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Block22 apartment complex open for residence 

The long-awaited Block22 development opened its doors to students for move-in Saturday, August 18.  Block22 originates from a varying range of sources, including the city of Pittsburg, Pittsburg State University, and the Vecino Group—a private developer out of Springfield. The company’s chief operating officer Mat Burton is a Pitt State …

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Destination renovation: Block22 nears completion

Four historic yet formerly vacant Pittsburg buildings are bustling with life once again. A project made possible through the partnership of Pittsburg State University, the City of Pittsburg, and the Vecino Group, Block22 is nearing completion, and students have already moved in.    “This weekend the first residents of Block22 moved …

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KIDS SEE GHOSTS- “KIDS SEE GHOSTS” 

T.K. White In August of 2017, rumors started floating around that Kanye West and Kid Cudi were secretly working on a project together. No one was quite sure what to expect as everything surrounding the release had been rather tight-lipped. As I heard these murmurings, I did not get my …

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Food Fight: Chicken Royale

Munchy Mary – Food Fighter  Like so many famous battles in history, people often stand on one side or the other – left or right, blue and black or white and gold, Yanny or Laurel, etc. One of the biggest debates that divides those in the Pittsburg community, however, is …

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Celebrating faith, family miles from home

Carol Anne Smock editor in chief   People who practice the Islam faith around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan, a 30-day period of fasting, last week with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a time to celebrate faith and family. Despite being thousands of miles from their home country of China, …

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Major changes coming to chem department

Braidon Beard reporter   In the midst of staff layoffs, reductions, and retirees, the chemistry and physics departments are undergoing a shift in leadership with Bobby Winters, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, serving as acting chair for both departments.   Peter Dvornic, former chair of the department of …

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Students develop business within Block 22

Brittan Brenner, senior in communication, and Kailey Pearson, sophomore and graphic communications, have set plans to partner together to create a business oppening in the fall called Sonder & Company. With Brenner studying an emphsis in public relations and Pearson with graphic design, the two set out to complete a …

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“This Is America”

T.K. White  Like many people, I was quickly enamored with the enigma that is Childish Gambino’s newest single, “This Is America,” though I was not quite sure why. Even as a Childish Gambino fan since 2011 when Donald Glover (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) released his debut album “Camp.”  “Camp,” was an energetic Rap …

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Missouri Governor resigns after months of scandal

Eric Greitens, former Missouri governor, announced his resignation from office Tuesday, June 29 due to controversial scandal; the resignation became effective 5 p.m., Friday, June 1. Greiten had held his position since 2016.  Missouri native PSU students spoke out in reaction Greitens’ resignation.  “Well, I’m disappointed to hear about his resignation because I liked his policies and I genuinely liked the …

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