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Master’s Library Science program ranked 11

Hannah Jeffers-Huser, copy editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

Emporia State’s online Master of Library Science program was ranked number 11 on a list of most affordable and top ranked MLS programs. The best master’s degrees website examined 56 universities and chose 30 to feature. “ESU library and information science program offers the Master of Library Science, M... Read more »

Take a break during finals week

Hannah Jeffers-Huser, copy editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

The William Allen White library will be hosting stress relief events throughout dead week and finals week. Each day there will be a different activity to allow students to de-stress from their studying and tests. “Among other activities, we’ll be hosting a table for ‘Color Your Stress Away’ ... Read more »

Students help promote teacher appreciation

Students help promote teacher appreciation

Dustin Bittel, Copy Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

Five students from the public relations cases and campaigns class are helping to promote teacher appreciation week. They are working in collaboration with the National Teachers Hall of Fame and helping their “One in a Million Campaign” to honor educators. “The campaign is something we started abou... Read more »

Outrage at banning sexual conduct from schools

Hannah Jeffers-Huser, copy editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

A Kansas bill was amended in February that would prosecute teachers and administration for presenting “harmful” material to minors in their schools. Senate Bill 56 was proposed by Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, after an outcry from a poster in a school that included oral sex and other forms ... Read more »

Gamers’ Guild hosts ‘Smash Bros brawl’ tournament

Dustin Bittel, Copy Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

The Gamers’ Guild, a Recognized Student Organization, hosted a “Super Smash Bros Brawl” tournament last saturday in the Veterans Hall of Honor in the Memorial Union. The tournament was held both as a fundraiser and as a way to raise awareness about the guild, according to Norman Anderson, Gamers... Read more »

Spring Bash held as end of the year celebration

Spring Bash held as end of the year celebration

Dustin Bittel, Copy Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

The Towers Activities Council held a Spring Bash last Saturday to celebrate the end of the semester for the on-campus residents and the Emporia Community. “We started constructing the idea of doing a huge end of the year bash in about March,” said Shelby Fairchild, TAC vice-president and freshma... Read more »

April 21, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hornet Life

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Budget cuts may effect ESU

Alrick Johnson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

Although President Allison Garrett claims Emporia State was able to absorb the budget cuts doled out by Gov. Sam Brownback, there may have already been some consequences because of these cuts that are out of ESU’s immediate control. Debra Taylor, instructor of sociology, anthropology and crime and delinquency ... Read more »

Assessment Champion awards faculty for creativity, hard work

Assessment Champion awards faculty for creativity, hard work

Harrison Nichols, Copy Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

The 2016 Assessment Champion Award Winners were announced last week. This award recognizes the effort, hard-work, and commitment of faculty who are working to improve assessment on campus and are trying to improve student learning. Nominations were made by the Emporia State community and the Student Lea... Read more »

ESU honors students perform critical research

Alrick Johnson, staff writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

Honors Chemistry II students at Emporia State are using their research of radon and its harmful effects on homes to help the Emporia area by volunteering to check homes for free. The group of students is comprised of Alireza Nasrazadani, freshman biochemistry and molecular biology major; Hernan Hernandez, fre... Read more »

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