Stories of the Week

The mind of a jungle demon


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The Mind of a Jungle Demon
Second gallery wall at Kate Luce’s art opening. Photo by Taylor Waldron

On Friday Oct. 5, IU South Bend sophomore Kate Luce debuted her artwork at her first public art show titled, “The Mind of a Jungle Demon” in Michigan City, Ind. at The Quality Beet coffee house. Luce is currently double-majoring in both Journalism and Fine arts with a concentration in painting in drawing. She is also working on a minor in printmaking.


The art show had a sizeable turn out. The room was packed with students, community members and general supporters of local artists. Luce’s work showcased the beauty and horror of nature intertwined with the complexity of human emotion and how dark the mind can seem.

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New child development center may be in place by next fall


two multicolored slinky toys
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On Friday, Sept. 21, at the first Academic Senate meeting of the year, April Lidinsky, head of the Women and Gender Studies program at IU South Bend, shared a report on the progress that was being made in re-establishing a child development center on campus. A task force had been requested by former Chancellor Terry Allison to study the possibility of incorporating various academic programs into the operation of the facility to justify the allocation of university funds toward supporting such a venture.

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Campus Starbucks finally gets almond milk


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The Starbucks in the Education and Arts Building is finally serving coffee with almond milk.

Previously students could order coffee with soy milk but for students who could not use soy or lactose-based products, there was no other milk options.

Andrew Vardell, general manager of Sodexo at IU South Bend, said that the reason they did not carry almond milk before was because of availability.

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