 125 Kellev-, Liz 91 Kellev, Rachel 274 Kellner,Paul 274 Kelly, Christopher 74,274 Kemp, Rachel 274 Kenkel, Qaire 274 Kenna, Andrew 274 Kennedy-, een 76,274 Kennedv, Erin 274 Kennedy A ' illafane, Nicole 274 Kenne ' , KC 76 Kenney, Kevin 274 Kenney, Meredith 274 Kem, Amy 274 Kem.W ' iUiam 274 Kemich, Dana 274 Ketterhagen, Eli:abeth 92,201, 274 Kettler, Steven 274 Ke -, Colleen 91 Ke -,Gresham 68 Ke -, Kathleen 274 Khan,Saira 274 KUk um, KerT 83,92 Kilclme, Elirabeth 274 Kilclme, Kathleen 274 Killeen, Katie 188 Kilroy, James 274 Kilway n,Ra Tnond 274 Kim, Patricia 274 Kim, Paula 108 Kimbuende, Eric 224 Kimmins, Heather 274 Kincaid, Kasey 79 Kincaid, Kathleen 275 King,Barr - 191 King, Lauren 196,275 King, Mike 158,159 Kingery, Jason 275 Kiiigsbur ' , Kelly 80 Kinner, Kathr T 275 Kinnier, Kathryn 275 Kinnik, Andrea 188,189 Kin.sella, Matthew- 55,67,275 Kinsman, Lauren 275 Kirk.Jami 212,275 Kirkconnell, John-Michael 76, 221,275 Kirsh, Michael 275 Kish,Jeff 91,275 Klauer, Daniel 159 Klein, Jeremy 80 Klem, Kevin 275 Klima.JiU 276 Klmgler, Jonathan 89 Knauf,John 276 Kneller.Seth 276 Knesek, Michael 328 Knorr, Kathnn 276 Knuesel, Robert 276 Kocamik, Jonathan 276 Koegel, Chris 276 Koehler, Michael 328 Koellner, Kathryn 276 Koger, .Ashlev- 276 Kogge, Timothy 276 KohlerJr.,Jeffen ' 276 Kohli, Kriti 276 Kohout,Courtne ' 276 Kohrt, Bradley 276 Kolar, Lisa 276 Kolf , Monica 277 Kolman-Mandle, Nicholas 74, 277 Koltay, Nicholas 277 Konecki, Graham 277 Konemian, Matthew 79, 277 Kong, Hanna 77 Kopac:, MoUy 277 Koprowski, Mike 92 Koralewski, Jason 145,277 Koranda, Katherine 277 Kosman, Kenneth 277 Kou, Mariana 277 Kovacik, Vlary 277 Kowalski, Andrew 143 KozeUchki, Chris 104 Kozlow, Li; 66 Krakowski, Frank 277 Krasula, Meghan 277 Krcmaric, Kathleen 79 Kreinest, Deanna 277 Kremaric, Christopher 277 Krenn, James 277,299 Krisciunas, Emily 72 Krivacek,Jill 148 Krivickas, Justin 277 Kroeger, Molly 277,291 Krummenacher, Tyler 186,277 Kruse, .Anna 277 Kn-czalo, .Alicja 178,179,277 Kuberka, Beth 79, 277 Kuck, David 277 Kuczora, Matthew 277 Kuhl,Gregor ' 278 Kulkoski, Grace 278 Kumar, Ishira 107 Kung, Kenny 278 Kurcak, Michelle 80, 83 Kumiawan, Astrid 278 Kurowski, Kathleen 278 Kurn, Will 90 Kur:,Rob 162 Kusper, Brian 278 Kutzley, Rachel 278 Kwok, Cheuk Yan 278 L ' Heureux, Dan 147 LaBeUe, Julie 278 Laboe, Kristen 29 Lacayo, Laura 106, 278 Laeuchli, Jesse 180 Laf a ve, Matthew 278 Laframboise, Danielle 278 Lagos, Christopher 84,278 Lam, Anscti 85, 143 Lam, Arthur 180 Lam, Catherine 278 Lamb, G avin 278 Lampe, Hissa 278 Landgraf,Jocelyn 178,278 Landsberg, Kathr Ti 92,278 Lang, Cameron 278 Langenkamp, Eric 191 Langton, Reed 278 Lao, Jeremy 278 Lapira.Joe 151 LaPlante, Katharine 278 Lappia, Isaac 74 Lara, Sebastian 31 Lare, Courtney 82 Larew, James 218 Larkin, Frands 278 Larson, Rachael 278 Laskasky, Katie 279 Laski, Gregory 279 Laski,Mar - 279 Latimore, Dennis 162, 163 Lau, Jessica 68 Lau, Jonathan 279 Lauck, Melanie 279 Lauck, Sara 279 Lauducci, Thomas 279 Lauer, Annie 68 Lauer, Stephanie 74, 90 Laughlin, Katie 279 Laux,Cole 279 Laux, Meredith 1 19 LaVere, Courtney 166, 167 La Verne, Catalina 279 Lawler, Karen 279 Lawler, Katherine 279 Lawless, Meghan 280 Lawlor, Catherine 36, 280, 299 LawTence, Veronica 280 Laws, Jason 67,72,180 Lawton, .Andy ' 80 Le,Thuong 280 Leader, Breanna 95 Leal, Ricky 73, 74 Lean-, Kevin 280 Lean ' , Kristen 280 LeQere, Kyle 280 Ledet, Emily 92 Lee, Jane 160,161 Lee, Margaret 36, 280 Lee, Sang Yup 280 Leeman, Brad 280 Leicht.Kevm 280 Ldmkuehler, William 94,280 hdex. f esi Ldsinger, Jonathan 280 Leito, James 66 Lem, Philip 280 Lemmon, Alissa 280 Lenderts, Susan 280 Lenn, Mallorie 185 Lenz, Tyler 281 Leonardo, Diana 281 Lerum, Eddie H, 84, 143 Lescanic, Nicholas 281 Lesiak , Alex 28 1 Lesko, Lindsay 92 Leslie, Caylan 193 Lethert, Carolyn 281 Leton, Gabriel 281 Lett, Carrie 281 Leukarn, Mike 147 Leung, Ryan 281 Lewis, Christine 95 Lewis, David 79 Lewis, Julie 92,93 Leys, Stephen 281 Lezynski, Siobhan 42 Liamzon, Corinne 281 Lichtenherg, Lindsay 281 Liehcnauer, Jennifer 281 Lies, Mitchell 281 Lilly, Matthew 281 Lima, Igor 281 Lin, John 71 Linder, Jennifer 281 Lindle ' , Margaret 100 Lindsey, Katherine 281 Lindsley, Joseph 281 Linhives, Katie 188 Liong, Chewy 74 Lira,Aquiles 281 Lisman, Michael 281 Liu, Sarah 85 Liva.Bill 186 Lx;ke, Kevin 281 Lockhart, Dan 71 Loftus, Henry 281 Logan, Bryan 281 Lohmeyer, Nath;in 281 Lomhardi, Lisa 188,282 LtiiTibardi, Michelle 95 Long,J.B. 282 Loo, Liz 66,84 Lcximan, Elizabeth 282 Lximis, Emily 156 Lopez, Greg 183 Lopez, Janice 282 Lopez, William 282 Lopresto, Gina 85,282 Lirenzen, Kim 148, 149 Loria, Kevin 282 Lotta, Karen 161,282 Loughrey, Galen 282 Lovell, Matthew 282 Low, Qgi 86 Liwe, Justin 79 Liwenberg, Shane 282 Lowery, Bryan 74 Lozar, Matthew 282 Lu, Ronica 84 Lucas, Meredith 282 Luccro, Joseph 282 Luecht, Jason 282 Luegers, Kara 