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SAC, CAC announce semester events Carl J. Bachus | Culture Editor As Pittsburg State prepares for the 2013 spring semester, the Campus Activities Center and Student Activities Council have announced a variety of events sure to keep students entertained for the next few months. In addition to campus staples like Oval Time and the SAC Movie Series, students will be treated to a medley of events ranging from theatrical performances to political debates like “Heads vs. Feds.” “Heads vs. Feds is the program that will knock people out of the water this semester,” said Jeanine Kunshek, SAC chairwoman of issues and ideas. The program is a live debate between the editor-in-chief of High Times Magazine…

Have you seen my gorilla?

Janelle Kranker, a senior in art, models her winning t-shirt design from the SAC and CAC t-shirt contest. As the winner Kranker's shirt will be sold by the University Bookstore.

Sara Seals | Collegio Reporter After hours of working in front of her computer, filtering through dozens of different directions for the right design, Janelle Kranker finally brought her concept to life. “The entry form asked for some cialis online thing that showed school spirit and that was PSU related,” said Kranker, senior in art. “This is where I got the idea for the gorilla face on the underside of the shirt.” In October, SAC presented students with an opportunity to design a T-shirt that will be sold in the campus bookstore. Ashley Cross, event coordinator, says the students had to create an original T-shirt design that met various guidelines. In addition to relating to…

100 points to Slytherin

Jessica Ziesenis, senior in communication art and creative writting, and Madison Dennis, senior in communication graphics, participate in the Harry Potter trivia night in the Grimson and Gold Ballroom on Tuesday, Nov. 11th.

AJ Thurman | Collegio Reporter Mandi Ontis knew the school song. The tables, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom in the Overman Student Center, were decorated with tall canisters that “We did some trivia quizzes online beforehand,” said Griffith, sophomore in communication. “Hogwarts, Hogwarts, Hoggy Warty Hogwarts,” said Ontis, senior in com- munication. were filled with colored water and Their team also included Addison Regier, and Scott says they made it to the final round. She says their team, “Bertie Botts,” was assembled the day before the competi- tion. No, it wasn’t the PSU song, but it was the answer to a question at the Harry Potter Trivia Night on Tuesday, Nov. 13. dry ice…

Pitt State Briefs: September 27, 2012

Moon Festival Friday The PSU Chinese Culture Club will sponsor a Moon Festival at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in Gorilla Village on the Pittsburg State University campus. The event is free and open to the public. The Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated each year in China when the moon is largest in the sky. Deadline Monday for photo contest The deadline for the National Gorillagraphic photography contest for students who studied abroad is Monday, Oct. 1. The two photography categories are promotional and artistic. Each photographer may submit one photo per category. Pictures can be submitted to studyabroad@pittstate.edu. Mic Night Sunday The Student Activities Council is holding Open Mic Night from 7-8:30 p.m….

“I got hypnotized and now I’m confused”

Student participants show off their moves under hypnosis on stage in the Crimson and Gold ballroon of the Overman Student center on Wednesday August 29th.

Jessica Sewing | Collegio Reporter Students were mesmerized Wednesday night by the four-time college entertainer of the year, Tom DeLuca. DeLuca took around 15 volunteers from the audience to participate in the hypnotizing experience. One of the volunteers, Addie Fahrlander, says the experience was relaxing. “I don’t know if it worked on me,” said Fahrlander, freshman in early childhood education. Unlike Fahrlander, Diana Laflin says that it may have worked too well on her. “I got hypnotized and now I’m confused,” said Laflin, freshman in pre-med. After the show, Laflin and her friends started talking and Laflin says she realized she didn’t remember most of what she did. Laflin’s friends told her that she did…

Pitt-bred band rocks out

Meg McCoy, bassist and singer of Dead Eye begins a song at the Student Activities Council Concert at Lindburg Plaza at the Pittsburg State University campus on Monday, August 20th, 2012.

SAC sponsors welcome back concert Carl J. Bachus | Collegio Reporter The atmosphere was fun and inviting Monday evening at the Opening Night Concert, hosted by the Student Activities Council (SAC). The concert featured the music of Deadeye, an all-female band composed of Pitt State graduates. The event is held annually as a way to welcome students to the Jungle. “The concert was awesome. I was kind of nervous at first, but everything turned out great,” said Mattie Parrigon, freshman in art education. “The band is really great and it’s all right here on campus. I come from a really small town, so it’s been great to meet all these new people.” Kimberly Fields says…