Wolfson Press editor passes after heart attack in Education and Arts Building

Preface Report

Associate Editor of Wolfson Press David James passed away on Saturday, Jan. 20, according to multiple reports.

Multiple students reported seeing James, who was also a well-known local political activist and musician, being removed from the Education and Arts Building on a stretcher around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17.

According to a statement released by Chancellor Terry Allison, that was after James had collapsed on a stairway in that building. An IU South Bend Health Sciences student and an IUPD cadet provided James care until an ambulance arrived, the statement said.

“David was a familiar face on campus,” Allison wrote. “He will be dearly missed.”

IUSB’s Student Counseling Center will be available to help students cope with the loss, according to the statement.

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