Tag: Katelyn Firestein

Honors program hosts cookies, cocoa, and canvas event with student painter Kate Luce

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Dec. 6, the Honors Program is hosting their annual holiday party with a twist: Cookies, Cocoa, and Canvas. Fellow Honors student and Fine Arts major, Kate Luce, will be leading the event by instructing the painting. “Every winter, the Honors Program holds a holiday party for its members.

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Club Profile: Feminist Student Union

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu For any member of the IU South Bend community who believes in equality, the Feminist Student Union (FSU) is the perfect club. The Feminist Student Union is aimed at providing education and inclusion to members of the community, specifically here on campus. It focuses on defining feminism, creating a

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Holistic medicine, scenic attractions and studying in China

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu Yet another study abroad trip has become available this summer for students. The Chinese culture and medicine trip gets students immersed in the culture and practicing traditional medicine in China, and explains the unique approach to disease treatment, prevention and health promotion in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The trip

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Counseling and International Services team up for day of service for survivors

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Thursday, Oct. 25, the counseling center and international student services teamed up with local organizations to host a day of service for survivors of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Christine Bettcher, a counselor at the student counseling center at IU South Bend, reached out to a variety of

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Club Profile: The QSA

By: TAYLOR WALDRON Web Editor/Staff Writer @taylor_sumiko   The QSA (Queer Straight Alliance) is up and running with its new president. IU South Bend junior, Katelyn Firestein, is leading the club with a vibrant spirit. For those who may wonder what the QSA is and who should be a part of it, Firestein insists that

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Sustainability club pushes for campus ban on Styrofoam

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu Sustainability club secretary and Sodexo employee Cassidy Parks started a petition to remove all Styrofoam from campus. Most Styrofoam is used in food services, so the petition calls for Sodexo, the dining services at IU South Bend, to make changes. “The bad thing about Styrofoam is that it is

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IUSB theatre and dance sells out auditorium for Mamma Mia!

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu The theatre and dance department at IU South Bend put on the production, “Mamma Mia!” last weekend. The show ran from Thursday, Oct. 4 to Sunday, Oct. 7. The production had several sold-out shows. The musical includes a variety of acting, dancing and singing. It includes the timeless songs

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Coffee and Conversation debates campus carry policy

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu For Constitution Week, the American Democracy Project (ADP) on campus hosted several conversations on current popular topics of political debate, including guns on campus. With the rise of mass school shootings across the nation, some campuses have discussed and even allowed members of universities with carrying licenses to carry

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