When Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced that as of March 31, all residents over the age of 16 were eligible to receive the vaccine, I was determined to book an appointment at the earliest date possible. Read more
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
Engineering professor Mark Lundstrom will be interim dean of the College of Engineering as of July 1 as current engineering dean Mung Chiang transitions into his new job as Purdue president, Purdue officials announced Thursday.
The eastern hellbender is a species that is a good indicator of healthy water habitats, and they are disappearing from rivers in Indiana — indicating, of course, declining water quality.
Letters to the Editor
It’s that time of the year when all of you just seem to disappear from my bus, but before you go, there’s something I would like you to know.
Throughout my four years here, I’ve observed a simmering frustration with administration. Whether it’s blowing past faculty on the civics literacy requirement or postponing release of bodycam footage from Adonis Tuggle’s arrest, the lack of transparency and systemic sidelining of campus voic…
With all the things going on about the police, I would like to say a few things. Not every police officer is bad. There are more good police officers than bad ones. When something bad happens, we call the police. The police officer puts their life on the line to help people in need. Police o…
My name is Andy Sayles. I am a Purdue Political Science major and member of the Purdue College Republicans. I am from New York, a state where powerful special interests control most politicians and the deck is always stacked against conservative candidates.
Purdue’s recent memo (sent last Friday, April 8) states that approximately 21% of Purdue graduate student staff can expect to see an increase in their compensation at the start of the next academic year. In reading this, I wondered...only 21%?
I want to express my gratitude to you for printing letters to the editor. It is the only opportunity in the Purdue community to be acknowledged and speak freely. What is freedom of speech without a place to speak?
I’ve recently discovered the microfilm in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Education library and have spent hours reading through the old Exponents. They were well written and packed to the brim with information. However, not even a decade ago I saw a noticeable decrease in quality and qu…