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.
A new policy allowing students to make up coursework for any classes they were absent as long as they can provide a doctor's note, is in progress by the Associated Student Government.
Associated Student Government passed three bills and three resolutions at the last senate meeting on Feb. 6. They all passed 23 in favor, 0 against and 0 abstained.
President Donald Trump was acquitted on both articles of impeachment by the Senate after failing to reach a supermajority on Feb. 5. Trump was accused by the House of Representatives of abuse of power and obstruction of congress.
Faculty Senate discussed solutions to the budget shortfall, merit pay increases and the “Love Your Campus Mini-Grants,” at the first meeting of the semester on Feb. 4.
Recently, the university website has undergone a complete design overhaul. Links to dead pages and faulty links remain a concern as the semester progresses.
Emporia State is planning to join other MIAA schools in serving alcohol at football games. A taskforce has been put together to explore the different potentials for problems and advantages.
Kappa Delta Pi, the national honors society for education majors, hosted their first “Educating for Empowerment” conference on Feb. 1 in Visser Hall.
With blood drives yesterday and from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. today in the Skyline room, I have been consistently reminded to donate given the need for O positive blood.
Kappa Delta Pi, the education honors society, will host their first Educating for Empowerment conference on Feb. 1 in Visser Hall. They’ve scheduled break-out sessions and two keynote speakers: Stephanie Byers and Dorthy Stucky Halley.
During the National Racial Day of Healing celebration on Jan. 21 in Webb Hall, students across campus came together to perform. (Bottom right) Madeline Alford, Black Student Union president and senior political science major, expresses the significance of community and healing. “In order to …
Every other December, a handful of students visit the home of the San Salvador Rock Iguana with David McKenzie, biology professor, to experience field ecology. During the last trip, one of the iguanas was killed.
With the addition of a storm chasing course to the physical science department, a fourth concentration, atmospheric sciences, is slated to be added to the program by next semester.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, Professor Michael Smith, department chair of social sciences, and 14 students will leave ESU to attend the Iowa caucus at Simpson College in Iowa. The caucus takes place at 7 p.m. Monday evening, and the group will stay the night and arrive back …
In her lilac bedroom with light shining through the large window, Nicole practices adjusting lighting for the first time. She was her own first model, spending hours developing different characters by styling her cherry colored hair and painting on makeup. She had found her passion: photography.
Emporia State is taking no extra precautions this week following reports of a possible coronavirus case in Lawrence, Kan., university officials said.
In an effort by the Diversity and Inclusion committee, free menstrual products will now be offered in the Memorial Union, William Allen White Library, Cremer, Visser and Beach Music Halls.
Most eligible Emporia State employees received a 2.5 percent raise last semester, according to figures released by the university. The raises were largely based on merit, but requirements also included the completion of online diversity training.