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BSA students to attend Big Twelve Conference

Members of Pitt State’s Black Student Association (BSA) will have the opportunity to attend the 43rd annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government at the University of Oklahoma from Thursday, Feb. 20 through Sunday, Feb. 23.    The Big XII Conference is an opportunity for members of Black Student Governments from around the country to come together as …

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Circle K group goes to Salina for District Convention

Pitt State service group Circle K International is going to their District Convention on the Friday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 23 in Salina. Circle K International is a part of Kiwanis which is an international service group. Circle K does service projects around the community. The seven Circle K groups in Kansas meetup for …

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Four State Farm Show returns to Pittsburg

Pittsburg State and the Four State Farm Show have signed a multi-year contract allowing the show to be held on Pitt State’s campus in the Robert W. Plaster Center. The show will be held this year from Friday, May 29 until Sunday, May 31.   According to the Four State Farm Show website, …

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ISA to hold largest cultural event of semester

Pittsburg State University students and Pittsburg community members will have the opportunity to experience cultures and cuisines from around the world without leaving the city.  Pitt State’s International Student Association (ISA) will host their annual International Food & Culture Fair on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bicknell …

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PSU Choir hosts “mystery” book sale fundraiser

The PSU Choir held a “mystery” book sale fundraiser from Tuesday, Feb. 18 to Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Oval each day. The proceeds will go towards the PSU touring choir’s trip to Austria and the Czech Republic in March during spring break.    “Every two years the choir …

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Pittsburg City Commission Discusses Partnerships with PSU

Pittsburg city officials met Tuesday, February 11, 2020, for the bi-monthly City Commissioners meeting, held at the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center, 201 N. Pine St., Pittsburg. On the agenda were many items aimed toward the economic development of the city. Pittsburg has multiple projects in the works to attract more …

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BSA Presents Fifth Annual “Gospel Explosion”

Gospel music is popular within churches, as it is a genre of Christian Music, but it is also an art to celebrate, especially during Black History Month.   On Tuesday, Feb. 11, BSA presented their annual “Gospel Explosion”. This event took place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Sharon …

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Pittsburg Police Department Hosts 15th Annual “Polar Plunge”

The temperature was 35 degrees, but this did not stop the community from jumping in freezing cold water. On Saturday, Feb. 8 the Pittsburg Police Department hosted its annual “Polar Plunge”. The event took place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crimson Villas Apartments located off of Rouse St. During this event, different groups around …

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Pitt State Receives Donations to build new Simulation Hospital

Pitt State received about $6 million in donations in order to build a new simulation nursing hospital. Currently, there is no set date for the start of the construction of the hospital.   “I’m really excited,” said Annie Vaters, junior in nursing. “I don’t know if I’ll be here by the time that it’s completed, since I’m …

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