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

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

Our choice: We’re with her

November 7, 2016

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 Hillary Clinton for president of […]

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News

PASSHE: Stand up for free press

June 19, 2016

In response to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s revocation of The Washington’s Post’s credentials to cover his events, The Penn has decided to stand with The Post and other banned news sources. […]

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Opinion

A letter to the delinquents, by Michael Kiwak

April 27, 2016

11 days. That number holds personal significance beyond it being the amount of days before college graduation. 11 is also the age I consider as my crash course to the real world, even though I […]

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Opinion

The dangers of anonymity on social media

April 21, 2016

[cft] Yik Yak, an anonymous social media application available for Android and iOS, is used on many college campuses as a means of casual communication between anyone in the immediate area. On the IUP feed, […]

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The Penn Staff

April Showers Bring Great Entertainment

April 11, 2016

As the saying goes, April brings rain showers.  However, a sports fan would insist that the fourth month of the year provides many other things. While the title “March Madness” suggests that the college basketball […]

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Opinion

Awards show right to tackle #OscarsSoWhite

February 29, 2016

[cft] The Academy Awards had no shortage of stars grace the Dolby Theatre stage Sunday, and host Chris Rock didn’t hesitate to make mention of the Oscars’ infamous lack of nominee diversity. In many ways, […]

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The Penn Staff

Staying motivated midsemester

February 15, 2016

[cft] The middle of the semester is fast approaching, and before you know it, the end will be in sight. As tests and projects mount up and stress potentially builds, it’s more important now than […]

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Opinion

Avoiding the next “Snowzilla”

January 25, 2016

[cft] Nobody knows what each winter season will bring, whether it be snow, sleet, hail or all of the above.  But in the case of the recent, massive winter storm dubbed “Snowzilla” that engulfed the […]