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Active Minds opens conversation regarding Derek Chauvin’s verdict

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer IU South Bend Chapter of Active Minds hosted a discussion via zoom exploring thoughts and feelings on Derek Chauvin’s trial and guilty verdict.  Nicole Haas, co-president of Active Minds, greeted attendees and gave Kevin Griffith, executive director of Student Advocacy and Community Engagement, an introduction. Griffith welcomed participants and said, “This

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Golf swinging into their CCAC Tournament

By: Bayley Goodman Staff-Writer Indiana University South Bend men and women’s golf wrapped up their season this pass week and are preparing for the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. The CCAC tournament will take place on April 22-23 for the women at the Ravisloe Country Club in Homewood, Ill. with Saint Xavier being the host

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Wellness Days replace spring break

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer coklimek@iu.edu A new addition to IU South Bend’s academic calendar welcomed for the spring semester, Wellness Days. Three Wellness Days were created in response to the pandemic’s impact on the spring semester.  All classes will not happen, and assignments will not be due on Wellness Days. The specific impact that inspired

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IU raises minimum wage for staff-appointed employees

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu Indiana University Board of Trustees announced that they are raising the minimum wage for staff-appointed employees to $13.66 an hour and then to $15 an hour by July 1.  This change puts IU’s minimum wage for full-time employees above the state and regional minimum wages. “This completes a plan approved

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New campus tours for prospective students

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer IU South Bend has adjusted campus tours to comply with COVID-19 restrictions by creating three different tour options for potential future students.  At the beginning of the pandemic and campus closures, all scheduled tours were canceled for the 2020 spring and summer sessions. However, as requests for in-person tours came

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IU South Bend receives STARS designation

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu IU South Bend became the first regional IU campus to receive a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System designation (STARS). The STARS designation is achieved through reports given to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. The award provides schools with a way to gain recognition for

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Saint Margaret’s House Winter Walk went virtual

Connie Klimek Staff-Writer coklimek@iu.edu The Honors Program is not slowing down due to the pandemic. While following the CDC’s guidelines and Indiana University’s health regulations, they have still found a way to keep up with Saint Margaret’s House Winter Walk. While in past years the Winter Walk was held in person, this year due to

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Changes coming to IU’s COVID-19 testing

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  kmluce@iu.edu Students can expect an increase in mitigation testing this semester. This was announced to students before the start of the spring semester through email. So far, students can expect to be tested at least once a week. However, student-athletes and housing residents are part of the group that might be

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