Tag: political science

Political Science professors weigh in on the current state of US politics

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu Political science professors Elizabeth Bennion and Steven Gerencser recently shared their thoughts on the current state of American politics, including the 2020 Democratic primary. Many people might agree that our nation has never been as divided as it is today. According to Gerencser, this is because Republicans and Democrats

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Neovi Karakatsanis’s experience at Indiana US Senate debate

By: Ashley Cox Staff Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Neovi Karakatsanis, professor of political science and director of the IU South Bend Honors Program, had the privilege to ask a question at the Indiana U.S. Senate Debate. Her experience at the debate was, “a lot of fun.” “While I have attended debates in the past

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Walorski discusses jobs, congress & veteran benefits on WNIT’s “Politically Speaking”

By: NEIL KING Staff Writer The WNIT show “Politically Speaking” recently featured a one-on-one discussion with Jackie Walorski and host Elizabeth Bennion and for a feature titled “Legislators Tell All: The Importance of Public Policy.” Bennion, an IU South Bend professor and host of the show, interviewed the 2nd Congressional District representative for the episode

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