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  • 'High Flight' poem loved by astronauts January 19, 2017
    According to the Purdue archives, Eugene Cernan carried a copy of aviator John Gillespie Magee, Jr.'s poem 'High Flight' to the moon during his Apollo 10 mission. That same copy is now in the Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special…
    BY ZOE STARKEY Assistant Campus Editor
  • Purdue reflects on Gene Cernan's death January 19, 2017
    Gene Cernan has recently passed, but will never be forgotten for his accomplishments at Purdue and his triumphs in space.
    By RACHAEL WITHALL Campus Editor
  • Purdue marks Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Awareness Week January 18, 2017
    The Purdue colleges of Agriculture, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Science are hosting a series of special events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Awareness Week.
    Purdue News Service
  • 19 Purdue students will study presidential inauguration January 18, 2017
    A group of Purdue University students will get a once-every-four-years opportunity to study a presidential inauguration from the front row of history.
    Purdue News Service
  • Forecast: the newest student success application January 18, 2017
    There are many tools that Purdue offers to students to be successful in college. The newest tool, Forecast, allows students to have personalized tips for their routines and improve their daily experiences.
    BY RACHAEL WITHALL Campus Editor
  • Purdue students reduce indoor air pollution in Kenya January 18, 2017
    A Purdue group that traveled to Nandi, Kenya, over winter break is reinventing the cookstove for the benefit of Nandi women. This group is the Global Air Quality Trekkers, a team in Purdue's Engineering Projects in Community Service, or EPICS.
    BY ZOE STARKEY Assistant Campus Editor
  • A vegetarian's guide to Purdue dining January 17, 2017
    I have heard many complaints from students at purdue struggling to survive the dining courts, being a full time vegetarian. Here are a few tips about how to cheat the system.
    BY EMILY VIAN Opinions Editor
  • Friends react to fellow Purdue student's passing January 16, 2017
    In the wake of a Purdue student's death, the president of a student organization remembers Eric Meyer as being passionate in his hobbies and friendly toward everyone.
    BY MATEO MENCHACA City Editor
  • Funeral arrangements made for student found dead in residence hall January 13, 2017
    Arrangements have been made for the student found dead on Tuesday night in a residence hall.
  • Resolution Spotlight: Geena Darnell January 13, 2017
    Q: What is your New Year's Resolution?
    BY RACHAEL WITHALL Campus Editor
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New sorority coming in fall 2015

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – In the fall of 2015, Purdue’s Greek community will welcome a new sorority to campus: Kappa Delta.

Elayna Dorsey, a junior in the Krannert School of Management, won 3,000 dollars on the Wheel of Fortune Wednesday, April 11, 2014. (Purdue/Provided Photo/Wheel of Fortune)

Student wins $3000 on Wheel of Fortune

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – Many people dream of being on their favorite television show; one Purdue student was able to make her …

WLFI File Photo

Debate brings hundreds to campus

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – A three-day event will bring 412 college debaters and 130 judges from 55 colleges and universities spa…

Hammer Down Hunger (WLFI Photo)

Boiler up, Hammer Down Hunger

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – A fundraiser that doubles as a friendly competition seeks to feed the hungry around the world.