Tag: American Democracy Project

American Democracy Project to host Roe v. Wade discussion

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

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American Democracy Project to host Constitution Week festivities

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.

Instagram: Another way to get involved on campus

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

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American Democracy Project using Discord to connect during debates

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu 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

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American Democracy Project and Political Science Club host Zoom lecture on civil discourse

By Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer emonhaut@iu.edu 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

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Importance of voting, now more than ever

By: HOPE FOWLER Staff Writer hfowlerg@iu.edu 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

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Meet the South Bend candidates up for election Nov. 5

By: TAYLOR HILL Staff Writer tarehill@iu.edu On Monday, Sept. 30 in the Humphrey’s room of the St. Joseph County Public Library (SJCPL), residents of South Bend gathered to meet the candidates for Mayor, Common Council, and the representatives for each district. This event was made possible by a combined effort from IU South Bend’s American

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Haas and Mueller face-off amid 2020 South Bend mayoral race

By: HOPE FOWLER Staff Writer hfowlerg@iu.edu Last Tuesday, October 1, Sean Haas (R) and James Mueller (D), two fierce candidates for mayor, faced off at IU South Bend Wiekamp Hall for a constructive debate led by the community. Dr. Elizabeth Bennion, leader of the IU South Bend American Democracy Project, monitored the debate. Questions for

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