From Alma Mater Vol. 1: The Midwest. Available Now!
*Pittsburg State University*
At Hughes Hall, a teacher gives an apple to a student,
And like the knowledge given to the student every class meeting,
The student will take the seed home.
It’s a jungle out there, but our teachers prepare students
So that when they step out into a land clouded with doubt,
They will roll the clouds into a rain forest.
Welcome to your new home, Gorillas.
When you are a freshman stuck in a rut,
You’ll be guided in the Pitt where a Gorilla dares
To test his own fortune until
Crimson & Gold channels
Through all Midwestern canals.
Gorillas, you will fight in all your battles,
You can see the spoils bleed…
In the world’s competitive jungle,
It is we
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