News Section | Purdue News

Boilers set to host Michigan this weekend at Ross-Ade

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Boilermakers are set to host the University of Michigan Wolverines this Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette. The Boilermakers, under 12th-year head coach Joe Tiller, enter their ninth week of the 2008 season 2-6 overall and 0-4 in the Big Ten after falling to Minnesota 17-6 in West […] Read the full story

Posted in Purdue Sports

Black Cultural Center speaker to make a case for racial reparations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A professor of African-American studies at the University of California, Berkeley will examine the continued impact of Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath on New Orleans’ African-American community in a lecture Nov. 10 at the Stewart Center. Charles P. Henry’s lecture, titled “We Are Americans: The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Politics of […] Read the full story

Posted in Purdue News

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

Visitors to the 2007 Purdue University Homecoming festivities on Memorial Mall watch as volunteers from the College of Science make ice cream using dry ice. Events this year are scheduled for 9-11 a.m. Kickoff for the Purdue-Minnesota game is at noon. (Purdue News Service file photo)

Purdue Homecoming to feature full week of fun

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue’s Homecoming events will include a full week of activities for students and the public, including the traditional pep rally, parade, fireworks and family activities. The week’s events run Monday (Oct. 20) through Saturday (Oct. 25) and include the noon kickoff Homecoming game on Saturday, in which Purdue takes on Minnesota. […] Read the full story

Posted in Purdue News

Purdue sororities, fraternities to sponsor annual Halloween event

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Panhellenic Association, joined by the Interfraternity Council and Multicultural Greek Council, will sponsor the annual Halloween Trick-or-Treating event for families throughout the community from 3-5 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 26). Parents can accompany their children to a number of university organizations’ doorsteps for a safe environment of trick-or-treating. There is […] Read the full story

Posted in Arts + Entertainment, 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

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 January 2011