282 Luehni, Kristy 92 a Index Lueken, Mary Ann 282 Luft, Darren 282 Luijckx, Marie-Christine 282 Luna, Miguel 282 Lund, Michael 282 Lungren, Alana 94 Lunsford, Paul 282 Lussier, Megan 86 Lydon, Lauren 144 Lwch, Brendan 63,98,235, 282,350 Lynch, Stephen 282 Lynn, Andrew 68 Lyons, Anita 80 M MacKay, Andrew 177 MacRandall, Lindsay 283 Macn,Matt 183 MacSvvain, Ryan 235 Madden, Moira 1 , 350 Mader, Christopher 283 Madia , Stephanie 153 Magee, Andrew 88 Magee, Patrick 283 Magjuka , Marianne 283 Magno, Eileen 283 Maher,Robby 91 Mahomes, Tiffanne 283 Mahoney, Anne 94 Mahone ' , Peter 283 Mai,Enn 283 Malakoff, Matthew 186, 283 Malik, Aman 283 Malik, Swan 283 Mallahan, Colleen 74 Manahan, Jennifer 283 Mangan, Erin 284 Manning, Maggie 148 Manning, Michael 284 Mannion, Brenna 74 Manship.Jeff 183 March, Whitney 284 Marchal.Beth 66 M;ircuccili, Kristin 69 Marcuccilli, Kristin 284 Marek, Bryan 92 Marett, Christopher 284 Marino, Mark 284 Markovich, Nicholas 284 Marks, Rebecca 284 Marley, Benj;iniin 284 Mamell, Mart 79 Mamell.Marta 284 M;irque:, Kelly 284 Marquis, Anthony 284 Miura.Will 209 Marts, Laura 74 Marsh, Mariah 284 Marshall, Josc-ph 284 Marshall, Mike 67 Marshall, Ryiin 284 Marshall, Stefanie 285 Marshall, Stephanie 79 Martin, Bri;ui 72 Marrin, Erica 285 M;irrin,Kurt 151 Martin, Margaret 285 Marrin, Meghiin 285 Martin, Nicholas 285 Marrin, Scott 92 M;irtin, Steven 285 Marrinez, Lizett 285 Marvin, Katy 143 Marx, Erin 285 Marx, Justin 285 Marzo, Christina 84 Mason, Amy 186 Masse, Bnan 285,300,311 Masse, Shannon 83, 285 Masserer, Johannes 180 Masters, A. Robert 76,285 Masterson, Chris 186 Matarazzo, Frank 186,285 Mathews, Marissa 285 Mathur, Sonali 285 Matteo, Tripp 93 Matteson, Geoffrey 285 Matthews, Taylor 186,285 Mattingly, Stephen 285 Matus, Abagail 88,285 Matusiak, Patricia 108 Matuick.Kelsi 285 Matvvick,Keri 285 Maul, Leslie 285 Maurer, Brigette 285 Mauro.John 285 Mauro,Phil 95,100 May, Katherine 86,286 May, Lindsay 94, 95 Mayer, Jenny 92 Mays, Corey 286 Mayus, Melissa 286 Mbaqwu, Godwin 195 McAdams, Erin 78 McAdams, Jacqueline 286 McBride, Andrew 286 McCall, Meghan 78,286 McCammack, Kevin 37 McCarthy, Kateri 286 McCarthy, Kevin 286 McCarthy, Mary 286 McCarifiy,Pat 235 McCarthy, Patrick 286 McClain-Duer, Trevor 286 McClenton, Vance 286, 295 McQinnell, Anthony 286 McConnell, Matthew 286 McConnell, Sean 286 McQmville, Francis 286 McCoppin, Frances 286 McCormack, Michael 286 McComiick, Casey 66,67,98, 286 McQimiick, Megan 286 McCbrry, Elizabedi 328 McCotter, QiUeai 1 7 1 McQjy, Erin 286 McGiy, Kathleen 286 McCusket , Michael 286 McDevitt.Giry 51 McDonald, Brian 93 McL " Xinough, Annemarie 286 McDiug.ill.Shaun 287 McElligott, Britni 92 McElroy, Julie 156 McHwee, Maryanne 287 McEvoy-Hein, Bridget 287 McFadden, Bridget 287 McGeeney, Githerine 89 McCicency, Justin 151 McGhee, James 287 McChnlcy, Giidin 287 McCrinley, Mike 66,67 Mc( Jinn , Maggie 1 4 3 McCHviie ' , Tliomas 287 McGonigle, Shiumon 36, 63, 287 McGowan, Dave 67 McGowan, Michael 287 McGowan, Paul 287 McGrady, Girolyn 287,351 McGrady, Melissa 287 McGrady, Mike 79 McGradi, Anne 288 Mc ath,Mary 188 McGuckin, Katie 72 McGuire, Daniel 288 McGurt ' , Katherine 288 McHugh, Brendan 66 McHugh, Patrick 288 Mclnemey, Mary 288 Mcintosh, Gina 288 Mclver, Rich 98 McKay, Courtney 93 McKelvn, Leah 288 McKenzie, Timothy 288 McKeown, Karie 288 McKinney, Vincent 288 McKnight, Rhema 137 McLiughlin, Jason 288 McLean, G)ry 288 McMalion, Ryan 288 McManus, Shannon 92 McMarrow, Patrick 92 McMichael, Carl 78 McMillin, Amber 148 McMorrow, Patnck 81,288 McNally.TJ. 180 McNaly, Bobbys 191 McNamara, James 288 McNamara, Michael 288 McQuillan, Patrick 289 McRoskey, Brian 289 McSorley, William 289 McSwain, Daniel 89,289 McWilliiims, Melissa 200, 289 Mead, Joseph 289 Meagher, Kerry 289 Mechenbier, Meredith 289 Meckley, Melinda 289 Medek,Sara 95 Molina, Feliz 289 Medina, Ruben 289 Mcxlltxrk, A;iron 289 Medrick, Eddie 143 Meeh;in, Giroline 289 Mech;in,Mary 289 Megna.Tony 150,151 Melly, Elizabeth 289 Melone, Courtney 289 Mendes, Nicole 289 Mende:,Sole 289 Maidoza, Alissa 289 Maiyard, Yolaine 289 Mercante, David 289 Mericsko, Gregory 289 Mcrusi, Ashley 289 Meskill, Christopher 74 Messing, Anne 289 Meszaros, Kristina 290 Methuiy, Ryiin 89 Meyet , Ciiss:indra 290 Meyer, Erik;i 7 ' - Meyer, Nina 116 Miiinecki, Liurel 290 Michaud, Jusrin 151 Micbels, Allison 290 Mickel.Palnck 290 MidJetoii, Kellie 185 Mierenf eld, Elizabeth 351 Mikicic, Nicole 290 Mikolajczyk, Adam 79 Mikos, Michelle 290 Mikula,Jess 188 Mil;in, James 290 Milbum, Anna Kate 290 Milder, Robert 290 MiUar, David 290 Miller, Charles 290 Miller, Jude 51 Miller, Kimberly 290 Miller, Lindsay 290 Miller, Margie 290 Miller, Mark 290 Miller, Ryan 151 Miller, Steve 67 Miller-Lemon, Julia 290 Miller-McGraw, Angela 82 Milligan, James 290 Milliron, Christopher 290 Mineburg, R Lin 290 Miner, Molly 188 