• Homecoming Festivities

    Homecoming Festivities

    October 23, 2014

    Alumni swarmed campus, a parade marched down Commercial Street, Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity bashed a car, Phi Delta Theta fraternity sat on a pole, an almnus gave a lecture about his success and Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority made chili all as part of the festivities held during Homecoming weekend Saturday. READ MORE »»

  • PRIDE promotes acceptance for all  members of community

    PRIDE promotes acceptance for all members of community

    Ariel Cooley, Staff Writer

    October 23, 2014

    People Respecting Individuality and Diversity in Education is a gay-straight alliance at Emporia State. Members of PRIDE respect everyone regardless of race, sex, religion or nationality. READ MORE »»

  • Family and faith: Being gay in 2014

    Family and faith: Being gay in 2014

    Emma DePriest, Staff Writer

    October 23, 2014

    The Cuadra family’s faith is something that makes it difficult to accept Lindsay Cuadra’s homosexuality. Raised Methodist, but currently converting to Catholicism, the church always seemed fairly accepting, but Lindsay Cuadra’s parents were still worried she wouldn’t be accepted. READ MORE »»

  • Alumnus speaks for Hayes lecture series

    Alumnus speaks for Hayes lecture series

    October 23, 2014

    Edward Cates, ESU Alumnus, came to Emporia State University Thursday, Oct. 16 to give a lecture about his career and success after college...During his lecture, Edward gave his audience advice on how to become the best you can be in order to lead a successful career and life. READ MORE »»

    Edward Cates, ESU Alumnus, came to Emporia State University Thursday, Oct. 16 to give a lecture about his career and success after college. Cates described how he went from getting a degree in Communications and Political Science in 1995 to becoming marketing official and entrepreneur with his own marketing business. During his lecture, Edward gave his audience advice on how to become the best you can be in order to lead a successful career and life. He emphasized knowing your talents and being confident in them while still working to improve yourself as well as always working for the betterment of humanity. After listening to the lecture, all the students were given the opportunity to write and submit a small paper over the lecture for a chance to win one of five thousand-dollar scholarships. After the lecture, Cates spent some time talking with various faculty members about his lecture.

    Nicholas Sumner

  • Administration discusses KBOR policies

    Administration discusses KBOR policies

    Katelyn Dorrell, Staff Writer

    October 23, 2014

    Kansas Board of Regents recap meeting focused on sexual assault on Friday, Oct. 17...Universities must do their own investigation of sexual assault cases that are reported in addition to investigations done by the police. Problems arise because of the amount of proof the university needs to charge a person with sexual assault. For ESU, it is just that it’s more likely that it happened than not. READ MORE »»

    David Cordle, vice president for academic affairs, talks about transcript issues of students coming from a two-year university at the KBOR meeting on Friday, Oct. 17, in the PKP Room of the Memorial Union. The KBOR Meeting was operated for discussing the influence of the Kansas Board of Regents meeting to Emporia State.

    Man Xu

  • “The Buried Life” takes stage at ESU

    “The Buried Life” takes stage at ESU

    Kati Strickland, Copy Editor

    October 23, 2014

    After two years of trying, the Union Activities Council finally landed speakers Dave Lingwood and Duncan Penn from MTV’s “The Buried Life” to talk at Emporia State on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Lingwood and Penn discussed how they came across the idea of “The Buried Life” and many of the escapades throughout their journey. READ MORE »»

Homecoming Festivities

Homecoming Festivities

Alumni swarmed campus, a parade marched down Commercial Street, Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity bashed a car, Phi Delta Theta fraternity sat on a pole, an almnus gave a lecture about his success and Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority made chili all as part of the festivities held during Homecoming weekend Saturday.

Read More »
PRIDE promotes acceptance for all  members of community

PRIDE promotes acceptance for all members of community

People Respecting Individuality and Diversity in Education is a gay-straight alliance at Emporia State. Members of PRIDE respect everyone regardless of race, sex, religion or nationality.

Read More »
Family and faith: Being gay in 2014

Family and faith: Being gay in 2014

The Cuadra family’s faith is something that makes it difficult to accept Lindsay Cuadra’s homosexuality. Raised Methodist, but currently converting to Catholicism, the church always seemed fairly accepting, but Lindsay Cuadra’s parents were still worried she wouldn’t be accepted.

Read More »
Alumnus speaks for Hayes lecture series

Alumnus speaks for Hayes lecture series

Edward Cates, ESU Alumnus, came to Emporia State University Thursday, Oct. 16 to give a lecture about his career and success after college...During his lecture, Edward gave his audience advice on how to become the best you can be in order to lead a successful career and life.

Read More »
Administration discusses KBOR policies

Administration discusses KBOR policies

Kansas Board of Regents recap meeting focused on sexual assault on Friday, Oct. 17...Universities must do their own investigation of sexual assault cases that are reported in addition to investigations done by the police. Problems arise because of the amount of proof the university needs to charge a person with sexual assault. For ESU, it is just that it’s more likely that it happened than not.

Read More »
“The Buried Life” takes stage at ESU

“The Buried Life” takes stage at ESU

After two years of trying, the Union Activities Council finally landed speakers Dave Lingwood and Duncan Penn from MTV’s “The Buried Life” to talk at Emporia State on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Lingwood and Penn discussed how they came across the idea of “The Buried Life” and many of the escapades throughout their journey.

Read More »
Businesses with student discounts find it worthwhile

Businesses with student discounts find it worthwhile

Businesses around Emporia use student discounts to get the attention of Emporia State students, but students wish for more opportunities to save. The majority of businesses in Emporia don’t offer any student discounts. But the ones that do, from department stores to restaurants, seem to think it’s worth the small loss in order to get more people into their store.

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“Same-sex marriages is on the books for Lyon County”

“Same-sex marriages is on the books for Lyon County”

Jess Penn and Shanon Fletcher have been together for nearly seven years, and will have been married for two years this upcoming April. They both pay taxes in Lyon County and have respectable...  Read More »

Campus policy lacks restrictions for nudity

Discrimination against same-sex couples appears minimally at ESU

ASG discusses possible new policy

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Soccer loses Homecoming games 3-0

Soccer loses Homecoming games 3-0

After a devastating 3-0 loss against Dallas Baptist, Emporia State looked to bounce back, until a controversial call put salt in the wound for the Hornets against Missouri Southern State on Sunday.

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Football defeated by Fort Hays

Football defeated by Fort Hays

Emporia State Football faced in-state rival Fort Hays State on a beautiful Homecoming day with both teams having a 3-3 record coming into the game. The Hornets came into the game after a disappointing 45-17 loss against Pittsburg State, but have won two straight Homecoming games so far.

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ESU travels to Western

Volleyball sweeps Northwest Missouri

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