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ESU football players fear retaliation for speaking about protests

Ralvell Rogers II, Managing Editor

Three ESU football players refused to comment on the recent silent protests of the National Anthem for fear of retaliation in the form of being kicked off of the team or losing their scholarship. One player was only willing to...  Read More »

Kansas universities forced to allow concealed carry

Dustin Bittel, Assignment Editor

Emporia State’s faculty senate passed the weapons policy on concealed carry, allowing guns to be carried on campus as long as they are concealed in compliance with Kansas law, last Tuesday. There are a variety of mixed stud...  Read More »

Don’t text, just drive competition underway

Emily Giffin, Staff Writer

The ‘Don’t Text, Just Drive’ competition is in full swing on campus at Emporia State University, encouraging students to take the pledge not to text and drive. “It is important for students to pledge not to text and dri...  Read More »

Emporia walks for suicide awareness

Alayne Weber, Staff Writer

The Out of the Darkness Walk is an event that has been held in Emporia for four years now, and is designed to raise awareness for suicide. This year’s walk took place Saturday afternoon at Jones Park, with over 200 part...  Read More »

Garrett formally inducted as ESU’s 17th president

Dustin Bittel, Assignment Editor

Allison Garrett was officially inducted as the president of Emporia State Friday. This marks Garrett as ESU’s 17th president and its second female president. “It is an honor to stand before you today as the 17th presi...  Read More »

Diversity and Inclusion Alliance Presents Draft Plan for Review

Alex Prince, Staff Writer

The University Diversity and Inclusion Alliance held a meeting last Wed., inviting students and faculty to discuss and critique a draft plan proposed by the Alliance in the hopes of creating a more inclusive campus cultur...  Read More »

New Dean looks to implement library security system

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Hornets use big first half to coast past Lions, 49-21

Adam Blake, Sports Editor

The Hornets scored a touchdown on 6 of their 8 first-half possessions, propelling them to a 49-21 win over Missouri Southern State last Saturday in front of the Family & F...  Read More »

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Police Reports from ESU Police and Safety

Sept. 14 Twin Towers Complex Reception Center reported a suspicious odor on South Twin Towers 4th floor. Officers were unable to locate source. Sept. 15 Officer provided escort for a female student from Sect...  Read More »

September 26, 2016

Local Book Stores and their Importance

Ralvell Rogers II, Managing Editor

Ever since the grand opening of Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore on Commercial, I have come to a realization that we should care more about local bookstores in our communiti...  Read More »

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The student news site of Emporia State University.
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