Category: Opinion

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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Quirky contestants shine on America’s Got Talent

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Staff Writer Admittedly, I no longer watch a ton of reality television. I think most of it these days is garbage and often shows the worst of humanity. America’s Got Talent is a show that I never thought I would follow the way that I have this season. Ventriloquists AND jugglers? I

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Pop culture columnist laments that her favorite show can’t go on perpetually

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Staff Writer Rock. Paper. Scissors. Lizard. Spock. When you hear those five words separately, they are all recognized as their literal definitions. Together, they refer to something else entirely. For those not “in the know,” I am talking about The Big Bang Theory. It seemed proper to start the school year off

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