Monthly Archives: March 2015

‘Faders’ darken IUP’s social-media door

An Opinion By Samuel Posega Social media have done the world a lot of good. The Arab Spring uprising was organized through Twitter. On the other hand, there’s FADE. FADE, whose slogan is “Nothing Lasts Forever,” is a social media … Continue reading

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Yik Yak plays cat-mouse with cops during IUPatty’s

By Adam Harring INDIANA — Yik Yak, a Twitter-like app that allows users to post messages anonymously, found a new purpose last weekend as Indiana University of Pennsylvania students took to the social medium to warn others of police movements … Continue reading

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A shovel for IUPatty’s crowd control

By Casey Kelly INDIANA – At ground zero of IUPatty’s celebrations on Saturday afternoon, an annoyed resident appeared amid revelers near Grandview Avenue and South Fifth Street. He wielded a shovel and ordered green-T-shirt-clad partiers off his property. The unidentified … Continue reading

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IUP ‘expectations’: higher tuition, lower standards

An opinion By Molly VanWoert Academic expectations for acceptance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania – whose motto is, ironically, “Beyond Expectations” – have been amended in the university’s new Strategic Plan. The latest plan, whose first draft was made public … Continue reading

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Whose right to know at IUP?

  An opinion By Andrew Milliken The circumstances surrounding the death of Michael Brown at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson have been in and out of headlines both print and electronic since it occurred Aug. 9. An issue … Continue reading

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IUPatty’s and tuition (II)

The Hawk Report, March 22, 2015, WIUP-FM The program aired at the end of the annual IUPatty’s weekend and led with an IUPatty’s story, followed by a follow-up on the tuition story we reported on Feb. 22: IUPATTY’S:  For IUP … Continue reading

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Civic Project story wins another Keystone Award

By The HawkEye staff The HawkEye online newspaper  has notched another award for its reporting, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association  announced late last month. Journalism student Cody J. Benjamin, a junior from Lititz, Pa., won honorable mention for sports reporting. His … Continue reading

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IUPatty’s 2015 foretold

An opinion By Samuel Posega Coming soon to Indiana University of Pennsylvania: the March 2015 edition of IUPatty’s, an annual off-campus revel that last year gave the university a big black eye. Late last summer, Pittsburgh news media drew additional … Continue reading

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