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PSU interior design students propose “family fun center” design

A historic Pittsburg building is expecting a family oriented revamp thanks in part to a group of interior design students at PSU.  Denise Bertoncino’s Interior Design program has worked closely with Larry Fields to propose the design of a “family fun center” in Pittsburg. The family fun center will be a second life for the historic …

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Students and community ‘Explore’ outer space

Pitt State’s Kelce Planetarium, housed in Yates Hall, was gateway to outer space through film “Explore” for its bi-weekly showing.  This week’s show held Tuesday, Feb. 12, featured various items of outer space from constellations to the Voyager trips. Easton Morrill, Kelce Planetarium head presenter, is also a double major in …

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SVP prepares for Valentine’s with ‘Be Mine Bash’

Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) celebrated Valentine’s Day by starting a discussion about healthy and unhealthy relationships.   Tuesday Feb. 12, from 7-9 p.m. SVP hosted its “Be Mine Bash” in the Overman Student Center.   “There’s just so many behaviors that we’ve normalized that really are not okay…” said Talia Ayala-Feliciangeli, senior in psychology. “There’s …

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City meets country

Do you ever want to join your friends for a night out at the local country club, but country just isn’t your style? Everyone knows you basically have to wear boots to a country club, so what can you do about it—you don’t want to stick out too much! Don’t worry, there is a way …

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Tonya ‘the Bagel Lady’ Jones receives promotion

For many PSU students who enjoy Einstein Bros. Bagels in the Overman Student Center, they are often greeted by a familiar and friendly face.  Tonya Jones, the proclaimed “Bagel Lady”, has worked at Einstein Bros. Bagels for four years, and has been to the Bagel Academy, making her a certified Einstein expert.  “I …

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PSU to host TEDx event

Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for presentation proposals for its second TEDx event to be held on March 26 in the Bicknell Center.  Applications are due Feb. 8 and auditions will be held the week of Feb. 11 to be judged. PSU director of community engagement, Sydney Anselmi, and technology and workforce learning Professor, Mark Johnson, are organizing the event after the success of …

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Spring Convocation celebrates faculty and staff

Pittsburg State President Steve Scott rang in the new semester by hosting the Fifth Annual Spring Convocation in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts on Jan. 31.  Framed as a recognition of the work put in by the faculty and staff rather than a discussion on budget or legislation, the “Greatest Showman”-themed event featured a comedic video showing what campus would be like without university support staff, …

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Axe Library receives grant to fund symposium

Kansas Humanities recently awarded Pittsburg State’s Leonard H. Axe Library with a grant to fund their upcoming spring symposium. The Axe Library will use this $3,175 grant to support their symposium titled “The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture.”  The symposium will take place March 29-30, featuring various speakers and …

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PSU celebrates the Korean Lunar New Year

The Korean Lunar New Year is Korea’s most important holiday of the year. The Korean Student Association (KSA) celebrated the New Year at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 at United Methodist Campus Ministry (UMCM). Korean students showcased their culture and  food with the Pittsburg Community and students. A traditional Korean food, ddeoguk, was served.  “Korean Lunar New Year is a holiday …

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