Category: campus

Titan Atlas creates a cozy night inside via Zoom

By: Emily Hinds Intern In the spirit of the changing seasons, Titan Productions planned a “Cocoa and Canvas Night” for students and the community on Oct. 13. The purpose of this event was to help students take their mind off the stress of school by enjoying a nice cup of hot cocoa and getting in

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Students complain of issues with testing application Examity

By: Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer  emonhaut@iu.edu When it comes to taking exams, many professors choose to use online testing platforms which allow students to take their exams from the comfort of their own homes. Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic when most classes are online; testing proctors such as Examity are growing in popularity. However, many students

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Cutting ties with David Starr Jordan

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern The Indiana University Board of Trustees decided in an eight-to-one vote to remove the David Starr Jordan name from various locations around the Bloomington campus on Oct. 1. This decision was based on Jordan’s advocacy for the eugenics movement, a philosophy that seeks to improve the human race through forced sterilization

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An update: Campus mask violations may lead to suspension

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu In the last issue of The Preface, published on Oct. 7, it was published that “According to the IU-wide code of Sanctions for Noncompliance with COVID-19 Health and Safety Directives for students, any refusal of any of the rules put in place by IU may lead students to ‘suspension or

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American Democracy Project using Discord to connect during debates

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu This pandemic is forcing campus organizations to get creative with how they communicate with one another. The American Democracy Project uses Discord, a messaging program that uses channels, to connect with students, not just at IU South Bend, but throughout the United States. “The national American Democracy Project, an initiative

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Honors Program overcomes challenging online transition

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer The Honors Program’s transition to online has recently sparked some struggles as they conduct new events.  Throughout the year, the Honors Program plans several events so that members can attend to receive credit towards their honors program completion. Members must attend at least three of the events each semester in order

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SAC Athletic Facilities still operational, new procedures put in place

By Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer emonhaut@iu.edu For students looking to stay healthy and get in a workout between classes, the Student Activities Center (SAC) facilities are currently open and operational with new COVID-19 protocols in place. Students can use the facilities Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Executive Director of Athletics and Activities, Steve Bruce

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National domestic violence awareness month: how students can get involved

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern Many may think of October as the beginning of fall and the season of all things pumpkin spice, but to a large sector of the community, it is much more.  October is national domestic violence awareness month, a time to unite the community and advocate for victims of abuse. The IU

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