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Letter to the Editor—Consent

Paiton Webster, PSU student  Consent is permission for something to happen or an agreement to do something. Consent is a huge topic for college students these days. Rape and sexual violence has been an issue in our society forever. There are many women in my life that have been raped or …

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Letter to the Editor— addressing violence against sex workers

Lindsey Seger, student  We need to address the violence against sex workers.  In almost all of the United States, prostitution is an illegal source of income. Because of its perceived immoral standing, direct forms of sex work are placed under vice-crimes. Currently, Nevada is the only state in the U.S. …

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Letter to the Editor—Violence Against Women

Rylie Kirch PSU student  Violence against women has been an ongoing issue in our society today. “1 in 3 women have experienced some kind of physical abuse by an intimate partner. 1 in 7 women have been injured by an intimate partner. 1 in 10 women have been raped by an intimate …

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Letter to the Editor— Sex Trafficking

Laendy Fields PSU Student  Sex trafficking has become one of the leading crimes in the world today. There has been an increase in the amount of our children and women falling to this crime. Sex trafficking is a form of slavery and involves forced sex for labor. Keeping our children and women …

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Athletics department resumes practices with COVID-19 safety regulations in place

As Pittsburg State’s two-week break from extracurricular activities came to an end on Monday, Sept. 14, fall athletics was finally able to resume practices following strict COVID-19 safety regulations.   “Other than having additional health and safety precautionary guidelines in place, we’re back, at this point, with fairly normal activities,” said Jim Johnson, director of intercollegiate athletics. “I’m excited about all our teams and student athletes maybe getting an opportunity …

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Letter to the Editor— 2020 Presidential Election

Joe Bialek President Trump, you have had almost four years to lead the United States and have failed us by your own choosing.  Whether it be in foreign policy and domestic policy you have not protected the United States as Commander-in Chief.  Now comes the latest news about your complete disrespect for our military and …

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Letter to the Editor—Voting by Mail

Joe Bialek  Voting by mail should replace voting at the polls in its entirety. The two institutions that can definitely be trusted is the County Board of Elections and the United States Postal Service. The money saved by eliminating the need for poll workers could be used to offer free postage on the envelopes used to vote by mail. …

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World News

Britain   Dinosaur bone found in Scotland  A 166-million-year-old dinosaur bone has been discovered on the Scottish Isle of Eigg. Scientist Elsa Panciroli was running to meet her paleontology research team when she discovered the bone. The bone is thought to be the limb bone of a stegosaurian dinosaur and is now in the collections of National …

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Advice from Professors

James Oliver, art professor, chair   I have several bits of advice:  Try to set a schedule and stick to it.  By this I mean go to class and schedule time to work on classes. Actively set yourself up to work ahead in classes and time management will be easier…  Get …

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Turf project nears completion; stadium to re-open to public soon

Courtesy of PSU Marketing and Communication department A project to replace the turf field at Pittsburg State University’s Carnie Smith Stadium will wrap up soon and the stadium will re-open to the public.  The project, which began on June 22, is being funded by Freeman Health System of Joplin, Missouri.  …

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