Men break losing streak with overtime win

Senior Taylor Brooks would add 12 points to the contest, with a game high 15 rebounds as well in his 38 minutes of play. PHOTO/CASEY McDONALD


Sports Editor


Coming off a three day rest from the holiday, the IU South Bend men’s basketball team rejoined and broke their four-game losing streak by taking on the Grey Wolves of Lourdes University.

The Titans improve to 5-4 on the season. Their next contest will be in Whiting, Ind., against Calumet College of St. Joseph on Wednesday, November 29 at 8:30 p.m. for their fourth conference game.

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Bye and stuff.

Preface EIC rambles semi-coherently in final entry



I am not very good at goodbyes. The headline up top should have told you.

Given how many times I’ve had to say goodbye over my life, whether professionally or personally, forced or unforced, one would think that I could have figured something out by now. Guess not.

What makes this goodbye a little different than past goodbyes are that with this one, it’s time. I’ve had this circled on the calendar for some time, and I’m excited to get past this date. I’m excited about what life holds after this semester and after graduation. *reaches for wood, knocks on it* I’m not sad about it; I’m excited about this goodbye.

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Holiday happenings over winter break


Staff Writer

Classes are quickly coming to a close, and soon finals will be wrapped up as well. What will you do with all of the free time afforded to you between work and family (chosen or otherwise)? South Bend, Mishawaka, Goshen, Elkhart, and the surrounding areas have plenty of options to enjoy in the area, as well as traditions on campus at the end of the semester. Here’s a sampling of things to do in the area while you’re on break:

DTSB First Friday, including the 29th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 1, 5 p.m. at “The Gridiron” in South Bend

Entertainment in the heart of downtown South Bend on the Gridiron by the South Bend Chocolate Café will begin at 5 p.m. There will be live music featuring The Valleyaires, craft activities and characters on hand including Rudolph and the Grinch. There will be real live reindeer. Santa will arrive at 6:30 p.m. to light the tree, and there will be fireworks after. There will be free cookie decorating at the Double Tree atrium from 5-9 p.m.

IUSB German Club visiting Chicago’s Christkindlmarket Dec. 2, Chicago, Ill.

The IU South Bend German Club will visit the German Christmas Market, Christkindlemarket, on Dec. 2. They have fully funded 20 train tickets for students. Those interested in joining the club on the trip, as it is open to all IU South Bend students, may contact Kevin Schascheck II at

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