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Honors Program hosts service project with Food Bank of Northern Indiana

By: Alyssa Foster Co-Editor    The IU South Bend Honors Program hosted an all-day service project on April 19 that allowed students to help the Food Bank of Northern Indiana prepare for their upcoming Stamp Out Hunger event.    The event took place in the Honors Lounge, where students could stop by at any time to help.

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Instagram: Another way to get involved on campus

By: Mira Costello Co-Editor    Do you want to be more active in those clubs you signed up for during Welcome Week? Do you have a packed schedule, but still want to support your campus organizations? Do you just want more Instagram followers?    If your answer to any of those questions is “yes,” look no further

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Who let the dogs out? Therapy animals visit Honors Lounge

By: Mira Costello Staff-writer Finals season might be ruff, but the Honors Program found the paw-fect way to help students destress and unwind. From 12 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2, three certified therapy dogs visited and played with students and faculty in the Honors Lounge.  Ruthie and Goliath, from Therapy Dogs International and Alliance

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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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