A. P. Monta | August 17, 2016
It’s the middle of July and the campus at Notre Dame feels like a deserted island.
Nick Sandys and I are talking in the lobby of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center about the upcoming presidential election. Every day, media outlets fire off salvos of scandal and spectacle to reveal and reinforce social divisions. Many observers feel trapped by political choices made all the more distressing by events, often brutal and short, which seem to fall thicker and faster than anyone can control.
“We’re in a tempest right now,” he says, looking a little bruised.