Monthly Archives: May 2008

Heated ‘Huts’ Proposed for IUP Tobacco Smokers

By Erica L’Huillier INDIANA — Colin P. Zinda, 22, an IUP math major, is a pack-a-day smoker. People give him angry looks when he smokes on campus. He’s not bothered. “I haven’t let it affect my smoking,” he said in … Continue reading

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Older Pennsylvania Motorists Pose Risks, Face Few Regulations

By Ashley M. Simatic INDIANA, Pa. – On Oct. 29, a 21-year-old IUP student died after suffering injuries from a motorcycle accident that occurred when a 74-year-old man failed to yield and made a left-hand turn into his path, according … Continue reading

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Depression Widespread on Campus

Some say counseling services lacking. By Erica L’Huillier INDIANA — Kelly McMurtry, 19, Indiana University of Pennsylvania English major, is among the one in four Americans who experience a depressive episode by age 24 “I know other people must feel … Continue reading

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Commencement Changes Spark Opposition Among Students, Faculty

By Kelly Andrews INDIANA–Graduating IUP seniors will experience a different commencement ceremony this year. But some students and faculty are not happy about the change. “Every student’s name will be called this year and will receive a specially designed diploma … Continue reading

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IUP’s High-Rent District

Expensive suites replace inexpensive dorms By Clint Williamson INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania prides itself as a great value. On the “About IUP” section of the school’s Web site, the phrases “academic excellence with affordable prices” and “high academic … Continue reading

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Questions Persist About Suites’ Fire Safety

University officials insist wood framework is safe By Holly C. Bernard INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania student Laurie Irion wanted to live in the new suites for the 2007-2008 academic year because the traditional residence halls no longer suited … Continue reading

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IUP Student-Government Election Turnout Compares Poorly

By Brandan Hartland Every spring, student-government elections roll around at IUP, and it’s the same story — student apathy and low voter turnout. The Student Government Association’s get-out-the-vote effort is another familiar story – an email “blast” sent to all … Continue reading

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