Archive | October, 2008

Boilermakers cruise to 32 pt win in first exhibition game

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The most-anticipated Purdue men’s basketball season in years got under way Friday night as the 11th-ranked Boilermakers posted a 94-62 exhibition victory over Florida Southern before a crowd of 13,594 at Mackey Arena. Five Boilermakers scored in double figures, led by E’Twaun Moore with 14 points. Robbie Hummel and Ryne Smith […]

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St. Elizabeth Regional Health Auxiliary host Mistletoe Mart, Nov 14-15

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Members of the St. Elizabeth Regional Health Auxiliary will host the annual Mistletoe Mart from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the St. Elizabeth Regional Health Auxiliary House, located on the corner of 26th and South streets […]

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Lafayette Farmers Market Holiday Mini-Market

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vendors at the Lafayette Farmers’ Market will be selling items for the holidays during a mini-market on Saturday, November 8 from 8:00a to 12 noon on the west side of 5th Street between Main and Columbia Streets in Downtown Lafayette, Indiana. Items offered at the Holiday Market will include specialty popcorns, herbs, […]

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Boilers set to host Michigan this weekend at Ross-Ade

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Boilermakers are set to host the University of Michigan Wolverines this Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette. The Boilermakers, under 12th-year head coach Joe Tiller, enter their ninth week of the 2008 season 2-6 overall and 0-4 in the Big Ten after falling to Minnesota 17-6 in West […]

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Earthworm activity can alter forests’ carbon-carrying capabilities

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Earthworms can change the chemical nature of the carbon in North American forest litter and soils, potentially affecting the amount of carbon stored in forests, according to Purdue University researchers. The Purdue scientists, along with collaborators from the Smithsonian Institution and Johns Hopkins University, study the habits of earthworms originally brought […]

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Black Cultural Center speaker to make a case for racial reparations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A professor of African-American studies at the University of California, Berkeley will examine the continued impact of Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath on New Orleans’ African-American community in a lecture Nov. 10 at the Stewart Center. Charles P. Henry’s lecture, titled “We Are Americans: The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Politics of […]

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