Mingione, Christine 290 Minondo, Maria 290 Mirshak,Jaseph 290 Mitchell, Darin 290 Mitsch,Jane 291 Moble ' ,Todd 195 Mohan, Shannon 291 Mohr,Brcxike 143 Moiani, James 291 Moisan, Dave 176 Moisan, David 291 Moli nari, Morgan 188 Moller, Nicholas 81,92,291 Molyneux, Matt 88 Monaco, Nathan 78, 79 Monaco, Vincent 291 Monasterio, Francis 291 Monger, Eric 291 Monk.Jared 291 Monrtx;, Maria 291 Monteleone, Elizabeth 291 Montero, Alicia 291 Mt»ney, Christopher 292 Mixiney, Matthew 292 Moore, John 188 Moore, Kimberly 292 Moore, Laurie 67,292 Morales, Eddie 292 Mor;in, Erin 292 Moran, James 292 Monui, Melinda 292 Mordon-McComhs, Sarah 84 Morgan, Jonathan 292 Morgiin, M;irg;iret 292 Morgan, Rita 94 Mori, Yuko 85 Morin.Eric 162,292 Morin, Lericia 292 Mork, David 68 Morrison, Anne 89 Morrison, Eric 292 Morrison , James 1 86 , 292 Mortell, Kelly 292 Mortimer, Avery 95 MorKfli, Russell l ' Morton, Ryan 243 M( sby-Hollow-ay, C ' harec 293 Mass, Phil 95,100 Mousinho, John 151 Mucchetri,Tom 74 Mueller, F ic 145,162,293 Muenzer,Kate 147 Mulcahy.Katlirvii 293 Mulcame, Tom 79,114 Muinur.Jiihn 186 Multdrd, CVcn 186 Mulhall.Rrum 295 MulhollaiiJ, Erin 67 Muller. Tiffany 178,293 Mulligm.Ann 293 Mullin.Jcff 66,67 Miilvahilljohn 79 MulvLiney, Maureen 145,293 Muncc, Marisa 293 Murillo, Amanda 293 Murphy, Allistin 293 Murj hv, Beth 74 Murphy, Brian 151,293 Murphy, Christopher 162,293 Murphy, Eamon 180 Murphy, Hi:aheth 293 Murph ' . Karie 86 Murphy, Katy 90,91 Murphy, Meghan 188 Murphy, Patrick 293,323 Murphy, Robert 79,293 Murphy, Sean 72 Murray, Caroline 77 Murray, Tim 183 Muscolino, .Mlison 72 Musica, Kathryn 293 N Nagel.PhMlip 293 Naimoli, Lindsey ' 293 Nakamoto, Andrew 293 Nakazaki, Noriko 161 Nanagas, Vivian 80 Natzke, Brenda 293 Naughton, Cailin 92 Nava,Joe 80 Nealon, Tatiana 293 Nedderman, Leah 1 56, 294 Negret, Daniel 106 Neighbours, Emily 193 Nelson, Jamie 294 Nelson, Kelly 69,193,294 Nerlinger, Abby 294 Nettey.Alex 183 Newell, Michael 294 Ngo, Tanya 84 Nguyen, Dan 77 Ni,Ting 85 Nicholson, Brian 218 Nickels, Andrew 294 Nickol,Ben 162 Nickol, Joseph 294 Nienaber, Katherine 108,294 NieselChns 183 Nieves, Matthew 294 Nilan, Laura 83,294 Niou, Vincent 85 Nishizuka, Reid 294 Nitz.Enc 294 Nix, Mathew 294 Noble, Patrick 225 Nokes, Jennifer 271,294 Nolan, Emily 294 Nolan, Maggie 294 Norman, Nate 151 Noronha,Maya 267,294 Norton, Kieran 94 Noujaim, Danielle 294 Novario, Maggie 294 NovicMia 188 Novomey, Tliercsa 294 Nuelle, Qayton 294 Nuno, Margarita 294 Numdcan, Selim 195,294 Nyerges, Matthew 294 o O ' Bnen, Bridget 295 O ' Brien, Qiitlin 79,295 O ' Bnen, Daniel 295 O ' Brien, John 295 O ' Brien, Mike 72 O ' Qinnell, James 295 O ' CbnnelLKarie 74,75 O ' Connell, Maggie 82 O ' Connell , Margaret 295 O ' Connor, Ben 295 O ' Connor, Brendan 295 O ' Connor, Gwa 295 O ' Connor, Kcutlin 72,105 O ' Connor, Lauren 295 O ' Donnell, Ashlee 295 O ' Donnell, Qilleen 295 O ' Donnell, Sean 154,155,296 O ' Donoghue, Megan 69 O ' DnscoU, Darnel 296 O ' Gorman, Julianne 296 O ' Hagan, Qileen 86,87,93 O ' Hara, Megan 296 O ' Keefe, Ashley 79 O ' Keefe, Collin 296 O ' Keefe, Conner 296 O ' Keefe, Meghan 296 O ' Keefe, Patrick 296 O ' Keeffe, Colleen 296 O ' Leary, Kevin 296 O ' Meara, Matthias 296 O ' Neill, Brendan 328 0 ' NeiU,Jake 93 0 ' NeiU,Kevan 328 O ' NeiU, Patrick 93 O ' Rourke, Matt 144 O ' Shaughnessy, Megan 188 O ' Shea, Robjrt 328 O ' Sullivan, Katie 32,73,296 O ' Sullivan, Kevin 89 OToole, Patnck 186 Obermeyer, Ryan 296 Oherst, Caidin 296 Obregon, Gabby 143 Odelson, Joshua 296 Oh,Jeong-Min 296 Ohlenforst, Lauren 297 Okos,Sara 328 Olinger, Gerry 45 Olsen, Colleen 297 Olson, David 297,299 Olson, Luke 117 Olvey.Derik 183 Onstad, Katherine 297 Onstad, Katie 79 Oppel, Justin 194 Orenchuk, Christopher 297 Orlando, Amy 178 Oro-co, Nicole 297 Orr,Kaki 188 Ortiz, AnaMane 74,297 Osadebay.Janelie 79,297 Osbom, Grant 147 Osborne, James 72 Osbum, David 297 Osterhage, Jennifer 74, 297 Osterholz, Katherine 297 Ott.Liura 92,328 Ottcn, Kathleen 86 Otto, Michelle 297 Ourada, Rachel 297 C .ven,AbK 188, 189 P Padberg.Matt 297 Padiila, Maria 297 Padjen, Amy 297 Paietta, Rachel 102 Paige, Jason 172, 173 Paladino, Mar ' 74 Paladino, Mar,- Emily 297 Pallardy , Jacqueline 297 Palmby, Wyetta 297 Palmer, Christian 297 Palmer, John 297 Palmer, Ryan 87,297 Palmer-Biill, Matthew 297 Pambianco, Victoria 297 Pan, Shiao-Pei 298 Pandya, Sujal 66, 67 Pangilinan, Andrew 87 Panos, Steve 186 Panos, Victor 298 Pan tony, Ralph 92 Pandca, Timothy 298 Paprocld, Matthew 224 Paquette, Courtney 298 Parietti,Ryan 144 Park, Lucy 298 Park, Se 298 Parker, Nicole 298 Parkes, William 60,298 Parsons, Ryan 298 Parziale, Daniel 298 Pasquesi , Josh 66 , 67 Patel,Archita 72 Pamcoski,Matt 50,74,298 Patzer, Mary Martha 298 Paulson, Sarah 73,298 Paulus, Kathr n 99,271,298 Pauly, Greg 1 36 Pawlewic: , Hannah 298 Payne, Joseph 94,298 Payne, MoUy 298 