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ADP watches, discusses State of the Union

Carter Dejong Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu Last Tuesday, Feb. 5, the American Democracy Project (ADP) of IU South Bend held a discussion and watch party for the Presidential State of the Union Address (SOTU) at River Crossing. The evening began with a panel discussion of the recent 35 day partial government shutdown. Assistant Professor Sungkyu Jang

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Center for a Sustainable Future combats climate change

Correction In our Jan. 23 issue, we said that the Center for a Sustainable Future “has been conducting research to assist farmers in creating new and efficient ways to farm.” In fact, this research should have been attributed to Purdue University as well as the Environmental Resilience Institute at IU Bloomington. The Center continues to

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Business profile: MAKE South Bend

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu If you are looking for a place to create, imagine, or invent, MAKE South Bend is a great option that is close to campus. They are a local “makerspace,” a collective place that offers the equipment and supplies to create all types of art. When you walk in the

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Michigan votes to legalize recreational marijuana

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu On Election Day, Michigan voters passed Proposal 1 to legalize recreational marijuana use with 56% of voters voted yes on the proposal. 4.3 million Michigan residents turned out to vote this year. Under the new law, Michigan residents 21 years and older will be allowed to keep up to

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Racist Snapchats shed light on how incidents are handled on campus

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu Two weeks ago an incident was reported where one student allegedly used racist and offensive language to attack another student’s political views. Screenshots of Snapchat messages posted on Facebook, that included tags to organizations and faculty members on campus, show the student using racist and obscene language in reference

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IUSB hosts St. Joseph County Sheriff debate

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer Cadejong@iu.edu On Wednesday, Sept. 27, IU South Bend hosted the St. Joe County Sheriff debate between Bill Redman (D) and Paul Jonas (R). The debate was sponsored by the League of Women Voters, the IUSB Political Science Club and the American Democracy Project (ADP). The moderator of the debate was

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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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