Category: campus

A shot at normalcy: IU South Bend partners with HealthLinc to provide COVID-19 vaccine

By: Cassidy Martenson  Staff Writer  On Thursday, IU South Bend partnered with HealthLinc to vaccinate students, staff and the broader community at the Student Activities Center. People were able to receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine and will be invited to return for the second dose on May 20.  Upon arrival, patients could

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The stench of spring

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Spring is here, and maybe it will finally stick in Northern Indiana. However, with spring comes an unexpected stench in the air. Is it rotting fish?  No, it is the infamous Callery Pear. The Callery Pear is a small ornamental tree, known for its beautiful – but smelly – white flowers

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Ron Monsma: painting a legacy at IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  It’s been 25 years. Ron Monsma has been teaching painting and drawing classes at IU South Bend, moving up the ladder of positions, until he has reached associate professor. At the end of 2021, he is set to retire. Monsma got his start at IU South Bend, working under the direction

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Baseball Sends a farewell to their seniors

By: Bayley Goodman Staff-Writer IU South Bend baseball is approaching the end of their season, meaning they will be saying goodbye to six of their incredible seniors on Sunday, April 25 at 7 p.m. Each senior has left their everlasting mark on the IU South Bend baseball program and will dearly be missed by coaches,

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200 years before campus: Jay Vanderveen provides insight on South Bend’s history

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  What used to be grandstands, might not look like much. Just south of the Community Building, the history of South Bend is nothing less than expansive. Dr. Jay VanderVeen, professor of archeology and anthropology, was asked this year to speak at the History Museum’s Insights on History. Due to the pandemic,

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Honoring survivors: IU hosts Take Back the Night

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer On Thursday, the Indiana University community joined together to honor the voices of sexual assault and domestic abuse survivors. The annual Take Back the Night Speak Out event was hosted via Zoom and featured survivor stories, statistics, and a mindfulness activity.  Take Back the Night is a worldwide initiative to

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IU names Pamela Whitten as 19th president

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Pamela Whitten was officially named to be the next IU President, according to News at IU. She is the first female president IU has had, in over 200 years of establishment in Indiana. Whitten has had a multitude of leadership roles and is currently the President of Kennesaw State University in

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Golf swinging into their CCAC Tournament

By: Bayley Goodman Staff-Writer Indiana University South Bend men and women’s golf wrapped up their season this pass week and are preparing for the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. The CCAC tournament will take place on April 22-23 for the women at the Ravisloe Country Club in Homewood, Ill. with Saint Xavier being the host

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