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Volleyball splits weekend games

The Pitt State volleyball team played two games over the weekend. The first game was against Washburn on Friday, Nov. 8 and the Gorillas lost that game (0-3). They managed to make a comeback on Friday, Nov. 9 against Emporia and won that game (3-1).   Head coach Jen Gomez admits that the team didn’t play very …

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Women’s Rugby defeats K-State

The women’s rugby team defeated K-State in a game on Saturday, Nov. 9 (29-5).   Women’s rugby president and sophomore in biology Mauresa Caire was really proud of the team.   “So, we ended up winning 29-5 and I think we did really well actually,” Caire said. “Compared to last year.., the first time we played them they beat …

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Alpha Phi Alpha hosts Alpha Week

Events are held on campus weekly and this week was no different.   From Monday, Nov. 11 to Thursday, Nov. 14 the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity hosted their ‘Alpha Week’ around campus. Alpha Week is full of events where they interact with other students on campus and create awareness for their fraternity. Some of their events include Let’s Talk Safe, Trap …

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BANGO teaches students about sexual health

Gorilla Peer Health combined learning about sexual health education and bingo to create BANGO. BANGO was held Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. in the U-Club.   “We came up with this idea on the basis that we know that not everybody is going to be sexually active,…but if they do choose to do …

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Military Appreciation event held in Gorilla Village

On Saturday, Nov. 2, the PSU Alumni and Constituent Relations held the Military Appreciation Day event at Gorilla Village in conjunction with the football game against Missouri Western.   During the tailgating, family and friends have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities. Some of those included giving away PSU hats for veterans, face painting from the ROTC, and making …

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Student collects donations for youth aging out of foster care

Senior social work student Allyson Bence is collecting hygiene products for youth aging out of the foster care system for her senior project. Bence has a goal of filling 50 bags of products such as shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, toothbrush, and deodorant.   “It really means a lot to me because I was …

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Alpha Psi Omega hosts Lip Sync Battle

While not everyone has the gift of a good singing voice, everyone can have the opportunity to express themselves through lip-syncing.   On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Alpha Psi Omega hosted their biannual ‘Lip Sync Battle.’ The event took place at 7 p.m. in the U-Club in the Overman Student Center.   During this event, students performed some of their favorite songs in …

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Jewett Named MIAA Women’s Cross-Country Coach of the Year

Head women’s cross-country coach Russ Jewett was named the 2019 MIAA Coach of the Year on Friday, Nov. 1. The women’s cross-country team won the MIAA Championship on Saturday, Oct. 26 in Joplin, Missouri.  Jewett is also the men’s cross-country coach and the head track and field coach.  Since Pitt State joined the MIAA in …

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Rotten Bananas Throwback: ‘Carrie’

“Carrie” is a story that perfectly encapsulates Stephen King’s storytelling style: it’s cautionary, it’s gruesome, and it’s supremely suspenseful.  The film, directed by Brian De Palma, is based on the Stephen King book of the same name and stars Sissy Spacek as the titular Carrie White, a high school student who gets …

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