Monthly Archives: December 2008

Smile, IUP: You’re on Camera

INDIANA – Bret Matthews, a freshman biology major from Philadelphia, sighed with relief during spring semester 2009 when he learned he had successfully cancelled his on-campus housing contract for 2009-10. His mind had changed about the suites. He was ready … Continue reading

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SGA Surplus Raises Questions About Budget

SGA Treasurer Proposes 25 Percent Cut By Josie Grimes INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate student Mary E. Haberl works two jobs to pay for her college tuition. “It’s really hard to make ends meet,” said Haberl in a … Continue reading

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Student Demand is Steady for New Suites

By Andrea Davis Indiana, Pa. — Since the new suites began replacing the old dorms at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2006, students have been debating whether the higher rents are worth the price. Paula J. Wagner, a junior criminology … Continue reading

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Campus Concern No. 1: Parking

By Andrea Davis Indiana, Pa. — Amanda J. Kendrick, 21, of Blacklick, Pa., commutes to her classes at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She figures it takes about a half hour to drive the 15 or so miles. But that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Survey: IUP Students Divided on Campus-Wide Smoking Ban

By Vince DeAngelo INDIANA — Every day, students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania light up cigarettes. One problem: Smoking is prohibited on campus. Everywhere. Indoors and out. IUP freshman Kevin D. Luke, a business major from Greensburg, Pa., and a … Continue reading

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Campus Smoking-Ban Enforcement Snuffed

By Tyler Sgrignoli INDIANA — Smokers at Indiana University of Pennsylvania found themselves officially banished from campus in early fall 2008. But absent any enforcement, many smokers have not budged. Three weeks after the Sept. 11 campus-wide cigarette ban was … Continue reading

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