Tag: Alicia Flores

IU South Bend student explores church basement

By: ALICIA FLORES Staff Writer aaflores@umail.iu.edu While some students spent their summer vacations at the beach, senior Patrick Finnigan spent part of his summer excavating an enclosed space located in the basement of St. Paul’s Memorial United Methodist Church in hopes of uncovering the truth. Finnigan grew curious after taking a tour of the church

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ATM removal leaves fewer options for getting cash on campus

By: ALICIA FLORES Staff Writer aaflores@umail.iu.edu Over the summer Teachers Credit Union (TCU) removed an ATM from its longtime home in Northside Hall. “The removal of the TCU ATM was a business decision by TCU,” said vice chancellor, Phil Iapalucci. “The machine was not satisfying the business needs of TCU.” Prior to the removal, TCU

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Professor Peter Bushnell’s work on Greenland sharks makes cover of Science

By: ALICIA FLORES Staff Writer aaflores@umail.iu.edu A project that started nearly six years ago has finally brought media coverage, fan mail and the cover of Science magazine to one IU South Bend professor. Professor Peter Bushnell recently made national news with his studies on Greenland sharks. His team’s research on the aging of the species

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Campus mall becomes hot stop for Pokemon trainers

By: ALICIA FLORES Staff Writer aaflores@umail.iu.edu New books, a fresh set of classes, new faces and Pokemon? Rattatas, Pidgeys and Oddishes are among the many virtual creatures that have joined campus this fall, and the university has welcomed them with open arms. Pokemon Go, the popular smartphone application released over the summer, has brought many

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SGA holds elections, hopes for higher turnout

By: ALICIA FLORES Staff Writer aaflores@umail.iu.edu The Student Government Association (SGA) elections are right around the corner. So it may be time for you to get involved. This year, there are two candidates running for SGA president. Stephen Salisbury and Shail Bhagat are both in the running for the president’s seat. Eighteen students are running

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IU South Bend’s student ID cards ineligible for voting

By: ALICIA FLORES Staff Writer aaflores@umail.iu.edu If you have registered to vote in the upcoming presidential primary, you may have some issues if you try using your student identification card as a voter identification card when it’s time to vote. According to Indiana’s voter ID law, voters need to have an ID with an expiration

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BSU to host annual Apollo Night

By: ALICIA FLORES Staff Writer aaflores@umail.iu.edu The Black Student Union (BSU) will host its annual Apollo Night from 7 to 9 p.m. March 3 in the University Grill. The event is open to anyone who wishes to attend, and food and drinks will be provided. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third

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