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Purdue Society of Professional Engineers wins Rube for fourth year in a row

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers scored its fourth consecutive first-place finish Saturday (Feb. 23) in the 26th annual regional Rube Goldberg Machine Contest by making a hamburger in the most inefficient way possible. Drew Wischer, left, a senior in aviation technology from Cedarburg, Wis., and Zach Umperovitch, a sophomore in […] Read the full story

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Purdue police investigating reported assault

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police are investigating a report of an assault that occurred Saturday (Feb. 23) on campus. A woman reported the alleged incident to police at about 2:15 a.m. She said she was walking from Owen Residence Hall and a man followed her for a distance before stopping her at the […] Read the full story

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BCC performing arts ensembles present Coffee House March 5-6

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Performances by the New Directional Players, Haraka Writers, the Jahari Dance Troupe and the Black Voices of Inspiration will highlight the Purdue University Black Cultural Center’s Coffee House on March 5-6. The performances, at 7 p.m. each evening at the BCC, are free and open to the public. The New Directional […] Read the full story

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Purdue police investigate reports of peeping tom at Hilltop Apartments

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police are investigating reports of a man looking into the first-floor windows of women’s rooms Wednesday (Feb. 20) night at Hilltop Apartments. Police Composite Sketch According to a police report, at about 9:30 p.m. two women in Building 11 of the complex reported seeing the man looking in their […] Read the full story

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Purdue police investigate damage to vehicles in parking garage

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police are investigating vandalism to three vehicles parked side-by-side in McCutcheon Drive Parking Garage on campus. The vehicles were parked on the garage’s fourth floor, and the acts of vandalism occurred before 9 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 20), Lt. Fred Davis said. Police responded to a call from a McCutcheon […] Read the full story

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Purdue expands student security patrol, encourages text message signup

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s police department, in response to a request from Purdue Student Government, announced Sunday (Feb. 17) that it will double its student security patrol staff by next fall. The patrol, which consists of specially selected and trained students who offer evening security escorts around campus to students and staff, will […] Read the full story

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