Couch Cart in the Media

The Joshua House Couch Cart has been making the rounds on national news lately. It has been seen on stations from Indiana to North Carolina to Missouri. It must have been a slow news day.

Here are the links that we have been able to find. If you find any other news articles, please send them to our Instagram: @joshua_house_purdue so that we can keep track of them here.

3/22/21 Homemade couch-car zooms around campus
Two Boilermakers created a motorized couch earlier this semester that students may see around campus in the warmer weather. Watch how they made it and learn how fast it drives here!

Purdue Exponent: Purdue University. This is the very first interview.

Police pull over ‘couch-cart’
West Lafayette police stopped a motorized couch driving down Stadium Avenue Wednesday afternoon — the same loveseat featured in an Exponent video two days ago.

Purdue Exponent: Purdue University. This is the second published article.

Purdue students build ‘Couch Cart’
Purdue students at the Joshua House have built what they call the

WLFI: West Lafayette, Indianna. This is the original article that made it to other CBS stations. Peter Hulett interviewed us. When producing the segment, WLFI mixed up Nate Shumaker and Nathan Peercy, and the error is also seen in some later articles.

Purdue University couch go-kart bringing joy, even in the WANE 15 studio
Purdue University students’ couch kart brings on the laughter.

WANE 15: Fort Wane, Indiana

CBS 17: Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville, North Carolina

Check This Out: Students build drivable “couch cart”
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (CBS) Check this out… Two students at Purdue University found a new way to roll around campus in style and comfort.Take a look at their new couch cart. It’s a mix of go-cart parts and an old couch they found. The project to make the cart started last winter — and it was […]

WLNS 6: Lansing, Michigan

CBS 4: Indianapolis, Indiana. This segment used Ethan's "It came to us in a dream" joke.

Purdue Students Showcase ‘Couch Cart’
Some students at Purdue University have a unique way to get around campus, reports Erin Hassanzadeh (0:46).WCCO 4 News - April 2, 2021

WCCO: Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Purdue Students Showcase ‘Couch Cart’
Some students at Purdue University have a unique way to get around campus, reports Erin Hassanzadeh (0:46). WCCO 4 News - April 2, 2021

Yahoo News: International. This is the same as the above WCCO article.

Fox 59: Indianapolis, Indiana

Purdue students rolling around campus on motorized couch
Purdue Students at the Joshua House are rolling around campus in style and in comfort, but you might have to look twice when you see why.

KMOV: St. Louis, Missouri

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