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Student Counseling Center offers suicide prevention workshops

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff writer emonhaut@iu.edu Among college students, suicide is the second leading cause of death. In Indiana alone, more people die annually from committing suicide than those killed in homicide. These statistics are alarming so the IU South Bend Student Counseling Center wants to do what they can to prevent these incidents. “These

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Legality of vaping might be up in the air

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer In the midst of the clouds from vape pens, the Trump administration announced that it would push for a nation-wide proposition on banning flavored e-cigarettes as of last week. This comes to light after several people died due to vaping, including one death in Indiana. On top of this, there

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Counseling and International Services team up for day of service for survivors

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Thursday, Oct. 25, the counseling center and international student services teamed up with local organizations to host a day of service for survivors of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Christine Bettcher, a counselor at the student counseling center at IU South Bend, reached out to a variety of

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Students commemorate refugee children in a day of service

By: JOSELYN ELLINGTON Staff Writer On March 23 a group of IU South Bend students volunteered their time to welcome and support refugee children at an event called A Day of Service for Refugee Children, hosted by the Student Counseling Center and Office of International Student Services. Eighteen-year-old high school student Catherine Serianni, founder of

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Active Minds aims to end mental illness stigma

By: ASHLEY FOOR Staff Writer asfoor@iusb.edu There is a new opportunity out there for students who want to make a difference in their school and community. The Student Counseling Center at IU South Bend has recently been awarded a Chancellor’s 2020 grant, which will fund the startup of an Active Minds chapter on campus. Active

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Counseling workshops target student anxiety & depression

By: RYAN L. GRUENEWALDStaff Writer Your car won’t start. The babysitter cancelled. The paper you haven’t started is due tomorrow. No matter where you go or what you do, stress is a daily part of life. How you choose to cope can deeply impact your education as well as physical and emotional health. The IU

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