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ESU adapts to concealed carry laws

Concealed weapons will be allowed on all Kansas college universities beginning July 2017. Four Emporia State administrators were on a open forum panel to answer questions regarding the changing law. “A change in the law isn’t suddenly going to make a law abiding citizen into a criminal,” said Kevin Johnson, general counsel. “If a person is goin... Read more »

Siblings take on music scene together

Siblings take on music scene together

Susan Welte, Opinion Editor

Playing music together was never hard for Jeffrey and Joylin Hall. Now, the brother and sister have formed a band – Synchronis -– with three other members. “I spent most of college trying to put a band together, and ...  Read More »

Cowboy bar to open in March

Cowboy bar to open in March

Sarah Spoon, Managing Editor

Susan and Jason Brinkman of Emporia plan to open The Bourbon Cowboy Bar, on March 25 at 605 Commercial St., to serve the under served market of cowboy bars in Emporia. “We (Emporia) used to say we’re the ‘front porch of the...  Read More »

Former student’s  sentencing scheduled

Former student’s sentencing scheduled

Ariel Cooley, Editor-In-Chief

EUREKA– The sentencing court date for former Emporia State student teacher Kourtnie Sanchez, who pled guilty to multiple sex crimes involving high school students, is scheduled for today in Greenwood county district court. ...  Read More »

ESU Yik-Yak home to cyberbullying

Ariel Cooley, Editor-In-Chief

While participating ina  class last Monday, a student was notified by a classmate that someone had posted a Yak that said he wasn’t funny and told him to be quiet. Jay Vehige, sophomore photography and graphic design ma...  Read More »

Student Foundation sells ribs to complete challenge

Student Foundation sells ribs to complete challenge

Dustin Bittel, Copy Editor

The Student Foundation had their ‘Barbeque for ESU’ last Saturday to meet a challenge to raise $20,000 to put towards ESU scholarships. “During homecoming, an anonymous donor issued a challenge to five areas on campu...  Read More »

Diversity and Inclusion Alliance plan environmental audit

Diversity and Inclusion Alliance plan environmental audit

Sarah Spoon, Managing Editor

The University Diversity and Inclusion Alliance, a group created last semester to assist with diversity at Emporia State, is creating a Diversity and Inclusion Plan with projects that will span over the next few years. “...  Read More »

Four students awarded by State Music Association

Clay Guild volunteers at Open Studio

Vietnam professor visits ESU

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Moore leads Hornets to victory

Moore leads Hornets to victory

Ace Finch, Sports Editor

Emporia State men’s basketball team won 78-66 when they played Pittsburg State on Saturday. 48  of the Hornet’s points were scored from in front of the free throw line. ...  Read More »

Lady Hornet softball falters in season opener

Hornet baseball takes two of three in weekend series

ESU crumbles late to Gorillas

Hornets deprived of win by five points in overtime

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Police Report

Feb. 3 Officer stopped KS 518HCN in 200 E 14th. Verbal warning for a one-way violation in 1400 Market. Feb. 4 Bridget Courtney reported her vehicle was broken into in Lot 11. Kimaly Insaly reported a theft from ...  Read More »

February 11, 2016

Beyonce’s “Formation”: The Song v The Music Video

Beyonce’s “Formation”: The Song v The Music Video

Ralvell Rogers II, Web Editor

I may get a lot of hate for my opinion on this piece, but I’ve actually thought, read articles and had extensive conversations about Beyonce’s “Formation” single and its...  Read More »

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