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Gorilla Activities Board hosts ‘BANGO’

Trace Eike, junior in criminal justice, laughs with friends on Feb. 22 at the Bango event hosted by GAB. Alyssa Tyler After a hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gorilla Activities Boards (GAB) brought back an event combining sex education with a fun party game in an effort to …

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BSA hosts “Black Love Make and Take event”

Tiara Hill-Wallace, senior in psychology and president of the Black Student Association, starts a conversation about black love during the “Black Love Make and Take Event” on Feb. 22. Alyssa Tyler The Black Student Association (BSA) hosted, the ‘Black Love Make and Take Event’ on Feb. 22. Students were invited …

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Williams talks training and family after MIAA championship win

Christine Williams, senior in biology, prepares for the 60 m dash on Jan. 20 at the “Rumble in the Jungle’ invitational. Alyssa Tyler College sports provide a unique opportunity for students to display their athletic prowess on a national stage. For Pittsburg State short sprinter Christine Williams, this will include …

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GAB hosts Cosmic Mini Golf

Sophi Emling, junior in nursing, takes on the second mini golf course in GAB’s Cosmic Mini Golf event held on Mar. 1 in the Overman Student Center Ballroom. Neon lights were put up throughout the room and the hallway, and snacks and drinks were provided for attending students. Caleb Oswell …

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MLK Jr. ball held in the OSC

Students dance to music at the MLK Jr. Ball in the Overman Student Center Ballroom on Feb. 25. The event was hosted by BSA and allowed for members of the community, faculty, and students to connect with the organization. Dominic Santiago The Martin Luther King Jr. ball, hosted by the …

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Strader runs first sub-four-minute-mile in school history

Mason Strader, junior in manufacturing management and distance runner, inside of the Plaster Center on Monday, Feb. 28. Strader completed a sub-four-minute mile, the first in school history, at the MIAA Conference Championship. Dominic Santiago Mason Strader, junior distance runner, has completed the first one-mile run in under four minutes. …

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Baseball Goes 2-1 in opening MIAA play

Pitt State Baseball kicked off MIAA play in a series with Missouri Southern State University Friday Feb. 27th- Monday Feb. 28th. They won the series, going 2-1 in total. They won 10-4 in the first game, 21-8 in the second, and lost 2-14 in the third. In the first game …

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Russia-Ukraine: far more complicated than it appears

The candle taking up the proverbial oxygen in the room right now is obviously the Russian invasion of Ukraine. We have all been inundated with stories of incredible resolve by the Ukrainian people but also horrible atrocities committed in the name of the Russian oligarch, Vladimir Putin. Many lay Americans …

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Club Golf offers fun and affordability

While the Club Golf program at Pittsburg State University went through some rough times at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, recent years have seen the program grow into an example of affordable fun for Pitt State students. Club Golf is an organization at Pittsburg State University that offers students …

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PSU men’s basketball falls in final regular season games

The Pittsburg State University men’s basketball team finished their regular-season schedule with games against Emporia State University and Newman University. The Gorillas were unable to secure the wins needed to clinch a post-season berth in the MIAA Tournament. Pitt State finished their final home game with a win against conference …

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