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Active Minds opens conversation regarding Derek Chauvin’s verdict

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer IU South Bend Chapter of Active Minds hosted a discussion via zoom exploring thoughts and feelings on Derek Chauvin’s trial and guilty verdict.  Nicole Haas, co-president of Active Minds, greeted attendees and gave Kevin Griffith, executive director of Student Advocacy and Community Engagement, an introduction. Griffith welcomed participants and said, “This

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Four years down with the The Preface

By: Taylor Waldron Co-Editor-in-Chief Four years with The Preface have flown by. I remember walking across the campus bridge from River Crossing to my first interview with the former Editor-in-Chief, Jim Irizarry, in the fall of 2017. I was 18, completely terrified, but so excited to write for a college publication.   I interviewed and submitted

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Share a piece of your culture in the International Student Organization’s Cookbook

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer The International Student Organization at IU South Bend is in the midst of creating a cookbook for all students to share cultural recipes with the university community.  The hope for this cookbook is to evolve into a tradition for future Titans to participate in while continuing to expand the amount and

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Center for a Sustainable Future hosts virtual pollination event

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer The IU South Bend Center for a Sustainable Future hosted a “Planting for Pollinators” event on Thursday through a live stream. The event lasted just under 45 minutes and provided viewers with information on pollinators and why they play such important roles.  IU South Bend is currently one of 11

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19 years of dedication to IU South Bend: Larry Lambert to retire after spring 2021

By: Cassidy Martenson  Staff-Writer  After nearly two decades Larry Lambert, associate professor of communication arts, will retire at the end of this semester. His passion, kindness and dedication to the IU South Bend community will be missed by faculty and students.  Lambert received his Ph.D. in Communication and Culture with a focus in rhetoric from

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IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, visits IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief A whirlwind trip to regional campuses has led IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, to visit IU South Bend on April 26. During her travels, Whitten has been given a Hoosier welcome throughout the IU campuses. “I absolutely have been overwhelmed by the campus itself. It’s beautiful. The range of academic programs that

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A Walk in the Woods: Endings and New Beginnings

By: John Griffee Staff Writer Across railroad tracks and nestled on a dirt road is Topinabee Lake Preserve. There is no grand entrance or signs screaming out to drivers, nor is there a parking lot. Topinabee Lake Preserve is highly reminiscent of one of the first parks I ever covered: Chamberlain Lakes Nature Preserve.  If

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