Tag: Political Science Club

Political Science Club hosts discussion on prison systems in the United States

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The Political Science Club hosted a discussion about what the criminal justice system should serve. Dr. Stacie Merken, assistant professor in criminal justice, led the role of adding to the conversation by speaking on historical, academic and local information about the prison system. One of the first questions posed to

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American Democracy Project and Political Science Club host Zoom lecture on civil discourse

By Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer emonhaut@iu.edu The IU South Bend Political Science Club and American Democracy Project are teaming up to host an online zoom lecture live from 7 – 8 P.M. on Sept. 22. The lecture features American author and journalist, Alexander Hefferner, who hosts on PBS. The lecture will focus on civil discourse in

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IUSB hosts St. Joseph County Sheriff debate

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer Cadejong@iu.edu On Wednesday, Sept. 27, IU South Bend hosted the St. Joe County Sheriff debate between Bill Redman (D) and Paul Jonas (R). The debate was sponsored by the League of Women Voters, the IUSB Political Science Club and the American Democracy Project (ADP). The moderator of the debate was

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County Council Districts C and H debates hosted on campus

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer The Nov. 6 midterm elections are just around the corner. On that date, many Americans will be traveling to their polling places to cast their vote for who will make the laws and regulations that govern this country for the next two to six years, and will be the first

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Political Science Club to host Democracy Plaza! Constitution Day celebration on campus

By HENRY FREESE Staff writer hefreese@iu.edu     The IU South Bend Political Science Club and the American Democracy Project will host the second annual Democracy Plaza! Constitution Day celebration on campus on Monday, September 17. The second annual Democracy Plaza! Constitution Day celebration will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.    

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SGA and Political Science Club work to create informed voters

By: CHRISTINE GIVER Staff Writer Changes are possibly coming to the IU South Bend Constitution if students vote to pass the referendum this week. Andi Trowbridge, the secretary of SGA and the president of the Political Science Club, spoke passionately about the work that has been put into a revised version of the Constitution. “It

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Political Science Club hosts campus viewing of State of the Union address

By Nick Wort Staff Writer IU South Bend’s Political Science Club and the American Democracy Project partnered to bring the president’s State of the Union address to the Student Housing Community Building on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The event was created by the two clubs as a way to inform students about current politics and how

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