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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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Mega Movie Monday goes swimmingly

Students filled the Student Center mini theatre for Mega Movie Monday Aug. 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. Gorilla Activities Board (GAB) featured “Ocean’s 8” as the night’s mega movie.  The movie featured Sandra Bullock as Debbie, a prisoner framed and to spend several years in jail. Other actresses and …

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Students shop ‘til they drop at Grocery Carnival

Games and free food prizes filled the Jack Overman Student Center Thursday, Aug. 23, at the annual grocery carnival hosted by Resident Hall Assembly (RHA). RHA hosts this carnival every year during the first week of classes to get students involved and provide various free foods for those in the …

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Student Diversity Office hosts back to school social

Music and laughter spilled from Ballroom A of the Jack Overman Student Center Tuesday evening as students from different cultures enjoyed free food and games during the Office of Student Diversity’s Back to School Social.    About 100 students, comprised of members from Hispanics of Today (HOT), the Black Student Association …

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Caring for mental health in college

The second most common cause of death among college students is suicide, and six percent of undergrads will contemplate suicide at some point during their four years of schooling. Additionally, the two most common psychological afflictions college-aged students struggle with are anxiety and depression.   Steven B. Mayhew, director of university …

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