Specialized Indexes > Scholastic Index (student magazine), 1978 – 1994
The Scholastic, a student weekly, began in 1867 as The Scholastic Year. For most of its history it provided news about Notre Dame as well as feature articles, literary works, essays, and alumni notes. The online index only covers Fall 1978 through Spring 1994. A card file in the Archives indexes the years 1867-1978.
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