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Preview: the Library Prize for Undergrad Research

By NICK WORT Staff Writer Every year, the Schurz Library at IU South Bend holds the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research to honor student research excellence. The deadline to submit a project for the prize, Feb. 22, is fast approaching. “The prize is designed to reward students’ academic scholarship” said Nancy Colborn, the chair of

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New secular club at IU South Bend

“Viewing things without a religious lens” By MANDI STEFFEY Staff Writer It’s likely that most students have seen religious-affiliated groups and clubs on campus passing out prayer, religious texts and the like to passersby in Weikamp and sometimes other locations throughout IU South Bend. These groups have existed on campus for years, and a different

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Not-so-promising upcoming music documentaries

By MANDI STEFFEY Columnist It appears as though two new documentaries will be popping up in theatres and on TV this spring. Two of the biggest names in the music industry today, Snoop Dogg (or Lion, whatever) and Ke$ha, are coming out with documentaries this March and April. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Snoop Dogg’s

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Student Profile: Psychic and Medium, Dusten Lyvers

By CECELIA ROEDER Design Editor      So many times when we hear the words “psychic” or “medium,” we’ll picture a gypsy with a crystal ball in a tent at the fair. Believe it or not, this stereotype can be very untrue. Dusten Lyvers, 19, is not a Psychology major at IU South Bend, but

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Student Profile: Courtney Simpson

By TAYLOR NEFF Staff Writer 5’10’. 2013. 32. Her height. Her graduation year. Her basketball number. A dental hygiene student at IU South Bend, Courtney Simpson is drilling both on and off the court. But did you know that this leading rebounder’s passion for the sport originated while watching her father play professionally in Spain?

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IUSB campus anticipates $2.15 million budget deficit for 2013-14

Chancellor Reck appoints committee to provide recommendations By DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer A campus bulletin posted from the chancellor’s office on Jan. 8 indicated that IU South Bend will fall about $2.15 million short on the 2013/2014 academic year budget. “Enrollment is up 1% from last fall but credit hours are down 2%,” said Chancellor

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