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Flu vaccinations available for Purdue students, faculty, staff

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vaccine for the seasonal flu will be available for Purdue University students beginning Friday (Sept. 25). The Purdue University Student Health Center will provide the vaccinations from 10:00a to 4:00p Friday in the atrium of Armstrong Hall and then daily at the health center while supplies last. The cost for students […] Read the full story

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Purdue student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An undergraduate student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, Purdue University health officials announced Tuesday (Sept. 22). The student, who lives on campus, has been hospitalized and is in stable condition. “We’re in the process of trying to establish contact with those individuals who lived or worked closely with the person […] Read the full story

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Professor warns students: email, texting may get unwanted results

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — College students using the miracle of modern technology to reach out to professors and potential employers may be doing more harm than good, according to a professor at Indiana University. Email and texting are efficient and convenient, but drawbacks include potential misinterpretation of the message or a negative reaction from the recipient, […] Read the full story

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Fire damages Cochran Apartments on Waldron

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A fire that was believed to have started by a propane grill heavily damaged two units of the Cochran Apartments at 621 Waldron St. late Friday (Sept. 18). The Purdue Fire Department was dispatched around 10:30 p.m. and was on-scene until about 3 a.m., said assistant fire Chief Kevin Clark. The […] Read the full story

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Desk-side program boosts Purdue recycling, goes campus-wide

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is taking its pilot desk-side recycling program campus-wide in an effort to significantly boost recycling rates. The program, launched at Freehafer Hall in July, provides recycling bins at workers’ desks, but requires them to walk to a central location to deposit trash. Within four weeks worker participation reached 99.5 […] Read the full story

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Purdue police investigate sexual assault, battery

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police are investigating a sexual assault and an unrelated battery that occurred early Saturday (Sept. 19). The sexual assault took place around 1:17 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 19) in the 200 block of University Street. Purdue Police Chief John Cox said a woman reported that she was posing for a […] Read the full story

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