Homecoming History

Homecoming History

The history of Emporia State’s Homecoming traditions are not clear, but date back to as early as 1916...The Homecoming king and queen were not introduced until 1932, where the unofficial queen was announced. At the time, she was called a princess.

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Emporia State holds first Hispanic History Month banquet

Emporia State holds first Hispanic History Month banquet

Every year since 1968 from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated and recognized across the United States. Yesterday, Emporia State held the final banquet of the celebration in Webb Hall that provided a dinner and featured guest speaker.

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Faculty Senate focuses on growth, MU, academic dishonesty policy

Faculty Senate focuses on growth, MU, academic dishonesty policy

The Senate Faculty meeting kicked off at 3:30 in the afternoon Tuesday, Oct. 7 in the Preston Family Room in the Memorial Union.

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Emporia Mainstreet hosts Homecoming Shop Hop

Emporia Mainstreet hosts Homecoming Shop Hop

As part of the Homecoming festivities, Emporia Mainstreet is hosting its first official Shop Hop. Shops on Commercial Street will each be having their own deals for participating guests. The Shop Hop will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Inhabitants of ESU

Inhabitants of ESU

In 2010, New York City photographer, Brandon, last name not publicized, set out on a mission to create a catalogue of New York City’s inhabitants. He entitled his work “Humans of New York,” and he hasn’t stopped complying stories through photographs and quotes since. Using HONY and the Homecoming theme, “Every Hornet has a Story” as inspiration, here are a few stories from Hornets around campus.

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Homecoming 2014 #myhornetstory

Homecoming 2014 #myhornetstory

"Every Hornet has a Story" even the Homecoming candidates. Here are their stories about how they ended up at Emporia State.

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Flash back to 2011

Flash back to 2011

Emporia State alumni, previous Associated Student Government president and 2011 Homecoming candidate, Ashley Jowers, is continuing her education, but still loves everything ESU. Jowers is now working on her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She hopes to become a school occupational therapist or work in the geriatric population at a skilled nursing facility.

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“Working” musical debuts tonight

“Working” musical debuts tonight

Playing off the theme of “Every Hornet has a story,” the Homecoming musical “Working,” debuts at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Albert Taylor Hall.

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Legacy Day honors award-winning authors

Spanish instructor continues to reach her goals

Alumna uses personal experience to help others

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Mens coach Vandiver once great player

Mens coach Vandiver once great player

Vandiver has had a wealth of experience in the game of basketball, both as a coach and as a player. Vandiver was a standout at Hutchinson Junior College, leading them to a national title in 1988 before signing on for a scholarship at Colorado University, where he was the Big 8 rookie of the year. He was a two time All Big 8 team member, and in only three seasons with CU he became third in all-time scoring at the school. He currently sits at fourth on that list. After his collegiate career was finished, he entered the NBA draft and was selected 25 overall by the Golden State Warriors but never played for them.

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Hornets hope to cage Tigers for Homecoming

Soccer Wins 3, Loses 1

Cross Country conquers delays

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