Poetry on the Porch to feature Washburn poet
An open microphone reading by Emporia State students, faculty and the Emporia community will take place at 2 p.m. this Sunday at the William Allen White House, 927 Exhange St.
Eric MeHenry, a professor at Washburn, will read some of his work at the event. His first book of poems, “Potscrubber Lullabies,” won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.
Blood drive to start next week
Beginning today, students can sign up to donate blood on the Memorial Union Main Street.
The Xi Phi blood drive will begin next Wednesday. Tables will be set up from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Thursday in Webb Lecture Hall in the Memorial Union.
According to the American Red Cross, only three out of every 100 Americans donate blood. To find out if you are eligible, go to Redcrossblood.org.
ASA’s annual chili feed will feature new to-go line
Alpha Sigma Alpha will host their annual Chili Feed from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the sorority house, 226 West 12th Ave.
Tickets are $5 for all you can eat chili, drinks and desert. Kids 12 and under eat for $3. Contact any ASA member to reserve a spot, or stop by ASA’s booth in the Memorial Union.
Starting this year, ASA will have a to-go line. They will also have Scentsy, Avon, At Home America and Thirty One Bags products available.