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Shahir Rizk receives Cottrell Scholar Award

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Shahir Rizk has become the first faculty member at IU South Bend to receive the Cottrell Scholar Award. Only eight faculty in the entire IU system have ever received the award. “I am really grateful for the support that I have here from

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IU School of Medicine invites students to open house

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff writer emonhaut@iu.edu The IU School of Medicine is hosting an open house on Friday, March 8 from 4-6 p.m. at the Raclin-Carmichael Hall Auditorium. Shahir S. Rizk, assistant professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the faculty advisor for the Biology and Chemistry Club club, said the club aims to help students

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Campus hosts NEA Big Read series

By: C.A. PRINTUP @DontWriteDown Staff Writer IU South Bend is hosting the NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) Big Read for the month of March. According to Arts.gov website, “The NEA Big Read exposes people to new genres and ideas and challenges their current tastes in literature….Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary titles that reflect

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The most insane show on television is coming to Netflix

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By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist I am an anime fan. That’s pretty inescapable for me at this point, and there’s nothing left for me to do but come to terms with that. Even with anime steadily becoming more mainstream as time goes on, it’s still pretty niche overall, so I get that interest in me

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ACE tutoring center helps students excel on campus

BY: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu With midterm tests upon students, finding help to keep their grades afloat may become a higher priority.  The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) offers a wide variety of free services to students to help them excel in their courses. The main hub of ACE is located on the 4th

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Plagiarism lawsuit has roots at IU South Bend

By: ZACHARY BEAUCHAMP Staff Writer zbeaucha@iu.edu Plagiarism may not carry a criminal offense itself, but when committed, it infringes on intellectual properties of the author and publication. Katie Madonna Lee was one of three co-authors, along with Alison Stankrauff and Catherine Page-Vanore, who published an academic research article on the LGBTQ community. The article is

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French Club offers local spring break trips

By: C.A. PRINTUP Staff Writer @DontWriteDown Members of the French Club have the chance to go to Chicago every semester. This March, the French Club has two dates that students can attend. “Each [trip] is fairly different. We usually will do something with the French Cultural Institute in Chicago,” said President of the French Club

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Nine mayoral candidates set to debate

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu The mayoral race in South Bend now has 10 candidates vying for the office. The first debate of the 2020 South Bend mayoral race will be hosted on campus, at the Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall in Northside Hall on March 5. The event will

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