Peacher, Jorge Javier 298 Peacock, Jane 147 Pearce, Elijah 92 Pearce, Julie 66 Pearol, Sean 95 Peck, Billy 144 Peckels, Eddie 159 Peckins,Amy 298 Peer, Catherine 298 Peller, Cynthia 298 Pelligra, Stephanie 66,95 Paia, Ruben 298 Peppier, Tori 298 Perea, Susana 298 Perez, Isabella 299 Perez-Stable, Sarah 299 Petcoff, Mick 186 Peters, Drew- 186 Peterson, Amy 299 Peterson, Daniel 299 Peterson, Kristen 299 Peterson, Steven 299 Petrella, Nicholas 299 Petrucci, Eric 71 Petterson, Leif 94 Peveler, Laura 80 Phillips, Enn 299 Racine, Nathaniel 301 Phillips, Nicole 1,99,299 Rackish, Caitlin 74, 301 Phipps, Kevin 299 Radigan, Elcigh 301 Phipps, Matt 143 Radkowski, Paul 301 Picon, Kiirrina 299 Raeder,Troy 301 Pierson, Maggie 299 Raff, Tom 221 Pietrzak, Millian 68 Ragsdale, Michael 301 Pikncr, Teresa 81,300 Raih,Anne 302 Pillai,Kiran 300 Rainey, Lewis Burke 302 Pilloni, Jamie 300 Rajec, Lucia 99,302 Pimentel-Quinon, Jacqueline Rak,Kacey 302 300 Raley, Richard 302 Pinnick, Susan 148 Rallo,Joey 186 Pirozzi, Kelly 79 Ramanan, Vijay 66 Fiscal, Hayden 95 RamKi, Becky 95 PkmLilp, Beth 74 Ramirez, Chnstopher 302 Planicka, Christopher 300 Ramirez, Sara 302 Poehlman, Lesley 300 Ramkumar, Nalin 302 Poell,Da id 74 Ramos, James 79 Poetzinger, Matthew 300 Ramos, Rachel 68,146,147, Pogge,Gilin 71,235,300 302 Poholek, Catherii-ie 300 Randall, Jeffrey 302 Pohoiek, Katie 50,98 Randall, Joyce 66 Polanco, Aaron 136 Rao, Mary 302 Polczynski, Ellen 300 Rapagnani, Nicole 302 Polinski, Rachel 300 Rarick,A;u-on 302 Polk, Amanda 171 Raschke, Nathan 302 Polk, Lucius 186 Ravasio, Lucianna 79 Polowski, Theresa 103 Ray, Derek 302 Pomerenke, Joe 60 Rayam, Courtney 147 Pomerenke, Joseph 300 Read,Shantha 82 Pongetti,Karfierine 86 Ready, Shantha 302 Pontzer, Nicholas 300 Real, Monica 178 Popek, Sarah 300 Rector, Reid 302 Popit, Kevin 300 Redduig, Kaitlin 145,302 Porter, Chantal 185 Redenbaugh, David 74 Porvaznik, Erin 74,301 Reed, Lizzie 148 Power, Kara 301 Regan, Melissa 302 Powers, Erik 66,74 Reiff,Amy 302 Powers, Meagan 301 Reindialer, Amy 95 Powers, Susie 167 Reis, Kyle 302 Powers-Neal, Rashon 227 Reis, Nicklaus 302 Prendergast, Mary 301 Reising, Cas ey 143 Presa, Paulina 301 ReUas,Dale 151 Press, Katie 83 Rembold, Jennifer 302 Preston, David 144 RemK-ild, Timodiy 302 Pribaz,Jon 94 Remick, Andrew 91,303 Price, Lauren 301 ReveUe, Stanley 303 Prieto, Lauren 80, 301 Reyes, Danielle 92,303 Privat, Jeannine 301 Reyes, Paul Michael 180,303 Privitera, Laurie 145, 183, 301 Reyes-Mir, Alana 303 Proulx, Andrew 301 Reynolds, Amanda 303 Pro videnza, Valerie 178 Reynolds, Chris 92,93 Pugel, Annie 90 Rhoads,Jaclyn 303 Pung, Michael 301 Ricci, Laura 303 Purcell.Bndget 95 Richard, Jen 92 Purcell, David 27,301 Richards, Abigail 303 Puscas,Alexa 301 Richards, Aine 74 Richards, Jenna 303 | Richardscm, Mike 132,137 Q Richardson, Thomas 71 Qian.YunJi 301 Richert, Melissa 303 Quigley, Kadileen 301 Richez,Chns 186,328 Quigley.Karie 147 Richter.Ana 79 Quigley.Sean 186,301 Richter, Daniel 303 Quinn, Brady 132,139 Richter, Jason 95 Quinn, Chris 162,163 Ricketts, Ry;m 72,79 | Quinn, Courtney 301 Rieck,Adam 304 i Quinn, Jason 72 Riesterer, Fli-abeth 304 j Quinonez, Diego 180 Riffen, Charles 143 j Riffert,JacIyn 82 ■ R J % ■ A r de laiB] Raaf,Thomiis 301 i Si Rigby, Justin 304 Riley, Meghan 304 Ringsred, Patrick 304 Rinner.KIl 71 Rippinger, Thomas 89, 304 Ritter, Molly 69 Rivard, Moly 83 Rizzi.Jared 76,304 Ri2M,Cody 183 Roach, Elizabeth 304 Roach, Lime 304 Roaldi, Michael 304 Robhins.Jeniiy 92 Rober, Daniel 304 Roberts, Charles 304 Robertson, Dan 95 Robins, Matt 68 Robinson, Annie 74,304 Robinson, Kevin 304 Robinson, Patricia 304 Robiivson, Pamck 304 Robinson, Paul 218 Robinson, Scarlett 95 Rochel,Chrissy 305 Rodenbiker, Jesse 92 Rcxigers, eg 158,159 Rodriguez, Anna 178 Rodriguez, Trey 69 Rodriguez, Zeke 305 Roesch, Michael 305 Roffino, Anthony 95,305 Roffman.Jake 305 Rogers, Brianne 305 Rogers, Michelle 305 Rogers, Nicole 305 Rogers, Ryan 305 Rohn.Caitlin 305 Rohrs,Anne 305 Rohrs, Stephanie 86,87,305 Roisum, Michael 305 Rokicki , Qayton 305 Rokosz, Kathryn 305 Roman, Caniien 305 Roman, Corinne 305 Romanchck, James 305 Romanou ' ski , Rya:i 305 Rombaut, Julie 305 Ronan, Mary 305 Ronan, Timothy 305 Roncal.Paul 305 Ronderos, Ian 89 Ronsheim, A;iron 305 R(xinc ' , David 306 Resales, Stephanie 92 Rose, Sean 72,84 Rosebcrry, Sarah 306 Ross, Pamck 306 Rossetti, Nicholas 306 Rotella, Casey 161,306 Rowlands, John 306 Roy, Tim 92 Ruddy, Alison 306 Ruddy, Erica 306 Ruffin, Julie 72 Ruiz,Grisel 306 RuiTisey, Kathryn 306 Rush, Chelsea 306 Russell, Michael 306 Russo, Matt 67 . 