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

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

The Daily Eastern News

Caleb Kowalewski, a junior history education major, gives his committee report during the Student.

Student Senate fails to meet quorum for all meetings of the semester

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter February 2, 2023

With 11 of the 15 senators needed to meet quorum, the student senate failed to meet quorum for the second week in a row.    Because of quorum being unmet, senator James Haddon, a freshman digital...

Student Senate Speaker Jasmine Yusef, a senior English major, announces the committees senators are on during the Senates first meeting on Sept. 7 in the Arcola Room at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston, Ill.

Student Senate holds first unofficial meeting with unmet quorum

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter September 29, 2022

The Student Senate did not meet quorum at their meeting on Wednesday, meaning that this was the first unofficial meeting of the school year. At the meeting, there were 13 total senators. In order to...

Student Senate President Jacqueline Williams, a senior kinesiology major, welcomes senators back for the first meeting of the year on Jan. 19. The Senate did not meet the quorum of 15, so they could not hold any official business.

Student Senate to host Student Government Week, share goals for the semester

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor January 19, 2022

The Student Senate met Wednesday night and were unable to meet quorum. In order to meet quorum, the senate needs at least 15 senators to meet quorum and only had 14 senators present. If the senate can’t...

EDITORIAL: Student Senate: Do better

EDITORIAL: Student Senate: Do better

Editorial Board October 19, 2021

Eastern’s Student Senate has been hobbled this year as meeting after meeting, it fails to meet quorum. There are currently 16 senators in place, and 15 of them must be present to meet quorum and allow...

Two empty seats, unfilled by student senators, preventing Student Government from reaching quorum to conduct official business at the Student Government meeting Wednesday night.

Student Senate faces continued lack of business without quorum

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 19, 2021

Student government senators anticipate 22 committee appointments so long as they meet quorum on their meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m.  For the last two weeks, student government has been unable to meet...

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