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Alpha Kappa Lambda Hosts Slam Poetry Night

Alpha Kappa Lambda Hosts Slam Poetry Night

Alex Prince, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hornet Life

Alpha Kappa Lambda hosted their annual slam poetry night last Wednesday in the memorial union ballroom. Officially titled, “Alpha Kappa Slambda,” the event invited students to perform and share their original poetry. Alec Walberg, freshman theatre education, performed his piece, “A War in the Stars,... Read more »

Emporia watches presidential debate

Abby Ponce, Photo Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

A night with Anthem Lights

A night with Anthem Lights

Maggie Unruh, Staff Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hornet Life

“Getting to see all the work we’ve put in come together and being able to hang out with them, it’s awesome,” said Lisa Foster, sophomore business management major.  The Union Activities Council at Emporia State University has worked to bring in Anthem Lights for a performance yesterday.  Ant... Read more »

Hispanic heritage month kicks off with festivities

September 27, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

Yesterday night played host to many activities on campus, but Kellogg Circle played host to brilliant colors, food and heritage. The Hispanic heritage month kick-off featured food, conversation, dancing and music yesterday evening from 5-7 p.m. “An event like this makes me proud that I chose Emporia Sta... Read more »

Healthy campus week addresses seven dimensions

Emily Giffin, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

Health is more than being physically fit. There are seven dimensions that affect the overall health of students and staff on campus and each of them is being showcased Sept. 19--22 during National Healthy Campus Week. “The seven dimensions of wellness are physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational,... Read more »

Seven days of service gives opportunities to students

Seven days of service gives opportunities to students

Emily Giffin, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life

Each day this week featured a different kind of service event for students, staff and community members to give back to the community. As the name of the week suggests, seven events were planned for the week running September 19-25. Events for the week included writing thank you notes to university staff... Read more »

Local woman opens bookstore in Ellen Plumb’s name

Local woman opens bookstore in Ellen Plumb’s name

Hannah Jeffers-Huser, Audience First Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life, News

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 through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. The store has received a large amount of ... Read more »

Author visits ESU

Author visits ESU

Dustin Bittel, Assignment Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life, News

The Visiting Writers Series kicked off Monday with visiting poet, author and editor of “New Letters” magazine, Robert Stewart. Stewart began writing in his early 20’s and has two books containing essays from his personal experiences and a few books that contain his poetry. “They (his poem... Read more »

Campus clean up encourages pride in grounds

Campus clean up encourages pride in grounds

Emily Giffin, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life, News

Students travel on campus nearly every day, but it is not every day that they stop to help keep it clean. The Love Your Campus Clean Up provided exactly that opportunity. “The whole purpose to this is to uphold our respect for campus and remember that needs to be cared for too,” said Kayla Gilmore,... Read more »

Entrepreneurial student springboards off of success

Entrepreneurial student springboards off of success

Maggie Unruh, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Hornet Life, News

“There are moms that walk by and tell their kid ‘do well in school so you don’t end up mowing lawns like this guy,’’” said Houston Sober, junior business administration major.  “You can sit behind a desk if you want. When I realized I’m really happy outdoors and I don’t want to be sit... Read more »

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