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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.” 

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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…

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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.

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Jenny Zigrino, comedian from “Girl Code,” performs her stand-up routine last night in the Memorial Union Ballroom, sponsored by the Union Activities Council. UAC’s next event is tonight at 7 p.m. in Albert Taylor Hall featuring poet/writer Joshua Bennett.

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Maria Moylan junior of psychology major and exchange student to England summer semester, Haley VonFeldt, senior of elementary major and exchange student to Chile fall semester and Jenna Overmyer, sophomore of nursing major and exchange student to Spain summer semester shares their expectatio…

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Munashe Mangwendeza, senior accounting major, takes photos with a zombie mask on Tuesday on Memorial Union main street. ESU photo club held this Dead Week Zombie pictures event to use donations for the club. 

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Sawyer Green, senior earth science major, plays a trombone today in the Memorial Union Square for a few hours to advertise two upcoming jazz events. Green, who alternated instruments, said one event is this Wednesday, Jazz Jam Session for Morse Hall and the other is on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1…

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Members of Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity met last Thursday in the Diversity Lounge to discuss self-care tips for frequent activists.

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Emporia students, residents and alumni flock to the celebration of the ESU International Foods Festival last Saturday in Webb Hall. The goal of the event was to raise money for campus organizations, scholarships and study abroad funding for International students.

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Aaron Taylor, sophomore sociology major, reads from previously published poetry and fiction stories at the Psalm Slam on last Friday at the Inner Bean. Taylor gave a dramatic reading of Tom Bombadil from Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” series.

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Emporia State’s Black Student Union brought its My Sister’s Keeper month to a close with its final event, Homegurl Remedies, which focused on issues of self-care for women. A large number of students and BSU members participated in the seminar style event, which took place in the PKP room in…

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The Honor’s College held its annual Spring Ball Thursday in Webb Hall, inviting students, faculty and staff to dance in formal wear to music selected by DJ Raise the Barr Entertainment. The event was attended by over a hundred students, a success compared to the Halloween Dance of last semes…

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The Service, Patriotism, Understanding, Responsibility and Sacrifice (SPURS), honor and leadership society held their first ever talent show last Thursday at Albert Taylor Hall. The show was held to raise money for Sexual Offense Services (S.O.S).

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Samuel Comroe, standup comedian diagnosed with Tourettes syndrome performs his act “I Got 99 Problems, but a Twitch Ain’t One” last Wednesday, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Comroe was diagnosed when he was six years old. 

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Sydney Inman, graduate art therapy and clinical counseling major, is a member of Community Hornets and Union Activities Council. She has been a part of various service projects including Operation Christmas Child, which donated toys and personal care items to less fortunate children; and G.I…

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Dr. Steve Perry speaks about education reform during the Bonner & Bonner Diversity Lecture on Thursday in Albert Taylor Hall, challenging the future educators in the audience to always say “yes” to their students and to create a culture of learning in each school district. The lecture wa…

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Desiree de la Peña, senior art education major, describes her metal work, “Acid,” to Derek Wilkinson, associative professor in art and professor in painting and drawing, yesterday afternoon in the Bruder Theater Lobby. The students showcased were all enrolled in the course mid-program portfo…

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Dan Colson, assistant professor of English, modern languages and journalism, will be teaching a literature and African studies class entitled “Contemporary Racism and How We Fight It” this fall. The class will work on the basis that racism is real, racism has long reaching effects on people …

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Chop Reynolds, graduate from Emporia State and English teacher at Hartford High School, opens comedy acts with experiences around Emporia, including life as a single who uses Tinder on Wednesday night at Mulready's Pub. The comedy and poetry event was held to brighten up moods and bring enjo…

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Megan Sprague, ESU graduate and purple belt, and Kyle Gitchel, high school senior and brown belt, practice with bo staffs, one of the five weapons used in karate, Thursday night in the dance studio of HPER. Any student is able to join at anytime and learn the Okinawan style of karate.

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ESU students line up to treat themselves to a dollar dinner at 5 p.m. on Friday Feb. 24 at the Didde Catholic Campus Center. Alpha Kappa Lambda and Alpha Sigma sponsored the event.

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LaRhon Walker, graduate student in the HPER program, loosens his skates before getting into the rink with fellow students last Wednesday at Rollers skating rink. This event was held to recognized Black History Month.

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Zoiks! members Olivia Nunnelley, freshman theater major, and Josh Hoeven, junior communication major, act out a scene about shoes during a game called director’s cut, where a director, another Zoiks! member, decides where the scene is going on Tuesday in the basement of the library. The next…

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The production of “Six Characters in Search of an Author” debuted yesterday in the Karl C. Bruder Theatre in King Hall. It is the first full production Nathan Dale Short, senior theatre major, has directed.

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Howie Day preforms a collection of songs including his single, “Collide,” Wednesday night in Albert Taylor Hall.  The union activities council, who hosted the event, has many events lined up for students, including speakers and entertainment.

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Martin Ifeanyi Okonkwo, business administration and management graduate student, and Fabian Wank, junior management major, play a miniature version of ping pong at game night Thursday in the William Allen White Library. Game night had multiple board games, Wii, pizza and even included multic…

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Maite Garcia, freshman marketing major, Sadie Moore, freshman art education major, and Sydney Gulley, sophomore special education major, perform a song during a Singing Valentine’s Day Gram delivery last Monday in Visser Hall. The valentine’s performances are the A Capella Choir’s largest fu…

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Matthew Mahr, sophomore theatre major, and Bailey Carter, senior theatre major, participate in one of the many Zoiks! skits during their Wednesday performance in Bruder Theatre. The skit consisted of four cast members improvising a scene in IKEA and at the conclusion, the audience voted out …

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Emporia State hosted a celebration of the Chinese New Year last Friday in Albert Taylor Hall. The festivities included performances reflecting Asian cultures and a raffle.

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The very first depiction of Corky the Hornet was crafted in 1933 by then sophomore art major Paul Edwards, whose drawing was selected by the university for the winner in a contest. Edwards, who recently enjoyed his 102nd birthday, reflected on his journey from creating ESU’s mascot to becomi…

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Union Activities Council held two themed breakout rooms, or escape rooms free to students from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. yesterday on the second floor of the union. Where Students are read instructions and the beginning of the puzzle. Breakout rooms, which are rooms where you have to escape within 25…

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Members of the Emporia community are set to participate in an event next week called “Plumb’s Poets,” which will be hosted by Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore, on 11th Avenue and Commercial Street.

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The Diversity Student Programs hosted a showing of the documentary “13th” last Wednesday in the Memorial Union, followed by a discussion, as part of Black History Month. The film, made by Ava DuVernay, reveals the history of racial inequality in the United States by focusing on the fact that…

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Elliot Zimet, illusionist from New York City, showed hand illusions to students yesterday in the Memorial Union. Zimet was there from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., showing different illusions including cards tricks.