72 Ruthrauff , Meagan 185 Rutz, Andrew 306 Index Ryan, Amanda 306 Ryan.Corbett 306 Ryan, Jim 74 Ryan, Katherine 307 Ryan, Matthew 186,307 Ryan, Michael 94, 307 Ryan, Nell 307 Ryckbost, Anne 307 Rycyna, Kevin 307 Rzepka, Steve 143 s SaHoff , Kat 92 Sacasa, Dan 60 Sacasa, Daniel 307 Sadarangani, Sonu 79, 307 Sadoy, Charity 84 Saghafi, Ramin 307 Sajbel, Bntney 78 Salas, Alicia 192,193 Salazar, Federico 159 Salazar, Samantha 307 Sales, Zachary 307 Salmon, David 307 Salvador, Sally 68 Salveson, Peter 307 Salwierak, Stephen 307 Salzler, Gr ory 26,307 Salzmann, Andrew 307 Samaras, TTiomas 307 Samardzija, Jetf 183 Sambus, Michael 307 Samikkannu, Steven 307 Samperton, Corey 188 Sample, Wade 72 Samudio, Gabriel 95 Samudio.Gave 100 Samuel, Gate 72 Samuelson, Bridget 307 Sanchez, Javi 182,183 Sandoval, Stephanie 95 Sandusky, Marco 307 Santillo, Selena 307 Sappey, Kathleen 307 Samecki, Maribeth 92 Sarcx:a, Michael 307 Saurer, Eric 308 Sauter.Tekla 74 Savage, Mary 308 Savage, Molly 90 Savianci, Daniel 308 Sawyer, Andrew 308 Sawyer, Chris 150,151 Saxena, Kunal 308 Sayers, Jennifer 92 Scally, Christopher 108,308 Scaminace, Daniel 308 Scaperlanda, Christopher 108 Scaperlanda-Ruiz, Anamaria 82 Scarlett, Panick 508 SchaahJetY 27 SchaercT, Eiiritjue 308 Scheer, Jenny 145 Schefter, Annie 148 Scheible, Jeffrey 308 Scheidler, Matthew 115,308 Scheldt , Elizak-th 508 Scheller, Randi 148 Schenkel, Chns 84 Schenone, Sanriiigo 308 Schilmoeller.Adam 308 Schmdler, Hcidi 143,308 Schindler, jimmie 508 Schippers, Jorge 151 Schirack, Lindsay 308 Schmidt, Catherine 308 Schmidt, Josh 308 SchiTiidt, Katharine 308 Schmidt, Leslie 94 Schmied, Michael 308 Schmiedebusch, Gwen 308 Schmitt,eizabeth 88,308 Schmuhl, Michael 308 Sclineider, Todd 309 Schnorr, Charles 309 Scholten,Eric 309 Schoonaert, Sara 184,185 Schreck,Tom 71 Schrimpf, Robert 89,92 Schroeder .Nathan 218 Schulte, Emily 309 Schulte, Matthew 309 Schultheis, Brandon 186 Schultheis, Matthew 79 Schulze, Demark 309 Schumacher, jAlex 180 Schumacher, Katie 309 Schuppig,Joe 309 Schuster, Christopher 309 Schuster, Joe 309 Schuster, Katie 143,309 Schwall, Stephen 309 Schwarh, Hillary 95,310 Schwei,Andy 80 Schwinden, Chris 310 Scott, Danrell 67,310 Scott, Henry 310 Scott, Ian 310 Scott, Matthew 190,191 Scovil , Christopher 310 Sears, Jimmy 93 Seath, Will 76 Secor, William 310 Sedun, Catherine 310 Seeberg, Katherine 310 Sekerak, Jean Ann 310 Sellick, Megan 310 Sellinger, Stephanie 310 Seng;il, Rachel 83 Scnkier, Charles 310 Senkier, Chuck 145 Severin, James 186 Sevova, Elitza 310 Shaffer, Lindsay 188,310 Shallcrcxss, Jesse 310 Shanalian, Bart 310 Shaner, Christie 148 Shannon, Eileen 92 Shappell, Lizzi 66 Sharkey, Qilin 310 Shauglwessy, Joseph 310 Shcahan, Brian 310 Shearer, Wilfred 310 Sheehan, Brian 151 ShcehLUi, Qiris 310 Sheeh;in, Erin 510 Sheehan, Michael 310 Sheehan, Sarali 31 1 Sheehan, Tim 145,178,180 Sheehiui, Timothy 511 Sheffield, Sara 311 Shelley, Robert 311 Shelton, Ashley 92 Shelton, Matt 132 Shelton, Matthew 311 She|vrd, Meredith 328 Sherman, Theresa 80 , 3 1 1 Shewakramani, Gautam 311 Shimmin, Donald 311 Shneider, John 77 Short, Chad 311 Short, Meghan 311 Shula, Brian 311 Shula.Drew 311 Shultz, Nicholas 312 Shura, Kerry Van 188 Shustman, Elizabeth 108 Sief ring, Michael 312 Siegwarth.John 71 Sienko, Ryan 328 Sifuentes, Paul 71, 312 Sigsbee, Shane 159 Siller, Rubin 77,312 Silvahoyos, Daniel 312 Silveri, Thomas 312 Simko, Kristen 82,312 Simon, Kelly 148 Simon, Meredith 188 Simp-son, Kendra 312 Simpson, Rashelle 312 Sims, Marty 312 Sinnott , Joseph 312 Sirokmiui, Will 312 Sisk,Zach 183 Sjostrom, Erin 312 Skakun,John 312 Skalski, Linda 312 Skirtich, Katie 85 Slafl a, Matthew 312 Slaieh, Rema 313 Slattery, Elizabeth 313 Small, Jasmine 313 Smith, Caitlin 313 Smith, Casey 328 Smith, Charles 313 Smith, Cole 89 Smith, Derek 313 Smith, Erik 313 Smith, Jamie 144 Smith, Jennifer 193 Smith, Jessica Laine 313 Smith, Justin 76 Smith, Meg 66,67 Smith, Nath;ui 515 Smith, Nicholas 31 5 SiTiith, Perry 313 Smith, Stephanie 82 Smith, Stephen 313 Smith, Yolonda 515 Smither, CJaire 74 Snider, Jaktxia 313 Snixlgrass, Dougliis 313 Snyder, Daric 74 Siyder, L Tek 180,309,313 Siyder, Megiin 86,313 Sobieraj, Michal 180 Sobieralski , Joseph 313 Sofman, Qirolyn 313 Solan, ( ' aihenne 5L5 SJarski, Matthew 513 SoUman, Steve 182 Soltys, Anna 313 Sordi,Qare 313 Sortino, IV.uina 313 Spack, Justin 514 Spatz, Ashton 314 Specht, Elizabeth 314 Spencer, Michael 314 Spicer, Qira 514 Spisak, .Angela ' ■ ' 1 Spittler, John 514 Spokes, Megan 72 Spreitzer, Peter 314 Sprigg, Sean 71, 314 Stafford, Jeffrey 314 Stagni, Joshua 80, 314 Stahl,J.R 186 Staley, Jeremy 314 Stall, Jennifer 79 Stamm , Jessica 3 1 4 Stanga , Angela 3 1 4 Stanton, Gisey 66 Stanton Espinoza, Cecilia 314 Staron, Christopher 314 Stasiuk, Adrianna 156 Stasny, Kristina 193 Steams, Matthew 180 Steele, Latasha 314 Steele, Nicole 90 Stefanski, Ruth 314 Steier, Tony 82 Steinhaeuser, KarstenJ. K. 314 Steinmg, Miirc 79,204,314 Stelloh, Hizabeth 314 Stenftenagel, Andrea 314 Stenglein, Steffiiny 184,185, 314 Stephens, John 151 Stephens , Matdiew 3 1 4 Sterusky, Justin 314 Stetz, Justin 315 