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Garrett formally inducted as ESU’s 17th president

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 president of Emporia State University, a position I am humble to hold,” Garrett said. “I have spent these last few months getting ... 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

Emily Giffin, Staff Writer

Since renovations began in 2013 at the William Allen White library several emergency exit alarms and detection arms have been disabled or removed. In that same time, the number of materials that have gone missing has increased...  Read More »

Full inauguration costs unknown by committee

Maggie Unruh, Staff Writer

“Perhaps when things are seemingly at their darkest, it might be the time for a celebration of who we are and what our institution means,” said Jim Bartruff, co-chair of the inauguration planning committee and director ...  Read More »

Deans: Striking the Balance Between Upkeep and Leadership

Alex Prince, Staff Writer

Emporia State’s schools and academic departments are made up of parts, with each faculty member playing a vital role. Ed Bashaw, dean of the school of business, Michelle Hammond, dean of libraries and archives, Kenneth Weaver, ...  Read More »

Faculty Senate rushes to pass weapons policy bill on concealed carry

Dustin Bittel, Assignment Editor

The Faculty Senate passed Faculty Senate Bill 16001 Weapons Policy: Concealed Carry Tuesday with no amendments to it and only one resolution before the time was up. The bill passed with 19 in favor, five against and three ...  Read More »

Local woman opens bookstore in Ellen Plumb’s name

Hannah Jeffers-Huser, Audience First Editor

Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore, 1101 Commercial St., whose main focus is to showcase local authors, opened for business under the ownership of Marcia Lawrence Sept. 6. The bookstore is open 10 a.m to 7 p.m. Monday throug...  Read More »

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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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