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Executive director of admissions named

Executive director of admissions named

Amanda Lopez, Arts & Leisure Editor

November 29, 2016

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EXL: “…Is it a fine program for PNW?”

Jacob Yothment, Editor-in-Chief (print)

November 14, 2016

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The PNW Faculty Senate Committee has been working throughout the semester to create an experiential learning program to fit the needs of the students of both campuses. Currently, there is no deadline set for when the program...

Would you like charity with that?

Amanda Biro, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

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The McDonald’s Peppermint for PNW campaign gave $1 for every purchase of a hot or iced peppermint beverage on Nov. 7 to PNW for the Future Leaders Scholarship. PNW athletes and students from Purdue’s Hospitality Tourism...

Social justice advocate speaks at PNW

Blair Hochstetler, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

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Lambda Pi Eta and the Union for Democratic Communications, two student organizations headed by Burton Lee Artz, professor of media arts, hosted writer and activist Medea Benjamin at Lawshe Hall Tuesday, Nov. 1. Benjamin came to...

Retired Lt. Col. speaks at Sinai Forum

Brooke Regier, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

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Retired Lt. Col. Jason Amerine of the U.S. Special Forces was PNW’s third speaker for the 63rd Sinai Forum held in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex on Sunday, Oct. 23. Amerine, who was welcomed...

Student arrested at Westville campus for resisting arrest, criminal trespass

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

October 20, 2016

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PNW student Michael Dowling was arrested on Sept. 15 in the LSF building of the Westville campus by university police and charged by the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s office with resisting arrest and criminal trespassing. Patricia...

New printing system a concern for students, faculty

Taylor Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

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A new printing service called PaperCut has been implemented at PNW this semester. Under the previous printing system, GoPrint, faculty, staff, student workers, graduate students, etc. had access to unlimited printing. This is...

Chancellor Keon receives NIPSCO Luminary Award for Education

Amanda Biro, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

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Thomas Keon, PNW chancellor, received the NIPSCO Luminary Award for Education from NIPSCO President Violet Sistovaris for his expansion of PNW’s STEM education program. STEM consists of science, technology, engineering and...

Breaking the chains of domestic abuse

Kevin Isaacs, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

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“Veils, Halos, and Shackles” is a collection of works by various authors on the issue of domestic violence in today’s society. A reading and roundtable discussion was held on Oct. 5, and it was organized by Janine Harrison,...

PNW professor’s speech questions Constitution Day

Daulton Albanese, News Writer

October 14, 2016

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Frank Colucci, associate professor of political science, spoke to PNW students and faculty members about how Constitution Day is unconstitutional. In the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005, it says every educational institution...