With a new semester around the corner, the Emporia State community is preparing for a fresh term.
After two years of COVID-19 precautioned graduations, Emporia State will host its first in-person, mask-free ceremony May 13 and 14 in William Lindsay White Civic Auditorium.
Paula Galvez Molina, an Emporia State senior and physics and mathematics major, has been fundraising to help children in Lemoa, Guatemala. Galvez Molina herself is from Guatemala.
La hermandad Kappa Delta Chi en Emporia State está recaudando fondos para una beca que ellas crearon llamada My Dream, My Future para estudiantes viviendo en EE. UU. Sin permiso legal.
Union Street Social, located at 225 E 6th Ave, is a newcomer to the restaurant scene in Emporia. Opened in September 2021, the restaurant offers patrons a unique dining experience with a reservation preferred business model, food made with local ingredients and an interior field with knick-k…
The Kappa Delta Chi sorority at Emporia State is fundraising for a scholarship they created called the My Dream, My Future scholarship for students living in the U.S. without legal permission.
A lecture held in the memorial union, titled “End the Awkward,” showed audience members three different photos of Ian Howell throughout his life. The first photo shown is Ian as a first grader, with his walker, smiling next to a friend. According to Howell, he has been “stylin on wheels” sin…
As transfer students enter their first semester at Emporia State, they may feel a sense of longing that comes with being in a new place. Struggling to connect with the community, students and to find their place in this new environment.
Translated by Camila ViorelPara muchosHornets, mudarse al campus nuevamente podríaser más asequible que rentar fuera del campus.Las tarifas para habitaciones dentro del campus y los planes de comida cambiaránpara el año escolar 2022-2023. De forma contraria a años anteriores, las tarifas de …
Emporia State is next in line to host Kansas Paraguayan Partners' (KPP) annual meeting Saturday, April 9 in Beach Music Hall. The organization meets annually, rotating through Kansas universities to showcase any of their current projects and talents at each college. Paraguayan Ambassador, Jo…
Emporia State’s Special Collections and Archives hosted their first in-person event in the past two years. The event was a meeting of the Emporia Writers Group which took place March 30 in the ESU Archives Exhibit Hall.
The Union Activities Council (UAC) will host a drive-in movie showing of Grease at 8 p.m., April 7th in the Student Rec Parking lot. The event is free for ESU students and students can also bring their own snacks and beverages. Students may attend the event even if they don't have a car. Jus…
Adrianne “Annie” Fudong Harrison, who was studying athletic training at Emporia State, passed away on Feb. 13, 2022 at the age of 19 while giving birth to her baby boy, Lorenzo.
In order to preserve the history of the campus, as well as make it more accessible to the students of Emporia State, the map associated with this article has been constructed showing the changes of the 1200 block of Commercial St. from 1873 to 1940. There is not any known maps of Kansas Stat…
March is Women’s History Month and departments and student organizations around Emporia State’s campus have been hosting and announcing upcoming events that are focused on empowering women.
Residential Life hosts events and student activities throughout the year. Feb. 22 they hosted Privilege Beads in the lobby of the Towers resident halls. The event was meant to discuss different kinds of privilege and how they apply to each individual.
Kaytlin Hilton Krchnavy, a senior English education major from Emporia State who is currently student teaching at Emporia High School, is leading her 36students in a project that focuses on Congolese refugees.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Emporia State’s Photo Club offered a “Love your Selfie” boudoir photoshoot. Students could schedule an appointment for Feb. 3 or Feb. 4 by scanning the QR code on the club’s fliers around campus.
Nearly 1.38 million Americans tried to take their life in 2019, according to The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
The Emporia State Stingers Dance Team won the Dance Team Union Regional Competition Jan. 29 in Oklahoma City and received a rare, partially paid bid to the 2023 national competition.
In 1863 Édouard Manet pushed viewers’ expectations of art by picturing a nude woman beside two fully clothed men in a contemporary landscape, sparking controversy and challenging audiences with real, modern life.
When commuting to and from Emporia State each day, students who live both on and off campus have an important decision to make about where they will park their vehicle.
Last September, former Emporia State president Allison Garret resigned to become the ninth chancellor and chief executive officer for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. In November, Ken Hush was named Interim President, while the search for a new president began.
Guest speaker Kevin S. Harrison presents “A Name for Pain” on Feb. 10. In the Preston Family Room of the Memorial Union. His presentation was an interactive workshop which discusses psychological and emotional effects on black boys in K-12 schooling and was hosted by the Emporia State Univer…
Like many other college students, Holly Barney lives a pretty routine life going to classes, soccer practices, and navigating her freshman year. However, in between her busy schedule you can also find her advocating for climate change and encouraging others to do the same by considering a ve…
The Emporia community hosted the Freedom Fest Event on Nov. 6 at All Veterans Memorial Park. This event allowed the community to come together to celebrate veterans and honor those who serve in the military with events like Freedom Run, Cycling Rides, Spur ride and more.
On Nov. 11, Americans everywhere will take pride in celebrating Veterans Day as we honor our soldiers. Many of these Veterans have been given the opportunity to attend colleges and further their education through the help of administrations such as the Veterans Affairs Commission. Emporia St…
One thing that Emporia is known for is being the founding city of Veterans Day. Every year, there are always dozens of activities to participate in. From art exhibits to a memorial service, there is plenty to do in the small town of Emporia to celebrate Veterans Day.
Quivira puts a twist on their pen pal project this year. This new version includes having members of the club drawing writing prompts out of a box and then sending that person what they wrote of the writing prompt they drew out of a different box.
Members of the Unwind Fiber Arts Club at Emporia State have been making “knitted knockers” to donate to the Central Care Cancer Center throughout the month of October.
After a week of Homecoming festivities at Emporia State University, a school-wide nomination and voting process came to an end, narrowing down the 10 candidates to the final two.
This Saturday, Commercial Street will be filled with festive music and entertainment as the community celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
Diversity Student Programs and the Ethnic and Gender Studies departments at Emporia State are collaborating on a social justice film series viewing this year in the William Allen White Library Learning Commons.
Stepping into the world of an artist and experiencing their works first-hand is oftentimes an endeavor that seems out of reach. However, for campus and community members at Emporia State, seeing art on display is only a gallery away.
One of the newest Registered Student Organizations to form on campus has brought with it not only a reminder of the importance of fighting against hunger, but edible solutions as well. With the creation of a community garden, Hornets against Hunger seek to do more than just talk about the co…
As the Spring semester comes to an end, the Associated Student Government elections cemented next year’s president, Lucy Steyer, and vice-president, Lauren Moon. While they ran unopposed, the official voting ended on March 18.
Sitting in class, trying to stay awake during the seemingly endless monologue students are suddenly jolted by the loud pop of a gunshot. The professor shouts to close the door as an alarm sounds and the sound of police sirens blare from a distance. After hours of waiting under desks with han…
Emporia State recently approved two new programs around dyslexia, a certificate and a concentration as part of the Instructional Specialist master’s degree.
During the final week of Black History Month, the Ethnic and Gender studies program hosted presentations from speakers covering issues from black literature to how geography and race interact.Both stressed the importance of celebrating black life throughout the year.
Amid the ongoing pandemic, many black history celebrations have had to transition to an online format, changing many annual traditions.