Category: Opinion

Getting to know Courtney Sniadecki, Preface web editor

By CHRISTINA CLARK Staff Writer Finding a spare moment to get Courtney Sniadecki, The Preface’s web editor, to slow down is a difficult task. She’s a busy woman. “Unfortunately, between a full-time job, a part-time job and a full school schedule, I don’t have much free time. I work every day of the week, and

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Faculty Spotlight: Communication Studies

By: JOSELYN ELLINGTON Staff Writer Much has changed recently with the IU South Bend Department of Communication Studies—a new office in a new building, new professors and new classes to name a few things—but what remains the same is that staff is open to help point students in the right direction. Faculty members Brett Labbé,

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Meet Staff Writer, Katelyn Firestein

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@umail.iu.edu The oldest city in the state of South Carolina is Charleston, which also happens to be one of my favorite cities in the country. To introduce myself, I am going to introduce my favorite place, Charleston, S.C. Charleston has always been important to my family, so over time, it

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Guest Columnist Stephen Salisbury suggests considering the past when voting in the future

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY Guest Columnist Hello, readers, and welcome back! I hope you had a great winter break and are excited about the new semester. For those of you first-year students, formerly known as freshmen, I hope you were able to gain a little confidence after successfully completing your first semester and are able to

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Bye and stuff: Preface EIC rambles semi-coherently in final entry

  By: JIM IRIZARRY Editor-in-Chief jcirizar@iusb.edu   I am not very good at goodbyes. The headline up top should have told you. Given how many times I’ve had to say goodbye over my life, whether professionally or personally, forced or unforced, one would think that I could have figured something out by now. Guess not.

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Meet Staff Writer: Anthony Ayala

By: ANTHONY AYALA Staff Writer @bman4ever92 I’m a senior journalism major with a minor in new media. My time at IUSB actually started with the Leadership Academy the summer before my first semester of college. It was a fun but busy summer as I learned my way around campus, made connections with both students and

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Salisbury’s Take

By: STEPHEN SALISBURY Guest Columnist I once heard the generation coming of age during the 1970s referred to as the “me” generation. These folks were essentially baby-boomers who were in their twenties and thirties at the time and were going through a period of what some would call self-discovery. It was during this decade that

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Pretend pregnancies create real problems

By: Sarah E. Bull Staff Writer @SarahSheridan Fictional pregnancies ruin everything. Have you ever been watching a show, and it’s getting on in seasons? The writing slips and viewership declines, but you stick with it out of habit—then BAM. In search of a ratings boost, one of the main characters is either pregnant or fathering

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