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Two worlds meet for Shannon Hendricks

Daily Domer Staff

Giving back to the special needs community has always been close to the heart of University of Notre Dame women’s soccer sophomore Shannon Hendricks. This spring, Shannon began helping coach the ND Special Olympics Unified soccer team, of which her brother Brian is a member. It was only a matter of time before she brought her two worlds together.

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Corey Robinson: In My Own Words

Daily Domer Staff

South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation, and it has a history that’s been largely defined by division. That’s what makes it such a fascinating place: A country that prides itself on unity and cultural diversity was for years defined by discrimination and hatred.  

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Domer recognized as Champion of Change

Daily Domer Staff

Nicole Hurd '92 has led College Advising Corps from a pilot project in Virginia to the largest college access program in the country, placing hundreds of peer advisers in high schools from coast-to-coast. In the 2016-2017 school year, CAC’s 600 advisers will assist over 180,000 low-income, first generation, and underrepresented students in navigating the path to college.

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Small acts of great love

Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame undergraduate Emily Vincent discovered the nonprofit Chunmiao Little Flower on a service trip during high school in 2013. There, she learned the extent of China’s issue with orphaned and abandoned children. There are an estimated 600,000 abandoned children in China—98 percent of whom have disabilities.

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Video: Matt Dooley and the Notre Dame bond

Daily Domer Staff

It’s been more than a month now since Irish senior men’s tennis player Matt Dooley identified himself to the world as the first openly gay student-athlete at the University of Notre Dame. In some ways, Dooley’s life has gone on in normal fashion, as he competes with the nationally-ranked Irish tennis squad and finishes his final semester of classes at...

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