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

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Student Senate offers recommendations for panther statue location, updated on BLM flag petition

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2018

The Student Senate heard an update regarding the Black Lives Matter flag petition and offered their recommendations on the possible relocation of the panther statue. When it comes to the petition, Alicia...

Maddie Tate, a freshman early childhood education major is appointed into Student Senate by Luke Young, the Student Body President at a Student Senate Meeting in the Arcola Room on Wednesday evening.

Additional funds for panther statue, University Board

Analicia Haynes March 22, 2018

Additional funds for a new panther statue and the University Board were approved by the Student Senate Wednesday night. In the first bill, the student government asked for an additional allocation of...

Executive Vice President Derek Pierce presented an example of a panther statue the group hopes to place in front of Booth Library. Pierce presented different possible statues. He said he hopes the addition of the new statue will not only provide a great place for future panthers to capture their visits to Eastern, but also become a place for alums to return to.

Student Senate discusses purchase of panther statue

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor January 31, 2018

The Student Senate discussed the potential purchase of a $5,950 bronze statue of a panther during its meeting Wednesday night. Executive Vice President Derek Pierce said the statue will be paid for by...

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