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Student Social Work Association looks forward to hygiene drive, new year

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    In anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Student Social Work Association at IU South Bend will hold a hygiene drive to benefit the Titans Feeding Titans food pantry.    The drive will run from Monday, Nov. 8 through Friday, Nov. 19. Collection boxes will be located on the first floor of Wiekamp

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Application for Engage IU South Bend Internship stipends ends soon

By: Mabel Myers Co-Editor-in-Chief    Engage IU South Bend Internship Program is offering $1,000 stipends to students who meet certain criteria. The application for this money closes on Nov. 9.     Students must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher. Undergraduates need to be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, not including the internship credits. Graduate

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Flu shot blitz events wrap up

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief    While the Health and Wellness Center’s flu vaccination blitz might have wrapped up, students, staff and faculty still can roll up their sleeves in order to protect themselves this flu season.    “The annual flu shot is formulated from the extensive research done by the World Health Organization and the CDC. It

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SGA discusses committee reports

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    In the absence of many senators, staffers and their faculty advisor, the Student Government Association held a brief meeting on Friday, Nov. 5 primarily to discuss committee reports.    The safety committee, chaired by senior Anna Roberts, said they are preparing for their annual safety walk with IUPD to identify locations on

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Students and faculty gather for historic inauguration

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    After a tumultuous two years – politically, socially, educationally and pandemic-ally – students might be tired of living through major history. This month, though, IU South Bend’s community members had the opportunity to witness some good news: the inauguration of IU’s nineteenth and first female president, Dr. Pamela Whitten.    Students and

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Decolonizing the classroom and academic spaces

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief    Otrude Moyo, director of the IU South Bend School of Social Work, spoke on decolonizing the classroom during this month’s Women and Gender Studies Lecture on Nov. 5.    Moyo kicked the lecture off by asking an important question: How well do we live with one another? According to Moyo, we hierarchize

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Are snow days a thing of the past?

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief    As the weather gets cooler, maybe the one thing most people aren’t looking forward to is snow. With poor weather conditions, it’s inevitable that students might have to drive through wintery conditions, but what might determine when IU South Bend closes? Well, there are a few factors that come into play

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Building a safe space for survivors

By: Cassidy Martenson  Co-Editor-Chief / Community Outreach Specialist TRIGGER WARNING: SEXUAL ASSAULT    November is Sexual Assault Awareness month. According to RAINN, 13% of all students experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation. It is the role of the campus community to create a system that supports survivors and speaks out against

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