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Students learn about budgeting, financial responsibility

Students learn about budgeting, financial responsibility

Trevin Milner, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2019


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Students participated in games, answered questions about budgeting and finances and were able to ask some of their own at “How to Beat the Game of Life,” put on by the student government on Tuesday. The event was designed to have interactive ways for students to learn more about budgeting and ...

Charleston to vote on budget, tourism fund expenditures

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

April 15, 2019


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The Charleston City Council will vote on approving the fiscal year 2019-2020 Budget as well as tourism fund expenditures during its Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Library, playground and recreation, motor fuel tax, drug traffic prevention, tax increment financing (TIF), health self-insu...

Student Senate votes to approve all 5 budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 10, 2019


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Senators voted 16-0-2 to approve all five of the budget allocation bills during the Student Senate meeting Wednesday. Two senators abstained to vote because they were active members of the Apportionment Board. Three nominees for next term’s speaker were also presented at the senate meeting. Apportionment Boar...

Student Senate to vote on budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 9, 2019


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Student Senate will vote on five budget allocation bills during its Wednesday meeting. These bills detail how much money will go into the 2019-2020 budgets for University Board, the Student Recreation Center, Student Government and Apportionment Board if approved. Apportionment Board is proposing Student Sen...

Student Senate tables Apportionment Board budget allocation bills

Student Senate tables Apportionment Board budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 3, 2019


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Student Senate voted to table all five of the Apportionment Board budget allocation bills to next week during its Wednesday meeting. These are the amounts the Apportionment Board is asking Student Senate to release for these organizations’ 2019-2020 budgets: $139,227 for University Board, $...

Political science professor discusses similarities between Illinois budget crisis, current government shutdown

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 14, 2019


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In 2015 Illinoisans began experiencing a 793-day-long budget crisis that lasted into 2017, and Ryan Burge, professor of political science, is seeing similarities between it and the 25-day-long government shutdown U.S. citizens are currently facing. “This speaks to a larger problem. The reason that the Illin...

Administration should be careful spending

Staff Editorial

November 29, 2018


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At the Board of Trustees’ meeting on Nov. 16, a budget for FY 19 was approved. Eastern’s recent history surrounding budgets is a troubled one. As many know, lots of different institutions in the state of Illinois suffered from a budget impasse that lasted from 2015 to 2017. This meant that, for the...

EIU receives $5.4 million to upgrade HVAC, Plumbing Systems

October 15, 2018


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Staff Report | @DEN_News Eastern received over $5.4 million from the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget to upgrading HVAC/Plumbing Systems in Coleman Hall and the Life Sciences Building. This includes upgrading the ventilation units, air-handling units, cooling and heating coils and the system co...

Glassman optimistic about future of university in State of University address

Glassman optimistic about future of university in State of University address

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 3, 2018


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Eastern President David Glassman gave his Fall 2018 State of the University Address, which focused on the challenges of past years and the improvements looking forward, Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. This is Glassman’s fourth year as Eastern’s president, an...

Students can eat healthy on a budget

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2018


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Eastern’s faculty and student community said budgeting is an important part of being a successful college student and it can be especially helpful for students who want to eat healthy food. Beth Dunahee, an assistant director for new student and family programs who majored in accounting, said bud...

Freshmen enrollment expected to increase for fall 2018

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 6, 2018


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With the promise of a state budget that offers a two percent increase in appropriations for Eastern, the freshmen enrollment is also expected to increase for Fall 2018. Josh Norman, the associate vice president for enrollment management, said freshmen deposits are up 28 percent from last year. Last...

Eastern to see 2 percent increase in state appropriations

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 5, 2018


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Eastern can expect to see a two percent increase in state appropriations compared to last year, after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a $38.5 billion budget into law Monday. Eastern President David Glassman said during Monday’s edition of Issues and Attitudes on Hit Mix 88.9 WEIU that the university is...

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