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Bioscience building funding approved

Bioscience building funding approved

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

The Indiana General Assembly approved the $35.1 million needed to fund the construction of the Bioscience Innovation Building on the Hammond campus. State legislators from the House and the Senate made the decision on April...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Students reflect on impact of the Dean’s Leadership Group

Kurt Urbanski, Staff Writer

The Dean’s Leadership Group is led by John Weber, Dean of Students, and Amanda Schacht, Director of Student Life, and a scholarship is awarded to members. To become a member last year, students completed an application,...

May 1, 2017No Comments

New instructor evaluations coming

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

PNW will change its instructor evaluation system from Idea, which is partnered with Campus Labs, to Explorance Blue at the start of the summer semester. In Fall 2017, students will be able to complete evaluations through...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Journey in Time: Students perform for Westville

Maria Elena Miller, Staff Writer

The students of Oral Interpretation presented a theatre performance on the Westville campus on April 18 and April 23. The course was taught by Daniel Padberg, associate professor of communication and director of theatre. The...

May 1, 2017No Comments

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Arts & Leisure

Starting a spring carnival tradition

Leah Medema, Arts & Leisure Writer

Students and student organizations lined up the driveway leading to the SUL building in celebration of the end of the Spring semester. The Spring Carnival was in full swing. Though the air was crisp and...

May 1, 2017No Comments

‘Merchant of Venice’ performance causes a mix of emotions

Donavan Barrier, Staff Writer

Purdue Northwest’s production of “The Merchant of Venice,” directed by Paul Hecht, was quite the riot. Leaving the audience with laughs and questions about society, PNW’s take on William Shakespeare’s...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Audience’s appetite for man-eating plant satisfied

Audience’s appetite for man-eating plant satisfied

April 27, 2017

Student spotlight: Sarah Maddox

April 19, 2017

Alumna puts on production of professor’s play

April 18, 2017

Mainstage musical with man-eating plant set to open

Mainstage musical with man-eating plant set to open

April 18, 2017

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Sports

PNW prepares for NCAA process

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

PNW athletics will begin competing in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, a NCAA DII conference, for the 2017-18 athletic season. PNW was accepted into the NCAA DII membership process on Sept. 27 due to...

May 1, 2017No Comments

PNW’s 2017 baseball gallery

PNW’s 2017 baseball gallery

Photographer: Brooke Sotelo

May 1, 2017No Comments

Silver Sneakers seniors show exercise is for everyone

Silver Sneakers seniors show exercise is for everyone

Karina Jimenez, Sports Editor

The Silver Sneakers Program at PNW is a functional exercise program designed for eligible senior citizens. The program focuses on muscular strength and range of movement, exercises that help with day-to-day activities....

May 1, 2017No Comments

Community competes in PNW Pride Classic

April 25, 2017

PNW softball splits doubleheader

April 18, 2017

Kicking and swinging

Kicking and swinging

April 18, 2017

Women’s golf competes during first spring season

April 4, 2017

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