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Weather scare closes campus for first time

For the first time ever, the Emporia State campus closed because of the threat of tornadic weather, Tuesday. A campus communication was sent out that said the university would shut down at 3:30 p.m. because of a severe weather threat. Carrie Boettcher, public service executive, participated in situation briefings with the national weather service startin... Read more »

Another budget cut in cards for ESU

Ariel Cooley, editor-in-chief

Emporia State faces another 3 percent cut to funding from the state. The state faces a  projected shortfall of more than $290 million that will need to be found in the next 15 months, according to the Associated Press. Gov...  Read More »

Visser Hall closes after transformer blows

Ariel Cooley, editor-in-chief

Visser Hall is closed until Monday due to a blown transformer. The transformer blew Tuesday, right after the university announced it would be closing at 3:30 p.m. for severe weather. It was purely coincidental that the tra...  Read More »

ASG prepares for final meeting of the year

Ariel Cooley, editor-in-chief

The Associated Student Government vice president addressed the senate about Recognized Student Organizations and the senate voted to grant funds to one organization during the ASG meeting April 22 in the Senate Chambers. Al...  Read More »

Two emergency phone stations remain unfinished

Harrison Nichols, copy editor

There are two emergency phone stations on campus that are currently unusable. One is located between Beach Hall and Roosevelt Hall and the other is by the Student Recreation Center. These two locations weren’t replaci...  Read More »

Diversity and inclusion alliance presents inclusiveness plan

Harrison Nichols, copy editor

The University Diversity and Inclusion Alliance unveiled their plan to make Emporia State a more diverse and inclusive campus at an open presentation last Thursday. Jason Brooks, co-chair of the alliance and assistant dean of ...  Read More »

Skyline Diner to offically close in May

Harrison Nichols, copy editor

The Skyline Diner will be ceasing operation in May. The restaurant, which has been mainly used by faculty members, is a sit-down style restaurant with a salad bar. Skyline, as it is now, opened in 2012 after a re-ded...  Read More »

Suspicious smell reports increase

Memorial tree planted for deceased alumnus

Campus-Wide Alert

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Stockman will likely pitch for USA softball

Adam Blake, Sports Writer

Thanks to donations from friends, family, coaches and her teammates, Eryn Stockman, junior pitcher, is well on her way to the sports experience of a lifetime. Stockman was i...  Read More »

ESU softball dominates nationally ranked Bearcats

Hornets rank at KU Relays

Hornets drop game three of series to Lindenwood

Hornets best RiverHawks

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April 21 Officer stopped KS 787FZB at 104 E 12th.  Verbal warning for a stop sign violation at 12th and Burlingame Rd. Officers contacted bee keepers to remove a bee hive from the east side of Memor...  Read More »

April 28, 2016

What’s Your Secret to Loving the Run?

Josie Rozell, Blogger

It’s a valid question. If you’ve gone through the public school system as a child, you’ve most likely been conditioned to view running as a punishment, something that...  Read More »

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