Monthly Archives: May 2012

IUP SGA website: Anyone there?

A Civic Project story By Andrew N. Williams INDIANA — Amber N. Sherman began co-advising the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Student Government Association in the fall of 2010. During her tenure, she said she has seen the SGA website improve.   “The … Continue reading

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Pa. texting-while-driving law: local debate, no busts

A Civic Project story By Joseph Stango INDIANA — Benjamin J. Ferra understands the dangers of texting while driving. But he does it anyway.   “I almost wrecked before, but I still do it,” said Ferra, 29, a 2009 hospitality-management … Continue reading

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IUP Deaf Ed program doesn’t go quietly

A Civic Project story By Tammy Stonecypher INDIANA — Amanda L. Musachio, 18, of Massapequa, N.Y., was excited early this year when Indiana University of Pennsylvania accepted her into its deaf-education program.  But within weeks her excitement turned to disillusionment … Continue reading

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Moms double-major in care for kids — their own

A Civic Project story By Schamika Laguerre INDIANA — Shawna M. Everson, 22, a junior psychology major and criminology minor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has more than schoolwork to worry about. She is the mother of an infant child. … Continue reading

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Indiana’s roads to ruin

A pothole review By Michael A. Sullivan In 2010, the Reason Foundation published its “19th Annual Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems.”  The report lists Pennsylvania as 38th on the list in rankings of quality and performance of … Continue reading

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IUP’s ‘I Usually Party’ Rep: Hurtful or helpful?

A Civic Project story By Crispin Havener and James Zackal INDIANA — Beer-chugging, vodka-slugging, girls making out with drinks in hand, as hip-hop star Lil’ Wayne raps about sex, drugs and reckless abandon in the background. Search “IUP” on YouTube … Continue reading

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The HawkEar — April 26, 2012

— IUP gets “shmacked”: A series of short videos posted on YouTube, including one purported to feature students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, shows undergraduate college students behaving like, well, undergraduate college students. Local reaction has ranged from shock to shrugs. … Continue reading

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The HawkEar — March 29, 2012

The HawkEar’s fourth radio-news show of the spring season featured: — How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. Exhibit A:  IUP music professor Henry Wong Doe is scheduled to perform a solo piano recital at the legendary … Continue reading

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