After long wait, live theatre returns to Purdue with ‘Nell Gwynn’ livestream

Nell Gwynn cast

Skyler Tipton was on stage the last time the Purdue Department of Theatre delivered a live main-stage performance: March 1, 2020. Back then, Tipton and his fellow castmates in “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches” had no reason to believe that it would be the last in-person theatrical performance at Purdue for nearly a […]

Dragon designers

She Kills Monsters

Avid “Dungeons & Dragons” enthusiast Carina Stocker might as well have hand-selected the play where she would complete her general engineering capstone project. When Purdue Theatre debuted its final production of the 2018-19 season, Qui Nguyen’s “She Kills Monsters,” a collaborative project Stocker completed with multidisciplinary engineering seniors Elena Helvajian and Zack Kovalenko factored heavily […]

Reducing the stigma around mental health

Wendy Kline

“Mental health” has become a topic of frequent conversation on college campuses. Universities across the United States are grappling with ways to create a positive atmosphere for their students, but what does it mean to nurture mental health in education? Is it through medical services alone? And what do we know about mental healthcare today? […]