The University of Notre Dame exists within a superficial, apolitical bubble, and let’s be honest, we all know it. During our first weeks at Notre
Author: Matt Heilman
Matt Heilman is a sophomore from Carmel, Indiana studying Neuroscience & Behavior and Gender Studies in the College of Arts and Letters alongside a minor in International Development Studies. He serves as a general staff writer, contributing to whatever section his writing topic of interest best fits within. Matt is extremely passionate about public health inequities especially with regards to access to mental healthcare, sexual and reproductive healthcare, and other more specialized yet equally necessary healthcare treatment; he is an strong advocate of the abolition of the for-profit healthcare system currently dominant in the United States. He is involved with a number of student organizations and coalitions on and off campus that focus on a wide variety of issues including interfaith advocacy, gender relations, violence prevention, sexual and reproductive health & reproductive justice among others. He also likes to read and write a lot in his free time, which is part of what led him to the Irish Worker.