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Purdue student retracts sexual assault report

The Purdue University student who reported being sexually assaulted on campus Saturday (Jan. 24) has retracted her account of the incident, according to Purdue University police.

Purdue Alert test set for Thursday (Jan. 29)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 29).

Purdue takes action following reported sexual assault

On Thursday (Jan. 22), the Purdue University Police Department was notified by another university’s law enforcement agency that one of its students reported having been sexually assaulted by a Purdue student. Immediately upon notification, PUPD began a criminal investigation. Following execution of a search warrant, the student was taken into custody for questioning and later arrested.

Burned survivors of Seton Hall University fire in 2000 to speak on fateful night, aftermath

Two students who suffered severe burns in a Jan. 19, 2000, fire at a Seton Hall University residence hall will visit Purdue University on Wednesday (Jan. 28) to share their inspirational story and deliver a message that all college students should hear.

Purdue police continue to investigate suspicious package incident

Purdue University police continue to investigate an incident that led to the evacuation of the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center on Tuesday (Jan. 20) for approximately three hours.

Suspicious package reports forces evacuation of Purdue sports center

Purdue University's France A. Cordova Recreational Sports Center on Tuesday (Jan. 20) was evacuated and scheduled to remain closed until 7 p.m. after a suspicious package was reported to police.

Purdue urges students to prepare for flu season's peak ahead of winter break

As students prepare to take final exams and leave campus for winter break, Purdue University health officials are urging everyone to prepare for the peak of flu season.

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