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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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Payroll and perks for IUP student pols

A Civic Project story By Allyson Rae Null INDIANA – Maria J. Donofrio, a 22-year-old hospitality-management major, expressed surprise and concern when she learned that Indiana University of Pennsylvania has a Student Government Association whose leaders are elected — and … Continue reading

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An Indiana-area medical-facilities report card

A Civic Project story By Nicolette Querry INDIANA – During Homecoming weekend 2016, Lindsey C. August, 22, an accounting major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, sought treatment for head pain at Indiana Regional Medical Center after the campus clinic told … Continue reading

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The face of heroin addiction at IUP

A Civic Project story By Victoria Moran INDIANA— Kira Jadann Marie Heitzer was 18 and a first-year freshman archaeology/anthropology major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania when she dropped out of school two months into the fall 2016 semester. Heitzer, from … Continue reading

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