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.
As Lyon County prepares to pass 4,000 total COVID-19 cases amid a selective vaccination process, variants of the virus introduce new concerns.
As the entire world continues to feel the jolt of the coronavirus, 2021 kicks off for students and faculty at Emporia State as not only a new year and a new semester but compared to last January, a new world.
With help from the Cadeceus society, the American Red Cross will be hosting the second in a series of local blood drives tommorrow from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Emporia State University Union Ballroom. Donors can check in ahead by filling out the RapidPass.
Linda Adams-Wendling of nursing faculty, receives her first round of the COVID vaccination. So far those in the Student Wellness Center, Police and Safety and the nursing department have had the option to receive the vaccine. | Photo courtesy of Linda Adams-Wendling
U.S. Representative Sharice Davids shares her story of becoming a politician to the Emporia State Young Democrats organization over Zoom on Oct. 6, 2020. Davids decided to become a politician after she spoke with a lawyer at a coffee shop.
Emporia State President Allison Garrett met on a livestream video call with other faculty members to answer questions about COVID-19 and the campus. Kelly Heine, Chief Marketing Officer for Marketing and Media Relations, guided the forum to answer any concerning questions. Approximately 37 v…
At just 16 years old, Giovannie Hernandez was arrested in a fatal street fight in March of 2005. He was incarcerated for 11 years and six months at New York’s Eastern correctional facility. Fortunately, he was able to attend Bard College through the Bard Prison Initiative.
Despite the many changes that have come with this fall semester, a new club has started meeting. The club, called Blended, focuses on multi-racial and multi-cultural students here on campus.
Of all the Coronavirus-19 solutions and recommendations, Rich Sleezer believes the most effective is simply putting others first. The mask wearing, hand sanitizing, social distancing and quarantining are all just part of looking out for one another.
Jim Persinger, psychology professor, was selected by the Emporia State Marketing and Media Relations to interview for the Today Show regarding teen surveillance apps and their psychological effects.
If you’re anything like me and are still adjusting to this whole, “adulting” thing then you may not know what the hell to do with that document called a W-2 you received from your boss.
After not eating a real meal in two days, I was lured inside Coach’s neighborhood grill and bar by the smell of grilled chicken and patty melts. Sitting at 2702 W 15th Ave, right by Village Elementary, Coach’s is about as close to a neighborhood restaurant as Emporia has to offer.
This week, I read The Memory of Lemon by Judith Fertig. This is a fiction novel, but it reaches out to creative writers. With there being a creative writing group here at Emporia State, I figured this one was for them.
Students ranging from all different backgrounds and ethnicities gathered for an open discussion in honor of International Education Week. “Don’t Be Shy, Ask Me Why!” took place on Nov. 14 in Schallenkamp Hall for all students, local and international, to answer questions about stereotypes a…
Emporia at the Table Initiative invited Mary-Pat Hector to speak on fighting food insecurity Nov. 7 in the Skyline room. Hector is the youngest person to run for office in Atlanta. She has been fighting food insecurity for about three years, and worked for National Action Network for seven years.
If you have been in Emporia for some time, Casa Ramos, 707 Commercial St., would certainly be a familiar name. Taco Express is owned and operated by Alvaro Ramos and his father Ricardo Ramos, at the original Casa Ramos location, 201 Commercial St. It offers all the best parts of Alvaro and R…
One winter, as facilities was clearing the sidewalks for students in a snowstorm, Mark Runge, then facilities director, noticed a path in the snow between the residence halls and the library. To help students better get through that area, Runge added that path to the priority list of sidewal…
Latinx alumni participated in a panel as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 25. Diversity Student Programs and the Alumni center held the panel in the Memorial Union.
Alex Sheen, founder of “Because I said I would,” a non-profit organization focused on emphasizing the impact keeping promises can have on humanity, came to speak at Emporia State Sept. 26.
Those interested in adopting Lia should fill out an application to adopt at the Emporia Kansas Animal Shelter, 1216 Hatcher St. Lia, like all animals at the shelter, was picked up as a stray.
On September 18th, the Hybrid Vigor Cycling Club had their first meeting of the semester. The club is a group for anyone interested in experienced biking. The club leader is Alexander Barnes, graduate biology student.
Cathryn Crosby, program coordinator for the Department of Instructional Design/ Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programs, has proposed a TESOL and applied linguistics undergraduate program. Emporia State currently offers the TESOL program as an endorsement for teachers as wel…
The Vigil for Hope candlelit event was cancelled due to the rain 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at White Memorial Park. Though the event was cancelled, the vigil has still had a lasting impact on people every year.
Diversity student programs organized Emporia State’s Fourth annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Festival on Sept. 12 in Webb hall Memorial Union. Kansas weather changed the location of the event from Kellogg Circle to Web hall.
Katherine Borst Jones’ passion for music remains unwavered. Currently, she is the professor of flute and area head of brass, woodwinds and percussion at Ohio State University.
‘You Can’t Spell Hope Without PE,’ a workshop hosted by the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation department was held on Sept. 12. Physical education teachers from across the state attended.
The diversity book club plans to have many events throughout the year while partnering with different groups such as the Black Student Union, and even help host an art event at Emporia High School.
After Melissa Kurtenbach lost her sister to suicide, she founded Beacon for Hope Suicide Prevention. The Hope Links Us Together Suicide Prevention Walk took place last Saturday in the Clinton Boyer building.
Over the 2018-19 school year, The Bulletin has featured nine cats and five dogs that are up for adoption at the Emporia Animal Shelter, 1216 Hatcher St., in our regular Corky’s Fuzzy Friends feature.
The Center for Great Plains Studies will be holding its Friends of the Plains Dinner at 6:00 p.m. this Friday, April 26 in the KSTC Ballroom in Memorial Union.Kevin Willmott, Oscar winner and professor of film at the University of Kansas, will be the featured speaker after the dinner around …
Emporia State’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” will run from April 24-27 with shows at 7:30 p.m. in the Karl C. Bruder Theatre.The show will be the directorial debut of assistant professor Dennis Turney Jr., who recently joined the university faculty.“I think that every production is uniqu…
Tristan Damme, sophomore athletic training major, reclines in his hammock yesterday afternoon in front of Plumb Hall. As the weather has warmed up, students have taken to hammocking while napping, doing homework or ‘hanging’ with friends.
The 7th annual Nitty Gritty Dirt Dash registration will be at 8:30 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m. April 13 at the Trusler Sports Complex.
The Honors College held a Spring Ball last night which raised about 60 canned food items. The canned food will be donated to Corky’s Cupboard.
Emporia State celebrated TRIO Day last Friday and partnered with the science department to bring Tara Ruttley, NASA associate chief for microgravity research and McNair scholar, to present at ESU.