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.
The Diversity Book Club met Tuesday in the Diversity Lounge in the Memorial Union to discuss “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas. This was the last meeting for the book.
Those interested in adopting Rochelle should fill out an application to adopt at the Emporia Kansas Animal Shelter, 1216 Hatcher St. Rochelle, like all animals at the shelter, was found as a stray.
The Interfaith Space opened Feb. 19 and is located in southeast Morse in room 434. It will serve as a space of religious diversity for students, faculty and staff.
Union Activities Council sponsored two escape rooms last Thrusday in the Memorial Union which around 90 people participated in. There were two rooms, one was named “Extinction Level” and the other “Snowglobe.”
The Center for Student Involvement is collaborating with offices across campus to host rEcharge, an event to help students with stress, which will be held at 6 p.m. tonight in the Memorial Union Ballroom.
Emporia State’s Zoiks! improv group won in the preliminary round at the Heartland Regional College Improv Tournament on Feb. 9th at the Kick Comedy Theater, a comedy club in Kansas City, Missouri.
America’s Got Talent participants “iLuminate” performed last Monday in Albert Taylor Hall. The hall sold out with people from Emporia State and the Emporia community attending.
Emporia State’s sociological society, Alpha Kappa Delta is sending two partnerships to the Midwest Sociological conference in Chicago this April.
Nick Blaha, chaplain and director of Didde Catholic Campus Center, answers questions from students from a church perspective yesterday in the CSI lounge. Blaha comes to campus every semester to answer questions about anything.
Special Collections and Archives hosted a presentation over LIFE photographer Bernard Hoffman and the photos he took of Emporia and William Allen White Sunday night.
Every first Friday of the month, there is a free art walk in downtown Emporia that features various people and businesses with different mediums and styles.
Recreation Services kicked off the Healthy Hornet Challenge that will run from Jan. 28 to Feb. 25 with the goal of encouraging students to set and reach their goals.
The Emporia Church of Christ, 502 W 12th Ave., who puts on Free Spaghetti Friday recently lost one of their organizers, Virginia “Ginger” Lee Haas who passed on New Year’s Eve. Despite this, Free Spaghetti Fridays will continue.
On Nov. 26, Faith Schreiner, recent alumna, finally received the bionic hand that, according to Schreiner, insurance once told her was a luxury and that they wouldn’t cover the cost.
Alpha Sigma Alpha won the step show for the fourth year in a row. The show was hosted by the Black Student Union Saturday in Albert Taylor Hall and showcased multiple sororities in a series of choreographed performances.
Phi Delta Theta Fraternity rides on a pole during the Homecoming parade on Saturday on Commercial St. This was the fraternity's 33 year collecting donations for SOS, a nonprofit organization that helps families affected by abuse.
Emporia State students and community members celebrated banned book week by holding events, setting up displays and having authors discuss the issue of censorship from Sept. 23-28.
Mattathias Davis, senior theater major, competes in a sack race Saturday on the practice field. Other activities included an egg spoon race, wheelbarrow race, and food.
Six of the eleven students who traveled abroad to Uganda over the summer spoke about their experiences, the connections they made and the impact of the trip during a panel Tuesday in the Preston Family room.
Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity is putting on “SexTober,” a series of educational events throughout the month of October. It will include tabling with educational resources and a poetry slam, called “SexTober Slam.”
Oakley Baldwin, senior accounting major, and Aaron Larson, senior business administration major, held a Fortnite tournament Sept. 23 in the Memorial Union.
Morgan Jay, a California based comedian and singer, performs for students last Wednesday in the ballroom. Jay, who was hosted by the union activities council, told jokes about dating and his everyday life.
Children hit a pinata during the Hispanic heritage month kickoff event Sept. 14, outside of Plumb Hall. The month is to celebrate "the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America," according t…
Xavier Cason, freshman elementary education major, works alongside friends for the men of excellence protege program on Monday in the Memorial Union. The team building activity challenged the teams to build a path of newspapers across the room and travel across without stepping off the newsp…
At the second diversity/inclusion committee meeting of the year, they finalized plans to do 10 minute diversity trainings and hand out informative packets during Associated Student Government meetings.
From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight Emporians can attend the Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff event and see dancers, eat food and take part in activities like face painting.