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Purdue student groups continue raising money for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University student organizations have arranged a host of programs this week and next as part of an ongoing campus effort to raise money for Haiti. Delta Sigma Pi, a business professional fraternity, is having a fashion show from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 25) at Fowler Hall. Proceeds from the event […]

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Downtown Lafayette restaurants work together for Haiti benefit

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Restaurants in Downtown Lafayette are pulling together for Haiti relief. “Restaurants to the Rescue” will be held this Saturday, January 23 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at the Lahr House Atrium, between Bistro 501 and the Knickerbocker on Fifth Street. The suggested $20 entry fee is a donation to UNICEF, the United Nations […]

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Purdue students raise $1k+ for Haiti in first night of fundraising

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University student groups kicked off fundraising efforts for earthquake victims in Haiti on Thursday (Jan. 14) night, raising $1,041. Members of The Purdue Organization for Labor Equality and the local Red Cross collected donations before and after the Lady Gaga concert outside Elliott Hall of Music, near the Bell Tower, […]

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Purdue researchers studied Haitian fault; warned of potential for a large earthquake

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The potential for large earthquakes in Haiti and the Dominican Republic was forecast by a model of the northeastern Caribbean created by a team of experts. Eric Calais, a professor of geophysics at Purdue University, led the research team that is the only group utilizing advanced measurement equipment along the Enriquillo […]

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Purdue fundraising for Haiti starts before Lady Gaga concert tonight

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue student organization will kick off its fundraising efforts for earthquake victims in Haiti on Thursday (Jan.14) night outside Elliott Hall of Music before and after the Lady Gaga concert. The Purdue Organization for Labor Equality, in partnership with Purdue Student Government, has initiated a campus-wide effort to raise money […]

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Scammers see Haitian earthquake as opportunity to profit

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The earthquake Tuesday (Jan. 12) in Haiti caused massive destruction with widespread loss of life and property. The stories and pictures over the next few days and weeks will undoubtedly trigger the urge in people to make contributions to help. “Unfortunately, these events also bring out the con artists and scammers […]

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 October 2020