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First Performance slated for chamber music series Pittsburg State University will begin its annual Solo and Chamber music series with a performance by Scott Bell, oboist, and pianist/organist Larry Allen at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. This is the first of six scheduled performances to continue a tradition of balancing old and new, classical and mainstream music. Paint the Town Red events schedule announced The annual Paint the Town Red celebration of Gorilla football has been scheduled for Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 4-7, in anticipation of Pitt State’s first home game. Among activities planned is a campus decorating contest open to all buildings, departments and student groups….

Prime time Pitt State

On Saturday January 5 the Gorillas were featured on CBS sports network as the game of the week against the Bearcats of Northwest Missouri State University. The national airtime helps introduce Pitt to people who normally would not hear about the university.

Pitt State, MIAA successful national debut Tim Spears | Sports Reporter Jacob Welander doesn’t get to enjoy much Pitt State basketball as a fan. A junior in broadcast communication, he is typically found working the student-run productions that air on the university’s cable access station. “Most of the basketball games I go to, I have to watch through a camera lens,” he said. With CBS Sports televising a PSU basketball nationally, “it was nice to be able to take in the whole scene at once.” At the “Gold Rush” games on Jan. 5, in the John Lance Arena, the scene included 1,100 more fans than any other home game this season. They were drawn in…