The Shirt encourages a Return to Glory

Author: Dennis Brown

For the 13th consecutive year, Notre Dame students, alumni, faculty, staff and football fans nationwide will show their spirit while raising funds for worthy causes through the annual ritual of “The Shirt.”p. Notre Dame students have been wearing “The Shirt” to home football games since 1990 to unite in support of their team. Over time, other members of the Notre Dame community have adopted the tradition.p. The project, sponsored by Student Activities and the Notre Dame Alumni Association, also raises funds ‘some $2 million in 12 years ? for scholarships, student organizations and to aid students and others in need. Some 41,000 shirts were sold last year, and this year the coordinators hope to sell enough shirts to create a sea of green on game day. The Shirt 2002 is kelly green and encourages a “Return to Glory.” The back features a battle-chipped gold helmet, the Four Horsemen and Knute Rockne. An excerpt from a well-known Rockne speech ? "We’re gonna go, go, go! And we aren’t going to stop until we go over that goal line!" ? completes the image.p. This year’s shirt sells for $15 and is available at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore, Irish Express and the information desk in the LaFortune Student Center, the Varsity Shop in the Joyce Center, and on the Web at . Orders also can be placed by telephone at 800-647-4641.

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