PNW Pioneer

From Indiana to Nicaragua

Leah Medema, Staff Writer

August 20, 2017

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When Julie Lara and Rebeca Rodriguez, junior nursing majors, landed in Granada, Nicaragua for a week-long study abroad community service program, the two cousins felt at home because of their personal ties to the country. Lara and R...

Starting a spring carnival tradition

Leah Medema, Arts & Leisure Writer

May 1, 2017

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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 the skies were gray, this...

‘Merchant of Venice’ performance causes a mix of emotions

Donavan Barrier, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

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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 play was a success. The...

Student spotlight: Sarah Maddox

Kurt Urbanski, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

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Sarah Maddox, senior communications major, is a student, leader and role model, and she is making the most of her experience at PNW. Maddox graduated from New Prairie High School and transferred to PNW after initially studying...

Alumna puts on production of professor’s play

Amanda Lopez, Arts & Leisure Editor

April 18, 2017

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The play “Ceviche en Pittsburgh,” written by Jose Castro-Urioste, professor of Spanish, is being produced by Summer Coronado, Spring semester 2000 graduate of Spanish international studies. Coronado is the sole proprietor...

Art tour adventure

Menghua Xu, Arts & Leisure Writer

April 11, 2017

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  Photographer: Shakira Taylor Students were given the opportunity to learn more about the art on the Hammond campus on March 25 when an art tour was held. Two tours led by Judy Jacobi, assistant vice chancell...

Belly dancing class performs, empowers

Leah Medema, Arts & Leisure Writer

April 4, 2017

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Belly dancing students demonstrated the expressive art during a performance to Sahara Dunes at the CHESS art gallery on March 30. The performance titled, “The Art of Belly Dancing,” began with a speech by instructor Mary...