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Gorillas aim for rebound win against FHSU Tigers

Following a stinging 38-17 loss to Northwest Missouri the Gorillas return to Carnie Smith Stadium for a homecoming matchup with the Fort Hays State Tigers.     Saturday’s game will be the 78th all-time meeting between the Gorillas and Tigers with Pitt State holding the 44-22-9 advantage in the series.   Last year, the Tigers rallied from a 14-12 deficit scoring 31 unanswered points, defeating …

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World-renowned musician visits PSU music department

Robert Dean Smith, PSU alumnus in music who has performed around the world, was invited by the music department to critique students in a master class on their performance of standard operatice repertoire.   The class took a place on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. at McCray hall in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall.  Smith is a world-renowned musician and has performed in concerts with …

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GAB hosts Homecoming Kickoff

To start off the Homecoming festivities, Gorilla Activities Board (GAB) presented Pittsburg State students with many life-sized games, music, and food.   The Homecoming Kickoff took place on Monday, Oct. 14 and the activities will continue throughout the week as students progress towards homecoming. GAB started the week off with many activities and games in the oval for …

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Rumble in the Jungle welcomes prospective students

Highschool seniors interested in attending PSU after graduation were given the opportunity to attend Rumble in the Jungle. Rumble in the Jungle is an event PSU hosts for seniors and transfer students to attend and tour the campus. It was held on Saturday Oct. 5.    “It’s pretty (and) it’s friendly,” said Julie Reif, parent at the …

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PSU music alumnus William Vance gives 75th birthday recital

PSU music alumnus William “Bill” Vance has been performing for 71 years and he celebrated his long life the only way he knows how: with music.  First United Methodist Church hosted Vance’s 75th Birthday Recital on Oct. 6, 2019 at 3 p.m. Vance performed a variety of repertoire, accompanied at …

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Quick and easy one-pot chili pasta

Ingredients:  1 Tbsp olive oil   1 medium onion   2 cloves garlic   1/2 lb ground beef   2 Tbsp flour   2 Tbsp chili powder   15 oz can tomato sauce   15 oz can diced tomatoes   15 oz can black beans   15 oz can kidney beans   1 cup frozen corn kernels   2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni   2 cups beef broth   1 cup shredded cheese  Directions:  To begin, dice the onion and mince the garlic. Put it a large pot with the one Tbsp of …

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Club Baseball opens season, splits games against Arkansas

The Club Baseball team officially opened their 2019 season with two games against Arkansas on Friday, Oct. 4, after the first two games were cancelled due to weather.   The team lost the first game (9-4) but managed to battle back and win game two (5-1).   According to club baseball president Drew Roy, the team is focused …

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Air Force Falconaires host jazz concert

Military concert bands and jazz ensembles come through the Bicknell Center routinely and the Air Force Academy Falconaires were the next in line.  The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts hosted the Air Force Academy Falconaires, the Air Force’s top jazz ensemble, on Oct. 9. The ensemble performed jazz standards such as “Mood …

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Family and Consumer Sciences hosts annual ‘FACS Day’

The family and consumer sciences department teaches about involvement in the community and the advancement of individuals and their well-being. On the PSU website it states that” the department is the application of the sciences to the betterment of individuals, families and society”.    To showcase what they have to offer, the department hosted their annual Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Careers Day. The event …

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Cross Country teams place fourth in Kansas Rim Rock Classic

Both the men and women’s cross-country teams finished fourth overall at the Kansas Rim Rock Classic on Saturday, Oct. 5.   On the women’s team, senior Piper Misse placed second, freshman Kari Blattner placed 22nd and sophomore Hannah Honeyman placed 24th.   On the men’s team, junior Bryce Grahn placed 12th, sophomore Ben Kahnk …

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