The challenge, he says, is to convince people who are not religious that religion is worth special protection.
In Britain, artists lit a structure aflame. At the Jersey Shore, names were carved on shells and rocks. With more than six million dead, memorials have evolved along the way.
Notre Dame led for much of the game. Then Raina Perez of North Carolina State drove in for a layup.
South Carolina, the top overall seed, beat North Carolina, while Texas topped Ohio State in a game that came down to the final seconds.
The point guard became the first freshman — woman or man — to record a triple-double in the N.C.A.A. tournament. Now she has Notre Dame playing in the round of 16 on Saturday.
All four No. 1 seeds remain and two, South Carolina and Stanford, are in action on Friday, as is Creighton, one of two No. 10 seeds still in the field.
Eight games on Monday will determine the rest of the field for the round of 16, which begins Friday.
Eight games on Sunday will determine the final contenders who will advance to the round of 16, which begins Thursday.
The second-seeded Huskies got a balanced effort and 12 points in 25 minutes from the star guard Paige Bueckers.
If you’re looking for underdogs to root for, plenty of teams playing on Saturday are looking for their first taste of tournament glory.
Auburn saw another No. 2 seed, Kentucky, get taken down. It resolved not to have the same first-round fate.
Losing last year’s season to the pandemic, and other Ivy League rules, led to an exodus of talent. One of those players, Paul Atkinson, hit a game-winning shot for Notre Dame in the N.C.A.A. tournament.
The federal lawsuit against Yale, M.I.T. and other colleges is the latest legal action to question admissions practices.
Brian Kelly will earn at least $9 million a year at L.S.U., which is paying its old coach almost $17 million to step aside. Top universities have become steppingstones to other top gigs.
A top coach is reportedly heading to the Southeastern Conference, the latest in a series of moves at some of the country’s most storied college football programs.
Jack Coan, who transferred to Notre Dame from Wisconsin, looked more solid than his Badger replacement, though he left the game in the third quarter with an injury.
Notre Dame never really threatened the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff semifinal, and then Ohio State rolled over Clemson.
Alabama will play Notre Dame and Clemson will meet Ohio State in College Football Playoff semifinals on Friday as a chaotic season nears its end.
The semifinals will be played on Jan. 1 in Louisiana and Texas, with the national championship scheduled for the Miami area on Jan. 11.
An unconvincing win by Ohio State and several odd circumstances during the pandemic have left the College Football Playoff with a jumble to consider.
The N.C.A.A. does not track coronavirus cases, but a New York Times analysis shows the pandemic’s toll across college athletics. Many universities have kept their case counts from the public.
For decades, a couple have been the unofficial parents for many Black students at Notre Dame. This year, that family is scattered, reflecting on the year’s crises.
His dazzling play at Notre Dame, a Hall of Fame Career with the Green Bay Packers, matinee-idol looks and a playboy image made him a national celebrity in the ’50s and ’60s.
The university’s president promised strict punishments for students who break virus protocols. But his credibility on campus is wearing thin.
In “Trust,” the wunderkind politician underscores the importance of what he calls “overlapping circles of belonging.”
Two new studies show the effect of the emergency $2 trillion package known as the Cares Act and what happened when the money ran out.
As Judge Barrett’s confirmation hearings are set to begin, her background and résumé mark a stark departure from more traditional nominees to the Supreme Court.
Students and faculty are furious that the Rev. John I. Jenkins failed to wear a mask at a White House ceremony and then later tested positive for the virus.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett is regarded as the leading contender to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
After 147 people tested positive for the coronavirus, the school said it would shift to remote instruction for two weeks and send students home if cases continue to grow.
As universities announce plans to bring back students, a pattern is emerging: shorter semesters to avoid late-fall infections.
The university said on Monday that the fall semester will begin and end earlier than usual, without breaks, to minimize the chances for students to bring the coronavirus back to campus.
There are nearly 30 games scheduled for neutral sites in the coming season. Financially, they become somewhat untenable if the coronavirus forces them to go without fans.