The Daily Eastern News

Student Senate approves Study Abroad Club

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

Student Senate voted 16-1 in favor of approving the Study Abroad Club as a new Registered Student Organization Wednesday evening. Some senators expressed their concerns approving the RSO because of its small size: three members as of Wednesday. But after discussion, some senators argued that the c...

Student Senate to vote on 2 RSOs

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Student Senate will vote Wednesday on the approval of two new registered student organizations at its weekly meeting in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union at 7 p.m. Samira Abdoulaye-Pedila, student body vice president of student affairs, said the two RSOs seeking approv...

Ribbon cutting to show eSports arena

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

September 19, 2019

Eastern is unveiling a new eSports Arena Sept. 23, a project that has been in the making for less than six months. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, and the arena will be in room 2710, just to the left of the washrooms on the second floor of the Rec. ...

RSOs, clubs to mingle at Student Involvement Fair

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 26, 2019

Eastern students have heard about getting involved on campus, and Tuesday they can start by attending the Student Involvement Fair at the Library Quad from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. In case of rain, the fair will move into the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Formerly known as PantherPalooza, the...

EDITORIAL: Check out Eastern’s RSOs, make new friends

Staff Editorial

August 25, 2019

One of the best experiences of college life is being able to get involved with different clubs and organizations. Eastern provides students with a variety of groups that may be interesting to them. This Tuesday, Eastern will be hosting Pantherpalooza in Thomas Hall at 2 p.m. Pantherpalooza is...

Indian Student Association approved as RSO

Logan Raschke, News Editor

March 27, 2019

Student Senate voted unanimously to approve the Indian Student Association as an official registered student organization during its meeting Wednesday night. Executive Vice President Zac Cohen said he did not hesitate to vote for the organization’s approval. The great organizational skills the group...

Student Senate approves 3 RSOs, confirms new RSO creation process

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 13, 2019

Student Senate voted to approve InterVarsity as a new registered student organization, one they originally tabled during last week’s hearing because the constitution and student representation were contradictory, and introduced a new method to approving and disapproving new RSOs at the meeting Wednes...

7 new RSOs now available to students

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 7, 2019

Seven new registered student organizations are available for students to join at Eastern following Student Senate’s approval of them Wednesday night. Six of the seven organizations had student members present to the senate and they include Esports Club, Biology Ambassadors, German Club, Percussion ...

Student Senate votes to approve 7 out of 9 RSOs

New members for Student Senate are sworn in Wednesday night at the meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 6, 2019

Student Senate approved seven out of nine student organizations proposed at the hearing Wednesday night. The Senate voted to table the remaining two student organizations until next week’s hearing. Approved RSOs include Biology Ambassadors at Eastern, Percussion Club, E-Sports Club, Human Services...

Spring Pantherpalooza set for Wednesday

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2019

Student Government will host Pantherpalooza on Wednesday in the Grand Ballroom and Union Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Pantherpalooza, which is open to all Eastern students, will start at 2 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. The event provides opportunities for students to get involved ...

New Sustainability Club promoting environmentally-friendly practices

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

The Sustainability Club, a brand new RSO, is welcoming new members who are interested in learning different ways to live happily while remaining environmentally friendly. Joshua Harden, a grad student majoring in business administration and the president of the club, said he and others wanted a RSO...

Mindfulness Club aims to help students reduce stress

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

The EIU Mindfulness Club is an RSO dedicated to encouraging students to practice mindful habits and behaviors. Professor Jaysinha Shinde started the Mindfulness Club nearly six years ago. “The ability to empower people, that’s priceless,” Shinde said. The club’s purpose is for teachers to enable stu...

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