May 2008 Archives

May 1, 2008

By Erica L'Huillier

INDIANA -- Colin P. Zinda, 22, an IUP math major, is a pack-a-day smoker. People give him angry looks when he smokes on campus. He's not bothered.


May 1, 2008

By Ashley M. Simatic

INDIANA, Pa. - On Oct. 29, a 21-year-old IUP student died after suffering injuries from a motorcycle accident that occurred when a 74-year-old man failed to yield and made a left-hand turn into his path, according to police.

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IUP senior Mark Dushok, killed Oct. 29, 2007

May 1, 2008

Some say counseling services lacking.

By Erica L'Huillier

INDIANA -- Kelly McMurtry, 19, Indiana University of Pennsylvania English major, is among the one in four Americans who experience a depressive episode by age 24.


"On the Threshold of Eternity," by Vincent Van Gogh

May 1, 2008

By Kelly Andrews

INDIANA--Graduating IUP seniors will experience a different commencement ceremony this year. But some students and faculty are not happy about the change.


May 1, 2008

New Suites.jpg Photo by Brandon Oakes















Expensive suites replace inexpensive dorms

By Clint Williamson

INDIANA -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania prides itself as a great value. On the "About IUP" section of the school's Web site, the phrases "academic excellence with affordable prices" and "high academic standards with competitive costs" appear.


May 1, 2008

The wooden framework of the new dorms rising on Maple Street.

Photo Credit: Landon F. Garside

University officials insist wood framework is safe

By Holly C. Bernard

INDIANA -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania student Laurie Irion wanted to live in the new suites for the 2007-2008 academic year because the traditional residence halls no longer suited her. But she was skeptical about her move because of the materials used in the new buildings.


May 1, 2008

By Brandan Hartland


Every spring, student-government elections roll around at IUP, and it's the same story -- student apathy and low voter turnout.


The Student Government Association's get-out-the-vote effort is another familiar story - an email "blast" sent to all IUP students alerting them to their civic duty in the April 11-12 elections. But SGA's top election official said the emails don't work well.

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