• Arbor Day celebration promotes campus beautification

    Arbor Day celebration promotes campus beautification

    Emma Anderson, Copy Editor

    May 1, 2014

    To celebrate Arbor Day, Emporia State received a very special award. “For the first time, Emporia State University has been awarded a national recognition award from the Arbor Day Foundation known as Tree Campus USA,” said Victoria Harmon, junior accounting major and Community Hornets coordinator.... READ MORE »»

  • iPad Air requirement  for elementary education majors

    iPad Air requirement for elementary education majors

    Kati Strickland, Staff Writer

    May 1, 2014

    Starting in the fall, every Emporia State elementary education student who has completed 30 credit hours and is not entering Block 3 (student teaching) will be required to get an iPad Air WiFi, 32 GB tablet. According to the FAQ document at Emporia.edu , this new implementation has been issued by Hornet... READ MORE »»

    Starting in the fall, elementary education majors at Emporia State will be required to buy iPads for their major. The implementation was issued by Hornet Connected Living.

    Kathryn Martin

  • Students seek stress relief for finals

    Students seek stress relief for finals

    Connor Delaney, Staff Writer

    May 1, 2014

    Sweat rests on your brow. You close your eyes thinking that it will help you concentrate, but it doesn’t seem to be working. This test is a dragon and your pencil is the sword by which you will slay it. That is what you are thinking as you try to distract yourself from the thoughts of potentially... READ MORE »»

    Adam Perkins, junior physical education and health education major, stayed up until 3 a.m. Monday, working on a final project for his Music Appreciation. With finals week right around the corner, many students are forced to spend long nights in the library studying or working on final projects.

    Nicholas Sumner

  • Electric car  charger first project of its kind

    Electric car charger first project of its kind

    Susan Welte, Editor-In-Chief

    May 1, 2014

    An electric car charging station on the Emporia State campus is the first project of its kind between the university and Westar Energy. Since March 26, the charging station has been in operation in the parking lot of the Beach Music Hall on the east side of campus. “Several years ago, we had... READ MORE »»

  • Seniors celebrate years of hard work, dedication

    Seniors celebrate years of hard work, dedication

    Alec Manley, Staff Writer

    May 1, 2014

    Going out with a week of fun, Emporia State seniors are spending the week participating in events to get pumped up for graduation and to celebrate the four or more years spent to get to this pivotal moment in their lives. “The first event of the week is the tie-dye barbeque where seniors can come... READ MORE »»

    Volunteers of ESU Ambassadors and senior students mingle over pizza and soda and prepare for the tie-dye event held on Monday afternoon at Wilson Park.

    Jennifer Pendarvis

  • Recreation students host free tournaments

    Recreation students host free tournaments

    Emma Anderson, Copy Editor

    May 1, 2014

    Last Friday’s sunny weather was perfect for spending the afternoon outdoors. Even though it was windy, participants of Emporia State Recreation Service’s intramural disc golf tournament weren’t stopped. This year, Whitney Slater, assistant director of Recreation Services, had her sports management... READ MORE »»

    Ace Mayze, freshman health promotion major, closes in on a target during a disc golf tournament Friday, April 25 at Jones Youth Recreation Park. The event was free and exclusively for Emporia State students, faculty and staff.

    Will Austin

  • Taylor battles against cancer

    Taylor battles against cancer

    Susan Welte, Editor-In-Chief

    May 1, 2014

    She almost died last November. But Morgan Taylor, sophomore elementary education major, continues to keep fighting against brain cancer. “I think I’m pretty much the same person. I just try to be the best person I can be,” Taylor said. “Now, I want to help others even more.” In December,... READ MORE »»

  • Storms forecast: 43 years and counting

    Storms forecast: 43 years and counting

    Susan Welte, Editor-In-Chief

    May 1, 2014

    He’s related to Ralph Waldo Emerson and one of the Salem witches, has a scar from being bitten by a piranha and he once found mountain lion tracks while walking to school. He met her at the University of Wyoming, and proposed four months after they started seeing each other. Together, they may be... READ MORE »»

    Mel Storm, interim chair of the English department and professor of English, and Donna Storm, clinical supervisor of student teaching, have been married since 1966 and have both been working at Emporia State since 1971.

