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9/11 tv screen shot of World Trade Center after impact

Panel to discuss 10th anniversary of 9/11 at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A panel discussion on how and why the nation and world have changed since 9/11 will be presented on September 13 at Purdue University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is at 7:30pm in Wetherill Hall, Room 172. The panelists are: Berenice Carroll, professor emerita of political [...] Read the full story

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Carson Wiggs Purdue Kicker

Purdue kicker Wiggs named SI.com Preseason All-American

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue kicker Carson Wiggs has been named a first team preseason All-American by SportsIllustrated.com. The senior from Grand Prairie, Texas, owns the four longest field goals in school history (59, 55, 53 and 52 yards), has the highest career field goal percentage ever at Purdue (.715, 37 for 51) and has [...] Read the full story

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Big Ten Football Championship Game Tickets available to John Purdue Club members

150 tickets to Big Ten Football Championship Game available to John Purdue Club members

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Although general public tickets for the inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game are sold out, each conference school will receive 150 tickets (100 priced at $125 and 50 priced at $175) to sell. The Purdue Athletic Ticket Office is taking requests from interested John Purdue Club members through November 1, 2011 [...] Read the full story

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Purdue iPhone iPad Apps

New features added to Purdue iPhone, iPad apps

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University has updated its app for Apple iPhone and iPads to make it easier for students to view dining court menus or catch a bus. Martin Sickafoose, director of online marketing, said when developing the updated version, the team looked at how the app could be most useful. “We received [...] Read the full story

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Purdue Latino Cultural Center celebrates Latino Heritage Month with events

Purdue’s LCC events celebrate Latino Heritage Month

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center will observe Latino Heritage Month from September 15th through October 12th, 2011 with several events surrounding the theme of “The African Presence in the Americas.” The events are part of national Hispanic Heritage Month, which was established in 1968. In fall 2010, there were 1,184 Latino [...] Read the full story

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Sometimes students use social media and technology to the exclusion of real live friends and resources.

To make friends, new college students should go offline from Facebook, email

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While it is tempting for new college students to stay connected with high school friends through Facebook or email, a communication expert encourages them to take time to mute their phones, close their laptops and meet people the old-fashioned way: face to face. “College students should take advantage of conversational time [...] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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