Missing our missing movie theaters

I was in a movie theater when Notre Dame first went online. It was the Wednesday of spring break. I was back home with no plans and no friends. Painfully aware of the homework I would return to, I dedicated my week to something I struggled to find time for on campus: going to the… Continue reading Missing our missing movie theaters

Lessons from ‘Contagion’

As the coronavirus pandemic continues its solemn march across the country (there are now nearly 200,000 cases in the U.S., and that’s only those who’ve been tested), Americans everywhere are turning to the leading expert on infectious disease: a Matt Damon movie. “Contagion,” released in 2011, has taken on mythological proportions in the last few… Continue reading Lessons from ‘Contagion’