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  • Mixing energy drinks, alcohol may affect adolescent brains like cocaine October 25, 2016
    Drinking highly caffeinated alcoholic beverages triggers changes in the adolescent brain similar to taking cocaine, and the consequences last into adulthood as an altered ability to deal with rewarding substances, according to a Purdue study.
    Purdue News Service
  • Unhooking the hookup culture October 25, 2016
    In our STEM environment, the standard bell curve looms large and can be applied to any field. If we hypothesize that the hookup culture is one tail of a curve and permanent commitment the other, what makes up the median?
    By COLLEEN SHEEHY Executive Reporter
  • 5-year engineering expansion nearly complete October 25, 2016
    In the fall of 2012, the College of Engineering set out on a mission: to drastically increase the size of the college in five years.
    By SARAH FAULKNER Campus Editor
  • Purdue entrepreneur kickstarts his own company October 24, 2016
    A Purdue graduate has brought together zombies, board games and a wonky rhino to kick-start his own company.
    By ZOE STARKEY Staff Reporter
  • PUDM raises more than $1 million for Riley Hospital October 24, 2016
    After spending 18 hours awake and on their feet in the France Córdova Recreational Sports Center, participants in the 2016 Purdue University Dance Marathon burst into cheers as the total amount raised was announced at noon on Sunday.
    By EMMA FLICK Features Editor
  • Nonprofit CEO speaks at PUDM on the importance of a promise October 24, 2016
    In the final hours of the Purdue University Dance Marathon, the founder and CEO of the nonprofit organization “because I said I would,” addressed the crowd, speaking to them about the power of a promise.
    By EMMA FLICK Features Editor
  • PUDM raises more than $1 million this year October 23, 2016
    The Purdue University Dance Marathon announced today that it reached the $1 million fundraising total this year.
  • Opinion: The last presidential debate October 21, 2016
    What do you think? Have an opinion about this election that you’d like to share? Write a letter to the editor that is 300 words or less and email it to
    By SARAH FAULKNER Campus Editor
  • WBAA launches new FM radio frequency October 21, 2016
    WBAA, public radio at Purdue, launched a new FM frequency Friday.
    Purdue News Service
  • CEO of Duke Energy speaks about the energy industry October 21, 2016
    CEO of Duke Energy said that demands and technology in the energy industry are rapidly changing.
    By JOANNE BRUNDZA Staff Reporter
Purdue Bell Tower (WLFI File Photo)

3-D Printing Club flourishes on campus

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – Handheld, plastic models of a Tyrannosaurus rex’s skull, a turbine and a bust of a Purdue student all …

WLFI File Photo

Undergraduates cheat more than graduates

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – While undergraduate and graduate students can be found guilty of cheating, some Purdue officials find …

Photo shows the tennis courts near Windsor Hall on the campus of Purdue University. (Photo Provided/The Exponent)

Tennis courts remain unused for years

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – It’s been four years since the Purdue community last played tennis on campus. The six tennis courts, l…

Purdue University Airport (WLFI Photo)

Purdue University Airport master plan

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – Three more aircraft hangars may be built on the east side of the Purdue airport, according to the Purd…