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IU South Bend gets first fine arts club

By: ZACHARY BEAUCHAMP Staff Writer zbeaucha@iu.edu IU South Bend is host to many clubs, one not among these, is a fine arts club, until now. With the help of William (Bill) Tourtillotte, who will function as the club’s staff advisor, art enthusiasts and IU South Bend students Kolt Sizer and Julia Kanestrom aim to make

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Final four candidates for Chancellor announced, visiting

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief EditorPreface@gmail.com On Feb. 1 the final four candidates for IU South Bend’s Chancellor position were announced in a release from the school. The four finalists for the position at this stage are Dwight C. Watson, Terisa C. Riley, Susan L. Elrod and Philip K. Way. Watson visited campus on Feb. 4,

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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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