Category: campus

Poet Rita Dove gives public lecture on campus

By: JOHN LARSON Staff Writer larsonjd@iu.edu On Sept. 22, Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate Rita Dove gave a public lecture for the 6th Annual Bender Scholar-in-Residence Lecture. The lecture, part discussion of art, part recitation of it, saw a crowded theater at the Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall. The

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Staff Profile: Get to know Henry Freese

By: HENRY FREESE hefreese@iu.edu Hello! My name is Henry Freese, and I am a senior here at Indiana University South Bend. This is my first semester working at “The Preface” campus newspaper here at Indiana University South Bend. I am working towards obtaining my bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, with a concentration in Journalism, as

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Coffee and Conversation debates campus carry policy

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu For Constitution Week, the American Democracy Project (ADP) on campus hosted several conversations on current popular topics of political debate, including guns on campus. With the rise of mass school shootings across the nation, some campuses have discussed and even allowed members of universities with carrying licenses to carry

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Women’s and Gender Studies series to begin Oct. 5

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief Clark66@iu.edu Kicking off a public forum series, April Lidinsky, department head of Women’s and Gender Studies at IU South Bend, looks forward to breaking down barriers and assumptions about the field. The Women’s and Gender Studies Public Forum series for 2018-2019 kicks off on October 5, at noon, for an hour-long

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Club Profile: History Club

By: Taylor Waldron Staff Writer/Web Editor @taylor_sumiko You probably don’t know much about History Club if you’re not a member already, however it is one of the largest and most inclusive clubs on campus at IU South Bend. The club is open to all students, not just history majors, and features a variety of events

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Academic Senate tackles ambitious agenda in first meeting of the year

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Staff Writer Raman Adaikkalavan, department chair in Computer Science and Informatics within the IU South Bend College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and new President of the Academic Senate, began the first meeting of this austere group promptly at 10 a.m. on Friday and quickly embarked on a well-defined agenda for

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Update on international studies programs

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu The international studies program has updated information on the study abroad trips mentioned in last week’s issue of The Preface. The spring break Mexico trip will fulfill an ANTH-N190 credit towards anthropology. The additional two trips that were potentially going to be taking place over the summer were not

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