Booked with finals? Here’s how to utilize the library for your research 

When it comes to final papers, the most difficult part is starting. Procrastination is inevitable. Before actually writing the paper, you have to sit there for hours and think about how you need to write the paper. It’s a process that everyone is familiar with, but that doesn’t make it any less exhausting. 

Contentious Senate and House bills sweep the U.S.

Following the 2022 Midterm election, the previously democratically led Congress experienced a flip in the House of Representatives as a Republican majority won the election. While the U.S. Senate held a Democratic majority, the House of Representatives saw a shift in the majority party, which instituted a split in congressional majority. This is historically known to create limitations on how many bills are passed at state and national levels, as well as what types of bills are written and brought to the senate floor. 

Outstanding community members recognized at Student Life Awards

On April 23, students, faculty, staff and families gathered for the annual Student Life Awards reception. After deliberation by the Student Life Awards Selection Committee, winners were announced and presented with commemorative crystal plaques.

Annual writing awards celebrate student creativity

As the semester comes to a close, we reflect on all the accomplishments made throughout the school year. For the Department of English, this lies in the Student Writing Awards. The event, which took place on April 20, centered around the release of Analecta, IU South Bend’s literary journal of published student works. Quinn Newell was the editor of the 2023 Analecta.

Senior goodbye: Kaylee Darnell

For the last three and a half years, I’ve been writing the sports stories for the Preface, but this story is different. This time, I’m signing off and saying goodbye. This is such a bittersweet feeling…it hurts so much to close one chapter, but knowing you’re about to turn the page to the next chapter is so exciting. 

Journalist fatalities, arrests, disappearances rise

close up view of an old typewriter

In 2022, journalist deaths rose over 50 percent from 2021. The majority of these murders, according to the data provided by the Committee to Protect Journalists, occurred in Ukraine and Latin America. There were 71 confirmed killings related to their occupation, most of which were reporting on topics such as crime, corruption and politics.