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Smoking Where Prohibited

Smoking Where Prohibited

Hannah Haefele, Opinion Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Emporia State University is, for many, a home away from home. Students come here from as close as a few blocks away to as far as the other side of the world. Whether a student lives on or off campus, they will spend quite a bit of time here. Most of us have classes, extracurricular activities, howe... Read more »

Effeminate Male Pride

Effeminate Male Pride

Gaby Amparan, Opinion Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Women are known for facing the constant struggle of societal pressure to adhere to their gender roles, but have you ever thought how intense this pressure can be for a man as well? Consider the following; if a little girl hates wearing skirts, likes to play in the mud with her brothers and wears a b... Read more »

Changing a Culture

Changing a Culture

Opinion Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

You’ve heard it many times before: “She was asking for it.” “She shouldn’t have been drinking.” “Guys can’t even get raped. That doesn’t make any sense.” “What did she expect wearing a dress that short?” Rape culture penetrates every aspect of our society, and it is no di... Read more »

The Price of Privacy

The Price of Privacy

September 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

Could you imagine if our IT, without telling anyone, started going through student and faculty’s emails? Some of you might be outraged by this. “How dare they!” “This is a violation of my privacy!” Some of you might not care less what IT does. You might think it’s a way to “help with... Read more »

Purpose of College

Purpose of College

Gaby Amparan, Opinion Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

A friend of mine recently pointed out, “alcohol is an experience, and college is about experiencing things.” Although both parts of this statement hold truth, many college students turn these words into a dangerous assertion—“College is all about experiencing alcohol.” If you came to colle... Read more »

Water Tax

Water Tax

Hannah Haefele, Opinion Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

By now, you have probably heard of the changes that have been happening to the dining plans at the Hornet Express (HX). The changes have been good. The food tastes better, and there are a few more options than last year. One of the less positive changes that has been brought to HX is the charge giv... Read more »

Adequate Listening Measures

Adequate Listening Measures

September 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

70 percent of faculty and 55 percent of students were completely ignored on a decision that will change all of our lives. 70 and 55 percent. We, the students, faculty and staff, were ignored by the Administration of Emporia State on the Conceal and Carry Policy enforced by the state. For the most... Read more »

More to ESU

More to ESU

Hannah Haefele, Opinion Writer
September 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

When you think of Emporia State, what do you think of? Do you think of the Teachers College? The football team? What about the Business School, the art department or the music department? Yes, Emporia State is known for its education program and its sports, but there’s more to it than that.   Students... Read more »

A demand for diversity and understanding

A demand for diversity and understanding

Sarah Spoon, Editor-In-Chief
September 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Here at Emporia State there is a lack of diverse languages being taught.   Currently, a student can be taught Arabic, Chinese, French, German, American Sign Language or Spanish. While I understand that ESU is a smaller school, with limited resources, there is an alarming lack of diversity... Read more »

Why You Should Donate Blood

Why You Should Donate Blood

Hannah Jeffers-Huser, Audience First Editor
August 31, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

Someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds, according to the American Red Cross. Donating blood is something that I have always wanted to do, but due to unfortunate circumstances with my health, I am unable to donate. This does not stop me from encouraging others to donate. Blood... Read more »

Morse on Fire?

Morse on Fire?

Hannah Haefele, Opinion Writer
August 31, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion Columns

The evening of Monday Aug. 22 in Morse Hall started off like any other night. It was the first day of classes and residents of the hall were starting to get back into the swing of things.   Then it happened.   At 10 p.m., the fire alarm went off. Everyone was confused, was this a drill? Was t... Read more »

Epipen Solutions

Epipen Solutions

August 31, 2016
Filed under Opinion Columns, Staff Editorials

Do you have allergies? Perhaps peanut, shellfish, and tree nuts? If you have a severe allergy to any one of these, chances are you use something along the lines of the Epipen. And chances are, you’ve heard about the extreme price increase. We at The Bulletin believe the reason for this price incr... Read more »

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