The Daily Eastern News

Student Senate approves 3 RSOs, confirms new RSO creation process

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 13, 2019


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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


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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

Student Senate votes to approve 7 out of 9 RSOs

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 6, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Get involved, but know your limits

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

September 16, 2018


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Being involved is highly recommended by many faculty members and fellow students. When I was a freshman, time and time again my professors would tell me that, and I would just roll my eyes because I heard it far too many times. I wasn’t super involved my freshman year, which worked out for the best,...

VIDEO: RSOs on display at Pantherpalooza 2018

Kristen Ed and Bing Bai

August 29, 2018


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Students learned about the various Registered Student Organizations Eastern has to offer at Wednesday's Pantherpalooza....

Get involved, stay involved in campus activities

Staff Editorial

August 21, 2018


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Being at Eastern is more than just going to class, eating, sleeping and then repeating all of that. It seems as though some of us are scared to leave our comfort zone or are scared to overcome insecurities and just take the leap into something that would actually benefit us. Naturally, the “somethi...

Student Spotlight: Barry Yard hopes to create Dungeons and Dragons RSO

Student Spotlight: Barry Yard hopes to create Dungeons and Dragons RSO

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 26, 2018


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Junior music education major Barry Yard is taking his passion for gaming and trying to make it into a registered student organization. Yard, who is considering working with the Gamer’s Guild, already has some ideas of how he plans to develop a new Dungeons and Dragons RSO. “I would like to...

Pantherpalooza a showcase for Eastern interests

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

January 17, 2018


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Students from all walks of life piled into the Grand Ballroom Wednesday afternoon to share common interests and take a chance to sign up for new adventures during this year’s Pantherpalooza. Music, loud laughter and an array of voices spilled out from behind the ballroom doors in the Martin Luther...

EIU College Republicans looking to rebuild after disbandment

Meghan Cebula

December 5, 2017


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The EIU College Republicans are looking to rebuild themselves since disbanding in 2014. Low participation was one of the main reasons for the club’s end. Since then, students have decided to come together on their own to get it started again. “We’ve been more unofficial,” said Samuel Cundari,...

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