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Student filmmakers win top prizes at Purdue’s Digital Cinema Contest

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Five students received the top prizes in Purdue’s seventh annual Digital Cinema Contest Premiere Night and Awards Ceremony on Thursday (April 23) at the Lafayette Theater. Awards were given for best documentary, alternative, animated and narrative film, along with a viewer’s choice. Best actor, actress, cinematography, sound design, special features and […] Read the full story

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Hard work and ‘drive’ leads Iles to Grand Prix win

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Perseverance paid off for senior Travis Iles as he raced to the winner’s circle in Saturday’s (April 25) 52nd running of the Purdue University Grand Prix. Iles, an industrial management major from Mt. Vernon, Ill., moved into third by the 14th lap, worked his way into the lead by lap 40 […] Read the full story

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Conservative student group says Purdue denied free speech, defended ‘radical’ group

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A Purdue student group is claiming the Dean of Students Office is showing politically motivated, preferential treatment of some student organizations and their right to protest on campus. The student members of the Conservative Coalition for American Values (CCAV) feel they were denied the right to protest a memorial display constructed […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s 52nd Grand Prix to take place on new track

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s 52nd annual Grand Prix kart race will take place Saturday (April 25) on a brand new track, located at the corner of McCormick Road and Cherry Lane. The previous track, which was used for more than four decades, was eliminated to make way for the renovation and expansion of […] Read the full story

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Arboretum project converting Purdue into garden spot

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A plan has taken root to turn Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus into a garden spot. The Purdue Arboretum project officially launched during last weekend’s Spring Fest. Spring Fest visitors were invited to learn about the arboretum at the E.C. Stevenson Pavilion, located behind the Horticulture Building and south of the […] Read the full story

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Indiana Senate to honor Purdue Boilermakers as Big Ten Champions

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -– State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) will present the Purdue University men’s and women’s basketball teams today with Senate Concurrent Resolutions honoring their successful seasons. The Boilermaker men made history with their first Big Ten Tournament Championship this year, beating Ohio State Buckeyes 65-61 after trailing by five at halftime. Purdue also defeated […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 March 2011