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Call for commemoration

Call for commemoration

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

Two students want to create a university guideline that will commemorate students after their death. Eric Taylor, junior triple major and the chief financial officer of SGA, and Cade Weiler, junior business management ...

Campus police guides students on safety

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

The results of a mass shooting at PNW would not be as fatal as the one in Sutherland, Texas because of extensive police preparation and training, campus police said. Campus police cannot prevent disasters from happening at the uni...

Veterans Appreciation Day

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

PNW recognized Veterans Day through a week of celebration on the Westville and Hammond campus. On Nov. 6 at the Hammond campus, flags were raised and Tony Sindone, professor of finance and economic development and th...

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In Brief

Leadership Funds to be decided

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

Leadership Funds for student-led organizations is currently being viewed by Student Government Association. Daquan Williams, president of SGA and junior communication major,...

TEDx to come to PNW

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 13, 20171 Comment

A student is bringing a TEDx event to PNW on March 30, 2018 in the Dworkin Student Center. Riley Owens, junior communication major is the sole license owner for TEDxPurdueUniversityNorthwest....

PNW hosts Spooktacular Game for Special Olympics

November 3, 2017

Annual intramural art competition open

October 31, 2017

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Arts & Leisure

“Robin Hood” in the round, a robust rendition

“Robin Hood” in the round, a robust rendition

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

November 13, 2017No Comments

“The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood” was a zany, fourth-wall breaking production that left the audience in animated laughter for the majority of the second night on opening weekend. Living up ...

Student advances particle physics field with research in Switzerland

Student advances particle physics field with research in Switzerland

Hector Carbrera, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

Christopher McGrady, junior physics and math major, was invited to conduct research in Geneva, Switzerland with Neeti Parashar, physics professor, during the summer. McGrady attended Parashar’s spring 2016 mo...

Exceeding, the electrical engineer’s way

Karina Jimenez, Arts and Leisure Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

Alex Begala, senior electrical engineering major, said the first exam in his freshman math class tanked his grade. Begala said he wasn’t going to give up and had to work harder. He said he went to Stud...

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Sports

Fall frolic

Fall frolic

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

November 15, 2017No Comments

Two hundred eleven students, faculty and community members participated in the Fall Frolic/Jennie Hamilton Memorial 4-Mile run and 1.5 Mile walk held at the FRC on Nov. 5. Christopher Ramos, sophomore cross-country runner,...

Cross country teams conclude first NCAA season

Cain Buchmeier, Special Projects Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

The men’s and women’s cross country teams concluded its inaugural seasons in NCAA Division II at the GLIAC Championships in Marquette, Michigan, on Oct. 21. The men’s team finished 11 of 11 while the women’s team ...

Farewell to the fall season

Farewell to the fall season

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

The men and women’s soccer teams wrapped up its first season in Division II with overall records of 4-9-3 and 0-15-0 respectively. Danielle Foxhoven, women’s soccer head coach, said that Division II is a different leve...

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