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Hale must retract or face the axe

Melvin Hale, assistant professor of the School of Library and Information Management, faces termination if he does not retract his claim that Debbie Rittigers wrote the racial slur.  “This is a(n excerpt of a) letter I got from Dr. Vietti the day after the march,” said Melvin Hale. “‘Emporia State University is setting the following condit... Read more »

Lockdown not part of ESU policy

Susan Welte, copy editor

In the case of an active shooter or other campus emergency, Emporia State has policies in place to protect students, but those policies don’t include a lockdown. School officials say that while they try to provide a secure ...  Read More »

Student assaults other in Towers

Dustin Bittel, staff writer

A dispute in the freshmen dorms resulted in a student being taken into custody and later transported to Lyon County jail for a wound on his finger. On Sept. 13, there was fight on the fifth floor of North Tower between tw...  Read More »

‘Party drug’ access easier on college campuses

Harrison Nichols, staff writer

Molly, a form of ecstasy, can be found just as easily as alcohol on college campuses. Molly contains the chemical compound methylene-dioxy-meth-amphetamine (MDMA) which causes increased neurotransmitter activity, according to th...  Read More »

New game store open on 6th

Harrison Nichols, staff writer

A new gaming store, Game Cycle, brings more gaming options to Emporia. Game Cycle, a chain store with nine other locations open across the Midwest since 2009, offers its customers everything from the early arcade game P...  Read More »

Emporia ranks 16th in best commuter cities in Kansas

Josh Dale, staff writer

Emporia has been ranked number 16 on a list of best commuter cities in Kansas by The Obrella Insider, an insurance report and information company. Kerry Sull, city clerk, said that the easy access to different highways allows...  Read More »

Oak tree itch mites take over Emporia

Oak tree itch mites take over Emporia

Ariel Cooley and Payge Quintana

After spending a day doing yard work, Rebecca McKenzie, administrative specialist in the art department, noticed a very red, itchy bite. A trip to the doctor’s office told her she had been bitten by a mite. “I have g...  Read More »

Search committee begins airport interviews

Presidential Search Committee Closes Doors on ESU

Senator visits Fallen Educators memorial

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Volleyball falls to Nebraska-Kearney

Volleyball falls to Nebraska-Kearney

Adam Blake, sports writer

After defeating Fort Hays State Friday night, the Emporia State volleyball team was determined to keep up the streak against 14th ranked Nebraska-Kearny last Saturday at White Auditor...  Read More »

XC runs 2nd, 5th at home

Hornets use big plays to sting Northeastern

Volleyball falls to Ichabods at home

Hornet soccer clawed by Tigers

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Oct. 1

Sept. 23 Officer reported a small horse in the road north of Trusler Sports Complex at 18th and Whittier. Officer assisted Emporia Police Dept. with a car stop at 1100 E 12th. Officers were notified...  Read More »

October 1, 2015

Jimmy Santiago Baca Reading Review

Jimmy Santiago Baca Reading Review

Katelyn Dorrell, staff writer

The Preston Family Room filled with the excited chatter of three generations Monday Sept. 21 as people awaited the reading of Jimmy Santiago Baca. The Emporia State Memorial...  Read More »

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