Archive | April, 2011

Purdue withdraws recognition of Gimlet Leadership Honorary

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials on Thursday (April 28) announced that the university has withdrawn recognition of the Gimlet Leadership Honorary for ongoing violations of university alcohol and hazing regulations. The withdrawal means that Gimlet is no longer affiliated with the university and cannot operate an organization, said Pablo Malavenda, associate dean of students. […]

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Ivy Tech-Lafayette, Saint Joseph’s reach agreement to help students earn bachelor’s degrees

LAFAYETTE and RENSSELAER, Ind. — Saint Joseph’s College and Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette have reached an agreement that will allow Ivy Tech students with associate degrees in specific majors and programs to earn a bachelor’s degree from SJC in a timely manner. SJC will accept associate degrees from Ivy Tech as equivalent to the first […]

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Study finds “reasonable” quantities of red pepper may curb appetite

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Spicing up your daily diet with some red pepper can curb appetite, especially for those who don’t normally eat the popular spice, according to research from Purdue University. “We found that consuming red pepper can help manage appetite and burn more calories after a meal, especially for individuals who do not […]

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Proposal banning ‘Spice’, Salvia moves to Governor

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Senate lawmakers voted 49-1 today in support of the final version of a proposal banning products like ‘Spice’ and the herb salvia divinorum in Indiana, sending the enrolled act to Governor Mitch Daniels where it could be signed into law. Senate Enrolled Act 57 adds various chemical compounds used in synthetic cannabinoids […]

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Purdue senior arrested, charged with several campus thefts

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police on Friday (April 22) arrested a student in connection with several campus thefts. Andrew Skyler Allen, 24, a senior in the College of Liberal Arts from Walkerton, Ind., was preliminarily charged with four counts of theft. Allen allegedly took an LCD overhead projector from Brown Laboratory of Chemistry, […]

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Lafayette girl injured in single vehicle crash on CR 175 W

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A 16 year old Lafayette girl was pinned in her vehicle this morning after she lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole on County Road 175 West, just south of County Road 400 South. Shortly after 7:00a on Friday, April 22nd, members of the Tippecanoe Sheriff’s Office, Shadeland Fire […]

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