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Kansas State Treasurer Rogers presents check to PSU

State level politicians normally make their way to small town America to campaign, not to present unclaimed property checks.  On Tuesday, April 13, Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Rogers presented an unclaimed property check to Pittsburg State University during a ceremony at Russ Hall. The check amounted to $1,480 and represented small …

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Rotten Bananas: The Pandemic Movie Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on nearly every facet of life from our education to our healthcare. One area of life that has been hit in a particularly special way is the TV and film industry.  The most obvious on-the-ground way that the film industry has been hit has …

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Students present findings at Research Colloquium

Mammal communities around Kansas mine lands, educational needs for concussed young athletes, and an evaluation of healthcare literacy among Southeast Kansas residents were just a handful of the research projects presented at the Pittsburg State University Research Colloquium.  On Thursday, April 14 starting at 8 a.m, undergraduate and graduate students presented the findings of …

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Smooth Bananas: ‘The Art of Starting Over’

Demi Lovato has had something of a rocky career (like many artists who got their start in Disney) but she’s back with a vengeance with her latest album.  The album, produced by a variety of collaborators including Mitch Allan, Lauren Aquilla, Oak Felder, and Matthew Koma, and released by label Island, is the American …

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Rotten Bananas: The History of Godzilla

Godzilla is one of the most immediately recognizable movie characters. Godzilla is one of the quintessential movie monsters. We’ve even used his name to describe kinds of things that are just over the top such as a “bridezilla.” But is Godzilla simply a spooky scary monster that terrorizes the town or …

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The United States of America must move forward in all things

The United States has hit a wall and quite frankly, we’ve brought ourselves here. Centuries of oppressive systems have created a world where scientific study and personal experience reveals new information about the world and a basket of people begins screaming to stop it. How did we get here exactly? How …

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PSU Theatre prepares “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

PSU Theatre is known for high caliber performances and their upcoming production about a family comedy and drama is no exception.  Starting on Thursday, Apr, 22 and going until Sunday, Apr. 25, PSU Theatre will present their production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang. The performance will be pre-recorded and streamed on demand for ticket holders. …

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