PNW Pioneer

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,...

Column: Stop online group projects, stop the madness

Jacob Yothment, Editor-in-Chief (print)

December 13, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Two summers ago, I foolishly decided to do business writing online, a mistake I have regret ever since. In the syllabus the professor told the class that one of the bigger projects in the course was a group project to which she...

Pulitzer Prize winner speaks at Sinai Forum

Jason Finner, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

Filed under Columns, News

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bret Stephens spoke to a packed house on Nov. 13 at the D-SSAC building on the Westville campus as part of the 63rd season of the Sinai Forum. Stephens won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Commen...