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Reaction mixed to IUPatty’s prohibition proposal

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA –- Two weeks ago, state Rep. Dave Reed called for an end to the annual IUPatty’s revel and ruckus and invited “all in our community to make it happen.” Reaction among local officials, university administrators and … Continue reading

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Whatever you call it, IUPatty’s 2017 was busy

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – A concerted public-private effort to dampen what Indiana University of Pennsylvania officials describe as “celebratory tendencies” among students in early spring met its match against warm dry weather for most of the IUPatty’s 2017 party … Continue reading

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IUP, FIUP struggle with declining enrollments

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Declining enrollments have created a financial squeeze at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as President Michael A. Driscoll reviewed in a 75-minute semi-annual “briefing” from Sutton Hall on Wednesday. But the president did not mention another … Continue reading

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The HawkEye wins watchdog award

Staff report The HawkEye has won awards for its public-service investigative reporting and for its ongoing coverage of issues involving racism, diversity and inclusion, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association announced Tuesday. Two Indiana University of Pennsylvania journalism-student reporters for the online … Continue reading

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‘Mega-school’ project ‘misstatements’

Opinion By Thomas R. Harley INDIANA — Regarding the story “School board president: ‘Misinformation’ spurs opposition” published Feb. 15 in The HawkEye, Indiana school board president Doug Steve is the source of most of the misinformation that surrounds this project. … Continue reading

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IUP students, faculty protest Dakota pipeline

The Public Sphere   INDIANA — On Wednesday afternoon, Indiana University of Pennsylvania students and faculty members rallied in support of a simultaneous event near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. As IUP students held signs outside Stapleton Library, protesters in … Continue reading

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School board president: ‘Misinformation’ spurs opposition

By Logan Hullinger  INDIANA – Doug M. Steve, head of the local school board, has a simple explanation for why a costly and controversial plan he favors to shutter two elementary schools in the borough and to build or rebuild … Continue reading

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Indiana mayor seeks sixth term

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — On Jan. 20, Mayor George E. Hood announced he would seek a sixth four-year term in this year’s municipal elections. Hood, the borough’s Democratic mayor since the presidential administration of Bill Clinton, announced his campaign … Continue reading

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The new taxi in town

By Ethan Brogan INDIANA – On Aug. 4, San Francisco-based internet taxi service Uber arrived in Indiana County. Drivers and riders alike have hailed the company’s new — if non-descript — cabs. For Uber drivers, the service has become a … Continue reading

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All-original artistry of Alyssa Hankey

By Ethan Brogan INDIANA – The Dec. 16 open-mic night at The Artists Hand Gallery drew a respectable crowd. As the evening began to wind down, Alyssa R. Hankey stepped to the front of the house, set down her tie-dye … Continue reading

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