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Boilermaker Special in the shop at Wabash National for overhaul

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — If the Purdue campus has seemed quiet the last several weeks, it could be because the Boilermaker Special has not been around. Since early February, the university’s official mascot has been in Lafayette for a major renovation. “It’s getting a new chassis, new engine and a new transmission,” said Patrick Hart, […]

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Purdue plans to give Pete a new 21st century look

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Styles from the mid-80s have not only gone out, but come back and gone out again, so Purdue University thinks it might be time to assess how sports mascot Purdue Pete could be made-over and updated for the 21st century. “Purdue Pete has undergone numerous changes in his history, and it’s […]

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