Down to earth
Pittsburg State University prepared for the 41st Earth Day by hosting several events throughout the week. They were put on by the University Sustainability Committee and multiple student organizations.
On Saturday, April 16, students and Pittsburg residents biked 12 miles to Nature Reserve and back. National Residence Hall Honorary also sponsored a highway cleanup at the junction of Highways 69 and 400.
On Monday, April 18, Student Government Association sponsored a “Go for the Green” game show in Jazzman’s Café.
On Tuesday, Residence Hall Assembly challenged students to tell the difference between tap, bottled and filtered water. Winners of the challenge were entered in a prize drawing.
On Thursday, April 21, area high school students will attend PSU for Science Day. The Green Gorillas also host a fair on the Oval to showcase local and on-campus green efforts. Sodexo will also host a farmer’s market on the Oval.
On Friday, April 22, Nature Reach will conduct a free workshop on raptors at 12:30 in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom.
The International Student Association will also offer a Night Market for the second consecutive year in the Oval, introducing food and cultural items from various countries.
Finally, the movie “Avatar” will be showing on the Jungletron, hosted by the office of alumni and constituent relations and Student Activities Council.