Tag: CASSIDY MARTENSON

Cutting ties with David Starr Jordan

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern The Indiana University Board of Trustees decided in an eight-to-one vote to remove the David Starr Jordan name from various locations around the Bloomington campus on Oct. 1. This decision was based on Jordan’s advocacy for the eugenics movement, a philosophy that seeks to improve the human race through forced sterilization

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COVID-19 cases on the rise in St. Joseph County

By: Cassidy Martenson  Intern  St. Joseph County is currently experiencing a rise in COVID-19 cases. As health officials encourage community members to follow safety protocols, it seems as though the numbers only continue to rise. However, the Indiana University South Bend (IUSB) campus community has been able to keep COVID-19 under control.  In the state

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National domestic violence awareness month: how students can get involved

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern Many may think of October as the beginning of fall and the season of all things pumpkin spice, but to a large sector of the community, it is much more.  October is national domestic violence awareness month, a time to unite the community and advocate for victims of abuse. The IU

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Celebrating 200 years of Indiana University

By Cassidy Martenson  Intern  Indiana University celebrated its 200th year with a bicentennial celebration and historic marker tour On Sept. 17. Guests were able to tour IU South Bend and view various new historic markers while learning more about their significance. To close out the celebration, four faculty members were awarded bicentennial medals for their

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It’s okay to ask for help

By Cassidy Martenson Intern  Many college students face battles beyond the confines of the classroom on a daily basis. It is important to understand that these battles are worthy of attention, and that no one is truly alone in their struggles. As mental illness becomes represented and accepted among young adults, it must be made

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Dedication to Community: Events during COVID-19

By: CASSIDY MARTENSON Intern  Many things look different this semester, but IU South Bend is still committed to creating community through social distanced events. Students and faculty are creating virtual and in-person events that are both safe and engaging. Some of these activities include virtual game nights, drive-in movies, and appearances by comedians.  The number

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