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Wolfson Press book illuminates local art history

By: RYAN L. GRUENWALD Staff Writer Wolfson Press celebrated the release of their newly published book, “Fine Arts of the South Bend Region, 1840-2000” with an art exhibit at IU South Bend’s Art Gallery. The show highlighted many of the local artists documented in the text. A reception was held at the gallery on Friday,

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E-readers now available for checkout at the Schurz Library

By: RACHEL ALTUM Staff Writer Are you an Apple, Kindle or Nook fan? The Schurz Library now has you covered. The library recently received a $5,764 Library Services & Technology Act grant to establish an e-reader checkout program. There are now two iPad Minis, three Kindle Fire HDs, three Nook HD+s and two Kindle Paperwhites

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New cabaret club aims to give us the old razzle dazzle

By: BRIDGET JOHNSON Staff Writer The New Follies Cabaret Club, a newly-organized group on campus, wants to give South Bend a taste of classic vaudeville. IU South Bend students interested in performing acts inspired by the 1920s recently met. Right now, the club mostly consists of IUSB theater students who plan on including community members

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Price increases hit campus vending machines

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer Prices in IU South Bend’s vending machines have risen according to Ziggy Pairitz, director of dining services. This increase has occurred on both Coca-Cola products and regular food items. The food is distributed on campus through a vending company called Canteen. “Canteen approached me and asked if I could go

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Off-campus eats: Pitts BBQ offers change of pace

By: RYAN LOHMAN Staff Writer IU South Bend has added more options for lunch and dinner in recent semesters and a few restaurants are only a short hike from campus, but it can still feel like pizza and subs are always on your plate. One near-campus option to reward a bored palate is Pitts BBQ—and

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Walorski discusses jobs, congress & veteran benefits on WNIT’s “Politically Speaking”

By: NEIL KING Staff Writer The WNIT show “Politically Speaking” recently featured a one-on-one discussion with Jackie Walorski and host Elizabeth Bennion and for a feature titled “Legislators Tell All: The Importance of Public Policy.” Bennion, an IU South Bend professor and host of the show, interviewed the 2nd Congressional District representative for the episode

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Where’s Buddy Holly? Why Van Halen is killing my oldies experience

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist I’ve noticed more and more Van Halen sneaking into my Oldies ra­dio station at work. Van Halen has never been something I considered an “oldie” (they’re certainly a good­ie, when the mood strikes). I’ve begun to realize that though I’m in my mid-twenties, the world is shifting faster and faster, and

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Titan men notch second win of the season

By: CAMERON MCCARTNEY Staff Writer The IU South Bend men’s bas­ketball team faced the Bearcats of Brescia University on the IUSB campus on Wednesday night, and the Titans started the game on fire. Shooting three-pointers and hustling up and down the court, IUSB never trailed despite some close calls, and pulled off the win, 90-77.

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