Breaking up with the President

Ally Spease, junior marketing major
April 23, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editor

Ever since President Shonrock’s decision to accept a position at Lindenwood, I have noticed a sense of panic that has been looming over campus. Last week’s staff editorial of The Bulletin displayed the obvious disappointment that students and employees of Emporia State have been feeling... Read more »

No Guns in Class

No Guns in Class

April 23, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

Imagine you’re sitting in class, just minding your business and trying not to fall asleep, when the person next to you shifts in their seat – maybe to pick up a pencil, maybe to get their phone out of their pocket, the why doesn’t really matter – and when they move you catch a glimpse... Read more »

Sorry, We Don’t Have this in Alien

Sorry,  We Don’t Have this in Alien

Yasmin Ibrahim, staff writer
April 23, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns

International students don’t have the same rights as American students. Emporia State strives to make international students feel as included as possible, whether it is by organizing events such as the International Food Festival,... Read more »

Shonrock ‘n’ Roll

Shonrock ‘n’ Roll

Susan Welte, staff writer
April 23, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns

When university students graduate, the president usually shakes their hand. President Michael Shonrock gave me a hug. At the beginning of my freshman year – August 2011 – a search for a new Emporia State president began. Former President Michael... Read more »

Shonshocked

Shonshocked

Staff Editorial
April 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

For more than three years, Emporia State President Michael Shonrock has embodied Hornet Pride. Understandably, questions soon began to arise after Lindenwood University, in St. Charles, Missouri, made the official announcement... Read more »

Close to home

Close to home

Payge Quintana, staff writer
April 16, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

I almost got hit by a car. When I started walking out into the crosswalk next to the Towers on April 6, the car wasn’t there. I was paying attention to where I was walking, and I had to take a couple steps back to watch out for... Read more »

HornetLife Hangups

HornetLife Hangups

Blulake Pritchett, opinion writer
April 16, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

There is this expectation once someone enters college that everyone is suppose to join some group or get involved in campus life in some form or another.  It helps students connect with each other and gives students a chance to... Read more »

Accept No Substitutes

Accept No Substitutes

Bobby Thompson, staff writer
April 16, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Dieting is something that almost all of us have tried, but something that very few of us do correctly. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control only 31 percent of Americans are at a healthy weight. We see and hear... Read more »

Is God Irrelevant?

Matt Glazier, sophomore sociology major
April 9, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editor

About a month ago, I read an article in the ESU Bulletin written by a student entitled; “Change in Religion.” As I read it I found that it was not a particularly joyful or necessarily exciting article to read.  The author... Read more »

Relationship Status: Fake

Relationship Status: Fake

Bobby Thompson, Staff Writer
April 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns

In some odd way social media has us dating for others entertainment and enjoyment. Social media sites such as Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter let us post whatever we want, whenever we want. Many people do just that -... Read more »

Technical Confusion

Technical Confusion

Blulake Pritchett, Opinion Writer
April 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns

During my high school days, my generation continued the age-old American tradition of attempting to integrate technology into the classroom.  Having students rent laptops through the school system, and classes designed to make... Read more »

The Scale is Broken

The Scale is Broken

Staff Editorial
April 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

After Brownback proposed Senate Bill 7, which implements block grant funding to public schools, a panel of judges spoke up and said that they might pursue action to stop the bill. They did this because an ongoing lawsuit against Kansas states that our public schools are... Read more »

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