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What to buy at the store for your Coronavirus lockdown

Kansas governor Laura Kelley recently put into place an executive statewide stay at home order, which limits people’s outings to going out for necessary trips to get food, medicine or other household necessities; receive medical care; to take care of household members in other locations; and to exercise.  This is …

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Kansas recognizes PSU’s Nature Reach Director for her contributions to the environment

Contributing to the environment is one of the greatest concerns of our times. Recently, the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education has chosen Pittsburg State University Nature Reach Director Delia Lister as the recipient of their 2020 Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education Award. This is an award which recognizes individuals who have …

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Conquering boredom: 10 things to do from the comfort of your home

I cannot be the only one that is bored to tears while sitting in my apartment and doing absolutely nothing. My days consist of doing whatever schoolwork I have to do that day and then spending hours scrolling through Tik Tok or Pinterest. I’ve been doing some thinking recently and I have come up with a list of things that could be fun to do or at …

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Students cancel spring break plans amid pandemic concerns

Nations across the globe are cancelling conferences, seasons and events and enacting new protocol and procedures amid the coronavirus pandemic.   At Pittsburg State, students have moved out of the dorms and classes have been moved online for the remainder of the spring semester.   Students began the transition to online course delivery this week as well as adjusting to all …

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Pittsburg man creates innovative masks to fight COVID-19

In the midst of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), many health care providers and hospitals have faced a shortage of essential items such as gloves and face masks.   Alan Kirby, a local Pittsburg resident, has stepped up in this time hour of crisis to create masks using 3D printing. In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic which has affected …

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Pittsburg State adjusts operations amid coronavirus concerns

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused international panic and hysteria since its appearance in December in China.    What started out with one reported case in Johnson County has turned into 34 confirmed cases in multiple counties within Kansas, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). As of Thursday, March 19, the most cases in Kansas are in …

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Spring career day showcases business opportunities for students

Companies near and far attended Spring Career Day, which was designed to help students of all positions in their college career to get a better look at the jobs that are available to them after they graduate.   Spring Career Day was held on Thursday, March 12 in the Plaster Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and was …

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PSU solo and chamber music series presents “Invoke”

A dynamic ensemble of music was presented by “Invoke,” a multi-string quartet that conjured up melodies in McCray Hall.   On Friday, March 13 Pittsburg State University hosted “Invoke,” winner of the Concert Artists Guild International competition.  “They are a classical string quartet that describes itself as being not classical but non-classical,” said Edith Sigler, junior in music performance.  “They play classical music, but they also do …

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Letter from the Editor

Hello Collegio readers.   In light of the recent events regarding the coronavirus, we have decided to make a few changes in our publication.   As I’m sure many of you know, Pittsburg State University has decided to cancel in-class instruction and all university-related events for the rest of the spring semester. As a result of this, we have …

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Campus grapples with pandemic

Since its outbreak, the coronavirus has caused widespread fear and panic among the nation. Conferences are being cancelled, events are being postponed, and universities are canceling classes or suspending in-class instruction.   The virus first appeared in Wuhan, China in December, and since then the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread internationally, and thousands of people …

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