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
Since Purdue’s founding, the military has played an integral part in the University’s development. The existence of military training was a condition of the Morrill Land-Grant Act, the law which authorized the foundation of Purdue and many other public universities across the country. Read more
Billionaire Howard Schultz delivered his first national policy speech to the country Thursday from a podium in the usually intimate, but on that day relatively roomy, confines of Fowler Hall in Purdue’s Stewart Center. Read more
A recent column written by Purdue President Mitch Daniels touts the value of GPAs when used hand-in-hand with ACT and SAT scores to determine the “grit” of college applicants, a thesis statement clouded by his contradictory rhetoric and antagonistic view of students’ mental health. Read more
Entering the third year of his five-year contract, athletics director Mike Bobinski has been the architect behind the revival for the Purdue football program. His short tenure included the hiring and — more importantly — the retention of head coach Jeff Brohm. Read more
On the morning of Nov. 8, 1968, I was eating breakfast in my Grant Street apartment when the phone rang. Read more
The Purdue Board of Trustees approved several motions, among them a posthumous degree to a late IUPUI student, the ratification of several professors and the adoption of Purdue President Mitch Daniels’ performance metrics for the next academic year.
University Senate Chair Deb Nichols reported that burnout has increased as the semester progressed, according to a fourth wave of a senate survey from November.
A company founded by a Purdue alumnus has created new STEM tools for blind students to use for remote learning, as schools nationwide switch to online-delivery modes during the pandemic.
Purdue Student Government plans to hold another Mental Health Action Week during the week of February 1, allocating $40,000 to plan and host the week.
Letters to the Editor
This semester Purdue is supposedly not allowing attendance in person to be counted against students. However, we have found that students are experiencing otherwise.
News recently broke that Purdue will be requiring students wishing to go online for the spring semester to show “significant” changes in personal circumstances, such as medical concerns, family health, financial situations or visa restrictions. This requires students to rely on extenuating c…
The symbol of the President of the United States is an eagle holding 13 arrows, representing our desire to defend our rights, and in the other talon is an olive branch, symbolizing an equal desire to maintain peace, cooperate, treat people with mercy and forgiveness and to be fair to all. Th…
Purdue is now offering limited indoor seating in Earhart dining hall. This is something we definitely need, since the outdoor tents are already being taken down and students need places to eat. However, Earhart has signs posted asking students to limit their time seated at a table to just 15…
So, has it finally come to pass that people realize we need to have a local economy where people can work, businesses can locate and we can stop shipping off jobs and manufacturing to the cheapest places on Earth? Can we stop seeing people take companies, jobs and production outside of the c…
Amy Coney Barrett has been nominated by Donald Trump for the U.S. Supreme Court. Her nomination, if approved, would continue to add fuel to Trump’s divisive and radical agenda. Barrett does not represent the best interest of this country and the kind of future we want to build.
Purdue made an early example in the fall by expelling students who violated the Protect Purdue Pledge. Today, the hypocrisy of the pledge and the goals of the University and its trustees has been laid bare with the announcement that the football season is returning.