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The racial climate on campus, and off

Race and IUP: a Civic Project story By Tiffany Brisbon INDIANA — For four years, Justin G. Cobb, a senior communications media major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has heard people talk. Racist talk. On campus. “I’ve heard some things … Continue reading

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On being black at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Race and IUP: an opinion By Septima Simpkins INDIANA — Growing up in multicultural neighborhoods of Queens and Brooklyn, I never paid much attention to racism. That was a gift and a curse. I often was oblivious. Even when I … Continue reading

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One year later: Trump, news media and Indiana County voters

An analysis By The HawkEye staff INDIANA — Half a small sample of Indiana County voters say they maintain a favorable view of President Donald Trump after his tumultuous first year in the job. However, a third of county voters … Continue reading

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A revolving door for TPUSA faculty advisers

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – Last week, the Turning Point USA chapter at Indiana University of Pennsylvania lost its faculty adviser. This week, it acquired a new one, retaining its status as an officially recognized student organization.  On Nov. 29, … Continue reading

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IUP library ‘weeding’ opposition spreads beyond campus

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — Opposition to an administration plan to remove more than a third of the books in the Indiana University of Pennsylvania library has spread beyond the campus. Opponents now include alumni and a distinguished former faculty … Continue reading

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Suppression of public information at IUP: a case study

  Editor’s note: A clarification/elaboration has been appended at the end of this story, Dec. 8, 2017.   By Nathan Zisk INDIANA – Campus police at Indiana University of Pennsylvania arrived at the humanities and social sciences building at 3:54 … Continue reading

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A new political player on IUP’s campus

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — There’s a new political group on campus, and it’s not your parents’ Democrats or Republicans. Turning Point USA, a nonprofit founded in 2012 by conservative wunderkind Charlie Kirk, of Wheeling, Ill., claims chapters at more … Continue reading

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‘Shhh!’ happens at IUP library over ‘weeding’ debate

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – Debate over a plan to rid the library of more than a third of its books has spread to nearly every corner of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. Since September, the controversy has cropped … Continue reading

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Library ‘weeding’ endorsed by IUP SGA on split vote

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA – Student government representatives voted Tuesday to endorse a controversial plan to remove a third of the books from the campus library to make room for more student study space, according to two senators. The proposal … Continue reading

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The man behind Indiana County Parks & Trails

By Cara Mehalek INDIANA — Edwin R. Patterson, 62, an outdoor enthusiast from Armstrong County, always thought it would be neat to work at a park. Still does. Forty-one years ago he started working for the budding Indiana County park … Continue reading

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