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President Allison Garrett urged Emporia State to “speak from the heart” in order to create a better environment in a campus-wide email sent yesterday. The email also said it was time for students, faculty and staff to “move forward.”

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Associated Student Government senators used a portion of last week’s meeting to question the student body vice president about a Facebook post that caused a campus controversy and her actions following the post.

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Since Corky’s Cupboard opened four years ago, they have supplied over 47,000 food items to students. This semester, in response to student requests, they have added a section of freezer items.

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Scooter’s Coffee will open for business on New Year’s Eve in Emporia, and will have an official opening later in January. The store will be located at 1700 N. Industrial, in the Flint Hills Mall parking lot.

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Several years, a task force, proposals to the Kansas Board of Regents and fundraising efforts, site work for the construction of the president’s new house began this semester. The $1.5 million home is expected to be completed in October 2019, according to Shane Shivley, president of the Empo…

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One in three undergraduates at Emporia State said they have experienced or witnessed discrimination, according to a survey conducted by The Bulletin. The survey, which asked five questions about attitudes toward diversity and the language framing immigration, revealed a student body that is …

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The Bulletin’s survey about diversity and the language framing immigration is based on best sampling practices and represents, with a high degree of confidence, the attitudes of undergraduates at Emporia State.

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The Emporia State Athletic Bands reached its fundraising goal of $12,000 Sunday, using an online crowdfunding campaign and donations from university offices. The money raised will go toward the band’s trip to the Corsicana Bowl in Corsicana, Texas where the ESU football team will face the Un…

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Kappa Delta Chi, a Latina founded sorority at Emporia State, released an official statement about the Associated Student Government controversy surrounding the vice president. They stated they “do not support the use of dehumanizing language nor false information about undocumented individuals.”

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The Faculty Affairs Committee voted Tuesday to move two bills to the Faculty Senate. The two bills amended policies on ombudspersons and intellectual property.

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Members of the Emporia State Honors College met to discuss ways to help engage and make progress in communities, last Tuesday. The meeting was ran by Julia Fabris McBride, vice president of the Kansas Leadership Center. 

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Kevin Rabas, chair of the English, modern languages and journalism department and Poet Laureate of Kansas, shared some of his poetry, music and advice on creative writing.

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A closed Associated Student Government meeting held Tuesday to discuss the legal ramifications of the proposed impeachment of the group’s vice president may have violated the state’s open meetings act.

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Michaela Todd, Associated Student Government vice president, appeared on Fox News in their “Fox & Friends” segment this morning to talk about the backlash she received from students after using the words “illegal aliens” to support Kris Kobach in a post on Facebook. The post said Kobach …

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Editor’s Note: The vice president of Associated Student Government, Michaela Todd, senior communication and political science major, sat down with The Bulletin Wednesday morning for an interview about her Facebook post that used the term “illegal alien.” 

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During a meeting filled with tears and anger, students last night voiced their safety concerns related to a social media firestorm that ignited when the student government vice president posted her support for immigration hardliner Kris Kobach, who lost his bid for governor.

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The Associated Student Government vice president announced that she will not resign from her position, after students and the ASG Diversity and Inclusion Committee called for her to do so.

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Fluorescent lights beat down on the faces of Vietnam veterans who had seen war, destruction and known loss that few others have. Nearly all of them draftees, four were on a panel, while five others were there to talk and compare experiences about a war many hadn’t spoken of since it ended 43…

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Brenda Koerner, chair of academic affairs and associate professor of biological sciences, presented two bills to the senate to clarify the academic appeals process during their Nov. 6 meeting.

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Brian Schrader, tenured professor of psychology, will continue being paid $73,735 for this academic year and is not scheduled to have any classes in the Spring semester. Schrader is still employed by the university, according to Human Resources.

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Having served in Afghanistan in 2009, veteran and junior political science major Michael White knows the sacrifices the Armed Forces make. That is why he organized the first annual Veterans Honor Crawl in 2017. 

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Emporia State presented a proposal to create a Masters of Nursing program to the Council of Chief Academic Officers Nov. 7 during KBOR’s visit to ESU. 

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Members of the Student Advisory Council debated how they would take part in the "collective ask" for funds during Higher Education Day at the state legislature, and whether they would request additional funds for a specific purpose. 

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This year will be the centennial, or 100-year anniversary, of the ending of World War I. As the founding city of Veterans Day, Emporia is no stranger to celebrations.

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Lyon County voter turnout increased by 6.1 percent in the 2018 midterm elections compared to 2014, according to the Lyon County Election Office. There were a total of 10,729 voters out of the 20,202 registered.

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Sarah McKernan, the president’s executive assistant, will be celebrating this Veteran’s Day in its founding city of Emporia after years of military service in the Army Reserves, where she served in Saudi Arabia in 1991. 

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After the student body vice president made a Facebook post that used the term “illegal aliens” and received backlash from Emporia State students, Michael Webb, Associated Student Government President and senior management major, said he plans to open his time and schedule for students to mee…

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Students gathered to share their reactions to the Facebook post made by the Associated Student Government vice president that used the term “illegal alien,” expressing their feelings of hurt, concern, lack of representation and a call for impeachment. There was no action taken on the inciden…

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More than 16 students shared outrage and hurt on social media, with some posts receiving 100 likes or shares, after the Associated Student Government vice president made a Facebook post yesterday in support of Kris Kobach that used the term “illegal alien.” 

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With Veterans Day just around the corner, the Emporia Public Library will host a veterans panel at 1 p.m. Saturday. The panel will be comprised of three United States veterans who served during the Vietnam War.

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For the second year in a row, Emporia State will send students to the Hult Prize competition for a chance to win $1 million and to work with professionals on their projects. This year’s challenge is to create 10,000 jobs for youth by the next decade.

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The Associated Student Government Fiscal Affairs Committee denied funding increases for both the Athletic Band and The Bulletin. Athletic Bands was asking for an increase to provide their students with scholarships and The Bulletin was asking for an increase to reinstate student jobs that we…

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Kansas Free for Arts, 7 E. 7th St., is hosting its semiannual concert series “Monkey Jams” at the Lyon County Historical Center, 711 Commercial St., Nov. 17 and Dec. 1. The event is free of charge.

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Lee Anne Coester, director of the Math Leadership Institute, is the recent recipient of the Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics Ray Kurtz Service Award.

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