On Sunday, July 17, 1983 hikers found the body of Sandra Bird and her car submerged in the Cottonwood River under the Rocky Ford Bridge. What those hikers didn’t know that morning was that this murder case would later lead to the urban legend Emporians know today.
Most historic buildings in Emporia are off limits to the public, however, this Halloween weekend Emporians have the chance to visit and learn about six of Emporia's architectural relics.
This year’s homecoming musical “Curtains” includes a murder mystery, dance numbers and a show within a show that depicts a Kickapoo Native American played by a white actress.
As the conductor throws his hand up with the force of his whole body, a sea of bows raise with it. The swelling sound of the choir and orchestra goes silent as the memory of the music hangs in the air.
The glass blowing studio at Emporia State is a blistering chamber of creativity where every surface in sight will not just burn, but scald skin. There are lit torches every which way, stacks of wet newspaper that are used as the only barrier between a glass artist’s hands and molten glass, a…
Stained glass panels rise above pews filled with silent faces gazing toward the towering, white cross shining on the front wall of the Methodist church as 190 voices fill the room, singing to the world to “let music live.”
Last Saturday evening, Hammond Park was filled with yard signs, music, students hiding glowing Easter eggs and people with baskets ready for the hunt. Emporia State’s A Capella Choir hosted Glow Hunt to fundraise for a trip to Washington D.C.￼
In 1863, Paris, a group of artists found themselves outraged when their work was refused by a jury tasked with deciding what was fit to be shown in the official Paris Salon.
A new fossil gifted to the Emporia State Johnston Geology Museum challenges the notion of a predator by showcasing what happens when the predator be-comes the prey. The new Xiphactinus fossil was donated by Kenneth Harlan, a longtime supporter of the museum.
When most people define ‘fact,’ they say it is a hard truth that is absolutely provable, or “something that actually exists; reality; truth,” according to dictionary.com.
Upon entering the Gilson Memorial Gallery in King Hall, viewers are immersed in a bright, pastel world filled with cakes, sweets and the promise of a party.
This year, Emporia State’s Homecoming theatre production is “Urinetown.” Audiences can see the live performance at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21-23 and at 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 24 in the Karl C. Bruder Theatre in King Hall.
Emporia State students gather in the ESU Student Recreation Center to participate in a variety of different glow activities. ESU's last Friday night event was held on Oct. 1. 'Glow ESU' consisted of everything glow, from Bazooka Ball to a glow run around campus.
Claire Calvert (left) junior social science education major, volunteered to give trivia questions for the Mardi Gras Gala on Feb. 22 at the Lyon County Historical Center.Photo courtesy of Darla Mallein
With the recent purchase of a $9,999, eight-foot-tall contrabass flute, the music department has been busy and will continue to get busier with the multitude of music performances scheduled in February.
Emily Prouse, registered dietitian and Mary McDaniel Anschutz, director of Health Services, hosted their second C.H.E.W. event of the semester. Nov. 7 had the theme of homemade chicken and noodles.
One of the owners of La Dona Food Truck, Tomas Ocampos, tells about his father who died at the age of 25. The food truck participated in the Day of the Dead Celebration on Oct. 26 by selling traditional Mexican food to vendors in downtown Emporia.
About 20 students got together early on Saturday Sept. 28 to volunteer with SOS, the Salvation Army, Career to Cradle and Crosswinds as a part of the Emporia State Serves program.
Zoiks!, the improv based comedy group at Emporia State, held their first workshop for the year last Wednesday night at Bruder theater in preparation for auditions.
Elicia Aceves, junior painting major, will have two of her paintings featured in a student show at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, Missouri.
The Office of International Education will host the International Food Festival at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30 in Webb Hall in the Memorial Union. Representatives from 12 countries will participate.
Sixty photos were on display in the White library as part of the “A Thousand Words” collection, which tells the history of Emporia through the lens of Walter M. Anderson, an Emporia native who was born in 1918.
If you’re like me, then cleaning, putting things away and getting rid of things is a nightmare and something that you avoid. Ever since I was little, I have had trouble getting rid of things, especially clothes.
Among all of the new releases on Netflix, “You,” is about a bookstore manager named Joe Goldberg and his obsession with a graduate student named Guinevere Beck. “You” stands out for its unprecedented look into the fears that women experience and the very real and sometimes deadly consequence…
Messer, a five member rock band from Dallas, Texas, performed one of the first shows of the second leg of their “Hard and Loud” tour Nov. 3 at Bourbon Cowboy, 605 Commercial St. This was their first Emporia show.
Elle King’s new album is a step in a new direction as opposed to her previous albums. This one still has her edge and her big, unique voice, which is showcased in her song “Shame.”
The Healthy Relationship & Interpersonal Violence Education program held a meeting Oct. 22 in the Phi Kappa Phi room to speak about the violence LGBTQ+ people face and some of the available resources that the Kansas City Anti-Violence Program offers. James Morgan, women studies graduate …