The American Dream: South Bend, Notre Dame, and Beyond

By Sara White and Alex Daugherty Cesar Estrada, a senior at the University of Notre Dame who lived undocumented for the first eight years of his life in the United States doubts the American Dream, saying it “is not the same for undocumented people in the US.” Estrada remembers his mother working an “eclectic combination” … Continue reading The American Dream: South Bend, Notre Dame, and Beyond

Time Capsule: History of the World Cup

What was the first World Cup was like? What are some blooper worthy moments and historical controversies that happened during World Cup tournaments? Take a look through this 84 year timeline of World Cup moments to answer these questions, and find video and photos of the most shocking moments from the first and most recent World Cup tournaments.

CDC Report: America’s 10 Cities Dealing with a Drinking Problem

By Sara White The CDC reported in January of 2014 that, "at least 38 million adults in the United States drink too much." This does not mean that all of those are alcoholics, but drinking too much can lead to serious health risks. Men’s Health magazine took data from a Centers for Disease Control study … Continue reading CDC Report: America’s 10 Cities Dealing with a Drinking Problem

Thousands March From Selma to Montgomery, Reenacting 1965 “Bloody Sunday”

By Sara White Tweets, Instagram posts, as well as news stories captured the reenactment of the thousands strong March from Selma to Montgomery over the weekend, which came to be known as “Bloody Sunday”. Famous activists and journalists walked alongside supporters and spoke at events held for the Selma march. Many documented the significant event … Continue reading Thousands March From Selma to Montgomery, Reenacting 1965 “Bloody Sunday”

Valentine’s Day Flowers vs Trump and Top New York Times Stories on Google Trends

By Sara White Over the last 7 days,  Americans have googled more for "trump" than for "flowers" as we approach Valentine's Day this year. His quick executive orders and impulsive tweets are compelling Americans to search his latest decisions. Valentine's Day is not nearly as consistently important to us as what our President is up to, but we should expect … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Flowers vs Trump and Top New York Times Stories on Google Trends