PNW Pioneer

Column: SGA president-elect Owens should start small

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Presidential candidates usually publicize their goals before they get into office. These goals are often inflated, but they drift in the direction of the candidate’s mission. Riley Owens, SGA president-elect, is not shy when...

Letter to the Editor by Alan Spector

April 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I was quite pleased to see that Purdue Northwest received a high ranking for our work with military, enlisted and veterans. Irrespective of what one thinks about various government policies, we understand that veterans and enlisted...

Letter to the Editor by William Bahus

March 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Feb. 20, 2018 Editor: When I saw the headline “PNW recognized as Military Friendly School” in the Jan. 22 issue, I thought it was satire. After reading the article, I did some research and found that Military Friendly...

Column: Growing pains unsurprising for PNW athletics

Cain Buchmeier, Special Projects Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Like the saying goes, you have to crawl before you walk and walk before you run. Throughout PNW’s first season as a member of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, all of the teams have losing re...

Column: Physically I’m fine, mentally I’m exhausted

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tests, speeches, presentations, term papers… It’s inevitable that you’re going to experience stress as a college student at some point. For some of us, though, it’s a day-to-day struggle with anxiety and other mental i...

Column: Buses cause fusses more often than not

Cain Buchmeier, Special Projects Editor

October 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Since the unification of the former PUC and PNC to form PNW, there has been an increased need for students, faculty and staff to shuffle back and forth from the Hammond and Westville campuses. Some students based primarily on one...

Column: Why you should care about SGA elections

Jacob Yothment, Editor-in-Chief (print)

April 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After seeing past Student Government Association elections, I was disappointed this year to see that many of the students voting and candidates running simply did not care. To clarify, I have seen effort through the campaigns...

Column: A Westville student’s point of view

Shelby Clindaniel, Editor-in-Chief (web)

March 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The word “unification” will never be forgotten by Purdue North Central and Calumet students. I submitted a photograph to the CHESS art gallery a couple weeks ago, and they accepted it. They emailed me back asking if I could...

Column: Equality for unequal campuses

Jacob Yothment, Editor-in-Chief (print)

March 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With unification, there has been an underlying mindset that all things should be equal between the two campuses. However, since there are approximately three times as many on-campus students at the Hammond campus than there are...

Column: An unwelcome Welcome Center

Jacob Yothment, Editor-in-Chief (print)

February 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When the Welcome Center opened at the start of the Fall 2016 Semester, my first thought was, “Why do we need this?” Given that the university is now facing a $8 million deficit and it spent $178,000 on the Welcome Center,...