When asked about his recovery and return to the football field, Lorenzo Neal changed the subject. Read more
EDITOR’S NOTE: Back in April, when it looked unlikely that college football could play a normal 2020 season, I pitched an idea to my editors to preview Purdue Football’s pre-COVID-19 2020 schedule in the conditional past tense. I wanted to talk about the things we would have — or might have … Read more
In the past three days, several major universities have shuttered their doors and pivoted to remote instruction, as off-campus gatherings and parties led to spikes in coronavirus cases. Read more
The 2020 NFL Draft wrapped up Saturday afternoon, with 32 owners scouring a pool of the best talent in college football. Everybody’s talking about the big first-round picks and who “won” or “lost” the draft. Read more
Given that a lot of us are stuck inside for longer periods of time than normal, I’ve assembled a list of some of my favorite books. Included are several novels that seem fitting for the present circumstances. Or, after skimming through the list, you can just go back to watching Netflix. Read more
The best advice to avoid contracting the coronavirus is to stay home. Read more
Two Walmart shoppers walked into the toilet paper aisle last week. It was empty. They turned to look at one another, mouths gaping. Then they began laughing hysterically. Read more
If there’s one word in the English dictionary to describe the Boilermakers’ season, it would be “inconsistency.” More specifically, how inconsistently they play against ranked teams at home. Read more
With its choice of speakers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Purdue has again demonstrated its tone-deafness and opted to whitewash a topic meant to commemorate racial progress forged by people of color. Read more
We’re writing to show our support for the staff of The Daily Northwestern, from one student newsroom to another. Read more
Purdue released a statement on Sept. 13 confirming, after recent controversy, that it would bring a permanent Chick-fil-A to campus. Read more
These selections are based upon criteria to limit recency bias, favoritism and the impact of an athlete’s career. The selections are based solely on the athlete’s success at Purdue, not factoring in professional or international competitions and victories. They also do not take into consider… Read more
The Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission voted 12-5 on Wednesday to recommend rezoning of the land with the former Alpha Tau Omega house.
Purdue running backs coach Chris Barclay and three Purdue players speak to the media before their third matchup against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
In the eyes of Garry Kasparov, who fled Russia in 2013, the United States is still the "best place in the world," despite its flaws.
Human rights activist and Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov spoke to an audience at Loeb Playhouse as part of Purdue's presidential series, Tuesday night. Purdue President Mitch Daniels hosted the event, asking Kasparov various questions about freedom and politics. Towards the end of …
An Asian Purdue graduate student was the victim of an alleged race-related harassment on Sunday night, Tippecanoe County police say.
A Lafayette man was arrested after allegedly attempting to stab a man while also robbing a Walmart, according to a probable cause affidavit filed Monday.
Purdue's 2021 freshman class is nearly 2,000 students larger than Purdue aimed for, due largely to a jump in out-of-state admission, the university announced in a press release.
Letters to the Editor
As someone who went through rush, pledged, was initiated and became a pledge trainer in my house while dinosaurs still roamed on campus, the sorority rush story came across as mean-spirited and bitter by those with a potential axe to grind.
I am a woman at Purdue involved in the Delta Delta Delta sorority. After reading your “Why the Rush?” article published on September 7th, I feel many positive aspects of joining a sorority were left out. I can’t speak for every chapter at Purdue, but you chose to use only pictures of my chap…
The football game environment last Saturday night was electric, with a full house cheering on the ultimately victorious Boilers, and I was glad to have traveled to Purdue University to participate. However, as the father of an Army officer, I was saddened and angered to hear jeers during the…
Purdue University is discriminating against those who choose to not be vaccinated for COVID-19. This is a personal choice for these individuals who believe they do not need the vaccine and are accepting any risk exposed to them.
As of Oct. 1, Purdue’s radio station will no longer belong to Purdue thanks to a decision executed by President Mitch Daniels and the Board of Trustees. This decision is short-sighted and thumbs its nose at the rich tradition Purdue has of communicating with its staff, its community and, thr…
The spirit of Boilermaker kindness and care was on full display last week. As a graduate student and staff person with mobility challenges, I had a difficult day, the first day of the fall semester, getting to my classroom in mechanical engineering, a building I am very unfamiliar with. I us…
The Purdue board of trustees has decided to add an additional bachelor’s degree requirement in civics literacy, starting with this year’s freshmen, over the objections of the faculty senate.
I have known many outstanding people at Purdue. This week my wife and I received an envelope from Dauch Alumni Center which contained 18 letters of appreciation from students in Aerospace Engineering. Each person was thankful to have been awarded a scholarship currently from the Oilar Endowment.
Purdue announced recently that many two-student rooms such as those found in Owen, Tarkington and Wiley Halls are to be converted into three-student residences to accommodate the largest incoming class Purdue has ever seen. To be blunt, this is a ridiculous and unreasonable measure to force …