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Negotiations of faculty salary increase continue

Deliberations over faculty increases for the 2018-19 academic year started in June, but a final decision has yet to be made.   Last September, former Kansas governor Sam Brownback authorized a 2.5 percent raise for certain state employees, namely unclassified workers who did not receive a salary increase in 2017. This …

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Knights of Columbus presents memorial scholarship

A member of the Greeley Knights of Columbus visited Pittsburg for a check presentation about Brittney’s memorial scholarship for $1,000. Brittney was a PSU student, president of Gamma Epsilon Tau organization, and was also creator of the Crimson Creative Awards (CCAs) in 2016 as a senior in graphics & imaging …

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Student closet open for student success

Career Services Career Clothes Closet is open yet again for student-access. The closet is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., located in Career Services’ hallway on the second floor of Horace Mann.  Students can take one complete outfit per semester or simply take a single blouse, tie, …

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Violence creates culture of desensitization

Last year saw a total of 346 mass shootings in the U.S. alone, according to an ABC15 news article. And as of Aug. 26, this year has seen 234 mass shootings, and it’s not even September yet.   A ‘mass shooting’ is defined by the FBI as an incident at which …

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Students express African culture through dance

Dancing is a way to ease and relieve stress, but African dancing is about putting more effort and energy into the dance, as students who participated in African Dance and Rhythm Monday. Aug. 27, experienced. The African Dance and Rhythm took place at Eclectic Soul Studio in downtown Pittsburg, led …

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Trivia Night in the U-Club

PSU students gathered for trivia night in the U-Club Saturday, Aug. 25, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. At the trivia night students had the opportunity to enjoy free nachos and a drink while playing a fun game of trivia with a chance of winning T-shirts and cash.   Students participating in …

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Student-curated art exhibit opens at Bicknell Center

Artwork from the Special Collections of the Axe Library decorated the walls of the Bicknell Center art gallery in an exhibit called “the Vault: Unlocked” Thursday, Aug. 23.  “We really wanted to tell the story of the archives themselves,” said Shawna Witherspoon, junior in fine arts and organizer of the …

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Pitt Pals kickoff the school year

Pitt Pal’s hosted their first event of the fall 2018 semester “Pitt Pal Kickoff” Friday, Aug. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. Pitt Pals is a program that pairs domestic students with international students to communicate and share their …

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Phillips 66 Day

Phillips 66 visited the Kelce College of Business on Wednesday, August 29th at Kelce Room 121 to share information about the company and to give the business students an opportunity to talk with their employees to learn about the company the part-time and full-time jobs they offer to the students.  …

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Community and campus paints red for PSU

Paint the Town Red is one of the largest anticipated community events in Pittsburg, held annually for 12 years. Red color is everywhere the week of Paint the Town Red for the annual community celebration leading up to the first home Gorilla football game of the season.  Paint the Town …

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