Tag: Salisbury

Salisbury’s Take: And now, the end is near.

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist I don’t know about you, but I’m tired. With only about two and a half weeks left of classes this semester, I can certainly see the light at the end of the tunnel. The problem is the light feels like it’s coming from a runaway freight train. With the latest

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Salisbury’s Take: The battle has only just begun

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist Well, those pesky midterm elections are over. Thankfully, we’ll get a break from all of those negative campaign ads for a while. We can all go back to our normal lives and not have to worry about politics again for another two years at least. WRONG! In case you didn’t

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Salisbury’s Take: Don’t be scared off by Democracy!

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist Happy Halloween, everyone! This is an especially spooky year because of the midterm election that happens this coming Tuesday. Midterms are always interesting to those of us who follow politics, but I’m not sure the average citizen gets much excitement out of this particular political phenomenon. It is not uncommon,

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IU First Lady visit celebrates young women philanthropists

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Staff Writer While IU First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie served as the keynote speaker for a luncheon event entitled “Women Helping Women” on Thursday, the guests of honor were actually four female IU South Bend students. The students were nominated by directors of local programs and organizations that each has played

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Gen Ed revision debate wreaks havoc in Academic Senate

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Staff Writer The Academic Senate meeting that began this past Friday with a moment of silence for colleagues who had recently passed quickly digressed into a debate over issues that many in the monthly meeting thought had been settled quite some time ago. In an effort to meet the Fall 2020

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Salisbury’s Take: Striving for perfection is not healthy

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist One of the reasons I wasn’t able to be successful in my college career until much later in life was because I always felt like if I could not be perfect, it wasn’t worth it to make the effort. I’ve had several discussions with students this semester who get so

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Salisbury’s Take: Who needs a break this week?

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist My last few columns have been about super serious topics, so when I sat down to write this week, I thought I might like to lighten things up a bit. I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things in the world to do is nothing! Jerry Seinfeld

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