Students bid fond farwell to Jungle

Before the prizes are given away to celebrate how far our soon-to-be alumni have come a few speeches are given in their honor.

AJ Thurman | Collegio Reporter After three and a-half years at Pittsburg State University, Cassy Temaat says she is ready to walk across the stage and start her new life. “I have a teaching job already,” said Temaat, senior in family an canadian pharmacy cialis d consumer sciences education. “It’s a high school FACS position, and I’m very excited to start.” Temaat says she expected to be waiting until August to find a teaching job. “I start in January,” she said. “The FACS department is good at placing people after they’ve graduated.” Temaat is one of many soon-to-graduate students who attended the Out of the Jungle celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the basement of…

Int’l students adjust to Kansas weather

Caroline Dantas snapped this photo of the beach durning a summer day in January in Brazil.

AJ Thurman | Collegio Reporter Students at PSU know how crazy the weather can be. One day temperatures are in the 6os, the next they are in the 30s. However, most international students are unaccustomed to such fluctuations. Carolinne Dan buy cialis online tas, who is from Natal, Brazil, says her hometown is in the northern part of Brazil where the weather stays balmy all year round. Dantas says she knew the winters in the Midwest get fairly cold, but she still wasn’t prepared. “I was pretty sure it wouldn’t get this bad,” said Dantas, senior in communication. “Guess I was wrong, and it’s not even snowing yet.” Yazeed Aldhwayan, international student from Saudi Arabia,…

Undead week

"Undead week"

Marcus Clem | Collegio Reporter Some people are wary of the upcoming, Mayan-predicted, end of the world, but most students are just worrying about finals. The problem, some of them say, is that the time traditionally reserved for cheap cialis online study and review before exams, known as dead week, is being occupied by classwork. “I think that dead week should be more lax,” said Aubry Keller, junior in biology. “Instructors assigning things right before dead week, or without prior notification, can make it extremely difficult for students. I know of one student who was assigned a huge paper he did not know about until recently, right before dead week. This has caused a big…

Crossland wins arts center contract

Jay Benedict | Editor-in-Chief After cutting $371,000 in optional extras from the plans for the Fine and Performing Arts Center, PSU awarded the contract to Crossland Construction for $30.3 million. Seven companies bid on the proje cheap viagra ct, but all of the bids cost more than the university had expected. Fortunately, the Facilities Planning Office included 21 alternates, which were options that could be added or taken away from the base bid. Paul Stewart, director of facilities planning, says they utilized five alternates to bring the cost more in line with the projected budget and available funds. “The final cost is the base bid of just under $30.7 million and five accepted alternatives that…

Students debate apocalyptic end

Jared Evans | Collegio Reporter Michael Bouray says he isn’t concerned about the predicted end of the world on Dec. 21, 2012 “I’ve lived through several ‘end of the world’ prophecies by now. Y2K was a fun one. What’s one more?” sai buy viagra no prescription d Bouray, freshman in history. “If it happens, that’s great. If it doesn’t happen, then that’s even better.” Dec. 21 is reportedly the end of the Mayan calendar year. One modern interpretation of this date is that it marks the start of time in which Earth and everyone who lives here will take on a new, positive way of life, as 2012 marks the beginning of a new era….

PSU hosts most successful High School Art Day ever

Gretchen Burns | Collegio Reporter Samantha Powell helped push over 2,400 thumbtacks into a wall while hanging over 600 high school artworks that were displayed during the annual High School Art Day in the Overman Student Center on order viagra without prescription Thursday, Nov. 15. The exhibition shows works of art students from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. “I liked the schools that made their artworks easier to hang with a string on the back,” said Powell, senior in art. “My thumb is really sore from pushing all the thumbtacks into that wall.” College environment High School Art Day is an annual event put on by the Art Department where local high school students come to…

Teachers show off talent

Pittsburg resident Betsy Gordan drops by the Inspiring Voices art exhibit Nov. 9, to enjoy the artwork.

J. Fred Fox | Collegio Reporter Joe Summers, teacher at Prairie View High School who received his master’s in art at Pittsburg State, presented scrap metal, rebar and an old rusty wrench in a sculpture for the Inspiring Voices art exhibit order viagra at Porter Hall. “I arranged the materials to depict my facial features as a self-portrait, welding together the most masculine materials I could imagine,” Summers said. The exhibit features works of art from 16 high school art teachers. The teachers showed off their skills and imagination at the opening presentation Nov. 9. The art has been on display since Oct. 24, and will be there until Dec. 6. S. Portico Bowman, gallery…

‘If dreams had music…’

Grammy nominee, John Two-Hawks plays a special flute that has been passed down for generations at the U-club, hosted by NASA as part of their Heritage Month.

Two-Hawks present tradition in music Marcus Clem | Collegio Reporter For every expression of life, condition and emotion, there’s a flute for that. That’s a twist on the perspective of Lakota Sioux artist John Two-Hawks, discount viagra who performed an hour-long selection of his music on Nov. 19 in the U-Club in the Overman Student Center. The Office of Student Diversity and the Native American Student Association (NASA) organized the concert with an allocation provided by the Student Government Association. Two-Hawks used a different flute for each of his eight songs. All of them were hand-carved from wood taken from fallen branches and other materials. “It’s a miracle that you can take a limb from…

Tobacco task force gets $25,000

AJ Thurman | Collegio Reporter The university’s task force to study a campus-wide ban on tobacco discussed problems and challenges it might face during its first meeting Nov. 8 in the Wilkinson Alumni Center. “We received our char buy generic priligy ge from President (Steve) Scott, heard a presentation from a consultant, Ty Patterson, on the issues, processes and challenges the task force will face as it moves forward,” said Jim Triplett, biology professor and co-chair of the group. “The decisions we made centered around developing a plan and how to proceed.” The university recently received a $25,000 grant from the Kansas Health Foundation to support its study of the feasibility of making the campus…

Underneath the veil

Azhar Sigh, graduate student in English, is showing the different clothes to Helena Viana, exchange student in Biology, on Friday, Nov. 16.

Val Vita | Managing Editor They walk quietly around campus and wear veils that may leave only their eyes visible. Most students know little about their culture, making it even harder to learn who they are. Who are they? They are the 70 or generic viagra price so Saudi Arabian women studying at Pittsburg State. “Yes, they (PSU community) still look at us, but not in a sarcastic way,” said Mashael Abu-shail, freshman in medical technology. “They look at us with eyes full of questions.” Abu-shail says she usually gives students the green light to question her. And that was the goal of the Saudi Ladies Night, on Nov. 16, at Parrot Bey: answer as…