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“Screaming Queens” documentary

By: BRENDAN MCDANIAL On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Civil Rights Heritage Center at IU South Bend had a showing of the film “Screaming Queens” to celebrate 2018 Transgender Awareness Month. It had been part of an ongoing series at the Center, in which films relating to current hot-button civil rights issues were shown, followed by

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Book banning, objectivity central to talk given by David Detmer

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Book banning is generally a dangerous practice. While it is important to be aware of potentially controversial or objectionable content that enters print, the act of having a government official or agency attempting to prevent its existence draws close to overstepping the right to freedom of expression granted by the

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County Council Districts C and H debates hosted on campus

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer The Nov. 6 midterm elections are just around the corner. On that date, many Americans will be traveling to their polling places to cast their vote for who will make the laws and regulations that govern this country for the next two to six years, and will be the first

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A Short Guide to the Nov. 6 Elections Part 2

By: CARTER DEJONG AND BREDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Office Name: City Council Representative, District H (4 years) Office Summary: The City Council is responsible for creating and executing any local laws, ordinances or other legislative duties. The District H representative will be one of nine members contributing their voice to the Council.   Candidate Name:

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A short guide to the November 6 elections

By: CARTER DEJONG AND BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writers Office Name: U.S. State Senator (Six Years) Office Summary: One of two elected representatives to the United States Senate.  They will be responsible for giving Indiana a voice this House of Congress.   Candidate Name: Joe Donnelly Party Affiliation: Democrat Experience: Notre Dame Graduate (BA Government 1977,

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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in South Bend, Mishawaka

By BRENDAN MCDANIEL Guest writer     On Sunday, Aug. 26, volunteers from across the nation gathered in Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion to kick off the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Multiple high-profile guests appeared and spoke at the event, from South Bend’s Mayor Pete Buttegieg to former Late Show host, David Letterman, with

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