By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer Professor Kim McInerney, Public Speaking Program Coordinator and Senior Lecturer in Communication Arts, won an IU-system-wide Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET) award for Community Engagement. McInerney received the award on Feb. 12 for her course, JOUR-J 429, more commonly known as Public Relations Campaigns. McInerney began teaching at
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
By: Eva Monhaut Staff Writeremonhaut@iu.edu The holidays are the perfect chance for students to step back, spend time with loved ones and give back to their community; this Thanksgiving students have a new opportunity to give back. The Student Nurses Association was collecting donations from Nov. 12-19 for Hope Ministries in South Bend. Hope Ministries
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
By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist The strange world of television sitcoms, for its overall breeziness and oft-criticized shallow brand of humor, is a curious place to find programming aimed more at genre-bending than good ratings. But in its fifth season, the Dan Harmon helmed “Community,” a show notorious for the way it plays with pop culture
By: IZZA JATALA Staff Writer Ignite Michiana focuses on community involvement and sharing the innovative ways people in town are contributing to wave of change South Bend has been undergoing recently. The concept is the same but the topic has changed; Ignite Michiana came back for a second installment at the State Theatre last week.
DANIELLE MILLER Staff Writer The American Democracy Project (ADP) at IU South Bend is sponsoring two days of service in honor of Cesar Chavez day. On March 28 and 29, volunteers are needed to read and present to children in public schools as part of a diversity reading program. Volunteers are also needed to work