Tag: Kate Luce

The state of journalism at IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  Journalism is making some changes soon at IU South Bend. In the next few years, another course will be added to the journalism concentration which will provide students with the foundations of broadcast journalism.   “With the upcoming changes in the General Education program, the Communication Studies department has made some overarching

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Speak Out Against Hate goes virtual

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Active Minds, the Queer Straight Alliance and the Honors Program all teamed up to host Speak Out Against Hate. This event comes to IU South Bend after recent attacks against Asian-Americans, a changing political system and the midst of the pandemic. Speak Out Against Hate typically partners with other organizations on

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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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COVID-19: One year later

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief It’s been nearly one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of one year, many things have changed in the world and life for those at IU South Bend. Mask-wearing and social distancing have all become the norm. Let’s dive into the past year. Jan. 29: Indiana

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Students sound off thoughts on commencement

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief This year’s commencement will be unlike any other. The plans have been finalized and are getting set in motion for 2020 and 2021 graduates. In return, some students have mixed feelings about the plans. This year, commencement will take place in the parking lot behind the Student Activities Center on Wednesday,

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Diana Greene Foster: Women can make their own decisions on abortion

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  Diana Greene Foster, professor at the University of California, San Francisco, led the discussion on the findings of the Turnaway Study for the Women and Gender Studies’ annual Women’s History Month lecture. Foster was the lead investigator of this study. The Turnaway Study followed just under 1,000 women throughout the United

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IU requiring flu shots for the upcoming semester

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu Earlier this month, IU South Bend students were sent an email stating that a flu shot is required for students to be able to come on campus in the spring. IU is pushing for students to get vaccinated to brace for a flu season combined with a global pandemic. “This

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