Safehouse partners with SVP to host Meet Your Advocate 

Members of Students for Violence Prevention talk with each other at ‘Meet Your Advocate’ in the U-Club on Nov. 3. Curtis Meyer Curtis Meyer, Reporter  The U-Club in the Overman Student Center was reserved by Students for Violence Prevention for their event. “Meet You Advocate.”  The event gave students at …

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Pitt State Defeats Washburn, Remains Undefeated 

Curtis Meyer, Reporter  The Gorillas traveled to Topeka on Nov. 4 to take on Washburn’s Ichabod’s, winning 37-23 in a game that featured 7 turnovers by both teams combined. Pitt State is now firmly in control of the MIAA.   Pitt State won the toss to begin the match, deferring to …

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PSU set to compete against Washburn Ichabods

Tim Chik reporter  Caleb Lewis, running back and sophomore, high fives the crowd attending the ‘Endzone Experience’ after scoring a touchdown during the third quarter on Oct. 22. Alyssa Tyler The Gorillas are entering their 10th week of the 2022 football season with their current undefeated record of 9-0. Last …

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Misleading voting information hits KS and five other states  

Alyssa Tyler editor in chief  On Sunday night, Grace Garrett, sophomore in political science, and others received a text message from the group, Voting Futures. The text message included her exact address and her voting location; however, the voting location was wrong.   For some Pittsburg State University students, the text …

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PSU Theater Presents: Once Upon a Mattress 

The cast of ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ perform Tuesday night in rehearsal on Oct. 25. The musical is a version of the ‘Princess and the Pea,’ and will be performed for the general public from the 27th-31st. Caleb Oswell Alyssa Tyler editor in chief  The Pittsburg State University Theater is …

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The Midwest Quarterly seeks authors 

Caleb Oswell photo editor  The Midwest Quarterly is looking for authors interested in submitted academic essays, poetry, and other literature to run in their issues next year.  The journal is Pittsburg State University’s only interdisciplinary journal. It doesn’t fall under any division, program or department. The quarterly has been coming …

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Midwest Trumpet Festival returns to PSU 

Jens Lindemann, guest conductor, with Ben Hay and Steve Leisring perform ‘Song of Hope’ with the Southeast Kansas Symphony at the Bicknel Center on Oct. 30. Clarissa Worley Brock Willard managing editor  After a COVID-induced hiatus, the Midwest Trumpet Festival, organized by PSU professor of trumpet Todd Hastings, returned to …

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New solar canopy shapes student learning 

The Kansas Technology Center’s new solar canopy stands at the edge of the parking lot near the School of Construction’s outdoor classroom on Nov. 1. The solar panels replace a noisy generator which powers tools. Caleb Oswell Caleb Oswell photo editor  A newly installed solar project is changing the way …

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Rotten Bananas: The problem with ‘queerbaiting’ 

Brock Willard managing editor  Recently, “Heartstopper” star Kit Connor announced that he was bisexual on Twitter, much like the character he plays in the show. Normally, this would be a wonderful celebration of queer joy, but the 18-year-old actor said he felt pressured and forced to come out because supposed …

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Social Media is harming our self image  

Megan Brownell photojournalist  For years, social media has been a huge part of our generation’s life, from posting on Instagram, taking Snapchats, and posting TikToks. With the infamous Halloween weekend or “Halloweekend” as college kids like to call it, people are posting their Halloween costumes all over. Nowadays, our costumes …

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