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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

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 reaches quorum, approves Prestigious Pantherettes

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter November 17, 2022

After three consecutive meetings, Student Senate has reached quorum for only the sixth time of 11 scheduled meetings. The senate had 15 senators present, which includes the two new senators they swore...

The Student Senate discussed race issues at Eastern as well as Electronic Writing Portfolio submissions for students.

Student Senate does not reach quorum for fifth time, half of meetings

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter November 10, 2022

Student Senate is now at 50/50 with the amount of meetings this semester that have not reached quorum versus ones that have. Only 14 senators were present of the needed 15 to meet quorum and hold an...

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

Student Senate fails to reach quorum for fourth time this fall

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter November 2, 2022

There were 13 out of 15 senators present for the student senate’s meeting Wednesday making this the second meeting to fail to meet quorum in a row and the fourth of nine meetings this semester. The...

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 reaches quorum after 3 weeks

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter October 20, 2022

The student senate met quorum after two meetings spanning over three weeks without an official meeting. During the meeting, Student Senator Allie Painter was appointed to the 2022-2023 Interpersonal...

Senate fails to reach quorum for second week

Senate fails to reach quorum for second week

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter October 12, 2022

The Student Senate held their second unofficial meeting of the semester, with 14 of the minimum of 15 senators needed attending the meeting. Because this is the second unofficial meeting in a row, due...

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