Stewart , Alexandra 3 1 5 Stewart, Darius 315 Stewart,Jack 150,151,315 Stewart, Jess 183 Stewart, Katherine 315 Stober, Nicholas 315 Stolz,,Anne 83,315 Stonelake, Timothy 315 Stoner, Sam 74 Stovall, Dana 315 Stovall, Maurice 141 Straka, L miel 186,315 Stramhu , Florian 3 1 5 Straniero, Christine 87, 315 Strathman, Anthony 316 Streit, Jonathan 316 Stnttmatter, Alexiinder 316 Stroncek , Renee 316 Strycker, Paul 316 Stuart, Elbabeth 316 Sturgis, Matthew 316 Sucato, Annelise 316 Sulewski, Daiiiel 516 Sullivan, John 139 Sullivan, Michael 316 Sullivmi, Patrick 316 Sulli -iui, XX ' illumi 186 Sund ' , Jonathan 316 Sunshine , Vanessa 3 1 6 Sustm;m, Elisabeth 316 Sutton, TJuimas 316 Svec,L avid 317 Sv ' etanoff , Wendy 79 Sw-alling, Ry;inn 517 SwiUTson, Eric 317 Swanston, Molly 317 Swartz, Katie 317 Sweeney, Joe 73 Sweeney, Mercxlith 317 Sweigart, Jaseph 317 Swiderski , Jaseph 3 1 7 Sylvester, Tony 144 Szeligowski, Lydia 92 Szwak, Andrew 317 T Tak-r.Murk Tahit, Qirisr - 82 Tahir, Mcghimn 76, U7 Taets, Michclc 317 Tahnia.v eH, Licla 143 TallmaJye, Kathleai 317 TLm.Jrecph 317 Tim, Percival 317 T.incrtxli, Melissa 148 Tapp,RcKx-ca 317 Tarkciuski, Eric 317 Taniow-ski, Eric 317 Tarsha.ainie! 317 Tartaglia, Stephanie 317 Tamd, Ivomie 317 Taruris, AsWey I 56 Tassaro, Elizabeth 317 Tate, Maureen 317 Taylor , Brooke 317 Tavlor, Hallie 317 Tev-lesco, Lyiin 318 Tefel, Elizabeth 318 Teigen, Megan 72 Tennant , Michael 47,318 Tenner, Natalie 178,318 Tennerelli, Gina 78 Tainereili, V ' incente 78, 318 Tenmswood, Robert M. H. 318 Terreault, Matthew 77,180 Terschluse, David 318 Test, Marie 318 Teske, Maggie 72 Testa, Jen 91 Testa, Jennifer 84,87,318 Thaman.Joe 183 Tlianer, Nicole 73 Tliaxton, David 93 TTieis, Janette 318 Thibault, Stephanie 318 Thibodeau, John 318 Thomas, Aaron 318 Thomas, Cliris 162,163,165 Thomas, Eve 328 Thomas, Oliver 318 Thomas, Patricia 66 Thtimpson, Catrina 193 Thompson, Christian 193 Thompson, Craig 318 Thompson , Jon Mark 151 Thompson, Kane 67,92,318 Tlioriakson, Kane 148, 149 Thomburgh, Meredith 77,318 Thornton, Tom 183 Tiauphaibul, Murf 90 Tigh, Matthew 318 Till, Lindsay 318 Tilton, Christopher 318 Tito,J.R. 143,318 Tjeder,Jannica 148 Tokan,John 318 Tokin, Christopher 318 Toomey, Mike 90 Topash, Ashley 95 Topper, Molly 318 Torres, Adrian 319 Torres, Cecilia 79 Torres, Gabriel 71,319 Torres, William 319 Torrcjohn 319 Tortorello, Steve 76 Toth, Jonathan 319 Toumayan, Nicolas 87 Toussaint , Rnan M9 Tousseau, Annee 319 Towns, Will 93 Tracy, Bri;in 31 ' - ' Traeger, Qiileai 69,319 Tran, Elizabeth 319 Tran.Van 319 Trappey , Alison 143, 31 ) Traynliam, Allison 320 Tra nuir, Katherine 320 Trejo, Adarely 320 Trevino, Shimnon 144 Trier, David 320 Tristano, Jenny 320 Tritscliler.Jolm 320 Troiipis, Charlotte 320 Truelove, Jeremy 320 Truitt, Lynn 144 Tsipis, Amanda 167 Tsukamaki.Eri 69 Tsukamoto, Heather 328 Tsukuyama, Mari 84 Tuck, Justin 131 Tucker, Brad 66 Tucker, Daniel 320 Tulisiak, Kathiyn 148,320 Tumbaga, Teresa 84, 320 Turcotte, Rachel 320 Turek, Ashley 320 Turner, David 320 Twedell, Sarah 320 Tweed-Kent, Sean 320 Tweneboali, Becky 148 Tyrrell, James 321 u Ude, Michael 83 Uhalde, Timothy 321 Ulm, MacKaizie 89 Umeda, Calvin 84 Lingerer, Emily 321 Updike, John 321 Urquhart, Erin 77, 321 V V ' alderas, Kristin 321 V ' alderrama Lopera, Lucas 321 Valenzuela, Jon 321 Vallarta, Mig uel 321 VaUey, Claire 92 VanLeeuwen, Paul 68,80 Van Gemert, Lisa 321 Van Gessel, Anthony 321 Van Gorder, Robert 321 Van Hettinga, Jennifer 321 Van Oosterhout, K.Aaron 321 VanOrt.Kaleb 154 Van Wyck, Jonathan 321 Varavadekar, Ryan 321 Vargas, Laura 321 Vargas, Neil 321 Varley, Patrick 321 Vasami, Chris 183 Vessel, Brian 321 Vater, Allison 321 Vayhinger, Dayna 321 Vega.Denisse 321 Veihmeyer, Bridget 36, 47 , 98, 321,350 Velasquez, Christina 322 Velez, Adrian 322 Vermeersch, Mark 71 Versagli, Vincent 322 Vervaeke, Marie 66,82 Vezilich, Anne 322 Vicrig, Chris 88 Vieron, Stephanie 322 Vijayaraghavim, Janaki 322 Vila, Fratemo 322 Vilardo,Mark 71 Viiiiini, Christopher 322 Vinalon.Charleen 322 Vincent, Angela 178 Viso,Jose 322 Vissuet, Marco 322 Vogel, Nicholas 322 Vogelheim, Amelia 322 Vogelheim, Julia 51 VoUer, Bradley 322 Vopat, Maria 322 Vos, Carrie 322 Vrahle, Melanie 82 Vranish, Erin 91 Vranish, James 91 w Wack, Rachel 322 Wadkins, Jennifer 74,322 Waggenspack, Courtney 85 Wagner, Christopher 322 Wagner, Katherine 322 Wagner, Kathleen 322 Wahle, Courtney 93 Walioske, Karl 71,322 Waldron.John 322 Walker, Darius 131,133 Walker, Erin 322 Walorski,Ann 323 Walsh, Bnan 108 Walsh, Colleen 178 Walsh, John 323 Walsh, Pat 186 Walter, Rebecca 323 Walters, Becky 103,303 Walters, Max 92,323 Walton, Kerry 178 Walz, Jenny 148 Walz,Lindsey 323 Wanchulak, Brad 323 Wang,Chen-Ti 323 Ward, Elizabeth 323 Ward, James 218 Warner, Matthew 323 Warren, Andrew 323 Wasikowski, Daniel 323 Watkins, Arianne 323 Watson, Daniel 