December 2008 Archives

December 27, 2008

 INDIANA - Bret Matthews, a freshman biology major from Philadelphia, sighed with relief during spring semester 2009 when he learned he had successfully cancelled his on-campus housing contract for 2009-10. His mind had changed about the suites. He was ready to move off campus.

December 27, 2008

SGA Treasurer Proposes 25 Percent Cut


By Josie Grimes


INDIANA -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate student Mary E. Haberl works two jobs to pay for her college tuition. 

"It's really hard to make ends meet," said Haberl in a Nov. 21 interview in Stabley Library. "Every little bit helps."

December 27, 2008


By Andrea Davis


Indiana, Pa. -- Since the new suites began replacing the old dorms at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2006, students have been debating whether the higher rents are worth the price. Paula J. Wagner, a junior criminology major, lived in a suite last year. They're not worth it, she concluded.

December 27, 2008

by Andrea Davis


Indiana, Pa. -- Amanda J. Kendrick, 21, of Blacklick, Pa., commutes to her classes at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She figures it takes about a half hour to drive the 15 or so miles. But that doesn't include the time it takes to find a parking space on campus.

December 26, 2008

By Vince DeAngelo


INDIANA -- Every day, students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania light up cigarettes. One problem: Smoking is prohibited on campus. Everywhere. Indoors and out.


December 25, 2008

By Tyler Sgrignoli

INDIANA -- Smokers at Indiana University of Pennsylvania found themselves officially banished from campus in early fall 2008. But absent any enforcement, many smokers have not budged.

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