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
Purdue professor Patricia Boling is attempting to educate her students about rape culture by addressing sexual assaults on campus.
Bangladesh student associations are organizing protests on campuses around the country, including Purdue, yet not many people know about them or their stories.
This year has been a record-breaking year for Purdue, notably hosting the record 10,191 freshman class and overall record enrollment of 49,639. Because of this, some students have shown a growing concern about student parking on campus.
Beta Theta Pi held their second annual Buzz-a-Beta event, where members of the fraternity can have their heads shaved. The event is done to honor those fighting cancer and to raise money for cancer research and the Tyler Trent Cancer Research Endowment. This year, 43 members of the fraternit…
Rainbow balloon arches with Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl” blaring through the speakers decorated the South Ballroom of the Purdue Memorial Union on Friday.
Letters to the Editor
To prevent further spread of the coronavirus, we should require everyone to get fully vaccinated (including a possible third dose) — unless exempted by a sincerely held religious belief or medical condition. We should write to our legislators and executives at all levels of government.
The spike in sexual assault within Purdue Greek life has led sorority women to create an Instagram account and LinkTree website to expose rape and its trivialization on-campus.
I am writing simply to thank everyone at The Exponent for the “Things to do” section. My friends often ask me how I know so much about everything going on around campus—concerts, wine tastings, festivals, you name it — and the answer is always the same. I read The Exponent! I’ve been to doze…
Editor’s note: This letters are in response to Purdue President Mitch Daniels’ most recent op-ed defending "climate contrarian" Steve Koonin, published in The Exponent on Oct. 14.
President Daniels’ Washington Post editorial on Oct. 12 cherry-picks a phrase from the 2018 IPCC “Key Economic Sectors and Services” report where the authors state “(the) impact of climate change will be small.”
Editor’s note: The Exponent does not have a stance on abortion. Our editorial board decided not to publish the ad referenced in this letter because it advocated for a medication that has not been properly tested, and has been called dangerous and ineffective by multiple medical professionals.
Editor’s Note: This letter to the editor is in reference to an advertisement for an abortion reversal pill offered by Matrix LifeCare center, which ran in print on Sept. 23.
After many students received Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) automatically early this fall, many have questioned how these dispersement allocations were made.
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…