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Return of the perennial Oak Grove preachers

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — A group of traveling preachers drew a crowd in the Oak Grove on Monday, and some students gave them hell. Christian itinerants perennially visit the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus to preach the Gospel and … Continue reading

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IUP flood trackers document local changes in storms, climate

Indiana borough flooding I By Cara Mehalek INDIANA — Several short intense storms flooded streets and homes here in June and July. For affected residents, that’s not news. It’s been a dispiriting routine for decades. But a new political reality … Continue reading

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Budget swamped, taxpayers may foot flood funds

Indiana borough flooding II   By Logan R. Hullinger INDIANA — Lee C. Vest is no stranger to flooding. As a longtime resident of the 300 block of Water Street and as a neighbor of Marsh Run, she’s been urging … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2017: town and gown gear up

  By Logan R. Hullinger INDIANA – A wide cross-section of the local town-and-gown community met Monday to discuss carrots and sticks to prod the coming weekend’s Indiana University of Pennsylvania Homecoming celebrations to pass with safety, sobriety and a … Continue reading

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Library ‘weeding’? Or ‘clear-cutting’?

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — More than a third of the books in Stapleton Library are scheduled to be removed in less than two years. But the library dean, librarians and faculty members aren’t on the same page about how … Continue reading

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Another racist Snapchat stirs IUP campus

By The HawkEye staff INDIANA — For the second time in less than two years, a social-media photo and caption seen as racist by Indiana University of Pennsylvania students and administrators has prompted calls for action against hate speech. But … Continue reading

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A monument to a spirit of national unity

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Every day, thousands of Indiana University of Pennsylvania students walk through the Oak Grove and pass a towering piece of scrap metal by Sutton Hall. The 13-foot hunk is a memento of the country’s most … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017: Oak Grove light-and-shadow show

By The HawkEye staff INDIANA — The entrance to Weyandt Hall, home to the natural sciences at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, became an impromptu outdoor astrophysics lab on Monday afternoon as students and faculty members observed a partial eclipse of … Continue reading

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IUP’s per-credit tuition policy: a first-year review

A Civic Project story By Cara Mehalek INDIANA — In August 2013, Colleen A. Rorke, a petite, soft-spoken political science major from Tamaqua, Pa., transferred to Indiana University of Pennsylvania. To pay for her last two years of college, Rorke … Continue reading

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‘Never seen it this bad’

Staff report INDIANA — Dallas “Ray” Wood stood on the bank of the small stream he calls White’s Run. It flows south across Clymer Avenue toward the homes he owns in the out-of-the-way “little mining town” he calls Cicero. His … Continue reading

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