Tag: IU Bloomington

The Student Activity Center making COVID-19 precautions clear

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief As the pandemic heads in a positive direction, IU South Bend is still playing it safe with mask policies and social distancing. The Student Activity Center is no different. As part of the university, the building has implemented rules to provide students, staff and faculty a safe place to exercise. Temperature

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Dora Natella unveils Spirit of Indiana at Memorial Stadium

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief   Just outside of Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, IN stands Dora Natella’s recent sculpture settled into its new home. Natella, sculpture professor, spent the past two years full-time, creating The Spirit of Indiana, and despite the pandemic, provides a centerpiece for sports-goers and students alike.  The Spirit of Indiana features five athletes,

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Cutting ties with David Starr Jordan

By: Cassidy Martenson Intern The Indiana University Board of Trustees decided in an eight-to-one vote to remove the David Starr Jordan name from various locations around the Bloomington campus on Oct. 1. This decision was based on Jordan’s advocacy for the eugenics movement, a philosophy that seeks to improve the human race through forced sterilization

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COVID-19 cases on the rise in St. Joseph County

By: Cassidy Martenson  Intern  St. Joseph County is currently experiencing a rise in COVID-19 cases. As health officials encourage community members to follow safety protocols, it seems as though the numbers only continue to rise. However, the Indiana University South Bend (IUSB) campus community has been able to keep COVID-19 under control.  In the state

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Actions have consequences: Sex Fest and shaming students at IU Bloomington

By: KATE LUCE Staff Columnist  kmluce@iu.edu Since the beginning of the school year, my younger sister has been involved with the Sexual Health Advocacy Group (SHAG) at IU Bloomington. Earlier this month, the organization had their fourth annual Sex Fest, which included BDSM demonstrations on tying your partner and impact play. This event was not

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Who’s really benefitting from banded-tuition?

By: COURTNEY SNIADECKI Web Editor The real cost of banded tuition Recently, IU campuses have implemented a banded-tuition policy. The policy was adopted for the fall semester of 2016. Essentially, a student who enrolls in 12 credit-hours will pay the same tuition as a student who enrolls in 18 credit-hours. In a statement released Nov.

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LGBT at IUSB: How IU South Bend stacks up against IU Bloomington

By: LATORIA LAND Staff Writer If anyone were to take a look around an Indiana University campus, the large amount of diversity within the student body and faculty would be very apparent. The IU system holds a reputation for accepting people regardless of race, religion, age, background or sexual orientation. This open arms approach has

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IU’s “Little 500” performers still not announced

By MANDI STEFFEY Columnist IU Bloomington’s legendary Little 500 race and accompanying binge-drinking and concert-filled week (sometimes referred to as Little 5) is coming up. After scouring the internet for possible performers for the concert portion of the week, I couldn’t find any. By this time last year, the concert performers were already announced. As

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