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Hispanics of Today kick off Hispanic Heritage Month 

Curtis Meyer, reporter  Thursday, Sept. 15, Hispanics of Today (HOT) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with La Celebración.   They set up several different tables serving a variety of Central and South American food.   “Tonight is what we call ‘La Celebración,’ which is ‘the celebration,’ it’s just the kickoff for Hispanic Heritage …

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Black Oak Ensemble presents “From Bach to Tango” 

Curtis Meyer reporter  The Solo and Chamber Series kicked off with the first concert of this season, featuring the Black Oak ensemble.   “It’s probably one of my favorite Solo and Chambers Series that I’ve come (to),” said Kassidy Toomay, senior in music education.  Black Oak Ensemble is a trio, comprised …

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John Calvin Abney performs at Evergy Courtyard 

Alyssa Tyler copy editor  On Sept. 9 at the Evergy Courtyard, singer-songwriter John Calvin Abney performed a free concert for all attendees and gave local businesses a chance to showcase their products. Olive Street Presents formally brought in Abney to perform.   “I am looking forward to the fact that there’s …

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Go Forth & Conquer 5k raises money for ALS  

Alyssa Tyler copy editor  A 5k and 1-mile fun run was hosted in Gorilla Village on Sept. 10 by the Honors College. All proceeds from the race went to the ALS Association Midamerica Chapter in support of Pittsburg State University professor, Craig Fuchs.  “Some of my students from the Honors …

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American Sign Language Club promotes interculturalism 

Annabella Beachner Photojournalist  The American Sign Language Club is a university organization dedicated to creating a healthy learning experience for students on campus to promote the study and understanding of American Sign Language as well as deaf culture.   Meetings take place on Wednesdays at 6 p.m in Grubbs Hall 107. …

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Pitt State Theatre prepares for upcoming season 

Ryan Bennet, junior in communication, dances with Mary Jo Peterson for Once Upon a Mattress auditions on Wednesday Aug. 31. Auditionees showed off their dances with a partner during the audition. Caleb Oswell Curtis Meyer, reporter  Whether one likes fairytale classics, historical biographies, or cautionary tales, one can find it …

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RHA hosts 2nd annual ‘Grocery Bingo’

Chantl Robinson, freshman in mathematics, laughs while playing Grocery on Aug. 24 in the Overman Student Center Ballroom. The event allowed students to get different grocery items from winning, including a coffee machine and a basket of different cold and flu medicines. Alyssa Tyler Grocery Bingo was hosted by the …

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Office of Career Services offers events, services for students 

Pittsburg State’s Office of Career Services assists in a multitude of services.   From resume building to mock-interviews, Career Services provides help to students virtually and in-person.   “…We host many career fairs and events throughout the year and we also coordinate the student employment program..,” said Kim Hull, Assistant Director for Career Development & …

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Chemistry Club gives students a chance to practice science

According to the Chemistry Club’s page on Gorilla Engage, Chemistry Club, “…exists in order to provide a place where chemistry students can come together with like-minded students. Chemistry Club allows students an opportunity for networking and advisement from upperclassmen in chemistry.”   Kinsey Morey, a senior studying chemistry, is President of …

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