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Faculty spotlight: psychology professor Matthew Costello

By Nick Wort Staff Writer At any university, students are bound to find professors that are both very interesting and very boring. Matthew Costello, a professor at IUSB, is not one of the boring ones. Costello teaches psychology and does research on the effects of aging on memory, seeing and thinking. He focuses on developmental

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Titans of Virtue: Chastity

 “Rarely use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness, or the injury of your own or another’s peace or reputation.” By JOHN BALDWIN Guest Columnist Our desire for sex, like hunger and thirst, allows human survival, and as Bertrand Russell remarked, is “enormously enhanced by abstinence, and temporarily allayed by satisfaction.” But

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IUSB Professor goes to Washington

Communications Lecturer Alec Hosterman chosen by White House to attend live State of the Union social media event By TAYLOR PAIGE NEFF Staff Writer What does it take to get noticed by the White House administration? Well if you’re Alec Hosterman and you teach a political communications course at IU South Bend, then it’s hard

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Showtime at IUSB Apollo Night

By BRIDGET JOHNSON Staff Writer This February, celebrate Black History Month by performing in or attending a talent competition. Jasmine Allen, president of the Black Student Union, sent information about the event. The IUSB Black Student Union, IUSB SGA, and St. Mary’s College Sisters of Nefertiti are hosting Apollo Night on February 13 at 7:00. 

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Science and religion: Can they coexist?

By CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist Are they opposing forces? Do they need to be? Lately, I’ve been finding more and more content locally and online about how “religious people need science.” Likewise, I’ve seen things in the past that state that science is an affront to religion. I started a little Facebook conversation about it and

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Final chancellor candidate Barb Jones visits IUSB

By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer The final candidate for chancellor, Barb Jones visited IU South Bend on Thursday Jan. 31 to speak to students, faculty, staff, and community members in open forums. Jones is currently the Vice President of Student Affairs at Miami University in Oxford, OH where she has been since 2008. Jones has

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Preview: the Library Prize for Undergrad Research

By NICK WORT Staff Writer Every year, the Schurz Library at IU South Bend holds the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research to honor student research excellence. The deadline to submit a project for the prize, Feb. 22, is fast approaching. “The prize is designed to reward students’ academic scholarship” said Nancy Colborn, the chair of

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