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Title IX proposed changes harmful for college students

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently proposed Title IX changes regarding sexual assault and harassment cases. These changes focus on due process rights and how reports of sexual misconduct are handled.  Title IX “protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance…,” as defined …

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Hello

A great hello to all Pittsburg State students, staff, and faculty as well as all community and alumni members! My name is Brianna Morie Price, currently a junior in standing, and I am seeking a degree in communication with an emphasis in multimedia journalism. I also am seeking minors in both creative …

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Goodbye

Five years ago, Pitt State was a new adventure, an unexplored wilderness of opportunities and experiences – now, as I prepare to student teach and graduate, it feels like leaving behind a beloved friend. And it is especially bittersweet saying goodbye to the Collegio.   I joined the Collegio staff as a …

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Community supports Nature Reach

Westar Energy granted the PSU Nature Reach $10,000 to help and support the program and provide good homes and care for the animals on the reserve.   “We got a $10,000 grant from Westar Energy that’s going to help us make a bigger impact in our environmental education and one of the …

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Winter graduates prepare for futures

Many Pitt State students are preparing for more than just the holiday season this December, as graduation approaches. With graduation a week away, December graduates are also looking forward to job placements and future aspirations, as well as looking back on time spent at PSU.  Students from departments across campus …

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Women place 13th at championship meet

The women’s cross-country team placed 13th at the 2018 NCAA Division II National Championships meet Saturday, Dec. 1 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   Head Coach Russ Jewett believes the team got off to a rocky start but ended well and she was proud of them.   “…We figured if we could be in the top 15 it would be a really good outcome,” Jewett said. “We …

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Men’s basketball defeats Nebraska Christian

The men’s basketball team defeated Nebraska Christian on Thursday, Nov. 29, ending the game with a final score of 107-63.   According to head coach Kim Anderson, the team got off to a “slow start but managed to turn the game around” and defeat Nebraska Christian College.   “I thought it was a game that we …

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Pitt State hosts NJCAA championship game

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) football title game was held on Thursday in Carnie Smith Stadium between the East Mississippi Lions and the Garden City Broncbusters.  Both teams came to Pittsburg undefeated in this clash of two of the best programs going in junior college football, with East Mississippi eventually taking the title …

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Arabic lentil soup

Ingredients:  1 medium size onion chopped  1 tbsp garlic paste  2 cups yellow/orange lentils  2 boxes vegetable broth  1 tsp turmeric, cumin, white pepper and salt  ¼ cup finely chopped, fresh parsley  1 lemon juiced   1 tbsp olive oil    Instructions:  In a deep medium pan, fry the garlic paste and …

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Munchy Mary takes on Fruitcake

Fruitcake – the ugly red-headed stepchild of the cake world. That’s probably because it’s not really fruit and it’s not really cake. It’s also the cockroach of the food world – it will be more likely to survive a nuclear apocalypse than you will. Seriously, fruitcakes will never die. If …

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