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All-gender bathroom plans for Wiekamp Hall

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu A new all-gender bathroom is in the works in Wiekamp Hall, as well as many innovative initiatives that the Deputy Title IX Coordinator Laura Harlow is working on. The exact date on when the bathroom renovation will be completed is still unknown, but it has been approved and the

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Third annual Michiana Justice Coalition works to stop hate in area

By: C.A. Printup Staff Writer The Michiana Social Justice Coalition met on Jan. 20 to discuss and aim to mitigate Indiana’s lack of a hate crime statute. The coalition, which meets on the anniversary of the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, was based on teaching members of the community on how they can “take part

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Campus tampon absence seen as potential violation of Title IX

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer Having access to crucial menstrual supplies on campus is a Title IX right that is being violated in many of our campus facilities, according to some. Some of the buildings on IU South Bend’s campus have no menstrual supply dispensers installed, while others installed sit empty. In some situations, the

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Clothesline Project braves fall winds

By: JOHN LARSON Staff Writer larsonjd@iu.edu Don’t be surprised if you see some t-shirts flowing in the wind between Northside and the SAC, but certainly pay attention. The Feminist Student Union (FSU) has erected a display for the Clothesline Project, which encourages victims of incest, domestic violence and sexual assault to write their statements onto

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New child development center may be in place by next fall

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Staff Writer On Friday, Sept. 21, at the first Academic Senate meeting of the year, April Lidinsky, head of the Women and Gender Studies program at IU South Bend, shared a report on the progress that was being made in re-establishing a child development center on campus. A task force had

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Women’s and Gender Studies series to begin Oct. 5

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief Clark66@iu.edu Kicking off a public forum series, April Lidinsky, department head of Women’s and Gender Studies at IU South Bend, looks forward to breaking down barriers and assumptions about the field. The Women’s and Gender Studies Public Forum series for 2018-2019 kicks off on October 5, at noon, for an hour-long

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Michiana Monologues 2014 is headed to the city

By: ASHLEY KATLUN Staff Writer What started as a small theatrical fundraiser at IU South Bend to benefit local non-profit organizations has grown into a popular campus and community event. Now in its seventh year of production, the Michiana Monologues started as a way to raise money, entertain and educate the public about violence against

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Campus Ally Network to offer training program starting in February

By: BEKKA OXLEY Staff Writer Campus Ally Network (CAN) training is set to begin the first week of February this semester. CAN is a program dedicated to supporting and affirming the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning students, faculty and staff at IU South Bend. More than 100 members of the campus community

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