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PSU Wind Ensemble hosts opening concert

Wind band music has been everything from orchestral transcriptions to brand new modern works, and the PSU Wind Ensemble demonstrated just that.  The PSU Wind Ensemble gave their “Epic Espressivo” concert on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall at the Bicknell Family …

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SGA Metting 9-25

The following bill was approved in SGA’s meeting for this week: Bill to Amend the Constitution.   There is currently no rule prohibiting the reinstatement as a member of the Student Government Association after impeachment or resignation. A more strict process is needed to help the election process. This rule is in place at …

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Memoir author visits campus

Author Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman came to Pitt State as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writer series to read her new memoir “Sounds Like Titanic.”     The Distinguished Visiting Writer series invites different authors to the university to read their writing.  On Sep. 26, Hindman’s book reading was held in the Overman Student Center.  “One thing …

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Students build speech skills at new speech communication center

Students now have the opportunity to grow their public speaking and speech writing skills with the new communication center in the basement of the Axe Library.   In the study room 26 is where students will be welcomed by tutors that can help with speech development, research, and how to build content.   …

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Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble opens SCMS

McCray Hall is used to hearing the sounds of trumpets and trombones, but students there are not accustomed to hearing the sounds created for the opening of the Solo & Chamber Music Series.  The Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble gave a concert as part of the Solo Chamber Music Series (SCMS) on …

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Pitts family chosen as honorary family

The aptly named Pitts family was selected as the 2019 honorary family.   Senior Katy Pitts graduates from Pittsburg State in May 2020 with her degree in nursing,  Katy’s mother Kim graduated from PSU with a degree in biology with an emphasis in teaching and her father David graduated with a criminal justice degree and an education degree with a weights …

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University choirs holds ‘Victoriana’ dinner

The university choirs brought the Victorian era to life accompanied by fine dining.   On Sep. 20, the annual “Choir Dinner” was held in the Overman Student Center by the university choirs. The theme of the music and dinner was showcasing the Victorian era. Guests were served dinner by the performers, and they ate while the choir rotated performances around the …

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ISA hosts Street Food Festival

The Indian Student Association (ISA) shared some popular Indian street food dishes with campus.   ISA held a street food festival Tuesday, Sept. 24 to fundraise some of their big events coming up. Yashvi Limbasiya, sophomore in biology is ISA’s secretary and said the event gave campus a chance to taste some of India’s authentic street cuisine.   …

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Nature conservancy celebrates 30th anniversary

The Bicknell Center held the Nature Conservancy’s 30th Anniversary Celebration.    Thirty years ago, a group of volunteers joined together from throughout Kansas to create a statewide chapter of the Nature Conservancy. Campus affiliates and locals gathered around to hear the history of the organization and its plans for Kansas. Topics included soil health, irrigation efficiency, and urban rivers.  Nature Conservancy director, Rob Manes, …

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