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Student Profile: Courtney Simpson

By TAYLOR NEFF Staff Writer 5’10’. 2013. 32. Her height. Her graduation year. Her basketball number. A dental hygiene student at IU South Bend, Courtney Simpson is drilling both on and off the court. But did you know that this leading rebounder’s passion for the sport originated while watching her father play professionally in Spain?

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IUSB campus anticipates $2.15 million budget deficit for 2013-14

Chancellor Reck appoints committee to provide recommendations By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer A campus bulletin posted from the chancellor’s office on Jan. 8 indicated that IU South Bend will fall about $2.15 million short on the 2013/2014 academic year budget. “Enrollment is up 1% from last fall but credit hours are down 2%,” said Chancellor

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Can we please shut up about Manti Te’o?

By MANDI STEFFEY Columnist I’m not afraid to admit it: I don’t care about Notre Dame. I didn’t grow up in the South Bend area, so maybe I just don’t “get it,” but I was tired of this whole Manti Te’o being “catfished” scandal almost immediately after it started. It made for some exciting news

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GMO up for questioning

By CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist Mark Lynas was a forerunner in the fight against genetically modified organisms (GMO), believing that food produced from the practices were not safe. On Jan. 20, 2013, he appeared on the National Public Radio show “All Things Considered” to discuss his positions. “When I started off as an anti-GMO activist, it

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Guns in the classroom? Indiana bill would allow concealed weapons on public college campuses

By SARAH E. WARD Staff Writer It seems lately school shootings are becoming a regular story for media outlets, and the lingering question still remains: How can it be prevented? A new bill has been introduced in the Indiana General Assembly by Republican Senator Jim Banks which would allow students, faculty and staff to carry

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