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Mitigation tests reach zero

By: Tori Wilson  Staff Writer  Mitigation testing for COVID-19 has been in effect at IU South Bend since the fall 2020 semester, and now IU South Bend has reached a 0% positivity rate.  Several things have helped keep rates so low including moving to mostly virtual classes in the fall, remaining completely online from Nov.

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Purdue Polytechnic building officially changes name to Parkside Hall

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Chancellor Susan Elrod announced that the former Purdue Polytechnic building would officially be named Parkside Hall on March 5. The building is tucked behind the Franklin D. Schurz Library. The building used to be home to Purdue Polytechnic Institute, but this program began to move off of IU South Bend’s campus

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Jill Pearon named IU South Bend’s Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  kmluce@iu.edu IU South Bend has chosen Jill Pearon to become the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (EVCAA). Pearon is set to begin this position on Feb. 15. As ECVAA, Pearon will serve as the chief academic officer for IU South Bend. She will retain and enhance the quality of academic

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