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Bill working to create national monument at ESU

Dustin Bittel, Managing Editor
August 25, 2016
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      Emporia State University’s President, Allison Garrett, traveled to the District of Columbia, to discuss a bill that would recognize the Fallen Educators Memorial as a national monument.      “We went to D.C for a number of reasons,” Garrett said. “One, was to introduce ourselves to the Kansa... Read more »

Bone marrow registration drive to be held on campus

Bone marrow registration drive to be held on campus

Emily Giffen, Staff Writer
August 25, 2016
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      Have you ever had the thought that you could potentially do something that would save someone’s life? Several clubs at Emporia State University are teaming up with a non-profit organization called Delete Blood Cancer to host a bone marrow registration drive that may allow you to do just that. ... Read more »

ESU tuition rises 7.5, 8.3 percent since 2015 due to state funding, inflation

ESU tuition rises 7.5, 8.3 percent since 2015 due to state funding, inflation

Sarah Spoon, Editor-In-Chief
August 25, 2016
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         Emporia State University’s total required fees will rise 7.5 percent for resident students and 8.3 percent for non resident students, from last fall semester, in 2015, to next spring semester in 2017, according to the comprehensive fee schedule for fiscal years 2015-2017.      Total ... Read more »

Audience First

August 25, 2016
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This past year, at The Bulletin, we have been working to bring Emporia State our Audience First Initiative. We have been working to develop a better website, one that will be up and running during this semester. The Bulletin has decided to make these changes as it preserves our tradition of being the ... Read more »

Hornet Express to Debut Sodexo Concepts

Hornet Express to Debut Sodexo Concepts

Ralvell Rogers II, Convergence Editor
August 25, 2016
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Over the summer, the Hornet Express, or HX, underwent construction and refurbishing to incorporate three new Sodexo branded concepts.      Sodexo general manager, Fred Karcher, and the director of the memorial union and student involvement, Jason Bosch, have worked closely together on this project sin... Read more »

Relay for Life to illuminate caregiver’s role

Relay for Life to illuminate caregiver’s role

Sarah Spoon, Editor-In-Chief
August 25, 2016
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      Relay for Life will be holding a local event from noon until midnight, Sept. 10th in the Boyer Building at the Fairgrounds at 6th and Industrial. The theme is “No Place Like Hope,” and they will be focusing on honoring caregivers at the event.      “We have a very special guest spea... Read more »

Emporia State Funding Issue Causes Tuition Increase

Hannah Jeffers-Huser, Audience First Editor
August 25, 2016
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Emporia State University is facing a cut to fundings from the state, which has led to increased tuition rates. “I think higher education in Kansas is facing a system wide funding shortfall that’s unfortunate,” said Emporia State President Alison Garrett. “When the appropriations to the univer... Read more »

New Department Chairs Embrace Positions

New Department Chairs Embrace Positions

Emily Giffen, Staff Writer
August 25, 2016
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After serving as interim chair for the Department of Physical Sciences during the 2015-2016 school year, Kim Simons is now chair for the department. “I’m excited for this year,” Simons said. “I love being in the classroom, but I feel like there needs to be someone from the discipline in here.... Read more »

Nine defendants dismissed from Hale lawsuit

Dustin Bittel, Managing Editor
August 25, 2016
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Five students and four  staff members have been dropped from a federal lawsuit alleging radical discrimination at Emporia State filed last year by Melvin Hale, former assistant professor for the School of Library and Information Management. Senior Judge Sam Crow dropped the defendants in an order fil... Read more »

Weather scare closes campus for first time

Weather scare closes campus for first time

Ariel Cooley, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2016
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For the first time ever, the Emporia State campus closed because of the threat of tornadic weather, Tuesday. A campus communication was sent out that said the university would shut down at 3:30 p.m. because of a severe weather threat. Carrie Boettcher, public service executive, participated in sit... Read more »

Another budget cut in cards for ESU

Ariel Cooley, editor-in-chief
April 28, 2016
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Emporia State faces another 3 percent cut to funding from the state. The state faces a  projected shortfall of more than $290 million that will need to be found in the next 15 months, according to the Associated Press. Gov. Sam Brownback currently has three proposed options to fill the shortfall. ... Read more »

Visser Hall closes after transformer blows

Visser Hall closes after transformer blows

Ariel Cooley, editor-in-chief
April 28, 2016
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Visser Hall is closed until Monday due to a blown transformer. The transformer blew Tuesday, right after the university announced it would be closing at 3:30 p.m. for severe weather. It was purely coincidental that the transformer blew during this storm, according to Mark Runge, director of university ... Read more »

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