Ken Hush was named Emporia State’s 18th president by the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) on Wednesday.
While Anthony Salvatore recounted the horrific reality of what happens when children are killed in school shootings, 8-year-old Brady Wiebel and his 4-year-old sister Grace Wiebel played with emotional support bunnies in the back of the crowd.
In the aftermath of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas where 19 children and two teachers were killed after a gunman opened fire in their classroom, Emporia State students, staff and members of the Emporia community held a protest.
A petition has been circulating around the Emporia State campus and community following the announcement that the Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) will be closing and the Butcher Education Center will be demolished.
A forum to gather student input on the search for a new provost at Emporia State was lightly attended and cut short on Thursday. The forum, one of three for campus input on hiring a replacement for the previous provost George Arasimowicz, was scheduled two weeks after classes ended for the s…
Ken Weaver was announced the new interim executive director of The National Teachers Hall of Fame (NTHF) Monday afternoon in Visser Hall during a press conference held by Emporia State. The NTHF Board of Trustees asked Weaver to step in until a new executive director is selected, according t…
When the editor-in-chief of Emporia State’s The Bulletin checked the newspaper racks on April 15 outside of Starbucks in the Memorial Union, she found two manila folders hiding the papers’ front page. The lead story of the April 14 edition was about a former student who was sued by Emporia S…
Five first place awards, including honors for Investigative Writing and Best Newspaper Website, were claimed by The Bulletin in this year’s Kansas Press Association “Awards of Excellence” competition. In all, the newspaper took home 14 awards.
Associated Student Government’s (ASG) annual safety walk has raised concerns on Emporia State’s campus, some of which were brought up during the last safety walk in 2019. ASG passed a resolution addressing these concerns, which include poor lighting and insufficient emergency phones, with a …
On Thursday April 12, each Emporia State fraternity sat in attendance during an Interfraternity Council (IFC) meeting to discuss alcohol limitations. While one amendment unanimously passed in favor of limiting the percentage of alcohol allowed on a fraternity’s premises to 15% or lower, a di…
Emporia State announced the committee enlisted to find the campus’s next provost on April 1. The list comprised of 15 wide-ranging faculty members and one undergraduate student, according to the statement emailed to campus.
During this year’s annual allocation meeting held by the Associated Student Government (ASG) on April 7, senators were met with conflicts throughout. After each Recognized Student Organization (RSO) settled into room 118 of Visser Hall, ASG senators addressed funding and accidently combined …
The Bulletin was honored with two first places and more than a dozen other awards announced Sunday and Monday at the Kansas Collegiate Media spring conference in Wichita. The newspaper nearly swept the category for investigative/in-depth news writing.
What began as a six-page essay assignment for a “Studies in Young Adult Literature” course has turned into a full-fledged, multi-semester thesis project for Emporia State senior secondary theater and speech education and secondary English education major, Chelsie (Glover) Baldwin.
When Kaitlynd Brasher sat last month in her Volkswagen outside of the Wichita bakery where she works, trying to appeal a court decision she says didn’t leave her enough money to live on, she suddenly found herself facing an empty phone screen.
The Emporia State Phi Delta Theta fraternity will become nationally recognized and will be re-founded on April 15 and 16. The fraternity will participate in a two day long ceremony that will include an initiation and installation, according to Jayden Humphrey, junior vocal education major a…
On March 25, a Women’s History Month award reception was held for people who made progress for women. Two awards were given to people who make contributions to the women of Emporia State and to people committed to promoting women’s growth in school. A scholarship was also awarded.
A different kind of sorority has officially been voted in as a recognized student organization as unanimously decided by Associated Student Government members during their meeting on March 24.
With the search for a new university president underway here at Emporia State, The Bulletin spoke revolution to 10 students on what they are looking for in our next university president. Here is what they said:
As the Russian attack on Ukraine continues, news sources have kept Americans updated daily. Conversations on Emporia States campus related to the invasion are happening in classes, within peer groups and on social media.
Residential Life hosts events and student activities throughout the year. Feb. 22 they hosted Privilege Beads in the lobby of the Towers resident halls. The event was meant to discuss different kinds of privilege and how they apply to each individual.
