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Plastic lid collection for future benches at Elkhart County 4-H Fair ground

By: ASHLEY COX Staff Writer ashvcox@iu.edu The Center for a Sustainable Future will be collecting soda and water bottle lids for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair’s Lids for Benches program. “The buckets will be placed next to the blue recycling bins in Wiekamp, Northside and the Grill with a flyer showing which plastics we are

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ADP watches, discusses State of the Union

Carter Dejong Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu Last Tuesday, Feb. 5, the American Democracy Project (ADP) of IU South Bend held a discussion and watch party for the Presidential State of the Union Address (SOTU) at River Crossing. The evening began with a panel discussion of the recent 35 day partial government shutdown. Assistant Professor Sungkyu Jang

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We Asked You: Mayor Pete’s presidential aspirations

By: TANNIA JOHNSON Staff Writer With the launch of his presidential exploratory committee, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend has announced his plan to run for United States President in 2020. At the State of the Union Watch Party hosted by the American Democracy Project of IU South Bend on Feb. 5, IU South Bend

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Polar Vortex hits Potawatomi Conservatories

By: Kate Luce Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu As temperatures dropped to negative 20 degrees with windchill, the majority of those living in the Michiana area were affected by the aptly named “Polar vortex.” The majority of the new projects Emily Bradford, director at the Potawatomi Conservatories, had started, fell victim to the winter weather. The losses

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QSA Speaker Series sets itself apart

By: C.A. PRINTUP Staff Writer @DontWriteDown The Polar Vortex not only upset classes during the week of Jan. 27th, many events were disrupted and postponed due to the weather as well, including the a speaker for Queer Straight Alliance (QSA). Linda Lyons, a photography professor, was scheduled to speak on Wednesday, Jan. 30 but had

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Health and Wellness Center offers access to needed medications

By: ASHLEY COX Staff Writer ashvcox@iu.edu Carson Pifer, a junior at IU South Bend, has been talking to the Health and Wellness Center about creating a free medication room. Americare, a company gives away free medication to 501C organizations, is working with the Center. “The free medication room is to help everyone at IUSB and

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NSSLHA making valentines for Center for Hospice residents

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Wednesday Feb. 13, the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is hosting an event for Health Science students to make cards for residents at Center for Hospice Care. President of NSSLHA, Isabelle Tice, explained more about NSSLHA and why the organization decided on this event. “NSSLHA

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Campus safety and Student Activity Fund focus of discussions at SGA

By: CHRISTINA CLARK, HENRY FREESE Editor-in-Chief, Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) at IU South Bend held its second weekly meeting of the month on Feb. 8. New business during the meeting included a discussion on campus safety. The heart of the discussion was about calling for campus, police escorts. On Wednesday, Feb. 6,

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