Archive | August, 2011

Latino Cultural Center assists local nonprofit in annual dinner to fund local scholarships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center is partnering with Tippecanoe-based nonprofit organization, United Businesses Serving the Community, to host its fourth annual dinner and dance on September 24, 2011 at the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom in West Lafayette. Proceeds from the event will be distributed as scholarships to local high school […]

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Luke Bryan to perform at Purdue during Homecoming weekend

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — CMT on Tour: Luke Bryan Tailgates & Tanlines – with special guests Lee Brice, Josh Thompson and Matt Mason – will perform at 8:00pm on October 21st at Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music. This performance is presented by Purdue Convocations and the Purdue Student Concert Committee. Bryan’s tour is set […]

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Greater Lafayette youth with disabilities invited to participate in physical activity program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Beginning October 12th, Pete’s Pals will host a five-week swimming program for youth with disabilities. Pete’s Pals is a Purdue University-based program that focuses on physical activity and aquatics for youth with disabilities. Those ages 3-18 can work individually with a university student clinician to improve physical fitness, swimming, and water […]

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To make friends, new college students should go offline from Facebook, email

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While it is tempting for new college students to stay connected with high school friends through Facebook or email, a communication expert encourages them to take time to mute their phones, close their laptops and meet people the old-fashioned way: face to face. “College students should take advantage of conversational time […]

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Purdue police release images of 2 sought for questioning in graffiti case

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police have released video images of two men they want to question in connection with graffiti found at more than 20 locations around campus. Purdue police Lt. Fred Davis said graffiti was found in places stretching from State Street to Stadium Avenue and from University to Grant streets and […]

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Afro-Latin experience theme of Black Cultural Center’s fall series

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Exploring the Afro-Latin experience is the theme for the Fall Cultural Arts Series at the Purdue University Black Cultural Center. “Rhythm of Hope, Power of Heritage: Exploring the Afro-Latin Experience” will feature a play, speakers, information fair, music and other performances as well as a research tour. “Approximately 11 million Africans […]

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