Although the University began the semester setting a hard front against parties and large gatherings to combat the coronavirus, shared living spaces are proving to be another contributor to rapid spread. Read more
Purdue has rescinded its policy allowing walk-in COVID-19 testing inside the Turf Recreational Exercise Center on campus. All students who want to be tested are now required to schedule an appointment beforehand. Read more
Purdue Athletics has recorded three new coronavirus cases since in-person classes began on campus, according to a statement released Friday. Read more
Two members of Circle Pines Cooperative have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Wednesday afternoon, according to an adviser, marking it as the third confirmed house within Fraternities, Sororities and Cooperative Life in quarantine. Read more
Nine employees and 51 students have tested positive for the coronavirus since Aug. 1. Of the 60 positive cases, 47 have been confirmed in the past seven days. Read more
The Mad Mushroom employee who claimed to test positive for COVID-19 falsified the image of the test result, according to owner Dave Sommers. Read more
Update: On Monday, Mad Mushroom's owner informed The Exponent that the employee fabricated a positive test to have time off work. The employee has been terminated, the owner said. Read more
Purdue Athletics reported zero active cases of COVID-19 in its weekly update Friday morning, out of 1,245 tests administered since June 8. Read more
Three days before classes begin, the University has announced its plan for testing students and employees throughout the semester. Read more
Kenny Furukawa sits in the lobby of Tarkington Residence Hall on Monday afternoon, two "Persona Non Grata" orders on the table in front of him.
After the August announcement that the Big Ten would postpone fall sports until 2021, Purdue’s All-American Marching Band pivoted its focus from football games to readying its players for next season and beyond.
In a third protest since the beginning of the semester, a familiar scene unfolded: Students toted "Black Lives Matter" signs. Chants of victims of white violence rang through the streets.
Candles blazed as the sun set Sunday night, lighting faces in a crowd of nearly 100 who gathered for a vigil honoring the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the iconic U.S. Supreme Court Justice whose death Friday shook the nation.
The Purdue Promise leadership program said in an email to students Sunday night that it will not host its three-week study-abroad trip to Spain or Scotland set for May 2021.
For the third time in the past four weeks, Purdue students took to the street in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Marching from the Black Cultural Center on 3rd street, the student protesters ended up at Hovde Hall where they listed to several speeches as well as the list of deman…
A professor on the Purdue University Senate Athletic Affairs Committee resigned from her position following the Big Ten's announcement that a football season will be played, a reversal of the conference's prior decision to cancel games amid fears of the coronavirus's spread.