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.
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 …
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.
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 …
Koch college hosted various programs on interview tips, resume feedback, internship opportunities and mock interviews from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 5 in Cremer hall.
This fall semester, Emporia State students are greeted with renovations all around campus. The biggest of them being the Morse project.
Hewleek McKoy is one of 60 students from across the nation that was selected by the Open Jar Institute in New York City for their summer intensive program. McKoy is a senior theatre major at Emporia State.
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.
Getting Involved with Volunteering in Emporia has been providing students with volunteer opportunities for nearly 10 years, according the Blythe Eddy, director of student activities and community service.
With Associated Student Government elections coming up, Dylan Schneider, election commissioner and sophomore elementary education major, and ASG held information meetings this week for students interested in running.
Emporia State President Allison Garrett will be holding several small group discussions in the hopes of finding new ways to move the campus forward.
Kevin Rabas, the 2017- 2019 Kansas poet laureate and chair of Emporia State’s English, modern language and journalism department, read his poem “Kansas Awakening” at Gov. Laura Kelly’s inauguration on Jan. 14 in Topeka.
The Associated Student Government failed to pass a motion that would begin the impeachment process of the student body vice president during last Thursday’s meeting. The vote was 12 in favor, 1 against and 6 abstentions.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
As part of an international day dedicated to charitable donations, the Emporia State Foundation debuted a new crowdfunding platform, giveGOLD, and raised over $5,000.
During finals week, there will be a Harry Potter themed escape room from 12-10 p.m., Dec. 11 on the third floor of the William Allen White Library.
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…
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…
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.
During last week’s Veterans Day celebration, three students participated in a reader’s theater performance based off of interviews from World War I in White Library.
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.
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.
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…
A community flag event to honor veterans, current and former Emporia State students, and local veterans was held Nov. 3 as the beginning of the 2018 All Veterans Tribute Week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
During the Council of Faculty Senate Presidents meeting they discussed the consenting relationship policy deadline for the Kansas Board of Regents. They also passed a motion to propose required accessibility for meetings.
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.
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.
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.