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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.  

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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…

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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.

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The Office of International Education (OIE) at Emporia State is hosting a Cultural Connections event at 6 p.m., Feb. 24 in Schallenkamp Hall.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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The Emporia First Friday event held on February 4th featured Cait Maltbie’s senior exhibit ‘Life’s a Party’ in the Gilson Memorial Gallery in King Hall.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Growing up, many are told not to play with their food. However, an Emporia State contest encourages the exact opposite.

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This Saturday, Commercial Street will be filled with festive music and entertainment as the community celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

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Thousands of children all around the world grow up fascinated by dinosaurs and the seemingly endless possibilities of what they were like.

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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.

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Earthly Delights is a name seemingly right out of a storybook. 

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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…

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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.