PNW Pioneer

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 ...

Retired Lt. Col. speaks at Sinai Forum

Brooke Regier, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under In Brief

Retired Lt. Col. Jason Amerine of the U.S. Special Forces was PNW’s third speaker for the 63rd Sinai Forum held in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex on Sunday, Oct. 23. Amerine, who was welcomed...

Water main in SUL bursts, resulting in flooding, damage

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

October 2, 2016

Filed under In Brief

A toilet leak in the women’s restroom on the second floor of the Hammond campus’s SUL building on Oct. 2 resulted in damage to the cafeteria on the first floor, south stairwell and some books in the library. Notes on ...