Fall 2018

Art and science of food offer junior a feast for his mind

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

By Khyleigh North Be ready to learn more about your food than you ever imagined if you have lunch with Dylan Morton. And if you’re lucky enough to have him make that lunch, his artistry is going to wow you with a combination of flavors you never imagined. The junior from Indianapolis knows all about…

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Endangered Species Club: Freshman seeks to make a difference for endangered animals

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Natalie Korniak Few things animate Camille Vann quite like the topic of the illegal ivory trade. When she describes how poachers kill endangered African elephants just to sell their tusks, you can see the anger on her face. “It’s pretty ridiculous and sad to know that there are so many elephants a day killed…

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Sister plays career matchmaker for food science major

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Khyleigh North Deklin Veenhuizen is excited to start his career in a few months with Diageo, a wine and spirits company. The work will allow him to help people in a way he never imagined he would. His job will also allow him to explore different areas of the food science industry. “While I’ve…

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Love for animals takes her halfway around the world

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Katlynn-Ann Douglass Aishwarya “Ash” Chitnis finds herself assisting veterinary clinicians and assistants during procedures of the animals that often walk in and out of the veterinary clinic. She also examines the animals by looking into their mouths and ears, and ensuring they are ready for surgery. It’s clear by watching her that she cares…

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A storm brews in unique student

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Rachel Flanders Mary Rose Mangan is unique. In a forecasting class that takes about 10 hours of her time each week, she’s the only senior majoring in applied meteorology and climatology at Purdue. Although she’s one-of-a-kind in her class, her love of weather actually comes from a place anyone can appreciate. Mangan’s passion for…

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Staff: Volume 23, Number 2, Fall 2018

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

The Destination Purdue staff for Volume 23, Number 2 were the Spring 2018 students of YDAE 460 (Agricultural Publishing): (From left) Emily Marsh, staff writer; Laine Barth, staff writer; Hunter McGraw, staff writer; Caitlin Yoder, staff writer; Katlynn-Ann Douglass, staff writer; Allie Abney, staff writer; Morgan Hasler, staff writer; Rachel Flanders, staff writer; Natalie Korniak,…

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A Word from the Editor

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Natalie Korniak Agriculture has always played a big role in my life. Both of my grandfathers are farmers, and I grew up idolizing their handiwork. I was amazed that they helped feed the world. From the day of my first tractor ride, I knew I wanted to make a difference and work in the…

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Students on the Street: What is an unexpected thing that you learned about living on your own?

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Sam Evens Agribusiness: agribusiness management, sophomore, Lafayette, Indiana “I learned that cooking is hard, cleaning sucks, and finding enough room to fit all of the groceries in the refrigerator is hard!” Grant Knobloch Agricultural systems management, junior, Wolcott, Indiana “I am a surprisingly decent cook. I make a mean sirloin.” Agribusiness management, sophomore, Auburn, Indiana Christine…

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Dog breeding business brings joy, helps pay hefty college expenses

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Natalie Korniak Leah Hefty believes there is nothing quite like the good feeling puppies bring. The feel of those furry bellies, cold noses, and wet kisses; the sound of excited barks; the sight of wagging tails and never-ending smiles. Hefty loves them and can’t wait to share the joy with others. Hefty, a sophomore…

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Sophomore brings pet tarantulas to campus

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Hunter McGraw Spiderman. Bug kid. Tarantula keeper. Nick Cazzaniga could be called all these things. He shrugs it off. When you have more than two dozen pet tarantulas like he does, nicknames come with the territory. “They’re my beloved pets but also part of my passion and my career,” Cazzaniga said. “They’re something that…

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Researcher works toward sustainable beats

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Emily Marsh Grace Gusler wakes up every Saturday morning while it’s still dark out in order to play music with her closest friends. It’s a lot of work, but playing in front of tens of thousands of football fans gives the sophomore sustainable biomaterials: process and product design major from Corydon, Indiana, a rush…

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Senior digs deep for all things volleyball

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

By Allie Abney When the Purdue women’s volleyball team found itself far behind in a match against Wisconsin, Coach Dave Shondall turned to the bench and asked for some energy. Although he wasn’t a player on the court, Ethan McNeely, the team’s manager, responded in a big way. Purdue didn’t win the match, but even…

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Turf alumnus thrives on the big stage

Wednesday, August 1st, 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 Erik Harlow, the stadium’s turf manager, enjoys talking with the trainers and personnel from the teams. Harlow watches the game-day atmosphere build. Over the course of the morning, things turn…

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Woman outside Cook Research building

Ranch roots instill a strong work ethic

Wednesday, August 1st, 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 of feed on her family’s cattle ranch in Glasgow, Montana. She pulled on the handle as hard as she could, but she couldn’t budge the heaping bucket that probably weighed…

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Marta Martin

Golfer sees more than just a playing surface on the course

Tuesday, June 5th, 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 end of the world, and you’re nervous,” said Marta Martin, a senior turf science major from Madrid, Spain. “I think that it teaches you how to be calm and relaxed…

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