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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Student senator Oliver Ehmann, a senior political science major, expresses his feelings towards the talent student award fee increase proposal to student government March 27, 2024, at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union in the Arcola Tuscola Room on Easterns campus. The proposal requests an increase of 86 cents from $21.82 to $22.68. This fee is charged for every credit hour, not exceeding a maximum amount of twelve credit hours. Matt Bierman said in his presentation more than half of the collected fees go toward student athletes without athletic scholarships.

Student government votes down fee increase

Veronica Gipson, Student Government Reporter April 2, 2024

Despite approving a raise in tuition rates, EIU’s student government denied a bill to raise the grant-in-aid fee which covers tuition and talented student awards. The student senate’s meeting on...

Ameenah Morris Senior Student government, feb 14,2024 Tuscola room in the Marthin Luther King JR building, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston Ill

Student government presents revised constitution

Veronica Gipson, Student Government Reporter March 10, 2024

A revised version of the student government constitution was presented to the student senate at their general body meeting on March 6 featuring task reassignments and the removal of the judicial branch.  Student...

Nidhi Patel serves as the president of student body during the 2023-2024 academic year.

Nidhi Patel: role as Student Body President

Jacob Adcock, Reporter October 19, 2023

Nidhi Patel is a senior majoring in finance with a minor in marketing. She acts as Eastern's Student Body President and will hold this title for the 2023-2024 school year.   Patel grew up and went...

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