Although Purdue and Puerto Rico are separated by almost 2,000 miles of land and sea, some Purdue alumni and community members experienced the physical, economic and emotional toll of recent earthquakes there.

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The Lunar New Year is one of the most important holidays in many Asian cultures, celebrated by over a billion people around the world. Saturday marked the beginning of 2020 in the lunar calendar.

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Editor's note: The death toll for the helicopter crash is now being reported as nine, according to the LA Times. This was not reflected in our print edition, but our online version is now updated. The Exponent regrets this error. 

Various professors spoke about what India's 71st Republic Day meant to them, having been away from their home countries for so many years, at a celebration in Hiler Theater on Friday night.


After losing badly to Illinois on Tuesday, the Purdue men's basketball team turned it around as it crushed Wisconsin, 70-51. Leading by 18 at halftime, the Boilermakers stretched their lead to as much as 28 points late in the second half. The Boilers were led by Isaiah Thompson with 14, whil…

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Former Purdue basketball star Caleb Swanigan will be graduating from the University at this weekend’s summer commencement, according to Jim Bush, the assistant director-editorial of Purdue University News Service.

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The Purdue softball team is nothing if not tenacious. Down 7-2 in the bottom of the seventh, the Boilermakers (26-13, 3-4 Big Ten) led a 6-run rally to defeat the Penn State Nittany Lions (18-19, 2-5) 8-7 Friday night.

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