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Honors Program hosts book drive for Success Academy School Library

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer The IU South Bend Honors Program is currently hosting a donation book drive for children in kindergarten through fifth grade.  The book drive is being held to provide books to the Success Academy School Library. The idea originally stemmed from a collaboration between the Honors Program and the National Honors Society

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Indulging for independence: Honors Program celebrates Greek Independence Day

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff-Writer  The Honors Program at celebrated Greek Independence Day with a sweet treat on Thursday. Students joined Dr. Neovi Karakatsanis, honors program director, virtually to make baklava in their own homes and learn about Greek history.  The idea was originally for a just cooking demonstration led by Dr. Karakatsanis. The idea then

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Honors Program providing Malawi Matters with reusable pads

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The IU South Bend Honors Program has teamed up with Malawi Matters to make reusable pads for young girls living in Malawi, Africa. This “Party with a Purpose” will provide almost 200 sanitary napkins.  This is a two-part event. Students first met on Zoom to cut out fabric for the

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Michelle Telléz to speak at the Gloria Kaufman Lecture Series

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu Michelle Tellèz will highlight intersections of research of activism and the U.S.-Mexico border at this year’s Gloria Kaufman Lecture Series. Due to COVID-19, this year’s lecture will be hosted through Zoom for the first time. Telléz’s work centers around transnational community formation, Chicana mothering and gendered migration. She is a

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Honors Program takes tubing trip 

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer The IU South Bend Honors Program took a trip to St. Patrick’s Park on Feb. 13 for students to enjoy the snowy weather and spend time with friends. This was the first successful year for the tubing trip after it was cancelled last year due to the lack of snow. With

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Saint Margaret’s House Winter Walk went virtual

Connie Klimek Staff-Writer coklimek@iu.edu The Honors Program is not slowing down due to the pandemic. While following the CDC’s guidelines and Indiana University’s health regulations, they have still found a way to keep up with Saint Margaret’s House Winter Walk. While in past years the Winter Walk was held in person, this year due to

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Students moving back to campus

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  Campus has been quiet without students these past couple of months, but as of this weekend on-campus housing is back open at IU South Bend. Students began moving back to campus with protocol in place to keep staff and students safe on Feb. 4-6.  Due to the weather, the arrival

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Hearts and crafts

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  The IU South Bend Honors Program is finding ways to spread love throughout the organization. On Feb. 11, Honors students will be meeting virtually to craft their own heart pillows to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Students were required to RSVP to the event by Jan. 29. This allows the Honors Program

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