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Honoring veterans, commemorating the Armistice

This year’s Veteran’s Day not only honored veterans and those who serve today, but it also recognized the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice. Pitt State held the annual Veteran’s Day ceremony open to the public Monday, Nov. 12, which was also used as a history lesson for local sixth graders.  Normally, the ceremony takes place …

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International office director position now vacant

The PSU Office of International Programs and Services (IPSO) underwent a change recently with former director Shama Ali’s ouster from the university. Ali joined the IPSO staff in January, 2018.   Howard Smith, associate vice president for enrollment management and student success, said all actions relating to Ali’s absence goes through his office.   “Right now I’m serving as the acting …

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Butler brings realistic fiction to Pitt State

As part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers series, Nickolas Butler visited Pitt State to share his professional works of fiction. Butler has three published books, two novels, and one collection of short stories, and he is currently working on a fourth.   Butler’s fiction reading was the third amongst this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers series …

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Semi-homemade blueberry lemon pie

Ingredients:  Crust:  1 1/2 cups flour  1/4 tsp. sea salt  1 tsp. sugar  1/2 cup chilled butter  2 tbsp. ice cold water    Filling:  1 can blueberry pie filling  1 can lemon pie filling  2 tbsp. brown sugar    Instructions:  First, start by making the crust, as it will need …

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Thanksgiving essentials: pilgrim ware

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with those you love, whether family, friends, significant others, or whomever else, and spend quality time. When celebrating this holiday filled with thanks and full bellies, do not forget the roots of the day and how the celebrating all began.  The first Thanksgiving took …

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Infinity scarves for infinity?

With fall weather comes not only fall clothing but also accessories, including hats and beanies, gloves, boot socks, vests, and especially scarves. Scarves can be a controversial topic when discussing the different varieties and styles—specifically infinity scarves. By reader suggestion, today’s focus is on infinity scarves.  One of the newer editions …

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Chillytime chili

Ingredients:  2 cans chili beans  1 can diced tomatoes  1 can tomato paste  1 can tomato sauce  1/2 bag fresh spinach  1 bag chili seasoning  1-2 tbsp. fresh minced garlic  minced onion seasoning to taste  onion powder to taste  garlic powder to taste  parsley seasoning to taste  dash cayenne pepper  …

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Halloween costumes, then to now

Halloween itself has existed for as long as anyone can remember, and we don’t really question the spooky holiday or why we sport silly and scary costumes on that day. While this tradition of dressing as your favorite movie character or scary monster is fun, for those of all ages, …

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Student newspaper travels to Kentucky

Six Collegio staff members had the opportunity to travel to Louisville, Kentucky, this past weekend for the annual ACP/CMA Conference. This conference draws collegiate student publications from all over the nation. The conference began Thursday, Oct. 25, and ended Sunday, Oct. 28, and featured more than 200 different workshops with …

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Students crawl through literature

Creative writing students, staff, and faculty crawled through downtown Pittsburg for a Halloween-themed literature crawl featuring readings by students and faculty both. The crawl began at 6 p.m. at the Pittsburg Public Library, after which the participants and attendants walked together to the next location.   The lit crawl moved to …

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