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ISA hosts Street Food Festival

The Indian Student Association (ISA) shared some popular Indian street food dishes with campus.   ISA held a street food festival Tuesday, Sept. 24 to fundraise some of their big events coming up. Yashvi Limbasiya, sophomore in biology is ISA’s secretary and said the event gave campus a chance to taste some of India’s authentic street cuisine.   …

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Cross Country teams both place fifth at MSSU Stampede

The men and women’s cross-country teams both placed fifth in the Missouri Southern State University Stampede on Saturday, Sept. 21 in Joplin.   Head coach Russ Jewett believes the teams raced well.   “Well, we had some goals and objectives for each team, and we reached almost all of those, so from that standpoint we were pretty pleased,” Jewett said. “You like …

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Nature conservancy celebrates 30th anniversary

The Bicknell Center held the Nature Conservancy’s 30th Anniversary Celebration.    Thirty years ago, a group of volunteers joined together from throughout Kansas to create a statewide chapter of the Nature Conservancy. Campus affiliates and locals gathered around to hear the history of the organization and its plans for Kansas. Topics included soil health, irrigation efficiency, and urban rivers.  Nature Conservancy director, Rob Manes, …

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Axe Library hosts Banned Books Week events

Censorship had been a topic of debate for many years and will likely continue to be debated in the future.   The American Library Association puts on the annual Banned Books Week to highlight attempts to censor books in schools and libraries. Axe Library hosted several events as part of Banned Books Week …

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Men’s Rugby defeated by Wichita Barbarians

The Pittsburg State University men’s rugby team played a game against the Wichita Barbarians on Saturday, Sept. 21. The Gorillas lost the game (67-10).   According to Ty Goss, junior in communication and on-field team captain for men’s rugby, the team did not do “all too bad” during the game, despite losing. Goss thought that there were things that …

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Broadcast students recognized at national level

Two Pittsburg State University students were named national finalists in the 2019 Collegiate Broadcasters Incorporated (CBI) National Student Production Awards.   Senior Hannah Short was selected as a national finalist in the category of “Best Audio DJ,” which is the second year in a row that Pitt State has finished as a national finalist in …

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Getting ready for game day

Everyone wants to look their game day best when supporting their team for football game days, but sometimes it’s hard to decide between all of your clothes to know what to wear. Fret no more, for soon you will be game day ready—fashion-wise.   First things first, you always want to make sure …

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Step Afrika Comes to PSU

Stepping first started in the early 1900s as an African-American tradition. Step Afrika came to perform at Pittsburg State University to share this tradition with both fraternities and sororities on campus.  PSU senior in construction engineering technology Nathaniel Simmons is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, as well as an avid stepper.  “I love stepping, …

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Alumna receives Alpha Sigma Alpha’s Generous Spirit award

Grace Geiger, alumna of Pittsburg State University and of Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority has been chosen to receive their “Generous Spirit” award.   The award was created to acknowledge an undergraduate member who possess certain qualities in accordance with Alpha Sigma Alpha’s “core value of generosity.” Lexi Carter, communications coordinator at Alpha Sigma Alpha described Geiger as a generous …

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