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Big League Production presents “An American in Paris”

Big league Production, Inc. brought Paris to life in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The Bicknell saw a large crowd of students, faculty, and community members show up to see the popular live action romance musical, “An American in Paris.”   On Wednesday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m., the love story of an American soldier who decided to stay back in Paris after the war was portrayed in the form of …

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PSU Hosts 46th Annual Jazz Festival

Music is something that has the power to unite and excite many people. In the case of the Pittsburg State University Jazz Festival, music has been uniting the local community for nearly 50 years now.   The Jazz Festival has been hosted annually at PSU since 1968. This year, the Jazz Festival …

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Grant to establish first nurse practitioner residency in SEK

Rural areas in Southeast Kansas (SEK) face unique health problems that require health care practitioners and providers to accommodate the needs of the area. A new nurse practitioner residency program in SEK is set to begin and will help increase access to healthcare in the region.  Made possible through a grant awarded to …

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Technology center showcases college and career opportunities

A diverse world of possibilities was presented to students who were interested in discovering their path towards a field in technology.  The College of Technology (COT) hosted more than 600 students from 36 schools, 200 of which were from the local middle school, high school and community college on Friday, March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 …

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Kansas Undergraduate Vocalists Compete in Voice Competition

Competitions take preparation and work from dedicated competitors that participate to see their determination pay off. On Saturday March 7, vocalist took part in the fourth annual “Barbara Rondelli Kansas Statewide Classical Voice Competition.” The event took place from 10 a.m. to 6p.m., in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. During this competition, undergraduate vocalist from the state of Kansas competed …

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Women’s appreciation month honored with empowerment and self-care

Women’s appreciation month is celebrated throughout the month of March by women who gather together in solidarity of one another and to help bring awareness to issues they face within society.   As part of the celebration, the Black Student Association (BSA) partnered with Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) to host women crushing it Wednesday …

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Oord presents five solutions to the problem of evil

“If there is a God, and this God is so powerful and loved everybody all the time, then why doesn’t this god prevent the unnecessary suffering of our lives?” Thomas James Oord, philosopher, theologian, scholar of multi-disciplinary studies presented this question and five answers to put restless minds at ease.   On Thursday, March 3 in Russ Hall, Oord gave …

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Athlete of the Week: Rhema Taylor

This week’s athlete of the week is a junior in business management Rhema Taylor.   Taylor has been on the women’s track and field team since her freshman year but has been running track since middle school.   Taylor enjoys meeting new people and achieving goals through track.    “… I like the …

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International Student Association presents “International Food and Culture Fair”

There are many different cultures around the world and people that live in America are sometimes unaware of what traditions exist in other countries.   On Saturday, Feb. 29, the International Student Association (ISA) hosted their annual “International Food and Culture Fair.” The event had two parts, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., there were various foods and beverages from different …

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