Category: SLIDER STORIES

Honors Program providing Malawi Matters with reusable pads

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The IU South Bend Honors Program has teamed up with Malawi Matters to make reusable pads for young girls living in Malawi, Africa. This “Party with a Purpose” will provide almost 200 sanitary napkins.  This is a two-part event. Students first met on Zoom to cut out fabric for the

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Combating cabin fever: scavenger hunts in student housing

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer While COVID-19 may be limiting many aspects of on-campus housing, one Resident Assistant) is doing their part to keep residents engaged with student activities. Dmitri Nickell, an RA in Riverview, has been designing scavenger hunts around the community for his residents.  Nickell became an RA this semester and quickly generated

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Wellness Days replace spring break

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer coklimek@iu.edu A new addition to IU South Bend’s academic calendar welcomed for the spring semester, Wellness Days. Three Wellness Days were created in response to the pandemic’s impact on the spring semester.  All classes will not happen, and assignments will not be due on Wellness Days. The specific impact that inspired

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Dental Hygiene Clinic providing area children with free services

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer The IU South Bend Dental Hygiene Clinic hosted a no-charge Kid’s Dental Day on Feb. 15 for families in the South Bend area. The event provided over $9165 of services to the community for free. A total of 33 children received dental treatment, and families received information on dental care and

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Men’s Basketball: Road to the Championships

By: Bayley Goodman Staff Writer IU South Bend men’s basketball team was excited for their 2020-21 season after winning the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament the previous year. The Titans started the season off beating both Trinity Christian and Bellevue College before IU South Bend halted all athletics. With little hope of playing, all the

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Bachelor of Science coming to World Languages Department

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  IU South Bend is expected to offer three new world language degrees for fall 2021. The IU Board of Trustees approved a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in French, German, and Spanish at their February meeting.  The decision will be finalized when the programs are approved by the Indiana Commission of

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New campus tours for prospective students

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer IU South Bend has adjusted campus tours to comply with COVID-19 restrictions by creating three different tour options for potential future students.  At the beginning of the pandemic and campus closures, all scheduled tours were canceled for the 2020 spring and summer sessions. However, as requests for in-person tours came

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IU South Bend receives STARS designation

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu IU South Bend became the first regional IU campus to receive a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System designation (STARS). The STARS designation is achieved through reports given to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. The award provides schools with a way to gain recognition for

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