By: Mabel Myers Editor-in-Chief Photos and Captions // Ashley Rose, Photographer We’ve all spied a curious and playful squirrel running around, or avoided a goose here on campus. These critters can most often be identified as the gray squirrel and the Canada goose. While it may seem fun and intriguing to get close to the
By: Cassidy Martenson Co-Editor / Community Outreach Specialist First doses, second doses, and boosters oh my! The IU South Bend Health and Wellness Center is offering Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 boosters and vaccines. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, booster shots can help to increase the effectiveness of the vaccine. A booster dose for any vaccine
By: Mira Costello Staff-writer Finals season might be ruff, but the Honors Program found the paw-fect way to help students destress and unwind. From 12 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2, three certified therapy dogs visited and played with students and faculty in the Honors Lounge. Ruthie and Goliath, from Therapy Dogs International and Alliance
By: Alyssa Foster and Cassidy Martenson Co-Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor-in-Chief/Community Outreach Manager The past couple weeks have been completely different for the two of us. One of us spent ten days in Europe. The other spent ten days in South Bend doing the same thing she has done for the last few months. Cassidy traveled from
By: Reagan Ayala Intern The Community Building in housing was dressed to scare with the annual halloween dance, courtesy of the Resident Hall Association on Oct. 29. RHA is a student-run organization working to improve the quality of life for other students on campus. The group regularly participates in and creates events for the enjoyment
By: Ashley Rose Intern Navigating college can be hard enough, as students attempt to live alone, manage a job, school and a social life. But how can students ensure they stay connected with their spirituality? Delight is a religious organization that has an initiative of bringing together Women of Christ to build a Godly community.
By: Ashley Rose Intern It’s no secret that the stereotype of college students eating ramen and microwave popcorn four days a week is the reality for most students. While this may be the reality, dining halls in colleges are expected to offer options to suit everyone’s dietary needs in a quick, easy and cheap way
By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Spring is here, and maybe it will finally stick in Northern Indiana. However, with spring comes an unexpected stench in the air. Is it rotting fish? No, it is the infamous Callery Pear. The Callery Pear is a small ornamental tree, known for its beautiful – but smelly – white flowers