Monthly Archives: April 2016

Most IUP students report self-medicating with marijuana

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Most students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania report using marijuana, a recent email survey shows. And of those users, more than half say they do it daily. The survey, sent to 1,000 undergraduates on April … Continue reading

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Local citizens ready to welcome Syrian refugees

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Since September, about 1,300 of the refugees fleeing the bloody civil war in Syria have settled in the United States. In Indiana, Pa., a group of citizens and professors is preparing for Syrian refugees to … Continue reading

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Public pocketbook symposium on Pa. property tax, April 19

A Preview By Ethan Brogan INDIANA – The Society for Professional Journalists at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a knowledge-based-journalism symposium to discuss property-tax reassessment on Tuesday, April 19, 5-6:30 p.m., in the Hadley Union Building’s Ohio Room. Citizens … Continue reading

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Muslims 101

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Michelle L. Sandhoff, associate professor of sociology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will bring years of immersion in the Muslim community to a classroom in fall 2016 to deepen student understanding of Islamic culture. Sandhoff, … Continue reading

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Landlords enlist in IUPatty’s policing; students notice

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Landlords increasingly are instrumental in policing the IUPatty’s party scene during the annual Indiana University of Pennsylvania student-initiated March mayhem, students, landlords and police say. Police appreciate the development, with some reservations. Students don’t appreciate … Continue reading

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Anti-racism effort widens scope

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s ongoing organized demonstration against racism this year has expanded its mission by protesting Islamophobia this fall. A half dozen or more members of Racial Justice Coalition for Change stood in front … Continue reading

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Public information at IUP

An Analysis By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – On Aug. 12, 2014, a secret meeting of a “college-age-activities committee” convened in the cavernous Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Adjacent Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosted the event. The public and the press … Continue reading

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