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Allegations Against Notre Dame Tutor Get More Graphic

Report alleges she questioned student about frequency of sex with daughter

(Newser) - New allegations have emerged against a former Notre Dame academic coach who is accused of coercing a student into having a sexual relationship with her daughter. The unnamed complainant's lawyers yesterday released a six-page report by an investigator hired by the university that USA Today reports contains "graphic... More »

Notre Dame Sues Over Obama Birth Control Mandate

Nation's most prominent Roman Catholic school says it violates constitution

(Newser) - More trouble for the Obama administration's mandate requiring most employers to cover birth control: Now the University of Notre Dame is suing, the AP reports, claiming that the mandate violates religious freedom. Observers had been waiting to see what step Notre Dame would take as the US' most prominent... More »

Notre Dame Star Faces Expulsion for Drunk Driving

Michael Floyd's season on the line after second alcohol-related offense

(Newser) - Notre Dame’s top receiver chose to forgo the NFL and stick around for his senior season this fall; now, that season’s in jeopardy. Michael Floyd was arrested yesterday on an operating while intoxicated charge, police tell the Chicago Tribune . With a 2010 underage drinking citation already on Floyd’... More »

Prosecutors Won't Try Notre Dame Rape Case

Because Lizzy Seeberg's suicide makes report inadmissible

(Newser) - A county prosecutor has decided not to bring charges in response to allegations that a University of Notre Dame football player sexually assaulted freshman Elizabeth “Lizzy” Seeberg—in part because Seeberg killed herself, making her statements to campus police inadmissible in court. Neither the player accused of the assault... More »

Tower Collapse Kills Notre Dame Student

His tweets reveal panic about safety in heavy winds atop structure

(Newser) - A Notre Dame student filming football practice was killed when the video tower he was on collapsed yesterday. Declan Sullivan, 20, was shooting the practice for the university's Department of Athletics when the hydraulic scissor lift, which stretched higher than the goal posts, toppled over, reports the South Bend Tribune... More »

Hey, Fetus People, Leave Irish Coach Alone

It just doesn't matter that Brian Kelly is pro-choice

(Newser) - Unrest in the University of Notre Dame community over the pro-choice views of new football coach Brian Kelly tees up Amanda Marcotte for a screed against what she calls the “Fetus People.” Where sportswriters ask what abortion has to do with college football, the Fetus People “haven’... More »

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