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Student Senate approves disbursement of funds

December 9, 2015

The Student Senate approved several spending resolutions from the Apportionment Board during its an emergency meeting on Wednesday. The senate approved the $16,000 the University Board asked for to...

Student Senate discusses website

November 18, 2015

The Student Senate discussed the creation of a proposal to ask the apportionment board for money Wednesday evening at the Student Senate meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Courtney...

Student Senate approves RSO and plans events

November 4, 2015

Student Senate approved Blue Room magazine as a registered student organization and talked about upcoming events at their meeting Wednesday. Blue Room magazine was created two years ago. Brooke Szweda,...

Student Senate Passes Emergency Legislation, Preps for Elections

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...

‘Pastries with the Prez’ planned by Student Senate

October 7, 2015

The Student Senate made plans for events while talking about policies and goals at its meeting Wednesday in the Arcola-Tuscola Room in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Student Body President...

Budget hearing exposes stark reality

President David Glassman, (center) along with Blair Lord (right) and Paul McCann (left) speaks with the State Senate Higher Education Committee on Monday about the university budget in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr University Union.
October 5, 2015

State Sen. Scott Bennett asked Eastern President David Glassman how much longer the university could continue operating given the current state budget impasse during the State Senate Higher Education Committee’s...

Student Senate approves RSOs, plans team bonding

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,...

Student Senate discusses budget issues

September 16, 2015

Eastern’s budget issues were brought up at Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting. Reaching the end of its fiscal year, the state of Illinois has yet to decide on a stable budget to accommodate the...

Student government votes on ice cream bar, approves RSO

September 9, 2015

The Student Government voted to pass funding for an ice cream bar and approved a new RSO in the Arcola-Tuscola room in the Martin Luther King Jr University Union Wednesday night at the first official Student...

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