Category Archives: Feature Stories

All these stories have appeared in top-tier journalistic publications, whether in print, online or both.

Un-suck the Band

Notre Dame Magazine | Spring 2012

When I was in high school, I played keyboards in a rock band. After a few years of playing, we were good enough play at the Stone Pony, a dive famous (at least in New Jersey) as the bar where Bruce Springsteen got his start.

We clearly had no idea what the hell we were doing.

Click here to read “Rockin’ the Pony” at Notre Dame Magazine

Illustration by Daniel Fishel for Notre Dame Magazine

Prodigy on the Grand Stage

Notre Dame Magazine | Autumn 2013

At only 30, Paul Appleby is rapidly ascending the ranks of the opera world as one of the finest lyric tenors of his generation.

And he is so unassuming, such a decidedly regular guy, that one could be tempted to dismiss his meteoric rise as a product of luck.

It’s not.

Click here to read the full story at Notre Dame Magazine