On Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. EST, U.S. President Joe Biden will deliver the annual State of the Union address to Congress. The purpose of the State of the Union address is for the president to meet with Congress to provide an outline of the presidential administration’s goals, as well as updates on the nation. These updates could include discussing foreign and domestic affairs, as well as issues that are currently prevalent within the United States.
On Nov. 8, the American Democracy Project of IU South Bend hosted their annual Party at the Polls event. This event encouraged students and staff to come together in celebration of Election day before going to the polls to vote together.
When the leaves turn orange and the air begins to crisp, something reveals itself in the shadows. Is it Halloween … or even upcoming exams? It’s getting closer, and before you know it, there it is! Voting season!
In the wake of the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court decision, commonly known as the overturning of Roe v. Wade, students at IU South Bend and citizens across the United States have been left to wonder what the future of reproductive healthcare and abortion access will look like.
In honor of Constitution Week, the American Democracy Project is holding a panel discussion about “Post-Roe America and The Constitution”. The event will take place on Sept. 20 at the University Grill from 4 to 5:15 pm. Each visiting panelist will speak on the topic, and then the floor will be open to discussion for […]
In celebration of Constitution Day, an annual federal observance on Sept. 17, the American Democracy Project at IU South Bend will host a tent and share information about the U.S. Constitution. Since the event falls on a Saturday this year, the ADP will instead hold Constitution Week from Sept. 19 to Sept. 23.
By: Mira Costello Co-Editor Do you want to be more active in those clubs you signed up for during Welcome Week? Do you have a packed schedule, but still want to support your campus organizations? Do you just want more Instagram followers? If your answer to any of those questions is “yes,” look no further […]
By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief email@example.com This pandemic is forcing campus organizations to get creative with how they communicate with one another. The American Democracy Project uses Discord, a messaging program that uses channels, to connect with students, not just at IU South Bend, but throughout the United States. “The national American Democracy Project, an initiative […]
By Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer firstname.lastname@example.org The IU South Bend Political Science Club and American Democracy Project are teaming up to host an online zoom lecture live from 7 – 8 P.M. on Sept. 22. The lecture features American author and journalist, Alexander Hefferner, who hosts on PBS. The lecture will focus on civil discourse in […]
By: HOPE FOWLER Staff Writer email@example.com As multiple imperative elections in our area and country arise, it is more important than ever for individuals to participate in their social responsibility of voting. Voting isn’t only a civic duty, but it’s an opportunity to voice your opinion. Voters get the chance to tell the democracy what […]