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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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