With the end of the fall semester coming up, students have gotten used to the flow of college. Formerly terrified Freshman are nearing the end of their first college semester with lots of experience under their belt.
We all know it: Sodexo food is not great. In fact, it kinda makes me die inside. No one goes to college expecting to love the provided food, but we at least expect to get the most out of it since we’re paying $1,000 plus some for a meal plan.
When I was younger, I was extremely interested in writing. I would spend hours writing my own books and stories for other people to enjoy. Go figure I now write for a newspaper. No one who knew me well was shocked.
Many colleges require their athletes to attend some form of study hall. Students who are not athletes are not required to attend study halls. So the question is: Should it be required for just athletes or all students?
In the age of the internet, misinformation is more rampant than ever. As citizens, it’s our job to fact check and find the correct information on our own. All too often, the information we consume is found on Twitter and Facebook.
This past Saturday, I had a plan to visit the Aare Canyon Gorge. I took a train to the nearest town to the gorge (Meiringen) and asked for a bus to take me there. The sweet, old bus driver told me that the gorge is closed to visitors until spring.
The stereotype of 18-year-olds off to college ‘just having fun’ could be hurting the average university student who is working and/or raising children, and struggling to secure food and housing while getting an education.
The other day, I was walking to class as usual. I wasn’t looking to eavesdrop on anyone, but something caught my attention. A girl was discussing with her friend, her current relationship issues.
As winter quickly approaches and the sun sets earlier and earlier it is important to find time to add a bit of warmth to your day. Though I don’t drink much coffee, Gravel City Roasters is the best place to do it.
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.
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.
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…
The press has the freedom to ask questions without fear of retaliation. However, when U.S. Attorney General William Barr made a visit to Wichita State’s campus nearly two weeks ago, that was not the case.
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?
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.
Most employees in the state of Kansas recently received a 2.5% pay increase. But because state universities are funded differently, so Emporia State faculty and staff did not automatically get the full increase.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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?
“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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
As people, we tend to hold on to the things we’re comfort-able with. We stick with the same things because we’re used to them and we know how they function in general.
This past week, Emporia State brought two candidates to campus to speak with students, faculty and staff as they considered them for the Senior Diversity Officer position in our administration.
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…
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.
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.
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 …