Onward and Upward

Onward and Upward

April 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

In the past few years Emporia State has been going places, so when picking a new president we need someone that wants to get on board with who we are now as an institution instead of trying to reinvent us yet again. Recently, the buzzwords when talking about ESU have... Read more »

Sodex-no

Sodex-no

Susan Welte, staff writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns

I could have gotten sushi in the amount of time it took me to get my food at the Hornet Express on Monday. Thirty minutes before I had an interview with the dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences, I headed over to the Hornet Express for a sandwich, chips and a bottle of milk.... Read more »

More Than a Number

More Than a Number

Bobby Thompson, staff writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns

The GRE, SAT, LSAT, ACT, PRAXIS and GMAT –students are getting blasted with standardized tests and it needs to stop. First, many people experience a problem with test anxiety, or don’t test well, so it makes no sense to have... Read more »

Get with the Times

Get with the Times

Payge Quintana, staff writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion Columns

Walking across the Emporia State campus, it’s hard to find someone without some kind of piercing or tattoo. I am one of them.  The number of people with some sort of body modification... Read more »

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 »

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