PNW Pioneer

Campus police arrest former employee

Amanda Biro, News Editor

November 27, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Annual intramural art competition open

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017

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Intramurals is hosting the annual competition for the “Intra Mural” with the deadline set for Nov. 15. Matt Dudzik, director of intramurals, said the theme is the 65th year of intramurals at the Hammond campus. “One of the thing...

Celebrating Latino Culture and Raising Awareness

Madeline Clement, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

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The Spanish Club held and organized Boricua Night to raise awareness and get donations for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  Boricua is a slang word meaning “Puerto Rican.” Everyone who attended the event...

Athletics applauds former director

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

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PNW athletics will celebrate former athletic director John Friend’s tenure with a special event on Nov. 16. The event will be held at the FRC at the Hammond Campus and it will consist of a social hour, dinner and ceremony. ...

Chancellor sets goals for reduced tuition

Amanda Biro, News Editor

October 30, 2017

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The Board of Trustees approved for out-of-state tuition rates to be lowered to 1.5 times the in-state tuition for new, non-resident domestic students, effective in fall 2018. Chancellor Thomas L. Keon said that if 500 non-resident domestic...

Schedule will not change for buses

Amanda Biro, News Editor

October 30, 2017

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The inter-campus shuttle system recently replaced US Coachways with Chicagoland transportation as the new bus vendor due to concerns from students, faculty and staff. Despite past difficulties with the bus schedule this semester,...

Construction delayed near the Westville campus

Amanda Biro, News Editor

October 16, 2017

Filed under In Brief

According to an email sent out by Patricia Nowak, chief of police, on Oct. 5, the Indiana Department of Transportation predicted that it would take thirty days to complete the construction project on the bridge of U.S. Route 421,...