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Pitt State Receives Donations to build new Simulation Hospital

Pitt State received about $6 million in donations in order to build a new simulation nursing hospital. Currently, there is no set date for the start of the construction of the hospital.   “I’m really excited,” said Annie Vaters, junior in nursing. “I don’t know if I’ll be here by the time that it’s completed, since I’m …

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Pittsburg Police Department Hosts 15th Annual “Polar Plunge”

The temperature was 35 degrees, but this did not stop the community from jumping in freezing cold water. On Saturday, Feb. 8 the Pittsburg Police Department hosted its annual “Polar Plunge”. The event took place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crimson Villas Apartments located off of Rouse St. During this event, different groups around …

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BSA Presents Annual “MLK Jr.” Ball

The month of February is known as Black History Month. During this month African American creators are celebrated for their inventions, achievements and many more. On Saturday, Feb. 1 the Black Student Association (BSA) hosted their annual Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Ball. The ball was held from 7 p.m .to 9:30 p.m., in the …

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World News

North America  Trump acquitted by Senate in impeachment trial  President Donald Trump has been cleared in his impeachment trial. The Senate voted to acquit in 52-48 on charges of abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress charges. This ends the congressional big to oust him from office.  Europe  Finland to give …

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Abandon the Bans on Pit Bulls

For years, pitt bulls have been one of the most dangerous dogs because they are often bred to fight. Stereotypes such as having the strongest bite and a “locking jaw” have been used to argue that they have no place in any household and justify their mistreatment.   Pitt bulls have an 86.7% temperament passing rate. Temperament …

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Students for Violence prevention holds event against human trafficking 

On Jan. 30, Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) hosted an event called Breaking the Chains of Human Trafficking. The event featured speaker and author Sandy Storm. Storm shared her story while providing education about human trafficking. The event also provided other resources in the community to help stop human trafficking. People who attended the event were …

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Crawford County Gorilla Gathering Dinner

Pitt State Alumni & Constituent Relations held their annual Crawford County Gorilla Gathering Dinner at the Axe Library on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The event was held for Pitt State Alumni and their families. The gathering featured dinner from Brick + Mortar, tours of the newly renovated library, and special guest, Brian Wright, the new head football coach at …

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Student Starts Mental Health Philanthropy

A new student philanthropy, “Sigma Saves” was started to spread awareness about mental health and suicide. The philanthropy was started by Mya Houdyshell, a Junior elementary education and special education major.    “I have known a lot of people who have struggled and so I decided that this has become enough and …

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World News

United States  US injured toll rises after Iranian attack  The Pentagon has said the number of injured U.S. troops has risen to 50. The troops suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI)s is 16 more than previously indicated.  This follows the Iranian attack on a U.S. base on Jan. 8.  Europe  European …

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“You” Seaon Two Hits Netflix With a Bang

In 2018 the show “You” was released onto Netflix. Produced by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble this show become an instant hit. The reviews were so great that Netflix renewed the show for a second season, which was released on Netflix December of 2019.   The show “You” is based on Joe Goldberg played by Penn Badgley, who is noticeably suffering from narcissistic personality disorder. In season one, Goldberg notices a …

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