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Joint engineering team wins Purdue Rube Goldberg contest

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A team from the Purdue Society of Professional Engineers and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers on Saturday (Feb. 26) won the 29th annual Purdue Regional Rube Goldberg Machine Contest with a machine that traced the history of the world. The Rube Goldberg competition, sponsored by Phi Chapter of Theta Tau fraternity, […]

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Purdue places 4 fraternities on probation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials on Friday (Oct. 29) announced that four campus fraternities have been placed on probation for violating university regulations and Interfraternity Council Risk Management policies. “Lambda Chi Alpha, Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Psi and Beta Theta Pi, all were placed on probationary status for varying lengths after university investigations. Each […]

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Rube Goldberg contestants to pump hand sanitizer inefficiently

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Millions of people pump hand sanitizer every day, so how complicated can it be? The 2010 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest at Purdue University will have teams trying to make that task as complicated as humanly (and inhumanly) possible — each team must build a machine that will pump sanitizer into a […]

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Teams vie for brightest idea at regional Rube Goldberg contest

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Changing a light bulb is a simple task, but how about completing that duty in 20 steps or more, or even designing a new kind of light source altogether? Those are the tasks that will challenge teams in this year’s regional Rube Goldberg Machine Contest on Feb. 21 at Purdue University. […]

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