PNW Pioneer

Evaluations available on Blackboard

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW course evaluations are now available for students to complete on Blackboard through Blue by eXplorance. The evaluations also have new course evaluation questions. There are five scaled-item questions about the course and instructor...

TEDx delayed, coming next fall

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The event date for TEDxPurdueUniversityNorthwest was changed to Sept. 14, 2018, instead of March 30, 2018, due to scheduling conflicts. Riley Owens, junior communication major and license owner for TEDxPurdueUniversityNorthwest,...

Athletics introduces online merchandise

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW athletics opened an online “Sideline Store” through BSN Sports where apparel can be purchased. Rob Huizenga, assistant athletic director for sports information, marketing and event management, said the store is similar...

Basketball teams stream live through WJOB

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The PNW athletics department has partnered with WJOB to stream the men and women’s basketball games through its Facebook page this season. Rob Huizenga, assistant athletics director for sports information, marketing and...

Women’s soccer coach resigns, search begins

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The PNW athletic department will be conducting a national search for the position of the women’s soccer coach after the resignation of Danielle Foxhoven. “I decided to resign for personal reasons,” Foxhoven said. “I...

Robbery occurs on Hammond campus

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 10, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Campus police reported an armed robbery that occurred in Porter Hall on Dec. 4. According to Hammond campus police, a PNW student posted on the Internet about selling an iPhone 7. The suspect called the student and offered ...

Campus police arrest former employee

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 27, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW campus police arrested a former employee who was charged with one count of theft. According to a statement sent to students who live in the University Village sent out on Nov. 22, campus police and Housing started an investigation...

Library delivery services on campus

Ra’Gean Porter, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Inter-Campus Transfer allows students located at either campus to receive books from the Westville or Hammond campus libraries by requesting them through the library’s online catalog. Susan Anderson, library and technical...

FRC court named to honor former athletics director

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2017

Filed under In Brief

During the “Evening Honoring John Friend” night, the athletics department revealed the name of the FRC court at the Hammond campus would be changed to the “John Friend Court” and gave Friend the title of “Director of...

Leadership Funds to be decided

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Leadership Funds for student-led organizations is currently being viewed by Student Government Association. Daquan Williams, president of SGA and junior communication major, said no funds have been distributed to any student...

TEDx to come to PNW

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under In Brief

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. He said he was in a Student Life...

PNW hosts Spooktacular Game for Special Olympics

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The Pride Spooktacular event was held at Dowling Park on Oct.30. This was the first year that this event has been hosted. Niki Stansell, softball head coach, thought the event went well and that people had fun. “The trick o...