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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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Student anxiety, depression trend upward

A Civic Project story By Nina McNavish INDIANA¬ — Autumn E. Race, 20, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania junior, child development and family relations major, was a freshman when life took a turn for the worse. “After going through the … Continue reading

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Weapons policy challenged at IUP

A Civic Project story By Lynette Larssen and Mackenzie Winebold INDIANA — Rita M. Cramer, 21, an interior design major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, exercises her Second Amendment right every day. During the fall 2016 semester, the exercise included … Continue reading

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A post-election ‘silence’ at IUP

An Analysis By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Donald J. Trump’s Nov. 8 election set off a storm of protest that spread across the country, including college campuses. At Indiana University of Pennsylvania, however, silence ruled. One reason is that administrators … Continue reading

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Islamic center open house draws friendly crowd

By Logan R. Hullinger INDIANA — The Islamic Center of Indiana, the community’s only mosque, held an open house on Saturday evening that featured a question-and-answer session and a sponsored dinner. The event brought in well over a hundred Indiana … Continue reading

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‘Inclusion’ draws campus administrators, faculty, students

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA –- On Thursday night, Indiana University of Pennsylvania administrators, faculty members and students doubled down on campus efforts to fight discrimination, during a “Vigil for Inclusion” in front of the campus library. The group held light … Continue reading

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News media, IUP students and the strike

An Opinion By Nikki Santiago INDIANA — As a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, I have been grouped into the stereotypical party group from the start because, after all, IUP is a party school. For example, Pittsburgh-based Niche.com, a … Continue reading

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The Trump rally in Johnstown

An Opinion By Eve McInerney INDIANA — Friday, Oct. 21, was the beginning of a weekend which saw both presidential candidates visit Pennsylvania. This is one of the most important swing states in the election, and they came to fight … Continue reading

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Poll: Plurality of IUP students prefer Clinton

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – A plurality of Indiana University of Pennsylvania students are registered and ready to vote for Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8, according to a recent email survey. The Qualtrics survey, sent to 2,500 undergraduate students Oct. … Continue reading

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Critic faults ‘liberal’ IUP campus-climate study

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – A yearlong study of the cultural climate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania found an atmosphere that is comfortable for most and colder for some, its lead researchers reported last month. But according to one campus … Continue reading

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