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Men’s Rugby wins 1/3 weekend games

The Pitt State Men’s Rugby Club travelled to Missouri to compete in the Gateway Conference 7’s tournament Saturday, April 13.   Club president Grant Schultz believes the team did not do as well as they had hoped to. Many of the club members were unable to attend for various reasons, which contributed to the team’s loss according to Schultz.   “Well we played three matches,” Schultz …

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Drag Show dazzles at the U-Club

The U-Club stage was home to dances, vocal performances, glitter, and several high kicks into splits this Wednesday night as nearly 50 Pitt State students got the opportunity to watch their local drag queens entertain alongside PSU student performers.  The Drag Show took place on Wednesday, April 17th at 7 p.m. in …

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Students show solidarity with silence

The Day of Silence is a national movement for students to bring attention to the silencing of LGBTQ+ students by bullying or harassment. The event is organized by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) an organization based in the US that helps students in schools combat bullying, harassment, and more.   “Pledging to be silent meant …

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Gorilla Bookstore hosts ‘Meet the Author’

Pittsburg State students and community members had the opportunity to meet author, David P. Oakley, at his book signing.   The ‘Meet the Author’ presentation was from 3 to 5 p.m., April 16, in the PSU Bookstore located in the Overman Student Center. Oakley, a PSU alumnus, promoted his debut book “Subordinating Intelligence” which examines …

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Pitt State hosts annual construction expo

Nearly 100 exhibitors and vendors from across the country gathered at Pittsburg State’s Kansas Technology Center (KTC) for the School of Construction Expo.  With an estimated 800 guests from all over the Four State region, the Construction Expo attracts high school, community college, and university students, as well as contractors and instructors, to …

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Pi Kappa Alpha undergoes Project: Homeless

Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity spent 48 consecutive hours living in cardboard boxes to raise awareness and fundraise to fight local homelessness.   The event was held April 15th through 17th in the Oval of. The event is known as “Project: Homeless.” Members hosted activities throughout the day to get passerby’s attention.  “We continue to do Project: Homeless because …

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Club Baseball defeats Arkansas Razorbacks

The Pitt State Club Baseball team defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks (6-1) in a match Saturday, April 13.   Club president Drew Roy believes the team played well and was thankful to have won the match as it gives the team a chance to play in the post season and possibly the world series which …

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‘Pet Sematary’ raises the box office and ratings

“Pet Sematary” is a shocking remake of the Stephen King classic, and it will send a shiver down the spine of any unsuspecting viewer.  The film, directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, follows Louis Creed, played by Jason Clarke, and his family after they move to rural Ludlow, Maine from the busier Boston. Creed …

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PSU joins national dyslexia initiative

Pittsburg State University’s Center for READing will join with the Dyslexia Awareness Foundation to bring a new initiative to the area, hoping to raise awareness and fight dyslexia.   The Center for READing was created in January of 1996. The Center for READing has provided service to thousands of students who are at risk …

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SVP art exhibit debunks sexual assault myths

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and Pitt State’s Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) have been programming events throughout the month to bring awareness and provide resources about sexual assault.   An art exhibit called “What Were You Wearing?” has been on display from April 9 to 11 in the U-Club located in the …

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