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Do your votes matter?

November 2, 2015

[cft] Tuesday is Pennsylvania’s general election day, and students in Indiana can vote at Pratt and Zink halls. This election could easily change our present and future lives, and voting gives us the chance to […]

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Brown’s groans are distracting

October 30, 2015

[cft] Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been in the local spotlight over the past several weeks, complaining to the media about his lack of participation in the offense. Brown, the Steelers’ most popular […]

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Get back to basics Saturday

October 26, 2015

[cft] Whether you can’t wait for Saturday night to roll around or are dreading the last-minute costume you’re going to have to throw together that afternoon, it’s hard to ignore how much Halloween has changed […]

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FeMENists wanted

October 23, 2015

[cft] On Tuesday evening, a speech given by Dr. Marcie Bianco in the Breezedale Library titled “Power Feminism: Sex and Gender in the Age of Digital Media.”  As students entered Breezedale, they marveled and awed […]

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Modernizing moviegoing

October 19, 2015

[cft] Hollywood has a problem. Movies, particularly those in theaters, are moneymakers. Ticket prices aren’t cheap and neither are the concessions that are often associated with them. Even with a 6-percent dip in overall U.S./Canadian […]

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Glitz, glamour and wage gaps

October 15, 2015

[cft] “Are we socially conditioned to behave this way? We’ve only been able to vote for what, 90 years? I’m seriously asking – my phone is on the counter and I’m on the couch, so […]

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Take proactive steps for cancer

October 13, 2015

[cft] Cancer didn’t always seem like something that will affect you. Cancer was something that happened to your aunt’s best friend from college. Or, perhaps, a disease your great-grandmother battled beginning at age 82.  It […]

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Planned Parenthood highlights confirmation bias

October 9, 2015

[cft] Abortion might be the most controversial topic on the American political docket.  So when the Center for Medical Progress released videos earlier this year that apparently showed Planned Parenthood executives discussing the illegal selling […]

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Focus on preventing shootings

October 6, 2015

[cft] It’s only right we bring campus shootings to the forefront in light of the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday. This incident, which left nine dead and seven wounded, is one […]

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IUP HoCo takes many forms

October 1, 2015

[cft] Homecoming festivities are about to get underway at Indiana University of Pennsylvania if they haven’t already. For some, homecoming signals a weekend chock-full of alumni celebrations – the parade, the football game and all […]

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Respect Indiana this HoCo

September 28, 2015

It’s that time of year again for Indiana University of Pennsylvania students: Homecoming weekend is right around the corner.  As a university, we’ve had some relatively “bad PR” over the past few celebratory weekends. IUPatty’s […]

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Let’s discuss sexual violence

September 25, 2015

[cft] Lady Gaga’s latest video, “Til It Happens To You,” premiered on YouTube Sept. 17 and portrays a hot topic: the subject of sexual assault at universities. In a study conducted by the American Association […]