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Purdue women defeat Michigan, 70-53

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Seniors Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton and Danielle Campbell couldn’t have scripted a better senior night as both players put up career numbers in a 70-53 win over Michigan on Thursday night. Wisdom-Hylton finished with a career-high 15 rebounds en route to her 23rd career double-double, while Campbell scored a season-high 18 points. Purdue […] Read the full story

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8 students to compete in Miss Purdue Scholarship Pageant

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2009 Miss Purdue Scholarship Pageant will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday (March 1) in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. Eight students will participate in the pageant, which is an official preliminary to the Miss Indiana and Miss America pageants. As part of the evening, State Rep. Sheila Klinker, Miss Purdue […] Read the full story

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Purdue officials conclude investigation into cheating allegations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Wednesday (Feb. 25) announced that 10 students face disciplinary action stemming from cheating allegations. Steve Akers, the university’s executive associate dean of students, said an investigation was launched after university officials became aware that some students enrolled in a sophomore-level engineering class may have cheated on a test. […] Read the full story

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Purdue student group hosts affirmative action bake sale

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Conservative Coalition for American Values, a Purdue University student organization, hosted a bake sale today designed to demonstrate the racial divisiveness of University affirmative action policies, specifically the mandated use of racial quotas and admitting students based on their skin tone. The Executive Project Director of CCAV, Tim Arehart, felt […] Read the full story

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Purdue to host Big Ten Men’s Swimming Championships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- The 14th-ranked Purdue men’s swimming and diving team welcomes the rest of the conference this week as the Big Ten Championships begin Thursday inside the Boilermaker Aquatic Center. “The Big Ten meet is always an exciting meet,” head coach Dan Ross said. “But, hosting for only the second time since 1963 […] Read the full story

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Nearly Naked Mile runners to donate clothes off their backs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University students will have the opportunity to give those in need the clothes off their backs – literally – during the second annual Nearly Naked Mile. The Nearly Naked Mile, a noncompetitive event where students run or walk through campus in bathing suits or costumes, will begin at 7 p.m. […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 June 2012