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SGA wants students to donate to hurricane relief

Amanda Biro, News Editor

September 18, 2017

Filed under In Brief

SGA is collecting signatures from students in SULB and encouraging students to donate to Salvation Army after the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey. Daquan Williams, SGA president and junior communication major, said SGA wants...

Students will be charged for additional printing

Amanda Biro, News Editor

September 18, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PaperCut has been fully implemented as the new print management system for this fall semester. The system charges students for any additional printing. Students will automatically have $1.75 per credit hour on their account...

Annual Fall Sports Festival celebrates second year

Alex Gesiakowski, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Dowling Park was abuzz on Sept. 9 with activity during the second PNW Pride Fall Sports Festival as six different Pride teams competed against other universities.   The Fall Sports Festival is a celebration of competition and com...

Calling all dancers

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Tryouts for the PNW dance team will be held on Sept. 14 at the racquetball courts on the Hammond campus from 2-5 p.m. The dancers will be evaluated on their jumps and the dance routine provided at the tryout. The students...

Communication department introduces semester with Sock Hop into Art

Madeline Clement, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief, Uncategorized

Sock Hop into Art, hosted by the department of communication and creative arts, was held on August 23. The purpose of the event was to encourage students to get involved in the department. Rhonda Nemri, communication and creative art...

Shuttle system issue resolved, more changes to come

Amanda Biro, News Editor

September 6, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW’s inter-campus shuttle service was temporarily suspended on Aug. 31 due to a dispute between US Coachways and a subcontractor. “The subcontractor was dissatisfied and walked off the job,” Brian Miller, director of ...

Suspect in custody for rapes, murder near Hammond campus

Amanda Biro, News Editor

September 3, 2017

Filed under In Brief

A 15-year-old boy is in custody for two rapes and is considered a suspect in a murder that occurred near the Hammond campus. The first rape of a 14-year -old girl occurred on July 26 in the 6700 block of Grand Avenue at around...

Fall play auditions to take place

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

August 25, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW will be hosting auditions for the fall play on Aug. 28 and 29 in Alumni Hall on the Hammond campus and Aug. 30 and 31 in Room 002 in the Library Student Faculty Building or LSFB on the Westville campus. All auditions will take...

Campus Police advise caution after sexual assaults occur near campus

Amanda Biro, News Editor

August 20, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Hammond Campus Police encouraged students to take precautions after two females were raped within two weeks of each other in the Hessville area. The first rape occurred around noon in late July in the 6700 block of Grand Avenue....

PNW welcomes back another year with activities

Tarah Shaw, Arts & Leisure Writer

August 9, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Welcome Back Week will be filled with activities for students between Aug. 21 to Aug. 24. Welcome Back Week will begin with a student organization fair, where members of student clubs and organizations will set up stands and ex...

EXL changed to one-course requirement

Amanda Biro, News Editor

August 7, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The Faculty Senate decided undergraduate students would be required to have one experiential learning course at the Faculty Senate meeting on May 5. Geoffrey Schultz, chair of the Senate, says there are still concerns about quality and funding but expects full closure ...