My Sista’s Keeper, an open forum and mental health check-in, was held Feb. 23 in the Diversity Lounge. The event was hosted by Diversity Student Programs and the Topeka Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta (DST) and planned by Ariel Strachan, a graduate student of forensic science and an alu…
Tuesday was the first day that masks were no longer required in Emporia State campus buildings. However, professors have been given the option to continue requiring masks in their own classrooms.
Earlier this month, Emporia State provost George Arasimowicz resigned after a leave of absence. On Jan. 31, the position of interim provost for Emporia State University was filled by Gary Wyatt.
Kansas Senator Jeff Longbine and representatives Mark Schreiber and Eric Smith discussed redistricting maps and the Attracting Powerful Economic Expansion Act (APEX) at a legislative dialogue on Saturday at Flint Hills Technical College.
Masks will no longer be required on campus as of Tuesday, March 1. Emporia State’s Future Planning Group made this announcement Tuesday afternoon, following Gov. Laura Kelly’s decision to rescind the mask mandate for the executive branch of the Kansas government, according to the email sent …
Student fees at Emporia State have paid for a new sand volleyball court to be built on campus for students. This will be a regulated collegiate court open 24 hours a day for students to use at any time.
The new Bloom House Shelter and Drop-In Center, located at 301 W. 11th Ave., is an “inclusive refuge,” according to their flier, and offers mental health services, case management, food, clothes and hygiene items, as well as life skills classes and recreational activities, to vulnerable, at …
With COVID-19 cases rising quickly again in Kansas, it is now more important than ever to be able to get tested quickly and accurately. Fortunately, at-home testing kits are now free to the public. According to In January, the Federal Government purchased 1 billion at-home test kits that can…
Emporia State’s former provost, George Arasimowicz, has resigned after only a year in the position, according to a campus email sent out to students, faculty and staff this afternoon by Interim President Ken Hush. It has not been announced why he has resigned.
Shelly Gehrke has taken on the newly created position of Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success. Her first day in the new position was Jan. 10.
The dean of Emporia State’s Honors College, Gary Wyatt, will be taking on the role of acting provost, according to an email Interim President Ken Hush sent to faculty and staff on Friday.
Greg Kossover will lead the presidential search committee for Emporia State. He was selected by the Kansas Board of Regents during their January meeting.
Throughout the fall semester at Emporia State, students and faculty have been encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 through the #VaxToNormal campaign.
The discontinuation of the physics program at Emporia State has been temporarily put on hold and the program has been granted until Dec. 22 to create a plan to prevent the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science in physics from being discontinued.
The physics program at Emporia State has been given a second chance, but there is still a possibility that it could be discontinued if they don’t come up with an acceptable plan to increase enrollment and become more cost effective by Dec. 22.
An Emporia State alumnus was named interim president by the Kansas Board of Regents yesterday afternoon. Ken Hush will replace the current acting president, George Arasimowicz, while KBOR launches their search for ESU’s 18th president.
The Student Veteran Association is working to provide better resources for all campus veterans, including students, faculty, staff and those not involved with the SVA.
An award-winning investigative journalist and Emporia State alum has joined the Committee to Protect Journalists, an international nonprofit based in New York, the organization announced recently.
TOPEKA – The individual defendants in a civil action brought by Brian Schrader, a former Emporia State professor who accused the university of reverse discrimination and other claim following a sexual assault scandal that rocked campus in 2018, have been dismissed from the case.
Emporia State president Allison Garrett is leaving the university and taking a new position as the chancellor and chief executive officer for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. Her last day at ESU will be on Oct. 15.
Mental health and wellbeing are an increasingly important and relevant issue that people of all cultures, backgrounds, and professions try to maintain in a variety of ways.
ESU Esports is now officially a Recognized Student Organization at Emporia State. The Associated Student Government recognized the club with a 19-0 vote during their meeting on Sept. 30.
Emporia State’s provost was announced as acting president by the Kansas Board of Regents Tuesday morning. KBOR will discuss the interim president at a later meeting.