PNW Pioneer

Campus police warn students about theft from vehicles

Amanda Biro, News Editor

October 16, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Campus police are warning students to protect their cars after three reports of theft from motor vehicles were made at the Hammond campus on Oct. 5. All thefts occurred at the P-14 parking lot near Peregrine and Griffin Hall....

Gene Haas Foundation awards $15,000 in scholarships

Patrick Stapinski, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

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The Gene Haas Foundation awarded $15,000 in scholarship funds to 13 students studying advanced manufacturing in PNW’s first application for the scholarship. The criteria to win the scholarship was based on a student’s GPA,...

#YouAreWelcomeHere at PNW

Madeline Clement, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

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PNW celebrated International Day of Peace with a campaign called #YouAreWelcomeHere on Sep. 21. This was PNW’s first year participating. #YouAreWelcomeHere is a national social media campaign for foreign students who may...

Constitution Day Commemoration speakers discussed Civil Rights

Amanda Biro, News Editor

October 2, 2017

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The History and Philosophy Department sponsored a panel discussion of Civil Rights and the 14th Amendment in honor of Constitution Day at the Hammond and Westville campus on Sept. 18. Associate professor of history, Kenneth...

Spanish Club raises money for Mexico earthquake relief

Amanda Biro, News Editor

October 2, 2017

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The Spanish Club raised $569.98 in donations for Mexico earthquake relief last week in SULB. Alexia Dukes, Spanish Club president and senior secondary English major, said the club felt the need to raise money after they saw...

Battle of the cards

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

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The intramural UNO Tournament was held for the seventh year on Sept. 18. Jerjuan Davis, sophomore undeclared major, said the event was a pleasure to attend. “The event was very lively and everyone had an aura that was positive. Everyone w...

Kickin’ it into goal

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

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Intramurals hosted the ninth annual field goal contest was held on Sept. 13. The event is held in the fall semester right before the kickoff of flag football. Matt Dudzik, director of intramurals, said that the field goal c...

SGA wants students to donate to hurricane relief

Amanda Biro, News Editor

September 18, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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...