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Honors Program overcomes challenging online transition

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer The Honors Program’s transition to online has recently sparked some struggles as they conduct new events.  Throughout the year, the Honors Program plans several events so that members can attend to receive credit towards their honors program completion. Members must attend at least three of the events each semester in order

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National domestic violence awareness month: how students can get involved

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern Many may think of October as the beginning of fall and the season of all things pumpkin spice, but to a large sector of the community, it is much more.  October is national domestic violence awareness month, a time to unite the community and advocate for victims of abuse. The IU

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Honor’s Program offers virtual movie night 

By: Eva Monhaut emonhaut@iu.edu Staff Writer In past semesters, IU South Bend Honors Students have had the opportunity to gather in the community housing building for regular movie nights, snacks and bonding, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, these have now been adapted to a virtual format. Students who wish to watch the film should

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Honors Program gives thanks to frontline workers strong

By Eva Monhaut Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has put a strain on frontline workers, from those working in the overwhelmed hospitals, to those at our local grocery stores working to ensure everyone has the resources they need in these troubling times. The IU South Bend Honors Program wants to show their appreciation

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Honors talk gives tips on applying to graduate school

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu Graduate school is not for everyone, but for individuals considering life after receiving an undergraduate degree, it is important to know what potentially comes next. Dr. Neovi Karakatsanis, the director of the Honors Program at IU South Bend, believes it is crucial that students considering grad school are prepared

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College beyond the classroom 

By: EMILY TRENT Staff Writer Dr. Gail McGuire, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at IU South Bend gave an honors talk January 27 in the River Crossing Student Housing. During her discussion, she covered the benefits of Community Engagement and how students can get the most from their experience. Professor McGuire runs the program, Engage IU

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1st Source and Honor’s talk: How to keep a budget and save money

By: EVA MONHAUT emonhaut@iu.edu Staff Writer “Money, Money, Money. I work all night, I work all day, to pay the bills, I have to pay,” sound familiar? If you can relate to those classics lyrics from Money Money Money by ABBA, you may benefit from some of the tips covered in the three-part lecture series

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Honors program hosts cookies, cocoa, and canvas event with student painter Kate Luce

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Dec. 6, the Honors Program is hosting their annual holiday party with a twist: Cookies, Cocoa, and Canvas. Fellow Honors student and Fine Arts major, Kate Luce, will be leading the event by instructing the painting. “Every winter, the Honors Program holds a holiday party for its members.

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