Category: Opinion

Reading Between the Lines with Eva: Fun reads to fit in around finals

By: Eva Monhaut Columnistemonhaut@iu.edu Finals week can be a stressful time for everyone especially during already chaotic times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one can always find solace between the pages of a light, easy read. So, as finals are fast approaching and another semester wraps up this cold, winter season, cozy up with

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A Walk in the Woods: Rudolphi Wildlife Refuge

By: John Griffee Staff Columnist Just off of Daly Road rests Rudolphi Wildlife Refuge, a park in Dowagiac, Michigan. Rudolphi Woods resides along the Dowagiac River, connecting trails from the city to the nearby campus of Southwestern Michigan College.  In it’s expansive acreage of 325 miles, 8 miles of trails weave through some of the

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Tasty Tips with Tay: Sweet Potato Curry

By: Taylor Waldron Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Staff Columnist @taylor_sumiko The temperature outside dropped below 50 degrees so it’s finally time to enjoy some fall-flavored dishes.  Fall is by far my favorite season for food. The cooler weather and beautiful colors outside inspire warm soups, classic comfort foods and pumpkin-flavored desserts.  Last year, I conquered vegan chili and

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: My Top 31 Spooky-Scary-Halloween Reads

By: Eva Monhaut Staff Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu Spooky season is here so it is that time of year to indulge and dive into some scary, spooky thrillers just in time for the Halloween season. Whether you enjoy pure horror literature or something humorous, the world of spooky-themed writing is filled with options for all readers.  Here

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Meet the staff: Alyssa Foster

By: Alyssa Foster My name is Alyssa Foster, and I am most likely an unfamiliar face to most here at IUSB. While I am a sophomore, this is my first year attending college in Indiana. I am originally from LaPorte, but I traveled to St. Charles, Missouri for my freshman year of college at Lindenwood

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A Walk in the Woods: Madeline Bertrand County Park

By: John Griffee Staff Columnist Madeline Bertrand County Park overlooks the St. Joseph River along the Michigan state line and shares a trail line with nearby Saint Patrick’s County Park. While the park is well known for its disc golf course, the park offers fun and enjoyment for families, hikers and disc golf enthusiasts alike.

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: Critical Reads for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Eva Monhout Columnist  emonhaut@iu.edu Fall is here, and October is now in full swing, which means it is time to turn out attention to some October recommendations. October is National Book month among other, more crucial monthly observations such as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and National Emotional Wellness month.  This is why for

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Meet the Staff: Kaylee Darnell

By Kaylee Darnell Staff-Writer kaysdarn@iu.edu For those of you who don’t know who I am, hey, my name’s Kaylee and I am a junior here at IU South Bend. I am majoring in Communication with a focus in Journalism and minoring in Personal Relations. I am also a member of the softball team and am

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