    Will Austin

Arbor Day celebration promotes campus beautification

Arbor Day celebration promotes campus beautification

To celebrate Arbor Day, Emporia State received a very special award. “For the first time, Emporia State University has been awarded a national recognition award from the Arbor Day Foundation known as Tree Campus USA,”...  Read More »

iPad Air requirement  for elementary education majors

iPad Air requirement for elementary education majors

Starting in the fall, every Emporia State elementary education student who has completed 30 credit hours and is not entering Block 3 (student teaching) will be required to get an iPad Air WiFi, 32 GB tablet. According to...  Read More »

Students seek stress relief for finals

Students seek stress relief for finals

Sweat rests on your brow. You close your eyes thinking that it will help you concentrate, but it doesn’t seem to be working. This test is a dragon and your pencil is the sword by which you will slay it. That is what...  Read More »

Electric car  charger first project of its kind

Electric car charger first project of its kind

An electric car charging station on the Emporia State campus is the first project of its kind between the university and Westar Energy. Since March 26, the charging station has been in operation in the parking lot of the...  Read More »

Seniors celebrate years of hard work, dedication

Seniors celebrate years of hard work, dedication

Going out with a week of fun, Emporia State seniors are spending the week participating in events to get pumped up for graduation and to celebrate the four or more years spent to get to this pivotal moment in their lives. “The...  Read More »

Recreation students host free tournaments

Recreation students host free tournaments

Last Friday’s sunny weather was perfect for spending the afternoon outdoors. Even though it was windy, participants of Emporia State Recreation Service’s intramural disc golf tournament weren’t stopped. This year,...  Read More »

Taylor battles against cancer

Taylor battles against cancer

She almost died last November. But Morgan Taylor, sophomore elementary education major, continues to keep fighting against brain cancer. “I think I’m pretty much the same person. I just try to be the best person...  Read More »

Storms forecast: 43 years and counting

Storms forecast: 43 years and counting

He’s related to Ralph Waldo Emerson and one of the Salem witches, has a scar from being bitten by a piranha and he once found mountain lion tracks while walking to school. He met her at the University of Wyoming, and proposed...  Read More »

Dorm room burglarized

The dorm room of two Emporia State football players was burglarized last week, according to campus authorities. Campus police responded to a report of aggravated burglary in the room of Dylan Hall, freshman offensive lineman,...  Read More »

Bike cops might return to ESU

Due to a staff shortage, police officers on bicycles have been absent from campus for over 10 years. But recently, a few officers have hit the pedals in an attempt...  Read More »

Emporia businesses sponsor summer activities

Students staying in Emporia who are looking for inexpensive activities to do over the summer are in luck. Many local businesses are hosting events this summer...  Read More »

WAW hours change for dead, finals weeks

In order to help release stress during the home stretch of the semester, the William Allen White Library has extended its hours for dead week, and the duration of...  Read More »

Participants wanted for Social Olympics

The Emporia State Social Challenge group is putting on one last hurrah for students. Registration ends Friday, May 2. The Social Challenge group was put together...  Read More »

ASG passes resolution in support of program continuance

Fresh from closing out the election season, Associated Student Government is preparing for the end of the 2013-14 school year. ASG met for their post-election senate...  Read More »

Sunflower launches 2014 yearbook

After working on the Emporia State yearbook throughout the year, The Sunflower will hold a release party from 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4 on the Wooster Lake Patio. In...  Read More »

Corrections

In the April 24 issue of The Bulletin, under the article “Search for VP of administration, fiscal affairs continues,” Diana Kuhlmann, associate vice president...  Read More »

ESU softball cleans up fields after games

ESU softball cleans up fields after games

When Julie LemMaire, head softball coach, came to Emporia State, she knew that not only would maintaining a winning program be important, but she and her team would also have...  Read More »

ESU smashes Lincoln to win MIAA title

To say that the Emporia State softball squad lit up Lincoln last Saturday would be an understatement. The Lady Hornets run-ruled the Blue Tigers in five innings being ahead...  Read More »

Tennis rounds out season

Women’s tennis went 1-2 this weekend in Springfield, Mo., placing fourth in the MIAA Conference Tournament, while the men’s team ended up 0-2. The Lady Hornets...  Read More »

Hornet baseball takes series 3-1

Emporia State baseball played Lindenwood University this weekend in St. Charles, Mo. They took the series 3-1. The Hornets started strong with a 7-0 victory in...  Read More »

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