Since Notre Dame founder Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., initiated the publication of a religious journal, Ave Maria, in 1865, and a student literary magazine in 1867 the University has valued the fulfillment of its mission through the written word. The following on-line publications represent many of Notre Dame's rich publishing traditions.
The print version of Notre Dame Magazine is produced quarterly by the University of Notre Dame. Its circulation of 150,000 includes 100,000 Notre Dame alumni. New subscribers
The Scholastic is a student-run magazine. The biweekly publication was founded in 1867. It has won many awards including the Indiana College Press Association's Newsmagazine of the Year.
The Observer is the independent student-run daily newspaper serving Notre Dame and Saint Mary's. It is published primarily during fall and spring semesters.