Category: News

Ten IU South Bend students featured on WNIT’s “Politically Speaking”

By MANDI STEFFEY Staff Writer The IU South Bend American Democracy Project’s weekly show on WNIT, “Politically Speaking,” invited ten students on air last Sunday, Feb. 10, to talk about local and national political issues. Elizabeth Bennion, an IUSB political science professor and host of “Politically Speaking,” asked students their opinions on topics ranging from

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Spring break not always beaches and margaritas

By SARAH E. WARD Staff Writer IU South Bend students are about half way through the semester and are ready for spring break to arrive. Some will travel out of town, others will party, a lot will catch up on sleep and a few will experience an alternative spring break. Hailey Hennessy, a trip leader

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Political Science Club hosts campus viewing of State of the Union address

By Nick Wort Staff Writer IU South Bend’s Political Science Club and the American Democracy Project partnered to bring the president’s State of the Union address to the Student Housing Community Building on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The event was created by the two clubs as a way to inform students about current politics and how

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Pet Refuge Volunteers Wanted, Must Love Dogs (Or Cats)

By LAUREN PAJAKOWSKI Staff Writer Calling all animal lovers! Do you have extra room in your heart and extra time in your schedule? If so, Pet Refuge is looking for you. Located just minutes from IU South Bend, Pet Refuge is a non-kill animal shelter run entirely by volunteers. Whether you’re a cat-lover, dog-lover or

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President proposes raising federal minimum wage

Luckily, moving back home is in vogue. By CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist During President Obama’s State of the Union address on February 12, the president proposed raising the federal minimum wage from its current status of $7.25 an hour to $9.00 an hour. This could have quite an effect on the workforce, for employers, and the

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