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Henna tattoos

The PSU Indian Student Association will be giving out Henna tattoos from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, until Friday, Sept. 27, in the Oval.

Tar Creek art

The Pittsburg State University Interdisciplinary Lecture Series begins Thursday, Sept. 26, in 103 Porter Hall with two lectures covering a variety of topics concerning the Tar Creek Superfund site.
Darren Botello-Samson, professor of history, philosophy and social sciences, will present the effect of property rights litigation on environmental regulatory agencies at 6 p.m.
Vaughn Wascovich, artist, will talk about his work and featured exhibit “A Strange Place to Call Home” at 7 p.m.
The series continues at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in the Governors Room of Overman Student Center.
More information can be found online at www.pittstate.edu/art.

Zombie run

A 5K Zombie chase run/walk will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, behind the PSU football stadium. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m.
There will also be a 1-mile run for children.
Participants are asked to come dressed for the occasion as either a zombie or in a Halloween costume.
The cost is $10 per student, $15 non-students and $5 for children 12 and under.
Volunteers are also needed and asked to come dressed as well.
For more information contact Carol Meza at carolmeza@gus.pittstate.edu.

Indoor soccer deadline

The deadline for intramural indoor soccer is Sunday, Sept. 29. All team entries must be done online at www.pittstate.edu/campus-life/groups/intramurals/intramural-sports/.
Tournament play begins Monday, Oct. 7.

Emmett memorial lecture

The 20th annual Emmett Memorial Lecture is at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, and will be presented in the Balkans Room of Overman Student Center.
The Emmett Memorial Lectures is given each year by the winner of the Emmett Memorial Award, which is given to the author of the best essay on a literary topic published in “The Midwest Quarterly.” Both the Emmett Memorial Award and Lecuture are sponsored by the Emmett family, “The Midwest Quarterly” and the English Department of PSU.
Ron McFarland, professor of English at the University of Idaho is this year’s recipient and will present the lecture. The topic is “Was Earnest Hemingway a Narcissist?”
The lecture is open to all interested persons.

Spring enrollment
Early enrollment for the 2014 spring semester will start Monday, Nov. 11, and continue through Friday, Nov. 15.
Spring class schedules will be available online at pittstate.edu starting Oct. 11.
The early enrollment schedule will be seniors on Monday, juniors on Tuesday, sophomores on Wednesday, freshmen with last names N-Z on Thursday and freshmen with last names A-M on Friday.

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