Tag: Connie Kilmek

Active Minds opens conversation regarding Derek Chauvin’s verdict

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer IU South Bend Chapter of Active Minds hosted a discussion via zoom exploring thoughts and feelings on Derek Chauvin’s trial and guilty verdict.  Nicole Haas, co-president of Active Minds, greeted attendees and gave Kevin Griffith, executive director of Student Advocacy and Community Engagement, an introduction. Griffith welcomed participants and said, “This

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Share a piece of your culture in the International Student Organization’s Cookbook

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer The International Student Organization at IU South Bend is in the midst of creating a cookbook for all students to share cultural recipes with the university community.  The hope for this cookbook is to evolve into a tradition for future Titans to participate in while continuing to expand the amount and

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Study abroad trips back in action at IU South Bend

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer IU South Bend is hosting a study abroad trips to Costa Rica and Iceland during Summer Session II. The four weeklong program’s tentative dates of travel for Costa Rica are July 10 to Aug. 7, 2021. While the two week long program for Iceland, has tentative dates of travel are July

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The IU South Bend’s Kickline “tapped into spring” with first performance of the year.

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer The Kickline kicked off their first performance on in downtown South Bend at the Studebaker Plaza on April 2. The performance was featured as a part of Downtown South Bend’s April First Fridays.  This event coined with the name Tap into Spring also featured an art installation, live music, food, drinks

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Register for your COVID-19 vaccine

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer  On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Governor Eric Holcomb announced that eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines will open to all Hoosiers ages 16 and older beginning on March 31. Vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available. The Pfizer vaccine is not available for administration to children under 16. The Moderna

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Ebony Stewart slammed her way through hard topics during poetry event

By Connie Klimek Staff Writer Titan Productions hosted a spoken word poetry event showcasing the work of one of the top touring poets in the United States, Ebony Stewart.  Titan Productions described, “Stewart is an international touring poet and performance artist. Her work speaks to the Black experience, with emphasis on gender, sexuality, womanhood, and

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Wellness Days replace spring break

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer coklimek@iu.edu A new addition to IU South Bend’s academic calendar welcomed for the spring semester, Wellness Days. Three Wellness Days were created in response to the pandemic’s impact on the spring semester.  All classes will not happen, and assignments will not be due on Wellness Days. The specific impact that inspired

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