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ISA Celebrated Diwali to Pitt State

Diwali is a religious festival that symbolizes the victory of light of darkness. It’s considered the biggest religious festival in India. People celebrate Diwali by cleaning their houses before Diwali and shopping for new clothes and decorating their homes.  On Saturday the 26th, the Indian student association hosted the Diwali …

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HHPR hosts 99th Annual Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention

From Wednesday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 25, PSU’s Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR) Department held the 99th Annual Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD) Convention in the Student Recreation Center.   The three-day convention consisted of fields such as physical education, exercise science, dance, and recreation, where the professionals and students come together do discuss the best practices, advancements, and the traditional …

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Pittsburg State hosts ‘Majors Fair’

Choosing a major is an important part of being a college student. It is essentially choosing the field or career students hope to enter after graduation, but this is no easy choice for some.   The Exploratory Studies Program and Career Services presented the Majors Fair on Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Crimson and …

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Athlete of the Week: Athena Alvarado

This week’s athlete of the week is women’s basketball player and senior Athena Alvarado.   Alvarado maintains a 3.25 GPA as a English major. Alvarado has been on the women’s basketball team since she entered Pitt State as a freshman but has been playing basketball since she was in seventh grade.   Over the course of her basketball career, Alvarado …

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Former faculty Jessie Wright Martin gives voice recital

The Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall hosts many acts and performances throughout the year, and the stage became a homecoming for Jessie Wright Martin.  Mezzo-soprano Jessie Wright Martin gave a solo voice recital on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. …

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Computer information systems and graphic communication students compete in Code-a-thon

Competitions can be nerve-wracking as they keep the audience on their toes, waiting for the competitors to make their next move and even more nerve-wracking for competitors.   Over the weekend, computer information systems (CIS) and graphic communication majors competed against other schools in “Code-a-Thon,” an event hosted by the Kansas City Federal Reserve. During this competition, students …

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Kimberly Ruhl campaigns for Gorilla Pantry

Kimberly Ruhl, senior in social work, is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, and the Social Work Plus Club. Ruhl has been working on a senior project for the social work program recently called “Gorilla Pantry.” Students have access to Gorilla Pantry during the week and are allowed to have as they want. However, …

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Students perform old-fashioned radio show

The audio production class in the communication program is putting on an old-fashioned radio show called, “Tall Tales of the Dangerously Daffy and Definitely Delusional.”   The students will be performing two stories they have adapted from Aaron Shepard. They are using Foley sound effects, which are live sound effects created by everyday objects. The …

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