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  • Indianapolis students raise $200 for sick police horse

    A group of elementary school students has raised money to help cover the medical expenses of a sick police horse in Indianapolis. WRTV-TV (http://bit.ly/1I3176G ) reports the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Mounted Patrol received $200 from...
  • Cooperation integral component of this robotics competition

    Thirty-nine teams will compete at Purdue University in West Lafayette through Saturday in an event that is entertaining, even inspiring to watch, but these are not typical teams. The competitors are robots designed and built by high school students in the...
  • Scholarship that honors late Purdue student now funded

    A Purdue University scholarship that honors a student who was killed in an off-campus apartment fire in 2013 has received enough gifts to begin offering its first scholarship. The Scott A. Notary Memorial Scholarship on March 2 exceeded the $25,000 it...
  • Bill would allow death penalty for slayings at schools

    Murders committed on school grounds or in places of worship could qualify for the death penalty under a bill advancing through the Indiana Legislature. The bill has passed the Senate and is assigned to the House Courts and Criminal Code Committee,...
  • Going To An Elite College Is No 'Golden Ticket'

    Going To An Elite College Is No 'Golden Ticket'
    The pressure on high school seniors to apply to and be accepted at selective colleges is as intense as ever. Applications are up, acceptances are down, and mood swings can vacillate from hope to panic, and back again. Many candidates think a diploma...
  • Universities request more funding to keep tuition affordable

    Leaders from several public universities told lawmakers Thursday they will need a bigger funding boost from the state to keep tuition increases for students in check. Schools have been under pressure in recent years to keep costs low after tuition prices...
  • States, cities try smarter signals to reduce red lights

    WASHINGTON You're stuck in traffic, waiting for the signal to turn green. When it finally does, you inch forward, as several cars up ahead of you make it through the intersection. Then the light turns red and you hit the brakes again, only to repeat the...
  • Wireless communication research earns Purdue Cal professor top grant

    Wireless communication research earns Purdue Cal professor top grant
    Producing more effective wireless communication is the research focus of a prestigious National Science Foundation grant a Purdue University Calumet engineering faculty member has received. Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Besma Smida of...
  • Communication student at PNC learns the ropes as ABC 7 News intern

    Communication student at PNC learns the ropes as ABC 7 News intern
    Purdue University North Central student Alex Hernandez is working hard to turn his dreams into reality. Hernandez, a communication major, is completing an internship with ABC 7 News in Chicago. Each day he has a variety of behind-the-scenes...
  • Manes: She's a long way from the bayou

    Manes: She's a long way from the bayou
    "Day by day night after night ... Blinded by the neon lights Hurry here hustlin' there ... No one's got the time to spare Money's tight nothin' free... Won't somebody come and rescue me I am stranded ... Caught in the crossfire Stranded .....
  • Annual event helps college students find financial aid

    HAMMOND — Deciding on a career and what school to attend can be overwhelming to the recent high school graduate. Throw in the task of applying for financial aid, and you've got a recipe for confusion. To address that concern, Purdue University...