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GAB hosts annual Casino Night 

Students gambled and gamed through the night Friday, Sept. 9 at the Gorilla Activities Board’s (GAB) annual Casino Night.  The Casino Night took place in the Overman Student Center Ballroom from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Real money was not used during the night, but students still received the casino …

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Comedian ‘slays’ Memorial Auditorium

Dusty Slay, comedian from Nashville, Tennessee, traveled to Pittsburg for the Basement Comedy Series at Memorial Auditorium. Slay, who has appeared on several network shows, performed in Pittsburg Thursday, Sept. 6, from 8 to 9:30 p.m.  “We did a six-week run during the spring kind of as a test run …

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How to successfully create a new style

When it comes to fashion, one of the main things is taking chances. This means wearing that outfit you love but feel others may look at you strangely for. Or pairing together two (or three!) patterns you’ve never worn together before. Fashion is constantly growing and changing with it, which …

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Wildlife in the Jungle

Owls, snakes, geckos, ferrets, turtles, and over 50 live, Kansas native, animal species reside at PSU alongside students, staff, and faculty year round. Pitt State’s natural history and environmental education program Nature Reach held a World Wildlife Day celebration Tuesday, Aug. 4, in the 328 Heckert-Wells wildlife conservatory.  At the …

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Volleyball setting up for a strong season

Pitt State volleyball opened the 2018 campaign with an outstanding seven and two record. Last year’s team went 7-24 for the season, so starting off a blazing hot 7-0 despite dropping the previous two matches has generated buzz around the team.  Third year Head Coach Jen Gomez is pleased with …

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PSU opens center for student veterans

PSU celebrated the grand opening of the Student Veterans Resource Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Aug. 30. The ceremony, hosted in Whitesitt Hall, featured PSU President Steve Scott and Michelle Hensley, PSU’s Veterans Certifying Official, amongst other attendants. A crowd formed around the new space and the Resource …

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Fighting fires in Philmont

When Winchester York, senior in environmental and safety management, started an internship at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico over the summer, he did not know that he would end up fighting live wildfires.   Two weeks into the internship, while York was going through extensive training that included search-and-rescue exercises …

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Mysterious Pittsburg castle releases ghosts

The Paranormal Science Lab in Carthage hosted two tours for the Graham’s Mystery Castle in Pittsburg Saturday, Sept. 1, at 7 and 10 p.m. Approximately 600 people from Pittsburg and the surrounding areas attended the castle tour and heard real life stories from owners Eric and Carry DeGruson. The castle …

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Hanson hired as student accommodations coordinator

Pitt State alumna Kerri Hanson is returning to the Jungle, this time as the university’s new Center for Accommodations coordinator.   Hanson graduated in 1998 with a degree in psychology and minor in developmental disabilities. She returned in 2014 to receive her master’s in family counseling, graduating in May 2018. Now, …

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