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Purdue places Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu fraternities on probation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials on Tuesday (Oct. 6) announced that two campus fraternities have been placed on probation for violating university regulations and the Interfraternity Council Risk Management policy on alcohol consumption. Sigma Chi Fraternity is on probation through Dec. 31, while Sigma Nu Fraternity will be on probation for one year, […] Read the full story

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Purdue continues to see cases of flulike illness

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Student Health Center reported health-care providers there treated 83 students for flulike symptoms between Tuesday (Sept. 29) and 3 p.m. Monday (Oct. 5). Since Aug. 30, 394 students have been seen for flu symptoms at the Purdue Student Health Center or at a local urgent care. Patients continue to […] Read the full story

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Purdue names Homecoming queen, 2 kings

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For the first time ever, Purdue University’s selection for Homecoming queen and king has ended in a tie. Queen Naina Singh will be joined by kings Nathan Welch and Barry Helfrich. The three were crowned at the Homecoming pep rally Friday (Oct. 2) night and will appear at Homecoming festivities on […] Read the full story

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Purdue bands and orchestras open concert season Homecoming weekend

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University bands and orchestras will kick off their 2009-10 concert season during homecoming weekend. Orchestras will perform its Homecoming Concert Saturday (Oct. 3) in the Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. The Purdue Symphonic and Concert bands will perform a tribute to “Main Street USA” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, […] Read the full story

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Purdue temporarily suspends Phi Kappa Theta fraternity for violations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Friday (Sept. 25) suspended Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity for three months for violating university regulations and the Interfraternity Council Risk Management policy on alcohol consumption. The suspension will last through Dec. 31, at which time the fraternity chapter can petition the Office of the Dean of Students for […] Read the full story

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Porsche converted by students in spotlight during Green Week

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jim Danielson and Sean Kleinschmidt spent the summer before their freshman year at Purdue University turning a Porsche with a blown engine into an electric-powered vehicle. Their red, 1987 924S will be one of the featured vehicles at the alternative and fuel-efficient transportation show that is part of Purdue’s Green Week. […] Read the full story

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