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Harry Potter fans test their knowledge at Trivia Night

Harry Potter fans in the Southeast Kansas area gathered to determine the group with the most trivia knowledge.   Pittsburg Public Library put on a trivia night dedicated to Harry Potter trivia, Wednesday Oct. 17th starting at 6pm.   “We will be doing more themed trivia nights in the future, probably …

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Jazz Ambassadors to perform at Pitt State

The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors will make the Bicknell their home Monday, Oct. 29. In addition to their personnel, the concert will feature three Pittsburg State students.  Founded in 1969, the Jazz Ambassadors are part of the United States Army Field Band and considered the United States Army’s premier jazz …

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President Trump rallies voters in Sunflower State

President Donald Trump visited Kansas for the first time as President to hold a rally located in the state capital, Topeka.  More than 10,000 people fit into the Kansas Expocentre to hear the President speak, lasting more than an hour, on a wide variety of topics from the recently confirmed …

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When things go bump in the night, bump back!

Many people, from friends to enemies, have told me that they dislike horror movies because they don’t want to be scared, but what if I said that’s not the point? You’re probably watching horror movies all wrong.  Yes, it is true that horror movies are scary. That would be kind …

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Kelce Hall: from high school to business college

From 1951 to now, Kelce Hall has seen its years and held a number of students. Though located on campus, until 1971, Kelce Hall was not part of Pittsburg State University—at the time, Kansas State Teacher’s College—but instead acted as a high school titled College High.  College High was built …

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“Best of Broadway” on its way to Pitt State

Pittsburg State University will welcome its third season of the “Best of Broadway” series with the production of “Wizard of Oz” on Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The second and final production in the series will be “The Sound of Music” on …

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Gorillas avoid upset loss to Lindenwood 

Pitt State football escaped in overtime with a 27-24 win on Saturday against the Lindenwood Lions.   The game was an exciting, back and forth contest with the lead changing hands six times.   Head football coach Tim Beck on the weekly “Tim Beck Show” was proud of the way his team fought throughout the ballgame.  …

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Gorillas eye Top-25 showdown with Bearcats  

After a tight 27-24 victory over the Lindenwood Lions, the eighth-ranked Gorillas are back in the Jungle on Saturday to face off against the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats. After playing such as close game against Lindenwood, the Gorillas are eager to get on the field back at home against Northwest.    …

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Trumpet Festival to make music at Pitt State

The Midwest Trumpet Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, and Monday, Oct. 8 and will feature international trumpeter Wayne Bergeron, along with the Crossroads Jazz Orchestra.  The festival, founded 10 years prior, brings together teachers and students of trumpet from across the nation. The participants in the festival come …

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Kavanaugh not fit for the Supreme Court

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court nominee, and Christine Blasey Ford testified on Thursday for the Senate Judiciary Committee about Ford’s accusation against Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers. Ford came out with a statement saying Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her, after he was announced as a nominee …

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