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Pitt Pals program starts new semester

Domestic students and international students met their Pitt Pals partners during the Pitt Pals kick-off on  Jan. 24. Pitt Pals is a program that matches up domestic students with new international students. The Pitt Pal kick off started the international student’s first semester by matching them up with a domestic student.    “I think international …

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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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Schools Focus on athletics becoming detrimental to funding for extracurriculars and academics

It is no doubt that America values its sports more than other countries; especially when it comes to college and professional level athletics.   However, the amount of money that is being used for sports, specifically football and basketball, has overshadowed other sports and extracurriculars. The world’s smartest countries focus more on academics and let athletics become …

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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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BSA to host events for Black History Month

Starting in February, Pittsburg State students from the Black Student Association as well as the Office of Student Diversity will be hosting a formal event to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They will also host many activities throughout February to celebrate Black History Month.  The members of BSA have …

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Nature Reach given $10,000 Grant for new program

The Nature Reach program was awarded a 10,ooo dollar grant from Evergy in order to start a new kindergarten program. Nature Reach operates through Pitt State’s Biology department in order to provide environmental education, and studies wildlife in the area using Pitt State’s nature reserve.   “We’re an educational outreach program in the biology department. …

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PSU welcomes new international students

For incoming international transfer students, the spring semester started early. The New Student Orientation Program was a three-day event, designed to prepare and welcome international students for their upcoming semester at Pittsburg State University. The orientation is held every semester and is required for every new international student. This semester it …

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PSU and KU collaborate on social work master’s program

On Nov 21, a ceremony was held in the Wilkinson Alumni Center to celebrate the new collaborative program between the University of Kansas (KU) and Pittsburg State University. The new program is offers a master’s degree in social work because of the need for mental health workers. Previously Pitt State only offered a bachelor’s …

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Poetry author Carol Frost visits Pitt State

On Nov. 21, poetry author Carol Frost came to campus as part of the Visiting Writer Series. The Visiting Writer Series brings authors from around the United States to read their works.   “I think I took away just to really appreciate the little things in your life, even if they …

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Students meet with Kansas Board of Regents

Students are one of the voices on PSU’s campus, and it is a part of the Kansas Board of Regents’ job to listen, in order support students properly.  On Thursday, Nov. 21 students had the opportunity to speak with Jon Rolph, a member of the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR). The meeting …

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