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Student government searches for candidates after senator resigns

By: LUCAS BURKETT Staff Writer A senator recently resigned from the Student Government Association and his position is now available. Senator Erich Haley emailed his resignation to Vice President Lois Kassem before the Sept. 11 SGA meeting, citing “personal reasons” for his departure. Scott Strittmatter, director of student life and adviser to the SGA, said

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App aims to protect students from sexual violence

By: LUCAS BURKETT Staff Writer IU South Bend’s Title IX department now endorses a free app aimed at preventing sexual violence. Circle of 6, winner of the 2011 White House “Apps Against Abuse” technology challenge, asks the user for six close friends or family members in case of an emergency. “It’s easy and accessible. The

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Preface Brief: Improv group teaches healthy relationships

The Women’s and Gender Studies department will host a program aiming to end sexual violence on campus. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 15, Sex Signals Improv Group will perform at the Northside Performance Hall. The show will be partly improvised with some scripted material and an emphasis on audience interaction. “This is a

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Search for new campus diversity head begins

By: LUCAS BURKETT Staff Writer Former chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College Jose Valtierra is applying for director of affirmative action and campus diversity and title IX coordinator at Indiana University South Bend. Valtierra presented his bid for employment to the Director of Affirmative Action and Campus Diversity and the Title IX search committee, faculty,

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Off campus activities offer students a change of scenery

By: LUCAS BURKETT Staff Writer Looking for a delicious Chinese dish before class? Check out China House, located on 2222 E. Mishawaka Ave, a few blocks from campus. Remember to bring your Indiana University ID, and receive a 10% percent discount on your purchase. Every college student knows the importance of coffee in our busy

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