Category: Arts

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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Bee Art Contest buzzes back to campus

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu This semester the IU South Bend Bee Art Contest, hosted by the Center for a Sustainable Future, buzzes back to campus for its second year. Contest organizer, Julianna Rieckmann, announced that this year the contest is not only open to students at IU South Bend but to the entire

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The case of the missing sculpture

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu Outside of the gallery in EA, there recently was a sculpture. It featured five empty beer cans and emptied rifle cartridges. Now, the place where the sculpture was previously has been filled with just a piece of paper that reads, “This installation has been deemed too potentially offensive for

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Poetry celebrated at IU South Bend

By: CAMDEN CHAFFEE Staff Writer The poet Robert Frost once wrote, “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” These words were proved to be true by Francesca Bell and Rachel Custer, who read their poems in Weikamp Hall Monday night, conveying strong emotions and passion and capturing

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Painting classes experience nontraditional art at the Lubeznik Center

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu After being invited to a gallery visit, Laura Cutler, painting and drawing professor, took the class to the Lubeznik Center for the Arts to attend a talk on the Chicago Imagists, their predecessors and those who took inspiration from them. “The reason I decided to approach Painting 1 and

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