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A Thanksgiving spent in Standing Rock

Kevin Smith Photo Editor K.M.Smith11@iup.edu Over Thanksgiving break, The Penn photo editor Kevin Smith  took a trip to Standing Rock, the Sioux reservation in North Dakota where thousands are protesting

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Crimson Hoax: Horoscopes

Jason Daquelente Culture Editor J.E.Daquelente@iup.edu This is a satirical news article. Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) Assert yourself and don’t let anyone sway your thoughts. You know she’s the

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Our choice: We’re with her

As editors of The Penn, IUP’s self-proclaimed student voice, we believe it is our duty to endorse the candidate we feel is the better candidate for students. The Penn endorses

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Matt Bellassai ‘whine(d) about it’ all on stage

Kristy Shearer Contributing Writer K.A.Shearer@iup.edu This article contains opinion: Matt Bellassai is one of those people who just says whatever he wants. His jokes just so happen to be all

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Crimson Hoax: Cancellation of Thanksgiving break outrages students

Samantha Bell Lead Culture Writer S.M.Bell@iup.edu This is a satirical news column. IUP officials have decided to cancel Thanksgiving break in light of the recent faculty strike. Although it is

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What happens on homecoming weekend stays on the internet

The Penn Staff 10/14/2016 As homecoming veterans may be able to tell you, this weekend tends to light up like the Vegas Strip. It is easy to get lost in

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Change to report policy yields lack of transparency

The Penn Staff 10/14/2016 Readers of The Penn may have noticed that there has been a significant lack of items being offered in the police blotter section. We would like

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Trump’s apology for ‘locker room talk’ is rape culture in a nutshell

Donald Trump’s lust for attention hasn’t been a secret throughout his campaign. The candidate has mocked the disabled, alleged that certain ethnic or religious groups are murderers and degraded women

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New clown-seeking club assembles at IUP

Katie Mest Staff Writer K.A.Mest@iup.edu This is a satirical news article. Calling all adrenaline junkies and adventure-seeking clown-haters: a new club is coming to IUP. Juniors Eric Thompson (criminology) and

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Hurricane Matthew is a powerful reminder to be alert

This is a satirical news story. If you are reading this, chances are you’re on the way to class, stopping for coffee or maybe even resting in your room. Many