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The observer | ThursdAY, march 27, 2014 |

Question of the Day:

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30 degrees and snowing or 60 degrees and raining?

P.O. Box 779, Notre Dame, IN 46556 024 South Dining Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556

Matthew Hickey

Patrick Schmitz

senior off campus

senior Morrissey Manor

“60 rain; spring is hopefully coming.”

“30 snow because rain makes everything smell.”

Daisy Costello

Hayley Evans

freshman Pasquerilla West Hall

senior Ryan Hall

“60 rain; I’m tired of the snow and I like the rain.”

“60 rain; make it rain!”

(574) 631-6900

Kate Zenker

Kaileen Healy


senior Lewis Hall

junior Welsh Family Hall

“30 snow; the cold never bothered me anyway.”

“30 snow because I hate the rain.”

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Today’s Staff News


Carolyn Hutyra Rebecca O’Neil Emily McConville

Katie Heit Alex Wilcox Evan Anderson



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Erin Thomassen

Corrections The Observer regards itself as a professional publication and strives for the highest standards of journalism at all times. We do, however, recognize that we will make mistakes. If we have made a mistake, please contact us at (574) 631-4541 so we can correct our error.

MICHAEL YU | The Observer

Freshman Erich Jegier is sold for $50 during the Notre Dame Gentlemen Auction in the LaFortune Ballroom on Wednesday night. The event benefited the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, an organization dedicated to fighting childhood cancer.

The next Five days:

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Softball Melissa Cook Stadium 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. The Irish take on the Northwestern Wildcats.

Soup and Substance Geddes Hall 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Examining African education. Sponsored by Building Tomorrow.

Holy Half Marathon Campus-wide 9 p.m. - 12 p.m. Packet pickup Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. in Sorin Room, SUB office.

Shamrock Challenge Rockne Memorial 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fitness contest to benefit the Special Olympics.

“Porn: Both Sides of the Screen” Hesburgh Library 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Panel discussion on effects of pornography.

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology DeBartolo Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Nanovic Film Series.

Relay for Life Compton Family Ice Arena 6 p.m. $10 registration, ends Saturday.

Women’s Basketball Purcell Pavilion 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NCAA regional semifinals vs. Oklahoma State.

Men’s Tennis Eck Tennis Pavilion 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Irish take on the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Women’s Basketball Purcell Pavilion 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Notre Dame hosts NCAA Regional Finals.

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