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Therpeutic recreation students plan ‘Day of Play’

Children and adults with disabilities within the surrounding area had an opportunity to visit the Pittsburg State recreation center to participate in the first ever ‘TR-Iffic Day of Play’. The TR-Iffic Day of Play was organized by PSU therapeutic recreation students, mimicking their previous event TR-Iffic Field Day.  Eight therapeutic recreation students, along with assistant health, …

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Track and Field teams compete in Wash U Invite, ORU Invite

The Pitt State track and field teams participated in the Washington University Invite and the Oral Roberts University (ORU) Invite from Friday, March 29 to Saturday, March 30.   Head coach Russ Jewett believes the team performed well at the Wash U Invite.   “…They did really well I thought for the most part,” Jewett said. “Sara Kernodle had a lifetime best in the 5k. Katren Rienbolt I think was right at her lifetime …

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Keeping a beat face while you eat

When it comes to eating, things can get messy. Your lipstick can drag across your face and wipe your foundation off when you wipe your mouth. If you are eating spicy food, you end up wiping foundation off your nose when you blow it. Don’t even try to go for that …

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Students stand for those who can’t at Gorillathon

Students danced for those who can’t at the sixth annual ‘Gorillathon’ to raise money for families. Gorillathon was hosted at the recreational center from 12 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 30.  “…We plan events with the families, this all goes to Freeman who is our local children’s miracle network hospital and all the money goes to sick and injured children, …

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Fab for the grad

April is here and that means May is only a few weeks away. With that comes the end of the school year and, of course, graduation! While it is not high school anymore, senior pictures are still prominent for college graduation. Since you can’t wear all your favorite outfits, how do you decide …

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‘Us’ tethers a thrilling and creepy experience

“Us” is an allegorical tale that interweaves horror and thriller elements into a package that most everyone can enjoy (read: not for young kids).  The film, directed by Jordan Peele, is the filmmaker and comedian’s second film after the wildly successful and award-winning “Get Out” of 2017. It stars Lupita …

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Sustainability students visit Topeka for Wealth Day

Students in sustainability were able to attend WEALTH day at the Topeka capital on March 12. The students who attended had their own table to talk about Pitt State’s programs including the ‘breathe easy’ campaign, sustainable operations, the university sustainability committee, students for sustainability, student sustainability funding committee, and Nature Reach.  “I thought it was …

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Staying cool while staying professional

Knowing Kansas weather and the spring season, oftentimes it can become difficult to know how to dress for the week, especially when you also need or want to look professional—whether for work, school, etc. Mornings typically start out chilly, then in the afternoon the sun could be shining down hard, …

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Students experience childhood again with GAB

Many childhood games such as Twister and Hungry Hungry Hippos, took form as inflatables in Pittsburg State University’s Oval.   The Gorilla Activities Board (GAB) hosted ‘Be A Kid Again’ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday March 27. in The Oval.  “I’m just really excited for people to have fun and get on some …

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Holi Festival comes to PSU

Pitt State students and Pittsburg community members will have the opportunity to celebrate this ancient festival from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday April 6, near Gorilla Village in the Carnie Smith Stadium parking lot. Holi, sometimes known as the festival of colors, is one of India’s most popular Hindu …

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