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  • Purdue to honor Neil Armstrong

    Purdue to honor Neil Armstrong
    Purdue University plans to honor alumnus Neil Armstrong who died, Saturday, at the age of 82. Armstrong graduated from Purdue in 1955 with a degree in aeronautical engineering.  In 1970, Armstrong received an honorary doctorate in engineering from the...
  • Neil Armstrong Indiana heritage recalled

    Neil Armstrong Indiana heritage recalled
    Before he walked on the moon in 1969, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong strolled the West Lafayette campus of Purdue University as an engineering student. “It is really special that we had somebody famous who did something,” said LaTonya...
  • Purdue University to hold memorial for Neil Armstrong

    Purdue University to hold memorial for Neil Armstrong
    The Purdue Student Government will hold a memorial service for Neil Armstrong, who was an alumnus and Apollo astronaut. The memorial service will be held in front of the Neil A. Armstrong Hall of Engineering at 701 W. Stadium Ave. He was the first human...
  • Purdue students gather to honor Neil Armstrong

    Purdue students gather to honor Neil Armstrong
    He was an American hero but also a proud Purdue University alumnus.  Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died Saturday at the age of 82. Monday, a memorial service at Purdue showed just how deep his legacy still runs on the...
  • High school football coaches deal with struggle to keep players safe

    High school football coaches deal with struggle to keep players safe
    As a defensive tackle, Poly coach Larry Webster experienced full-contact practice almost every day of his 20-year playing career, usually twice a day. It wouldn't be easy for the former Raven to adjust to coaching a football team that could soon be...
  • Friends recall aftermath of teen's fatal plunge from balcony

    Friends recall aftermath of teen's fatal plunge from balcony
    Friends of a teen who fell five stories to his death from a balcony are recounting what happened. Xavier Somerville died Monday after police broke up a party where many of those in attendance were drinking. Somerville was a Lawrence Central High School...
  • Evanston High School partners with Northwestern

    Evanston High School partners with Northwestern
    After she'd earned a degree from Purdue University and spent five years working at Northwestern University, Kristen Perkins might have had enough of school. But Perkins will be slipping in and out of classes at Evanston Township High School, meeting with...
  • Daniels taps Rush for Supreme Court

    Daniels taps Rush for Supreme Court
    Governor Mitch Daniels selected Tippecanoe County Judge Loretta Rush for the Indiana Supreme Court. Daniels made the announcement Friday at the Statehouse. Rush was one of three finalists to replace Frank Sullivan, Jr., who is retiring from the state&...
  • Do taxpayers and services suffer?

    Most experts agree Tax Increment Finance districts can help attract jobs and investment into a community. But some of the people involved in the process believe  TIF is sometimes being abused to the detriment of taxpayers. Count David Varner among them....
  • Lady Antebellum at Elliott Hall of Music

    Lady Antebellum at Elliott Hall of Music
        LISTEN TO SHAMUS AND ANNIE TO WIN LAST CHANCE TICKETS TO LADY A ALL THIS WEEK AT 7:15!   Lady Antebellum With special guest David Nail Thursday, October 7 at Purdue University's Elliott Hall of Music   Tickets on sale August 28...
  • 9/11 spawned big changes on campus

    9/11 spawned big changes on campus
    A few weeks ago, 24-year-old Amanda Stirrat completed her master's degree in public health at Purdue University. Most of her peers struggled to find work. As for Stirrat? "The job market seemed easy," she said with a shrug. She credited her studies in...