Tag: South Bend

Holiday happenings over winter break

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Staff Writer clark66@umail.iu.edu   Classes are quickly coming to a close, and soon finals will be wrapped up as well. What will you do with all of the free time afforded to you between work and family (chosen or otherwise)? South Bend, Mishawaka, Goshen, Elkhart, and the surrounding areas have plenty of

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Gems in the Bend: Drinking and dining on a student budget

By: KENDALL ASBELL Staff Writer @kendallasbell This week in Gems in the Bend, we’ll be featuring a lesser-known bar located downtown, and this gastro pub has a style of its own. This Week: LaSalle Tavern Over the past few years, speakeasy bars have been trending in coastal cities like Los Angeles and New York. These

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Adventure the bend

BY: TRICIA MCCANN Staff Writer @tricia_mccann Fall semester sounds like the binding of a textbook being opened for the first time. It’s the rush to class and the desperate search for a parking spot. The chaos on campus can sometimes be overwhelming after such a relaxing summer, but there are plenty of hang-out spots around

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420 Jam Fest helps grow South Bend’s local music scene

By: IZZA JATALA Staff Writer Going on its third year, 420 Jam Fest is bigger and better than ever. That’s according to the music festival’s creator, Vincenzo Carrasco, who will be performing as a drummer for one of the headlining bands, Anival Fausto Band. 420 Jam Fest will be an all-day event at the State

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Staying home for spring break?

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer Being stuck at home over spring break can still be exciting if you know where to look. South Bend has plenty of interesting and fun events March 14-23. South Bend also has great downtown food and retail to explore, as well as live music in many of the local bars

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Purple Porch Co-op opens new market in downtown South Bend

By: IZZA JATALA Staff Writer    Inside of the new Purple Porch Co-op market, a producer from Hebron Farms and a consumer from the community sat in the café enjoying opening day together last Wednesday, Feb. 26. Michelle Hebron, co-owner of Hebron Farms in Vandalia, and Mara Trionfero, South bend resident, were chatting while enjoying

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Mr. Smith had a hard time in Washington (so let’s see about how he does in South Bend)

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist South Bend has had a few ups and down in the roller coaster of governmental representation over the past year. There have been people to be absolutely proud of and others that remind us that what we do online really translates to our real lives. Regardless of situation, both the good

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