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 …
Editor’s note: This story is reprinted in its entirety from Lindenwood Legacy, the campus newspaper in St. Charles, Missouri. Shonrock was president of Emporia State from 2012-2015.
ST. CHARLES, MO. — Two weeks after the president of Lindenwood University-Belleville officially left his post after going on administrative leave, the president of St. Charles, Mo.-based Lindenwood University System has been placed on paid administrative leave.
Senior defensive back Marquise Johnson was wounded by a gunshot last night, according to a press release from the Emporia Police Department. Johnson’s wounds were serious, but not life threatening.
Corbin Crable, former treasurer for Kansas Collegiate Media, admitted yesterday in a statement sent to the KCM board that he embezzled money from the organization. The final amount stolen was $21,446.94, according to Stacy Sparks, president of KCM and associate professor of journalism at Sou…
The Bulletin will receive the 2018 “Above and Beyond” award for its investigation of “Jane’s Story,” which uncovered how Emporia State handled a student’s sexual misconduct allegation. The Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government is presenting the award to staff Friday.
Associated Student Government may have violated their own policy by deeming an email blast, which informed organizations that their line items were facing proposed funding cuts, a meeting.
Associated Student Government has proposed massive line item cuts to student organizations for the upcoming fiscal year and beyond. Student publications and the Performing Arts Board face the largest cuts.
Editor’s Note: Emporia State President Allison Garrett sat down with The Bulletin Monday afternoon for a conversation about the second investigation concerning Brian Schrader, tenured psychology professor. Schrader was placed on administrative leave March 28, according to an email Garrett se…
The tenured psychology professor at the center of a sexual harassment case that shook Emporia State earlier this semester was placed on administrative leave Wednesday afternoon, and a new investigation was announced.
President Allison Garrett informed Emporia State with an email that Brian Schrader, tenured professor of psychology, is on administrative leave effective immediately. Garrett sent out the email at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday, which also said that a formal investigation would be conducted.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the Emporia and Lyon County Area, in effect until further notice. See attached advisory:
Emporia State Provost David Cordle recommended firing Brian Schrader, a tenured psychology professor, after Human Resources and campus Police & Safety completed a Title IX investigation, as revealed during Monday’s informational meeting about sexual harassment.
Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity will be hosting a protest in support of “Jane” from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday in Union Square on Emporia State’s campus. URGE hopes that the protest will inspire action from the administration.
Many students who attended the Emporia State town hall meeting on sexual harassment Tuesday demanded the firing of a tenured professor who had a sexual misconduct case filed against them by an undergraduate student and demanded answers from the administration.
Associated Student Government introduced a resolution condemning Emporia State’s response to the sexual misconduct case on campus at their meeting Monday. The resolution was in response to a Bulletin article about a sexual misconduct investigation in which “Jane,” an undergraduate Korean stu…
Emporia State President Allison Garrett met with People Respecting Individuality and Diversity in Education (PRIDE) yesterday to discuss the naming of the new residence hall after Kay Schallenkamp after it came to light that protections for LGBTQ students were removed during her time as pres…
Editor’s Note: Emporia State President Allison Garrett sat down with The Bulletin on Monday afternoon for a wide-ranging interview in which she described the process of how tenured faculty could be fired, pondered whether or not she was a role model for women on campus, and defended herself …
The town hall meeting to discuss sexual harassment has been rescheduled for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 in the Preston Family Room due to campus closing yesterday because of the weather.
“Jane,” the South Korean undergrad who kicked a hornet’s nest of controversy when her story of a professor’s sexual misconduct was told in The Bulletin last week, says she hasn’t heard anything new from the administration.
A town hall meeting to discuss sexual harassment will be held today at 3:30 p.m. in the Preston Family Room, planned by Kansas Leadership Center Faculty-in-Residence Gary Wyatt, associate provost and dean of the Honors College and Amy Sage Webb, professor of English, modern language and journalism.
Some students in the Psychology Department are dissatisfied with the university president’s statement in response to The Bulletin's stories this week about an undergraduate student who filed a sexual misconduct case against a tenured professor.
Despite a “preponderance of evidence” that Brian Schrader, a tenured professor of psychology, likely sexually harassed an undergraduate student from South Korea last year in Visser Hall, the student has been left shaken by what she says is the university’s failure to take appropriate action.
Emporia State required a student who reported an incident of sexual misconduct to sign a “Notice of Confidentiality and Non-Retaliation,” which prohibited her from speaking about her case to others - and threatened discipline if she does.
A nursing organization that formed last year called Emporia Men’s Assembly of Nurses aims to help combat the surprise and stereotypes that male nurses often face. It also provides a space for male nurses at ESU to meet and discuss all factors which affect men as nurses.
Kevin Powell, political activist and author, challenged the audience to #readstudytravel to expand their worldviews and create change within their communities during the 2018 MLK Lecture last Friday in the Skyline room. Powell was this year’s featured lecturer, sponsored by the Office of Div…
Over break, Emporia State sent Robert Hart, theater instructor, to Zheijiang Normal University in Jinhua, China to teach drama and theater classes from Dec. 28, 2017 - Jan. 12, 2018.
Two teams of students who competed in the ESU Hult Prize competition have advanced on to semifinals, where they will present their ideas and compete for a place in the finals and the chance for a $1 million prize.
The Tobacco-Free Task Force held an informational meeting yesterday to present on the policy, talk about how the policy will help the environment and hand out swag. As of Jan. 1, Emporia State is a tobacco free campus.
The National Teachers Hall of Fame memorial at the corner of Emporia State’s campus is working on receiving designation as a national monument.
The menorah from the holiday display in the first floor of Plumb Hall has been stolen, according to the Emporia State president’s office. A replacement is planned for later today, the first day of the Jewish holiday.
The Kansas Supreme Court heard two cases at ESU this evening in Webb Hall of the Memorial Union. This is the first time that the Supreme Court has been held in Emporia, and the 14th time held outside of Topeka in its 156 year history.
Brooke Smith’s friends remember her as a kind-hearted, reliable, caring soul who loved soccer, life, and cats of all kinds. Smith, 22 and an Emporia State senior psychology major, died in a head-on collision in Marion County, Kansas, last Saturday. Smith was a former defender on the Emporia …
ESU President Allison Garrett publicly shared her disappointment with the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. View her statement below, and read answers to frequently asked questions here.
Four families have filed a civil lawsuit against Emporia State, the Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) and the former director and former teacher of CECE, alleging emotional and physical abuse of four children. The families are asking for an excess of $2.1 million in damages.
An Eclipse Party will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday in the Union Square, where attendees will be able to view the upcoming solar eclipse, according to ESU’s website. The Peterson Planetarium will provide viewers with special glasses that are needed in order to safely observe…
Today until 3 p.m. Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE) will be located in Union Square so students can sign a petition to end the Hyde Amendment, which prevents the use of federal fund on abortions.
After the shooting, at 1325 Merchant St., that occurred Thursday, and the 49 minute delay in the emergency alert that Emporia State sent out, there have been numerous reactions from students.
Last night at 9:57 p.m. the Emporia Police Department responded to a shots fired call at 1325 Merchant St, according to an official press release from the Emporia Police Department. However, it was not until 10:46 p.m. that an Emporia State Emergency alert was sent out, 49 minutes after the …
Update: 3/10/217- According to a press release from the Emporia Police Department, the victim has been identified as Mahogany Brooks, 38. She was found in the hallway of the second floor and appeared to have been shot multiple times. She was declared dead on the scene. The alleged shooter ha…
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