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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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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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Circle K group goes to Salina for District Convention

Pitt State service group Circle K International is going to their District Convention on the Friday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 23 in Salina. Circle K International is a part of Kiwanis which is an international service group. Circle K does service projects around the community. The seven Circle K groups in Kansas meetup for …

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Censorship of books impedes on the development of students

The issue of censorship has been debated many times in the past on federal, state, and local levels. There has also been the celebration of “banned books” at schools every year without students really understanding the reasons behind the bans.   Classic literature such as “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee faced accusations such as promoting …

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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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Aviation Classes offered at PSU

One of the courses offered at Pittsburg State University is an aviation course which is taught by Professor Terry Calloway. This class teaches students how to fly both drones and planes and teaches students the ins and outs of flying in order to get a head start in getting their license.  Teaching aviation courses since the fall of 2015, Calloway is a trained flight instructor …

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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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World News

Europe  Italy’s far-right leader to face trial  Italy’s former interior minister, Matteo Salvini, is accused of illegally keeping migrants at sea on a boat off Sicily for days in August 2019. Italy’s senate has voted to allow prosecutors to put Salvini on trial and for the trial to go ahead.  Credit: BBC  South …

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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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