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

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

The Daily Eastern News

Intrem Speaker Katelynn Alexander, a senior political science major was elected into the intrem speaker position at the Oct. 20 Student Government meeting. Unlike the past two meetings, this meeting was the first to meet quorum since Sept. 26. This will be Alexander’s second semester serving in the Student Senate.

Student Senate appoints new speaker

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 20, 2021

Student Senate met quorum with 17 senators present for Wednesday night’s meeting at 7th St. Underground, providing them with the opportunity to run official business. Thanks to the appointment of...

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...

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 fails to meet quorum for second week in a row, cannot vote

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 13, 2021

For the second meeting in a row, Student Government was unable to officially hear Speaker of the Senate nominations or appoint multiple people to various committees on its meeting Wednesday night. If...

Graduate adviser Justin Richards who studies communications helps student senator Natalie Mitlyng, a senior pre-veterinary biology major with ideas on possible events for their department to run at the Oct. 5 Student Government meeting.

Last Student Senate meeting unofficial, execs say

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 12, 2021

Eastern’s Student Government quorum increased from 14 to 15 senators due to EIU’s population growth, moving last week’s business into this week’s meeting at 7 p.m. October 13.   Prabin Karki,...

Student Senate talks recruitment

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter January 23, 2020

Student Senate had an informal meeting Wednesday because it currently does not have enough senators involved to make quorum. Currently the senate is putting its energy into recruitment, and so senators...

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