Tag: covid-19

The state of journalism at IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  Journalism is making some changes soon at IU South Bend. In the next few years, another course will be added to the journalism concentration which will provide students with the foundations of broadcast journalism.   “With the upcoming changes in the General Education program, the Communication Studies department has made some overarching

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Speak Out Against Hate goes virtual

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Active Minds, the Queer Straight Alliance and the Honors Program all teamed up to host Speak Out Against Hate. This event comes to IU South Bend after recent attacks against Asian-Americans, a changing political system and the midst of the pandemic. Speak Out Against Hate typically partners with other organizations on

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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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The Student Activity Center making COVID-19 precautions clear

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief As the pandemic heads in a positive direction, IU South Bend is still playing it safe with mask policies and social distancing. The Student Activity Center is no different. As part of the university, the building has implemented rules to provide students, staff and faculty a safe place to exercise. Temperature

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COVID-19 College Crisis: How the School of Education has been impacted by the pandemic

By: Emily Trent  Staff-Writer COVID-19 has changed the way many learn but has also changed the way educators are teaching. The School of Education has had many changes occur since the start of the pandemic but not all have been negative. With virtual learning, comes flexibility and faculty and staff within the School of Education

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COVID-19: One year later

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief It’s been nearly one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of one year, many things have changed in the world and life for those at IU South Bend. Mask-wearing and social distancing have all become the norm. Let’s dive into the past year. Jan. 29: Indiana

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Students sound off thoughts on commencement

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief This year’s commencement will be unlike any other. The plans have been finalized and are getting set in motion for 2020 and 2021 graduates. In return, some students have mixed feelings about the plans. This year, commencement will take place in the parking lot behind the Student Activities Center on Wednesday,

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