Opinion

Looks like we made it

May 11, 2017

Sweet summertime has once again come to our rescue. Gone are the days of cramming for tests, procrastinating projects and drinking a pot of coffee a day – until next August, that is. Four members […]

Opinion

Go with your gut this finals week

May 4, 2017

The most dreaded time of the year for college students is upon us: finals week. To some, this time of year can be more stressful than doing taxes. But just like taxes, it’s the time […]

Opinion

Honesty is the best policy, but not to Trump

May 1, 2017

In 100 days, the average person can lose 40 pounds, a pregnant woman would be entering her second trimester, and a little more than four bad habits can be broken, according to the myth that […]

Opinion

For some, draft day could be bittersweet

April 27, 2017

The 2017 NFL Draft began Thursday night. Collegiate athletes from various universities all over the country heard their names called by Commissioner Roger Goodell on stage in Philadelphia in hopes of becoming the league’s next […]

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

April 7, 2017

Dear Editor: By now, I’m sure you and your staff are sufficiently inundated with communication from angry residents in response to your IUPatty’s opining. As a husband of a worried wife in a new home, […]

Opinion

EDITORIAL: How important is immunity?

April 4, 2017

People will talk about Watergate and Benghazi for decades to come. All of the lies, headlines and trials will remain infamous as some of the most unsettling American mistakes. But we don’t ever seem to […]

Opinion

“Is The President Afraid Of Stairs?”

April 2, 2017

Yes, this was a real headline on CNN last week. It was displayed at the bottom of the TV screen as a video showed President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence walking down the […]

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Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

April 1, 2017

Fast forward. The year is 2027. Many of you students now have jobs, are likely married. You may have a child or two. You may have a home on which you have a mortgage and […]

Opinion

Spring break: Should you stay or should you go?

March 7, 2017

Spending every weekend at college is great. It’s the perfect three-day vacation (if you count Fridays) when one can catch up on the schoolwork that has been building up in one long procrastinated to-do list. […]

Opinion

He said, she said

March 3, 2017

What people say is not as important as what they do. In the aftermath of Trump’s speech Tuesday, media outlets around the world have been focusing on providing descriptions, analysis and predictions based upon his […]

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Opinion

College: A world of Ws and Ls (but mostly Ls)

January 5, 2017

Alexandria Mansfield News Editor A.M.Mansfield@iup.edu As a puff of watermelon-scented smoke clouded my vision and assailed my senses, I narrowly avoided the oncoming man on a longboard who apparently felt invincible with his wheeled mobility […]