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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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PSU and business leaders commence 35th annual “Partners in Progress”

PSU has numerous partnerships with businesses and people in the Pittsburg community that help extend job opportunities to future graduates. These partnerships also donate funds to renovate different locations on campus.   On Thursday, Feb. 27 at 8 a.m., the 35th annual “Partners in Progress” campaign began. The event took place on the first floor of the newly renovated Axe …

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Imagine Pittsburg 2030: Envisioning a Better Pittsburg

It was standing room only as community leaders, educators, and businesses came together with the public to share their visions for the future. Education and housing were the main topics of discussion at the Imagine Pittsburg 2030 Community Conversation, held Thursday, Feb. 27, at Butler’s Quarters.       Imagine Pittsburg 2030 (IP2030) is …

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North American bird population facing rapid decline as years progress

Before 1914, the Passenger Pigeon was named the most abundant bird in North America but its rapid extinction brought up the question as to how and why this powerful population met its demise. As noted in the research that was published in 2019 in the Journal Science by several authors about the decline of bird population, 12 …

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Sororities hold “closet clean-out” sale

All of the Pitt State sororities are coming together to hold a Panhellenic “closet clean-out.” The event will take place on Saturday, March 7 in Ballroom C of the Overman Student Center from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students from the sororities will be selling their gently used clothing at a low price. There will be a five-dollar entry fee …

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PSU students win big at the American Advertising Awards

On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Downstream Casino hosted the American Advertising Awards (ADDY) for students in the Graphic and Imaging Technology department (GIT). Pittsburg State students walked away with 52 gold and silver awards with a promise of jobs in their future.  Christel Benson, professor in the GIT department for the past 10 years, attended the …

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Pitt State continues “Apple Day” traditions

Apple Day, Pittsburg State University’s longest held tradition, celebrated its 113th year of events this year.   Apple Day hosted a variety of events and activities throughout the day on Monday, March 2. beginning with apples being handed out in the Oval from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Other events during …

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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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