Monthly Archives: December 2015

The online course and the easy A

A Civic Project story: high-tech cheating at IUP (II) By Alyssa Q. Gould INDIANA -– As her spring 2016 graduation approached at Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Natalie Blomberg, 21, a senior business major from Hershey, Pa., realized that she completed … Continue reading

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How to ace ECON 101

A Civic Project story: high-tech cheating at IUP (I) By Samantha Bell and Katrina Bednar INDIANA — ECON 101, a course offered at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, aims to teach students in various disciplines the basics of economics by looking … Continue reading

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The face of sexual assault at IUP

A Civic Project story By Evan Sakowicz INDIANA – Jillian Lee Fanty was 21 and a senior criminology major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a double minor in women’s studies and psychology when she guzzled green beer with a … Continue reading

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Truth or consequences? Fake IDs and expungements

A Civic Project story By Annie Coffman INDIANA — On Sept. 3, Alycia Borden, 19, willingly handed her driver’s license to the bar bouncer who soon would have her cited for underage drinking and carrying false identification. The brown-haired, brown-eyed … Continue reading

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Greek life, hazing and IUP

A Civic Project story: Greek life at IUP (II) By Chris Hayes INDIANA ¬– On the morning of Sept. 22, 2014, Tucker Hipps, a freshman at Clemson University, went on an early-morning run with his Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity brothers, … Continue reading

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Greek life, rape culture and IUP

A Civic Project story: Greek life at IUP (I) By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – Indiana University of Pennsylvania saw a surge in reported sexual assaults during the fall 2015 semester — and fraternity life could be contributing to it, research … Continue reading

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I am Muslim; killers are not Muslim

An Opinion By Mehdia Tariq INDIANA — Why have they hijacked my identity? I look at myself in the mirror, my scarf wrapped around my head, my long coat, jeans and tennis shoes. My name is Mehdia Tariq, I am … Continue reading

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