Category: Opinion

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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If “Monster Hunter” is bad, I will eat this article in sadness

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Fun fact about me: I love video games. I’ve been playing games for as long as I can remember, and the medium has always been a vital part of my life. So naturally when I heard on Friday that my favorite series “Monster Hunter” was receiving a film adaptation set

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Macadoo’s: The best bang for your buck in Michiana

Taylor Waldron Staff Writer, Food Columnist @taylor_sumiko Living in Michiana means that we’re surrounded by amazing local restaurants and more often than not, their high prices can push college students away. It’s easy to settle for fast food and frozen meals when they’re more affordable than local fare. Here, we’ll uncover the hidden restaurant gems

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The real horror in ‘Birdbox’

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By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Columnist I have nothing against Netflix. The convenience of services like the streaming giant are the main reason I no longer have cable TV, and I almost always have Netflix on somewhere in my home.  I say this because I want it to be known that I have no grudge against Netflix

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Restaurant Spotlight: J.W. Chen’s authenticity sets it apart

By: JOHN LARSON Staff Writer larsonjd@iu.edu When you enter J.W. Chen’s Chinese Cuisine, you might find a bright, aged woman sipping tea and reading a Chinese newspaper. She will quickly rise to greet you, find you a seat, and ask you about the sort of food you like. This is the restaurant’s namesake: Jean Chen.

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Salisbury’s Take: Parting is such sweet sorrow

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist Well, my friends, the time has come to say good bye. This will be my last column. As I shared last time, I’ve begun a new job here on campus as part of the leadership team in the Dwyer College of Health Sciences and for the first time in six

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We asked you: Advising

BY: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer It is that time of year again. Time to plan classes for the Spring semester, meet with your advisors and look forward to a new semester of fun classes. What classes are you looking forward to next semester and why?  Have you met with your advisor yet? We asked you.

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