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Bicknell Family Center hosts ‘Diversity of Happiness’ gallery

Pittsburg State University Students Audry Elmore and Louise Duchange have worked to create a series of photographs and quotes to portray the ‘Diversity of Happiness’.  Viewing of the series took place April 15 through April 19 at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in the gallery.   “I wanted to portray women of any race, class, and sexual orientation …

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Axe Library hosts fifth annual Spring Book Sale

The Leonard H. Axe Library held its fifth annual Spring Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 18. The sale took place inside the library, with three tables on the ground level filled with books and more tables on the first floor.   Jorge A. Leon, learning and outreach librarian, was in charge of organizing the …

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Earth Day celebrated in the Oval

Pitt State’s Students for Sustainability organized an Earth Day celebration that took place in the Oval Monday. The celebration was an Earth Day Expo, featuring student organizations and groups from the Pittsburg community.  The Earth Day Expo included various groups with informational handouts and posters to other activities like bicycles …

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Pitt State Theatre to perform “The House of Blue Leaves”

In today’s age of social media and love of celebrity, PSU Theatre brings a show that reflects on a life obsessed with fame.  Written by playwright John Guare, “The House of Blue Leaves” is a dark comedy that focuses on Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper dreaming of becoming a Hollywood songwriter, his …

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PSU’s Big Event continues annual community service

Roughly 500 students gathered to perform outdoor chores for nearly 100 homes across Pittsburg and Frontenac for Pitt State’s 16th annual Big Event.  The event began at 9:30 a.m. in the Weede Physical Education Building Saturday, April 14, where University President Steve Scott addressed and thanked the students before they were given their …

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PSU prepares transfer students for future semesters

Pitt State welcomed future students with an orientation geared towards helping them prepare for their upcoming semesters as transfer students.   The Transfer Pitt State CARES was held from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16. The program began in the morning in the ballrooms of the …

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SVP revisits the Sexual Assault Response Panel

Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) discusses sexual assault and prevention every year all year round, and in April they participate in sexual assault awareness month.   SVP hosted their Sexual Assault Awareness Panel Revisited Wednesday April 17 from 6-8 in the Governors room of the student center.   “This was revisited so we already had a sexual response …

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Track and Field hosts 11th annual Gorilla Classic

The track and field teams hosted the 11th Annual David Suenram Gorilla Classic Saturday, April 13.   Head coach Russ Jewett believes the teams did well.   “I think overall (we did) fairly well,” Jewett said. “…It was kind of windy but cold… The whole team is not hitting on all cylinders yet neither women nor men (but) we still have …

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Gupta, notable polymer chemist: committed to work, recognized for research

Polymer chemistry professor Ram Gupta represents Pittsburg State in many outlets through his research, which has received notable recognition. Alongside teaching and leading Pitt State students toward environment friendly polymer chemistry usages, Gupta also produces consistent nationally known research.  “Of course (I am) very happy,” Gupta said. “So we publish also lots …

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Drag Show dazzles at the U-Club

The U-Club stage was home to dances, vocal performances, glitter, and several high kicks into splits this Wednesday night as nearly 50 Pitt State students got the opportunity to watch their local drag queens entertain alongside PSU student performers.  The Drag Show took place on Wednesday, April 17th at 7 p.m. in …

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