Category: Opinion

‘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.

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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

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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

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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

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Students get pumped for new Harry Potter movie

By: C.A. PRINTUP Staff Writer @dontwritedown “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” is coming out Friday, Nov. 18, and some students at IU South Bend are getting excited. “This is her first non-book movie and I’m really interested to see how it does,” IUSB student Kyree Turner said. “I didn’t care for most of

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SGA President preaches hope in time of distress for many

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY SGA President According to Webster’s dictionary, a demagogue is “a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power.” There is no doubt, based on this definition, that America elected a demagogue last week. There is also no doubt that there are many communities

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