The Muslims Are Coming

Comedy breaks down discrimination | Audrey Dighans copy editor | Look out, they’re coming. Actually, they’re already here. About 10 students gathered in Yates Hall on Monday, April 6, to meet Negin Farsad, comedian, actress, writer and filmmaker, and watch her latest film: “The Muslims Are Coming.” The event was sponsored by Student Activities Council (SAC) and, with a small audience, Farsad immediately began by asking all those in attendance to join together in the front and share names. “By the end of this movie you’ll love the pants out of Muslims,” she said. “The Muslims Are Coming” is a comedy documentary by Farsad and Dean Obeidallah that follows Farsad, Obeidallah and friends as they…

Pitt Briefs

Korea study abroad Several open spots are available for students wishing to join the PSU Korea delegation. The trip is estimated at $2,800 including airfare, lodging and meals. The trip is scheduled for May 11-24. For more information, email cylee@pittstate.edu. Student-built lab unveiled Wednesday The new Design and Engineering Lab at the Kansas Technology Center was unveiled Wednesday, Feb. 26, in room E120. The lab is part of PSU’s Wood Technology Department and was designed by the spring 2012 graduate students Chris Bell and Scott Vasey, who are both employed at Advanced Fixtures Inc. The project was awarded $30,000 and construction began last November. Audubon focuses on purple martins The Sperry-Galligar Audubon meeting will feature…

Comedian entertains students

Gretchen Burns | managing editor Making jokes on everything from scrapbooking to Starbucks to marriage, Andy Hendrickson was able to keep roughly 30 students chuckling throughout his sketch on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the U-Club of the Overman Student Center. “He had a real world sense of humor,” said Ross Schartel, junior in history. “I thought he was good.” Hendrickson was a showcase winner at HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, performed at TBS’ The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas and a finalist at the Great American Comedy Festival. Hendrickson has performed at more than 100 colleges and has become a favorite headliner at comedy clubs across the country. Hendrickson has performed internationally at…