The web has lost its safety net (neutrality)

As of last Monday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) finally got their way with the web—after quite the lengthy battle, might I add. June 11 marked the end of free internet and the beginning of an unnecessary competition with the repeal of net neutrality taking affect.  Net neutrality provided a …

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Fornelli takes lead of Gorilla baseball

The Gorillas are receiving a hornet as former Emporia State head baseball coach Bob Fornelli is taking over as the new head coach of the Pitt State baseball team.   Fornelli has held position as head coach in division II baseball for 22 years, 15 of which have been spent at …

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PSU welcomes junior athletes for summer camps

Pittsburg State University prides itself on providing high-caliber athletic programs led by seasoned coaches, and each summer students in elementary through high school have the opportunity to train and play like Gorillas at one of the many athletic camps.    For Amanda Davied, PSU women’s basketball head coach, summer camps are …

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Track shows-out at national championships

Another season of outdoor track has come and gone, as has the 2018 annual NCAA Division Two National Championships, held this year at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. After three days of competition May 24-26, the men and women outdoor track and field teams came home with many …

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Deadpool 2 kills theatregoers with humor and action abound

Deadpool 2, starring Ryan Reynolds, is a raunchy, rambunctious, and raucous rickshaw ride from beginning to end, slaughtering the competition by being a thrilling endeavor, complete with beautifully choreographed fight scenes, comically timed dialogue, and a foray into the world of mutant relations.  The film focuses on Wade Wilson, our titular hero, who …

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Quick ranch twice-baked potato

Ingredients 1 Russet potato  4 tbsp. sour cream  ½ cup shredded cheese  2 tbsp. ranch dressing  1 tbsp. chopped chives    Instructions First, thoroughly wash your potato in running water to clean off all dirt before beginning the baking process. After the potato is clean and ready to bake, take …

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PSU alumna sets new records with botany research 

Sam Pryer graduated Pitt State with her master’s in biology this May after completing a monumental project that will have a lasting impact on the study and understanding of plant life in Kansas.   As part of a floristic survey, Pryer spent more than two years collecting and identifying 1,439 plant …

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Prospective students get warm welcome at Pitt C.A.R.E.S.

Incoming Gorillas from far and wide filled the Jack H. Overman Student Center Monday, June 4, with unbridled optimism for their collegiate careers and hopes of learning what to expect.  Every year in June and July, prospective freshmen go through Pitt C.A.R.E.S, or the Campus, Advisement, Registration, and Enrollment Sessions. This program acts as an orientation to the college experience for …

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“This Is America”

T.K. White  Like many people, I was quickly enamored with the enigma that is Childish Gambino’s newest single, “This Is America,” though I was not quite sure why. Even as a Childish Gambino fan since 2011 when Donald Glover (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) released his debut album “Camp.”  “Camp,” was an energetic Rap …

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