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PSU Softball defeats Emporia State

The Pitt State softball team swept a doubleheader from the Emporia State University (ESU) Hornets on Tuesday, March 16 (5-0, 6-3).   “It was our best day yet,” said Head Coach Ashley Balazs. “It was a complete 14 innings. We pitched really well, we hit well, we played defense. Only a couple mistakes within the 14 …

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Baseball wins one of three games against WU

The baseball team played a home series against Washburn. The Gorillas lost the first game (14-15) on Sunday, Mar. 14. On Monday, Mar. 15, the team played a doubleheader, losing the first game (10-13) but they managed to come back and take the third and final game of the series (9-8).   “Well, …

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Athlete of the week: Trey Mooney

This week’s athlete of the week is Trey Mooney.   Mooney is a junior in physical education. Additionally, Mooney is a member of The Pittsburg State University track and field program.   “I first started to compete in track and field at the middle school level and then just loved it ever since,” …

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Scholarship program for PSU students started by Black & Veatch Foundation

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company.   Black & Veatch started a scholarship which is given out to freshman students entering Pitt State’s electronics engineering technology program. Recipients of the scholarship receive $7,200 to be split between the fall and spring semester.   Estevan Hernandez, freshman …

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Students organizing scavenger hunt for incoming freshman

College is a new chapter in a student’s life. For many, it’s exciting and they’re eager to begin their college career. However, it can also be overwhelming for some students.   With this in mind, this semester, Pittsburg State University students enrolled in Foundations of Leadership 600 have decided to arrange a scavenger hunt for incoming freshman students. The scavenger hunt will lead them around …

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Gamma Epsilon Tau accepting submissions for Crimson Creative Awards

Gamma Epsilon Tau (GET) is an honor society comprised of undergraduate students in graphic design. GET is currently accepting submissions for the Crimson Creative Awards (CCAs).   The CCAs competition was created to challenge students across campus. This year, there are nine categories including Photography, Print, Multi-Media Graphics, Web/Interactive, Video, Paint, Graphite, Sculpture, and Multi-Media Art.   The wide …

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PSU students designing custom control system for professor

Automotive technology Professor Tim Dell needed an electronic transmission shifter for a Lexus. Pittsburg State students enrolled in Automation 3: Immersive Experiences have taken up the project.   Martin Tholstrup, junior in electronics engineering technology, is the team lead and project engineer.    “…(Dell) hasn’t been able to operate it (the Lexus) and show it to his students because he doesn’t have any …

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Women’s track and field team places tenth at nationals

The Pittsburg State women’s track and field team tied for tenth place with 19 points at the NCAA DII Indoor Championships from Thursday, Mar. 11 through Saturday, Mar. 13.   Grand Valley State University won the championship with a total of 93 three points and Minnesota State placed second with 40 points.   London Futch, junior …

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Men’s track and field team places fifth at nationals

The Pitt State men’s track and field team travelled to Birmingham, Ala. to compete in the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships from Thursday, Mar. 11 through Saturday, Mar. 13.   The Gorillas earned fifth place at the national competition with a total of 30 points.   Ashland took the men’s championship with 70 points, followed by Grand Valley State …

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PSU student organizes fundraising project for KSMODA, DACA

The Kansas/Missouri Dream Alliance’s (KSMODA) mission, according to their website, is to, “serve and advocate for immigrant rights and higher education for undocumented youth regardless of citizenship status, sexual orientation, race, color, gender, and national or ethnic origin.”   Zaira Gomez, junior in social work, is raising money for KSMODA. The organization is …

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