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Women’s Rugby Club competes against OSU

The Pitt State Women’s Rugby Club competed against Oklahoma State University on Saturday, March 30.   Senior Kallie O’Keefe and Women’s Rugby Club president believes the team performed and played well.   “Honestly, I think we did really good,” O’Keefe said. “There are quite a few things we need to work on, but it is kind of hard …

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Students participate in archery training

Students at Pittsburg State University had the opportunity to participate in archery training and events during and outside of their regular class times.   An ancient art that is still practiced, archery is a skill that many may never get the chance to learn or participate in. After an absence of over fifty years …

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Club Baseball splits games with Nebraska

The Pitt State Club Baseball team played two consecutive non-conference home games against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Sunday, March 31 at Jaycee Ballpark. The club lost the first match against Nebraska (2-4) but they managed to battle back and win the second match (5-4).   Club Baseball president Drew Roy believes the team played well despite losing the first game.   “I …

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Therpeutic recreation students plan ‘Day of Play’

Children and adults with disabilities within the surrounding area had an opportunity to visit the Pittsburg State recreation center to participate in the first ever ‘TR-Iffic Day of Play’. The TR-Iffic Day of Play was organized by PSU therapeutic recreation students, mimicking their previous event TR-Iffic Field Day.  Eight therapeutic recreation students, along with assistant health, …

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Students stand for those who can’t at Gorillathon

Students danced for those who can’t at the sixth annual ‘Gorillathon’ to raise money for families. Gorillathon was hosted at the recreational center from 12 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 30.  “…We plan events with the families, this all goes to Freeman who is our local children’s miracle network hospital and all the money goes to sick and injured children, …

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Sustainability students visit Topeka for Wealth Day

Students in sustainability were able to attend WEALTH day at the Topeka capital on March 12. The students who attended had their own table to talk about Pitt State’s programs including the ‘breathe easy’ campaign, sustainable operations, the university sustainability committee, students for sustainability, student sustainability funding committee, and Nature Reach.  “I thought it was …

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Students experience childhood again with GAB

Many childhood games such as Twister and Hungry Hungry Hippos, took form as inflatables in Pittsburg State University’s Oval.   The Gorilla Activities Board (GAB) hosted ‘Be A Kid Again’ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday March 27. in The Oval.  “I’m just really excited for people to have fun and get on some …

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Holi Festival comes to PSU

Pitt State students and Pittsburg community members will have the opportunity to celebrate this ancient festival from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday April 6, near Gorilla Village in the Carnie Smith Stadium parking lot. Holi, sometimes known as the festival of colors, is one of India’s most popular Hindu …

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PSU to celebrate African Culture

Pittsburg State University students and Pittsburg community members will have the opportunity to experience African culture at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, from 5 to 8 p.m. on April 5. The African Student Association (ASA) will host an ‘African Culture Night’, which is a celebration of African culture.  “Everybody is proud of their culture,” said Rigo Osée Michael Brou, …

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