The Calming of the Storm

The Calming of the Storm

Ariel Cooley, Staff Writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under Coverage, News

With books overflowing from bookshelves surrounding his office, Melvin Storm, interim chair of the English Department, relaxes in his chair looking at ease enclosed in an office loaded with knowledge. Storm, originally stepping... Read more »

The Ever Changing Master Plan

Kati Strickland, Copy Editor
January 29, 2015
Filed under Coverage, News

The Campus Master Plan is continuously changing because of the necessity to accommodate the growing student population and to take steps towards a cleaner looking campus. Currently the Campus Master Plan is focusing on landscaping, replacing furniture and technology in many campus buildings... Read more »

Spring Theater Auditions

January 29, 2015
Filed under Briefs

Spring theater auditions were held in Karl C. Bruder Theatre on Monday. Call backs were on Tuesday. Students auditioned for parts in “The Treehouse Effect” and “As You Like It.” Students were required to perform a two minute selection for the judges that included... Read more »

Fear and Loathing in Kansas

Fear and Loathing in Kansas

Connor Delaney, Managing Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under Columns, News

We pulled up to the security gate in front of Forbes Field. Two men, one larger and older, dressed in black, police clothes and a hat, stopped our car. ID he said. We pulled out licenses and showed the man. “Pull ahead.” A line of... Read more »

Two new fraternity chapters colonized at ESU

Two new fraternity chapters colonized at ESU

Ariel Cooley, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under News

Spring 2015 will mark the start of two new fraternities on Emporia State’s campus. “ESU is consistently growing and changing to meet its students’ needs,” said Javier Gonzales, director of fraternity... Read more »

Turn of a Century

Turn of a Century

Amanda Goering, Convergence Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under Features, Hornet Life, News

It... Read more »

Out with the Old, in with the New

Out with the Old, in with the New

Ariel Cooley, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under News

With enrollment at an all-time high, Emporia State is planning the construction of a new residence hall to accommodate the growing population. “We want the outside to be as exciting as the inside,” said Wade Redeker, director of Residential Life. This... Read more »

ESU is highest ranked college in Kansas

Kati Strickland, Copy Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under News, Uncategorized

In a recent U.S. News & World Report survey, Emporia State’s online graduate education program was ranked number 11 in the nation. This ranking makes ESU the highest-ranked college in Kansas. The designation of this ranking... Read more »

Student government working on tobacco-free campus

Student government working on tobacco-free campus

Kati Strickland, Copy Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under Coverage, News

Associated Student Government sent out a survey in late November to all faculty and students implementing a smoke-free campus and currently is taking steps towards making campus tobacco free. Tyler Huddleston, ASG president and... Read more »

Obama speaks at KU

Obama speaks at KU

Amanda Goering, Convergence Editor
January 22, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, News

Following William H. Taft, Ulysses S. Grant and Rutherford B. Hayes' examples, President Barack Obama spoke today at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. In his speech, he mentioned many of the same topics covered in the State of the Union Address,  which was broadcasted around the country Tuesday,... Read more »

Bodies fill Union Square in protest to racial inequality

Bodies fill Union Square in protest to racial inequality

Amanda Goering, Convergence Editor
December 4, 2014
Filed under News

To protest against the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice, chalk outlines, and bodies filled Union Square from 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

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Kansas legalizes marriage for same-sex couples

Kansas legalizes marriage for same-sex couples

Emma DePriest, Staff Writer
November 20, 2014
Filed under News

Though in the courts there are still some trying to fight the lift on the ban – and some counties are still not allowing licenses to be filed – for the most part, Kansans are finally allowed to show their love no matter their sexual orientation.

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