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The Purdue Exponent



  • Existence: December 15, 1889 -

Historical Information

The Purdue Exponent organization produces a student newspaper of the same name. Its first issue was printed December 15 of that year. Primarily student-run, the Exponent is a newspaper serving Purdue University, with local news, opinions, features, and investigative pieces on and around campus. The Exponent became independent of the University in 1965, and is now owned by the not-for-profit Purdue Student Publishing Foundation.


About Us. The Purdue Exponent. Accessed June 19, 2023.


The Purdue Exponent. Historical Newspapers Sie. Purdue Univeristy Archives and Special Collections. Accessed June 19, 2023.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Purdue Exponent student newspaper collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 313
Scope and Contents This collection includes issues of The Purdue Exponent student newspaper.
Dates: 1889 - 2021

The Purdue Exponent student newspaper collection, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170915