The Daily Eastern News

Student Senate Passes Emergency Legislation, Preps for Elections

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

The Student Senate passed emergency proposals and discussed the upcoming senator and speaker elections Wednesday evening in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Two proposals were brought up as emergency legislation and the first proposal called for support for the outreach program. The ...

Centennial Homecoming brings forth week of events

Ashley Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2015

Oct. 23 to 25 marks the 100th Homecoming for Eastern with a week full of events. These events are aimed to show school spirit and appreciation. Calley Stevenson, an alumnus, said attending Homecoming would be special to reconnect with the Eastern community. “Being back at Eastern’s atmosph...

Java to host next Prowl event

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

October 12, 2015

Java Bean and Bakery is planning to hand out samples of their menu items during the Student Government “Prowlin with the Prez” event Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The October program is called “Pastries with the Prez” and will be hosted from at 3:30 p.m. Stephen...

Family Funfest to replace weekend concert

Kelsey Trigg, a Charleston resident, gets her face painted at the

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2015

The University Board has spent the past few days finding a replacement for the Family Weekend Concert, and announced a “Family Funfest” would be taking the place of what was supposed to be a performance from Three Dog Night. The event is scheduled to take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on Oct.10 in the...

Student Senate approves RSOs, plans team bonding

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015

The Student Senate approved three registered student organizations Wednesday night during its meeting in the Arcola-Tuscola Room in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The Construction Club, African American Achievers Club, and Eastern Euphonics pitched their purpose and significance as well...

Family Weekend, Three Dog Night getting closer

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2015

With Family Weekend and the Three Dog Night concert less than two weeks away, more than 300 tickets have been sold. Family Weekend is Oct. 9-11. Director of student life Ceci Brinker said the amount is normal and ticket sales should pick up closer to the actual event. “(The numbers) are low,...

CUPB to elect new executives

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 10, 2015

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting will have elections at their first meeting of the academic year 2 p.m Friday in the 1895 room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Dave Emmerich, the current chair of the CUPB, said at the meeting the CUPB will elect the chair and the rest...

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