The Shirt Blog

Behind-the-Scenes: The Shirt 2004

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The Shirt Committee 2014

These days, the process of designing The Shirt spans from November to February. Vendors apply for The Shirt contract in November; we choose a vendor before Thanksgiving and a color before Christmas; we finalize the design in January and February and begin to see prints of it by February and March. 

That’s not the way it always was.

Want to Win The Shirt 2014?

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The Shirt Committee 2014

The Shirt Project is thrilled to let you blog readers in on an exciting announcement! Next Monday (February 10), we’re launching a scavenger hunt that will take you all across campus or our social media and through all kind of fun facts about The Shirt.

For students, the prize is a 2014 Shirt, VIP seating for the Unveiling and a $50 gift card to the Bookstore. For everyone else, the prize is a free 2014 Shirt.…

Unity, Family and The Shirt

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The Shirt Committee 2014

“The Shirt Project shall endeavor to promote unity…” begins our team’s mission statement. Unity, or perhaps by another name, family.

Meet the Markleys.

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Brian, Cathy and their four daughters, Katelyn, Emily, Brianna and Sarah Mae, hail from Broomall, Pennsylvania. Brian Markley says love for Notre Dame has been completely integrated into his family’s life since he attended the University and graduated in 1993.…

Announcing The Shirt's 25th Anniversary

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The Shirt Committee 2014

Welcome to The Shirt Project Blog! We on the Executive Committee are thrilled to unveil The Shirt’s new blog and for our inaugural post, an announcement about the 25th Anniversary and the story behind the 25th Anniversary logo for this year’s Shirt.

The Shirt 2014 will mark The Shirt Project’s 25th year and 26th shirt. Two shirts in 1990—one green, one navy—made waves with the student body. When sales of The Shirt 1990 far exceeded expectations, former vice president of student affairs Sister Jean Lenz and former director of student activities Joe Cassidy created the “T-shirt for the Cause.”…