Tag: Katelyn Firestein

QSA Speaker Series sets itself apart

By: C.A. PRINTUP Staff Writer @DontWriteDown The Polar Vortex not only upset classes during the week of Jan. 27th, many events were disrupted and postponed due to the weather as well, including the a speaker for Queer Straight Alliance (QSA). Linda Lyons, a photography professor, was scheduled to speak on Wednesday, Jan. 30 but had

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NSSLHA making valentines for Center for Hospice residents

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Wednesday Feb. 13, the National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is hosting an event for Health Science students to make cards for residents at Center for Hospice Care. President of NSSLHA, Isabelle Tice, explained more about NSSLHA and why the organization decided on this event. “NSSLHA

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IU South Bend student board member of new nonprofit

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu An IU South Bend student is making her mark on the community as she accepted the position of  board member to a new, local nonprofit. Brittin Thomas is an IU South Bend student who has already obtained a BA in Special Education and is currently enrolled as a Pre-Occupational

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All-gender bathroom plans for Wiekamp Hall

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu A new all-gender bathroom is in the works in Wiekamp Hall, as well as many innovative initiatives that the Deputy Title IX Coordinator Laura Harlow is working on. The exact date on when the bathroom renovation will be completed is still unknown, but it has been approved and the

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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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