Monthly Archives: May 2010

Off-campus housing options shrinking for IUP students

By Rachael Parker INDIANA — Robert N. Davenport doesn’t want to live in an apartment building full of college students. Unfortunately for Davenport, a senior economics major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, many Indiana borough home owners don’t want him … Continue reading

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Why freshmen are required to live on campus at IUP

By Lindsey Jakubovic Freshmen at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are required to live in campus housing. Darian D. Stewart, a sophomore at IUP, has no objection. “I definitely think they should have to because not everyone is mature enough to … Continue reading

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Students for Concealed Carry on Campus sights IUP weapons ban

By Rachael Parker Sam Gupta, 22, of Pittsburgh, runs errands like other recent college graduates living in the city. He pumps gas, buys groceries and gets his hair cut. The only difference: He takes his gun with him. Gupta, who … Continue reading

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Undead students and unamused administrators debate game of tag

Humans vs. Zombies vs. suits By Emily L. Mross INDIANA – On March 21, 2009, scores of students wearing headbands bearing the letters “HvZ” wandered the campus at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. They were playing a game called Humans vs. … Continue reading

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KKK apparently active in Indiana County

By Alyssa Choiniere Joe and Mary Walbeck of West Wheatfield Township lived peacefully in their predominantly white neighborhood until Nov. 15, 2009, when they found the remnants of a 6-foot cross burned in their yard. The Walbecks are white parents … Continue reading

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IUP student vote: It varies

By Dara Fennell and Paul Shade INDIANA – College-student complaints about the Indiana area are common. But few bother to do anything about it. Like vote. “As soon as I leave, I’m probably never coming back,” said Indiana University of … Continue reading

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Global Alert — April 25, 2010

Earth Day at 40: Mercury emissions, coal-fired power plants and Indiana County Listen to the April 25 Global Alert. Four decades after the first Earth Day, the nation’s air quality has improved, according to news stories published during this anniversary … Continue reading

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Campus street closings rankle residents

By Josh Mosse INDIANA — James G. Wakefield, a former public relations photographer at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has a problem with a street closure. The entrance to the IUP campus at South 11th Street at Oakland Avenue was closed … Continue reading

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IUP SGA: Administration stifles constituent communication

By Emily Mross INDIANA – The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Student Government Association is one of a handful of SGAs in the 14-campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education that has no access to a list-serv — an e-mail listing … Continue reading

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