Category: Arts

Linda Freel, former fine arts professor, passes away

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu Linda Freel was best known as an artist and an educator at IU South Bend. However, to many others, she was a mentor, a colleague and a friend. Freel attended Bethel University for a bachelor’s degree  in Education. After, she received her M.F.A at Notre Dame and a master’s in

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Artist Feature: Arianna Peak

By: Ashley Cox  Staff Writer Arianna Peak, a senior, who does painting and drawing at IUSB has always loved doing fine art ever since she was a kid.  “I’ve had an interest in fine arts since I was little, both of my grandmas are artists,” said Peak.  For Peak though, she decided she wanted to

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Seniors in the arts left with no place to perform among the COVID-19 response

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer  kmluce@iu.edu With the push for the final weeks of the spring semester to be completed online, some majors are working better than others with an online environment. Perhaps students that are most impacted by this decision are seniors in the arts. Integrated New Media and Fine Arts students need certain

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Sculpture talent on display at IU South Bend

By: TORI WILSON Staff Writer wilsonvr@iu.edu Morgan Koenig was one of several students who had their artwork displayed in the art gallery in the Education and Arts building on campus. The student exhibition opened on Feb. 13, 2020, and will be open through March 14, 2020. Koenig created a piece that she calls “Rumors Dress,”

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: What YOU are reading

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu I always love to hear what other people are reading because it introduces you to new reads that you might not have discovered otherwise. Every week I recommend some new reads to you but I was curious: What books are the readers of The Preface devouring? Today, I share

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Actions have consequences: Sex Fest and shaming students at IU Bloomington

By: KATE LUCE Staff Columnist  kmluce@iu.edu Since the beginning of the school year, my younger sister has been involved with the Sexual Health Advocacy Group (SHAG) at IU Bloomington. Earlier this month, the organization had their fourth annual Sex Fest, which included BDSM demonstrations on tying your partner and impact play. This event was not

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Printmaking and English class make a mark with local bookstore

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu Bill Tourtillotte’s basic printmaking class and Ken Smith’s book cover design class have teamed with Brian Lair Books, a local bookstore specializing in books that provide inclusivity. Smith was contacted by the owner of Brain Lair Bookstore to have a class engage in a project for the bookstore, which

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