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Boilermakers, Purdue Athletics to raise funds for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue is taking an active role in providing aid to the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. The Athletics Department has designated the Feb. 20 men’s basketball game versus Illinois and the Feb. 25 women’s game against Michigan State as an opportunity for fans to […] Read the full story

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Purdue Men’s Golf to host Puerto Rico Classic at Rio Mar Country Club

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fresh off of a runner-up finish at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, the Purdue men’s golf team will play host to a stellar 15-team field this weekend at the Puerto Rico Classic in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. The setting for the event will be the par-72, 6,902-yard Rio Mar Country […] Read the full story

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Purdue Football: Werner granted sixth year of NCAA eligibility

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue linebacker Jason Werner has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA and will play for the Boilermakers in 2010. Since arriving at Purdue, Werner has been healthy for only three seasons: 2005, 2007 and 2009. He missed both the 2006 and 2008 seasons with a recurring back […] Read the full story

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Women’s Swimming: Purdue breaks 4 records, advances 8 to finals at Big Ten Championships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The 22nd-ranked Purdue women’s swimming and diving team broke four school records and advanced eight to the finals Thursday during session two of the Big Ten Championships inside the Boilermaker Aquatic Center in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue’s 500-yard freestyle record fell twice in a 10-minute span during the first race of […] Read the full story

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PUPD arrests student for possession of psilocybin mushrooms, Adderall

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police on Tuesday (Feb. 16) arrested a student on drug charges. Daniel M. Greenhill, 19, a freshman in the College of Engineering from Highland Park, Ill., faces preliminary charges of possession of a narcotic drug and possession of a Schedule II narcotic. Both are Class D felonies, punishable by […] Read the full story

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Finalists selected for $100,000 student business-plan competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ten finalists have been selected to compete for $100,000 on Tuesday (Feb. 23) during the 23rd annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, which highlights promising student-led entrepreneurship efforts. The five undergraduate student teams who will present in the Black Division are High Gen, eX-Developed, TerraSolutions, CFB Engineering and ROPES. The […] Read the full story

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 April 2009