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Title IX proposed changes harmful for college students

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently proposed Title IX changes regarding sexual assault and harassment cases. These changes focus on due process rights and how reports of sexual misconduct are handled.  Title IX “protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance…,” as defined …

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Hello

A great hello to all Pittsburg State students, staff, and faculty as well as all community and alumni members! My name is Brianna Morie Price, currently a junior in standing, and I am seeking a degree in communication with an emphasis in multimedia journalism. I also am seeking minors in both creative …

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Goodbye

Five years ago, Pitt State was a new adventure, an unexplored wilderness of opportunities and experiences – now, as I prepare to student teach and graduate, it feels like leaving behind a beloved friend. And it is especially bittersweet saying goodbye to the Collegio.   I joined the Collegio staff as a …

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Community supports Nature Reach

Westar Energy granted the PSU Nature Reach $10,000 to help and support the program and provide good homes and care for the animals on the reserve.   “We got a $10,000 grant from Westar Energy that’s going to help us make a bigger impact in our environmental education and one of the …

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Gorillas get ready to wrap up finals

As the fall semester comes to a close, finals week can be a stressful time for students.   Large amounts of school work and stress can be a challenge for students to overcome. Ashley Wadell, counselor the Student Success, said that some of the common mistakes that students make is that they wait until the last minute to …

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PSU post office issuing passports

The Office of Postal Services on campus has received approval from the Department of State to begin issuing passports for students on campus.   Kevin Elrod, postal services supervisor, has assisted in issuing passports for around 16 students since receiving the approval.   “We have processed 16 applications since we started and we have several appointments already on …

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Pancakes for a cause

For the 70th year in a row, Kiwanis held their annual pancake feed and holiday market Saturday, Dec 1 at Memorial Auditorium. Attendees gathered in the basement to eat warm pancakes and sausage. That many people takes a large team working together to make it happen. This is a combination of …

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SGA Coverage, Nov. 28

This week’s Student Government Association meeting covered upcoming changes and updates regarding the Axe Library as well as passing two resolutions. The SGA welcomed a guest speaker, Jorge Leon who works for library services. Leon announced that although the basement construction of the library has taken longer than expected, it …

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PSU theatre presents ‘Caught in the One-Act’

Pittsburg State University’s Stage Direction class will put on a series of 30-minute student directed plays called “Theatre Unplugged: Caught in the One-Act” on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of Grubbs Hall.  The plays being performed on Friday are “Mikey Wears Braces” …

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Hefley represents father on ‘American Pickers’

History Channel reality television series “American Pickers” traveled to Southeast Kansas for an episode featuring one of Pitt State’s own. Robert Hefley, professor of physical education, appeared on an “American Pickers” episode, aired Nov. 19, 2018, in representation of his father, Don Hefley, who passed away in early October.  Hefley …

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