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Boiler Volunteer Network gathering donations for food bank

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue’s Boiler Volunteer Network kicked off the eighth annual Fall Harvest Food Drive on Monday (Oct. 27). Students, faculty and staff will be able to donate to the food drive through Nov. 21. All donations will benefit Food Finders Food Bank, which serves 16 counties in Indiana. Boiler Volunteer Network Director […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Purdue News

Early, Election Day voting offered on Purdue West Lafayette campus

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Student voting in the Nov. 4 general election will be easier than ever, thanks to a new system worked out between Purdue and county election officials. Under the new system, Purdue student identification cards will be accepted as a photo ID, provided election officials can verify current enrollment by tapping into […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics, Purdue News

Some whites struggle more with obesity related to discrimination than blacks, Hispanics

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new study confirms that discrimination is a stress factor that is related to obesity, but surprisingly, this is most true among ethnic white groups and not blacks or Hispanics. “We wanted to determine whether feeling discriminated against was linked with having excess tummy fat in adults,” says Haslyn Hunte, an […] Read the full story

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Obama campaign unlawfully misuses proprietary firearms industry media list says trade association

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Obama campaign in Indiana, on September 27, unlawfully obtained and made unauthorized use of a proprietary media list belonging to the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) – the trade association for the firearms industry. Sen. Obama used this list to e-mail a press release ( concerning National Hunting and Fishing Day. […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

St. Elizabeth School of Nursing information day, Oct 31

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The St. Elizabeth School of Nursing will hold an information day, starting at 2 p.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 31 for anyone interested in a nursing career. The program will cover registration, curriculum, financial aid and admission information for the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing. Tours of the facility will also be […] Read the full story

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Purdue program provide primer on immigration issues

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Hoosiers come in all shapes, sizes and, in ever-increasing numbers, ethnicities. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and the university’s College of Liberal Arts are sponsoring a pair of video broadcasts to help Indiana residents better understand the state’s changing demographics. The Basics on Immigration takes place 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 May 2020