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Students for Violence Preventions holds “Thank you, Next”

Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) teamed up with Prevention & Wellness to host an event called “Thank You, Next.” SVP and Prevention & Wellness each set up a table in the U-club of the Overman Student Center. The purpose of the event was to teach students about how to deal with breakups with topics such …

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Speaker gives insight into racial issues in real estate

Angel Jewel Tucker, a librarian from Kansas City, spoke at Pitt State about racial issues in real estate. The event took place on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m. in the Overman Student Center as part of the Black History month activities put on by the Black Student Association (BSA). Tucker spoke about a project she helped start through …

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Capital punishment necessary in certain cases

Defining laws and policies is a difficult thing to do because everyone has different opinions about what should and shouldn’t be allowed.   Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is an issue that many have trouble finding common ground on. The death penalty is defined by Google as “the legally authorized killing …

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Monti Washington presents “From the Streets to the Stage”

Monti Washington is an author, actor, award-winning poet and a motivational speaker. On Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Washington visited PSU for his “From the Streets to the Stage” tour. During this event, Washington spoke about his past adversities on his journey, and spoke to students about self-confidence. The event was hosted by the Gorillas Activities Board (GAB) …

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PSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Hosts Concert

Concerts showcase the work that musicians’ practice for. On Thursday Feb. 20, the PSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band hosted a concert. The event took place from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The band was under the direction of PSU professor of music, Douglas Whitman and the …

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AMMT welcomes businesses from across the country for Company Day

Pittsburg State’s Architectural Manufacturing Management and Technology (AMMT) program welcomed businesses from across the country at the 2020 AMMT Company Day. The company day event was on Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kansas Technology Center (KTC).   This event helped students in the AMMT program find internships, jobs and learn more about …

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Grammy-nominated artist performs in Bicknell Center

Music filled the halls of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, as PSU alumna and Grammy-nominated artist Jennifer Knapp returned to Pitt State for a concert.  Artist Jennifer Knapp performed a concert at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts on Saturday, Feb. 22. at 7:30 p.m.   Knapp is a Pitt State alumna who grew up in Chanute and is known for her Christian music …

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World News

Europe  Eight dead in mass shooting in Germany  Eight people are dead after two shootings following two shootings at shisha bars in the western German city of Hanau. At least five other people were injured after a gunman opened fire at about 10 p.m. Police are still searching for the suspects …

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Career Services hosts Annual “Teacher Interview Day”

The Interviewing process is one of the important steps that people go through to obtain a job. On Wednesday, Feb. 18, Career Services hosted their annual “Teacher Interview Day.” This event was held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the John Lance Arena in Garfield Weede Building.    During this time, students …

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