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Student organizes project in opposition of the ‘pink tax’ 

Pittsburg State University student Kristen Martin believes everyone should be aware of the so-called ‘pink tax.’   The pink tax is an up-charge on products for women.   According to Martin, products that see this upcharge are items such as girl’s toys, shower products, and razors.   Martin, a freshman in interior design, has started a …

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PRISM hosts Pride Prom

In high school, many students find it hard to fit in. Navigating school, dating, and figuring out who you are can be tough; especially for LGBTQ+ students during their teen years. PRISM, or the Gay Student Association, is a student organization dedicated to providing queer students with a safe and open …

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Student organizations host interactive “Tunnel of Oppression”

On Tuesday, Apr. 20 through Wednesday, Apr. 21, several student organizations across campus came together to present an interactive exhibit entitled “Tunnel of Oppression” in Ballroom A of the Overman Student Center. The exhibit consisted of several smaller displays sharing information on the different forms of oppression in the world.   Julia Turner, …

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SVP hosts presentation on dating and relationships

Each Monday, Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) has hosted a series talking about how to build healthy relationships. This week’s topic was covering healthy romantic and dating relationships.   “There is a lot more information out about dating relationships, but it’s still something that is so personal that it is really hard for people to …

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ISA hosts International Student Showcase

Each spring, the International Student Association (ISA) hosts an annual cultural fair with food, games, and performances by the international students. This year, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the cultural showcase was quite different from years past in an effort to follow social-distancing and safety guidelines.   “At the beginning of this semester when ISA discussed what to do about the Food …

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SVP hosts presentation on healthy friendships

For the past three weeks, Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) has held emotional support meetings discussing how to identify and create healthy, lasting relationships. On Mon. March 29, the topic up for discussion was how to build positive and impactful friendships.  Megan Woodfield, graduate student in psychology and director of the six-week …

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