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QSA hosts bracelet-making, looks forward to thrift fair

You may have seen fellow students on campus creatively displaying their personal pronouns with enamel pins, buttons and even T-shirts. For those that also wanted to make their pronouns known in style, IU South Bend’s Queer Straight Alliance hosted an event on Oct. 19 for students to craft their own pronoun bracelets.

Roe v. Wade panel discussion educates students, sparks conversation

In the wake of the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court decision, commonly known as the overturning of Roe v. Wade, students at IU South Bend and citizens across the United States have been left to wonder what the future of reproductive healthcare and abortion access will look like.

QSA offers safe space for all on campus

By: TORI WILSON Staff Writer The LGBTQ community at IU South Bend has grown over the last few years and IU South Bend has been working to promote a safe, open environment for students to express themselves. The Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) at IU South Bend is a student organization in which LGBTQ+ individuals and

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Local transgender activist to speak at next QSA meeting

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer kmluce@iu.edu An opportunity to ask questions and show support to the LGBTQ+ community is coming once again to campus. Meghan Buell will be the second speaker of the Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) speaker series on local LGBTQ+ professionals. Buell is the founder of TREES, Inc. (Transgender Resource, Education And Enrichment

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QSA Speaker Series kicks off with local leaders, professionals

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief EditorPreface@gmail.com The QSA’s (Queer Straight Alliance) first speaker in their new series was Rob DeCleene. The series kicked off on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The series of speakers takes on a different format than using one of the campus performance halls. Instead, those attending can expect a more intimate setting. For DeCleene’s

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QSA Speaker Series sets itself apart

By: C.A. PRINTUP Staff Writer @DontWriteDown The Polar Vortex not only upset classes during the week of Jan. 27th, many events were disrupted and postponed due to the weather as well, including the a speaker for Queer Straight Alliance (QSA). Linda Lyons, a photography professor, was scheduled to speak on Wednesday, Jan. 30 but had

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All-gender bathroom plans for Wiekamp Hall

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu A new all-gender bathroom is in the works in Wiekamp Hall, as well as many innovative initiatives that the Deputy Title IX Coordinator Laura Harlow is working on. The exact date on when the bathroom renovation will be completed is still unknown, but it has been approved and the

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