Krimson Kultuur relocated

| Audrey Dighans copy editor | Krimson Kultuur is a bit here and there at the moment as ENACTUS students work tirelessly to move the store from its old location to a new one, right in the heart of downtown Pittsburg. “We were given the opportunity to move to an area with a lot more traffic,” said Myka Heffernan, junior in marketing. “It’s wonderful to have this feeling, knowing we have support from campus and the community to remain open for as long as we have and be successful enough to move to our new location.” Krimson Kultuur works with the 10,000 Villages Organization to promote local artisans and sell handmade jewelry, clothing, accessories and…

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Toy sale Toys created by the Beta Toy Design class will be on sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the Oval. Toys, books and games created by seven students – Amber Baumgartner, DJ Bush, Amanda Fitzpatrick, Jake Geither, Cat Jepson, Blane Siebert and Chris Vanderbeck – will be displayed. The class was developed by S. Portico Bowman, associate professor of art, with Norm Philipp, assistant professor in the School of Construction. Proceeds from the sale will benefit SafeHouse Crisis Center. For more information, contact S. Portico Bowman Symphony to host music icon Fiddle player Mark O’Connor will be the featured performer with the Southeast Kansas Symphony at 4 p.m….

International success

Enactus’ project continues to better downtown | Audrey Dighans copy editor | Krimson Kultuur, the store opened by Pitt State’s chapter of Entrepreneurial Action in Us (Enactus) last semester, has experienced great success during its short opening period. “The store has been more successful than we could have ever imagined,” said Ashley Wooldridge, senior in marketing and member of Enactus. “The support from the community has been overwhelming. We’ve done so well we’ll be able to keep it open all this semester.” Wooldridge adds that the store has made more than $12,000 in profit since its opening last November. “It’s all going better than originally planned,” Wooldridge said. The store, located on 111 W. Fourth…

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Scotland, England study abroad PSU students interested in summer study abroad are invited to join Labette Community College to Scotland and England on May 19-26. The program will cost $3,300, which includes airfare, lodging, breakfasts, tours and entrance fees. The full itinerary is available online at Students who enroll in the Labette three-hour course will be able to transfer the credits to PSU as a sophomore level English elective and may receive a $250 travel stipend from the international programs office. Contact Allison Colson for more information at Spring Career Day Spring Career Day is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the Crimson & Gold Ballroom in Overman Student Center….