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Turf alumnus thrives on the big stage

August 1, 2018

By Caitlin Yoder Game days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis start quietly. Players make their way to the field to start warming up. And…

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Ranch roots instill a strong work ethic

August 1, 2018

By Rachel Flanders When she was little, JoLynn Reyling would huff and puff with a hot, red face as she tugged on a five-gallon bucket…

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Golfer sees more than just a playing surface on the course

June 5, 2018

By Caitlin Yoder “Golf teaches you how to relax in those moments when everything is stressful and you feel like it’s going to be the…

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Career takes root in starting new plants

April 9, 2018

By Hannah Tucker Chelsea Maupin is obsessed with plants, but you need to see her apartment to believe it. Small succulents perch on the windowsills.…

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Plants are patients for this aspiring doctor

April 9, 2018

By Leah Jones “Oh, I have always been a little nerd,” said LeAnn Lux. “I grew up playing with beakers and test tubes, and I…

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Alumnus cultivates career from internship

April 9, 2018

By Hannah Tucker At the beginning of his senior year at Purdue, Kole Kamman’s phone rang. The call was from an unknown number, but he…

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Sweet idea combines love of food, science

April 9, 2018

By Danae Baskin Lauren Hibbler always loved food. But it was candy that captured her imagination. “My favorite candy is Snickers — I love how…

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Students on the Street: What should every Purdue student experience before graduation?

April 9, 2018

Leeza Kuo Animal sciences: pre-veterinary medicine, junior, Los Altos, California “Staying up late to cram for an exam. I’ve never pulled an all-nighter, though. I…

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Special tradition keeps him right on track

April 9, 2018

By Leah Jones “I feel like a little kid at Disney when I am in the Boilermaker Special,” said Quinn Toole, a senior agricultural economics…

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Senior explores other cultures and finds inspiration visiting Colombia

April 9, 2018

By Emma Martin Vincent Finnell stays extremely busy, like most college students. But after his trip to Cartagena, Colombia, he makes sure to take the…

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A Word from the Editor

April 9, 2018

By Hannah Tucker I didn’t always want to study agriculture. Growing up on a small farm instilled a respect for the industry in me, but…

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The Destination Purdue Staff: Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2018

April 9, 2018

The Destination Purdue staff for Volume 23, Number 1 were the Fall 2017 students of YDAE 460 (Agricultural Publishing): (From left) Leah Jones, staff writer; Hannah Tucker,…

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Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017​ – Archive

Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017 — Archive

April 9, 2018

Researcher cleans up in soybean contest Xuan Luo can often be found in the lab. In her white coat and goggles, she stirs up new…

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Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017​ – Archive

Volume 22, Number 1, Spring 2017​ – Archive

July 28, 2017

Senior dives deep into wildlife researchBy dawn on a chilly October Saturday, Paige Weldy and her teammates were wide awake, navigating southern Indiana’s Blue River.…

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Travel inspires sophomore to pursue international development career

July 6, 2017

By Alivia Roberts Erica Timmons wants to make a difference in the world. She has a passion for learning about the systemic issues of poverty…

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Biochemistry serves strong options for tennis player

July 6, 2017

By Mikaela Wieland Early every morning, before the sun ever comes up, Andjela Djokovic’s alarm clock blares. “How did that happen so fast?” she often…

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Owl research allows junior to soar

July 6, 2017

By Regan Holtsclaw Like a lot of travelers, Ashley Higdon fell in love during a trip. She fell for tropical birds while studying in Costa…

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Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017​ – Archive

Job involves reaching out with a lot of exotic insects

July 6, 2017

By Kevin Miller Catherine Terrell has thought a lot about the dream job she has at Purdue. Sometimes, her work involves managing a terrarium full…

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Junior tuned in to radio experiences

July 6, 2017

By Cheyenne Hoffa With his friends standing beside him, Jacob Klaybor stood back and took in the hillside covered with students who were enjoying the…

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Senior builds on international adventures

July 6, 2017

By Abigail Bender Jordan Paine has been on many adventures, but one of her most memorable was in 2013. That was the year she traveled…

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