324 Watts, Patrick 324 Wear, Sarah 36,324 Weaver, Benjamin 84, 324 Weaver, Kelly 324 Weber, Carol 324 Weber, Tominy 324 Wehennan, Brian 324 Webster, Elizabeth 153 Webster, Kristin 324 Weese.Anne 324 Weiler, Tara 201 , 324 Weinacht, Clmstopher 79 Weiske, Laurel 324 Weisner, Emily 324 Weiss, Brent 183,324 Welch, Mana 324 Welch, Mar -beth 36 Welch, Molly 324 Weiler, Sean 324 Welsh, John 324 WendeLKathryn 324 Wendler,Eric 71,324 Wenger, Aaron 324 Werner, Nicholas 324 West, Eric 324 Westfall, Nikki 148 Wheeler, Douglas 324 Wheelock,Ci ' iristianne 325 Wliitaker, Kara 325 WHte, Andrew 325 White, Jeremy 325 White, Jessica 325 White, Susan 83 White, Todd 325 VCTiittington, Matt 183 Whyte, Loma 93 Wiborg 72 Wiborg, Leanne 79 Wick, Kara 325 Wicks, Nicole 185,325 Wierema , Jr. , Steve 325 Wiering, Emily 325 Wieser.Dan 60,143,325 Wiggins, Zachariali 328 Wilberg, Dustin 325 Wilcox, Lauren 74 Wiley, Matthew 325 Wilhite, Brian 325 Wilkie, James 325 Wilkins.Qxly 183 Williams, Cara 325 Williams, Rich 66 Williams, Sl-iera 146,147 Williamson, Michelle 68 Williford, Chrissy 143 Waiis,Callie 325 Willoughby, Mary 325 Willy, Christina 325 Wilson, Adam 325 Wilson, Ben 68 Wilson, Jacqueline 325 Wilson, Megan 142,143,325 Wilson, Sarah 325 Wilt,Jonadian 325 Wimp, Shannon 79 Windmiller, Brian 326 Winking, Kyle 147 Winslow III, Charles 326 Wiseman, K.C. 159,326 Wisen, Carrie 326 Wissink, Thetxiore 326 Wissler, Clake 326 Witschorik, Mark 326 Witt, Mary 326 Wladecki, Sarah 79 Wot, Kevm 94 Wohl, Lisa 326 Wohrle.Jan 326 Wolf, Brandon 90,326 Wolf, Dean 326 Wolfe, Andrea 326 Wolkiewicz, Andrew 326 Wong, Priscdla 85 Wong, Victor 326 Wons, Megan 72 Woo, Evangelina 326 WcKxiridge, Eric 90 Working, Zachary 326 Woznica, Maura 326 Wrenn,John 326 Wright, KnstflT 326 Wu, Peter 68 Wucllner, Abigail 326 Wysocki, Andrea 326 Xu,Xiaohong 103 Yanez, . 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TltofA tt W vopr First off, 1 vJant to tKanlc my Managinc[ next few years. Edltocs, W{c QA N AODtN and, ClAIEJC I APU- for all of tKelc Kelp tKls year. I Sports Editor E eiP ;tT EJtlMt.YtE. ias could not kcuJe done It vA; itkout tkenru Eoen tkougk Molta left us in tke spring to study In Iceland, sKe contributed so nxucK wkUe sKe ?as Kere and I know sKe wul do a Wonderful job wltk tke centennial edition of tke book next year. As for Qolre, I dont know wkat I Would Inaoe done wltkout ker to keep nxe conxjxiny during tke nxony late nlgkts and Weekends We spent at tke office. AH of ker effort as Well as ker anoazing abillt ' to balance ker many conxnaltm ents nxode nxy life nxuck easier. I am so grateful tkat I got to not only Work wltk botk of tkese girls, but also to get to know tkem and conoe to count tkenx as my friends. MAU_(?eY E VN Was one of our youngest staff naem,bers tkls year, but tke first to ask questions to assure tkat ker spreads Were rlgkt before turning tkenx In. It was tkls attention to detail tkat kelped mnke tke Academ,lcs section so good tkls year. Altkougk completely new to tke staff, MCJJAAA IJaRRIA and N tc; IJaRTY took new to tke staff tkls year. Despite ker Inexperience, ske did an amazing job of kandllng all of tke vxirslty sports. Her comnxltnxent to tke section and ker kours of kard Work did not go unnoticed. I anx sJery tkonkful for all on tke daunting task of tke Senior Section. Botk of tkem, did a great job of sifting tkrougk an Imnxense cunount of Information and pictures to produce tkeir section. Tkeu? late nlgkts and posltloe attitudes are greatly appreciated, and tke end result Is sonxetklng tkey skould botk be proud of. Cli{l t J HA CUAPkiAH Was an Incredible kelp tkls year. Tkougk ske began tke year as Assistant editor, ske took o Jer tke YearT,n Review section wken asked wltkout any kesltatlon. Her constant offering to kelp wltk tasks abooe and beyond wkat was assigned Was a great of tke tlnxe and effort ske put In to perfecting kec section. BJLtiOM) LyNOJ took on tke task of tke Cantpus Life section tkls year, and you would nevTer haae known It Ske ke did a great job finding stories and kelp to me and for tkat I tkank ker I did an anxazlng job of kandllng tke dlriicult Organizations section. I ana so tkonkful tkat ske Was able to be on staff despite ker tlnxe restrictions wltk tke band, and ske nesJer let tkat keep ker from meeting deadlines. Also, ker pkotograpky skills Were a great kelp, as some of ker pictures Were eoen featured In tke opening of tke book I know ske pictures tkat epltonxlzed life on Notre know tkat ske wlU make a Wonderful Danxes canxpus. His ability to Ugkten Managing Editor next year, tke nxood and always keep us laugklng Is sonxetklng tkat Was at txnxes needed E IU_Y Cj ALLAC tltE. was a key addition and always appreciated around our to tke staff tkls year. As Pkotograpky office, and for tkat I tkank klm. Editor, ke did an Wonderful job of not only