Monthly Archives: January 2011

Marcellus Shale fuels state, local politics

By Kenneth C. Oldham INDIANA — The clicking of heels against a hardwood floor fills the high ceilings of the home office of state Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana. A narrow walkway leads past a reception area and pamphlets and into … Continue reading

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When drug abuse is a prescription

By Lindsey Rodrian INDIANA — A student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania resisted eye contact as she recalled her fight with addiction. Her long blond hair fell over her shoulder, draping down her arm. As she pulled at her American … Continue reading

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A bellwether of global climate change buzzes Indiana, Pa.

By Linsey Rodrian INDIANA — In a mosquito-breeding wetland off Wayne Avenue, Thomas Norris sinks his work boots into stagnant water in a fight against West Nile virus on what may be the front lines of global climate change. Norris, … Continue reading

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Compliments…again

They really do go a long way.

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IUP scientist: Global warming is real … and Pennsylvanians should prepare

By Kenneth C. Oldham INDIANA – Fossils of a bonefish and a juvenile ichthyosaur adorn the wall. A hanging plant and two Apple computer screens burst with life. The prehistoric past, the bustling present and a questionable future share the … Continue reading

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Pets bear brunt of IUP student abandonment

By Holly Bloom INDIANA — Megan S. Alexander, a junior fashion merchandising major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, adopted a kitten advertised in the local newspaper during her freshman year in 2008. She did not realize what it took to … Continue reading

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Surviving on food stamps at IUP

By Marissa E. Young INDIANA – Whenever Coby C. Brubaker, 23, a senior psychology major, steps into one of the on-campus dining facilities at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, his first thought isn’t about food. It’s about money. Like many college … Continue reading

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Rising enrollments raise student questions

By Brittany Malone INDIANA — Students are not getting what they paid for at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, according to David C. Bivens, president of the Student Government Association. Record enrollments have swelled class sizes to levels larger than advertised. … Continue reading

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