Stories of the Week

Surveying campus community about Northside Hall


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There are a number of buildings on campus that students have classes in. These halls include Northside Hall, Wiekamp Hall, the Education and Arts building and the library to name a few of these campus facilities. But one nearly every student has courses in is Northside Hall.

Northside Hall happens to be the oldest building currently on campus, which according to the campus spokesperson Ken Baierl, opened in 1961.

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Rape reported in Housing


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A Crime Notice was dispersed to members of the IU South Bend community on Friday, April 6 just after 10 p.m.

The notice read that “On April 5, 2019 the IUPD received a report of a rape at approximately 6:00 p.m. The incident occurred in the late night hours of April 4, 2019 or in the early morning hours of April 5, 2019.”

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Political Science professors weigh in on the current state of US politics


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Staff Writer

Political science professors Elizabeth Bennion and Steven Gerencser recently shared their thoughts on the current state of American politics, including the 2020 Democratic primary.

Many people might agree that our nation has never been as divided as it is today. According to Gerencser, this is because Republicans and Democrats have shifted to be either more liberal or conservative.

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A new chapter for the English Club


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Club President Eva Monhaut and Treasuer, Tehya Henry hang out in the Pub Hub with fellow club members Cassandra Felten, Gina Massaro and Frankie Spring. PHOTO PROVIDED BY EVA MONHAUT

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The English Club has been resurrected back to the IU South Bend campus for the love of all things literary. The club now regularly meets in DW 3001 on Thursdays at 6 p.m.

“We wanted to bring back the English Club because we wanted students to have a space outside of the classroom to discuss literature, go on fun trips, write their stories, poetry and create art and get feedback on it but not have to worry about grades,” said Eva Monhaut, English Club president. “It is all about broadening the creative space and community that is the English Department and making sure students across all majors also feel welcome and free to explore something which might otherwise seem foreign to them.”

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