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PSU Opera and SEK Symphony present Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”

Audiences welcomed the the Pitt State Opera Theater and the Southeast Kansas Symphony to Bicknell Family Center for the Arts for their performance of the historic opera “Cosi fan tutte,” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Friday, Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m.       The Pittsburg State University Music Department sponsored the presentation—a comedic …

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Career Services hosts Annual “Teacher Interview Day”

The Interviewing process is one of the important steps that people go through to obtain a job. On Wednesday, Feb. 18, Career Services hosted their annual “Teacher Interview Day.” This event was held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the John Lance Arena in Garfield Weede Building.    During this time, students …

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World News

Europe  Eight dead in mass shooting in Germany  Eight people are dead after two shootings following two shootings at shisha bars in the western German city of Hanau. At least five other people were injured after a gunman opened fire at about 10 p.m. Police are still searching for the suspects …

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Pitt State Receives Donations to build new Simulation Hospital

Pitt State received about $6 million in donations in order to build a new simulation nursing hospital. Currently, there is no set date for the start of the construction of the hospital.   “I’m really excited,” said Annie Vaters, junior in nursing. “I don’t know if I’ll be here by the time that it’s completed, since I’m …

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Career Services holds largest Student Etiquette Dinner

Career Services held their Student Etiquette Dinner on Feb 11. At 6 p.m. Career Services holds the dinner at least once every semester, but this was the biggest turn out they’ve had. The Student Etiquette Dinner helps to educate and prepare students on how to practice business etiquette in a professional setting, such …

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World News

Europe  Italy’s far-right leader to face trial  Italy’s former interior minister, Matteo Salvini, is accused of illegally keeping migrants at sea on a boat off Sicily for days in August 2019. Italy’s senate has voted to allow prosecutors to put Salvini on trial and for the trial to go ahead.  Credit: BBC  South …

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Pittsburg City Commission Discusses Partnerships with PSU

Pittsburg city officials met Tuesday, February 11, 2020, for the bi-monthly City Commissioners meeting, held at the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center, 201 N. Pine St., Pittsburg. On the agenda were many items aimed toward the economic development of the city. Pittsburg has multiple projects in the works to attract more …

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BSA Presents Fifth Annual “Gospel Explosion”

Gospel music is popular within churches, as it is a genre of Christian Music, but it is also an art to celebrate, especially during Black History Month.   On Tuesday, Feb. 11, BSA presented their annual “Gospel Explosion”. This event took place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Sharon …

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Pittsburg Police Department Hosts 15th Annual “Polar Plunge”

The temperature was 35 degrees, but this did not stop the community from jumping in freezing cold water. On Saturday, Feb. 8 the Pittsburg Police Department hosted its annual “Polar Plunge”. The event took place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crimson Villas Apartments located off of Rouse St. During this event, different groups around …

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