Tag: Mira Costello

Who let the dogs out? Therapy animals visit Honors Lounge

By: Mira Costello Staff-writer Finals season might be ruff, but the Honors Program found the paw-fect way to help students destress and unwind. From 12 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2, three certified therapy dogs visited and played with students and faculty in the Honors Lounge.  Ruthie and Goliath, from Therapy Dogs International and Alliance

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We Asked You: What is your least favorite thing about IU South Bend?

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer Even though we’re all happy to be back together for a COVID-19 safe, in-person semester, we know no campus has had a perfect transition. No campus is perfect at all – including IU South Bend.  Sophomore Isaac Allen’s biggest pet peeve at IU South Bend is Canvas. “I’m not a big

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Gamer’s Guild partners with Schurz Library for festive game night

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    Spooky, scary…scrabble games?    Everyone has their own style of kicking off Hallo-weekend, and for Gamer’s Guild, it’s board games, costumes, friends and food.     On Oct. 29 from 4:30 to 7 pm, the club partnered with Franklin D. Schurz Library to hold a Halloween game night in the Wiekamp Educational Resource Commons

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Student Social Work Association looks forward to hygiene drive, new year

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    In anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Student Social Work Association at IU South Bend will hold a hygiene drive to benefit the Titans Feeding Titans food pantry.    The drive will run from Monday, Nov. 8 through Friday, Nov. 19. Collection boxes will be located on the first floor of Wiekamp

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SGA discusses committee reports

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    In the absence of many senators, staffers and their faculty advisor, the Student Government Association held a brief meeting on Friday, Nov. 5 primarily to discuss committee reports.    The safety committee, chaired by senior Anna Roberts, said they are preparing for their annual safety walk with IUPD to identify locations on

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Students and faculty gather for historic inauguration

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    After a tumultuous two years – politically, socially, educationally and pandemic-ally – students might be tired of living through major history. This month, though, IU South Bend’s community members had the opportunity to witness some good news: the inauguration of IU’s nineteenth and first female president, Dr. Pamela Whitten.    Students and

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