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Electing the President 2016: Saddle up the Tiger

November 21, 2016 Robert Schmuhl

Editor’s note: In the summer of 2016, as the presidential candidates entered the stretch run of campaign season, we asked Notre Dame’s in-house pundit to put the moment, the issues and the choices in context and perspective. Bob Schmuhl’s commentary on American politics and journalism frequently appears in major print and broadcast outlets in the U.S. and abroad. His observations on the 2016 presidential election and transition run on magazine.nd.edu Read More >

Gallivan alumna Sarah Childress' journalistic journey

November 17, 2016 Jacob McKenna

Sarah Childress, a 2003 alumna of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy, has been traveling across continents and media sharing stories and building her career in journalism. 

Read this feature on Childress Read More >

Bob Schmuhl on High Noon

November 11, 2016 Jacob McKenna

Irish radio host George Hook came to Notre Dame last week to discuss the 2016 election from the Irish perspective. Professor Bob Schmuhl switched places with Hook on Thursday as he appeared on Hook's radio show, "High Noon." Prof. Schmuhl discussed the results of the election and how the major parties will move forward from here. Read More >

Electing the President 2016: A Star-Spangled Mulligan?

November 07, 2016 Robert Schmuhl

Editor’s note: Head of state, chief diplomat, commander-in-chief, guardian of the economy – Americans are fixing to elect another president, so we asked Notre Dame’s in-house pundit to put the moment, the issues, the candidates and the choices in context and perspective. Bob Schmuhl’s commentary on American politics and journalism frequently appears in major print and broadcast outlets in the U.S. and abroad. His exclusive observations on the 2016 presidential election will run on magazine.nd.edu Read More >

Narcomedia with Jason Ruiz

November 04, 2016 Jacob McKenna

Professor Jason Ruiz presented "Narcomedia: Latinidad, Drug Economies, and the Cultural Politics of the Kingpin" after the American Studies alumni reception on October 29. Professor Ruiz' lecture was a part of the College of Arts and Letters' Saturday Scholar Series.

A video of the lecture is available here Read More >

Morning Ireland - "Clinton and FBI director at odds over email investigation"

November 01, 2016 Jacob McKenna

Professor Bob Schmuhl appeared on Morning Ireland yesterday morning to discuss the impact of the latest happenings in the Clinton email situation.

Listen to the full segment here. Read More >

Intro to American Studies Costume Contest

November 01, 2016 Jacob McKenna

To get his class into the Halloween spirit, Professor Jason Ruiz held a costume contest for the Introduction to American Studies class on Monday.

Many students participated in the contest, and the winners (pictured below) dressed as the high school history textbooks critiqued by James Loewen in Lies My Teacher Told Me Read More >

Why we went behind bars for Shakespeare class

November 01, 2016 Jacob McKenna

Amanda Gray, an American Studies graduate and current reporter for the South Bend Tribune, wrote a feature in the Tribune detailing her work in a Shakespeare class at the local Westville Correctional Facility. Below is an excerpt from Gray's feature.

 

Stepping off the elevator at Westville Correctional Facility, just a gate separating us from an entire unit of prison inmates, we turned to each other, both nervous. Read More >