Tag: covid-19

IUSB Bookstore plans to remain open for in-person business

By: Alyssa Foster The IU South Bend Bookstore will remain open on limited hours for the rest of the semester.  While classes have converted to an entirely online schedule, the IU South Bend Bookstore will remain open to students in order to collect rental returns. Rentals for the Fall Semester are due on Dec. 19.

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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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Honors program sending warmth this winter

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  kmluce@iu.edu This past week, The IU South Bend Honors Program crafted scarves to be donated to people in the community who will need them most this winter. As COVID-19 has affected programming for every organization at IU South Bend, the Honors Program has adapted to hosting virtual events. Many students have

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Political Science Club hosts discussion on prison systems in the United States

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The Political Science Club hosted a discussion about what the criminal justice system should serve. Dr. Stacie Merken, assistant professor in criminal justice, led the role of adding to the conversation by speaking on historical, academic and local information about the prison system. One of the first questions posed to

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: Fun reads to fit in around finals

By: Eva Monhaut Columnistemonhaut@iu.edu Finals week can be a stressful time for everyone especially during already chaotic times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one can always find solace between the pages of a light, easy read. So, as finals are fast approaching and another semester wraps up this cold, winter season, cozy up with

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Titan Atlas creates a cozy night inside via Zoom

By: Emily Hinds Intern In the spirit of the changing seasons, Titan Productions planned a “Cocoa and Canvas Night” for students and the community on Oct. 13. The purpose of this event was to help students take their mind off the stress of school by enjoying a nice cup of hot cocoa and getting in

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Students complain of issues with testing application Examity

By: Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer  emonhaut@iu.edu When it comes to taking exams, many professors choose to use online testing platforms which allow students to take their exams from the comfort of their own homes. Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic when most classes are online; testing proctors such as Examity are growing in popularity. However, many students

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