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SVP to host international event aimed at ending sexual violence

The month of April is observed as sexual assault awareness month. Each year, hundreds of events are held in over 30 countries for the international Take Back the Night (TBTN) event, generally during the month of April, according to the TBNT website. The event has the mission of putting an end to sexual violence.   Pitt State’s Students for …

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Easy zucchini lasagna

Ingredients  4 large zucchini   2 pounds ground beef  24 ounces pasta sauce   15 ounces ricotta cheese  1 cup shredded parmesan reggiano  1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese  1 egg  Salt and pepper to taste  Small handful fresh parsley and basil (chopped)   Instructions   First, you preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, slice the …

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Classic strawberry shortcake

Ingredients:  For the strawberries   1 1⁄2 lbs strawberries, stemmed and quartered  3 tablespoons sugar  For the shortcake  2 cups flour  2 teaspoons baking powder  1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda  2 tablespoons sugar  3⁄4 teaspoon salt  1 1⁄2 cups heavy cream  For the whipped cream  1 1⁄2 cups heavy cream, chilled  3 tablespoons sugar  1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla  1 …

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SEK Symphony at PSU to host outdoor concert “Sunday in the Park”

As Crawford County and Pittsburg State University have begun to relax some COVID-19 restrictions and mandates, many events that were forced to operate virtually during the pandemic have been able to resume in-person. One such event is the Southeast Kansas Symphony at PSU’s concerts.   The symphony will host “Sunday in the Park,” a free outdoor concert, at 5:00 p.m., Sunday April 18 south of …

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RHA welcomes spring with egg hunt

As the weather begins to warm up for Spring, many on-campus groups are beginning to host activities and events outdoors to enjoy the weather and for the ease of social distancing during the pandemic. One group that took advantage of the warm weather was the Residence Hall Assembly (RHA), who hosted a …

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Classic chicken pot pie

Ingredients  For the crust  1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box  For the filling  1/3 cup butter or margarine   1/3 cup chopped onion  1/3 cup all-purpose flour  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/4 teaspoon pepper  1 3/4 cups chicken broth (from 32-oz carton or can)  1/2 cup milk  2 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken or turkey   2 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed  Instructions:  Begin …

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SEK Humane Society accepting volunteer dog walkers following decline in COVID-19 cases

According to county health officer’s reports, there has been a sustained downward trend in COVID-19 admissions, isolations and quarantines. In light of the decline of COVID-19 cases, many organizations are slowly returning to adapted programs and operations they had before the Coronavirus pandemic.   The Southeast Kansas Humane Society (SEKHS), a nonprofit no-kill animal shelter, is …

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