Category: Opinion

Gems in the Bend: Drinking and dining on a student budget

By: KENDALL ASBELL Staff Writer @kendallasbell This week in Gems in the Bend, we’ll be featuring a lesser-known bar located downtown, and this gastro pub has a style of its own. This Week: LaSalle Tavern Over the past few years, speakeasy bars have been trending in coastal cities like Los Angeles and New York. These

Continue reading

‘Rogue One’ a triumphant comeback for Star Wars

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Columnist I know that the excitement of “Rogue One” has come and gone, but anyone who hasn’t seen it more than once should definitely give it a re-watch. Let me first make it clear before I delve into the rest of this column that this particular installment is very heavy on opinion.

Continue reading

Gems in the Bend: Drinking and dining on a student budget

By: KENDALL ASBELL Staff Writer @kendallasbell Drinking alcohol and eating tasty food is one of my favorite pastimes. But, venturing into an unknown restaurant or bar can often be a scary endeavor. This is especially true when one is living on a student budget. That’s where I come in. I’m here to give you my

Continue reading

Meet Staff Writer Ashley Foor

By: ASHLEY FOOR Staff Writer asfoor@iusb.edu I think that I am technically a junior. I only take classes part-time, and I transferred from Ivy Tech, so it’s a bit confusing on where I stand. I am what you would call a non-traditional student; I am 31-years-old, married with two children, and I also work full-time

Continue reading

Student calls for campus changes to help environment

By: MATT WATKINS Guest Columnist Environmental sustainability is defined as the actions and processes that seek to elongate the natural resources of the earth, and minimize human impact on our environment. Although policy makers, environmentalists and laypeople alike have all attempted to contrive a solution that meets the demands of the triple bottom line that

Continue reading