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's Fall Planning Group consists of 24 members, mainly administers, who helped devise the campus reopening plan. Their next open forum is 3-4 p.m. September 24 via Zoom on Hornet TV.
Emporia State and community members alike gathered front of Plumb hall Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 to protest against racism and discrimination at ESU. Marchers walked from campus to a designated area in front of the public library while police escorted them along sidewalks.
An Emporia State Campus Community Open Forum was held virtually on Thursday to inform students and the ESU community how students and faculty are performing during the COVID-19, especially as flu season approaches.
A march in honor of Angelica and Melvin Hale will be held tomorrow at 5 p.m. starting in Kellogg Circle. The march, hosted by Emporia Community Action, hopes to address systemic oppression in the community, according to Jay Vehige, co-founder of Emporia Community Action.
Emporia State will begin a new initiative to combat the ongoing novel coronavirus—voluntary student surveillance testing, according to an email out to students, faculty and staff on Sept. 9.
To reduce the spread of the coronavirus dining services has limited the amount of guests in the Hornets Nest and encouraged students to pick up their food rather than eat in.
In an interview with Bulletin writer Lucas Lord, Associated Student Government president Brayden Soper talks about changes to ASG policy and procedure amid Covid-19.
A former Emporia State football player who lost his leg in a gun accident two years ago is suing the gun manufacturer, the gun seller and the teammate who accidentally discharged the weapon.
The Emporia State Bulletin has been recognized with two first-place awards in the annual journalism competition sponsored by the Kansas Press Association. The campus newspaper won a total of four awards in the “Awards of Excellence” contest, including firsts in editorial writing and general …
As Emporia State prepares for classes on August 17, employees, like students, may request accommodations such as working from home or attending online courses.
There will be mass COVID-19 testing of students, faculty and staff prior to the start of the semester, according to an email sent August 3 from the university. The testing process is not required and will be done from home, according to an email from President Allison Garrett on August 4.
During the second round of university testing three student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19. Out of 86 student-athletes and staff tested in the athletics program, these are the first positive results, all of whom were asymptomatic.
David Cordle, Provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, talks with Bulletin writer Lucas Lord about upcoming changes to Emporia State amid the coronavirus pandemic in a Zoom meeting July 16.
As Emporia State prepares to reopen its campus in August, congregated living is a particular health concern.
Emporia State students, employees, vendors and visitors will all be required to wear face coverings in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the coming academic year.
Community members gathered in front of Plumb Hall to protest against police brutality on June 5. The march was organized by Diana Ramirez and Lindsey Ruffin, with support from organizations like Emporia State's Associated Student Government.
Emporia State answered questions about race and police brutality during a Friday morning Zoom meeting led by Aswad Allen, ESU’s chief diversity officer.
A conversation surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and the recent death of George Flyod will be hosted by Aswad Allen, Emporia State’s chief diversity officer, over Zoom. The call starts at 11:30 p.m. this Friday and will be open to all/students and faculty.
With concerns over COVID-19 persisting into summer break, Emporia State has lit up the fountain at Kellogg Circle in conjunction with the Plumb Hall star in a gesture of support for students and essential workers.
As Emporia State prepares to reopen later this summer masks will be provided to faculty and staff, President Allison Garrett said during Monday’s virtual town hall. With 180 attendees, this was the first town hall administration plans to hold to keep the ESU community apprised of the coronav…
A virtual Town Hall meeting will be held Monday to discuss the future of Emporia State in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an email Thursday, President Allison Garrett also announced that in-person classes will resume this fall.
As Emporia receives 500 testing kits and three analyzers from Abbot laboratories, new clusters of positive cases for COVID-19 have been identified in Tyson, Simmons, Hostess and Detroit Diesel.
Flying down Sixth Ave., a 16-foot-long Penske rental truck towing a white car, hit multiple cars early Saturday evening. At least four police cruisers responded which began a chase that eventually ended at the John North Ford Dealership at 12th Ave. and Graham St., where the Penske hit an ad…
As the global coronavirus pandemic forces school and business closures across the world, Lyon County and Emporia have continued to work together as a community to provide for its healthcare services.
County officials announced that Lyon County would be under a stay-at-home order as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning in a Facebook live stream on Wednesday. The order is effective for 30 days, until April 25.
Emporia State will be closing the dorms by April 1. The announcement came late Tuesday afternoon, following Gov. Laura Kelly's announcement that K-12 schools will be closed and classes remain online through the end of the semester.
The Bulletin has suspended it's print publication until the current health emergency is over, but the website will continue to be updated with stories about campus and the region.
The Topeka Capital-Journal is reporting that three more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Johnson County, bringing the total to 11 confirmed cases in Kansas.
Local healthcare and emergency response professionals were invited to talk about the novel coronavirus and the towns response plan Friday morning by local radio station KVOE, 1400 AM or 96.9 FM.
Hours before Kansas recorded its first coronavirus death and the governor declared a state of emergency, Emporia State announced a plan on Thursday to help fight the spread of the disease by extending spring break and moving classes online.
From March 16-20, all face-to-face classes are canceled because of COVID-19. Classes will resume online only starting March 23 until further notice.
The Prophet Aquatic Research and Outreach Center is being built north of Emporia State, next to King Lake and campus woods. PAROC will have more than just a few classrooms and laboratory spaces for students.
The newly revised Emporia State chapter of the Kansas National Educators Association (KNEA) hosted its first event of the semester in Visser hall with sweet treats and a presentation to potential members.
With voting for members of associated student government slated to take place March 3-5, online and throughout campus, and the first readings of the line item budget proposals, the third ASG meeting of the semester brought in onlookers and RSO representatives.
Jim Harris will make his directorial debut at Emporia State with “Death by Design,” which Harris describes as a “who-done-it,” comedy. The play will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 26-29 in the Karl C. Bruder theater.
William Wilburn stood sweating Wednesday afternoon over hundreds of gallons of water boiling in a huge vat in the kitchen of the Sodexo cafeteria in the Memorial Union. His perspiration wasn’t from nerves, but from boiling water for the 60 seconds required by the Kansas Department of Health …
Only one pair of students is currently running for Associated Student Government president and vice-president. Candidate Brayden Soper, sophomore political science major, is running with Amaya Oshel, junior sociology major.
Recently, Hire a Hornet was replaced with a new hiring platform called Handshake, which has received mixed reviews from both students and employers.