Tag: covid-19

Students, staff and faculty required to get COVID-19 vaccine

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief Indiana University announced that students, staff and faculty are required to get the COVID-19 vaccine for the upcoming fall semester.  This announcement will allow for many of the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions and mask requirements to be relaxed throughout all universities.  Everyone is to get their first dose of the vaccine

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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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IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, visits IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief A whirlwind trip to regional campuses has led IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, to visit IU South Bend on April 26. During her travels, Whitten has been given a Hoosier welcome throughout the IU campuses. “I absolutely have been overwhelmed by the campus itself. It’s beautiful. The range of academic programs that

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A shot at normalcy: IU South Bend partners with HealthLinc to provide COVID-19 vaccine

By: Cassidy Martenson  Staff Writer  On Thursday, IU South Bend partnered with HealthLinc to vaccinate students, staff and the broader community at the Student Activities Center. People were able to receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine and will be invited to return for the second dose on May 20.  Upon arrival, patients could

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The stench of spring

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Spring is here, and maybe it will finally stick in Northern Indiana. However, with spring comes an unexpected stench in the air. Is it rotting fish?  No, it is the infamous Callery Pear. The Callery Pear is a small ornamental tree, known for its beautiful – but smelly – white flowers

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Ron Monsma: painting a legacy at IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  It’s been 25 years. Ron Monsma has been teaching painting and drawing classes at IU South Bend, moving up the ladder of positions, until he has reached associate professor. At the end of 2021, he is set to retire. Monsma got his start at IU South Bend, working under the direction

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Honoring survivors: IU hosts Take Back the Night

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer On Thursday, the Indiana University community joined together to honor the voices of sexual assault and domestic abuse survivors. The annual Take Back the Night Speak Out event was hosted via Zoom and featured survivor stories, statistics, and a mindfulness activity.  Take Back the Night is a worldwide initiative to

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