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11 Reasons Notre Dame Students Are Winning The College Game

When people talk about powerhouses, the words "Notre Dame" usually come up — and they're not just talking about out on the field. Wherever you’re headed in life, Delta connects the Fighting Irish to the world.

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1. Avoiding the steps for four years takes an incredible amount of discipline.

Porch etiquette is outdated and dumb, right? Wrong! Patience is a virtue! Tradition teaches character.
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Porch etiquette is outdated and dumb, right? Wrong! Patience is a virtue! Tradition teaches character.

2. And one sentence is enough to sum up all four years.

In the classroom, off the field, wherever — tradition means excellence.
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In the classroom, off the field, wherever — tradition means excellence.

3. Bookstore basketball welcomes other colleges into timeless healthy competition and tradition.

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Step one: Assemble your five-person team. Step two: Ball so hard. Step three: Repeat step two ad infinitum.

4. A sculpture course barely requires walking far around campus.

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Paul J Everett / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: paul_everett82
Paul J Everett / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: paul_everett82

And then get the advanced lesson over in the Snite Museum's gorgeous Sculpture Park.

5. Winning the Fisher Regatta takes courage.

Or it at least takes the skills to build your floatation device from scratch.

6. Volunteer work can be both fun and dirty.

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Muddy Sunday proceeds go to charity.

7. Everyone's in really great shape...

But that's how it goes when touchdowns mean airborne push-ups.
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But that's how it goes when touchdowns mean airborne push-ups.

8. ...and so clean too!

The waters of the Clarke Memorial bless only champions.
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The waters of the Clarke Memorial bless only champions.

9. The weather trains everyone to live anywhere.

Four years of subzero windchill means you're ready for the Arctic...or summer.
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Four years of subzero windchill means you're ready for the Arctic...or summer.

10. Though it makes it hard to leave.

Just look at all the colors! Look at them!
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Just look at all the colors! Look at them!

11. An Tostal reminds us that it can't be all work and no play.

Grilling out on Fieldhouse Mall for #AnTostal

Take the week off. You earned it.

So as the blue and gold helps you reach for the incredible and unique, let Delta ensure no one ever stops you.

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