Tag: CASSIDY MARTENSON

Bachelor of Science coming to World Languages Department

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  IU South Bend is expected to offer three new world language degrees for fall 2021. The IU Board of Trustees approved a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in French, German, and Spanish at their February meeting.  The decision will be finalized when the programs are approved by the Indiana Commission of

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Students moving back to campus

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  Campus has been quiet without students these past couple of months, but as of this weekend on-campus housing is back open at IU South Bend. Students began moving back to campus with protocol in place to keep staff and students safe on Feb. 4-6.  Due to the weather, the arrival

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Hearts and crafts

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  The IU South Bend Honors Program is finding ways to spread love throughout the organization. On Feb. 11, Honors students will be meeting virtually to craft their own heart pillows to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Students were required to RSVP to the event by Jan. 29. This allows the Honors Program

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Meet the staff: Cassidy Martenson

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  Hello! My name is Cassidy Martenson, and I am a sophomore here at IU South Bend. I began my college experience at Butler University in Indianapolis before transferring home to South Bend in Spring 2020. Transferring was scary, but I am so glad that I ended up here! I am

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Sculpting for change

By: Cassidy Martenson  Intern The sculpture classes at Indiana University South Bend are using its talents to create meaningful change in the community. Through careful planning and research, the Sculpture 1 course has changed the purpose of sculpture for students and viewers. The final project was designed and implemented by Brian Hutsebout, Visiting Assistant Professor

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Studying while campus is closed

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern Indiana University South Bend will be closed from Nov. 20 to Feb. 7, thus eliminating on-campus study spaces for students. As students head home to finish out the semester, there are plenty of options to study off campus to suit individual needs.  The first thing students should do is consider their

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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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