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Purdue bands and orchestras open concert season Homecoming weekend

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University bands and orchestras will kick off their 2009-10 concert season during homecoming weekend. Orchestras will perform its Homecoming Concert Saturday (Oct. 3) in the Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. The Purdue Symphonic and Concert bands will perform a tribute to “Main Street USA” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, […] Read the full story

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Purdue temporarily suspends Phi Kappa Theta fraternity for violations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Friday (Sept. 25) suspended Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity for three months for violating university regulations and the Interfraternity Council Risk Management policy on alcohol consumption. The suspension will last through Dec. 31, at which time the fraternity chapter can petition the Office of the Dean of Students for […] Read the full story

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Porsche converted by students in spotlight during Green Week

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jim Danielson and Sean Kleinschmidt spent the summer before their freshman year at Purdue University turning a Porsche with a blown engine into an electric-powered vehicle. Their red, 1987 924S will be one of the featured vehicles at the alternative and fuel-efficient transportation show that is part of Purdue’s Green Week. […] Read the full story

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Flu vaccinations available for Purdue students, faculty, staff

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vaccine for the seasonal flu will be available for Purdue University students beginning Friday (Sept. 25). The Purdue University Student Health Center will provide the vaccinations from 10:00a to 4:00p Friday in the atrium of Armstrong Hall and then daily at the health center while supplies last. The cost for students […] Read the full story

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Purdue student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An undergraduate student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, Purdue University health officials announced Tuesday (Sept. 22). The student, who lives on campus, has been hospitalized and is in stable condition. “We’re in the process of trying to establish contact with those individuals who lived or worked closely with the person […] Read the full story

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Professor warns students: email, texting may get unwanted results

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — College students using the miracle of modern technology to reach out to professors and potential employers may be doing more harm than good, according to a professor at Indiana University. Email and texting are efficient and convenient, but drawbacks include potential misinterpretation of the message or a negative reaction from the recipient, […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2020