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PSU and business leaders commence 35th annual “Partners in Progress”

PSU has numerous partnerships with businesses and people in the Pittsburg community that help extend job opportunities to future graduates. These partnerships also donate funds to renovate different locations on campus.   On Thursday, Feb. 27 at 8 a.m., the 35th annual “Partners in Progress” campaign began. The event took place on the first floor of the newly renovated Axe …

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North American bird population facing rapid decline as years progress

Before 1914, the Passenger Pigeon was named the most abundant bird in North America but its rapid extinction brought up the question as to how and why this powerful population met its demise. As noted in the research that was published in 2019 in the Journal Science by several authors about the decline of bird population, 12 …

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Author of “The Chaperone” visits Pitt State

Laura Moriarty, author of “The Chaperone” visited Pitt State. An event was held in the Student Center on Thursday Feb. 27th at 8:00 pm. Moriarty read from “The Chaperone” and talked about the Kansas history in her book and her writing process.   “We bring four or five nationally recognized writers here…and …

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International Student Association presents “International Food and Culture Fair”

There are many different cultures around the world and people that live in America are sometimes unaware of what traditions exist in other countries.   On Saturday, Feb. 29, the International Student Association (ISA) hosted their annual “International Food and Culture Fair.” The event had two parts, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., there were various foods and beverages from different …

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All the Bright Places sheds light on teen issues

Based on the book by Jennifer Niven, “All the Bright Places” is a movie that will send you to tears and make you look at the world in a new light. Released on Netflix in February 2020, this film is a must watch if you’re looking for a new perspective of life. Directed by Brett Haley, …

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Sororities hold “closet clean-out” sale

All of the Pitt State sororities are coming together to hold a Panhellenic “closet clean-out.” The event will take place on Saturday, March 7 in Ballroom C of the Overman Student Center from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students from the sororities will be selling their gently used clothing at a low price. There will be a five-dollar entry fee …

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PSU students win big at the American Advertising Awards

On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Downstream Casino hosted the American Advertising Awards (ADDY) for students in the Graphic and Imaging Technology department (GIT). Pittsburg State students walked away with 52 gold and silver awards with a promise of jobs in their future.  Christel Benson, professor in the GIT department for the past 10 years, attended the …

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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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