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‘Joker:’ a prerelease first glance

The release date of “Joker” is upon us but let’s take a look at what got us to this point: the point where a supervillain solo film can win the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival.  The film, directed by Todd Phillips, is to be released on Friday, Oct. 4 and is the origin …

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Gorillas dominate Riverhawks 58-3

From start to finish, in every phase of the game, the Gorillas dominated Northeastern State, cruising to a 58-3 Family Day win. The Gorilla defense held the Riverhawks to a mere 189 yards of total offense, allowing only nine first downs. Junior safety Alex Derryberry led the defensive attack with …

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24 point fourth quarter squashes Hornets

The Pittsburg State Gorillas scored 24 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to slam the door on an Emporia State comeback and give the Gorillas a 47-23 victory at Carnie Smith Stadium Saturday.  Both teams struggled on their opening drives with the Hornets missing on a 40-yard field goal attempt …

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Peach pie

Ingredients:  1 ¼ cup flour  ¼ teaspoon salt  1/3 cup shortening  4 tablesoon cold water  1 1/3 cup sugar  4 Tablespoon cornstarch  ½ Tablespoon cinnamon  5 cup peaches  1/3 cup stick butter  ¼ cup flour  ½ cup oatmeal  With summer coming to an end and fall slowly approaching, it is about time …

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Sigma Alpha Iota supports sister with pancake feed

The ladies of Sigma Alpha Iota are known for supporting local musicians, but they have come together in a time of need for one of their own.  Women’s music fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) hosted a pancake feed fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. The …

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Volleyball wins 2 of 5 games

The Pitt State volleyball team travelled to Lubbock, Texas over the weekend. The team lost the first two games against Lubbock Christian and Dixie State on Friday, Sept. 13 (1-3, 0-3). The Gorillas opened Saturday’s games with a win against Black Hills State (3-2) but dropped the second game against Texas-Permian Bay (2-3). The team managed to make …

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City of Pittsburg exploring possibility of public power utility

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Kansas has a higher average retail price than the surrounding states (Missouri, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Nebraska).   Among others, this was one of the reasons that the City of Pittsburg made the decision to start exploring the possibility of creating a public electric utility.   According …

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Bishop presents Emmet Memorial Lecture

As part of the 26th Victor J. Emmett Memorial Lecture, literary scholar Andrew Bishop presented his lecture titled “Insensibility or ‘Vicious Sympathy?’ What to Feel About Animal Pain According to The Island of Dr. Moreau.”   Students, staff, and faculty gathered in the Governor’s Room of the Overman Student Center Thursday, Sept. 12 to …

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