Stories of the Week

Veterans Book Club featuring book by journalist covering conflict in Middle East


The stacks located on the fourth floor of the Schurz Library. PHOTO BY/ CHRISTINA CLARK


The Veterans Book Club has announced their book to discuss at its next meeting on March 28 at 5:30 p.m. “I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad,” by Souad Mekhennet was chosen by Dean of Library Services Vicki Bloom.

“I chose this book because I thought the club participants would want to read about the other side of terrorism: the beliefs and motivations of those for whom we are fighting in the Middle East. Given that is,” said Bloom.

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SGA elections approach


IU South Bend Police Chief Kurt Matz meets the Student Government Association. PHOTO BY/ Ryan Lohman

Staff Writer

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosts elections every spring semester to elect their next set of officials. There are 16 positions to fill in the SGA. The positions include: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and 12 Senators.

“The terms are for one year and start after Final Exams and run into Finals of the next year,” said Scott Strittmatter, director of Housing and Student Life for IU South Bend.

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Hope Davis named Dean of School of Education

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On March 1 a release from IU South Bend announced that Hope Davis was named Dean of the School of Education. The release, authored by Ken Baierl, said that the announcement was made officially by Interim Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Linda Chen, and that Davis has been serving as Interim Dean of the School of Education since 2017.

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