football

Notre Dame Will Never See the Likes of Moose Krause Again

By Charles E. Rice / September 2, 2016 /

Ed. Note:  This weekend begins one of the great American pastimes–college football. It is always an exciting time of year and one which we relish. Beer, brats, wings, tailgating, and cheering for our favorite teams! In particular–even though the principal authors here generally hail from Jesuit institutions–we at the Bellarmine Forum have always been Notre Dame fans. Our Chairman, the late Charles…

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From Under the Rubble…Is College Football a Cash Cow or a White Elephant?

By Christopher Manion / April 15, 2014 /

Fifty years ago, Father Ted Hesburgh, President of Notre Dame, launched a campaign to make the school measure up to “Ivy League” academic standards. Alas, students did not jump for joy. They did not appreciate the underlying notion that they were being educated at a Catholic intellectual backwater in need of a makeover. A campus…

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