Poetic play features two female leads

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By: JOSELYN ELLINGTON

Staff Writer

November 16, 2017 is the opening day for “The Liar,” a 17th century comedic stage play taken on by IU South Bend Theatre and Dance Company, directed by professor of theatre Randy Colborn.

Senior social work major and assistant stage manager Janessa Katzer said, “You can look forward to laughing your behind off. I don’t know if it’s appropriate or not to say asses, but it’s a really funny show. It’s hysterical.”

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Volleyball seasons ends with playoff loss

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BY CASEY McDONALD

Sports Editor

@casey_ace13

The IU South Bend volleyball team ended their season last Tuesday night with a heart-wrenching loss against the wolves of Cardinal Stritch University in the opening round of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.

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“The Handmaid’s Tale” author, Margaret Atwood, speaks in South Bend

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By: SARAH E BULL

Staff Writer

Sabull@umail.iu.edu

Since 2006, Saint Mary’s College has held an annual Christian Culture Lecture in which a guest speaker is invited to share their ideas with the community. This year, that speaker came in the form of Margaret Atwood, author of 1985 novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

This book-turned-Hulu-series won multiple Emmy Awards in the past year, and, as Atwood put it, “has become an internationally known meme that has somehow grown more relevant with time than less.”

A small group of IU South Bend students made the journey across town to watch the lecture on October 25, finding it to be funny, thoughtful and entertaining.

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