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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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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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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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SGA hosts “Understanding Impeachment” event

The topic of impeachment has been highlighted in the last few months, as President Donald Trump has recently been impeached by the House of Representatives.   On Jan. 28 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the “Understanding Impeachment” event. This event took place in the Overman Student Center Ballroom. During this event Darren …

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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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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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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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PSU Career Services hosts open house for clothes closet

One of the resources that Career Services offers is the clothes closet, located in 203 Horace Mann. On Jan. 29, Career Services held an open house for the clothes closet, so students could see what is offered.   “We like to do the open house to kick off the semester to help students become aware of the …

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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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