ruling tke requests of tke section As editor of tke Acadenvlcs section, editors, but also of going abooe and EjJZAe C.TU N IUZ£ JFUJ7 did an anxazlng beyond tke call of duty to get some wUl be a great asset to tk« staff ovJer tke job. Ske always met deadlines and Was onxazlng pictures tkat We Would not ftlsfS] = taff KaOG otKerv 7ise had In tKe book I anx so appceclatloe of all nis time, KorcL woclc, and decLlcatlon to tne book Returning again as ouc Assistant PKotogtcipKy Editor, CaRZ7LYW N cCIJ ' eaDY also played an Inipoctant role. Ske and BlUy sAJoclced togetnec to get us all of tKe great pictures tnat ore featured In tkls years book o-nd 1 am tkonkful to Ker for being a port of tne staff again tkls year. I v ?ould also like to tkank all of tne wTrlters and pKotograpKers tnat made contributions to eack of tke sections of tkls book As our Print Media Coordinator, C E f EANldOl 6g. w?as suck a kuge kelp to me tkrougkout tkls entire process. He kas taugkt nxe so muck not only about making a yearbook but also about wkat It nxeans to be a mentor and a good role model I cannot put Into v«Jords koW grateful I am for all tkat ke kas done for me, and I know tkat tkls book Would neoer ka»Je been possible wltkout klnx. I Would also ake to tkank tke Office of Student ActlvTltles, and Its EH-rector, E tilAhl C UC iJuN " 95 Tkey are always so kelpful to tke student media and We appreciate e Jerytklng tkat tkey kaoe done for tke Dome. Cuure, Molco, and I are especially grateful to l_ 7U IJeJJ Y 35 for kls generosity and dedication to tke Dome. He Is wkat tke Notre Dame spirit Is oJl about and We tkank klm, for kls support of tkls publication. WalsWortk Publlsklng, Co represented by N ALtaC. jANklt, JiLL hJ c?QSiii , and J UkI -fJCLlMH Was absolutely Wonderful to Work wltk as always. Tkey Were so kelpful tkrougkout tke process of niaklng tke book, and We ore grateful for tkelr patience wltk us and tkelr attention to detail Lauren Studios did a fantastic job of pkotogcapklng all of tke seniors tkls year. I anx particularly grateful for all of tke effort and attention paid to us Were especially kelpful Special tkanks to E tJ2 IIC. CTaFACJLUJ. PtTC. LaFUCLUE, CaE;(?L CoPULY and J iJM ilu LLR. Many of tke pkotogtapks In tkls book Were pro jlded by outside resources. We are tkankful to tke Nl rret PaMC. QS A, C RjPUP for tkelr anxazlng pictures of canxpus. To C BJ Wu?i A JA 77 o-nd kls son J tlM R ALIA, We say tkank you for provTldlng a vjorlety of sports pkotos from games In Soutkem California To TaJE. B ACJ2. tE. and i?aJ ?LA5Tl : We are especially grateful for your willingness to contribute your rnxxterlals. Finally, We Would like to tkank C OHViAi- .f EJi ICC-i at tke UniAJerslty of Notre Danxe for tke Wonderful kelp tkat tkey provjlde during tke Week of distribution of tke yearbook Tkey are extremely Important In bringing tke yearbook to tke student body, and for tkat We are grateful Tkls kas been suck an anxazlng experience for me and I wlH nester forget Phiitn h Afulreii ' Bm ii ' u;cb , y time CIS editor. Tkank you so nxuck by Paul ILCj et and Uz CT LUNA. ° everyone wko ga Je of tkelr energy Wltkout tkese two IndwlduoU tke - abilities to make tb« 2005 Dome Senior Section WouU not kav;e been sometklng tlmt everyone wko reculs It nearly as good. " enjoy. Tke pkotos and resources provided by Oincerely, tke Sports Information Dejxtrtment NlC LC r UlUJP TUc Pp» e. - ' SiAt ' E ' e- ' 2005 Dome Staff WALSWORIH I ' UBI ISHINl. I OMl ' AN MAKl I I JNl. MISSOURI 646S8 USA c l pU oy TKe 96 ' ' volume of TKe Dome, tke yearbook of tke Unwecslty of Notre Dame. Was edited by Nicole PKililps. It Was sponsored by tke University of Notre Daine and lltkogixipked h Walswortk Publisking Company at 306 Nortk Kansas Accnue in Marceline, Missouri 64658. Tke Donie is a department at tke University of Notre Dame, and its yearbook is inckided in i xe tuition of all undergraduate students. Tke press run of tke 2005 Dome was 7300 copies of 352 pages, 9 ' x 12 " size for spring deliver)-. Tke paper Was 80 Legend Gloss. Tke cover Was brusk gold wltk clear and navy blue silk screen. All artwork was done by Walswortk artist MlckeUe Nortk, following Instructions and guidance given by tke Edltor-In-Cklef cSej-ilor portraits were taken b)- Lauren Studios, Inc. of 147 Clay Rood, Rockester, New York 14692. Tke book was created on Dell computers using Adobe In Design. Tke type styles used tkrougkout tke book Were OllveOll, BlgFlctlon, Palatine, Kent, Blaze, Import, and Ckrlstlna 1 lie opinions expressed in Tke Dome are not necessarily tkose of tke University of Notre Dame or of tke student body. For any furtker questions regarding production, please coiitoct tke Editoi n-Cklef, Tke Dome Yearbook, 315 LaFortuiae Student Center, Notre Dame, Iixdlana 46556.

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