Tag: Pete Buttigieg

Mayor Pete announces presidential run

On a rainy and cold Sunday, April 14, South Bend’s Mayor Pete Buttigieg held an event at the Studebaker 84 Building to formally announce his presidential campaign for the 2020 election. Two students working with The Preface were in attendance, Carter DeJong and Taylor Hill.  

First mayoral forum hosted in Addicott/Yoshi Performance Hall

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu Seven of the nine Democratic candidates were present at the first primary forum of the 2020 South Bend mayoral race held at the Addicott/Yoshi Performance Hall. Candidate Will Smith did not appear at the debate since he is being held without bond after being arrested on a warrant out

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QSA Speaker Series kicks off with local leaders, professionals

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-in-Chief EditorPreface@gmail.com The QSA’s (Queer Straight Alliance) first speaker in their new series was Rob DeCleene. The series kicked off on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The series of speakers takes on a different format than using one of the campus performance halls. Instead, those attending can expect a more intimate setting. For DeCleene’s

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We Asked You: Mayor Pete’s presidential aspirations

By: TANNIA JOHNSON Staff Writer With the launch of his presidential exploratory committee, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend has announced his plan to run for United States President in 2020. At the State of the Union Watch Party hosted by the American Democracy Project of IU South Bend on Feb. 5, IU South Bend

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IUSB and South Bend share historic landmark, redefine public

By: TANNIA JOHNSON Staff Writer A building once known for division has defined its role. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, an event celebrating IU South Bend’s Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC) becoming a historic landmark took place featuring remarks from major influences in the city including South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and IU South Bend Interim

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Mayor Pete to speak about community leadership

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@umail.iu.edu   South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg will speak at IU South Bend at 5 p.m., Jan. 29, as part of an Arts Lecture series hosted by the Communication Studies Department. The Mayor will speak about issues concerning community leadership, both on local and global scales, including how the South

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Salute National Honor Society induction held for Veterans Day

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Staff Writer clark66@umail.iu.edu   IU South Bend celebrated Veterans Day a day early with a choir, a color guard and a discussion after an induction ceremony for student veterans into the Salute National Honor Society. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Chancellor Terry Allison, John Thompson, chair of the Department of Fine Arts,

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Mayor Buttigieg talks veterans’ issues, his service, and adjusting back to civilian life

By: JIM IRIZARRY Staff Writer Jim Irizarry: First of all, in regards to IUSB, the Veterans Book Club meeting is coming up on the 10th, and you’re going to be making an appearance. How did that come about? Pete Buttigieg: I have a lot of regard for the Student Veteran Organization there. It’s a relatively

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