Tag: American Democracy Project

American Democracy Project helps students register to vote

By: JIM IRIZARRY Staff Writer/Copy Editor jcirizar@iusb.edu The polls in the presidential race and several Indiana state races have never been closer. This means the ability to vote has never been more important. IUSB’s American Democracy Project (ADP) wants to help. If you missed your chance to register to vote on campus last week during

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Syria Times Talk hosted at IU South Bend

Syrian-American activists speak about the humanitarian situation in their war-torn country. By IZZA JATALA Staff Writer What started out as a mostly peaceful uprising against the Bashar Al-Assad Regime in Syria in 2011 has since turned into a violent civil war leading to a death toll reaching past 100,000 and over 2 million displaced citizens

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American Democracy Project celebrates Cesar Chavez day with community service

DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer The American Democracy Project (ADP) at IU South Bend is sponsoring two days of service in honor of Cesar Chavez day. On March 28 and 29, volunteers are needed to read and present to children in public schools as part of a diversity reading program. Volunteers are also needed to work

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Ten IU South Bend students featured on WNIT’s “Politically Speaking”

By MANDI STEFFEY Staff Writer The IU South Bend American Democracy Project’s weekly show on WNIT, “Politically Speaking,” invited ten students on air last Sunday, Feb. 10, to talk about local and national political issues. Elizabeth Bennion, an IUSB political science professor and host of “Politically Speaking,” asked students their opinions on topics ranging from

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Political Science Club hosts campus viewing of State of the Union address

By Nick Wort Staff Writer IU South Bend’s Political Science Club and the American Democracy Project partnered to bring the president’s State of the Union address to the Student Housing Community Building on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The event was created by the two clubs as a way to inform students about current politics and how

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