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A student sulks after hearing the news about majoring in a foreign language.

Spanish, French majors removed from curriculum Marcus Clem | editor in chief Pittsburg State’s current slate of students who declared a major in Spanish or French may well be the last. Major-program gone Effective immediately, no student of Pittsburg State may declare a Spanish or French major. Both programs will be gradually deleted as majors. Those already enrolled, says Karl Kunkel, dean of arts and sciences, will be allowed to complete their major. “We are also committed to allowing students who are already engaged in the program to finish,” he said. “We can’t pull the rug out from under them. We don’t do that sort of thing.” The Spanish and French minor programs are unaffected…

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VA group moves to Pittsburg The Southeast Kansas Chapter (No. 6) of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has moved from Fort Scott to Pittsburg, and will hold meetings at the American Legion building on 2815 N. Joplin St. They will convene at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month. All interested persons are encouraged to attend. Information about how to benefit the community and the nation’s disabled veterans will be available. For more information, call Bob Prideaux at 620-347-8772. 2013-2014 housing Students wishing to return to the dorms for the 2013-2014 academic year will not able to freely select a room location after Friday, May 10. Due to an increase in the demand…

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Spanish summer program Students interested in taking a foreign language will have the opportunity to enroll in Spanish Language and Culture I and II as well as a French Cuisine course during the summer. Classes that ordinarily meet every day during the spring and fall will meet Monday-Thursday from 10:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. in the June and July summer school sessions. All of the available courses will satisfy a General Education course requirement and will allow students to proceed to the next level in language studies once regular classes resume in August. Tour de Hope Campus Christians will host its annual fundraiser called Tour de Hope from Tuesday, April 16, to Thursday, April 18…