Most students take the stereotypical route of graduating from high school and then moving on to college. Some might even take a gap year or skip the college route entirely and go straight to a career.
On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, Becca Gordon-Ross and her sister, Emily, woke up to a loud noise from the storm brewing outside their family home. Thinking nothing of it, they went back to sleep.
Numerous instances of sexism, misogyny, harassment and non-inclusivity have plagued the debate community for some time now, according to Caylie Ratzlaff, assistant debate coach at Emporia High and junior social sciences and English education major at Emporia State.
With the start of a new year and the thought of going away to college, Nate King, sophomore information systems major, decided that it presented him with the chance to lose unwanted weight that he struggled with during his formative years.
Since she was born, Faith Schreiner, senior business management major, has always had to do everything differently. Tasks that other people take for granted, such as putting their hair up, shaking someone’s hand, or tying their shoes, are far more difficult for her to accomplish.
When others pressured Gabriel Diaz-Serrano, sophomore theater major, to drop out of school, saying that there was no way he would ever be able to pay for college, he ignored them. Instead, he continued to work hard and utilize campus and community resources to their full potential to ensure…
Du Peng is well known in Emporia for his imaginative, sometimes blunt, and sometimes scatological poetry. He has published numerous chapbooks (poetry collections) since coming to Emporia. With his permission, here are a few of his poems. He intentionally keeps the English in his poems a litt…