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Spring break: Should you stay or should you go?

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


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


Clowning Around: We just hope this whole thing’s a sick joke

The latest phenomenon to hit the nation – and the East Coast in particular – has been what many have referred to as “the clown sightings.” Initially, this makes many

News Opinion

PASSHE: Stand up for free press

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.


A letter to the delinquents, by Michael Kiwak

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


The dangers of anonymity on social media

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.

The Penn Staff

April Showers Bring Great Entertainment

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”


Awards show right to tackle #OscarsSoWhite

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

The Penn Staff

Staying motivated midsemester

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

Opinion The Penn Staff

Editorial: Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers

  It is easy to see Valentine’s Day as a time to be bitter about love lost, love lacking or love fleeting. We find the aisles of our local supermarkets


Avoiding the next “Snowzilla”

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

Opinion The Penn Staff

What we’re really asking for is…

The holidays are fast approaching, and for many, it’s time to start filling out wish lists to give loved ones. For some, it might be an iPhone, for others, tickets