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Deans: Striking the Balance Between Upkeep and Leadership

Deans: Striking the Balance Between Upkeep and Leadership

Alex Prince, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
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Emporia State’s schools and academic departments are made up of parts, with each faculty member playing a vital role. Ed Bashaw, dean of the school of business, Michelle Hammond, dean of libraries and archives, Kenneth Weaver, dean of the teacher’s college, and Brent Thomas, dean of the college of... Read more »

Faculty Senate rushes to pass weapons policy bill on concealed carry

Faculty Senate rushes to pass weapons policy bill on concealed carry

Dustin Bittel, Assignment Editor
September 23, 2016
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The Faculty Senate passed Faculty Senate Bill 16001 Weapons Policy: Concealed Carry Tuesday with no amendments to it and only one resolution before the time was up. The bill passed with 19 in favor, five against and three abstentions. “I’ve been doing some poking around and I asked university counsel,” said An... 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
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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
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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
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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
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“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 »

Rosa Parks’ attorney, Fred Gray, to speak at inauguration

Rosa Parks’ attorney, Fred Gray, to speak at inauguration

Maggie Unruh, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
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Attorney Fred Gray will speak at 7:30 p.m., tonight in Albert Taylor Hall in honor of President Allison Garrett’s inauguration, as well as offer students a time to ask questions about his experiences.  “He has such an amazing life story,” said Garrett. “The generation of leaders who changed so... Read more »

Servers shut down across campus

Maggie Unruh, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
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“Being in college you rely on technology so much, not just your phones, but your computers to do your assignments, so I think for them (Emporia State information technology) to be on top of that is a big factor,” said Taylor Stohs, a freshman and undecided major.  Last Wednesday, servers at Emporia State Uni... Read more »

A concealed carry campus, no matter what

Dustin Bittel, Managing Editor
September 16, 2016
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Last spring semester, President Allison Garrett put together a weapons policy task force to come up with a policy for how Emporia State University would handle the new law allowing people to conceal and carry on campus. The task force has fulfilled its task and now it’s up to the Faculty Senate to ma... Read more »

Diversity and inclusion forum held to review diversity plan

Dustin Bittel, Managing Editor
September 16, 2016
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The office of diversity and inclusion is hosting several forums where the Emporia State University community is allowed to review the policy developed by the group and voice their comments and concerns. “What we’re going to ask you to do, is take these papers (the diversity and inclusion plan dr... Read more »

Faculty Senate discusses concealed carry weapon policy

Faculty Senate discusses concealed carry weapon policy

Dustin Bittel, Managing Editor
September 16, 2016
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At their first meeting of the semester, the faculty senate did a first reading of the policy on Weapons Possession: Concealed Carry, a document put together by the weapons policy task force, a group created by President Garrett, last semester.  “I asked faculty affairs (committee) to take a look at facu... Read more »

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