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Students sound off thoughts on commencement

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief This year’s commencement will be unlike any other. The plans have been finalized and are getting set in motion for 2020 and 2021 graduates. In return, some students have mixed feelings about the plans. This year, commencement will take place in the parking lot behind the Student Activities Center on Wednesday,

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Budget allocations proposed and approved during SGA meeting

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer Budget requests and proposed allocations for the 2021-2022 school year were approved during Friday’s meeting and will be released to those who requested after further approval from Chancellor Elrod. A total of $1,193,588 was requested from departments and a combined total of $520,149 was proposed to be allocated. This number is

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SGA Philanthropy Committee organizes feminine hygiene drive

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer The IU South Bend SGA Philanthropy Committee is hosting a feminine hygiene product donation drive from March 22-26. Various feminine hygiene products, including body soap, deodorant, pads, tampons, menstrual cups and toothpaste are being collected from students and staff for the South Bend YWCA. Donations will be collected in boxes

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Accumulated SAF money surplus to go to Long Term Planning Fund

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer The IU South Bend Student Government Association approved a motion while weighing the options of what to do with a large surplus of accumulated Student Activity Fee money on Friday.  As of Feb. 24, the total value of the SAF surplus totaled $305,450.44. The money has been transferred into the

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Commencement ceremony to be students only, potential teleconferencing coming to SGA

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer The Student Government Association explained the commencement expectations for the 2020 and 2021 graduating classes and discussed the idea of campus teleconferencing Friday evening. President Kayla Isenbletter explained that no parents will be permitted at this year’s graduation commencement. Various reasons have caused the decision, but a space concern is

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New senator elected to the SGA

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The Student Government Association (SGA) has elected Boris Toure as a new senator. Toure faced against Maddie West and Gurpreet Singh.  The SGA thanked both West and Singh for preparing well and making it a challenge to elect a new senator. They asked that they apply again in the Spring

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SGA election results are in: Kayla Isenbletter wins presidency

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The IUSB Student Government Association (SGA) election results were announced on Wednesday, Sept. 9 for the 2020-2021 academic year. Kayla Isenbletter won the presidency for the SGA. Rana Hamad won the Vice Presidency. Christian Martinez is Treasurer, and Daphne Galloway is Secretary. Naseem Alfadhl, Tahyia Rehman Alvi, Diana Baca Delgato,

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