Tag: Rodger Pinto

Rodger Pinto: New face, new attitude

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer Last semester, Rodger Pinto was elected as the new Student Government Association president. Pinto originally did not want to become president. Rather, he wanted to leave the position for another interested student, but after joining the SGA as senator and having leadership roles in business and the military, he decided

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IU South Bend student veteran receives Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Grant

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu Current IU South Bend Political Science and Sociology student, Rodger Pinto, has received one of this year’s two Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Fund awards. According to the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI), the grants are given to individuals to aid them in their research and to “develop an understanding

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Coffee and Conversation debates campus carry policy

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu For Constitution Week, the American Democracy Project (ADP) on campus hosted several conversations on current popular topics of political debate, including guns on campus. With the rise of mass school shootings across the nation, some campuses have discussed and even allowed members of universities with carrying licenses to carry

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