Interim president announced

Ariel Cooley, copy editor
May 5, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, News

Jacqueline Vietti, an Emporia State alumna, was announced as the interim President of ESU by Kansas Board of Regents on May 5. “I most look forward to getting to know and work beside ESU's most valuable assets,” Vietti said. “The students, the faculty and staff, and the College's steadfast... Read more »

Marvel’s creative director says ‘Everyone is a hero’

Marvel’s creative director says ‘Everyone is a hero’

Ariel Cooley, copy editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under News

Cardboard cutouts of Spider-Man, Thor, The Hulk, Captain America and other super heroes leaned against the stage of Albert Taylor Hall where more than 100 students and community members gathered to watch a presentation by Bill Rosemann, the creative director for Marvel... Read more »

Presidential search committee announced

Connor Delaney, managing editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under News

The Emporia State Presidential Search Committee to replace President Michael Shonrock has been named by the Kansas Board of Regents. Seventeen members of the committee have been named in an announcement by The Kansas Board of... Read more »

Police work together

Harrison Nichols, staff writer
April 30, 2015
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Emporia State Police and Safety have been helping their fellow officers of the Emporia Police Department, and other nearby agencies, in the line of duty. “We’re in the best position we’ve ever been actually,” said Chris... Read more »

Emporia State disaffiliates with Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity

Yasmin Ibrahim, staff writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under News

After the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter lost their charter due to racial slurs, Emporia State discontinued affiliation with the fraternity. “I am extremely upset and saddened that such an incident had to occur,” said Javier Gonzales, director... Read more »

Foundation president resigns

Susan Welte, staff writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under News

Another Emporia State leader has resigned. DenaSue Potestio, president of the ESU Foundation and vice president for University Advancement, announced her resignation in a letter to the campus and community last Friday. Potestio said that President Michael Shonrock’s... Read more »

Alumna organizes biofeed talk

Ariel Cooley, copy editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under News

Preventing and reversing stress-related disorders will be the topic of the night at a speech given by Erik Peper, holistic health professor at San Francisco State University and president of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe. “I... Read more »

Full-time definition changes for grad students

Susan Welte, staff writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under News

In order to be considered full-time, graduate students will now have to enroll in nine credit hours, according to the University Policy Manual. “The Graduate Council reviewed and discussed the definition the Graduate School uses... Read more »

ASG ties up loose strings

Ariel Cooley, copy editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under News

Associated Student Government started tying up loose ends in the second to last meeting of the year last Thursday in the Senate Chambers in the Memorial Union. Steven Fox, sophomore communications and health promotions major and... Read more »

State of the Hornet Nation Address

State of the Hornet Nation Address

Amanda Goering, Editor-in-Chief
April 23, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Coverage, News

President Michael Shonrock shocked Hornet Nation April 9 when he announced his transition from Emporia State to Lindenwood University. He was unable to comment immediately due to a busy schedule, but here is a sit down, one-on-one interview with the president over his decision to leave ESU. What follows... Read more »

Subjects caught swimming, fishing in Wooster lake

Subjects caught swimming, fishing in Wooster lake

Susan Welte, staff writer
April 23, 2015
Filed under News

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, the temptation to swim or fish grows. Wooster Lake, however, may not be the place to do it. On March 20, an Emporia State Police & Safety officer made contact with a subject fishing in Wooster... Read more »

Carry concealed restraints change, campus keeps no guns policy

Sam Brooks, staff writer
April 23, 2015
Filed under News

Kansas citizens will be able to carry and conceal guns without a permit starting July 1. “Students are allowed to bring guns to Emporia State and check them in to Police and Safety,” Gwen Larson assistant director of Empria State Marketing and Relations. “We are... Read more »

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