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On both sides, why can’t we come to terms with Bible movies?

By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist On the tail end of the last weekend-released “Noah” film comes a wave of controversy. In reality, seedlings of this contention were planted months ago when it was divulged that director Darren Aronofsky’s take on the well-known Bible story would be given a spectacularly Hollywood treatment. And with a budget of

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#CancelColbert? #WeNeedToHaveATalk

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist There’s a long list of words that are not OK to say. Racist terms have become part of that list. It isn’t something that sits well with the majority of the populace in America anymore (thankfully), and it’s something that’s more and more of a sensitive subject to be broached on

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Visual culture class goes virtual

By: BEKKA OXLEY Staff Writer Imagine a world where gaming in class is not only acceptable, but also encouraged. For some students at IU South Bend, using gaming software during class is anything but imaginary. Jane Cera, assistant professor of art education and department chair of fine arts, uses Second Life as a teaching tool

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The ins and outs of advising at IUSB

By: MANDI STEFFEY Staff Writer Advising, for many degree-seekers at IU South Bend, is a cut-and-dry experience. Each semester, students receive an email notification indicating that they will need to meet with a faculty or professional adviser before they can enroll in classes. The meeting between student and adviser is meant to be a time

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Feeding the beast: Facebook Paper and the problem with digital feeds

By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist Earlier this month, the folks at Facebook released what they called, “A fresh, new look for News Feed.” The social media behemoth’s once much-maligned real-time update of posts, photos and general interactions has since become a staple in the decade (can you believe it?) since Facebook had its humble start in

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Shy, cold shooting dooms Titans

By: Neil King Staff Writer There were no lead changes in a rough loss as visiting St. Francis outscored the IUSB men’s basketball team 52-26 in the first half in what would be a 17-point loss by the Titans on Monday, Jan. 20. Home court advantage meant little as the IUSB squad fell behind 8-20

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Campus Ally Network to offer training program starting in February

By: BEKKA OXLEY Staff Writer Campus Ally Network (CAN) training is set to begin the first week of February this semester. CAN is a program dedicated to supporting and affirming the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning students, faculty and staff at IU South Bend. More than 100 members of the campus community

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Alumni Spotlight: Krista Keirnan

By: TRICIA MCCANN Staff Writer After the last book has been shut and the final key struck on that research paper, when does the student become the professional? Alumni Krista Keirnan underwent this transformation in 2013 when she graduated from IU South Bend with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications with a focus in public

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