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  • Laser research to help detect carcinogens November 24, 2015
    A research associate studying nuclear engineering is using his research and development to bridge the gap between laser usage and carcinogen detection.
    By ALEXA KOZYRSKI Campus Editor
  • Non-profit gathers more than 1300 donations November 23, 2015
    The Purdue branch of the national non-profit A Fresh Start has collected more than 1300 donations through a toiletry drive. The contributions included a variety of hygiene products such as shampoo, so
    BY ASHWIN SUNDERRAJ Staff Reporter
  • Saturday event will bring Christian groups together for a night of unity November 20, 2015
    Unite Campus, a Christian event, will bring those from multiple denominations, groups and Christian ideologies together for a night dedicated to worship and prayer.
  • Missing pencil sculpture found November 20, 2015
    A 12-foot-tall sculpture in the shape of a pencil was located on Thursday morning after being reported missing earlier this week.
  • Safe Campus Act receives nationwide backlash from organizations November 20, 2015
    The Safe Campus Act has caused much controversy in organizations across the country, including some areas where there may be a higher instance of sexual assault in the environment.
    By ALEXA KOZYRSKI Campus Editor
  • All's fine: Missing giant pencil returns November 19, 2015
    A 12-foot pencil sculpture that had gone missing from Pickett Park on the northwest edge of the Purdue  campus has been recovered.
    Purdue News Service
  • Students celebrate a victory at emergency PSG meeting November 19, 2015
    An emergency Purdue Student Government meeting was held to discuss several bills regarding certain demands that were presented to Purdue president Mitch Daniels.
    By JILLIAN ELLISON Assistant Features Editor
  • Swagelok workshops offer students knowledge for future careers November 19, 2015
    Tim Shine, technical services manager at Swagelok and 2007 Purdue graduate, returns to campus weekly to help students and faculty members get hands-on experience with tube fitting, something students
    By ALEXA KOZYRSKI Campus Editor
  • Engineering professor receives $2 million grant November 18, 2015
    A Purdue associate professor of engineering education received more than $2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation.
    By ASHWIN SUNDERRAJ Staff Reporter
  • President Daniels meets with students to address demands November 18, 2015
    A group of 15 Purdue students met with Purdue President Mitch Daniels on Tuesday to demand changes to the racial climate at Purdue. Daniels said he is on their side, but that it is hard to make immedi
    By JILLIAN ELLISON Assistant Features Editor
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…