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Internships changing during this pandemic

By Ashley Cox Staff-Writer The pandemic has made internships at IU South Bend difficult for some students and professors helping them.  With less students on campus, class size for the internship course has gotten smaller, but it always depends on the size of the grade during that year.   “There are less students on campus, so

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American Democracy Project and Political Science Club host Zoom lecture on civil discourse

By Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer emonhaut@iu.edu The IU South Bend Political Science Club and American Democracy Project are teaming up to host an online zoom lecture live from 7 – 8 P.M. on Sept. 22. The lecture features American author and journalist, Alexander Hefferner, who hosts on PBS. The lecture will focus on civil discourse in

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Honor’s Program offers virtual movie night 

By: Eva Monhaut emonhaut@iu.edu Staff Writer In past semesters, IU South Bend Honors Students have had the opportunity to gather in the community housing building for regular movie nights, snacks and bonding, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, these have now been adapted to a virtual format. Students who wish to watch the film should

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Things to do amid COVID-19 restrictions

By Hope Fowler Staff-Writer hfowlerg@iu.edu On March 23, Indiana Governor, Eric Holcomb, issued the state mandated stay-at-home order due to the Coronavirus outbreak.  Many seniors in high school were missing their last prom, senior banquets for spring athletics and graduation. Seniors in college were missing graduation and spring athletics. Students were struggling with the sudden

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SGA election results are in: Kayla Isenbletter wins presidency

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The IUSB Student Government Association (SGA) election results were announced on Wednesday, Sept. 9 for the 2020-2021 academic year. Kayla Isenbletter won the presidency for the SGA. Rana Hamad won the Vice Presidency. Christian Martinez is Treasurer, and Daphne Galloway is Secretary. Naseem Alfadhl, Tahyia Rehman Alvi, Diana Baca Delgato,

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Fewer food choices on campus this semester due to COVID-19

By Connie Klimek Staff Writer On campus dining is looking a bit different this year. Due to the pandemic, limited dining options are available, with campus only opening two out of their four dining locations. The Grill is open 11a.m. – 3p.m., and We Proudly Serve Starbucks is open 8a.m.-5p.m. Both are open Monday –

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Mandatory fee replaces past fees, financial aid frustrates others

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu Students may have noticed a charge named “Mandatory Fee” of $323.91 for full-time students taken out and put back into their accounts on Sept. 1.  According to Judy Houston, associate bursar, this fee takes into account distance fees, technology fees, laboratory fees, repair and rehabilitation fees and the student activity

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Honors Program gives thanks to frontline workers strong

By Eva Monhaut Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has put a strain on frontline workers, from those working in the overwhelmed hospitals, to those at our local grocery stores working to ensure everyone has the resources they need in these troubling times. The IU South Bend Honors Program wants to show their appreciation

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