I heard a different story about the "fighting" part of the name
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It was selected to praise the irish and their fighting spirit.
posted by vinceirish
I thought the story went that the word "fighting" was added to the name after a violent street fight broke out between the students at the university and a group of KKK members who had come to South Bend.
Is there any truth to that?
Read "Notre Dame and the Klan". ND students went against a big
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