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On both sides, why can’t we come to terms with Bible movies?

By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist On the tail end of the last weekend-released “Noah” film comes a wave of controversy. In reality, seedlings of this contention were planted months ago when it was divulged that director Darren Aronofsky’s take on the well-known Bible story would be given a spectacularly Hollywood treatment. And with a budget of

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#CancelColbert? #WeNeedToHaveATalk

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Columnist There’s a long list of words that are not OK to say. Racist terms have become part of that list. It isn’t something that sits well with the majority of the populace in America anymore (thankfully), and it’s something that’s more and more of a sensitive subject to be broached on

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Titan Productions events include trivia & wings night, sex talk and open mic

By: MELISSA SEYBOLDT Staff Writer Titan Productions has announced a tentative line-up of events for students this semester. “I think we are looking forward to a really fantastic, exciting, and fun-filled spring semester,” said Ross Ford, executive producer for the organization. Students Tesla Hardesty and Alyssa Neece have recently joined the Titan Productions Team, according

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The Tides win inaugural T-Factor talent show

By: CECELIA ROEDER Design Editor Four bands took to the stage in the University Grill on Tuesday, Jan. 14, to fight for a $250 prize and the opportunity to headline a Titan Productions event in April. Ross Ford hosted the First Annual T-Factor Talent Show and Competition. The competition required bands to have at least

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Price increases hit campus vending machines

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer Prices in IU South Bend’s vending machines have risen according to Ziggy Pairitz, director of dining services. This increase has occurred on both Coca-Cola products and regular food items. The food is distributed on campus through a vending company called Canteen. “Canteen approached me and asked if I could go

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Off-campus eats: Pitts BBQ offers change of pace

By: RYAN LOHMAN Staff Writer IU South Bend has added more options for lunch and dinner in recent semesters and a few restaurants are only a short hike from campus, but it can still feel like pizza and subs are always on your plate. One near-campus option to reward a bored palate is Pitts BBQ—and

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Is 2014 (finally) the year of the book revolution?

By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist Every time a new year swings around, I, perhaps like many other well-intentioned folks, take a mental inventory of all the things I’d like to accomplish for the next 365 days. Call them goals, call them resolutions, call the entire process wishful thinking, but the clean slate of a new year

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