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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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IUSB receives grant money for dark matter research

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu The next great discovery in the world of physics just might happen in the basement of Northside Hall. Ilan Levine has been a professor of physics at IU South Bend since 2004. He is leading a group of students on a project with the hope to learn more on

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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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