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A thank you to the readers

With our 50th and final issue of The Penn hitting the newstand, a journey that started in late August is now complete. The editorial staff gives their parting remarks. Molly

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Can you hear us?

  By the second term of the George W. Bush presidency, Americans had grown increasingly tired of the politics surrounding two wars and an economic down- turn, prompting citizens to

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Money talks and the governor has spoken

And with it, a collective sigh has probably echoed throughout campus. At the heart of the proposed pilot plan, which would have upped costs per credit and altered the framework

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Take Back the Night, every night

Wednesday evening, as I walked to the Take Back the Night march, I passed a group of three men in yellow fluorescent vests, presumably to guide traffic for the march.

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Gender roles and voting polls

Cruz, Paul, Rubio, Clinton – with the 2016 presidential election approaching, panel discussions, political debates and take-down ads aren’t far off. However, since Clinton began expressing interest in the Oval

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Shooting down equality

It seems that society cannot escape the racial tension highlighted by Ferguson. South Carolina now faces a similar scenario. On Saturday, white North Charleston police officer Michael T. Slager shot

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Cartoon: Spring at IUP

Cartoon by Alex Robinson and Sam Barnhart
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School spirit is alive

How many times have you heard that IUP lacks school spirit, particularly for its athletics? Though the university boasts many successful sports programs, the recent consensus seems to have been