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IUSB makes a splash for the Special Olympics

IU South Bend students and community members took a bone-chilling leap on Feb. 25 during the annual Polar Plunge, a fundraiser promoted each year by the Student Government Association and other campus groups. The event, held at Four Winds Field, included participants ranging in age, ability and occupation.

SGA Meetings of 2/03 and 2/10

The Student Government Association met on Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 to discuss funding requests and upcoming events and hear from administrators.

Laura Harlow, director of institutional equity and inclusive excellence, visited the meeting to discuss her role and how she is a resource for students. Also serving as the Deputy Title IX coordinator, she handles any concerns or reports of discrimination or sexual harassment on campus both among students and between students and faculty or staff.

SGA gets a Zooming start to the new semester

By: Mira Costello Staff-writer Kicking off the semester, the Student Government Association held their first two meetings of the new year on Jan. 14 and Jan. 21 to discuss COVID-19 updates, new member appointments and changes to the SGA Constitution. Faculty adviser Scott Strittmatter reminded students that appointments for COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available

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MLK had a dream – and so do IUSB students

By: Mira Costello Staff-writer The words “diversity,” “equity” and “inclusion” (DEI) haven’t lost any of their buzz since entering the collegiate vocabulary. Often, though, the question remains: are we walking the talk? On Jan. 18, the Student Government Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosted a speak-out to discuss just that. In the spirit of Martin

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SGA approves Fall Festival funding and Boo to You

By: Reagan Ayala Intern    With midterms creeping up, one thing students look forward to on campus is the Fall Festival. This daylong event is for students to destress, grab a free pumpkin, and have some fun.    This year, the Fall Festival is planning on being bigger than ever before. Happening on Oct. 14, Student Life

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SGA discusses committee reports

By: Mira Costello Staff-Writer    In the absence of many senators, staffers and their faculty advisor, the Student Government Association held a brief meeting on Friday, Nov. 5 primarily to discuss committee reports.    The safety committee, chaired by senior Anna Roberts, said they are preparing for their annual safety walk with IUPD to identify locations on

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