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Honors Program providing Malawi Matters with reusable pads

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The IU South Bend Honors Program has teamed up with Malawi Matters to make reusable pads for young girls living in Malawi, Africa. This “Party with a Purpose” will provide almost 200 sanitary napkins.  This is a two-part event. Students first met on Zoom to cut out fabric for 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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Wellness Days replace spring break

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer coklimek@iu.edu A new addition to IU South Bend’s academic calendar welcomed for the spring semester, Wellness Days. Three Wellness Days were created in response to the pandemic’s impact on the spring semester.  All classes will not happen, and assignments will not be due on Wellness Days. The specific impact that inspired

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Michelle Telléz to speak at the Gloria Kaufman Lecture Series

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu Michelle Tellèz will highlight intersections of research of activism and the U.S.-Mexico border at this year’s Gloria Kaufman Lecture Series. Due to COVID-19, this year’s lecture will be hosted through Zoom for the first time. Telléz’s work centers around transnational community formation, Chicana mothering and gendered migration. She is a

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New campus tours for prospective students

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer IU South Bend has adjusted campus tours to comply with COVID-19 restrictions by creating three different tour options for potential future students.  At the beginning of the pandemic and campus closures, all scheduled tours were canceled for the 2020 spring and summer sessions. However, as requests for in-person tours came

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Hearts and crafts

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  The IU South Bend Honors Program is finding ways to spread love throughout the organization. On Feb. 11, Honors students will be meeting virtually to craft their own heart pillows to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Students were required to RSVP to the event by Jan. 29. This allows the Honors Program

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Honors Program and Gamers Guild hosted Among Us game night

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer The IU South Bend Honors Program merged with the Gamers’ Guild for an Among Us game night on Nov. 28.  The idea of an Among Us game night originally came as a suggestion from an honors student. Ian Greaves, President of the Gamers Guild and Honors student, also suggested the event

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Honors program sending warmth this winter

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  kmluce@iu.edu This past week, The IU South Bend Honors Program crafted scarves to be donated to people in the community who will need them most this winter. As COVID-19 has affected programming for every organization at IU South Bend, the Honors Program has adapted to hosting virtual events. Many students have

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