Fashion Review: “The Shirt”

Seriously, what is this dusty blue? Gray? Trying too hard for a blue-gray sky reference?

2014 marks the 25th anniversary of "The Shirt", a project that began in 1990 as a fundraiser for various student clubs and activities. Each year, fans anticipate the unveiling of "The Shirt" and it continues to be a popular mainstay in Notre Dame football game day apparel, serving as the student section outfit of choice and symbol of unity and support. "The Shirt" has morphed and evolved over 25 years taking on different designs, new vendors, and most controversially, different colors. So what … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The “RIP, Tex” Edition

Friday Roundup

Here's a recipe for disaster: have your NOLA bachelor party the weekend after you come back from a trip to Vegas. Oh, sure, it was a work trip to Vegas; however, since I learned how to run a much smoother trade show, I actually got to hang out with my coworkers and they are just as much a bunch of gambling/drunk degenerates as I am. The most painful of these nights was spurred by one of my bosses leading the way to terrible decisions. Needless to say, I had a blast. Now, by the time you read … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things To Do Blue-Gold Weekend


Headed to South Bend this weekend for the Blue-Gold Spring Football game? Here are the Top 10 things to try and squeeze in during your trip to campus! 10. The Shirt Unveiling - The Shirt 2014 will be unveiled Friday, April 11th at 6:00 PM at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore! The Shirt 2014 commemorates 25 years of uniting the Notre Dame community with a single T-shirt and supporting students in the process. What is The Shirt? The Shirt Project began in 1990 as a means to raise money to fund … [Read more...]

Scoring The Blue-Gold Game


The 85th iteration of Notre Dame's annual spring game is Saturday. Today, thanks to Sports Information Director, and possible punt-returner, Michael Bertsch, we offer an explanation of the game's format and scoring system. First, the game's first "half" will have regular clock running over two twelve-minute quarters. The second "half" will have two fifteen-minute quarters with a running clock. The third "half" will feature a one hour audio montage of Car Talk. There will be no play clock and … [Read more...]

HLS Gives You Whiskey

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Loyal Readers, you're the best. You cheer for the Irish, put up with our April Fools jokes, you endure #HLSrecapMadness voting shenanigans, you threaten me when I exclude you from Twitter summaries... You deserve a reward. #wHLSkey Last football season, I joked that #HLSrecap needed to find a corporate partner so I could reward you people with nimble thumbs and quick wit. But we didn't want anything too "corporate" or stuffy, and I hatched upon the idea of finding a whiskey partner. About … [Read more...]