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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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Career Services holds largest Student Etiquette Dinner

Career Services held their Student Etiquette Dinner on Feb 11. At 6 p.m. Career Services holds the dinner at least once every semester, but this was the biggest turn out they’ve had. The Student Etiquette Dinner helps to educate and prepare students on how to practice business etiquette in a professional setting, such …

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Valentines Day is a Corporate Scam

There are many speculations about how Valentines day came to be, many of them including a pagan festival with “fertility blessings” and the roman god, Cupid, shooting arrows at people to make them fall in love.   The purpose of Valentine’s day as celebrated by America is to shower loved ones with appreciation and love; but it has always had …

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Crawford County Gorilla Gathering Dinner

Pitt State Alumni & Constituent Relations held their annual Crawford County Gorilla Gathering Dinner at the Axe Library on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The event was held for Pitt State Alumni and their families. The gathering featured dinner from Brick + Mortar, tours of the newly renovated library, and special guest, Brian Wright, the new head football coach at …

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Students for Violence prevention holds event against human trafficking 

On Jan. 30, Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) hosted an event called Breaking the Chains of Human Trafficking. The event featured speaker and author Sandy Storm. Storm shared her story while providing education about human trafficking. The event also provided other resources in the community to help stop human trafficking. People who attended the event were …

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BSA Presents Annual “MLK Jr.” Ball

The month of February is known as Black History Month. During this month African American creators are celebrated for their inventions, achievements and many more. On Saturday, Feb. 1 the Black Student Association (BSA) hosted their annual Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Ball. The ball was held from 7 p.m .to 9:30 p.m., in the …

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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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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

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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