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I should’ve known how quickly a sunny afternoon can turn into a chilling evening in these old towns of Switzerland. I had just finished my stroll through the streets of Aarau to the overlooking point of Alpenzeiger when it started to rain. It wasn’t anything heavy; just a sprinkle really.  

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I hear it from people every year. I hear it from random strangers in the store. I think it to myself in disbelief: Why are Christmas decorations already in the store? I haven’t even bought anything for fall or Halloween and Christmas is already being shoved down our throats.

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I have recently been on the path to trying to be approved for an emotional support animal. As someone who struggles frequently with severe anxiety and depression, both my doctor and my counselor have decided this would be beneficial for me. However, my doctors note is not good enough for Emp…

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What is the very first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words ‘Mental Illness’? Is it something along the lines of a crazy person in a straight-jacket? Or a simple college student?

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For many students, health insurance is not an optional expenditure. UnitedHealthcare, the insurance provider for student insurance plans through Emporia State, is now more expensive than ever. 

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From authentic Mexican food trucks, to sushi and burgers, Emporia offers a great variety of food despite its size. 

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Sandy Hook Promise, a national non-profit, released a back-to-school ad last week with a very charged message: Do something about school shootings. 

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At first glance, the sleeping pod looks very out of place. Next to stacks of books with people working on homework around, I wondered how anyone was supposed to get sleep. After a quick issue regarding my reservation in which they weren’t sure if I even had one, the girl attending to the pod…

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Many students have seen the construction going on around campus, such as Morse, Roosevelt, etc. While the improvements are much needed, and beneficial for Emporia State, one still might question why some students are living in dorms that have had multiple problems in the first three weeks of…

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As a junior in high school, I knew I wanted to study abroad as much as possible in college. Most students only go for one or two semesters, but I plan to spend most of my college career abroad. I decided to study abroad for five consecutive semesters.

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When I walk into the dining room of the buffet, I am usually prepared to be swarmed by a sea of customers making their way to the stack of fried chicken that was just brought out.

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It’s a Saturday afternoon in late October, you’re geared up in your Emporia State attire: A bright gold hoodie, black skinny jeans and face stickers. You’re pumped and ready to support those Hornets. But, will they win or lose? 

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As a fairly small college campus, there are so many different forms of transportation to get from class to class. 

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“Travel the world when you’re young!” “Study abroad if you can!” Especially as students, we hear these phrases a lot. I decided to heed this advice, and although it is well worth it in the end, studying abroad can be an intimidating experience. Therefore, I’ve decided to dish out some tips a…

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In a recent Opinion piece which appeared in the Topeka Capital-Journal, Senator Anthony Hensley reported that two individuals, Kansas Senate President, Susan Wagle, and her right hand man, Senator Jim Henning, have effectively decided the fate of proposed Medicaid expansion in Kansas.  

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To Margaret, There will be many challenges that you undertake during your tenure as Editor-in-Chief of The Bulletin at Emporia State University. You have already experienced many challenges working for the paper as an editor, but being the Editor-in-Chief will be a different sort of taxing.T…

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A U.S. tourist and her tour guide were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda earlier this month. They were taken in the southwestern region of Queen Elizabeth National Park. 

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When I took my first journalism class in high school, I had no idea I’d end up where I am today. As a high school freshman, I wasn’t very social, but I still wanted to get involved. My plan was to join either newspaper or yearbook. Ultimately, I went with newspaper because I felt that work w…

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Once I started college, I could not wait to get a place of my own. It took over a year to find a place and save enough to move, but I finally did it. 

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Each year, a certain amount of the tuition we pay goes toward additional fees. These fees cover admissions to athletic events among other things. However, these fees do not include admissions to arts events.

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As a future educator, I know that my students will need to know why they are learning the content I present in order to be motivated to complete tasks they are assigned. As an Elementary Education major at Emporia State, I do not understand why we are required to pass handwriting proficiency…

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An Australian white nationalist shot and killed 50 innocents and injured 50 more at two mosques last Friday, March 15 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He livestreamed 17 minutes of the event on Facebook.

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As someone studying social sciences education, history is clearly something I value and find important. However, in my experience, especially in high school, I felt that my English teachers taught me more history than my actual history teachers.

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In a Bulletin editorial dated February 8th, Bailey Miller offered her opinion that, in her words, “General Education Courses are a Waste of Time.”  I disagree, but I get it. As a professor, advisor, and parent, I often see the lack of connection between courses like College Algebra, English …

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“The Kissing Booth” arrived on Netflix with a splash and hasn’t left the spotlight, especially with the announcement that a sequel is arriving soon.

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“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” - Martin Luther King Jr.

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Serial killers aren’t something that a lot of people talk about in everyday life. However, many people, like me, find them super fascinating. 

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Serial killers aren’t something that a lot of people talk about in everyday life. However, many people, like me, find them super fascinating. 

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A day lost on most, Feb. 19, marks the 77th anniversary of the Japanese American Internment, also known as Remembrance Day.

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“Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way” - Christopher Hitchens

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I started out living in North towers and was just so excited that I didn’t notice anything about how the towers are getting old.

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“To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.” - Thomas Paine

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