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Save the Elephants

Ivory Ella, a recently popular online shop, supports elephant preservation by donating 10 percent of their profits to Save the Elephants and has gained attention from Emporia State students. The Elephant Pants is another company with the same mission, but their company donates a percentage of their profits to fund the rangers and parks that serve th... Read more »

Hale being paid, has no duties

Ariel Cooley, Editor-In-Chief

Melvin Hale, former assistant professor at the School of Library and Information Management, received a notice in December that his contract would not be renewed, however he continues to receive his full salary of $59,000 unt...  Read More »

Forum to elaborate on concealed carry laws

Ariel Cooley, Editor-In-Chief

The Black Student Union and Associated Student Government have teamed up to host a concealed carry forum at 6 p.m. tonight in Webb Hall II. The Kansas Board of Regents decided to allow the exemption for public schools in th...  Read More »

Suicide prevention training for educators and administrators

Dustin Bittel, Copy Editor

Kansas Senate Bill 323, if passed into law, would require licensed educators and school administrators to undergo at least two hours of suicide prevention training annually. “A lot of teachers are already mandatory r...  Read More »

Garrett continues 1863 Scholarship

Garrett continues 1863 Scholarship

Dustin Bittel, Copy Editor

President Allison Garrett has decided to continue a scholarship started by former President Shonrock, worth $1,863. Students must write an essay reflecting on how Emporia State has changed their life to be considered for the ...  Read More »

Concealed carry topic remains with Faculty

Concealed carry topic remains with Faculty

Ariel Cooley, Editor-In-Chief

The faculty discussed confusion regarding the new weapons policy, its effects on Emporia State, and how to improve second year retention at the first meeting of the semester. The Faculty Senate also introduced six new bills....  Read More »

Walthar appointed co-chair American Library Association

James H. Walther, assistant professor of the School of Library and Information Management, has been appointed co-chair of the American Library Association, Library Instruction Round Table Conference Program Committee. T...  Read More »

Student government kicks off spring semester

URGE to lobby in capital for reproductive rights

Gender neutral pronouns making slow progress at ESU

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Hornets deprived of win by five points in overtime

Hornets deprived of win by five points in overtime

Ace Finch, Sports Editor

Emporia State men’s basketball team lost their second game of the season to Missouri Southern 102-97, despite putting up 97 points and shooting 55 percent from the floor and ...  Read More »

Lady Hornets improve from last game

Dodgeball tournament hosted by Rec Center

Senior quarterback finishes fourth in Hill voting

Hornets shoot poorly in loss to Washburn

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Jan. 27 Parking Enforcement reported a motor vehicle accident involving KS 247GSD in Sector 4. Second vehicle left prior to officer’s arrival. Officer assisted Emporia Police Dept. with a call at 1...  Read More »

February 5, 2016

Drake vs. Other Rappers

Drake vs. Other Rappers

Ralvell Rogers II, Web Editor

Drake is not the best rapper in the world. Sorry, folks, but it’s true. And I know this may seem hard to believe for many Emporia State students because when you listen ...  Read More »

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