Category: Opinion

Salisbury’s take

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY SGA President Do Black lives really matter in this country? If so, then why does it make so many people uncomfortable when we make that statement? Every day I turn on the TV and another unarmed Black man has been killed by a police officer. I must admit, I watched the recent

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SGA president preaches positivity

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY SGA President stugov@iusb.edu One of the traps that we often fall into as students is this mentality that the university is out to get us somehow or that our professors find some kind of joy out of seeing us fail. I have spent the past four and a half years on this

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Student Housing allows pets for special needs

By: C.A. Printup Staff Writer @dontwritedown There is a pig on campus—a kitty named Piglet to be exact. She lives with me in my dorm at River Crossing Student Housing and is incredibly fat in a good and adorable way. I have an invisible disability—one that requires constant medication, therapy and work. Pet therapy has

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Rogue One: The story “Star Wars” fans deserve

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Columnist While I realize this can be just as controversial a topic as the presidential election, depending on the audience, there is something I just have to say. I did not like “Star Wars: Episode VII.” To put it more specifically, it disappointed me in several significant ways. Anyone who is an

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SGA president gives advice to struggling students

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY SGA President Well, here we are. By the time you read this article, we should be well into week four of our semester here at IU South Bend. This is when things start to get really real, especially for our first-year students just coming out of high school this past spring. Your

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SGA president takes a different perspective on new parking rules

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY SGA President One of the hottest topics on campus this past week has been the new flat rate that everyone has to pay to park on campus. We even had folks on the local news complaining about this situation. Basically, at least for this year, you simply have to pay an upfront,

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