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The University Shield

As some of you may know, last year an impassioned group of us began a publication at UD called The University Shield. We were largely successful with the two issues we printed and distributed last spring, and so, we have picked up the project once again and are publishing the first issue of this semester […]

An Afternoon With Dr. Louise Cowan

Poetry, Culture, and the University of Dallas “…that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” Any noble movement in culture is preceded by a return and re-grasping of foundational ideals, a return to simplicity. Optimism and simplicity graces a finished soul, a noble character, a saint. After four years, is […]

An adventure for a poem

I came across this poem a while back, but it should remind us to have adventures always, no matter how old we get. It is by Mark Van Doren, a devout Catholic and legendary professor of English at Columbia back in the day. He taught Dr. John Senior, and (I believe) Paul Spring’s father. I […]