Tag: Kate Luce

IU South Bend alumna worked on Belle Gunness trailer

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief Coral Lee Dorsch, BFA ‘20 Graphic Design, is stepping closer to her dreams of becoming a director. Recently, she worked as the production manager and art director on the concept trailer of The Farm. She came into contact with Michael Bernacchi, the writer for the script, through her boyfriend’s father and

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Students, staff and faculty required to get COVID-19 vaccine

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief Indiana University announced that students, staff and faculty are required to get the COVID-19 vaccine for the upcoming fall semester.  This announcement will allow for many of the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions and mask requirements to be relaxed throughout all universities.  Everyone is to get their first dose of the vaccine

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Four years down with the The Preface

By: Taylor Waldron Co-Editor-in-Chief Four years with The Preface have flown by. I remember walking across the campus bridge from River Crossing to my first interview with the former Editor-in-Chief, Jim Irizarry, in the fall of 2017. I was 18, completely terrified, but so excited to write for a college publication.   I interviewed and submitted

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IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, visits IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief A whirlwind trip to regional campuses has led IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, to visit IU South Bend on April 26. During her travels, Whitten has been given a Hoosier welcome throughout the IU campuses. “I absolutely have been overwhelmed by the campus itself. It’s beautiful. The range of academic programs that

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The stench of spring

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Spring is here, and maybe it will finally stick in Northern Indiana. However, with spring comes an unexpected stench in the air. Is it rotting fish?  No, it is the infamous Callery Pear. The Callery Pear is a small ornamental tree, known for its beautiful – but smelly – white flowers

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Ron Monsma: painting a legacy at IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  It’s been 25 years. Ron Monsma has been teaching painting and drawing classes at IU South Bend, moving up the ladder of positions, until he has reached associate professor. At the end of 2021, he is set to retire. Monsma got his start at IU South Bend, working under the direction

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200 years before campus: Jay Vanderveen provides insight on South Bend’s history

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  What used to be grandstands, might not look like much. Just south of the Community Building, the history of South Bend is nothing less than expansive. Dr. Jay VanderVeen, professor of archeology and anthropology, was asked this year to speak at the History Museum’s Insights on History. Due to the pandemic,

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