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Pitt State to take on UIndy in first round of playoffs 

Curtis Meyer reporter  The first round of playoff football will be held here in Pittsburg, with the Gorillas facing the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds, who are 9-1, and winners of their conference, the Great Lakes Valley Conference.  Coming from a smaller conference than Pitt, only six of their nine games …

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Kansas elects split ticket of candidates 

Lucas Corbin reporter  Last Tuesday, Kansas Republicans narrowly upheld their supermajority in Topeka, losing one seat in the State House. Democrats now hold forty seats in the House; it would require forty-two votes to override their two-thirds supermajority vote.   Despite the constituency’s support of Republican legislators, Governor Laura Kelly was …

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Put away your prayer in public 

Brock Willard managing editor  We live in a largely modern and secular society. That point shouldn’t be argued. Religion is not the driving force of our society, although a majority of Americans are religious. Despite this information, we live in a largely multicultural society. It is my thesis that many …

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Gorillas defeat Fort Hays at home

 Tim Chik, sports reporter  Pitt State completed a perfect regular season with a 35-14 win over Fort Hays State.   To start off the game, the Gorillas won the coin toss and decided to defer, the Fort Hays Tigers’ scored first. They drove down the field and their drive was …

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Only one way to heaven?  

Curtis Meyer reporter  For many students, and the world in general, the topic of religion is taboo in society. Afraid of disturbing the peace, appearing judgmental, or just they are scared of looking like a nut-job like many Christians today. Those are content to live out their lives keeping the …

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Pitt State Cross Country Goes to Joplin for MIAA Championships 

Dylan Sprecker, freshman, competes in the men’s cross country meet at Missouri Southern on Sept. 17. Caleb Oswell Curtis Meyer, Reporter  Both men’s and women’s cross country went to Joplin on Saturday Nov. 5., to compete in the MIAA Championships, running against other teams in the conference. Womens took home …

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Womens basketball to open regular season Nov 11 

Megan Brownell photojournalist   After finishing last year’s season 16-13 and playing in the post season conference tournament, the women’s basketball team is coming into the new season ready to exceed last year’s goals.   They have already gained confidence after their exhibition match against division one University of Missouri Kansas City, …

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Volleyball finishes regular season with 1-1 week 

Josie McCroskey, freshman libero, prepares to pass the ball after a hit from Newman on Oct. 18. Megan Brownell Megan Brownell photojournalist   Pitt State volleyball closed out the regular season with back to back conference matchups. They first went to the University of Nebraska to take on the Lopers on …

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Smooth Bananas: ‘Unholy’ 

Brock Willard managing editor  Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ newest single “Unholy” has gained them a monumental, history-making honor: Smith and Petras are the first openly nonbinary and transgender artists, respectively, to make a No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 rankings.  The song, produced by a team of …

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Rotten Bananas: Preparing for ‘Black Panther 2’ 

Brock Willard managing editor  The next installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is here, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” It’s been a mysterious film for much of its production cycle, with Marvel Studios only ramping up marketing for the film in the last few months of its release cycle. What …

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